Tony Woods (basketball)

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Tony Woods
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Woods (55) playing for Oregon
Ionikos Nikaias
Position Center
League Greek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1990-01-24) January 24, 1990 (age 30)
Rome, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Rome (Rome, Georgia)
College
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014 Nea Kifissia
2014 Energia Rovinari
2014–2015 Panionios
2015 APOEL
2015–2016 Apollon Patras
2017 Rilski Sportist
2017 Soles de Santo Domingo
2017Panionios
2018 ETHA Engomis
2019 Omonoia
2019–2020 Žilina
2020–present Ionikos Nikaias
Career highlights and awards

Samuel Antonio "Tony" Woods, Jr. (born January 24, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Ionikos Nikaias of the Greek Basket League. Standing at 2.11 m (6'11"), he plays at the center position.

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High school

Woods attended and played high school basketball Rome High School, in Rome, Georgia and attended Jordan Brand Classic on 2008. [1]

College career

After graduating from Rome High School, Woods played two years of college basketball for Wake Forest University. After the being found guilty of domestic violence, Woods was subsequently expelled and enrolled in Oregon. [2] He had to sit out one season under NCAA rules.

Professional career

On September 11, 2013, Woods joined Nea Kifissia of Greek Basket League. [3]

With Nea Kifissia, he averaged 6.5 points and 4.2 rebounds per game, in 26 games,. He then continued his career in the Greek Basket League with Panionios. [4]

With Panionios, Woods averaged 7 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. He continued his career with Apollon Patras. [5]

Woods was the third leading scorer of Apollon Patras, in the Greek Basket League 2015–16 season, averaging 8.54 points per game. [6]

On September 20, 2016, Woods joined the newly promoted Greek League team of Doxa Lefkadas, [7] but he left the team without appearing in a single game with them. On January 4, 2017, he joined Rilski Sportist of the Bulgarian League. [8] He left the team on March 31, 2017. [9] On June 27, 2017, he joined Soles de Santo Domingo of the Puerto Rican Liga Nacional de Baloncesto. [10]

He returned to Panionios for the 2017–18 season. [11] Woods moved to Cyprus in 2019, signing with Omonoia. In six games he averaged 11.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. Woods spent the 2019-20 season with Žilina of the Slovak Basketball League, averaging 6.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. On September 6, 2020, he signed with Ionikos Nikaias of the Greek Basket League. [12]

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References

  1. 2008 JORDAN BRAND ALL-AMERICAN TEAM ANNOUNCED
  2. Center Tony Woods chooses Oregon
  3. A1Basket.gr Nea Kifisia signed Tony Woods.
  4. A1Basket.gr Panionios signed Tony Woods.
  5. A1Basket.gr Apollon Patras signed Tony Woods.
  6. A1Basket.gr Basket League Greece 2015-2016 All Teams' Top 3 Scorers.
  7. A1Basket.gr Doxa Lefkadas sign Tony Woods,
  8. Tony Woods signed by Rilski.
  9. Tony Woods leaves Rilski.
  10. Soles de Santo Domingo tabs Tony Woods, ex Rilski.
  11. Panionios sign Tony Woods.
  12. Mammides, Chris (September 6, 2020). "Ionikos Nikaias sign Tony Woods, ex Zilina". Eurobasket. Retrieved September 6, 2020.