Cadarian Raines (born October 12, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Tallinna Kalev/TLÜ of the Paf Estonian-Latvian League. Standing at 2.06 m (6'9"), he plays the power forward and the center positions. After playing four years of college basketball at Virginia Tech, Raines entered the 2014 NBA draft, but he was not selected in the draft's two rounds.

Cadarian Raines
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Raines dunking for Virginia Tech
Tallinna Kalev/TLÜ
PositionPower forward / Center
LeaguePaf Estonian-Latvian League
Personal information
Born (1990-10-12) October 12, 1990 (age 29)
Petersburg, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight237.6 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High schoolPetersburg
(Petersburg, Virginia)
College
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014Villa Angela
2015Mono Vampire
2015Al Arabi
2016IRT Tanger
2016–2017Apollon Limassol
2017Apollon Patras
2017Sagesse
2017–2018USK Praha
2018–2019Enosis Neon Paralimni
2019Knox Raiders
2019-2020BC Tallinna Kalev
Career highlights and awards

High school careerEdit

Raines played high school basketball at Petersburg, where he was coached by Bill Lawson. Raines led the Crimson Wave to a 30-1 record and a 14-0 in district action. As a senior, he averaged 15.6 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.8 blocks and 1.6 assists per game. He also earned First-team All-State and first team All-Metro as a senior and was the MVP of the Fort Lee Tournament[1]

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Raines joined Villa Angela of the Argentine second division.[2] He left the club until December 31, 2014, after averaging 8.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.[3] He then joined Mono Vampire at Thailand. With Mono Vampire, he won the Thailand League.

The following season, Raines joined Al-Arabi of the Qatari Basketball League.[4] Due to his poor performances, he was released from the Qatari team on November. On February 23, 2016, he signed with IRT Tanger of the Moroccan League until the end of the season.[5]

On November 12, 2016, Raines signed with Apollon Limassol of the Cypriot League.[6] With Apollon, Raines played at the Cypriot League All-Star Game. In 10 games, he averaged 13 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. On January 24, 2017, Raines signed with Apollon Patras of the Greek Basket League, replacing Michael Cobbins on the team's squad.[7] On April 14, 2017, Raines signed with the Lebanese team Club Sagesse.[8]

On September 14, he joined USK Praha of the NBL.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Virginia Tech Bio". hokiesports.com. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Petersburg product Raines to play in Argentina". Progress-index.com. October 12, 2014. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "Cadarian Raines departs Villa Angela". Court-side.com. December 31, 2014. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Al Arabi inks Cadarian Raines, ex Mono Vampire". Asia-basket.com. September 1, 2015. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Cadarian Raines signs with IRT Tanger". Sims-basketball.com. February 23, 2016. Archived from the original on February 2, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "Apollon adds Raines to their roster, ex IRT Tanger". Eurobasket.com. November 12, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "Apollon Patras lands Michael Stockton and Cadarian Raines". Sportando.com. January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  8. ^ "Cadarian Raines signs with Sagesse Club". 14 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014.

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