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Encyclopedia > Ime Udoka
Ime Udoka
Position Small forward
League NBA
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 215
Team San Antonio Spurs
Nationality USA /Nigeria
Born August 9, 1977 (1977-08-09) (age 30)
Flag of Oregon Portland, Oregon
High school Jefferson High School
College Portland State
Draft Not drafted, 2000
Pro career 2000–present
Former teams Fargo-Moorhead Beez (2000-2001)
Charleston Lowgators (2002-2004)
Adirondack Wildcats (2003)
Los Angeles Lakers (2004)
Auna Gran Canaria (2004-2005)
Vichy Auvergne (2005)
Fort Worth Flyers (2005-2006)
New York Knicks (2006)
Portland Trail Blazers (2006-2007)

Ime Sunday Udoka (pronounced EE-may you-DOE-kuh[1]) (born August 9, 1977 in Portland, Oregon) is an American professional basketball player of partial Nigerian descent. Before you can upload images you will need to register an account Only use this if you hold the copyright on the image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oregon. ... Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City 376. ... The Commercial Street entrance to Jefferson High School, Portland, Oregon Jefferson High School is a public high school in central Portland, Oregon, USA, administered by Portland Public Schools. ... Portland State University Portland State University is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ... // The 2000 NBA Draft was held on June 28th 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Fargo-Moorhead Beez was a professional basketball club based in Fargo, North Dakota that competed in the International Basketball Association beginning in the 1995-1996 season. ... The Charleston Lowgators were a National Basketball Development League team based in North Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Jackson Wildcats were a United States Basketball League team located in Jackson, Mississippi. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Club Name CB Gran Canaria Image Founded 1963 Arena Centro Insular De Deportes, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. ... The Fort Worth Flyers is the name of a NBA Development League minor league basketball expansion team based in Fort Worth, Texas. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City 376. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ...


Udoka, a small forward, attended Portland's Jefferson High School and Portland State University where he starred for the Vikings. He started his professional basketball career by playing in the NBDL with the Charleston Lowgators. He was called up to play with the Los Angeles Lakers on January 14, 2004, but was later waived and joined another D-League team, the Fort Worth Flyers. On April 6, 2006, Udoka was signed by the New York Knicks. Udoka was waived by the Knicks on September 11, 2006. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Commercial Street entrance to Jefferson High School, Portland, Oregon Jefferson High School is a public high school in central Portland, Oregon, USA, administered by Portland Public Schools. ... Portland State University Portland State University is a public state urban university located in downtown Portland, Oregon. ... Portland State Vikings is the moniker referring to the intercollegiate athletic teams representing Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA. Portland State is a member of the Big Sky Conference (joining in 1996), Pac-10 Conference in wrestling and the Pacific Coast Softball Conference. ... The NBA Development League, or D-League, is the National Basketball Associations officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ... The Charleston Lowgators were a National Basketball Development League team based in North Charleston, South Carolina. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fort Worth Flyers is the name of a NBA Development League minor league basketball expansion team based in Fort Worth, Texas. ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Udoka was the last player invited to his hometown Portland Trail Blazers training camp before the 2006-2007 season, getting the invite only after Aaron Miles failed a physical. Despite the death of his father during the preseason,[1] Udoka impressed the coaching staff with his defense and professionalism, and improbably, made the team.[2] After having played in only 12 NBA games in his career, Udoka started in 75 games played in the 2006-07 season. He played 28.6 minutes per game while averaging 8.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 0.9 steals. The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... Aaron Miles (born April 13, 1983 in Portland, Oregon) is an American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA. He was released by the Golden State Warriors in 2006 before contracts became guaranteed, and played for the Fort Worth Flyers in the NBA Development League. ... In medicine, the physical examination or clinical examination is the process by which the physician investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease. ... In an organised sport league, a season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session. ...


Though American-born, Udoka's father was born in Nigeria,[1] which qualified him as a member of the Nigerian basketball squad, for whom he played at the 2006 FIBA World Championships. His older sister Mfon used to play in the WNBA. His mother is American. The Nigeria national basketball team is the national team of Nigeria and is generally considered one of the best in Africa along with Angola and Senegal. ... Official logo The winner, Spain, is being celebrated The 2006 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Japan from August 19 to September 3, 2006. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ...


Sources have indicated that Udoka will sign a two-year deal worth more than $2 million with the San Antonio Spurs. [3] [4] [5] The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c Former Viking Ime Udoka Makes His Way In The NBA, published Feb. 14, 2007
  2. ^ Quick, Jason. "Blazers set roster, and Udoka is on team". The Oregonian, October 27, 2006. [1]
  3. ^ http://mikebarrettsblog.blogspot.com/2007/07/aldridge-on-courtside.html
  4. ^ http://www.hoopsworld.com/article_22768.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/stories/MYSA081407.Spurs.Udoka.en.35bc859.html Spurs: Udoka agrees to contract

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