Monday, 2 April 2018

Let Celebrate Akindele Jeleel Ayodejion on His birthday. HBD




Akindele Jeleel Ayodeji (born April 2, 1983) is a Nigerian professional basketball player for Yalova Group BelediyeSpor of the Turkish Basketball First League.

Collegiate Career
Akindele chose Chicago State over RutgersSt. Peters and St. Marys. During Akindele's first season in Chicago, the 7'1" centeraveraged 7.1 points per game (ppg),5.6 rebound (rpg) and 1.94 blocks per game (bpg). In his second season, Akindele improved his block total by 8 in 4 fewer games (2.50 bpg), as well as improving his scoring average to 12 ppg.

 His best game, statistically, was when he registered 28 points (10-for-13 field goals), 21 rebounds, and 4 blocks in 79–71 loss to Green Bay on December 1, 2004. He was also named the Mid-Continent Conference defensive player of the year for 2004–2005.

Professional Career
Akindele left Chicago State after his sophomore year, declaring himself eligible for the 2005 NBA draft. Going unselected in 2005, had a short stint with the NBA Golden State Warriors. Akindele was selected in the fourth round of the Development League's Draft by the Fort Worth Flyers.

In December 2010 he signed with Montepaschi Siena until the end of the 2010–11 season. In August 2011 he returned to Russia to play for Spartak Primorye. In February 2012, he signed in Iran with Petrochimi Bandar Imam. In August 2012, he signed with Juvecaserta Basket. In April 2013, he left them and signed with Champville in Lebanon.

In August 2013, he signed with Budućnost Podgorica. Once the Adriatic League regular season finished, in April 2014 Akindele signed for Gran Canaria until the end of the 2013–14 season.

In September 2014, he signed with Baloncesto Fuenlabrada of Spain for the 2014–15 ACB season. He won the ACB Player of the Month Award in January 2015.
On June 11, 2015, he signed with Yeşilgiresun Belediye of the Turkish Basketball League for the 2015–16 season. On June 27, 2015, he signed a short-term deal with Vaqueros de Bayamón of Puerto Rico for the rest of the 2015 BSN season. In July 2015, he joined the Metros de Santiago of Dominican Republic for the rest of the 2015 LNB season.

In October 2016, Akindele signed with Fuerza Regia of the Mexican LNBP. On April 5, 2017, he re-joined the Vaqueros de Bayamón.
In December 2017, Akindele signed with Yalova Group BelediyeSpor of the Turkish Basketball First League.



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