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Josh Gasser - SG, 6'3, 190
Free agent - Last played with Braunschweig (Germany, 2016)
       Date of birth: 02/12/1992
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2015
     Out of: Wisconsin
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
30th July, 2015 Germany Signed a one year contract with Braunschweig.
When: Where:
2010 - 2015 Wisconsin (NCAA)
July 2015 Brooklyn Nets (Summer League)
July 2015 - June 2016 Braunschweig (Germany)
From blog:


   Wildly Unnecessarily Lengthy 2015 NBA Draft Board, Part 3: NCAA Shooting Guards
2015-06-17

Josh Gasser

Gasser was the token gritty glue gumption guy for Wisconsin for four years, whereby his intangibles and hustle and effort and face and whatnot embodied the Wisconsin way and totally justified the fact that he had almost no production. That statement is simultaneously facetious yet indisputable; Gasser never seemed to do anything, but things rarely went as well when he wasn't in.

Gasser averaged as-near-as-is 6.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 33 minutes per game as a senior. In 4,774 career minutes for the Badgers, he totalled 1,025 points, 575 rebounds and 284 assists. As is evident, he didn't receive 4,774 minutes because he was productive. Rather, a large part of the reason was what he didn't do. With a better than a 2:1 career assist/turnover ratio, Gasser never did anything he couldn't do, shooting efficiently from downtown (40.2%) on low attempts, being judicious with every shot and dribble. He moved the ball on, fed the post and endlessly if completely unincisively swung the ball around the perimeter, which is exactly what he meant to do. Similarly, Gasser's main virtues came defensively where, despite being not fast, big or athletic, Gasser played tough as old boots and made himself a very good on-ball perimeter defender. A high IQ system player on both ends with great effort and anticipation, Gasser is leaving the place that was absolutely perfect for him.

The only players to have made the NBA with a comparable resume were Chris Kramer and Mario West, and while West stuck around for a few years in a ridiculously specialist role, Kramer never got out of camp. Gasser might not even get that far, as it will be tough if not impossible to look beyond the fact he really did only average 6/3 in 33 minutes. Kramer at least had athleticism. Nevertheless, Gasser can make some money in Europe, and having the NBA on your resume is quite the boost for that.

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