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Alex Renfroe signs until 2017

FC Bayern Basketball would like to welcome Alex Renfroe to the team. The American Guard has signed a two-year contract until summer 2017. The 29-year-old playmaker originally signed a four month contract with Alba Berlin last season, before resigning in January 2015.

“We are very happy to welcome Alex to the FC Bayern family. The negotiations were excellent. Alex is a versatile athlete who fits very well with the players who are in the guard position. He is a player who fits very well in our concept,” said Bayern CEO Marko Pesic after signing the player on Tuesday.

Renfroe, who now heads home for holiday said: “I had an amazing time in Berlin, but now I am very happy that I am a part of the Bayern team. My goal next year is to bring the title back to Munich. That is my biggest goal. I also want to play at a very high level and reach goals with the team.”

Gregory Alexander Renfroe is well known in Germany. In February 2013 the 1.91 meter tall point guard played for Bamberg as the team from Franconia clinched the championship. Renfroe is a leftie ball handler who can drive quickly to the hole. He completed his education at Belmont University in Nashville were he led the Bruins to the 2008 NCAA tournament and an Atlantic Sun conference title.

The family man has been playing in Europe since 2009. After a stop in Latvia with VEF Riga, he then completed the double in the following season with KK Zagreb. The seasons after that he played for Enel Brindisi in Italy, Blancos de Rueda Valladolid in Spain, our fierce rival Brose Bamberg Baskets before concluding his time with BK Jenissei Krasnojarsk in Russia and Laboral Kutxa Vitoria in Spain.

Last season saw Renfroe emerge for Berlin in the Euroleague. In 24 games he averaged 9.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game. He shot 45.7 percent from beyond the arc. Additionally he averaged 1.4 steals per game. In the 2014/15 season Renfroe clocked 26 minutes per game while adding 10.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game.

ALEX RENFROE (23rd May 1986, Savannah, Georgia/USA)
Point Guard - 6'3 - 176 lbs - 63 BBL games played

  • 2004 – 2006 Trececca Nazarene University, Nashville (NAIA)
  • 2007 – 2009 Belmont Bruins
  • 2009 – 2010 VEF Riga
  • 2010 – 2011 KK Zagreb
  • 2011 - 2012 Enel Brindisi
  • 2012 – 2013 Blancos de Rueda Valladolid
  • From Feb. 2013 Brose Baskets Bamberg
  • 2013 – 2014 BK Jenissei Krasnojarsk
  • From May 2014 Laboral Kutxa Vitoria
  • 2014 – 2015 Alba Berlin


  • 2008 Conference champion
  • 2009 Atlantic Sun MVP
  • 2010 Regular season MVP of the Baltic Basketball League
  • 2011 Croatian Champion
  • 2011 Croatian Cup winner
  • 2012 LegADue (2nd Italian League) Champion and Cup winner
  • 2013 German Champion
  • 2015 Euroleague MVP Matchday 13