Barlow in August 2008
|No. 20 – Melbourne United|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|Born||22 October 1983|
|Listed height||205 cm (6 ft 9 in)|
|Listed weight||97 kg (214 lb)|
|High school||Sandringham College|
|College||Metro State (2002–2003)|
|2013–2014||Stelmet Zielona Góra|
|Career highlights and awards|
Born in the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham, Barlow played for the Sandringham Sabres of the Big V from 2001 to 2003. In 2002, Barlow moved to the United States to attend Metro State University. In 2002–03, he played 30 games (13 starts) for the Roadrunners, averaging 2.9 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.
Early years in the NBL (2003–2009)
Barlow returned to Australia in 2003 and signed with the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League (NBL). He spent four seasons with the Kings and was a member of two championship-winning teams. On 28 November 2006, he was ruled out of the rest of the 2006–07 NBL season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at training the day before. Between 2004 and 2006, Barlow also played in the Waratah League for the Sydney Comets.
In August 2009, Barlow parted ways with the Tigers and signed a one-year deal with Spanish club CAI Zaragoza. In 2009–10, he helped Zaragoza win the LEB Oro championship. In May 2010, he re-signed with CAI Zaragoza for the 2010–11 season.
Melbourne United (2014–present)
On 2 July 2014, Barlow signed a two-year deal with Melbourne United. In 2014–15, he averaged 9.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 25 games. Barlow sat out the entire 2015–16 season with an achilles injury.
On 15 March 2017, Barlow signed with Obradoiro for the rest of the 2016–17 ACB season, returning to Spain for the first time since 2013. He appeared in just one game for Obradoiro before parting ways with the team.
On 5 April 2018, Barlow signed with the Hawke's Bay Hawks for the 2018 New Zealand NBL season. However, he was released later that month prior to the season opener due to family reasons. He subsequently joined the Sandringham Sabres of the SEABL.
On 7 May 2018, Barlow re-signed with United for the 2018–19 NBL season. In March 2019, Barlow set a new record for NBL Grand Final appearances with his 26th appearance. In April 2019, he re-joined the Sandringham Sabres.
National team career
In 2006, Barlow made his debut for the Australian national team at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan. He went on to make his Olympic debut in Beijing 2008 where the Boomers finished seventh. In 2010, Barlow was part of the Boomers team to contest the World Championships in Turkey where the team placed 10th. Barlow returned to Olympic competition at the London 2012 Games. With Australia losing their opening two preliminary matches to Brazil and Spain, they went on to defeat China, hosts Great Britain and Russia to set up a quarter-final match against the USA. The Boomers went down 119–86 to the eventual gold medallists to finish seventh.
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- BARLOW STAYS IN MELBOURNE WITH UNITED
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