Ryan Richards

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Ryan Richards
Al-Ahli
Position Power forward
League Bahraini Premier League
Personal information
Born (1991-04-24) 24 April 1991 (age 25)
Chatham, Kent, England
Nationality English
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009 Belfius Mons-Hainaut
2009–2011 Gran Canaria
2010 BBC Monthey
2011–2012 Lugano Tigers
2012 Sukhumi
2012–2013 Asseco Prokom Gdynia
2013 Zepter Vienna
2013 Al Nasr Dubai
2013–2014 Ikaros Chalkidas
2014 Zepter Vienna
2014–2015 Körmend
2015 Azad University Tehran
2015 Guangxi Weizhuang Rhinos
2015–2016 Shahrdari Gorgan
2016 Hekmeh
2016–present Al-Ahli

Ryan Richards (born 21 April 1991) is an English professional basketball player for Al-Ahli of the Bahraini Premier League. He was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs with the 49th overall pick at the 2010 NBA draft.[1]

Professional career[edit]

On 6 November 2012, he signed with Polish team Asseco Prokom Gdynia.[2] He switch from Asseco Prokom Gdynia to BC Zepter Vienna in February 2013.[3] In September 2013, he signed with Al Nasr Dubai.[4] In November 2013, he signed with Ikaros Chalkidas.[5] On 14 July 2014 he came back to Zepter Vienna.[6] On 21 October 2014, he parted ways with Vienna.[7] Three days later he signed with BC Körmend of Hungary.[8]

On 17 April 2015 he left Kormend and signed with Azad University Tehran of the Iranian Super League.[9] On 17 June he left Azad University and signed with Guangxi Weizhuang Rhinos of the Chinese National Basketball League.[10]

On 28 October 2015, Richards signed with Shahrdari Gorgan of the Iranian Basketball Super League.[11]

On 27 March 2016, Richards signed with Hekmeh of the Lebanese Basketball League.[12] On 6 May, Richards left Hekmeh and signed with Al-Ahli of the Bahraini Premier League.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NBA's San Antonio Spurs snap up British teenager Ryan Richards". Mirror.co.uk. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ryan Richards inks with Asseco Prokom Gdynia". Sportando. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "BC Zepter Vienna signs Ryan Richards". Sportando. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ryan Richards sign with yet another team". projectspurs.com. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ryan Richards inks with Ikaros". Sportando.net. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Garcia, Jeff (17 July 2014). "REPORT: RYAN RICHARDS GOES BACK TO BC ZEPTER VIENNA". ProjectSpurs.com. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "BC Zepter Vienna parts ways with Ryan Richards". Sportando.com. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Ryan Richards signs with BC Kormend for Giorgi Sharabidze". Sportando.com. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ryan Richards moves to Azad-Teheran in Iran". Sportando.com. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "Ryan Richards (ex Azad) signs at Guangxi Rhinos". Asia-Basket.com. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Ryan Richards signs at Gorgan". Asia-Basket.com. 28 October 2015. Retrieved 29 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Madwar, Ahmad (27 March 2016). "Sagesse tabs Ryan Richards!!". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "GCC news: Richards signs for Ahli Bahrain!". Asia-Basket.com. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 

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