Michael Efevberha

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Michael Efevberha
JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole
PositionShooting guard
LeaguePro B
Personal information
Born (1984-08-22) August 22, 1984 (age 35)
Pomona, California
NationalityNigerian / American
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolGanesha (Pomona, California)
CollegeUC Irvine (2002–2004)
Cal State Northridge (2005–2006)
NBA draft2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006Idaho Stampede
2007Santa Barbara Breakers
2007–2008Iowa Energy
2008Anaheim Arsenal
2009Wellington Saints
2009–2011Lugano Tigers
2011–2012Iowa Energy
2012Cocolos de San Pedro de Macorís
2012Spartak Primorye
2013ČEZ Nymburk
2013–2015Sichuan Blue Whales
2015–2016Club Sagesse
2016Jiangsu Hualan
2016–2017Changwon LG Sakers
2017Club Sagesse
2017BBC Monthey
2017Chongqing Sanhai Lanling
2017Anyang KGC
2017Bnei Herzliya
2018Beirut Club
2018–2019Homenetmen Beirut
2019–presentJA 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.[1]

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.[2] 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.[3] However, on December 27, 2017, Efevberha parted ways with Herzliya after appearing in 4 games.[4] 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.

On November 21, 2019, he has signed with JA Vichy-Clermont Métropole of the French Pro B. [5]


  1. ^ Michael James Efevberha's FIBA profile
  2. ^ Jones named NBL MVP
  3. ^ "חיזוק ניגרי: מייק אפבראה מגיע להרצליה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "אפברה לא הגיע לאימון הרצליה והודיע: אני עוזב". one.co.il (in Hebrew). December 27, 2017.
  5. ^ "Mike Efevberha joins Vichy-Clermont". Sportando. November 21, 2019. Retrieved November 22, 2019.

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