Ramel Curry

Antwone Ramel Curry ( born April 17, 1980 in New York City's Brooklyn borough, United States ) is an American professional basketball player. Since May 2013, is the Greek club Panathinaikos Athens under contract.

  • 2.1 With the team
  • 2.2 Personal Awards

Career as a player

America ( to 2006)

Curry joined the study in 1999, first at the Junior College Fresno City College in the Californian city of the same name, where he played for the high school team Rams in the NJCAA. In 2001 he moved to the California State University, Bakersfield, where he played for the Roadrunners. The Roadrunners were playing at that time in the "California Collegiate Athletic Association " ( CCAA ) of the NCAA Division II and had been in the 1990s a very successful team with three state championships in Division II after just one year at CSUB finished curry his college career, after he was appointed in the CCAA for "Player of the Year " in 2002.

Then Curry 2002 was meanwhile in the squad of the Oklahoma Storm, a franchise of the summer league United States Basketball League, which has been trained in that season of the basketball legend Kareem Abdul- Jabbar. However, he returned to Bakersfield and played for the Vipers of Kern County in the minor league "Southwest Basketball League ". In November 2003, he was briefly in the preparation of cadres of the Yakima Sun Kings of the Continental Basketball Association. For the season 2003/ 04 he joined the ABA to the Diablos from the Mexican border city of Tijuana, Baja California. The Diablos had a year earlier also participated in the Southwest Basketball League. After he was allowed to accrue during the summer break in 2004 for the NBA club Los Angeles Lakers in Talentsichtungsspielen, he also began the season 2004 /05 at a California team in the ABA and played for the Jam from Long Beach.

In January 2005, Curry was then taken from the River Dragons from Columbus ( Georgia) in the NBA Development League under contract. With this team, he lost the final game before the home crowd for the title in the D- League 2005 clearly against the defending champion Asheville Altitude, although he showed a pleasing performance on the part of the loser with twelve points and eight rebounds. During the summer break, he was still active in Venezuela, before returning to the River Dragons, who played the season 2005/ 06 as Toros in Austin (Texas ). Although we presented the Most Valuable Player (MVP) this season with Marcus Fizer, the Toros did not reach the finals again. After the season Curry was still playing in the Dominican Republic.

Europe ( since 2006)

For the season 2006/ 07 he signed a contract for the first time in Europe and moved to Italian Serie A club from the Campanian Avellino. With the club he was again able to just barely avoid relegation from Italy's top league this season. In the next season he moved to Israel HaPoel from Jerusalem. With this team, he defended the Israeli Cup 2008 final against Maccabi Tel Aviv. He then played in the 2008 /09 season again in Italy, where he finished with the traditional club from Pesaro the season relegated to the bottom of the table in Serie A.

The season 2009/10 started in Curry Erdemirspor from Zonguldak in the Türkiye Ligi Basketbol. In January 2010, he joined the Ukrainian champions Asowmasch from Mariupol, with which he was able in 2010 to defend the title in the national championship. The following season 2010/11 was less successful in European club competition Eurocup 2010/11 would retire early from the first round and also in the national championship did not reach to the final. Only in the new Eastern European VTB United League 2010/11 it was relatively successful, reaching the Final Four tournament. Here it was, however, almost no chance against the superior power of the best Russian clubs, finishing in fourth place. Curry itself was named MVP of the game days six and eight, and finally even honored for his achievements in this league as MVP of the season 2010/11. In the season 2011/12 he moved to the Ukrainian runner from Donetsk with whom he Eurocup 2011/12 early to qualify for the quarterfinals.

Awards and achievements

The team

  • 2005 runner-up in the NBA Development League
  • 2008 Cup Winners' Israel
  • 2010, 2012 Champion Ukraine
  • 2011 Fourth VTB -UL
  • Greek champions: 2013
  • Greek Cup winner: 2014

Personal Awards

  • MVP of the Greek Cup Finals: 2014
  • MVP of rounds 6 and 8 in the 2010/11 season in the VTB -UL