Alex Wesby

Alex Wesby (born July 5, 1980) is an American retired basketball player from Philadelphia. He played for Temple in college and played as a professional player in multiple countries in Europe.

Alex Wesby
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Wesby for GasTerra Flames in 2011
Personal information
Born (1980-07-05) July 5, 1980 (age 40)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolBenjamin Franklin
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeTemple (1999–2003)
NBA draft2003 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–2018
PositionShooting guard
Number9
Career history
2003Saint-Étienne Basket
2003–2004Swans Gmunden
2004–2005Sundsvall Dragons
2005–2006Kataja
2006–2007Torpan Pojat
2007–2009Sundsvall Dragons
2009–2010ETHA Engomis
2010–2011Sundsvall Dragons
2011–2012GasTerra Flames
2012–2013Sundsvall Dragons
2013–2014Kataja
2014–2016LF Basket Norrbotten
2016–2018Swans Gmunden
Career highlights and awards

CareerEdit

In the 2010–11 season, Wesby played in Sweden for Sundsvall Dragons. He won the Most Valuable Player award of the Swedish League, as well as the award for the Best Defender.[1]

Wesby signed with GasTerra Flames from Groningen, Netherlands for the 2011–12 season.[2][3] He reached the semifinals with Groningen and was named to the All-DBL Team.

He returned to the Sundsvall Dragons for his fourth stand with the club for the 2012–13 season. He signed till 2015.[4] He started the 2013–14 season in Sweden, but left the club in December 2013 because of personal reasons.[5]

In the 2014 offseason he signed with another Swedish team, LF Basket Norrbotten.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Joensuun Kataja

  • Korisliiga finalist (2): 2005–06, 2013–14
  • Finnish cup runner-up (1): 2005–06

Steiner Swans Gmunden

Sundsvall Dragons

  • Ligan (2): 2008–09, 2010–11

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BallinEurope, the European Basketball news site » Blog Archive » Celebrating the best in Sweden, 2010-11". Ballineurope.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  2. ^ "GASTERRA tabs Alex Wesby - Eurocup 2011-12 - Welcome to Eurocup". Eurocupbasketball.com. 2011-06-06. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  3. ^ "Alex Wesby tekent contract bij GasTerra Flames » GasTerra Flames" (in Dutch). Gasterraflames.nl. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  4. ^ "Sweden - Sundsvall Dragons lock Alex Wesby until 2015 | MLBB - Sports Agency WebSite Template". Mlbb.d11.gr. 2012-06-13. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  5. ^ "Alex Wesby exits Sundsvall - Court Side Basketball News | Court Side Basketball News". Court-side.com. 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2014-03-10.

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