Bamba Fall

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Bamba Fall
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Fall with BC Kalev/Cramo against MZT Skopje in November 2013
Azad University Tehran
Position Center
League Iranian League
Personal information
Born (1986-05-27) May 27, 1986 (age 30)
Saint-Louis, Senegal
Nationality Senegalese
Listed height 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
College SMU (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009 Hapoel Afula
2009 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2009–2010 Hapoel Lev Hasharon
2010–2011 Maine Red Claws
2011–2014 BC Kalev/Cramo
2014–2015 VEF Rīga
2015 Sigal Prishtina
2015–present Azad University
Career highlights and awards

Bamba Fall (born May 27, 1986) is a Senegalese professional basketball player who currently plays for Azad University of the Iranian League. He played college basketball for the Southern Methodist University and represents the Senegal national basketball team in international competition.

College career[edit]

Fall attended Oak Hill Academy from 2003–2005. While at Oak Hill, the team finished ranked #1 in the country both years Fall attended. Fall began attending SMU in 2005 and since then has played in 43 games (18 as a freshman, 25 as a sophomore) and averaged a career high of 7.1 points per game in 2006-2007 while also leading Conference USA in blocked shots (19th nationally). He was also voted to the conference all-defensive team in 2006-2007.

International career[edit]

Chosen to represent Senegal in July 2007, Fall was the youngest player on the Senegalese squad that finished in ninth place at the FIBA Africa Championship 2007 in Angola.

Professional career[edit]

Fall started his professional career in Israel where he signed for Hapoel Afula from the Israeli Basketball Super League in September 2009,[1] but was released before he played for the team and moved to Hapoel Gilboa Galil,[2] where he played one game before being released again.

Then he moved to Hapoel Lev Hasharon from the National League where he averaged 12.8 pts and 9.4 rebounds in 27 minutes of play in a span of 12 games, which followed in him choosing to leave in order to go back to Senegal to obtain a new visa in order to finish his season in the NBA Development League.

In August 2011, Fall signed a three-year contract with BC Kalev/Cramo of Estonia.[3] He was chosen as the KML Defensive Player of the Year after his first season with the team.

In July 2014, he signed with the Latvian team VEF Rīga.[4]


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