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Christian Eyenga | Congolese Basketball Player, Age, Star Sign, Biography, Early Life, Career, Dating, Facts

QUICK FACTS

IntroCongolese basketball player
IsAthlete, Basketball player
FromDemocratic Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
TypeSports
GenderMale
Birth22 June 1989, Kinshasa
Age31 years
Star SignCancer

BIOGRAPHY

Christian Eyenga Moenge (born June 22, 1989) is a Congolese professional basketball player for Pallacanestro Varese of the Italian Serie A. In June 2009, Eyenga was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 30th pick in that year’s NBA Draft. When drafted, he played for the Spanish Third Division club Prat, an affiliate of the ACB club DKV Joventut.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

NBA career

Eyenga played the 2010 NBA Summer League for the Cleveland Cavaliers. After that, he officially signed a two-year contract with the Cavaliers on July 23, 2010. He signed for $2 million over two years, with years three and four being options. On November 18, Eyenga was sent to the Cavaliers’ NBA Development League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks. On January 2, he was recalled by the Cavs and made his debut on the same day, against the Dallas Mavericks. He scored 4 points and grabbed 3 rebounds.

On March 15, 2012, Eyenga was traded along with Ramon Sessions to the Los Angeles Lakers for a protected first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, Jason Kapono and Luke Walton.

On August 10, 2012, Eyenga was traded to the Orlando Magic.

On October 23, 2012, Eyenga was waived by the Orlando Magic. He was then drafted by the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League. On January 4, 2013, Eyenga was released by the Legends so he could sign in China. In February 2013, he re-joined the Legends after a month in China.

Overseas career

In October 2011 he signed to play for Joventut Badalona in Spain during the 2011 NBA lockout.

In January 2013, he signed with Shanxi Zhongyu of China. He left the same month and returned to America.

On July 25, 2013, Eyenga moved to Poland and signed with Stelmet Zielona Góra. On August 4, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with another Polish team Turów Zgorzelec. In September 2014, Eyenga has been waived by the club. On November 12, 2014, he signed a one season contract with the Italian Serie A team Pallacanestro Varese.

On July 10, 2015, he signed with champions of Italy, Dinamo Sassari for the 2015–16 season. On February 5, 2016, he left Dinamo Sassari, and signed with Auxilium CUS Torino for the rest of the season.

On August 16, 2016, Eyenga signed with Pallacanestro Varese for the 2016–17 season.

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