Carl Ona-Embo

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Carl Ona-Embo
Carl Ona Embo.JPG
Caen Basket Calvados
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1989-06-08) June 8, 1989 (age 30)
Lille, France
NationalityDR Congo / French
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–present
Career history
2007–2008Angelico Biella
2008–2009Rosalía de Castro
2009–2010Angelico Biella
2010–2011Poitiers Basket 86
2011–2013Cholet Basket
2013–2014Antibes Sharks
2014–2015Poitiers Basket 86
2015–2016JL Bourg-en-Bresse
2016Santa Cruz Warriors
2017–2018Jean D'Arc Vichy Clermont Metropole
2018Hermine Nantes Basket
2018–2019PS Karlsruhe Lions
2019–presentCaen Basket

Carl Ona-Embo (born June 8, 1989) is a French-born Congolese professional basketball player currently with the Caen Basket of the French LNB league. In the past, he played for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League. Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays at the point guard position.

Professional career[edit]

Ona-Embo played with Angelico Biella in the 2007–08 season.[1] For the 2008–09 season he was loaned to Rosalía de Castro of the LEB Oro.

For the 2009–10 season, Ona-Embo returned to Angelico Biella.[1]

In July 2010, Ona-Embo signed with Poitiers Basket 86 for the 2010–11 season.[2]

From 2011 to 2013, Ona-Embo played with Cholet Basket.[3] For the 2013–14 season he signed with Antibes Sharks.[4]

In July 2014, Ona-Embo returned after three years to Poitiers Basket 86.[5] In June 2015, he left Poitiers and signed with JL Bourg-en-Bresse.[6]

On October 30, 2016, Ona-Embo was selected with the 49th pick of the 2016 NBA Development League draft by the Salt Lake City Stars.[7] However, he was waived on November 8.[8] On November 25, he was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors,[9] but was waived on December 11[10] after averaging 2.2 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 6 games.[11]

On April 16, 2019, he has signed with Caen Basket of the French LNB.[12]

DR Congo national team[edit]

Ona-Embo played 3 games for the DR Congo national basketball team at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification where he averaged 6.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.


  1. ^ a b Profile
  2. ^ "Poitiers signs Carl Ona Embo". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
  3. ^ Cholet brings in Ona-Embo
  4. ^ Antibes Sharks sign Carl Ona Embo
  5. ^ Poitiers signs Carl Ona Embo
  6. ^ Carl Ona-Embo moves to JL Bourg
  7. ^ Byrnes, Hayley (October 30, 2016). "Stars Select Four Players in 2016 NBA D-League Draft". Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  8. ^ Byrnes, Hayley (November 8, 2016). "Stars Waive Abdul-Bassit, Ona-Embo and Reischel". Retrieved November 12, 2016.
  9. ^ "Warriors Acquire Carl Ona-Embo". November 25, 2016. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
  10. ^ "Santa Cruz Warriors Acquire James Southerland". December 11, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  11. ^ "Carl Ona Embo Player Profile". Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  12. ^ Carl Ona Embo signs with Caen

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