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Ekpe Udoh biography

Date of birth : 1987-05-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Edmond, Oklahoma
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-28
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, Forward for the Warriors, NBA Draft

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Ekpe Udoh is an American basketball forward and center with the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He formerly played with the Baylor Bears and was selected by the Warriors with the sixth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.


Drafted 6th overall in the 2010 NBA Draft by Golden State as an early-entry candidate ... Underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist on July 14, 2010.


Played three seasons (two at Michigan, one at Baylor), averaging 8.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 103 career games ... Named Honorable Mention All-American as voted on by the Associated Press as a junior at Baylor ... Named All-Big 12 Second Team by AP and conference coaches as a junior ... Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year by AP and conference coaches as a junior ... Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by Sporting News as a junior ... Named to Big 12 All-Defense and Big 12 All-Rookie teams by conference coaches as a junior ... Earned Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors on four occasions (weeks of: November 30, January 4, January 11 and February 15) ... Named to Big 10 All-Defensive team as a sophomore.


Full name is Ekpedeme Friday Udoh...Son of Alice and Sam Udoh ... Has one brother, Eddie, and two sisters, Esther and Sefon ... Favorite TV shows growing up were Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Martin ... Enjoys listening to rap, R&B and gospel ... Favorite musical artists are Jay-Z and Young Money ... Attended high school with Reggie Smith, who currently plays for the 49ers ... Lives in Atlanta, GA during the off-season ... Was named to Oklahoma McDonald’s All-State team in 2006 ... Won state championship as a junior in high school ... Wears size 16 shoes.

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