Ben Eaves (basketball)

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Ben Eaves
No. 21 – Manchester Giants
Position Small forward / Power forward
League British Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1987-04-10) April 10, 1987 (age 30)
Preston, Lancashire, England
Nationality British
Listed height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight 103 kg (227 lb)
Career information
High school Worcester Academy
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College Connecticut (2006–2007)
Rhode Island (2008–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 APOEL
2012–2013 Manchester Giants
2013–2014 Plymouth Raiders
2014–2015 Manchester Giants
2015–present Worcester Wolves

Ben Eaves (born April 10, 1987)[1] is a British basketball player who currently plays for Manchester Giants of the British Basketball League.

Pre-Professional Career[edit]

Eaves played a post-graduate year in the United States at Worcester Academy. Following his post-graduate experience, he played one season with the University of Connecticut before transferring to the University of Rhode Island. Playing three seasons with the Rams, Eaves would finish his senior year averaging 3.1 points and 2.5 rebounds in 12.4 minutes.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Eaves started his professional career in 2011 with Cypriot team APOEL.


Eaves has represented Great Britain at U20 and U23 level.