Thomas Schreiner (basketball)

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Thomas Schreiner
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Schreiner, playing with Austria in 2016
No. 5RETAbet Bilbao Basket
Position Point guard
League LEB Oro
Personal information
Born (1987-02-03) February 3, 1987 (age 32)
Sankt Pölten, Austria
NationalityAustrian
Listed height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Career information
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004–2006 UBC Sankt Pölten
2006–2007 Panthers Fürstenfeld
2007–2011UBC Sankt Pölten
2011–2012 Kapfenberg Bulls
2012–2017 Andorra
2017–2018 Burgos
2018–present Bilbao

Thomas Schreiner (born February 3, 1987) is an Austrian professional basketball player, for RETAbet Bilbao Basket of the LEB Oro.

Basketball team sport played on a court with baskets on either end

Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball through the defender's hoop while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop. A field goal is worth two points, unless made from behind the three-point line, when it is worth three. After a foul, timed play stops and the player fouled or designated to shoot a technical foul is given one or more one-point free throws. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins, but if regulation play expires with the score tied, an additional period of play (overtime) is mandated.

Bilbao Basket basketball team

Club Basket Bilbao Berri S.A.D., commonly known as Bilbao Basket and as RETAbet Bilbao Basket for sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball club based in Bilbao, Spain. The team plays in the LEB Oro. Their home arena is the Bilbao Arena.

Liga Española de Baloncesto

The Liga Española de Baloncesto, also known as LEB Oro, is the second basketball division of the Spanish basketball league system. It is run by the FEB. The Liga Española de Baloncesto is divided into two categories. The LEB league was founded in 1996 and is played under FIBA rules. It was renamed LEB Oro in 2007.

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Schreiner also plays for the Austrian national team.

Austria national basketball team mens national basketball team representing Austria

The Austrian national basketball team is administered by the Austrian Basketball Federation. Austria qualified for the EuroBasket six times, reaching the 11th place in 1947 and 1951 for their best performance. Until 1977, Austria was one of Europe's major teams in terms of qualifications to major events.

Professional career

After spending eight seasons in the Austrian ÖBL, Schreiner signed in 2012 with BC Andorra of the LEB Oro, Spanish second division. He promoted with the Andorran team to the top tier, the ACB League in 2014.

Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga basketball league

The Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga (ÖBL) is the top men's professional basketball league in Austria. Until the 2004–05 season, the league was known as the A-Liga (A-League) and then until the 2008–09 season it was called the Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga (ÖBL). Since the 2008–09 season, it has been named the Admiral Basketball League, after the league's main sponsor, Admiral Sportwetten.

BC Andorra basketball team

Bàsquet Club Andorra S.A., also known as MoraBanc Andorra for sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team that is based in Andorra la Vella, Andorra. Though based in Andorra, the club plays in the Spanish basketball league system. The team plays in the Liga ACB with home games played at the Poliesportiu d'Andorra.

Liga ACB the first-tier-level mens professional basketball league in Spain

The Liga ACB, known as Liga Endesa for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional basketball division of the Spanish basketball league system. Administrated by the Asociación de Clubes de Baloncesto (ACB), Liga ACB is contested by 18 teams, with the two lowest-placed teams relegated to the LEB Oro and replaced by the top team in that division plus the winner of the playoffs.

In the third round of the 2014–15 ACB season, Schreiner became the MVP of the week. [1]

The 2014–15 ACB season was the 32nd season of the Spanish basketball league, also called Liga Endesa in its sponsored identity. The regular season started on 4 October 2014 and finished on 24 May 2015. The playoffs, joined by the eight first qualified teams, was played between 28 May and 24 June 2015.

Honours

BC Andorra

The 2013–14 LEB Oro season was the 18th season of the Liga Española de Baloncesto, a Spanish basketball league. It was named Adecco Oro as its sponsored identity. The champion of the regular season, River Andorra MoraBanc was promoted to Liga ACB. The teams between second and ninth position joined the promotion play off, where the winner, Ford Burgos was promoted too to the higher division.

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