Christian Russell


Position: Center

City: Portugal

Year: 2021-22

Christian Russell, 6’10” American Center from Texas Wesleyan University NAIA DII, signed in Portugal for the remainder of the 2021-22 season. Christian attended the EuroProBasket Euro Professional Program in September 2021. He went on a tryout with a team in Valencia, Spain towards the end of his program but ended up not signing with the team. He returned home to the USA to wait for an opportunity to present itself. A few months later the staff at EuroProBasket received some interest in Christian from a team in Portugal. He ended up signing his first contract overseas with that team in February of 2022.

General info

Born: December 27th 1997
Nationality: USA
Height: 6’10” – 208 cm
Previous Team: EuroProBasket September 2021
University: Texas Wesleyan University NAIA DII 2018-20

Previous experience

2019-20: Texas Wesleyan University NAIA DII – 9 Games, 3.0 mins, 2.0 pts, 2.1 rebs, 63% 2pt
2018-19: Texas Wesleyan University NAIA DII – N/A
2017-18: Seattle Pacific University NCAA DII – N/A
2016-17: Oregon State University NCAA DI – Redshirt

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