Michael Efevberha

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Michael Efevberha
No. 8 – Beirut Club
Position Shooting guard
League Lebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1984-08-22) August 22, 1984 (age 34)
Pomona, California
Nationality Nigerian / American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Ganesha (Pomona, California)
College UC Irvine (2002–2004)
Cal State Northridge (2005–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006 Idaho Stampede
2007 Santa Barbara Breakers
2007–2008 Iowa Energy
2008 Anaheim Arsenal
2009 Wellington Saints
2009–2011 Lugano Tigers
2011–2012 Iowa Energy
2012 Cocolos de San Pedro de Macorís
2012 Spartak Primorye
2013 ČEZ Nymburk
2013–2015 Sichuan Blue Whales
2015–2016 Club Sagesse
2016 Jiangsu Hualan
2016–2017 Changwon LG Sakers
2017 Club Sagesse
2017 BBC Monthey
2017 Chongqing Sanhai Lanling
2017 Anyang KGC
2017 Bnei Herzliya
2018-present Beirut Club
Career highlights and awards

Michael James Efevberha (born August 22, 1984) is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for Beirut Club of the Lebanese Basketball League. He played college basketball for the University of California, Irvine and California State University, Northridge. He has also represented the Nigeria national basketball team, serving as team captain in 2009 at the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship where he averaged 17.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.[1]

In 2009, Efevberha was named New Zealand NBL Most Outstanding Guard and earned the league's scoring title with 27.8 points per game. He scored over 30 points in a game eight times and reached over the 40-point mark on two occasions.[2] He led the Wellington Saints to the semi-finals, where they were defeated by the Nelson Giants.

On November 18, 2017, Efevberha signed with the Israeli team Bnei Herzliya for the 2017–18 season.[3] However, on December 27, 2017, Efevberha parted ways with Herzliya after appearing in 4 games.[4] On February 12, 2018, Efevberha signed with the Lebanese team Beirut Club


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