November 23, 1971 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Walther Lutheran
(Melrose Park, Illinois)
|College||Southern Illinois (1989–1993)|
|NBA draft||1993 / Undrafted|
|1993–1994||Quad City Thunder|
|1994||Fort Wayne Fury|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ashraf Amaya (born November 23, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball player.
High school career
Amaya attended Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year, but he transferred to Walther Lutheran High School to finish his high school career. While at Walther, Amaya led the Broncos to a 3rd-place finish in the 1988 Illinois High School Association playoffs. Amaya's number 50 jersey is retired at Walther.
After college, Amaya then would appear for the Vancouver Grizzlies in their inaugural season (1995–96) and Washington Bullets (1996–97) in the NBA, playing a total of 85 games in those two seasons.
Amaya last played professionally for the Apollon Patras club in Greece, in the Greek Basket League in 2004. He also played for the Dakota Wizards of the NBDL, Alpella Istanbul in Turkey (Turkish League, the Idaho Stampede in the CBA, and Maroussi Athens in Greece, with whom he won the Saporta Cup in 2001.