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Christian Drejer
SG/SF - 6'9, 210lbs - 41 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired again in 2010
  • Birthdate: 12/08/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): 51st pick, 2004
  • Pre-draft team: Barcelona (Spain)
  • Country: Denmark
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2004 NBA DraftNBADrafted 51st overall by New Jersey.
21st February, 2004SpainSigned for the remainder of the season and through 2007 with Barcelona. Included team option for both of the final two seasons.
13th June, 2005SpainBarcelona declined team option.
3rd August, 2005ItalySigned a two year contract with Virtus Bologna.
7th August, 2007ItalySigned a three year contract with Lottomatica Roma.
11th March, 2008ItalyLeft Lottomatica Roma.
Career Moves
2000 - 2002SISU Copenhagen (Denmark)
2002 - February 2004Florida (NCAA)
February 2004 - June 2005Barcelona (Spain)
July 2005New Jersey Nets (Summer League)
August 2005 - June 2007Virtus Bologna (Italy)
August 2007 - March 2008Lottomatica Roma (Italy)
Articles about Christian Drejer

June 29, 2018

Christian Drejer - 51st pick, 2004
Retired a decade ago and for a few years, was helping his wife run her late father’s interior design company. Now does real estate. Either way, no longer playing.

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June 29, 2017

Christian Drejer - 51st pick
Long since retired.

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March 19, 2013

Christian Drejer - Drejer retired five years ago, unable to get over the foot troubles that plagued his entire career, and a rumoured comeback in 2010 never saw him take the court in any meaningful game. He studied economics at Copenhagen Business School for two years, and is now a director for a commercial interiors company, of which his wife is chairman.

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April 2, 2011

Christian Drejer (51st pick, 2004)

Drejer retired due to chronic foot injuries three years ago. Apparently he has had as many as twelve ankle surgeries in his time. If you can speak Danish, here is Drejer himself talking about that retirement, before breaking out into a spontaneous Glen Quagmire impression at the 37 second mark.

It was announced last year that Drejer was attempting a comeback with Danish team SISU, with whom he had began his career. However, he never played for them. He supposedly has gone to university, although this is not substantiated. Regardless of what the specifics of he's doing, however, it isn't professional basketball.

Chances of making the NBA expressed as an arbitrary percentage: 0%

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January 29, 2010

- Christian Drejer

Former Nets draft pick Drejer signed a 3 year deal with Lottomatica Roma in August 2007, but played only 6 games with the team before retiring due to chronic ankle problems. He was aged only 25 and has been out of the game since. Earlier this month, Drejer started a comeback when he rejoined SISU, the team he played for before he went to Florida. However, Drejer announced this comeback in the same week that SISU announced that they were perilously close to bankrupcy and stated letting players leave. So it's too early to say if it's been a success.

Drejer's wife is called Nadia. Here they are going at it.

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