Tim Ohlbrecht

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Tim Ohlbrecht
Free agent
PositionPower forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1988-08-30) August 30, 1988 (age 30)
Wuppertal, West Germany
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2005–2006Bayer Giants Leverkusen
2006–2009Brose Baskets
2006–2008→TSV Breitengüßbach
2007–2008Nürnberger BC
2009–2011Telekom Baskets Bonn
2011–2012Skyliners Frankfurt
2012–2013Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2013Houston Rockets
2013→Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2013–2014Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2014Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2014–2015ratiopharm Ulm
2015–2016Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
2016–2018ratiopharm Ulm
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com

Tim Ohlbrecht (born August 30, 1988) is a German professional basketball player who last played for ratiopharm Ulm of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL).

Professional career[edit]

Ohlbrecht began his professional playing career with the German League club Bayer Giants Leverkusen, during the 2005–06 season. He then signed with the German League club Brose Baskets in 2006. He was loaned to TSV Breitengüßbach, where he played in both the German 2nd Division, and the German 3rd Division, from 2006 to 2008. He was also loaned to Nürnberger BC, where he played in the German 2nd Division, during the 2007–08 season.

Ohlbrecht, due to his age, was available for the 2010 NBA draft,[1] but subsequently went undrafted. Ohlbrecht then signed with Telekom Baskets Bonn for the 2010–11 season. In the summer of 2011, he signed with Skyliners Frankfurt for the 2011–12 season.

In November 2012, Ohlbrecht was acquired by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. On February 4, 2013, he was named to the Prospects All-Star team for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[2] On February 25, 2013, he was signed to a multi-year deal by the NBA's Houston Rockets.[3] The Rockets sent Ohlbrecht back to the Vipers as a D-League assignee on April 9, 2013.[4] On July 15, 2013, he was waived by the Rockets.[5]

On July 16, 2013, he was claimed off of waivers by the Philadelphia 76ers.[6] However, he was later waived by the 76ers on October 16.[7]

On November 30, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.[8] On March 1, 2014, he was traded to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.[9]

On August 5, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with ratiopharm Ulm.[10]

On July 27, 2015, he signed with the Russian club Yenisey Krasnoyarsk for the 2015–16 season.[11]

On June 30, 2016, Ohlbrecht returned to ratiopharm Ulm, signing a two-year contract.[12] On May 6, 2017, he signed a contract extension with Ulm till June 2020.[13]

German national team[edit]

Ohlbrecht made his debut with the senior men's German national basketball team in 2008. He participated, together with Dirk Nowitzki, in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Ohlbrecht played again for Germany at the EuroBasket 2009, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and the EuroBasket 2011.

NBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

2013–14 Houston 3 0 3.9 .333 1.000 .3 .3 .3 .0 1.0
Career 3 0 3.9 .333 1.000 .3 .3 .3 .0 1.0


  1. ^ "Prospect profile: Tim Ohlbrecht". Retrieved January 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "2013 NBA Development League All-Star Game Rosters Announced". NBA.com. February 4, 2013. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Rio Grande Valley's Tim Ohlbrecht Called-Up to Houston Rockets". NBA.com. February 4, 2013. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Houston Rockets Assign Tim Ohlbrecht to NBA D-League Affiliate Rio Grande Valley Vipers". NBA.com. April 9, 2013. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
  5. ^ "Houston Rockets waive James Anderson and Tim Ohlbrecht, and announce signings". Inside Hoops. Archived from the original on November 15, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  6. ^ "Philadelphia 76ers claim James Anderson and Tim Ohlbrecht off waivers". Inside Hoops. Archived from the original on November 15, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  7. ^ "Sixers sign Daniel Orton, waive Tim Ohlbrecht". Inside Hoops. Archived from the original on October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013.
  8. ^ Keith Schlosser (November 30, 2013). "Tim Ohlbrecht Returns to NBA D-League With Rio Grande Valley Vipers". Ridiculous Upside. SB Nation. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  9. ^ "Vipers trade Tim Ohlbrecht". NBA.com. March 1, 2014. Archived from the original on June 1, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  10. ^ "Tim Ohlbrecht signs with Ratiopharm Ulm". Sportando.com. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  11. ^ "Tim Ohlbrecht signs with Enisey Krasnoyarsk". Sportando.com. 27 July 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  12. ^ "Ratiopharm Ulm signs Tim Ohlbrecht to a two-year contract". Sportando.com. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Ratiopharm Ulm signs Tim Ohlbrecht to a contract extension till 2020". Sportando.com. May 6, 2017. Retrieved May 13, 2017.

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