11 May 1981 |
|Nationality||Nigerian / British|
|Listed height||6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)|
|Listed weight||255 lb (116 kg)|
|NBA draft||2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 42nd overall|
|Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics|
|1996–1997||Ebun Comets (Nigeria)|
|1997–1998||Dynamo Moscow (Russia)|
|1998–2000||DJK Würzburg (Germany)|
|2003–2004||Union Olimpija (Slovenia)|
|2004||Beijing Ducks (China)|
|2004||Al-Kuwait SC (Kuwait)|
|2004–2005||Beijing Ducks (China)|
|2005||Cangrejeros (Puerto Rico)|
|2005–2006||Seoul Thunders (Korea)|
|2006||Cangrejeros (Puerto Rico)|
|2006–2007||Seoul Thunders (Korea)|
|2007||Al-Kuwait SC (Kuwait)|
|2007–2008||Beijing Ducks (China)|
|2008||Liaoning Hunters (China)|
|2008–2009||Shanxi Zhongyu (China)|
|2009||Vaqueros (Puerto Rico)|
|2009-2010||Liaoning Hunters (China)|
|2010||ASU Sports Club (Jordan)|
|2010||Juvecaserta Basket (Italy)|
|2011||Changwon LG Sakers (Korea)|
|2013–present||Link Tochigi Brex (Japan)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Oyedeji played at the 1999 and 2000 Nike Hoop Summits. He was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics, in the 2nd round (42nd overall) of the 2000 NBA Draft. He played a total of 93 games during 3 seasons in the NBA, and had career averages of 1.4 points per game, 2.1 rebounds per game, 0.1 assists per game, and 0.2 steals per game. He also played in the Spanish League with Granada.
Oyedeji played with Shanxi Zhongyu in the Chinese Basketball Association. He played with Changwon LG Sakers of the Korean Basketball League in 2011. However, he was released from the team, despite averaging 10.8 points, 15.0 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks per game.
Nigerian national team
Oyedeji has been a member of the senior men's Nigerian national basketball team. He won the bronze medal at the 2005 FIBA Africa Championship. He also played at the 2007 FIBA Africa Championship. He won the bronze medal at the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship.
He also played at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
- "Profile". Asia-basket.com.
- "Olumide Oyedeji Historical Profile". Nba.com. 11 May 1981.
- "Bonzi Wells joins CBA with Shanxi Zhongyu". News.xinhuanet.com. 12 December 2008.
- NBA.com Profile
- BasketballReference.com College & NBA stats
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Asia-Basket.com Profile
- Hoopshype.com Profile
- Draftexpress.com Profile
- FIBA Profile
- ESPN NBA Stats
- Spanish League Profile (Spanish)