|JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole|
|Born||August 22, 1984|
|Nationality||Nigerian / American|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Ganesha (Pomona, California)|
|College||UC Irvine (2002–2004)|
Cal State Northridge (2005–2006)
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|2007||Santa Barbara Breakers|
|2012||Cocolos de San Pedro de Macorís|
|2013–2015||Sichuan Blue Whales|
|2016–2017||Changwon LG Sakers|
|2017||Chongqing Sanhai Lanling|
|2019–present||JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole|
|Career highlights and awards|
Michael James Efevberha (born August 22, 1984) is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole of the French Pro B. He played college basketball for the University of California, Irvine and California State University, Northridge. He has also represented the Nigeria national basketball team, serving as team captain in 2009 at the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship where he averaged 17.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. Efevberha was also a mariste student when he was 5 years old.
In 2009, Efevberha was named New Zealand NBL Most Outstanding Guard and earned the league's scoring title with 27.8 points per game. He scored over 30 points in a game eight times and reached over the 40-point mark on two occasions. He led the Wellington Saints to the semi-finals, where they were defeated by the Nelson Giants.
On November 18, 2017, Efevberha signed with the Israeli team Bnei Herzliya for the 2017–18 season. However, on December 27, 2017, Efevberha parted ways with Herzliya after appearing in 4 games. On February 12, 2018, Efevberha signed with the Lebanese team Beirut Club , and after losing at the semis versus Riyadi Beirut, Mike signed with Homenetmen Beirut for the 2018-2019 season, Mike signed with sagesse club for the 2019-2020.
- Michael James Efevberha's FIBA profile
- Jones named NBL MVP
- "חיזוק ניגרי: מייק אפבראה מגיע להרצליה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 18, 2017.
- "אפברה לא הגיע לאימון הרצליה והודיע: אני עוזב". one.co.il (in Hebrew). December 27, 2017.
- "Mike Efevberha joins Vichy-Clermont". Sportando. November 21, 2019. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
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