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Ruben Boumtje Boumtje
C - 7'0, 255lbs - 46 years old - 4 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired in November 2011
  • Birthdate: 05/20/1978
  • Drafted (NBA): 50th pick, 2001
  • Pre-draft team: Georgetown
  • Country: Cameroon
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2001 NBA DraftNBADrafted 50th overall by Portland.
10th September, 2001NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Portland.
30th September, 2002NBARe-signed by Portland to a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract.
21st January, 2004NBATraded by Portland, along with Jeff McInnis, to Cleveland in exchange for Darius Miles.
1st October, 2004NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with San Antonio.
28th October, 2004NBAWaived by San Antonio.
4th November, 2004D-LeagueDrafted 3rd overall in the 2004 D-League Draft by Fayetteville Patriots.
22nd August, 2005NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
31st October, 2005NBAWaived by Orlando.
5th January, 2006GreeceSigned for the remainder of the season with Panellinios.
18th July, 2006GermanySigned a one year contract with ALBA Berlin.
14th November, 2007GermanySigned a three month contract with EWE Baskets Oldenburg.
20th February, 2008GermanyRe-signed by EWE Baskets Oldenburg for the remainder of the season.
9th July, 2008GermanyRe-signed by EWE Baskets Oldenburg to a one year contract.
11th August, 2009GermanyRe-signed by EWE Baskets Oldenburg to another one year contract.
25th July, 2010GermanySigned a one year contract with Quakenbrueck.
21st September, 2011GermanySigned a three month contract with Bayern Munich.
2nd November, 2011GermanyLeft Bayern Munich.
Career Moves
1997 - 2001Georgetown (NCAA)
July 2001Portland Trail Blazers (Summer League)
September 2001 - January 2004Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
January 2004 - June 2004Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
July 2004Indiana Pacers (Summer League)
October 2004San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
November 2004 - June 2005Fayetteville Patriors (D-League)
July 2005Orlando Magic (Summer League)
August 2005 - October 2005Orlando Magic (NBA)
January 2006 - June 2006Panellinios (Greece)
July 2006 - June 2007ALBA Berlin (Germany)
November 2007 - June 2010EWE Basket Oldenburg (Germany)
July 2010 - June 2011Quakenbrueck (Germany)
September 2011 - November 2011Bayern Munich (Germany)
Articles about Ruben Boumtje Boumtje

March 19, 2013

Ruben Boumtje Boumtje - Boom Boom retired at the start of the 2011-12 season after a heart condition was discovered.

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January 8, 2010

- Ruben Boumtje Boumtje

Boumtje Boumtje Boumtje Boumtje is also a Euroleague centre this year, playing his second consecutive season with EWE Baskets Oldenburg. In the German league he's averaging 6.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.6 fouls and 1.4 blocks in 21 minutes per game, but he's struggling a lot more in the higher standard Euroleague, averaging only 4.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.0 fouls in 17 minutes per game.

Since EWE Oldenburg are a Bundesliga team, let's play Count The Germans. Oldenburg employ a nine man rotation, and, as is often the case, there's only one German in it; backup swingman Daniel Hain. The rest is made of Boom Boom, four Americans, two Serbians and a Croatian. This is pretty much the case for the whole league. I am increasingly convinced that the Germans should tighten up their import regulations somewhat.

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