Dontaye Draper

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Dontaye Draper
Dontaye Draper Real Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
No. 10 – Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Position Point guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1984-08-10) August 10, 1984 (age 30)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American / Croatian
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Wallbrook (Baltimore, Maryland)
College College of Charleston (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Sydney Kings
2008 Hyeres-Toulon
2008–2009 BC Oostende
2009–2010 Prima Veroli
2010–2012 Cedevita Zagreb
2012–2014 Real Madrid
2014–present Anadolu Efes
Career highlights and awards

Dontaye Dominic Draper (born August 10, 1984) is an American-Croatian professional basketball player who currently plays for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL). He is a 5'11" (1.80 m) tall point guard.

College career[edit]

Draper played college basketball at the College of Charleston with the Charleston Cougars from 2003-07.

Professional career[edit]

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.[1]

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.[2] In July 2011, shortly after having received his Croatian citizenship, Draper played his first game for the national team.[3]

After two seasons with Cedevita Zagreb, he was signed by Real Madrid.[4]

On July 2, 2014, Draper signed a two-year deal with the Turkish team Anadolu Efes.[5]

Pro career[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eurocupbasketball.com 2010-11 Eurocup MVP: Dontaye Draper, Cedevita Zagreb.
  2. ^ "Joke Vranković objavio popis za Euro: Draper pozvan, Planinić i Kus ne!". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 21 June 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Amer je ozbiljno shvatio hrvatsko državljanstvo!". sportski.net.hr (in Croatian). 27 July 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Dontaye Draper, nuevo jugador del Real Madrid (Spanish)
  5. ^ "Anadolu Efes Istanbul signs Dontaye Draper". Sportando.com. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 

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