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Oleson has thunder stolen on buzzer beater in Spain

It all the makings of SportsCenter moment, with Barcelona’s Brad Oleson of North Pole converting a three-point play with eight seconds left in the championship game of the Copa del Rey to give his team that lead and seemingly the tournament title. But Sergio Llull stole his thunder. Llull sank a corner jumper at the… Read more »

Oleson nets 14 points in Euroleague debut with Barcelona

When Brad Oleson of North Pole was traded to Barcelona last season, league rules prevented him from playing in the Euroleague. This season he broke his leg and missed the first two months. Finally healthy and eligible, Oleson made his long anticipated debut with Barcelona in Euroleague action today. His presence proved important even if… Read more »

Oleson part of NBA 2K14 video game [Basketball]

North Pole’s Brad Oleson has officially made it. The former UAF All-American and current Euroleague star will be featured on the new NBA 2K14 video game, which for the first time will feature European powers like FC Barcelona. Oleson, 30, helped Barcelona reach the Spanish League Finals this season. He started at shooting guard and… Read more »

Oleson in Spanish League clincher [Basketball]

Barcelona and Brad Oleson of North Pole need just one more win to call themselves championships of the Spanish League. The team beat Real Madrid 73-62 today in Game 4 of the Finals to force a winner-take-all Game 5 on Wednesday. Oleson, of UAF fame, scored seven points. He has averaged 9.2 points in the… Read more »

Oleson nets 9-2-3-3 totals in Game 1 [Basketball]

North Pole’s Brad Oleson was back in the starting lineup for Barcelona in Game 1 of the team’s Spanish League semifinal matchup with Gran Canaria. The 6-foot-3 guard collected nine points, two rebounds, three assists and three steals in 23 minutes. Barcelona won 69-63. Oleson, of UAF fame, made 4-of-10 shots and helped his team… Read more »

Oleson, Barcelona advance to semis [Basketball]

North Pole’s Brad Oleson is going to the Spanish League final four. And the team that traded him isn’t. Barcelona defeated Bilbao Basket 79-70 in Game 3 of their quarterfinal series to advance to the semifinals. Oleson, of UAF fame, came off the bench to play 24 minutes and score three points on 1-of-5 shooting…. Read more »

Oleson goes off for career-high 26 [Basketball]

Playing without leading scorer Juan Carlos Navarro, Spanish power Barcelona turned to another veteran for points production. North Pole’s Brad Oleson. The 30-year-old Alaskan pumped in a career-high 26 points in a 90-89 victory over Lagun Aro that assured Barca will finish no worse than third in the league. Olson, of UAF fame, connected on… Read more »