Luc-Arthur Vebobe

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Luc-Arthur Vebobe
No. 14 – Provence Basket
Position Power forward
League LNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1980-04-03) April 3, 1980 (age 37)
Antibes
Nationality French
Listed height 6 ft 7.52 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–1999,
2002
Antibes
2002–2003 Chalon-sur-Saône
2003–2005 Paris Basket Racing
2005–2006 CAI Zaragoza
2008–2009 ALM Évreux
2009–2010 Antibes
2010–2013 Cholet
2013–2014 Antibes
2014–2015 Chorale Roanne
2015–present Provence Basket
Career highlights and awards
  • LNB All-Star (2004, 2010)

Luc-Arthur Vebobe (born April 3, 1980) is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for Provence Basket in France's LNB Pro B.

Amateur career[edit]

Born in Antibes, France, Luc-Arhur is the son of former basketball player Saint-Ange Vebobe. He starts his basketball debuts with the Youth team (Espoirs) of Antibes (1998–1999) before going to the United States in Junior Colleges (Seward County Community College & Foothill College) until 2001. He then joins the University of Hawaii where he plays in NCAA (2001-early 2002).

He played for the French Youth squad at the 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship where France ranked 10th and at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship where France ranked 8th.

Pro career[edit]

Vebobe starts his professional career with its youth club Antibes (Pro A) in 2002 before joining Chalon-sur-Saône (Pro A) for the 2002-2003 season. He then goes to Paris Basket Racing for 2 seasons before going to Spain where he plays for Zaragoza (LEB) during the 2005-2006 season. Due to injuries, Vebobe did not play for any professional club between end of 2006 and beginning of 2008.

For the 2008-2009 season, ALM Evreux (Pro B) is giving him a chance to play again before joining Antibes (Pro B) again for the 2009-2010 season. Playing for Antibes, he won the French basketball cup 16th finals game versus Cholet Basket (76-70) where he drew the attention of coach Erman Kunter. He then joins Cholet Basket (Pro A), the 2010 French champion and plays the Euroleague for the 2010-2011 season.

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