Jaber Rouzbahani

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Jaber Rouzbahani
Foolad Mahan
Position Center
Personal information
Born (1986-05-10) May 10, 1986 (age 31)
Isfahan, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Listed height 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)
Listed weight 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2010 Zob Ahan
? Saba Battery
2010–2011 Mahram
2011– Foolad Mahan

Jaber Rouzbahani Darrehsari (Persian: جابر روزبهانی دره‌ساری‎, born May 10, 1986 in Isfahan, Iran) is an Iranian professional basketball player who currently plays for Foolad Mahan Isfahan in the Iranian Super League. He is a center known for his large size, with a height of 7 feet 4 inches, a weight of 252 pounds, and with an 8-foot armspan. Outside Iran, he is most famous for attempting to enter the National Basketball Association in the 2004 NBA Draft. He was not drafted and currently has not been signed by any NBA teams.

Pro career[edit]

He has been playing basketball since he was 14. He played for Zob Ahan Isfahan in Iran. He lived in Richmond, California to train with personal trainer and NBA workout guru Ansar Alameen.

Iranian national basketball team[edit]

Jaber Rouzbahani
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing  Iran
Asian Championship
Gold medal – first place 2007 Tokushima Team

He played with the junior Iranian national team at the 2003 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Thessaloniki, Greece where he averaged 12 points, 8 rebounds and 7 blocks per game. [1]

He has also played on the senior Iranian national basketball team for three years, and played with them in the 2003 Asian Championship games in Harbin, China, where the team reached the Quarter Finals [2].


National team[edit]