Ogo Adegboye

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Ogo Adegboye
Fulgor Libertas Forlì
Position Point guard
League Serie A2
Personal information
Born (1987-09-23) September 23, 1987 (age 29)
Ibadan, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian/British
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Findlay College Prep
(Henderson, Nevada)
College
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 APOEL
2012–2013 ETHA Engomis
2013–2014 Nea Kifissia
2014–2015 Aris Thessaloniki
2015 Vanoli Cremona
2015–2016 Juvecaserta Basket
2016 Viola Reggio Calabria
2016–2017 Kymis
2017–present Fulgor Libertas Forlì
Career highlights and awards

Stephen Ogooluwa "Ogo" Adegboye (born September 23, 1987)[1] is a Nigerian-British professional basketball player for Fulgor Libertas Forlì of the Serie A2.

Early life[edit]

Born in Nigeria, Adegboye moved to London at the age of three. He played with the Brixton Topcats of the English Basketball League, before moving to the US to attend Findlay College Prep.

College career[edit]

Adegboye spent two seasons with Lamar Community College in Colorado, where he averaged 11.1 points and 3.2 assists per game, before transferring to St. Bonaventure University, where he played with the St. Bonaventure Bonnies. In his junior year, he averaged 6.6 points, 2.4 assists, and 1.7 rebounds, in 21.6 minutes per game for the Bonnies. During his senior year, he started all 31 games and led the country in minutes, finishing the season averaging 11.5 points, 4 assists, and 3.1 rebounds in 39 minutes per game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Adegboye started his professional career, in 2011, with APOEL of the Cypriot Basketball League.[3] With APOEL, he averaged 10.2ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.2apg and 1.3spg. The following season, he stayed at Cyprus, signing a contract with the running champions ETHA Engomis.[4] With ETHA, he won the Cypriot Cup in 2013.

On October 31, 2013, Adegboye joined Nea Kifisia of the Greek Basket League.[5] He joined Aris Thessaloniki in 2014 signing a one-month contract, in order to replace the injured Torey Thomas.[6]

On September 30, 2016, Adegboye signed a one-month contract with Vanoli Cremona of the LBA.[7] He optioned out of his contract with Vanoli Cremona on December and joined Juvecaserta Basket.[8] He also left the team one month later and joined Viola Reggio Calabria for the rest of the season.

On October 24, 2016, Adegboye returned to Greece, and joined the newly promoted Kymis of the Greek Basket League, replacing Juan'ya Green on the team's squad.[9] On February 4, 2017, he left Kymis and returned to Italy in order to join Fulgor Libertas Forlì for the rest of the season.[10]

International career[edit]

During 2010, Adegboye made his debut with the senior men's Great Britain national basketball team. With the British national team, he played at EuroBasket 2011 and EuroBasket 2013.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eurobasket.com Player Profile Ogooluwa Adegboye.
  2. ^ ESPN Player Profile Ogo Adegboye.
  3. ^ "Ogo Adegboye Signs in Cyprus". hoopsfix.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Ogo Adegboye inks in Cyprus with Etha Engomis". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ogo Adegboye inks with Nea Kifisia". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ogo Adegboye signs a short-term deal with Aris Thessaloniki". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Vanoli Cremona officially signs Ogo Adegboye". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Juvecaserta announces Ogo Adegboye". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Ogo Adegboye inks with Kimi". Sportando.com. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Ogo Adegboye join Pallacanestro Forlì". Sportando.com. Retrieved February 6, 2017. 
  11. ^ Ogo ADEGBOYE (ENG).

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