Alex Acker

Alex Acker

infobox Euroleague Player

image caption = Alex Acker Shooting a free throw for FC Barcelona
name = Alex Acker
league = NBA
nickname =
position = Shooting guard
height_ft = 6
height_in = 5
weight_lbs = 185
team = Detroit Pistons
nationality = USA
birth_date = birth date and age|1983|1|21
birth_place = Compton, California
highschool = Eisenhower
college = Pepperdine
draft = 2nd round, 60th overall
draft_year = 2005
draft_team = Detroit Pistons
career_start = 2005
career_end =
former_teams = Detroit Pistons (2005–2006)
Olympiacos (2006–2007)
Barcelona (2007–2008)
awards =

Alex Acker (born January 21, 1983 in Compton, California) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Acker attended Pepperdine University and was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the last pick in the second round (60th overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. He was assigned to the NBA Development League's Fayetteville Patriots on February 27, 2006.

Acker played the 2006-07 season in Greece with Olympiacos and started the season well, but his ability declined as the season progressed. He was released from the team in July 2007 (replaced by Qyntel Woods). In August 2007, he signed for Spanish
ACB team AXA FC Barcelona, but his transfer was cancelled due to a knee injury. But after negotiating a new agreement, he signed with AXA FC Barcelona again.

In 2008 Acker signed a two year deal with his former team, the Detroit Pistons.

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