Landry Nnoko

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Landry Nnoko
Landry Nnoko (cropped).jpg
Nnoko playing for Clemson
No. 35 – Alba Berlin
Personal information
Born (1994-04-09) April 9, 1994 (age 25)
Yaoundé, Cameroon
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolMontverde Academy
(Montverde, Florida)
CollegeClemson (2012–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2017–2018Grand Rapids Drive
2018Sakarya BB
2018–presentAlba Berlin
Career highlights and awards

Landry Nnoko (born April 9, 1994) is a Cameroonian basketball player for Alba Berlin of the German Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He played college basketball in the United States for Clemson University.

College career[edit]

After coming to the U.S. to play high school basketball at Montverde Academy, Nnoko committed to Clemson for college. He played four seasons for the Tigers and was a three-year starter known primarily for his shot-blocking and defense. As a senior, Nnoko earned Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-Defensive team honors and led the league in blocked shots.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Following the close of his college career, Nnoko signed with Victoria Libertas Pesaro of Italy's Serie A.[2] He averaged 6.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game for the 2016–17 season.

At the start of the 2017–18 season, Nnoko was signed by the Detroit Pistons of the NBA as a part of their training camp roster.[3] After being cut in training camp, he signed with the Pistons′ NBA G League franchise, the Grand Rapids Drive. At the close of the G League season, Nnoko was named the league′s Defensive Player of the Year.[4]

On July 29, 2018, Nnoko signed with Sakarya BB of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi.[5]

In December 2018 Nnoko signed with Alba Berlin of the German Basketball Bundesliga.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Nnoko is the cousin of NBA player Luc Mbah a Moute.[7]


  1. ^ "Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame named first team All-ACC". The State. March 7, 2016. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "PESARO, UFFICIALE L'INGAGGIO DEL CENTRO LANDRY NNOKO". (in Italian). July 27, 2016. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "Pistons sign Udrih, Willis, Nnoko; announce camp roster". The Detroit News. September 25, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Landry Nnoko Named Defensive Player Of The Year". NBA G League. 4 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Landry Nnoko signs with Sakarya". 29 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Landry Nnoko signs with Alba Berlin". 13 December 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  7. ^ Brenner, Aaron (February 13, 2014). "Out of Africa: Clemson trio of hoopsters appreciative of American opportunity". The Post and Courier. Retrieved August 14, 2017.

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