Trent Plaisted

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Trent Plaisted
Trent Plaisted.jpg
Plaisted with KK Zadar
Personal information
Born (1986-10-01) October 1, 1986 (age 33)
Manteca, California
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolTom C. Clark (San Antonio, Texas)
CollegeBYU (2004–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career2008–2017
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
2008–2009Angelico Biella
2011Žalgiris Kaunas
2011–2012Cherkaski Mavpy
2012Aliağa Petkim
2012–2013Limoges CSP
2013–2014ratiopharm Ulm
2014–2015Limoges CSP
2015Club La Unión
2016Neptūnas Klaipėda
2016–2017Phoenix Hagen
2017Alvark Tokyo
Career highlights and awards

Trent Michael Plaisted (born October 1, 1986) is a retired American professional basketball player.


He averaged 15.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in the 2007–2008 season, his junior year at Brigham Young University.[1] He entered the NBA Draft and was drafted 46th overall in 2008 by the Seattle SuperSonics, who traded his draft rights, along with the draft rights of Walter Sharpe, to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for the draft rights to D. J. White.[2]

In the summer of 2008, Plaisted signed a one-year contract with the Italian team Angelico Biella. He played in two games in December before suffering a season-ending injury. In August 2009, he signed a one-yer deal with KK Zadar, a club from Croatia.[3] He played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010,[4] and later for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Summer League.[5] In October 2010, he signed a one-year deal with Cedevita Zagreb.[6]

On February 3, 2011 he signed with Žalgiris Kaunas until the end of the season.[7] In June 2011, he left Žalgiris Kaunas.[8] In November 2011, he moved to Ukraine and signed with Cherkaski Mavpy.[9]

In January 2012, he signed with the Turkish team Aliağa Petkim for the remainder of the season.[10] In December 2012, he moved to France and signed with Limoges CSP for the rest of the season.[11]

In July 2013, Plaisted signed a one-year contract with the German club Ratiopharm Ulm.[12][13] In September 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Limoges CSP, returning for a second stint.[14]

On December 30, 2015, Plaisted signed with Neptūnas Klaipėda for the rest of the 2015–16 season.[15]

On July 28, 2016, Plaisted signed with German club Phoenix Hagen.[16] On February 16, 2017, he moved to Alvark Tokyo of the Japanese B.League.[17]

In January 2018 he announced he is retiring from professional basketball.[18]


  1. ^ ESPN - Trent Plaisted Stats, News, Photos - Brigham Young Cougars
  2. ^ Westbrook, White sign rookie deals with SuperSonics
  3. ^ Trent Plaisted to play for Zadar
  4. ^ 76ers' Summer League Roster Philadelphia Inquirer, June 30, 2010
  5. ^ NBA Summer League Rosters - Vegas
  6. ^ KK Cedevita lands big man Plaisted
  7. ^ Zalgiris fortifies frontline with Plaisted
  8. ^ Trent Plaisted and Travis Watson leave Zalgiris Kaunas
  9. ^ Cherkasy bring in Trent Plaisted
  10. ^ Aliaga Petkim replaces Kevinn Pinkney with Trent Plaisted
  11. ^ Limoges signs Trent Plaisted to replace Ty Walker
  12. ^ Ratiopharm Ulm verpflichtet Center Trent Plaisted (in German)
  13. ^ RATIOPHARM ULM signs big man Plaisted
  14. ^ Limoges brings back big man Plaisted
  15. ^ ""Neptūnas" pasipildė buvusiu žalgiriečiu Plaistedu". Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  16. ^ Trent Plaisted moves to Phoenix Hagen
  17. ^ 選手契約基本合意のご報告. (in Japanese). February 16, 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  18. ^ "Former BYU Basketball Star Trent Plaisted is Retiring From Professional Basketball". January 27, 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2018.

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