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Jacob Burtschi

Jacob Burtschi

Position:

Shooting Guard / Small Forward / Power Forward

Passport:

USA

Height:

6´6¨200cm

DOB:

May 21, 1984

University:

Air Force Academy

Current team:

Status:

Available

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Scouting Report

An extremely talented basketball player with a tremendous all-around game who plays with fantastic energy on both ends of the floor. Offensively he is a deadly long range shooter who knows how to move without the ball and uses screens very well. With his strength and athleticism Burtschi is able to to post up and score in the paint and is also a relentless worker on the offensive glass. He handles the ball on the perimeter with great skill and effectiveness, where he is able to beat defenders of the dribble with his explosive first step. Attacks the basket aggressively and is a very strong finisher. Tough and intelligent defender who can defend the 2,3 and 4 positions. Jacob has the talent an ability to thrive at the top European professional level.

Career History

Season: 2013-14 - Team: Frankfurt Skyliners - League: Germany BBL
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
7.2 38.5%41.8%84.6% 4.91.5 1.00.2
Season: 2012-13 - Team: Bremerhaven - League: Germany BBL
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
3328.49.8 45.9%40.3%89.3% 6.21.7 1.30.1
Season: 2011-12 - Team: Frankfurt - League: Germany BBL
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
2230.08.2 50.0%36.3%87.5% 4.51.4 1.00.1
Season: 2011-12 - Team: Zaragoza - League: Spain ACB
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
913:402.6 37.5%33.3%100% 2.40.4 0.90.0
Season: 2010-11 - Team: Hagen - League: Germany 1st Div.
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
3332:4014.2 56.7%44.2%82.2% 6.92.5 1.50.4
Notes: Jacob Burtschi had a phenomenal rookie season in Germany. He was clearly the best new comer in the legue and a strong case could be made for him as a league MVP candidate as well. The numbers tell the story... Burtschi finished 3rd in the league in efficiency rating, 2nd in steals, 5th in 3-pt%, 5th in rebounds, 9th in scoring, 5th in double-doubles and he walked away from all-star weekend as the 3pt shooting champion.

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Season: 2003-07 - Team: Air Force - League: NCAA D1
GamesMPGPPG 2PT%3PT%FT% RPGAPG SPGBPG
3532:1013.5 .497%.390%.773% 6.12.5 2.3.1
Notes: After an outstanding NCAA career Jacob Burtschi was awarded the top honor at the Air Force men's basketball the Bob Spear Award, given to the student-athlete that is outstanding in all areas of the Academy - academics, athletics and military performance. There is no higher honor for a men's basketball player. Burtschi, a forward from Chickasha, Okla., led the team in rebounding this season, averaging six boards per game and was second in scoring at 13.5 points per game. He earned second-team all-MWC honors this year and was also named to the all-district 13 second-team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Burtschi leaves the program as AFA's career leader with 125 games played. He is also the career steals leader with 196 steals and is 10th on the career scoring list with 1,205.