Tariq Kirksay

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Tariq Kirksay
Tariq Kirksay FIATC Joventut 2014.jpg
Kirksay playing for FIATC Joventut, in 2014.
No. 21 – Iberostar Tenerife
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Liga ACB
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1979-09-07) September 7, 1979 (age 37)
Bronx, New York
Nationality French / American
Listed height 6 ft 6 14 in (1.99 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Rice (New York City, New York)
College Iona (1996–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present
Career history
2000–2001 Andino La Rioja
2001 Long Island Surf
2001 Bravos de Portuguesa
2001 Bucaneros de Campeche
2001–2002 BC Besançon
2002–2003 Rueil
2003–2004 JL Bourg-en-Bresse
2004–2007 SLUC Nancy
2007–2009 UNICS Kazan
2009–2011 Cajasol
2011–2012 Fabi Shoes Montegranaro
2012–2013 Asefa Estudiantes
2013 Bucaneros de La Guaira
2013–2015 FIATC Joventut
2016 Primeiro de Agosto
2017–present Iberostar Tenerife
Career highlights and awards

Tariq Kinte Kirksay (born September 7, 1979) is a French American professional basketball player who plays for Iberostar Tenerife.

High school[edit]

Kirksay played basketball at Rice High School, in New York City, New York.


Kirksay played college basketball at Iona College, with the Iona Gaels, from 1996 to 2000. He was a two-time All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MMAC) First Team selection, in the years 1999 and 2000.

Professional career[edit]

Kirksay won the Russian Cup with UNICS Kazan in 2009. He was named to the European-wide 2nd-tier level EuroCup's All-EuroCup First Team of the 2010–11 season. In 2017 signs for the Spanish team Iberostar Tenerife, winning the 2017Basketball Champions League Final Four.

French national team[edit]

Kirksay was a member of the senior men's French national basketball team. With France's senior team, he played at the EuroBasket 2007.

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