Casey Calvary

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Casey Calvary
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1979-04-27) April 27, 1979 (age 35)
Wurzburg, Germany
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Bellarmine Preparatory School
(Tacoma, Washington)
College Gonzaga (1997–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2001–2007
Career history
2001–2002 Isuzu Giba Cats
2002–2003 ÉS Chalon-sur-Saône
2003–2004 Idaho Stampede
2004–2006 Townsville Crocodiles
2006 Alta Gestion Fuenlabrada Madrid
2006–2007 CB Villa de Los Barrios
Career highlights and awards

Casey Calvary (born April 27, 1979) is a retired American basketball player. He played professionally in Japan, the United States, Spain and Australia, including two seasons in the Australian National Basketball League (NBL).

College career[edit]

Calvary, a 6'8 forward/center from Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma, Washington, played collegiate basketball at Gonzaga University. Calvary helped lead the Zags to three straight Sweet Sixteen appearances in 1999, 2000 and 2001. Calvary was a starter on all three teams, earning first team All-West Coast Conference honors as a junior and senior and was the WCC player of the year in 2001. In his Gonzaga career, Calvary scored 1,509 points and grabbed 757 rebounds, placing him in the Zags' all-time top ten in both categories at the time of his graduation.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Following his Gonzaga career, Calvary was not selected in the 2001 NBA Draft. He instead headed to Japan to begin his professional career with the Isuzu Giba Cats. From there, he played in France for ÉS Chalon-sur-Saône and in the U.S. in the Continental Basketball Association's Idaho Stampede. Calvary then played two seasons for the Townsville Crocodiles of the Australian NBL, and was named a league All-Star in 2005. Calvary then spent two years in Spain before retiring in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009-10 Gonzaga men's basketball media guide, accessed September 23, 2011
  2. ^ Calvary Eurobasket profile, accessed September 23, 2011