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  InterBasket > Player Profiles > Jiri Welsch, Czech Republic From: Welsch is a great shooter and an excellent ball handler. He loves to play defense, and can take the ball to the basket when he needs to. He played three professional seasons in the Czech Republic before signing to play for Olimpija Ljubljana for the 2000-01 season. A member of the Czech National Team, he is also a former member of the Czech Junior National Team and the Czech Under-22 National Team. In his first season with Olimpija Ljubljana, he came off the bench for much of the season, averaging 10.6 points and shooting 41.3 percent from three-point range. In his final season in the Czech Republic in 1999-2000 with Sparta Praha, Welsch was one of the league’s top players. He averaged 19.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists. In 1998-99 in his debut with Sparta Praha in the Czech Republic, he averaged 11.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists. In 1997-98 with Pardubice in the Czech Republic, Welsch averaged 14.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals.
Jiří Welsch Profile

Name: Jiri Welsch
Born: 01/27/1980
Status: Active
Origin: Pardubice, Czech Republic
Height: 6-7/2,01m
Weight: 210lbs./95,3kg.
Drafted: 2002, First Round, 16th pick overall by Philadelphia 76ers
Languages: Czech, English
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Teams (jersey): Czech National Team, Golden State Warriors (4), Dallas Mavericks (#20), Boston Celtics (44), Cleveland Cavs, Milwukee Bucks (44)
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