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Gregory Alexander Renfroe (born May 23, 1986) is an American-born Bosnian-Herzegovinian professional basketball player for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Alex Renfroe
Alex Renfroe Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball vs Galatasaray Men's Basketball TSL 20180304 (2) (cropped).jpg
Renfroe with Galatasaray in 2018
Zenit Saint Petersburg
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1986-05-23) May 23, 1986 (age 33)
Hermitage, Tennessee
NationalityAmerican / Bosnian-Herzegovinian
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High schoolHume-Fogg (Nashville, Tennessee)
CollegeTrevecca Nazarene (2004–2006)
Belmont (2007–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010VEF Rīga
2010–2011Zagreb
2011–2012Brindisi
2012–2013Valladolid
2013Bamberg
2013–2014Enisey
2014Baskonia
2014–2015Alba Berlin
2015–2016Bayern Munich
2016–2017Barcelona
2017–2018Galatasaray
2018Manresa
2018–2019Partizan
2019–presentZenit Saint Petersburg
Career highlights and awards

Contents

College careerEdit

Professional careerEdit

Renfroe went undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft. On July 11, 2009 he signed his first professional contract with BK VEF Rīga of Latvia for the 2009–10 season.[2]

In August 2010, he signed with KK Zagreb of Croatia for the 2010–11 season.[3] On July 18, 2011 he signed with New Basket Brindisi of the Italian Legadue Basket for the 2011–12 season.[4]

On September 24, 2012, he signed with CB Valladolid of Spain for the 2012–13 season.[5] He left them in February 2013, and signed with Brose Baskets of Germany for the rest of the season.[6]

On August 21, 2013, he signed with Yenisey Krasnoyarsk of Russia.[7] On May 12, 2014, he signed with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria of Spain for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[8]

On September 24, 2014, Renfroe signed a four-month contract with the German team Alba Berlin.[9] On January 30, 2015, he signed a contract extension with Alba Berlin until June, 2015.[10]

On June 28, 2015, Renfroe signed a two-year contract with the German club Bayern Munich.[11]

On November 29, 2016, he parted ways with Bayern, and signed a contract with the Spanish club FC Barcelona for the rest of the season.[12] On June 8, 2017, Barcelona announced the end of their contract with Renfroe.[13]

On July 24, 2017, Renfroe signed with Turkish club Galatasaray for the 2017–18 season.[14]

On July 18, 2018, Renfroe signed a one-year deal with Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB.[15]

On December 26, 2018, Renfro signed with Serbian club Partizan for the rest of the 2018–19 season.[16]

National teamEdit

In 2015, Renfroe received a Bosnian-Herzegovinian passport and represented[17] the Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team at EuroBasket 2015.[18]

Career statisticsEdit

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

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.

EuroLeagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Alba Berlin 24 8 26.5 .480 .457 .824 4.5 5.3 1.4 .1 9.8 15.0
2015–16 Bayern 10 10 27.0 .531 .440 .800 4.2 4.2 .6 .2 10.1 11.5
2016–17 Barcelona 17 2 17.4 .444 .387 1.000 2.1 1.6 1.0 .0 4.0 4.4
Career 51 20 21.5 .480 .417 .856 3.4 3.6 1.1 .1 8.0 10.1

Personal lifeEdit

Alex has two siblings, Jonte and Rachel Renfroe. He is the son of Gregory and Cynthia Renfroe and is married to Brandi Miller Renfroe. His daughter's name is Olivia Rose.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alex Renfroe Named Atlantic Sun Player of the Year". belmont.prestosports.com. March 3, 2009. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "VEF Riga inks Renfroe". Sportando.com. July 11, 2009. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  3. ^ "KK Zagreb inks Alex Renfroe and Mario Kasun". Sportando.com. August 13, 2010. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  4. ^ "Enel Brindisi lands Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. July 18, 2011. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  5. ^ "CB Valladolid officially signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. September 24, 2012. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  6. ^ "Bamberg officially signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. February 27, 2013. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  7. ^ "Alex Renfroe signs with Enisey Krasnoyarsk". Sportando.com. August 21, 2013. Archived from the original on May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  8. ^ "Laboral Kutxa se refuerza hasta final de temporada con el base Alex Renfroe". Baskonia.com (in Spanish). May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  9. ^ "Alba Berlin signs big man Banic, guard Renfroe". Euroleague.net. September 24, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
  10. ^ "Alba Berlin signs Alex Renfroe to a contract extension till June". Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  11. ^ "Alex Renfroe signs a two-year deal with Bayern Munich". Sportando.com. June 28, 2015. Archived from the original on July 1, 2015. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  12. ^ "Barcelona signs Alex Renfroe". Sportando.com. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  13. ^ "Alex Renfroe i Xavier Munford no seguiran al Barça Lassa". fcbarcelona.cat (in Spanish). June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  14. ^ "Galatasaray lands playmaker Renfroe". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 24, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2017.
  15. ^ "ACB.COM - El BAXI Manresa tiene un nuevo director de juego: Alex Renfroe". www.acb.com (in Spanish). 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  16. ^ "ZVANIČNO: Renfro je novi igrač Partizana". mozzartsport.com. October 23, 2018. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  17. ^ American Alex Renfroe trying to find his way in Bosnia
  18. ^ "Alex Renfroe will get Bosnian passport, play at Eurobasket". Sportando.com. June 8, 2015. Retrieved August 9, 2015.

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