Michael Umeh joins Bnei Hertzeliyya

Michael Umeh

Nigerian-American Michael Umeh (188 cm, UNLV’07) is a new addition to the roster of Israel’s Bnei Hertzeliyya this 2013-14 season. The Houston native spent the 2012-13 season playing in Italy’s Lega Due for Pallacanestro Trento 2009. Umeh logged 35 games in the Italian Lega2 and averaged 17.1 ppg and 2.0 apg, taking his team to the semifinals in 2013.

He started the 2011-12 season in Spain’s ACB playing for Blancos de Rueda Valladolid. He managed to play in nine games for them and hit averages of 4.3 ppg. In December 2011 he moved to the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig (Germany-BBL) and he averaged 12.2 ppg and 3.3 rpg in 24 games in the German Bundesliga.

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