Álex Abrines

Spanish basketball player

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Álex Abrines
Alex Abrines (Thunder at Wizards 2-13-17) (cropped).jpg
Abrines with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2017
No. 21 – FC Barcelona
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1993-08-01) August 1, 1993 (age 28)
Palma, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Axarquía
2011–2012Málaga
2011–2012→Axarquía
2012–2016 Barcelona
20162019Oklahoma City Thunder
2019–presentBarcelona
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Alejandro "Álex" Abrines Redondo (born August 1, 1993) is a Spanish professional basketball player for FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. Standing at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), he plays the shooting guard and small forward positions.

Professional career

Spain

Between 2010 and 2012, Abrines played for Clínicas Rincón and Unicaja. He was traded to Spanish club FC Barcelona in July 2012.[1]

On June 27, 2013, Abrines was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.[2]

On May 19, 2015, Abrines re-signed with Barcelona until 2019.[3] In May 2016, he was named the EuroLeague Rising Star. He played four seasons for Barcelona, winning three titles with the club – one Spanish ACB league championship, one Spanish King's Cup, and one Spanish Supercup. On July 19, 2016, Abrines parted ways with Barcelona.[4]

Oklahoma City Thunder

On July 23, 2016, Abrines signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[5] He made his debut for the Thunder in their season opener on October 26, 2016, scoring three points off the bench in a 103–97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.[6] On December 21, 2016, he hit five three-pointers and finished with a career-best 18 points in a 121–110 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.[7] On February 24, 2017, in his first career start, Abrines set a new career high with 19 points in a 110–93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.[8]

On December 9, 2017, Abrines, starting in place of the injured Paul George, scored a career-high 20 points in a 102–101 overtime win over the Memphis Grizzlies.[9]

On November 1, 2018, Abrines had 25 points on five 3-pointers in a 111–107 win over the Charlotte Hornets.[10] Later that month on November 30 Abrines scored 21 points off a career-high seven three pointers in a 124-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks.[11]

On February 9, 2019, Abrines was waived by the Thunder.[12]

Barcelona (second stint)

On July 12, 2019, Abrines signed a two-year deal with FC Barcelona with the option of a third year.[13] On June 30, 2021, he extended his contract with the team until 2026.[14]

International career

Abrines has played with the junior national teams of Spain. He won the gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he was named to the All-Tournament Team, as well as being named the tournament's MVP.[15] He also played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won the bronze medal. In 2016, he won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics with the senior Spain national basketball team. He also played at EuroBasket 2017.

Career statistics

Legend
  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
 Bold  Career high

NBA

Regular season
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2016–17 Oklahoma City 68 6 15.5 .393 .381 .898 1.3 .6 .5 .1 6.0
2017–18 Oklahoma City 75 8 15.1 .395 .380 .848 1.5 .4 .5 .1 4.7
2018–19 Oklahoma City 31 2 19.0 .357 .323 .923 1.5 .6 .5 .2 5.3
Career 174 16 16.0 .387 .368 .880 1.4 .5 .5 .1 5.3
Playoffs
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017 Oklahoma City 5 0 16.0 .348 .294 .750 1.8 .8 .0 .0 4.8
2018 Oklahoma City 6 0 18.3 .400 .462 1.000 2.7 .3 .8 .3 4.0
Career 11 0 17.3 .372 .367 .833 2.3 .5 .5 .2 4.4

EuroLeague

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011–12 Unicaja 6 1 11.7 .217 .133 .750 1.2 .5 .3 .3 2.5 .8
2012–13 Barcelona 15 2 11.2 .446 .324 1.000 1.1 .3 .4 .1 5.1 4.0
2013–14 28 4 16.6 .456 .369 .769 1.3 .7 .4 .1 6.7 4.5
2014–15 23 3 18.2 .450 .341 .771 1.5 1.7 .7 .2 7.6 6.7
2015–16 25 2 19.2 .469 .417 .833 2.2 .8 .6 .1 9.3 8.8
Career 97 12 16.5 .447 .360 .822 1.5 .8 .5 .1 7.1 5.8

Awards and accomplishments

Club

Individual

Spanish junior national team

References

  1. ^ Barça Regal y Unicaja acuerdan el intercambio entre Fran Vázquez y Abrines (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "NBA Draft 2013: Oklahoma City Thunder select Alex Abrines with No. 32 pick". SB Nation. 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2013-06-27.
  3. ^ Barcelona re-signs Alex Abrines until 2019
  4. ^ "Abrines says farewell to FC Barcelona Lassa". fcbarcelona.com. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Thunder Signs Alex Abrines". NBA.com. July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  6. ^ "Thunder vs. 76ers – Box Score". ESPN.com. October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2016.
  7. ^ "Westbrook scores 42, Thunder beats Pelicans 121-110". ESPN.com. December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  8. ^ "Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93". ESPN.com. February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  9. ^ "Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Grizzlies in OT". ESPN.com. December 9, 2017. Retrieved December 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Thunder rally from 19 down in 3rd, top Hornets 111-107". ESPN.com. November 1, 2018. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  11. ^ Gallo, Nick (November 30, 2018). "Three-Point Barrage, 2nd Quarter Burst Fuel Thunder Win– OKC 124, ATL 109". Oklahoma City Thunder. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  12. ^ "Thunder Waives Alex Abrines". NBA.com. February 9, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  13. ^ "Agreement to sign Álex Abrines until 2021". www.fcbarcelona.com. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Alex Abrines signs multi-year contract extension with Barcelona". Sportando. June 30, 2021. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  15. ^ FIBAEurope.com Abrines Named U18 MVP.

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