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Olumide Oyedeji
Drafted by Seattle SuperSonics in Round 2, pick 42
Position: Power Forward
College: Nigeria
Conference: -
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 245
Birthdate: 05/11/81
High School:

*Early entry

  • Born in Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Originally declared for last year’s draft and attended the Chicago camp before pulling out
  • This past season, he averaged 12.1 pts and 14.6 rebs in 32 minutes per game for Wurzburg
  • Shot .553 from the field and .531 from the line
  • Led the German Bundesliga in rebounding
  • Named MVP of the German All-Star game
  • Won the slam dunk contest at the 1999 German League All-Star game
  • Played in the Nike Hoop Summitt at the Final Four in ’99 and ‘00
  • Averaged 7.9 pts and 7.8 rebs in 98-99
  • Member of the Nigerian National Team
  • Played the 1997-98 season for Dynamo Moscow at age 16
  • Wurzburg is Dirk Nowitzki’s former team – the two were briefly teammates when Nowitzki returned to Germany during the NBA lockout

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