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Trevor Mbakwe

Trevor Mbakwe

American basketball player
Trevor Mbakwe
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American basketball player
Is Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 24 January 1989, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Age 33 years
Star sign Aquarius
Height: 207 cm
Weight: 111 kg
The details (from wikipedia)


Trevor Mbakwe (born January 24, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League. Before turning pro, he played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team. Mbakwe stands 6 feet 9.5 inches (207.0 cm) tall, and is 240 pounds. He is from St. Paul, Minnesota and attended St. Bernards High School

Collegiate career

Before attending the University of Minnesota, Mbakwe played at Marquette University for the 2007-08 season where he suffered from chronic knee injuries. For his 2008-09 season, he transferred to Miami Dade College and led his team to the Southern Conference Championship. After redshirting in 2009-10, Mbakwe transferred to the University of Minnesota to play under head coach Tubby Smith. In his first year playing for Smith, he led the Big Ten Conference in rebounding at 10.5 rebounds per game. He was the first player for the Gophers since Kris Humphries to lead the Big Ten in rebounding, and also became number three on the all time rebounding list at the University of Minnesota when he collected 327 rebounds that season.

Professional career

In July 2013, Mbakwe signed his first professional contract with the Italian team Virtus Roma. On August 22, 2013, it was officially confirmed that he signed contract for the 2013–14 season.

On July 6, 2014, he signed with the German club Brose Baskets for the 2014–15 season.

On July 1, 2015, he signed a three-year contract with the Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv. After one season, he parted ways with Maccabi.

On July 6, 2016, Mbakwe signed a one-year deal with Spanish club Unicaja. Two months later, the club rescinded his contract after he did not pass his medical test.

On November 3, 2016, he signed with Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Career statistics

Domestic leagues

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Acea Roma Lega A 37 28.2 .589 1.000 .771 10.1 .5 .6 1.5 10.6
2014–15 Brose Baskets German BBL 41 23.6 .676 .816 7.2 1.0 .6 1.4 10.3

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