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Encyclopedia > Obinna Ekezie

Obinna Ralph Ekezie (born August 22, 1975, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State) is a Nigerian professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA. A 6'9" 270 lb center, he was selected with the 37th overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies after playing with the Maryland Terrapins from 1995–1999. August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Port Harcourt is the capital city of Rivers State, Nigeria. ... Rivers State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 1999 NBA Draft - 30 June 1999 - MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The 1999 NBA Draft class was a solid one, with nine of the top-10 picks (all except Jonathan Bender, forced into retirement by injuries) rising to prominence in the NBA. Corey Maggette, Ron Artest, Andrei Kirilenko and... The Memphis Grizzlies are a professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Logo, featuring Testudo the Turtle. ...


Ekezie has played for five NBA teams, and also professionally in Serbia and Italy.[1] He is currently playing for Dynamo Moscow.[1] Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian language 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian, English 3 Government Parliamentary republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 8th century   -  Independence c. ... MBC Dynamo Moscow (Russian: ) is a Russian basketball club. ...


Notes

  1. ^ a b Dynamo tabs big man Ekezie, November 29, 2006

External links

  • NBA.com player profile
  • College & NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
  • Dynamo player profile

  Results from FactBites:
 
AugustaSports.Com: The Augusta Chronicle's College Basketball Coverage: Maryland loses center Ekezie for season 02/11/99 (336 words)
Ekezie, a 6-foot-10 senior, was averaging 12.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in his final season at Maryland.
Ekezie came off the bench to score eight points and grab six rebounds in a season-low 17 minutes.
Still, Ekezie currently ranks fourth on the team in scoring and is second in rebounding and blocked shots.
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