#9 - Shooting Guard - Sidigas Avellino
Alex Maurice Acker (born January 21, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Sidigas Avellino of the Lega Basket Serie A. 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.
"Alex is a player who brings a wealth of experience," Le Mans head coach J.D. Jackson said. "Of all the good players we looked at, Alex is the one who seemed best able to fill the shoes left vacant by the departure of Dee Spencer."
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.
From 2006 to 2008, Acker played for Olympiacos (2006-07) for whom he averaged 14.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists and for FC Barcelona, averaging 6.7 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 30 games.
Pick: 60th overall
LNB Pro A Finals MVP
LNB Pro A champion
Eastern Conference Champion 2005-2006 with the Detroit Pistons
Avellino, Campania, Italy