Bryan Bracey

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Bryan Bracey
Personal information
Born (1978-08-05) August 5, 1978 (age 38)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Park and River Forest
(Oak Park, Illinois)
College
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58th overall
Playing career 2001–2011
Position Forward
Career history
2001 Fayetteville Patriots
2001–2002 Bnei Herzliya
2002 Air Avellino
2002–2003 Hapoel Jerusalem
2003–2004 Huntsville Flight
2004 CB Murcia
2004 Cedar Rapids River Raiders
2004–2005 Peristeri B.C.
2005 Dynamo Moscow Region
2006–2007 Legea Scafati
2007–2008 Élan Chalon
2008–2009 Dexia Mons-Hainaut
2009–2010 Proteas EKA AEL
2010–2011 Capitanes de Arecibo
2011 AO Pagrati BC
Career highlights and awards

Bryan Patrick Bracey (born August 5, 1978) is an American former basketball player. He played his college basketball at the University of Oregon that he attended and was a first team All-Pac-10 selection in 2001. He was chosen in the second round (57th pick overall, the last pick) of the 2001 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.

Early life and college[edit]

Bracey was born in Chicago and graduated from Oak Park High School at Oak Park, Illinois in 1996.[1] Bracey also has Irish citizenship.[2] He played at University of Wisconsin–Platteville, under Bo Ryan, his first year after high school and contributed 4 points in the only game he saw the floor.[3] He attended Malcolm X College, part of the City Colleges of Chicago, before transferring to the University of Oregon in 1999. By 2001, Bracey became the leading scorer in the Pac-10 (20.3 points per game) and led the Oregon Ducks with 7.5 rebounds per game.[4]

Professional career[edit]

In the 2001 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected Bracey as the 57th pick, the final overall pick. Bracey debuted professionally with the Fayetteville Patriots of the NBA Development League but played only one game with that team.[5] Bracey signed with Bnei Herzliya of Israeli Basketball Super League at the end of November 2001.[6] He was credited for helping Herzliya rally from an 0-10 start in the season.[7] Bracey left Israel in April 2002, during the Battle of Jenin.[6]

Until being released in November 2002, Bracey played 10 games with the Italian team Air Avellino. He played until summer 2003 with Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in Israel.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bryan Bracey". Oregon Ducks. Archived from the original on February 2, 2002. 
  2. ^ "Bryan Bracey" (PDF). Priority Sports Entertainment. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bryan Bracey" (PDF). 
  4. ^ Duncan, Sean (January 10, 2001). "Young Men Go West". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bryan Bracey D-League statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "Bryan Bracey". Eurobasket. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ Mittleman, Jerry (February 8, 2002). "Wheeler, Bracey, Kennedy spark Herzliya comeback". Haaretz. Retrieved February 20, 2012.