Mejri, while playing with Obradoiro.
|No. 50 – Real Madrid|
June 15, 1986 |
|Listed height||7 ft 1.5 in (2.17 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|2006–2010||Étoile Sportive du Sahel (Tunisia)|
|2010–2012||Antwerp Giants (Belgium)|
|2013–present||Real Madrid (Spain)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Salah Al-Mejri (Arabic: صالح الماجري) (born June 15, 1986) is a Tunisian professional basketball player for Real Madrid of the Spanish League. He represents the Tunisian national basketball team internationally. He plays at the center position, and is 7 ft 1.5 in (2.17 m) tall.
Mejri started playing basketball at age of 20 for Étoile Sportive du Sahel in the Tunisian Basketball League. In September 2010, he signed a 2-year contract with the Antwerp Giants of the Belgian League, and in 2012, he moved to the Spanish League to play with Obradoiro. In May 2013, he was awarded with the Spanish League's ACB Rising Star Award.
Euroleague career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|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||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The Euroleague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he also played in domestic competition.
Tunisian national team
Mejri is a member of the senior men's Tunisian national basketball team. He played center for the team in the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship, and helped the team to the bronze medal, and its first ever trip to the FIBA World Cup.
In 2011, Mejri was named MVP, as Tunisia won the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship, and received an invite to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England. There, the team finished 0-5; however, Mejri led all competitors in blocked shots, with 17, despite only playing in 5 games (some teams played in as many as 8 games).
Awards and accomplishments
Tunisian national team
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- Salah Mejri at acb.com (Spanish)
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