Sharrod Ford

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Sharrod Ford
Sharrod Ford - Bourg-en-Bresse vs. Paris-Levallois, 15th November 2014.jpg
Sharrod Ford, 2014
No. 3 – Acıbadem Üniversitesi
Position Power forward / Center
League Turkish Basketball First League
Personal information
Born (1982-09-09) September 9, 1982 (age 34)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school Gwynn Park (Brandywine, Maryland)
Hargrave (Chatham, Virginia)
College Clemson (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005 Phoenix Suns
2006 Fayetteville Patriots
2006–2007 Alba Berlin
2007–2008 Sutor Montegranaro
2008–2009 Virtus Bologna
2009–2010 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2010 Basket Club Ferrara
2010–2011 Sutor Montegranaro
2012 Erie BayHawks
2012–2014 Brose Baskets
2014–2015 Paris-Levallois
2015–present Acıbadem Üniversitesi
Career highlights and awards

Sharrod Victor Ford (born September 9, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for Acıbadem Üniversitesi of the Turkish Basketball First League.

Early years[edit]

Ford attended Clemson University from 2001 to 2005. At Clemson, he became the school's first player to lead his team in points and rebounds for two consecutive seasons since Horace Grant in the 1980s.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Ford went undrafted at the 2005 NBA draft. On November 2, 2005, he signed with the Phoenix Suns.[2] He was waived by the Suns on December 24, 2005, after appearing in three NBA league games.[3]

On January 10, 2006, he was acquired by the Fayetteville Patriots of the NBA D-League.[4] He appeared in 15 games for the Patriots.[5] In February 2006, he moved to Germany and signed with Alba Berlin for the rest of the season. With Alba he won the 2006 German Cup.[6] On July 31, 2006, he re-signed with Alba for one more season.[7]

For the 2007–08 season, he signed with the Italian club Sutor Montegranaro. For the 2008–09 season, he moved to Virtus Bologna, also of Italy. With Bologna, he won the 2008–09 FIBA EuroChallenge.[8]

On September 18, 2009, he signed with Spartak Saint Petersburg.[9] On November 16, 2009, he parted ways with Spartak.[10] On January 10, 2010, he returned to Italy, and signed with Basket Club Ferrara, for the rest of the season.[11] On July 19, 2010, he returned to his former team. Sutor Montegranaro. for the 2010–11 season.[12]

On July 21, 2011, he signed with Bayern Munich.[13] However, he left the team during the pre-season.[14] In February 2012, he joined the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League, but left after only 6 games.[5]

On August 20, 2012, he signed with the German club Brose Baskets.[15] With Brose Baskets, he won the 2012–13 Bundesliga, and the 2013 BBL Champions Cup.[6] On July 29, 2013, he re-signed with Brose for one more season.[16]

On June 30, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Paris-Levallois.[17] On April 16, 2015, he was named to the All-EuroCup Second Team, after averaging 15.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game.[18]

On July 24, 2015, he signed with Acıbadem Üniversitesi of the Turkish Basketball Second League.[19] On August 3, 2016, he re-signed with Acıbadem Üniversitesi for one more season.[20]

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