Chris Owens (basketball)
Owens at the 2011 Ukrainian Superleague All-Star game
|No. 22 – Argentino de Junín|
|League||Liga Nacional de Básquet|
March 1, 1979 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8.5 in (2.04 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Duncanville (Duncanville, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47th overall|
|Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks|
|2004||Cedar Rapids River Raiders|
|2004–2005||Banca Nuova Trapani|
|2006||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2014–present||Argentino de Junín|
Haywood Christopher "Chris" Owens (born March 1, 1979) is an American professional basketball player. He is a 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m), 250 pounds (110 kg) power forward. He is the great-nephew of 1930s African-American track and field star, Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
He then played in the United States Basketball League with the Cedar Rapids River Raiders. He arrived in Europe in 2004, signing with Banca Nuova Trapani, with whom he played 30 games, averaging 19.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
In 2005 he moved to CB Granada of the ACB League, but he was released in January 2006. He spent the rest of the season in the Continental Basketball Association with the Sioux Falls Skyforce and in the Greek Basket League with Panionios.
In September 2010. Owens signed with Gravelines in France, but he played only 4 games in the French League. In November 2010, he returned to Ukraine and signed with Azovmash for the rest of the season.
NBA career statistics
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- Jesse Owens's great-nephew to play in Berlin.
- Chris Owens at Texas Longhorns.
- NBA Draft Board
- Chris Owens at Legaduebasket.it
- "Granada splits with Chris Owens". Hoopbets.com. 18 January 2006. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Galatasaray signs Chris Owens". Eurocupbasketball.com. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Panellinios tabs Haywood Chris Owens". Sportando.net. 18 February 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Gravelines Dunkerque land Haywood Owens". Eurobasket.com. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- Chris Owens at French League.
- "AZOVMASH tabs veteran Owens". Eurocupbasketball.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "KK Cedevita lands Chris Owens". Sportando.net. 4 July 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Haywood Owens next to Finland". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
- Haywood Chris Owens es el nuevo extranjero de Argentino
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chris Owens.|
- Personal Website
- NBA.com Profile
- Eurocup Profile
- FIBA.com Profile
- Basketball-Reference.com Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- Spanish League Profile (Spanish)
- Greek League Profile (Greek)
- Italian League Profile (Italian)