Kieron Achara (Scotland)

Kieron Achara

Nationality: SCO
Born : 03.07.1983
Place of birth: Stirling (SCO)
Height: 2.08m
Position: F

Statistics
18.2Points per game
12.0Rebounds per game
2.0Assists per game

Scotland

ACCUMULATED STATISTICS

GMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPtsAvg
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
527.835/6752.235/6256.50/50.021/3070.03.88.212.02.02.81.20.63.69118.2

STATISTICAL RANKINGS

  • » Ranks #6 in Field Goals Made (7.0)
  • » Ranks #6 in Points Per Game (18.2)
  • » Ranks #9 in Field Goal Percentage (52.2%)
  • » Ranks #3 in 2 Pts Field Goals Made (7.0)
  • » Ranks #3 in Free Throws Made (4.2)
  • » Ranks #9 in Field Goals Attempted (13.4)
  • » Ranks #4 in 2 Pts Field Goals Attempted (12.4)
  • » Ranks #3 in Free Throws Attempted (6.0)
  • » Ranks #2 in Offensive Rebounds (3.8)
  • » Ranks #2 in Defensive Rebounds (8.2)
  • » Ranks #1 in Total Rebounds (12.0)
  • » Ranks #14 in Assists (2.0)
  • » Ranks #19 in Turnovers (2.8)
  • » Ranks #13 in Blocked Shots (0.6)
  • » Ranks #7 in Fouls (3.6)
  • » Ranks #10 in 2 Pts Field Goal Percentage (56.5%)
  • » Ranks #10 in Free Throws Percentage (70.0%)
  • » Ranks #1 in Double-Doubles (4)
Kieron Achara - EuroBasket 2013 Profile
Team 2012-13: Kavala (Greece-A1)
Career: Falkirk Fury (UK-SBL, 1998-2002); Maine Institute (USA-HS, 2002-3); Duquesne University (USA-NCAA, 2003-8); Fortitudo Bologna (Italy-Lega A, 2008-9); Biella (Italy-Lega A, 2009-10); Glasgow Rocks (UK-BBL, 2010); Barcellona (Italy, Lega 2, 2010-11); Manresa (Spain-ACB, 2011-12); Kavala (Greece-A1, 2012-present)

Achara is set to emerge as one of Great Britain's primary focuses at both ends of the floor after impressing in training camp. He made his Great Britain debut in 2008 and featured at EuroBasket 2009 in Poland. Although he did not make the squad for EuroBasket 2011, he returned in 2012 and scored a game-high 16 points in GB's first-ever Olympic win, against China, in London. He previously represented his native Scotland in FIBA Europe competitions, and was their youngest-ever senior international, after previously featuring at Under-16, Under-18 and Under-20 levels. Achara began his career as a junior with Scottish League club Falkirk Fury, winning the senior league title, before attending Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He has spent time in Spain, Italy and the UK in recent seasons, spending last year with Greek side Kavala. His brother Idris competed for Great Britain in basketball at the Special Olympics in Athens in 2000. Achara had a Scottish flag tattooed on his arm when he moved to the USA to remind him of home. He supports Glasgow Rangers football club. On Twitter @KieronAchara

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

MatchMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
vs Malta (W 62-86)193/3100.03/3100.00/00.03/560.03710061039
vs Wales (W 92-71)226/1540.06/1442.90/10.05/683.3610162322417
vs Albania (W 72-81)346/1154.56/1060.00/10.05/771.419103100517
vs Luxembourg (L 71-80)269/1850.09/1752.90/10.04/666.738111401322
vs Azerbaijan (W 78-101)3811/2055.011/1861.10/20.04/666.767134030326
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points2612.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan26 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
Total Rebounds1609.06.2004 vs. Wales16 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
09.06.2004 vs Wales
Assists412.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan4 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
Steals312.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan6 - European Promotion Cup for Junior Men 2001
15.07.2001 vs Cyprus
Blocked Shots209.06.2004 vs. Wales3 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2002
11.06.2002 vs Albania
Minutes3812.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan40 - European Promotion Cup for Junior Men 2001
14.07.2001 vs Luxembourg
Field Goals Made1112.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan11 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
Field Goals Attempted2012.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan20 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
2 Pts Field Goals Made1112.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan11 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted1812.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan18 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
12.06.2004 vs Azerbaijan
3 Pts Field Goals Made 2 - 2 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted212.06.2004 vs. Azerbaijan5 - EuroBasket 2013
08.09.2013 vs Germany
Free Throws Made52 times11 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2002
15.06.2002 vs Andorra
Free Throws Attempted710.06.2004 vs. Albania12 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2002
15.06.2002 vs Andorra
Offensive Rebounds62 times7 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2002
12.06.2002 vs San Marino
Defensive Rebounds1009.06.2004 vs. Wales10 - European Promotion Cup for Men 2004
09.06.2004 vs Wales

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