Ondřej Balvín

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Ondřej Balvín
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Balvín with Baloncesto Sevilla in 2013
No. 12 – Herbalife Gran Canaria
Position Center
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1992-09-20) September 20, 1992 (age 25)
Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech
Listed height 7 ft 1.5 in (2.17 m)
Listed weight 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 USK Praha
2010–2016 Baloncesto Sevilla
2016–2017 Bayern Munich
2017Estudiantes
2017–present Herbalife Gran Canaria
Career highlights and awards

Ondřej Balvín (born September 20, 1992) is a Czech professional basketball player for Herbalife Gran Canaria of the Liga ACB. Standing at 7 ft 1.5 in (2.17 m), he plays at the center position.

Professional career[edit]

From 2009 to 2010 he played with USK Praha. In 2010 he signed with Baloncesto Sevilla of the Spanish Liga ACB, where he played for the next six seasons. He went undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft.

In July 2016, Balvín joined the Denver Nuggets for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[1] On July 25, 2016, he signed a two-year contract with Bayern Munich of the German Basketball Bundesliga.[2] On January 31, 2017, he returned to Spain and signed with Movistar Estudiantes, on loan till the end of the 2016–17 ACB season.[3]

On July 1, 2017, Balvín signed a one-year deal with an option for another season with Herbalife Gran Canaria of the Spanish Liga ACB.[4]

Czech Republic national team[edit]

Balvín played in all categories of the Czech Republic national basketball team. He joined the senior squad for the first time in 2011 for playing the EuroBasket Division B.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nuggets Announce 2016 NBA Summer League Roster and Mini-Camp Schedule". NBA.com. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Ondrej Balvin signs with Bayern Munich". sportando.com. 25 July 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ondrej Balvin, centímetros para Movistar Estudiantes". acb.com (in Spanish). 31 January 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ondrej Balvin será una de las torres del Herbalife Gran Canaria". Club Baloncesto Gran Canaria (in Spanish). 1 July 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017. 

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