|No. 18, 50|
November 23, 1971 |
Oak Park, Illinois
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Walther Lutheran
(Melrose Park, Illinois)
|College||Southern Illinois (1989–1993)|
|NBA draft||1993 / Undrafted|
|1993–1994||Quad City Thunder (CBA)|
|1994||Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)|
|1997–1998||Idaho Stampede (CBA)|
|1998–1999||Ducato Siena (Italy)|
|2004||Dakota Wizards (CBA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ashraf (Andrew) Amaya (born November 23, 1971) is a retired American basketball player.
Amaya attended Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year but he transferred to Walther Lutheran High School to finish his high school career. While at Walther, Amaya led the Broncos to a 3rd place finish in the 1988 Illinois High School Associaition playoffs. Amaya's number 50 jersey is retired at Walther. He played collegiately for the Southern Illinois University. Amaya then would appear for the Vancouver Grizzlies in their inaugural season (1995-96) and Washington Bullets (1996–97) in the NBA, playing a total of 85 games in those two seasons.
Amaya last played professionally for the Apollon Patras BC club in Greece in 2004. He also played for the Dakota Wizards of the NBDL, Alpella Istanbul in Turkey, Idaho Stampede in the CBA and Maroussi Athens in Greece with whom he won the Saporta Cup in 2001.