Udoh with the Bucks
|Center / Power forward|
May 20, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school||Edmond Santa Fe
|NBA draft||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall|
|Selected by the Golden State Warriors|
|2010–2012||Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Ekpedeme Friday "Ekpe" Udoh (/ / e-PAY EW-doh; born May 20, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played high school basketball for Edmond Santa Fe High School, college basketball for Baylor University and was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft.
With a 7'4 1⁄2" wingspan, he was the Big 12 Conference's leading shot blocker during the 2009–10 season. He led the conference in his only season at Baylor, after transferring from Michigan where, as a sophomore, he led the Big Ten Conference in blocked shots with 2.9 in 2007–08.
Udoh played three seasons of college basketball, two at Michigan and one at Baylor, averaging 8.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.8 blocks per game in 103 career games. In 2009–10, Udoh earned honorable mention All-American honors by the Associated Press, as well as being named to the All-Big 12 second team, Big 12 All-Defensive team, All-Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, Big 12 All-Rookie team, USBWA All-District VII team and NABC Division I All-District 8 second team.
On April 13, 2010, he declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.
Udoh was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Because of a wrist injury, Udoh did not make his NBA debut until December 11, 2010 against the Miami Heat in the final three minutes of the game, scoring 2 points.
On November 21, 2011, Udoh signed with Bnei Herzliya of Israel for the duration of the NBA lockout. In December 2011, he returned to the Warriors after managing just one game for Bnei where he recorded 22 points, 16 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 blocks.
NBA career statistics
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|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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- Ekpe Udoh signs in Israel with Bnei Hasharon
- "Bucks Acquire Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown from Warriors". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. March 13, 2012. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
- Roster: Ekpe Udoh