Brad Oleson

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Brad Oleson
Real Madrid-FC Barcelona mayo 2013Cropedoleson70771.jpg
Oleson with Barcelona in April 2013.
No. 24 – FC Barcelona Lassa
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
League Liga ACB
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1983-04-11) April 11, 1983 (age 33)
Fairbanks, Alaska
Nationality American / Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school North Pole (North Pole, Alaska)
College
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005 Dodge City Legend
2005–2008 Rosalía de Castro
2008–2009 Fuenlabrada
2009–2013 Caja Laboral
2013–present FC Barcelona
Career highlights and awards

Bradley Scott Oleson Lashinski (born April 11, 1983) is an American-born Spanish[1] professional basketball player for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Liga ACB. He is a 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall point guard-shooting guard. His hometown of North Pole, Alaska, celebrates "Brad Oleson Day", every year, on April 24.[2]

College career[edit]

Oleson played college basketball at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Even though Alaska Fairbanks had a record of 4-23 the season before Oleson arrived at the school, in the three seasons that Oleson played with Fairbanks, the school's record was 64-24. He also set the Great Northwest Athletic Conference record for the most Player of the Week Awards won, with 9.

Professional career[edit]

Oleson began his professional career in the year 2005, with the Dodge City Legend of the USBL. He then moved to Rosalía de Castro, where he first played in the Spanish LEB2 League, and then later in the Spanish LEB League. In 2008, he joined the Spanish ACB League club Fuenlabrada. In 2009, he was supposed to play for Real Madrid, but his rights were soon transferred to rivals Caja Laboral in exchange for Pablo Prigioni and Sergi Vidal.[3]

On 28 January 2013, Oleson signed a two-year deal with the Spanish team FC Barcelona Regal.[4] On March 3, 2015, he signed a two-year extension with the club.[5]

Spanish national team[edit]

In October 2009, Oleson acquired Spanish nationality,[1] and was selected to the senior men's Spanish national basketball team's training camp pre-squad for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2009–10 Baskonia 12 1 13.7 .408 .400 .857 .9 .4 .3 .1 5.0 2.8
2010–11 Baskonia 20 11 20.9 .407 .327 .800 2.1 1.1 .6 .2 6.3 4.2
2011–12 Baskonia 10 6 21.9 .531 .448 .917 1.4 1.7 .7 .2 7.4 7.3
2012–13 Baskonia 15 13 22.9 .483 .500 .786 1.3 1.5 .7 .3 8.6 7.1
2013–14 Barcelona 20 5 20.9 .470 .455 .750 1.7 1.5 .5 .4 8.9 9.1
2014–15 Barcelona 20 5 19.0 .419 .394 .944 1.5 2.4 .7 .2 6.5 6.7
Career 97 41 20.0 .448 .418 .821 1.6 1.5 .6 .2 7.2 6.3

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

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