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Michael Finke


Date of Birth: 26-04-1996

Nationality: USA

Height: 2.08

Position: 4



Profile

Michael is a skilled PF with great shooting abilities, athletic and mobile combined with a good size. A player that can score in different ways, can put the ball on the floor and post-up. High IQ and basketball knowledge, can be impactful off the ball as well and in catch&finish situations around the rim.

After a solid college career in two excellent D1 programs like Illinois and Grand Canyon Mike played in the competitive VTB League, in Holland where he won the league with Leiden and this season killed the OPAP League with Apollon after a stint in Greece wih Aris and Iraklis.

Videos:
Scouting Report 2022
: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh7Pa8V-YWQ
Den Bosch, Kalev – 2020 Highlights : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plYq4kdLb1I
Illinois, NCAA - Highlights : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmVasiNp9x0
Full Games
Apollon, OPAP League - Cyprus

Vs AEL (Mar 11th, 2022): 39pts, 15rbs, 45Eff
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjMWqLt2ogY
Vs Paralimni (Feb 13th, 2022): 27pts, 14rbs, 35Eff
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKO9f7SBOwo
Legia, FIBA Europe Cup
Vs Bakken (20pts, 9rbs, 23Eff)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUJdTVSdhms >
Vs Kataja (23pts, 8rbs, 30Eff)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS5hftZHBH0 >


Career

2015-2016: University of Illinois (NCAA): 32 games: 7.8ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.0apg, FGP: 51.0%, 3PT: 37.0%, FT: 65.1%
2016-2017: University of Illinois (NCAA): 32 games: 6.9ppg, 4.2rpg, FGP: 56.1%, 3PT: 41.1%, FT: 54.8%
2017-2018: University of Illinois (NCAA): 28 games: 9.8ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.1apg, FGP: 62.9%, 3PT: 30.9%, FT: 61.2%
2018-2019: Grand Canyon State University (NCAA, starting five): 31 games: 12.0ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.4apg, FGP: 70.8%, 3PT: 31.8%, FT: 81.0%
2019-2020: Legia Warszawa (Poland-EBL): 11 games: 11.4ppg, 4.4rpg, 1.4apg, 2FGP: 49.2%, 3PT: 37.0%, FT: 70.6%; BCL: 4 games: 10.3ppg, 5.0rpg: FIBA Europe Cup: 6 games: 14.2ppg, 6.8rpg, 1.0apg, 2FGP: 61.8%, 3PT: 40.7%, FT: 83.3%, in Dec.19 signed at BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (Estonia-EstLatBL): LatEstBL: 12 games: 9.9ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.4apg, FGP: 55.0%, 3PT: 40.0%, FT: 82.6% VTB United League: 8 games: 6.4ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.4apg
2020: House of Paign (Illinois Alumni) (The Basketball Tournament)
2020-2021: Zorg and Zekerheid Leiden (Holland-DBL, starting five): 27 games: 12.6ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.5apg, FGP: 58.8%, 3PT: 45.0%, FT: 71.4%
2021-2022: GS Iraklis Thessaloniki (Greece-A1, starting five), then signed at Aris Thessaloniki (Greece-A1): 4 games: 3.3ppg, 1.3rpg, in Nov.21 moved to BC Apollon Limassol (Cyprus-OPAP Basket League, starting five): 18 games: 17.5ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.3apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 57.1%, 3PT: 43.6%, FT: 79.2%

AWARDS
HS Class 3A first-team All-State by the Associated Press and Chicago Sun-Times -2015
HS First team All-State by the Champaign News-Gazette -15
NIT Elite Eight -2017
WAC Tournament Finalist -2019
All-WAC 1st Team -2019
WAC All-Newcomer Team -2019
All-Eurobasket Summer League in Chicago 2nd Team -2019
Dutch Eredivisie Regular Season Champion -2021
Dutch Eredivisie Champion -2021
Eurobasket.com All-Dutch Eredivisie Honorable Mention -2021


Clubs

Aris - Salonicco - Grecia01/10/202101/11/2021
Aris (GRE)'21 - 21
Apollon Limassol - Limassol - Cipro01/11/202130/06/2022
Apollon Limassol (CYP)'21 - 22
FC Porto - Porto - Portogallo01/07/202230/06/2023
FC Porto (POR)'22 - 23