March 18, 1988 |
|Nationality||American / Nigerian|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Warren (San Antonio, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||New Jersey Nets|
|2011||→ Springfield Armor|
|2012||Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Benjamin Chukwukelo Uzoh (born March 18, 1988) is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player.
After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft, Uzoh signed a partially guaranteed contract with the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. On January 5, 2011, Uzoh was given a guaranteed contract to play out the rest of the year in New Jersey. He was briefly assigned to the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League, during the month of March 2011.
On March 27, 2012, he signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. On April 16, 2012, the Raptors announced they had signed Ben Uzoh for the remainder of the 2011-2012 season. He recorded a triple-double on April 26, against the Nets, the first by a Raptor in eleven years.
Uzoh joined the Denver Nuggets for their training camp in October 2012, but did not make the team's final roster. He was then acquired by the D-League team the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. However, on November 5, 2012, Uzoh was traded to the Armor for Tim Ohlbrecht.
On October 31, 2013, Uzoh was acquired by the Tulsa 66ers in a trade involving the Iowa Energy and the Springfield Armor. On January 22, 2014, he was traded to the Canton Charge. On March 21, 2014, he was waived by the Charge due to a season-ending injury.
National team career
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- Nets send Uzoh to D-League.
- Lokomotiv Kuban announces Ben Uzoh.
- Lokomotiv Kuban and Ben Uzoh part ways.
- Raptors rule Jerryd Bayless out for season; sign Ben Uzoh to 10-day contract.
- Uzoh has triple-double as Raptors rout Nets.
- Nuggets announce 2012 training camp roster.
- Denver Nuggets waive guards Anthony Carter, Ben Uzoh.
- Full List of 2012 Returning, Affiliate and Local Tryout Players Invited to NBA D-League Training Camps.
- Armor acquire Uzoh.
- 66ers Acquire No. 1 Overall Pick and Ben Uzoh
- Canton Acquires Uzoh From Tulsa
- Charge Reacquire Shane Edwards