Ordane Kanda-Kanyinda

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Ordane Kanda-Kanyinda
Free Agent
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1996-09-09) September 9, 1996 (age 23)
Antwerp, Belgium
NationalityBelgian
Listed height184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Listed weight85 kg (187 lb)
Career information
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2018Antwerp Giants
2017–2018Rotterdam
2018–2019Kangoeroes Mechelen
2019Spirou
Career highlights and awards

Ordane Kanda-Kanyinda (born September 9, 1996) is a Belgian professional basketball player, who lastly played for Spirou of the Belgian Pro Basketball League (PBL).[1]

Professional career[edit]

Kanda-Kanyndia was born in Antwerp and played in the youth development department of Antwerp Giants, where he started his professional basketball career. He played his first game for Antwerp's first team in the 2013–14 season, in the EuroChallenge campaign.

The season 2016–17 was his first year where he was a definitive member of the first Antwerp Giants team. Antwerp finished second in the regular season and lost in the semi-finals of the playoffs.

On July 3, 2017, Kanda-Kanyinda was sent on a one-year loan to Forward Lease Rotterdam of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL).[2] Kanda-Kanyinda led the DBL in scoring, after averaging 18.77 points per game while leading Forward Lease to the play-offs. On 5 May 2018, Kanda recorded 36 points and 11 assists in a decisive game 3 of the quarter-finals, which Rotterdam won 89–92.[3] Rotterdam reached the DBL semi-finals for the first time in 12 years.[4]

In October 2018, Kanda signed with Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen.[5][6]

Kanda signed with Spirou for the 2019–20 season.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Denotes seasons in which he won the championship
* Led the league

Domestic leagues[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 Antwerp Giants 2 0 3.0 .000 .500 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
2015–16 19 0 8.1 .333 .000 .500 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 1.3
2016–17 32 14 11.7 .419 .148 .679 0.8 1.1 0.3 0.1 3.0
2017–18 Rotterdam 38 38 31.2 .500 .360 .727 5.6 4.5 1.4 0.3 18.5*

Source: RealGM

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ordane Kanda-Kanyinda Player Profile". basketball.realgm.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Belgische Belofte Naar Forward Lease". 3 July 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Rotterdam Basketbal stunt op bezoek bij Den Bosch
  5. ^ "Ordane Kanda ruilt Antwerp Giants voor Kangoeroes". Het Nieuwsblad. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen versterkt zich met Ordane Kanda!". kangoeroesbasket.be. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Spirou Charleroi maakt eerste spelers voor het nieuwe seizoen bekend". 5 June 2019. Retrieved 13 July 2019.