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Danilo Timon Barthel (born October 24, 1991) is a German professional basketball player for Bayern Munich of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) and the EuroLeague.[1]

Danilo Barthel
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Barthel with Germany in 2017
No. 22 – FC Bayern Munich
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1991-10-24) October 24, 1991 (age 27)
Heidelberg, Germany
NationalityGerman
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2011USC Heidelberg
2011–2016Fraport Skyliners
2016–presentBayern Munich
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Barthel began his professional career in his hometown with USC Heidelberg back in 2008. On June 23, 2011, he signed with Fraport Skyliners.

In the 2013–14 season he played 34 league games for Frankfurt, averaging 11.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 28.1 minutes per game. For the season, he was named the League's BBL Most Improved Player.

With Frankfurt he won the 2015–16 FIBA Europe Cup in a final against Openjobmetis Varese.

On July 6, 2016, he signed a two-year deal with Bayern Munich.[2] On June 17, 2018, Barthel won his first BBL championship with Bayern after defeating Alba Berlin 3–2 in the finals.[3] Barthel was named the Finals MVP after the decisive game five.[4] Over five finals games, he averaged 12.8 points, 4.6 rebounds on 70.8% shooting from the field.[5]

International careerEdit

Barthel has been a member of the German national under-18 and German national under-20 teams. He played in the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and the 2010 and 2011 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship and helped the German team to fifth place in 2011, averaging 4.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists.

On 27 July 2014, he made his debut for the senior Germany national basketball team in a game against Finland.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Danilo Barthel Basketball Player Profile,". www.eurobasket.com.
  2. ^ "Danilo Barthel moves to Bayern Munich". sportando.com. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
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  5. ^ Statistics BBL