Legendary german basketball player, Ademola Okulaja, dies at the age of 46

Ademola Okulaja was a Nigerian-born German professional basketball player. The Brose Baskets of Bamberg were his most recent squad. He became an agent for NBA player Dennis Schröder after his playing career ended.

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Who was Ademola Okulaja? a German professional basketball player dies at 46

Ademola Okulaja, a North Carolina alumni and accomplished European player, has died. The sad news was first reported by the German news outlet BIG on Wednesday morning. The cause of death has yet to be determined.

From 1995 through 1999, a son of a Nigerian father and a German mother played college basketball in North Carolina. His NCAA career was highlighted by his selection to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team in 1998-99.

Ademola Okulaja Age, Family, and Early Life

Ademola Okulaja was born in 1975(46 years old), July 10 in German. He holds a German Nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is unknown.

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Okulaja was born in Nigeria to a German mother and a Nigerian father but relocated to Berlin with his family when he was three years old. Other details about his family member are not known.

Ademola Okulaja’s career, what was his profession?

Okulaja played professionally for a number of Euroleague teams, notably ALBA Berlin, which won the FIBA Kora Cup in 1994–95 and again in 1999–00, and later RheinEnergie Köln (2006–07) in Germany; CB Girona, Barcelona, Unicaja Malaga, and Pamesa Valencia in Spain; and Benetton Treviso in Italy (2004).

His ALBA Berlin squad won the German national title (Bundesliga) in 1999–00. He was named to the All-League First Team that year after winning the “Rookie of the Year” award with Girona. He was named “Most Spectacular Player” during the Spanish All-Star Game in 2002. Okulaja tried three times to get into the NBA, first with the Philadelphia 76ers, then with the San Antonio Spurs, and finally with the Utah Jazz, but he was unable to make an NBA team.

Okulaja was diagnosed with a spine tumor in 2008 and had to undergo one year of treatment. He played one more season with the Brose Baskets after it proved to be a success. He announced his retirement from professional basketball in July 2010.

Which school and college did he go to?

Before attending the University of North Carolina, Ademola Okulaja attended the John F. Kennedy School in Berlin.

Ademola Okulaja  Girlfriend, What about his Relationship?

So yet, nothing has been known about Ademola Okulaja ‘s girlfriend’s personality or romantic relationship.  If we find any information about his relationship we will update you.

Ademola Okulaja Net Worth, How much does he earn?

Ademola Okulaja ‘s net worth has yet to be published. We’ll keep you updated if we come across any new information about his net worth.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

He is available on Facebook and Twitter. He has 4.5k+ followers on Facebook and 379+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Ademola Okulaja’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: 6 Feet and 9 Inches
Meter: 2.06 M
Centimeter: 206cm
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightKilogram: 107 Kg
Pound:  236 Lbs
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about  Ademola Okulaja’s should be knows

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusSingle