Antonio Martín Espina

Spanish basketball player
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Antonio Martín
Personal information
Born (1966-06-18) June 18, 1966 (age 56)
Madrid, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
CollegePepperdine (1986–1987)
NBA draft1988 / Undrafted
Playing career1982–1995
PositionCenter
Career history
1982–1983Estudiantes
1983–1986,
1987–1995
Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards
  • EuroLeague champion (1995)
  • FIBA European Selection (1991)
  • 3× FIBA Saporta Cup champion (1984, 1989, 1992)
  • FIBA Korać Cup champion (1988)
  • 5× Spanish League champion (1984–1986, 1993, 1994)
  • Spanish Cup winner (1985, 1986, 1989, 1993)
Medals
Representing  Spain
Men's Basketball
EuroBasket
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Italy
FIBA Europe U16 Championship
Silver medal – second place 1983 West Germany

Antonio Martín Espina (born June 18, 1966) is a Spanish retired professional basketball player. At a height of 2.10 m (6 ft 10 in), and a weight of 104 kg (230 lbs.), he played at the center position. He is the current president of the Spanish ACB.

College career

Martín played college basketball at Pepperdine University, with the Pepperdine Waves, during the 1986–87 season.

Professional career

After playing with Estudiantes, in the 1982–83 season, Martín moved to Real Madrid. He played with Real Madrid, for twelve years, from 1983, until 1995. He was a member of the FIBA European Selection team, in 1991.

National team career

Martín was a member of the senior Spain men's national team. With Spain, he won the bronze medal at the 1991 EuroBasket, where he was also voted to the EuroBasket All-Tournament Team.

After retirement

In July 2018, Martín was named the President of the Spanish ACB.

Personal life

His brother, Fernando Martín Espina, also played with Real Madrid.[1]

Awards and accomplishments

Clubs (Real Madrid)

Spanish senior national team

Individual

References

  1. ^ "Olympics Site Closed | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. 18 April 2020. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2 June 2018.

External links

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Spain squad1988 Summer Olympics – 8th place
Spain
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Real Madrid 1983–84 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup champions
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Real Madrid 1987–88 FIBA Korać Cup champions
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Real Madrid 1988–89 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup champions
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Real Madrid 1991–92 FIBA European Cup champions
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Real Madrid 1994–95 FIBA European League champions