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Alex Acker
PG/SG - 6'5, 185lbs - 41 years old - 2 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2019 season
  • Birthdate: 01/21/1983
  • Drafted (NBA): 60th pick, 2005
  • Pre-draft team: Pepperdine
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2005 NBA DraftNBADrafted 60th overall by Detroit.
11th August, 2005NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Detroit.
2nd March, 2006D-LeagueAssigned by Detroit to Fayetteville Patriots of the D-League.
17th April, 2006D-LeagueRecalled by Detroit from Fayetteville Patriots of the D-League.
31st July, 2006GreeceSigned a one year contract with Olympiakos.
22nd August, 2007SpainSigned a one year contract with Barcelona.
26th September, 2008NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Detroit. Included team option for 2009/10.
2nd January, 2009D-LeagueAssigned by Detroit to Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.
8th January, 2009D-LeagueRecalled by Detroit from Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.
16th February, 2009NBATraded by Detroit, along with a 2011 second round pick (#37, Trey Thompkins), to L.A. Clippers in exchange for a protected 2013 second round pick (#56, Peyton Siva).
30th June, 2009NBAL.A. Clippers declined 2009/10 team option.
22nd August, 2009ItalySigned a one year contract with Milano.
2nd April, 2010ItalyReleased by Milano.
3rd September, 2010FranceSigned a one year contract with Le Mans.
30th June, 2011FranceSigned a one year extension with Le Mans.
17th October, 2012PolandSigned for the remainder of the season with Asseco Prokom Gdynia.
21st December, 2012PolandLeft Asseco Prokom Gdynia.
14th February, 2013FranceSigned an eight week contract with Boulazac.
2nd May, 2013FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with ASVEL Villeurbanne.
28th June, 2013FranceSigned a one year contract with Limoges.
25th October, 2014TurkeySigned a two month contract with Istanbul BSB.
29th December, 2014FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with ASVEL Villeurbanne.
26th August, 2015ItalySigned a one year contract with Avellino.
27th October, 2016ItalySigned for the remainder of the season with Cantu.
25th October, 2017GreeceSigned for the remainder of the season with Apollon Patras.
Career Moves
2001 - 2005Pepperdine (NCAA)
July 2005Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
August 2005 - June 2006Detroit Pistons (NBA)
July 2006Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
July 2006 - June 2007Olympiakos (Greece)
August 2007 - June 2008Barcelona (Spain)
July 2008Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
September 2008 - February 2009Detroit Pistons (NBA)
February 2009 - June 2009L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2009New York Knicks (Summer League)
August 2009 - April 2010Milano (Italy)
September 2010 - June 2012Le Mans (France)
October 2012 - December 2012Asseco Prokom Gdynia (Poland)
February 2013 - May 2013Boulazac (France)
May 2013 - June 2013ASVEL Villeurbanne (France)
June 2013 - June 2014Limgoes (France)
October 2014 - December 2014Istanbul BSB (Turkey)
December 2014 - June 2015ASVEL Villeurbanne (France)
August 2015 - June 2016Avellino (Italy)
October 2016 - June 2017Cantu (Italy)
October 2017 - June 2018Apollon Patras (Greece, A2)
Articles about Alex Acker

April 11, 2010

[...] Gary Neal was spending his second season with Benetton Treviso, and was leading Serie A in scoring with a 19.4 points per game average. I say "was" for a reason; Benetton released Neal last week. They did this because two weeks ago, Neal went out and got absolutely smashed with Armani Jeans Milano guard Alex Acker, and was subsequently too ill to play in Benetton's next game. Benetton did not take too kindly to a player missing a game for this reason, and they took action. Swift and decisive action. (Neal landed on his feet, signing with Unicaja Malaga in Spain's ACB a matter of days later. But Acker was waived by Milano later the same week. Was this partly the reason why? Could not say.)

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December 28, 2009

- Alex Acker

Acker started last season with the Pistons, and got traded to the Clippers in a trade that I totally predicted. (Apologies for being self-aggrandising.) He then went to summer league with the Knicks, and then left the NBA. He signed with A.J. Milano in Italy, and appeared in the league's first eight Italian league games (averaging 10.0 points and 4.3 rebounds) and their first four Euroleague games (8.8 and 2.8). However, he hasn't played since November 12th due to injury. I don't know what the injury is exactly, but a quick Google translate reveals that it's a "torn muscle." Don't know which.

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