Romero Osby

American basketball player

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Romero Osby
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Osby with the Orlando Magic in October 2013
Personal information
Born (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 31)
Frankfurt, Germany
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High schoolNortheast Lauderdale
(Lauderdale, Mississippi)
College
NBA draft2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51st overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career2013–2016
PositionForward
Career history
2013–2014Maine Red Claws
2014–2015Le Mans
2015Maine Red Claws
2015Indios de Mayagüez
2015JSF Nanterre
2015Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2015–2016Maccabi Kiryat Gat
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com

Romero Osby (born May 7, 1990) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Maccabi Kiryat Gat of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for Mississippi State University and the University of Oklahoma.

Professional career

Osby was selected with the 51st overall pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2013 NBA draft.[1] In July 2013, he joined the Magic for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On September 27, 2013, he signed with the Magic.[2] However, he was later waived on October 25, 2013.[3]

On November 4, 2013, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the D-League affiliate of the Magic, traded Osby's rights to the Maine Red Claws.[4] On January 22, 2014, he was waived by the Red Claws due to a season-ending shoulder injury.[5]

In July 2014, Osby re-joined the Orlando Magic for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[6] He later signed with the Le Mans of the LNB Pro A for the 2014–15 season on July 25.[7] After being ruled out for four months in late November with another shoulder injury,[8] Le Mans and Osby finally parted ways on January 5, 2015.[9] On February 5, 2015, he was reacquired by the Maine Red Claws.[10] On April 20, 2015, he signed with Indios de Mayagüez of Puerto Rico for the rest of the 2015 BSN season.[11] On May 29, 2015, he parted ways with Indios de Mayagüez.[12]

On July 28, 2015, he signed with the French club JSF Nanterre.[13] He left Nanterre after appearing in four league games, and on October 21, 2015, he signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion of Israel.[14] On December 7, 2015, he left Rishon LeZion and signed with Maccabi Kiryat Gat for the rest of the season.[15]

References

  1. ^ "Denton: Magic Select Oladipo Second Overall in 2013 NBA Draft". NBA.com. June 27, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2013.
  2. ^ Magic Sign Osby, Four Others; Prepare for Camp
  3. ^ Magic Waive Four Players; Roster Trimmed to 15
  4. ^ Maine Red Claws Acquire Osby, Gaddy
  5. ^ Maine Red Claws Complete Four-Team Trade, Acquire Daniel Orton and Tyler Brown
  6. ^ "Orlando Magic Announce Roster for Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  7. ^ Romero Osby officially signs with Le Mans
  8. ^ Le Mans announces Izzet Turkyilmaz
  9. ^ Le Mans announces CJ Wallace
  10. ^ Red Claws Acquire Romero Osby
  11. ^ "Adam Parada y Romero Osby se integran a Mayagüez". indiosdemayaguezbsn.com (in Spanish). April 20, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  12. ^ "Indios de Mayaguez sign Jawad Williams, part ways with Romero Osby". Sportando.com. May 29, 2015. Retrieved May 29, 2015.
  13. ^ Benjamin Guillot (July 28, 2015). "Romero Osby boucle le recrutement de Nanterre". bebasket.fr.
  14. ^ "Maccabi Rishon LeZion signs Romero Osby". Sportando.com. October 22, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  15. ^ "Romero Osby leaves Maccabi Rishon LeZion to sign with Kiryat-Gat". Sportando.com. December 7, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2015.

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