Michael Bauer (basketball)

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Michael Bauer
Personal information
Born (1980-08-14) August 14, 1980 (age 36)
Hastings, Minnesota
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Hastings (Hastings, Minnesota)
College Minnesota (1999–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–2010
Position Power forward
Career history
2004–2005 Waikato Titans (New Zealand)
2005 Amicale Steinsel (Luxembourg)
2005–2006 Chorale Roanne (France)
2006–2007 Pau-Orthez (France)
2007 Skyliners Frankfurt (Germany)
2007–2008 SLUC Nancy (France)
2008–2009 Base Oostende (Belgium)
2009–2010 Pau-Orthez (France)
Career highlights and awards

Michael Bauer (born August 14, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player. Bauer most recently played for Belgian club Base Oostende. In 6 EuroChallenge appearances with Oostende, Bauer averaged 11.2 points per game.[1] Previously, he has played professionally with Deutsche Bank Skyliners in Germany and Nancy, Roanne, and Pau-Orthez in France.[2] He debuted professionally for Luxembourg club Amicale Steinsel for the 2004-05 season.[3] He was an all-star in Ligue Nationale de Basketball in 2006 while with Roanne.[3]

Bauer is from Hastings, where he attended Hastings High School.[4] Bauer played collegiate basketball for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. He held the several Gophers records for three point shooting at the conclusion of his career. Bauer held marks of most three pointers made (71) and attempted (190) from the 2002-03 season, before being passed in each mark by Lawrence Westbrook.[5] Currently, Bauer is second in Minnesota history with 191 three point field goals.[6]


  1. ^ Hartman, Sid. Smith worried about reliever, not Mauer, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, February 6, 2009.
  2. ^ Profile
  3. ^ a b Bauer, Michael
  4. ^ Michael Bauer #41 F, ESPN.
  5. ^ Gophers Face Central Michigan on Saturday Night at Williams Arena, GopherSports, November 24, 2007.
  6. ^ Post game notes, Penn State University Department of Athletics, March 11, 2010.

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