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Michael Finke

Date of Birth: 26-04-1996

Nationality: USA

Height: 2.08

Position: 4


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.

Highlights Liga BetClic/FIBA Europe Cup 22/23
Scouting Report 2022 :
Den Bosch, Kalev – 2020 Highlights :
Illinois, NCAA - Highlights :
Full Games
Yamagata Basket, B2 League 23/24
Vs Shiga (Dec 3, 2023): 26pts, 6rbs
Vs Shizuoka (Nov 19, 2023): 24pts, 9rbs, 4ass
Porto, Liga BetClic 2022/2023
vs Sporting (Apr 15, 2023): 33pts, 11rbs, 39Eff
vs Benfica (Dec 23, 2022): 20pts, 6rbs, 21Eff
vs Sangalhos (Feb 12, 2023): 29pts, 6rbs, 29Eff
Porto, FIBA Europe Cup 2022/2023
vs Cholet (Jan 11, 2023): 19pts, 4rbs, 19Eff
Apollon, OPAP League - Cyprus
Vs AEL (Mar 11th, 2022): 39pts, 15rbs, 45Eff
Vs Paralimni (Feb 13th, 2022): 27pts, 14rbs, 35Eff
Legia, FIBA Europe Cup
Vs Bakken (20pts, 9rbs, 23Eff) >
Vs Kataja (23pts, 8rbs, 30Eff) >


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%
2022-2023: FC Porto (Portugal-Liga Betclic, starting five): 34 games: 12ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.1apg, FGP: 60.8%, 3PT: 45.3%, FT: 85.5%; FIBA Europe Cup: 14 games: 10.7ppg, 3.8rpg, FGP: 61.9%, 3PT: 47.0%, FT: 71.4%
2023-2024: Pass lab Yamagata Wyverns (Japan-B2 League, starting five): 65 games: 12.0ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.2apg, FGP: 51.2%, 3PT: 40.2%, FT: 80.4%

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 All-Dutch Eredivisie Honorable Mention -2021 All-Cyprus League Honorable Mention -2022
Portuguese Liga Betclic -2023 (Player of the Week Rd.8)
FIBA Europe Cup Quarterfinals -2023
Portuguese Liga BetClic Playoffs Semifinals
Japanese B League D2 Semifinals -2024


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
Ymagata Wyverns - Yamagata - Giappone01/07/202330/06/2024
Ymagata Wyverns (JPN)'23 - 24