EZE, BENJAMIN

Height: 2.08
Born: 8 February, 1981
Nationality: Italy
Player Gallery
Euroleague 2014-15 individual rankings
Career Notes
played with Bishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School, Lagos (1997-98)…moved to Russia for the 1998-99 season, signed by Avtodor Saratov…played just a game…played college basketball with Southern Idaho (1999-2001)…moved to Slovenia for the 2001-02 season, signed by KD Slovan Ljubljana…played just a game and moved to Italy, signed by Nuovo Basket Viola Reggio Calabria…played there till the 2003-04 championship…signed for the 2004-05 season by Mens Sana Basket Siena…played there till the 2009-10 championship...moved to Russia for the 2010-11 season, signed by BC Khimki Moscow region...on January'11 moved to Italy, signed by Olimpia Milano...played there also the 2011-12 championship...signed for the 2012-13 season by Mens Sana Basket Siena...on February'14, signed for the 2013-14 season, by Dinamo Sassari.
Miscellaneous
won the 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2012-13 Italian National Championship with Mens Sana Basket Siena...won the 2009, 2010 and 2013 Italian National Cup with Mens Sana Basket Siena...won the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Italian Super Cup with Mens Sana Basket Siena...has been member of the Nigerian U-18 National Team…won the gold medal at the 1998 African U-18 Championship…played at the 1999 World U-18 Championship…member of the Nigerian National Team…won the silver medal at the 1999 African Championship.
Euroleague Career Highs
Index rating21Montepaschi Siena vs. Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul2/4/2009
Points16Montepaschi Siena vs. Zalgiris Kaunas10/29/2009
Offensive rebounds5Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Montepaschi Siena1/3/2008
Defensive rebounds8VIRTUS VIDIVICI BOLOGNA vs. Montepaschi Siena1/17/2008
Total rebounds11Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Montepaschi Siena1/3/2008
Assists3Laboral Kutxa Vitoria vs. Montepaschi Siena4/4/2013
Steals6Montepaschi Siena vs. Asseco Prokom Gdynia1/23/2008
Blocks4Montepaschi Siena vs. Asseco Prokom Gdynia12/13/2012
Minutes35Anadolu Efes Istanbul vs. Montepaschi Siena2/20/2008
CAREER STATS
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2004-05 Montepaschi Siena 19 71 3.7 27/49 55.1 0/1 0 17/47 36.2 57 13 3 19
2005-06 Montepaschi Siena 11 34 3.1 13/22 59.1 0/0 0 8/13 61.5 28 5 0 8
2007-08 Montepaschi Siena 24 162 6.8 70/116 60.3 0/3 0 22/30 73.3 104 36 6 23
2008-09 Montepaschi Siena 20 127 6.3 52/93 55.9 0/0 0 23/43 53.5 75 24 3 24
2009-10 Montepaschi Siena 16 124 7.8 52/82 63.4 0/0 0 20/38 52.6 60 16 4 14
2010-11 BC Khimki 10 81 8.1 35/69 50.7 0/0 0 11/20 55 43 5 2 14
2012-13 Montepaschi Siena 17 96 5.6 39/81 48.1 1/1 100 15/25 60 74 6 9 13
TOTALS 117 695 5.9 288/512 56.3 1/5 20 116/216 53.7 441 105 27 115
AVERAGES 117 695 5.9 288/512 56.3 1/5 20 116/216 53.7 3.8 0.9 0.2 1
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2006-07 Montepaschi 14 68 4.9 26/54 48.1 0/0 0 16/21 76.2 85 20 6 22
TOTALS 14 68 4.9 26/54 48.1 0/0 0 16/21 76.2 85 20 6 22
AVERAGES 14 68 4.9 26/54 48.1 0/0 0 16/21 76.2 6.1 1.4 0.4 1.6
Career Stats
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Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2001/02  Reggio Cal. 29 88 3 39/78 50 0/1 0 10/35 286 106 30 2 37
2002/03  Reggio Cal. 42 176 42 75/153 49 0/4 0 26/45 578 175 55 4 46
2003/04  Reggio Cal. 34 246 72 101/171 591 1/4 25 41/84 488 197 46 5 52
2004/05  MS Siena 9 69 77 29/52 558 0/1 0 11/30 367 45 10 3 18
2005/06  MS Siena 30 146 49 60/115 522 0/0 0/0 26/59 441 128 33 3 29
2006/07  MS Siena 44 338 77 128/196 653 0/0 0/0 82/126 651 287 92 10 69
2007/08  MS Siena 45 366 81 143/223 641 3/5 60 71/111 64 226 60 11 42
2008/09  MS Siena 40 349 87 138/221 624 0/1 0 73/116 629 197 68 11 54
2009/10  MS Siena 38 276 73 115/188 612 0/2 0 46/88 523 171 44 21 53
2010/11  Khimki 8 48 6.0 19/34 55.9 0/0 0.0 10/25 40.0 38 2 3 9
 Olimpia Mi 19 114 6.0 52/91 57.1 0/1 0.0 10/21 47.6 70 25 12 25
2012/13  MS Siena 41 243 5.9 110/192 57.3 0/0 0.0 23/44 52.3 196 17 7 57
2013/14  Sassari 20 76 3.8 36/73 49.3 0/0 0.0 4/6 66.7 55 3 3 14