Günther for Ulm in 2010
|No. 6 – ratiopharm Ulm|
February 5, 1988 |
|Listed height||6 ft 0.5 in (1.84 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Per Günther (basketball player from Hagen, Germany. Günther is currently a member of Basketball Bundesliga team Ratiopharm Ulm and competed with the German national basketball team at the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Günther is known as one of the best domestic players in Germany, as he has played in seven BBL All-Star Games.February 5, 1988) is a German
Günther began his professional career with German side Phoenix Hagen, then a part of the German 2. Bundesliga Pro A (the second tier of German basketball). Günther had a highly successful 2007–08 season for Hagen, averaging 14.5 points and 2.4 assists per game. Following the season, he was named the league's Most Improved Player and was voted to the All-League Second Team.
On the heels of his successful season with Hagen, Günther joined Basketball Bundesliga side Ratiopharm Ulm for the 2008-09 season, helping the team to a fifth place league finish. In the 2009-10 season, he averaged 6.6 points and 2.5 assists for Ulm, although the team struggled to a 13th place finish in the league.
Günther was one of the top junior players in Germany. He first played with the German national basketball team at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. He later competed with the junior squads at both the 2007 and 2008 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.