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|No. 20 – Glasgow Rocks|
|League||British Basketball League|
3 July 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school||Maine Central Institute
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
After graduating from Duquesne University Achara turned professional in 2008. He began his career abroad in Italy. He came back in the light of his home nation, Scotland in 2010 when he joined Scotland's only professional basketball team, the Glasgow Rocks. On 26 September 2010, Achara debuted for the Glasgow Rocks in a game against Sheffield Sharks, which they went on to win 80-76. Following two successful years in Spain Achara signed a short two week contract in 2012 with the Glasgow Rocks. After spells in Europe, Achara re-signed for the Rocks for the 2014-15 season.
Achara is the youngest player ever to play for the Scotland national side, featuring in the FIBA Europe Promotions Cup. He made his debut for Great Britain team in 2008, shortly before turning professional. Achara was a part of the British Basketball team which took part in the London 2012 Olympics. He played a major role in the only victory of the Olympics for the team against China.
- "Outlook's sunny for basketball star". Scotland on Sunday. 28 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
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