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Akin Akingbala
PF - 6'10, 240lbs - 39 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2017 season
  • Birthdate: 03/05/1983
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2006
  • Pre-draft team: Clemson
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
26th September, 2006CBADrafted 22nd overall in the 2006 CBA Draft by Butte Daredevils.
2nd October, 2006NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Boston.
20th October, 2006NBAWaived by Boston.
1st November, 2006D-LeagueDrafted 31st overall in the 2006 D-League Draft by Los Angeles D-Fenders.
29th December, 2006D-LeagueLeft Los Angeles D-Fenders.
29th December, 2006SpainSigned for the remainder of the season with Lleida.
9th October, 2007LatviaSigned a one year contract with Ventspils.
6th September, 2008RussiaSigned a one year contract with Universitet-Yugra Surgut.
10th December, 2008RussiaLeft Universitet-Yugra Surgut
15th December, 2008FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with Nancy.
25th June, 2009FranceRe-signed by Nancy to a two year contract.
1st July, 2011FranceRe-signed by Nancy to a one year contract.
15th August, 2012UkraineSigned a one year contract with Azovmash.
23rd September, 2012UkraineReleased by Azovmash.
31st July, 2013ItalySigned a one year contract with Enel Brindisi.
17th September, 2013ItalyReleased by Enel Brindisi.
5th December, 2013BelgiumSigned for the remainder of the season with Verviers-Pepinster.
19th July, 2014FranceSigned a one year contract with Rouen.
14th December, 2015IranSigned for the remainder of the season with Shahrdary Tabriz.
22nd January, 2016IranLeft Shahrdary Tabriz.
6th January, 2017SpainSigned for the remainder of the season with Araberri.
6th February, 2017SpainLeft Araberri.
Career Moves
2003 - 2006Clemson (NCAA)
July 2006Boston Celtics (Summer League)
September 2006 - October 2006Boston Celtics (NBA)
November 2006 - December 2006Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
December 2006 - June 2007Lleida (Spain, LEB Gold)
October 2007 - June 2008Ventspils (Latvia)
September 2008 - December 2008Universitet-Yugra Surgut (Russia)
December 2008 - June 2012Nancy (France)
August 2012 - September 2012Azovmash (Ukraine)
July 2013 - September 2013Enel Brindisi (Italy)
December 2013 - June 2014Verviers-Pepinster (Belgium)
July 2014 - June 2015Rouen (France)
December 2015 - January 2016Tabrix (Iran)
January 2017 - February 2017Araberri (Spain, LEB Gold)
Articles about Akin Akingbala

December 29, 2009

- Akin Akingbala

Akingbala came out of nowhere to be a decent rebounder and defender for Clemson in his senior season, and was a training camp invite of the Celtics in 2006 as a result. After that he went to the D-League for a bit, and has spent the last three years touring Europe. He is currently with Nancy in France (pronounced Noncy, which is even funnier), averaging 11.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game in the French league. Akingbala exclusively does "big man things", as evidenced by his 47% FT shooting and 2 assists all year. But as athletic interior players go, you could do worse. The King Baller also put up a 9 points, 7 rebounds, 8 blocks statline earlier this month, which is not bad going.

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