Austin Spurs Acquire Travis Bader

Official Release | February 4, 2019

AUSTIN (Feb. 4, 2019) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, today announced that they have acquired Travis Bader.

Bader most recently played for Faros Larissas of the Greek basketball league during the 2017-18 season, where he averaged 6.6 points and 1.7 rebounds in 18 minutes over 18 games. Prior to that, the 6-5 guard joined Ambalt Recanati in Italy for the 16-17 campaign, where he averaged 15.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game in 32.7 minutes over 28 games. For the 2015-16 season, he suited up for Neptūnas Klaipėda of the Lithuanian Basketball League, where he averaged 6.4 points and 1.1 rebounds in 17.2 minutes over 50 games.

After spending the 2014 NBA Summer League with the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors, he went overseas to play for ASVEL Basket in France where he appeared in 13 games. For the second half of the 2014-15 season, Bader had his first G League stint with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, where he averaged 12.8 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 29.7 minutes over 22 games.

The Michigan native spent four years at Oakland University where he held a career average of 17.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 34.3 minutes over 137 games (112 starts). Bader is the NCAA career leader for three-point field goals (504) and field goal attempts (1,246).

Individual game tickets and season tickets for the 2018-19 campaign are still available. To become an Austin Spurs Season Ticket Member, call (512) 236-8333 or visit for more information and the full season schedule.