Christian Kabongo

Christian Kabongo
Free Agent
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1990-10-09) October 9, 1990
Montreal, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Central Commerce Collegiate
(Toronto, Ontario)
God's Academy (Dallas, Texas)
College New Mexico State (2010–2012)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Pro career 2013–present
Career history
2013–2014 Idaho Stampede

Christian Kabongo (born October 9, 1990) is a Canadian professional basketball player. He played college basketball at New Mexico State University,

High School career

Kabongo attended Central Commerce Institute in Toronto for his first 3 years of high school. He then transferred to God's Academy in Dallas, Texas for his senior year. Hoopscoop.com listed him as the #4 ranked 5th year player in the Nation for the 2010 class. In 2008, his AAU team won the Adidas Super 64 Tournament.[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Christian Kabongo
PG
Toronto, Ontraio God's Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 10, 2010 
Scout:   ESPN grade: 87

College career

In his freshman season at New Mexico State, Kabongo played in 33 games while making 14 starts. He averaged 8.9 points a game and had 82 assists and 29 steals as well. In his first career start, he had a career high 14 points. In his sophomore season, he averaged 14.6 points in just 11 games after sustaining an injury. In 2012, he transferred to Morgan State but had to sit out the 2012–13 season due to NCAA transfer rules. After the season, he decided to forgo his final 2 years of eligibility and declared for the NBA draft, despite a very low draft stock.[1]

Professional career

Kabongo went undrafted in 2013 NBA draft. On November 4, 2013, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.[2] However, he was later waived by the Stampede on November 20, 2013. On December 18, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Stampede.[3] On January 10, 2014, he was again waived by the Stampede after playing just 8 games.

Personal

Kabongo is the son of Freddy Kelenda Kabongo and Yala Niemba.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Christian Kabongo biography
  2. ^ Stampede acquire Pledger, Finalize Training Camp Roster
  3. ^ Stampede add Kabongo; Singler to inactive list

External links

  • Profile at Eurobasket.com
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