Retin Obasohan

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Retin Obasohan
Retin Obasohan vs. Arkansas 2016.jpeg
Obasohan warming up for Alabama
No. 32 – Brose Bamberg
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1993-07-06) July 6, 1993 (age 26)
Antwerp, Belgium
NationalityBelgian
Listed height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight95 kg (209 lb)
Career information
CollegeAlabama (2012–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017Sidigas Avellino
2017–2018Rockets Gotha
2018–2019Northern Arizona Suns
2019-presentBrose Bamberg
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2016)
  • SEC All-Defensive team (2016)
  • SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2016)

Retin Obasohan (born July 6, 1993) is a Belgian professional basketball player for Brose Bamberg in the German Basketball Bundesliga.

Early career[edit]

In the 2010–11 season, Obasohan played for amateur team Kangoeroes Boom in the Belgian Second Division.

College career[edit]

From 2011 through 2016, Obasohan played for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He redshirted the 2011 season and continued to gain more playing time throughout his career. In his redshirt senior season, Obasohan averaged 17.6 points per game for the team.[1] He led his team to NCAA Tournament contention and numerous upset victories, including several wins against AP ranked opponents and a win at LSU against that year's NBA first overall pick Ben Simmons. Upon conclusion of the 2016 season, Obasohan was named to the All-SEC First Team and was named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year as well.[2]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012-13 Alabama 31 1 13.0 .374 .286 .771 1.4 .7 .9 .3 3.9
2013-14 Alabama 30 20 28.7 .381 .246 .667 3.0 1.6 1.8 1.0 9.5
2014-15 Alabama 31 12 19.5 .447 .378 .606 2.9 .8 .9 .5 6.2
2015-16 Alabama 33 33 32.3 .471 .372 .699 3.8 2.6 1.4 .3 17.6
Career 125 66 23.5 .433 .335 .683 2.8 1.5 1.2 .5 9.4

Professional career[edit]

Obasohan entered the 2016 NBA draft, but went undrafted.[3] On June 28, he signed a free agent contract with the Sacramento Kings, as he went on to play in the 2016 NBA Summer League.

On August 5, 2016, Obasohan signed with Sidigas Avellino of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[4]

On August 4, 2017, Obasohan signed with Rockets Gotha, newcomer in the German Basketball Bundesliga.[5] On April 1, 2018, he scored a season-high 25 points in a 98–90 win over Eisbären Bremerhaven.[6]

In October 2018, Obasohan joined the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA G League as a local tryout player.[7]

Currently, Obasohan plays in Germany for Brose Bamberg in the Basketball Bundesliga. [8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retin Obasohan, Alabama, Point Guard". 247sports.com. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 SEC Men's Basketball awards announced". Secsports.com. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Geen NBA Draft-sprookje voor Retin Obasohan" (in Dutch). Vlaamsebasketballiga.be. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Retin Obasohan officially signs with Avellino". Sportando.com. August 5, 2016. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Rockets Gotha verpflichten belgischen Nationalspieler Retin Obasohan" (in German). August 4, 2017.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Withee, Jacob (October 21, 2018). "NAZ Suns Announce 2018-19 Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  8. ^ https://www.proballers.com/basketball/player/75558/retin-obasohan
  9. ^ https://www.brosebamberg.de/saison/news/nachricht/artikel/brose-bamberg-verpflichtet-retin-obasohan/

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