Kristjan Makke

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Kristjan Makke
No. 12 – TTÜ KK
Position Center
Power forward
League Korvpalli Meistriliiga
BBL Challenge Cup
Personal information
Born (1981-03-12) March 12, 1981 (age 36)
Kohtla-Järve, Estonia
Nationality Estonian
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school Quincy (Quincy, Illinois)
College Western Illinois (1999–2001)
Playing career 1996–present
Career history
1996–1998 BC Kalev
2001–2004 Tallinna Kalev / Ehitustööriist
2004–2005 Audentese Ülikool
2005–2008 Nybit

Kristjan Makke (born March 12, 1981 in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia) is an Estonian professional basketballer. He is currently playing for TTÜ KK at the center/forward position. Makke started his senior club career at the age of fifteen with "BC Kalev" in 1996. After that he attended high school and college in the United States.[1] In 2001, he moved to Tallinna Kalev. He played there until December 2002 and then moved to Ehitustööriist where he spent the next season also. In 2004–05 Makke played for Audentese Ülikool and then signed with Nybit. After three seasons in the team Makke joined TTÜ KK. He is currently the captain of the team.

Kristjan Makke is also a member of the Estonia national basketball team and has been a member of the Estonian EuroBasket squad in 2003, 2007,[2] and 2009.[3]



  1. ^ "Kristjan Makke orbiidile". (2005-05-01). Retrieved on 2009-02-20 (in Estonian)
  2. ^ "Kristjan Makke" Retrieved on 2009-02-20
  3. ^ "Kristjan Makke". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-02-20

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