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David Weaver
Free agent
Personal information
Born (1987-10-09) October 9, 1987 (age 36)
Asheville, North Carolina
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolCharles D. Owen
(Black Mountain, North Carolina)
CollegeWake Forest (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010: undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2011–2012Czarni Słupsk
2012–2013Riesen Ludwigsburg
2014–2015MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza
2015–2016Afyon Belediye
2016Shiga Lakestars
2017Nagoya Diamond Dolphins
2017–2018TED Ankara Kolejliler
2018Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2018–2019Ankara DSİ
2019–2020Kumamoto Volters
2020–2021Pallacanestro Mantovana
Career highlights and awards

David Michael Weaver (born October 9, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for Pallacanestro Mantovana of the Italian Serie A2 Basket. He played college basketball for Wake Forest University before playing professionally in Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Portugal, Turkey, Japan and Israel.

Early life and college career[edit]

Weaver attended Charles D. Owen High School in Black Mountain, North Carolina, where he averaged 13 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks per game as a junior. Weaver led the Warhorses to their first Western Highlands Conference title in 10 years and earned MVP honors at the conference tournament.[1]

Weaver played college basketball for Wake Forest University's Demon Deacons, where he ranked 18th all-time at Wake Forest with 121 career games played. Weaver received the team's prestigious Murray Greason Award in 2008-09, the team's Skip Prosser Award in 2009-10 and won the team's Best Defensive Player Award in 2007-08.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Šiauliai (2010–2011)[edit]

Weaver started his professional career with the Lithuanian team Šiauliai. On March 12, 2011, Weaver participated in the 2011 LKL All-Star Game and participated in the Dunk Contest during the same event. In 23 Lithuanian League games, he averaged 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.

Czarni Słupsk (2011–2012)[edit]

On July 17, 2011, Weaver signed a one-year deal with the Polish team Czarni Słupsk.[2] Weaver helped Słupsk reach the 2012 Polish League Playoffs.

Riesen Ludwigsburg (2012–2013)[edit]

On August 19, 2012, Weaver signed with the German team Riesen Ludwigsburg.[3] However, on January 21, 2013, Weaver parted ways with Ludwigsburg after appearing in 18 games.[4] One Day later, Weaver joined the Ukrainian team Dnipro-Azot for the rest of the season.[5]

Benfica (2013–2014)[edit]

On July 31, 2013, Weaver signed with the Portuguese team Benfica for the 2013–14 season.[6] Weaver helped Benfica win the 2014 Portuguese League Championship and the 2014 Portuguese Cup titles.

Dąbrowa Górnicza (2014–2015)[edit]

On September 11, 2014, Weaver returned to Poland for a second stint, signing a one-year deal with MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza.[7] On February 7, 2015, Weaver recorded a career-high 32 points, shooting 13-of-17 from the field, along with eight rebounds and two blocks in a 95–96 loss to Siarka Tarnobrzeg.[8]

Afyon Belediye (2015–2016)[edit]

On August 6, 2015, Weaver signed a one-year deal with Afyon Belediye of the Turkish Basketball First League.[9] In 27 games played during the 2015–16 season, he averaged 17 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Weaver helped Afyon reach the TBL playoffs.

Shiga Lakestars / Nagoya Diamond Dolphins (2016–2017)[edit]

On August 10, 2016, Weaver signed with the Japanese team Shiga Lakestars.[10] On February 20, 2017, Weaver joined the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins for the rest of the season.[11]

TED Ankara Kolejliler (2017–2018)[edit]

On August 24, 2017, Weaver returned to Turkey for a second stint, signing a one-year deal with TED Ankara Kolejliler.[12] In 33 games played for Ankara, he averaged 15.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Maccabi Rishon LeZion / Ankara DSİ (2018–2019)[edit]

On September 20, 2018, Weaver signed with Israeli team Maccabi Rishon LeZion for the 2018–19 season.[13] In October 2018, Weaver helped Rishon LeZion win the 2018 Israeli League Cup. He parted ways with Rishon LeZion on November 26, 2018, after appearing in seven games.[14] Two days later, Weaver returned to Turkey for a third stint, signing with a one-year deal with Ankara DSİ.[15] In 23 games played for Ankara, he averaged 16.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Kumamoto Volters (2019–2020)[edit]

On July 1, 2019, Weaver signed with the Kumamoto Volters of the Japanese B.League.[16] He averaged 12.7 points and 6.2 assists per game.[17]

Pallacanestro Mantovana (2020–present)[edit]

On August 5, 2020, Weaver signed with Pallacanestro Mantovana of the Italian Serie A2 Basket.[17]


  1. ^ a b "David Weaver – Wake Forest University". WakeForestSports.com. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "David Weaver moves to Energa Czarni Slupsk". Sportando.basketball. July 17, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg tabs David Weaver". Sportando.basketball. August 19, 2012. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg waive David Weaver, Kammron Taylor". Sportando.basketball. January 21, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  5. ^ "DniproAzot signs David Weaver". Sportando.basketball. January 22, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  6. ^ "David Weaver is newcomer at Benfica". court-side.com. July 31, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  7. ^ "MKS Dabrowa Gornicza sign David Weaver". Sportando.basketball. September 11, 2014. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  8. ^ "Siarka Tarnobrzeg 96 at MKS Dabrowa Gornicza 95". RealGM.com. February 7, 2015. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Polonya Ligi'nden Afyon Belediyespor'a". basketbolig.com (in Turkish). August 6, 2015. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  10. ^ "Weaver to continue pro career in Japan". citizen-times.com. August 10, 2016. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "David Weaver moved to Nagoya Dolphins". court-side.com. February 20, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  12. ^ "David Weaver'ı TED Kolejliler'de". basketbolig.com (in Turkish). August 24, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  13. ^ "Maccabi Rishon LeZion signs David Weaver". Sportando.basketball. September 20, 2018. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  14. ^ "זעזוע במכבי ראשל"צ: צביקה שרף עוזב". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 26, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  15. ^ "David Weaver (ex Maccabi Rishon) signs at Ankara D.S.I." Eurobasket.com. November 28, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  16. ^ "David Weaver(デイビッド・ウィーバー) 選手 選手契約合意のお知らせ". volters.jp (in Japanese). July 1, 2019. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  17. ^ a b "Mantova signs David Weaver". Sportando. August 5, 2020. Retrieved August 5, 2020.

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