August 2, 1981 |
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Lafayette (Lafayette, Alabama)|
|NBA draft||2004 / Undrafted|
|2009–2011||Armani Jeans Milano|
|2013||Lagun Aro GBC|
|2014–2015||Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez|
|Career highlights and awards|
Morris "Mo" Finley (born August 2, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of the LNB Pro A. Standing at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), he plays the point guard position.
Finley played college basketball at the University of Alabama Birmingham with the school's UAB Blazers. He is mostly remembered for hitting the game winning shot against the No. 1 overall seed Kentucky in the Second Round of the 2004 NCAA Tournament.
Finley joined the Serbia and Montenegro League team Mornar Bar in 2004. He led the league in scoring during the 2004-05 season, averaging 23.3 points per game. In 2005, he joined the Greek League club Olympia Larissa for only 3 games. He then joined the Belgian team Liège Basket. In 2007, he joined the Italian League team Solsonica Rieti, and was the Serie A top scorer with 20.3 points per game. In 2008, he moved to Montepaschi Siena, where he won the Italian Championship. In 2009, he moved to Olimpia Milano. He started the season with Armani Jeans with a stunning performance, scoring 28 points on 10/16 shooting in a 66–73 loss against Milano's rival, Pallacanestro Varese. He led Olimpia both in Euroleague and in Serie A, until he suffered a strain on January 11, 2010. He missed three months of the season, but returned to help lead Olimpia back to the Finals. During the 2011 season Finley suffered a knee injury requiring surgery. He was sidelined for most of 2012, but returned to finish the season for Fenerbahçe Ülker in Turkey. In January 2013, he signed for Lagun Aro GBC of the Spanish League. After a sabbatical leave, he signed for Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of the French League in May 2014. 
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|2009–10||Armani Jeans Milano||9||9||33.0||.392||.308||.857||3.6||2.2||1.7||.0||12.4||10.9|
|2010–11||Armani Jeans Milano||10||9||29.5||.519||.433||.850||1.7||3.3||1.2||.0||11.0||11.3|
Italian League statistics
|2009–10||Armani Jeans Milano||13||13||32.1||.450||.340||.884||4.4||4.1||2.0||.2||14.0|
- Solobasket.it Milano ufficializza Finley (Italian).
- Fenerbahçe Ülker transferred Mo Finley
- El Lagun Aro GBC se hace con Morris Finley
- Mo Finley, nouveau meneur de l'Elan
- Euroleague.net – Career stats
- Legabasket.it – Career stats