Lionel Bomayako

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Lionel Bomayako
Guard
Personal information
Born (1978-09-15) September 15, 1978 (age 36)
Bangui, Central African Republic
Nationality French / Central African
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College Fairleigh Dickinson (1999–2003)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Pro career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2004 Étendard de Brest
2004–2005 JSF Nanterre
2005–2006 Ockelbo BBK
2005–2006 Besançon BCD
2006–2007 Longwy Rehon
2007–2008 Geneve Devils
2008–2009 UJAP Quimper
2010–2012 Zürich Wildcats
2012 Orchesien

Lionel Bomayako (born September 15, 1978) is a Central African Republic-French basketball player.[1] He is also a member of the Central African Republic national basketball team.

Career[edit]

University[edit]

Bomayako was born in Bangui, Central African Republic and played NCAA Division I basketball at Fairleigh Dickinson University.[2] Bomayako's best season was his senior year in which he averaged 12.4 PPG and 2.4 RPG for the Knights.[3]

Club[edit]

Bomayako has played professional basketball for seven different teams in France, Sweden, and Switzerland in the six years following his 2003 graduation.[4] In his most recent season, 2008–09, he played seven games coming off the bench for Quimper UJAC in France.[1]

International[edit]

Bomayako is also a long-time member of the Central African Republic national basketball team. He participated in the 2005, 2007, and 2009 African Championships, helping the Central African Republic to three consecutive quarterfinal appearances.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lionel Bomayako at eurobasket.com
  2. ^ Lionel Bomayako at ESPN.com
  3. ^ Courtside Player Profiles
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Lionel Bomayako at FIBA.com