Luc Mbah A Moute life and biography

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Luc Mbah A Moute biography

Date of birth : 1986-09-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Yaoundé, Cameroon
Nationality : Cameroonian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-11
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Draft

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Luc Mbah a Moute is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mbah a Mouté is a prince in his native village of Bia Messe (near Yaounde), as he is a son of the elected village chief, Camille Mouté à Bidias.

Career history:
2008–present Milwaukee Bucks

Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (37th overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft … signed with the Bucks on 7/9/08.

CAREER 2009-10:

Appeared in 73 games (62 starts) in his second season in the NBA ... averaged 6.2 points and 5.5 rebounds with a career-best 48.0 field goal percentage (previous 46.2) ... led the team in rebounding nine times, steals 13 times and blocks 10 times ... produced four double-doubles and 17 games in double-digit scoring ... grabbed a season-best 12 rebounds with eight points on 11/14 against Golden State ... recorded 16 points with four rebounds, two steals and a block against Toronto on 12/9 ... scored 14 points on 5-5 field goals against Sacramento on 12/19 ... registered 15 points with eight rebounds on 1/18 at Houston ... tallied 16 points with six rebounds, two steals and two blocks at New York on 2/5 ... scored a season-best 18 points with 11 boards on 2/6 against Indiana ... equaled his season-high in rebounds with 12 and eight points (4-4 FGs) on 2/10 at New Jersey ... matched his season-high with 18 points while adding eight rebounds against Houston on 2/17 ... registered a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at New York on 2/22 ... had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds on 2/24 against New Orleans ... notched a double-double with 10 points and 11 boards on 3/6 against Cleveland ... tallied 13 points with nine rebounds at Philadelphia on 4/9 ... missed nine games from 11/18-12/2 due to a left foot sprain ... on the Inactive List for seven games.

COLLEGE:

2007-08: Earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 and Honorable Mention All-Defensive Team honors ... Averaged 8.8 points and 6.0 rebounds (tied for 11th in the Pac-10) during his junior season at UCLA ... missed six games due to a variety of injuries ... scored in double figures 12 times ... posted seven double-doubles ... registered a season-high 21 points on 7-10 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Davidson ... tallied 12 points and a season-high 13 rebounds at Michigan ... recorded 10 points and 11 rebounds vs. Stanford and 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Cal in back-to-back games ... led team with 14 points an seven rebounds vs. Texas ... tallied 13 points, 13 rebounds and a season-high three steals vs. Xavier in the Regional Finals of the NCAA Tournament ... notched a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds vs. Memphis in the Final Four. ...

2006-07: Averaged 8.2 points and a team-high 7.4 rebounds (ranked seventh in the Pac-10) during his sophomore season ... also ranked third in the league in steals (1.7 spg) ... started all 35 games he played, missing just one contest due to a sprained right knee ... scored in double figures 13 times and registered four double-doubles ... opened the season by scoring a career-high 24 points and grabbing 11 rebounds vs. BYU ... shot 8-12 from the field on his way to 18 points vs. Kentucky in the Maui Invitational ... tallied 15 points, 12 rebounds, four blocks and four steals vs. Oregon ... pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds vs. Arizona State ... grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds vs. Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ...

2005-06: Averaged 9.1 points and 8.2 rebounds ... started 38 of 39 games ... posted eight double-doubles ... recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds at Oregon and registered 14 points and 10 rebounds in the re-match ... tallied 12 points and 9 rebounds at Stanford ... pulled down a season-high-tying 13 rebounds vs. West Virginia ... scored a season-high 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out a career-high six assists vs. in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 ... matched his season-high of 17 points vs. LSU in the Final Four ... shared the team lead with 10 rebounds in the National Championship game vs. Florida.

PERSONAL:

Born in Yaounde, Cameroon ... is the prince in his village of Bafia (Bia Messe) in Cameroon ... last name is pronounced "bah ah moo-tay" ... has five brothers and three sisters ... likes to eat chicken, pasta and fruit before games ... his favorite NBA city is Milwaukee ... currently working on starting a foundation aimed at fighting poverty and giving educational opportunities to children in Africa ... when he’s not playing basketball, he enjoys watching TV, playing video games and talking to friends and family from back home ... says he’s learning how to play the guitar ... lists his father, Mr. Camille Moute a Bidias, as the person he most admires ... in addition to basketball, he also enjoys watching soccer, football and tennis ... would one day like to meet Nelson Mandela ... if he had to pick his own NBA team colors, he would pick green, red and yellow.


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