Michael Bramos

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Michael Bramos
Michael Bramos (2011).JPG
Bramos warm-ups with Gran Canaria.
Reyer Venezia Mestre
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Serie A
Personal information
Born (1987-05-27) May 27, 1987 (age 28)
Harper Woods, Michigan
Nationality Greek / American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Grosse Pointe North
(Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan)
College Miami (Ohio) (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Pro career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Peristeri (Greece)
2010–2012 Gran Canaria (Spain)
2012–2014 Panathinaikos (Greece)
2015–present Umana Reyer Venezia (Italy)
Career highlights and awards

Michalis Antonis "Mike" Bramos (Greek: Μιχάλης "Μάικ" Αντώνης Μπράμος, commonly referred to as Michael Bramos), born 27 May 1987, is a Greek-American professional basketball player who currently plays for Umana Reyer Venezia of the Italian Serie A. Born in Harper Woods, Michigan, he played college basketball for Miami University. In his senior season at Miami, Bramos was named MAC Player of the Year. He is a shooting guard-small forward, standing at 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in), with a 2.13 m (7 ft.) wingspan.[1]

College career[edit]

After playing high school basketball at Grosse Pointe North, Bramos played college basketball at Miami (Ohio) from 2005 to 2009. With the RedHawks, he was named to the All-Mid-American Conference Second Team in 2008, as a junior.[2] As a senior, he was named to the 2009 All-Mid-American Conference First Team, and he was also named the 2009 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year.[3][4] In his four seasons with Miami, Bramos appeared in 120 games, averaging 12.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1 steal, and 1.1 block per game.[5] As of May 2015, Bramos was Miami's sixth all-time leader in points scored, with 1,515, third all-time in blocked shots, with 130, and tenth all-time in steals, with 124.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Going undrafted, Bramos played with the Detroit Pistons' NBA Summer League team in 2009.[7] In August 2009, he joined the Greek Basket League club Peristeri.[8] With Peristeri, he played in all 26 regular season games, averaging 9, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game, in 24 minutes of playing time.[9] In 2010, he joined the Spanish ACB League club Gran Canaria.[10]

In 2012, he signed a 3 year contract with Greek Euroleague-playing club, Panathinaikos,[11] with the first two years of the contract being guaranteed.[12] With Panathinaikos, he won both the Greek Cup and the Greek League in 2013 and 2014. Panathinaikos declined to pick up the team option on the last year of his contract, and he was released by the club on 12 June 2014.[13]

Bramos played with the Atlanta Hawks' NBA Summer League team in 2014,[14][15] but he injured himself during Summer League play. He was thus sidelined for the entire 2014–15 season.[16]

In August 2015, he was signed for the 2015-16 season by Italian Serie A side Umana Reyer Venezia, after the team had made sure he was fit to play again.[17]

International career[edit]

Bramos became a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in 2011. With Greece's national team, he played at FIBA EuroBasket 2011, the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament and at FIBA EuroBasket 2013.


Bramos' paternal grandparents were originally from Greece, with his grandfather coming from Kardamas, near Amaliada; he met some of his relatives when he played in Greece.[18]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Professional career[edit]



  1. ^ Draftexpress.com Profile.
  2. ^ "Tim Pollitz, Michael Bramos and Kenny Hayes Named to All-MAC Teams". Miami University Athletics. March 12, 2008. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  3. ^ Alexander, Elton (March 9, 2009). "Mid-American Conference hoops awards". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  4. ^ Alexander, Elton (March 12, 2009). "An early start is nothing new to Randall, Ohio U". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Michael Bramos - Miami (OH)". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Miami University Men's Basketball 2014-15 media supplement" (PDF). Miami University Athletics. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ Journal-News.com Miami grad showing well in NBA Summer League.
  8. ^ Sportando.net - Michael Bramos new addition of Peristeri.
  9. ^ "GS PERISTERIOU (Total Stats Regular Season After day 26) 2009–10". Galanis Sports Data. Retrieved August 28, 2015. 
  10. ^ Eurocupbasketball.com - Gran Canaria 2014 tabs Michael Bramos.
  11. ^ Sport24.gr Συμφώνησε με Μπράμο ο Παναθηναϊκός (Greek).
  12. ^ Euroleague.net PANATHINAIKOS tabs Bramos.
  13. ^ Panathinaikos BC Announcement.
  14. ^ NBA.com Hawks' Summer League Roster Offers Plenty of Intrigue.
  15. ^ NBA.com 2014 Atlanta Hawks Summer League Roster.
  16. ^ "Οι πέντε τοπ ελεύθεροι της Ευρωλίγκας (The Top-5 free agents of Euroleague)" (in Greek). Eurohoops.net. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  17. ^ "Ufficiale: Michael Bramos farà parte del roster dell’Umana Reyer" [Official: Michael Bramos will be part of Umana Reyer's roster]. Reyer.it (in Italian). 28 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  18. ^ Taylor, Jeff (30 September 2011). "GRE – Bramos reflects on eye-opening EuroBasket". FIBA.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 

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