Chamberlain Oguchi at the London 2012 Olympics
April 28, 1986 |
|Nationality||Nigerian / American|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||George W. Bush
Illinois State (2008–2009)
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|2009–2010||STB Le Havre (France)|
|2010–2011||Maine Red Claws (D-League)|
|2011||Meralco Bolts (Philippines)|
|2011–2012||Hoops Club (Lebanon)|
|2012||Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela)|
|2012||Meralco Bolts (Philippines)|
|2012–2013||Maine Red Claws (D-League)|
|2013||Spartak Primorye (Russia)|
|2013||Gran Canaria (Spain)|
Chamberlain "Champ" Emeka Oguchi (born April 28, 1986) is a Nigerian American professional basketball player. His name "Emeka" is an abbreviation of the Igbo name "Chukwuemeka" (meaning "God has done so much").
Oguchi played college basketball for the University of Oregon, with the Oregon Ducks, for three years, before transferring to Illinois State University, to play with the Illinois State Redbirds in 2007.
In 2009, Oguchi signed with the French League club STB Le Havre. Since his time playing in the French League, Oguchi has played in the: NBA D-League, the Philippine Basketball Association, the Lebanese League, the West Asian League (with the Iraqi club Duhok), and the Venezuelan League.
During his stint in the Philippines, he played for the Meralco Bolts. During the 2012 Summer Olympics, Oguchi drew interest from a number of NBA teams that were interested in giving him a tryout. On November 1, 2012, Oguchi signed with the NBA D-League team the Maine Red Claws. He was waived on January 25, 2013.
Nigerian national team
- "Chukwuemeka". Behind the Name. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
- Chamberlain Oguchi transferring to Illinois State. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
- Le Nigérian Chamberlain Oguchi au Havre (French). Retrieved on December 29, 2009.
- http://meralcobolts.blogspot.com/2011/03/chamberlain-champ-oguchi.html Chamberlain 'Champ' Oguchi
- http://www.meralcosports.com/tag/chamberlain-oguchi/ Chamberlain Oguchi - Meralco Bolts
- Red Claws' Camp Invites 2012
- "Gran Canaria signs Chamberlain Oguchi". Sportando.net. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
- Q&A with Champ Oguchi. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
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