Daniel Clark (basketball)

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Daniel Clark
Clark playing for MZT in 2017
UCAM Murcia
Position Power forward
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 28)
Greenwich, London
Nationality British
Listed height 6 ft 10 34 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2013 CB Estudiantes
2007–2008 CB Breogán
2013 Laboral Kutxa Vitoria
2013–2014 CAI Zaragoza
2014–2015 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2015–2016 MoraBanc Andorra
2016–2017 MZT Skopje Aerodrom
2017–present UCAM Murcia

Daniel Clark (born 16 September 1988) is a British professional basketball player who plays for UCAM Murcia of the Liga ACB. Clark is also a member of the British national team.

Early life[edit]

Clark is from a well-known British basketball family, his father Mark coached the GB national women’s team from 2006–09 and his mother played for the National team.[1] His sister Ella Clark is also an international basketball player.[2] Clark decided to reject the chance to play college basketball in the United States and instead opted to accept an invitation to play at the academy of Spanish ACB club, CB Estudiantes. Before this, he attended Chingford Foundation School.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Coming through the Spanish club's junior ranks, Clark made his full debut in the ACB in December 2006 before spending loan spells in the Spanish second division with the Estudiantes farm team CB Breogan in the 2007–08 and 2008–09 seasons. Since the start of the 2009–10 Clark established himself into the regular rotation for CB Estudiantes and then into the starting five.

On 20 October 2016, Clark signed with Macedonian club MZT Skopje Aerodrom.[3][4] On 1 March 2017, he left MZT.[5] On 9 March 2017, he signed with UCAM Murcia for the rest of the 2016–17 ACB season.[6]

International career[edit]

Clark has represented England and Britain at junior and under-20 levels, He earned his first cap for the British senior team in the summer of 2009 and was part of the team that competed at the 2009 Eurobasket in Poland. Clark also represented Team GB at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.


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