Besim Tafilaj

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Besim Tafilaj
Personal information
Born (1980-11-26) November 26, 1980 (age 38)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAlbanian American
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
Playing careerN/A–present
PositionShooting guard / Small forward

Besim Tafilaj is an American basketball player[1] of Kosovar Albanian descent.


  • 2002-2003: KB MEB Prishtina (KOS-Superleague): In Feb.'03 moved to KB Exclusive Prishtina (KOS-Superleague)
  • 2003 June–July: Long Beach Summer Pro League Supercamp:
  • 2003 July: Nike ProCity Summer pro league at Fonde (Houston): 9.2ppg, 6.3rpg, 2.1apg: Played small and power forward for team NYC sponsored by Kenny Smith
  • 2003-2004: University of Prishtina (KOS-LPBK): Team Captain: 25 games: 24.7 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2.4 spg, 3.6 apg
  • 2004-2005: Dukagjini Peje (KOS-Superleague): 14 games: 14.3ppg, 7rpg, 3.1apg, 1.8spg, 1.6bpg, left in Dec.'04, Jan'05 signed at Mabetex Prishtina (KOS-Superleague) for the remainder of the season: 14 games: 16.1ppg, 7.3rpg, 3.0apg, 1.8bpg
  • 2005 June–July: Nike Battle Grounds Summer League in Venice Beach California (Team Long Beach)
  • 2005-2006: Sigal Prishtina (KOS-SuperLeague): 28 games: 17.9ppg, 7.8rpg, 2.6apg
  • 2006-2007: BCMUS Arges Pitesti (ROM-Div.A) Left at beginning of season because of lack of payment and contract problems


  1. ^ "Un american de origine albaneza la Pitesti". 30 August 2006. Retrieved 1 February 2011.

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