Draper with Real Madrid in March 2013.
|No. 10 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul|
|League||Turkish Basketball League
August 10, 1984 |
|Nationality||American / Croatian|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Wallbrook (Baltimore, Maryland)|
|College||College of Charleston (2003–2007)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dontaye Dominic Draper (born August 10, 1984) is an American-Croatian professional basketball player who plays for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL). Standing at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), he plays at the point guard position.
Draper began his professional career in the 2007-08 season with the Australasian League club the Sydney Kings. He then joined the French League club Hyeres-Toulon for the start of the 2008-09 season. In December 2008, he joined the Belgian League club BC Oostende.
He then signed with the Italian Second Division club Prima Veroli for the 2009-10 season. He next joined the Adriatic League club Cedevita Zagreb for the 2010-11 season. He was named the Eurocup MVP in 2011.
While in the process of acquiring his Croatian citizenship, Draper made the list of 25 players who were Croatian national team candidates for the EuroBasket 2011. In July 2011, shortly after having received his Croatian citizenship, Draper played his first game for the national team.
Euroleague career statistics
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|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The Euroleague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he also played in domestic competition.
- Eurocupbasketball.com 2010-11 Eurocup MVP: Dontaye Draper, Cedevita Zagreb.
- "Joke Vranković objavio popis za Euro: Draper pozvan, Planinić i Kus ne!". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 21 June 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
- "Amer je ozbiljno shvatio hrvatsko državljanstvo!". sportski.net.hr (in Croatian). 27 July 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
- Dontaye Draper, nuevo jugador del Real Madrid (Spanish)
- "Anadolu Efes Istanbul signs Dontaye Draper". Sportando.com. Retrieved July 2, 2014.
- Dontaye Draper at cofcsports.com
- Dontaye Draper at draftexpress.com
- Dontaye Draper at eurobasket.com
- Dontaye Draper at euroleague.net
- Dontaye Draper on Instagram
- Dontaye Draper on Twitter