Aaron Olson


Aaron Olson

NBL Player Infobox
name = Aaron Duane Olsen


nickname = AO
position = Guard
height = 195cm
weight = 100kg
team = New Zealand Breakers
nationality = New Zealand
birth_date = birth date and age|1978|5|11|mf=y
birth_place = Victoria, Canada
first_nbl_game = 2003
last_nbl_game =
junior_association =
college = University of Victoria/Eastern Washington University
previous_clubs =
championships =
career_highlights = Current Member of the Tall Blacks Squad
Played for Aanekosken Huima in Finland

Aaron Duane Olson (born May 11, 1978 in Victoria, Canada) is a basketball player who plays for the New Zealand Breakers in the Australian National Basketball League. He primarily plays the shooting guard position. Olson attended college at the University of Victoria before switching to Eastern Washington University in 1999. Olson qualifies to play for the New Zealand national team, the Tall Blacks, by virtue of the fact that his mother is a New Zealander. He has represented the Tall Blacks from 2003-to the present.

Olson has played for the New Zealand Breakers since their inception into the Australian National Basketball League in 2003-04. In the 2004-2005 season Olson registered a career high, scoring 40 points in a loss to the Townsville Crocodiles in Auckland. Olson originally played North Harbour in the New Zealand National Basketball League, before moving across town to the Auckland Stars where he played until 2005 .

Olson has retired from basketball in 2007, citing loss of interest in the game.

External links

* [http://www.nbl.com.au/default.aspx?s=breakers_playerprofile&profile=51 Aaron Olson player profile]


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