28 May 1985 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall|
|Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers|
|2003–2004||Yelwa Hawks (Nigeria)|
|2004–2006||UB Lagos (Nigeria)|
|2006||Kager Gdynia (Poland)|
|2007||APOEL Nicosia (Cyprus)|
|2007–2008||Albuquerque Thunderbirds (D-League)|
|2008||Anaheim Arsenal (D-League)|
|2008–2009||Azad University (Iran)|
|2009||Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine)|
|2010||Petrochimi Bandar Imam (Iran)|
|2010||Ford Burgos (Spain)|
|2011–2012||Jahesh Tarabar Qom (Iran)|
|2013||Utena Juventus (Lithuania)|
|2013–2014||İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi (Turkey)|
|2014||BC Mark Mentors (Nigeria)|
Ugboaja was selected in the 2006 NBA draft by the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers, in the second round with the 55th pick overall. He was a member of the Cavaliers during the 2006-07 season, but did not play in any regular season games with the team. He played in the 2nd-tier Eurocup with Azovmash Mariupol and with BC Odessa.
Nigerian national team
Ugboaja competed at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, the 2007 FIBA Africa Championship, the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship, and the 2011 FIBA Africa Championship with Nigeria. He also played at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, with the senior men's Nigerian national basketball team.
- "Cleveland Cavaliers Draft Shannon Brown, Daniel Gibson and Ejike Ugboaja in 2006 NBA Draft". NBA.com. June 28, 2006. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
- "Ejike Ugboaja inks for Azovmash". Sportando.com. October 23, 2009. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
- "BC Odessa signs Sparks and Ugboaja". Sportando.com. January 17, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2015.