Ivan McFarlin

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Ivan McFarlin
Personal information
Born (1982-04-26) April 26, 1982 (age 35)
Missouri City, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school Willowridge (Houston, Texas)
College Oklahoma State (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–2013
Position Power forward
Career history
2005–2006 JSF Nanterre
2006 Philadelphia 76ers
2007 Beşiktaş
2007–2008 TED Ankara Kolejliler
2008–2009 BBC Nyon
2009 SKK Kotwica Kołobrzeg
2010 Hapoel Lev HaSharon
2010–2011 Bendigo Braves
2011–2012 Link Tochigi Brex
2012–2013 Amistad de Chuquisaca
2013 Bendigo Braves

Ivan McFarlin (born April 26, 1982) is an American professional basketball player.

Basketball career[edit]

McFarlin attended Willowridge High School in Houston, Texas, where he led his team to win the state championship in his senior year, as he averaged 15.9 points, 14.9 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 3.2 steals. McFarlin played college basketball at Oklahoma State University, and helped the Cowboys to a Final Four appearance in 2004, where the team lost to Georgia Tech on a late-game basket. He is one of four Oklahoma State players to have over 1,000 points, 700 rebounds, and 100 blocks,[1] the other three being Byron Houston, Leroy Combs and Bryant Reeves.

In the 2006-07 NBA season, McFarlin was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, but was traded on December 19, 2006, along with NBA superstar Allen Iverson for two draft picks, Andre Miller and Joe Smith. He was immediately waived.[2]

McFarlin later played in Poland with SKK Kotwica Kolobrzeg.[3] In 2010, he played for the Bendigo Braves of the South East Australian Basketball League.[1] He made the league's all star team and led the league in rebounds and rebounds per game.

Prior to the 2010/2011 season, he signed with Hapoel Lev HaSharon of the Israeli Liga Leumit.[4]

In 2011 Ivan returned to the Bendigo Braves.

After spending 2012 playing in China, the Bendigo Braves announced that Ivan would be returning to play a third season with the Braves in 2013.

Personal life[edit]

McFarlin is the son of Delphine and Tyrone Powell McFarlin, of Missouri City, Texas.[3] He currently lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the town of his college alma mater, Oklahoma State University, and assists the Oklahoma State basketball program. McFarlin also works part-time elsewhere.


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