Chris Booker (basketball)
|Position||Power forward / Center|
October 24, 1981 |
Fort Worth, Texas
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Diamond Hill-Jarvis
(Fort Worth, Texas)
|NBA draft||2004 / Undrafted|
|2008–2009||Energa Czarni Słupsk|
|2010||Energa Czarni Słupsk|
|2015||Entente Orleans 45|
|Career highlights and awards|
Christopher Monroe Booker (born October 24, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Zlatorog Laško of the Slovenian League. He is a 6'10" (2.08 m) tall power forward-center.
High school career
As a four-year Letterman at Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School in Fort Worth, Texas, Booker averaged 24.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game as a senior. He was named Fort Worth Player of the Year during his senior season. He earned First-Team All-District honors as a senior, and was also named District Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the Fort Worth district.
Booker attended Tyler Junior College in his freshman year, where he averaged 10.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. Improving in his sophomore season, he averaged 19.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game, was and named All-Conference and Second Team All-American.
Booker transferred for his junior season to play for Gene Keady at Purdue University, where he was named an All-Big Ten honorable mention by conference coaches, and was named to the All-Junior College Transfer Team. He led the Boilermakers in rebounding, averaging 5.7 per game. He also played in all 30 games, with 24 starts, and ranked third on the team in scoring, at 9.4 points per game. He led the squad in blocked shots, and shot 45.2 percent from the field, fourth-best on the team. He played 807 minutes, second-most on the team. He also set Purdue's record for blocks in a season.
For the 2012–13 season he signed with the Greek team Panionios.
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- "KRKA Bring The Trophy To Slovenia". fibaeurope.com. May 1, 2011. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- "BC Oostende tabs Booker for 2 years". eurocupbasketball.com. August 1, 2011. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- "Krka Novo Mesto replaces Derrick Nix with Chris Booker". sportando.com. September 26, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- "Krka completed their roster by extending Booker". abaliga.com. July 11, 2014. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- "Orleans adds Christopher Booker". Sportando.com. October 9, 2015. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
- "Booker back in ABA League". aba-liga.com. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
- "Zlatorog agrees terms with Christopher Booker". Eurobasket.com. March 6, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016.