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Andre Owens - SG, 6'4, 200
Retired - Retired after 2015 season
       Date of birth: 10/31/1980
       Country: USA/Bulgaria
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2005
     Out of: Houston
  NBA Experience: 2 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
30th September, 2005 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
12th July, 2006 NBA Signed and traded by Utah with a partially guaranteed three year, $2,273,759 contract to Golden State, along with Devin Brown and Keith McLeod, in exchange for Derek Fisher.
26th October, 2006 NBA Waived by Golden State.
2nd November, 2006 D-League Drafted 24th overall in the 2006 D-League Draft by Anaheim Arsenal.
2nd July, 2007 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Indiana.
10th September, 2008 Serbia Signed a one year contract with Crvena Zvezda.
30th July, 2009 Turkey Signed a one year contract with Turk Telekom.
2nd January, 2010 Turkey Released by Turk Telekom.
16th January, 2010 Russia Signed for the remainder of the season with Lokomotiv Kuban.
10th October, 2010 Spain Signed a one month contract with Manresa.
29th November, 2010 Spain Signed for the remainder of the season with CB Granada.
11th March, 2011 Spain Left CB Granada.
13th March, 2011 Ukraine Signed for the remainder of the season with BC Donetsk.
1st September, 2011 Bulgaria Signed a one year contract with Lukoil Akademik.
17th November, 2012 Cyprus Signed for the remainder of the season with Keravnos.
27th November, 2014 Angola Signed for the duration of the African Champions Cup with Recreativo de Libolo.
27th February, 2015 Austria Signed for the remainder of the season with Zepter Vienna.
When: Where:
2000 - 2001 Indiana (NCAA)
2001 - 2005 Houston (NCAA)
July 2005 Utah Jazz (Summer League)
September 2005 - June 2006 Utah Jazz (NBA)
July 2006 - October 2006 Golden State Warriors (NBA)
November 2006 - June 2007 Anaheim Arsenal (D-League)
July 2007 - June 2008 Indiana Pacers (NBA)
September 2008 - June 2009 Crvena Zvezda (Serbia)
July 2009 Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
July 2009 - January 2010 Turk Telekom (Turkey)
January 2010 - June 2010 Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia)
October 2010 - November 2010 Manresa (Spain)
November 2010 - March 2011 CB Granada (Spain)
March 2011 - June 2011 BC Donetsk (Ukraine)
September 2011 - June 2012 Lukoil Akademik (Bulgaria)
November 2012 - June 2013 Keravnos (Cyprus)
November 2014 - January 2015 Libolo (Angola)
February 2015 - June 2015 Zepter Vienna (Austria)
From blog:


   2010 Summer Signings, Part 4
2010-06-19

Another ex-NBA draft pick to have signed in Italy is Milovan Rakovic, whose rights are owned by the Magic. Rakovic was one of the best players in the Russian Superleague last year, averaging 15.2 points and 6.4 rebounds in 25 minutes per game for Spartak St Petersburg. He's cashing in on that and moving to Italy to play for Italian powerhouse Montepaschi Siena. There's lots of upheaval in Russia at the moment; the Superleague teams have all signed a pact vowing to break away from the current governing body, with whom they are thoroughly disenfranchised, and to begin running operations on their own. Amidst this upheaval, many players have left; Spartak also released James White (14.8/3.7) and Goran Suton (played 94 minutes all season). Additionally, Unics Kazan have released veteran Lithuanian jumpshooter Saulius ├ů┬átombergas, and Lokomotiv Kuban have released their imports James Gist, Andre Owens and Gerald Green. It's probably fair to say that Green will not be returning to the Dallas Mavericks.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 49
2010-04-12

- Andre Owens

NBA veteran and Bulgarian national team member Andre Owens (true story about the Bulgaria thing by the way) started the year in Turkey, playing for Turk Telekom. In 4 Eurocup games, Owens averaged 20 minutes, but only 5ppg, and his averages in the Turkish league were a similar 21mpg/7.1ppg. Owens's minutes were hardly consistent, and in one game Turk Telekom coach Meric Cakiroglu turned to him down the stretch of a game in which Telekom were losing a big lead and Owens had not yet played, leading to the awkward spectacle of seeing Owens stretching on the court as an offensive possession unfolded. Not good.

Turk Telekom released Owens after being knocked out of the Eurocup, and he moved to Russia. In 6 Russian league contests for Lokomotiv Kuban, Owens is averaging 9.3 points per game.

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