Alex Abrines Bio: Stats, NBA & Net Worth

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Alex Abrines is a Spanish professional player who played for NBA with Oklahoma City Thunder from 2016 to 2019.

Abrines is a Spanish Cup and Spanish League champion drafted in the 2nd round of 2013 as a 32nd pick overall.

He went to play with the Spanish basketball team FC Barcelona Bàsquet, which signed him in 2012.

He played for the Basquet from 2012 to 2016 before returning to City Thunder, signing a 3-year contract on July 23, 2016.

Alex Arbines Is A Spanish Professional Basketball Player
Alex Arbines Plays As A Shooting Guard And Small Forward Positions (Source: FC Barcelona)

Abrine with FC Barcelona played in 255 games for four years, winning the (2013-14) ACB title, the (2012-13) Copa del Rey, and the (2015-16) ACB Super Cup.

Besides, Alex has spent his time playing overseas at Barcelona apart from the Thunders (2016–2019.) 

On July 12, 2019, Abrines signed a two-year deal with FC Barcelona and extended his contract with the team until 2026.

Before we move on to his personal life and career, here are some quick facts about the player.

Quick Facts

Name Alex Abrines
Full name Alejandro Abrines Redondo
Birthdate August 1, 1993
Age 29 Years Old 
Birthplace Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Height  6’6″/1.98 m/198 cm
Weight 91 kg/200 lb.
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Education University Of New Hampshire
Profession Basketball Player
Position Forward, Guard, Shooting Guard, Small Forward
Affiliated Teams Oklahoma City Thunder (2016–2019)
FC Barcelona (2019–Present)
Jersey Number #21 (Barcelona)
NBA Draft 2013
NBA Debut October 26, 2016
Contract Three-Year Contract ($17.2 million)
Relationship Status Married (July 17, 2018)
Wife Caarlaa Garcia
Children Kennedy, Pamela & Riley
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Net Worth $10 Million
Last Update March 2023

Early Life, Personality & Zodiac

Alejandro Abrines Redondo was born on August 1, 1993, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Despite being a famous athlete, little is known about him, including his personal life.

Thus, there is no information regarding his family, siblings, and early life.

However, it is known that Alex enrolled at the University of New Hampshire. It is where he rose as a potential basketball star in 2010 and 2011.

Abrines became the MVP of the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in 2011.

Age, Height & Weight

Alex has an athletic build with a charming personality. Currently, he stands at a whopping height of 1.98 m, which makes him taller than an average human. 

Similarly, he weighs around 200 lb. and works out to maintain his athletic frame. Besides, Alex Abrines maintains his stunning appearance through a strict diet and fitness routine. 

Regarding physical appearance, Alex has black hair and brown eyes. On the other hand, there is no information regarding his shoe size and hobbies. 

Professional Career

Career Highlights

Alex Abrines played with Unicaja and Clínicas Rincón between 2010 and 2012.

Despite being a second-round draft pick of the City Thunder in the 2013 NBA Draft, he went to play with the Spanish basketball team FC Barcelona Bàsquet, which signed him in 2012.

He played for the Basquet from 2012 to 2016 before returning to City Thunder, signing a 3-year contract on July 23, 2016.

After spending two years at the Thunders, Alex decided to re-sign with Barcelona on May 19, 2015. His return to Barcelona was inevitable and progressive.

Additionally, Alex was named the Euro League Rising Star shortly after his return in May 2016. 

Alex Abrines As A Rookie At Unicaja
Alex Abrines As A Rookie At Unicaja (Source: Diario Sur)

Alex completed four seasons with Barcelona, winning three titles, one Spanish King’s Cup, one Spanish ACB League Championship, and one Spanish Supercup. 

However, despite a progressive season at Barcelona, he parted ways with the team on July 19, 2016. 

Oklahoma City Thunder & Injury 

Alex Abrines joined the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 23, 2016, worth $17.2 million for 3 years. Alex debuted for Oklahoma’s season opener against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 26, 2016. 

The Thunders won the match with a 103-97 over the Philadelphia 76ers. During the game, Alex scored three points off the bench. 

On February 24, 2017, Alex had his career start against Los Angeles Lakers with a new career-high record of 19 points; Thunders won the match with a scoreline of 110-93.

Alex Celebrating With His Team Mate
Alex Celebrating With His Team Mate (Source: Baller Shoes DB)

Alex started in Paul George’s place after his injury and scored career-high 20 points in a win over Memphis Grizzlies (102-101.)

Additionally, Alex recorded 25 points on five 3-pointers on November 1, 2018, against Charlotte Hornets and drove his team to a 111-107 victory over the Hornets. 

He recorded seven three-pointers in November in a 124-109 victory against the Atlanta Hawks. 

On February 9, 2019, Abrine was waived by the Thunder after three years due to personal reasons. 

During his time at the Thunder, Alex played in 31 games with two starts, averaging 1.5 rebounds and 5.3 points per game during the 2018-19 season. 

Alex’s Future As A Basketball Player

Alex was a hot spot on Barcelona Lassa’s Radar and talked about returning to his former team. 

According to Mar Mundet of Rac1, Alex Abrines was negotiating a new contract for a potential comeback to Barca. 

However, no agreement was placed. Besides, before joining the Thunders, Alex played for Barcelona between 2012 and 2016. 

Additionally, he made 91 EuroLeague appearances with Barca and 185 NBA appearances after moving to the Thunders.

Barcelona (Second Stint)

After being waived by the Thunders, Alex signed a two-year contract with FC Barcelona on July 12, 2019, with an option for a third year. 

The Spanish swingman announced his return with an emotional video on his social media.

 When asked about what brought him back to Europe in an interview, Alex clarified his intention. He said he needed a change to return home and thought FC Barcelona was the best team.

Later on, on June 30, 2021, Barca and Alex extended his contract with the team until 2026.

Return To Action

After returning to Barcelona, he injured his knee on September 17, 2021, and was ruled out for four months.

Nonetheless, Alex returned in a game on February 18, 2022, against BAXI Manresa and averaged 11 points and 5 rebounds.

Alex scored his season-high 26 points with 6 rebounds of the 2022-23 season against Gran Canaria on September 30, 2022.

Mental Health & Illness

Following his leave from the Thunders, the player openly spoke about his mental health struggles in the league. He missed a considerable portion of the 2018-19 season due to mental health issues.

Abrines expressed how mental illness was completely different than physical pain.

He said, “Physical pain is something you can see and feel. For example, mental pain can not be observed or treated like an injured knee.”

The Spanish basketball player credited his former teammate Russell Westbrook and revealed the utmost emotional support he got from him.

Making A Comeback

Despite Alex’s return to his former team, he went through a lot of psychological hardship. Additionally, he decided to focus on the basketball courts under coach Svetislav Pesic. 

He intended to restore his identity as a basketball player after his short break from the NBA. 

However, his fresh start did not go well, as Valencia Basket eliminated Barcelona (82–78) in the 2020 Spanish Cup’s quarterfinals. 

The team strived for greatness with Malcolm Delaney, Nikola Mirotic, Cory Higgins, Alejandro Abrines, and Brandon Davies

The coach believed the Barcelona team’s experience, depth, and quality could bring them back on track. 

Spain National Team

Apart from playing at Euro and NBA, Alex was a part of Spain’s junior national team. Alex also won the gold medal during the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. 

Additionally, Alex was named the All-Tournament Team and the tournament’s MVP. Besides, he played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. 

During the competition, Alex won a bronze medal. Similarly, he won another bronze medal for the senior Spain national basketball team at the Rio Olympics and played at EuroBasket 2017.

EuroLeague Stats 

Unicaja & Barcelona Stats 174 53 16.6 .448 .399 .843 1.7 .7 .5 .1 6.6


  • 2× Spanish League champion (2014 & 2021)
  • 3× Spanish Cup winner (2013, 2019 & 2022)
  • EuroLeague Rising Star Award (2016)
  • FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP (2011)

Personal Life

The Spanish player Alex is married to Caarlaa, and the couple tied the knot on July 17, 2018. Although the information regarding how and where the couple met isn’t unveiled.

However, the couple is blessed with a daughter, Chloe, born in July 2022.

Alex updates his fans about his beautiful wife and adorable daugter through his social handles.

Salary & Net worth

Alex has spent most of his time playing in the Euro and the NBA. Thus, his basketball career has helped him to accumulate fortune throughout his life.

Alex is living a lavish lifestyle with his friends and family at a young age. His estimated net worth is $10 million as of 2023. 

His net worth comprises all the deals he signed, including the three years with Oklahoma City Thunder (2016–2019) worth $15,294,947.

Social Media Presence

Alex Abrines is known to be popular on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter.

He has amassed over 140k followers on his Instagram account under the username @alexabrines. 

Similarly, his Twitter account comprises 57.5k followers. You can follow him on Twitter under the username @alexabrines to stay updated on his professional and personal life. 

He usually uploads posts regarding his game and teammates on his social media handles.

Search Graph 

The search graph of Alex is highly fluctuating from the month of March and exceeding Nov. too.

Alex Arbines's Search Graph
Alex Arbines’ Search Graph (Source: Google Trend)

Alex no more plays for NBA and is in FC Barcelona for the time being. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Alex married?

No, he is not married or in a relationship. Besides, Alex is a private person and keeps personal details secret. 

Did Alex Abrines play for Real Madrid?

No, he was a part of FC Barcelona during his time in Spain. 

How much are Alex Abrines' NBA career statistics? What are his statistics for Tokyo Olympics?

Alex Abrine has played 174 games, averaging 16 minutes per game on the court. He maintains an average of 5.3 points and a 36.8 of 3 points percentage. Additionally, he portrays an average of 1.4 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.5 steals.  Alex Abrines has maintained eleven points and three rebounds for his first match in the Tokyo Olympics.

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