Christian Eyenga Moenge (born June 22, 1989) is a Congolese professional basketball player for Montakit Fuenlabrada of the Liga ACB. In June 2009, Eyenga was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 30th pick in that year's NBA Draft. When drafted, he played for the Spanish Third Division club Prat, an affiliate of the ACB club DKV Joventut.
Eyenga with Zielona Góra in 2014
|No. 31 – Montakit Fuenlabrada|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|Born||June 22, 1989|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers|
|2012||Los Angeles Lakers|
|2012||→Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|Career highlights and awards|
Eyenga played the 2010 NBA Summer League for the Cleveland Cavaliers. After that, he officially signed a two-year contract with the Cavaliers on July 23, 2010. He signed for $2 million over two years, with years three and four being options. On November 18, Eyenga was sent to the Cavaliers' NBA Development League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks. On January 2, he was recalled by the Cavs and made his debut on the same day, against the Dallas Mavericks. He scored 4 points and grabbed 3 rebounds.
On October 23, 2012, Eyenga was waived by the Orlando Magic. He was then drafted by the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League. On January 4, 2013, Eyenga was released by the Legends so he could sign in China. In February 2013, he re-joined the Legends after a month in China.
On July 25, 2013, Eyenga moved to Poland and signed with Stelmet Zielona Góra. On August 4, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with another Polish team Turów Zgorzelec. In September 2014, Eyenga has been waived by the club. On November 12, 2014, he signed a one-season contract with the Italian Serie A team Pallacanestro Varese.
On July 10, 2015, he signed with champions of Italy, Dinamo Sassari for the 2015–16 season. On February 5, 2016, he left Dinamo Sassari, and signed with Auxilium CUS Torino for the rest of the season.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
DR Congo national teamEdit
Eyenga often represents the DR Congo national basketball team at international tournaments. At the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification, he averaged 14.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
- NBA Summer League Rosters - Vegas
- Cavs send rookie swingman Eyenga to NBA D-League
- Cavaliers Recall Eyenga from BayHawks
- "Lakers Acquire Ramon Sessions & Christian Eyenga". NBA.com. 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
- "Denton: Magic Trade Howard in Four-Team Blockbuster". NBA.com. 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
- Magic Waive Eyenga, A. Johnson
- "2012 NBA D-League Draft". Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
- Christian Eyenga Leaving D-League For China
- Christian Eyenga inks with FIATC Joventut Badalona during NBA lockout
- Eyenga replaces Williams in Shanxi; McCants on the way out in Foshan?
- CBA Profile
- "Stelmet Zielona Gora announced Brackins, Robinson and Eyenga". Sportando.net. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
- "PGE Turow tabs forward Eyenga". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
- "PGE Turow announces Mardy Collins". euroleague.net (26 September 2014). Retrieved 5 November 2014.
- "CHRISTIAN EYENGA NUOVA FIRMA PER LA OPENJOBMETIS". pallacanestrovarese.it (in Italian). Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
- "In casa Dinamo arriva Christian Eyenga" (PDF). Dinamobasket.com (in Italian). 10 July 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
- "Dinamo Sassari brings on high-flying Eyenga". Euroleague.net. 10 July 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
- "Christian Eyenga saluta Sassari". Dinamobasket.com (in Italian). 5 February 2016.
- Manital Torino announces Christian Eyenga
- CHRISTIAN EYENGA TORNA ALLA PALLACANESTRO VARESE (in Italian)
- Unicaja Malaga signs Christian Eyenga
- Fuenlabrada signs Christian Eyenga
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