Reginald Becton

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Reginald Becton-Buckner
Capitanes de Arecibo
PositionPower forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1991-05-12) May 12, 1991 (age 28)
Memphis, Tennessee
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolManassas (Memphis, Tennessee)
CollegeOle Miss (2009–2013)
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014Iowa Energy
2014Maratonistas de Coamo
2014–2015Soles de Mexicali
2015–2016Maccabi Haifa
2016–2017Hapoel Eilat
2017Cariduros de Fajardo
2017–2018Maccabi Haifa
2018Cariduros de Fajardo
2019Capitanes de Arecibo

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Reginald Becton-Buckner (born May 12, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Capitanes de Arecibo of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He played college basketball for the University of Mississippi where he starred in his four seasons with the Ole Miss Rebels. Becton is Ole Miss all-time blocked shot leader and as of 2013 ranks fifth in SEC with 326 career blocked shots.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Early years (2013–2014)[edit]

Following graduating from Ole Miss, Becton was drafted by the Erie BayHawks, Santa Cruz Warriors and finally playing for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.

Puerto Rico and Mexico (2014–2015)[edit]

After the Iowa Energy released him in the 2013-14 season, Becton played in both Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Israel and Puerto Rico (2015–present)[edit]

On August 31, 2015, Becton signed a deal with Maccabi Haifa of the Israeli Basketball Premier League.[2]

On August 9, 2016, Becton signed with Hapoel Eilat for the 2016–17 season.[3]

On October 28, 2017, Becton returned to Maccabi Haifa for a second stint, signing a one-year deal.[4] In 24 games played during the 2017–18 season, Becton led the Israeli League in blocks (1.5 per game) and also averaged 9.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

On May 31, 2018, Becton joined his former team Cariduros de Fajardo of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional.[5]


  1. ^ "Reginald Buckner Bio - OLEMISSSPORTS.COM - OLE MISS Official Athletic Site". Olemisssports.Com. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
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  3. ^ "Reginald Buckner inks with Hapoel Eilat". August 9, 2016. Retrieved August 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "מכבי Hunter חיפה מחתימה את הפאוור פורוורד/ סנטר רג'י באקנר עד לתום העונה". (in Hebrew). October 28, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  5. ^ "Reggie Buckner inks with Cariduros Basket". May 31, 2018. Retrieved May 31, 2018.

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