Jonathan Tabu

Jonathan Tabu (born October 7, 1985) is a Belgian professional basketball player for Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB. Tabu also represents Belgium in international competition.

Jonathan Tabu
Rok Stipčević e Jonathan Tabu.jpg
Tabu (right) defending Stipčević for Cantù
No. 18 – Baxi Manresa
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
LeagueLiga ACB
Personal information
Born (1985-10-07) October 7, 1985 (age 35)
Kinshasa, DR Congo
NationalityBelgian
Listed height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight85 kg (187 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
Career history
2004–2010Spirou Charleroi
2010–2013Cantù
2011–2012Vanoli Cremona
2013–2014CAI Zaragoza
2014–2015Alba Berlin
2015Emporio Armani Milano
2015–2016Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2016–2018Bilbao Basket
2018–2019Le Mans Sarthe
2019–2020ESSM Le Portel
2020–presentManresa
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

In 2004 Tabu made the team of Spirou Charleroi, while he also played for the second division team CPH Spirou Gilly.[1] He would win three Belgian Championships with Spirou. He also played in the ULEB Cup/EuroCup with Spirou.

In 2010 Tabu signed with the Serie A team Cantù.[2] In the 2011–12 season he played on loan for Vanoli Cremona.[3] In the 2012–13 season he played in the EuroLeague with Cantù, on November 11 he scored a career high 17 points against Panathinaikos.[1]

For the 2013–14 season Tabu signed in Spain with CAI Zaragoza.[4]

On August 4, 2014, Tabu signed a contract with Alba Berlin.[5] On April 28, 2015, he left Alba and signed with Italian club Emporio Armani Milano for the rest of the 2014–15 Serie A season.[6]

On July 28, 2015, Tabu signed with Fuenlabrada.[7] One year later, he moved to Bilbao Basket.[8]

On November 2, 2018, he has signed with Le Mans Sarthe of the French LNB Pro A. [9]

On July 2, 2019, he has signed with ESSM Le Portel of the French LNB Pro A. [10]

On July 21, 2020, he has signed with Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB.[11]

International careerEdit

He represented Belgium at the EuroBasket 2015 where they lost to Greece in eighth finals with 75–54.[12] Over 6 tournament games, he averaged 10.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tabu, Jonathan - Welcome To Euroleague Basketball". Euroleague.net. 1985-10-07. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  2. ^ Bennet Cantù ingaggia Jonathan Tabu, notizia tratta dal sito ViviCantu.com
  3. ^ "Legabasket". Web.legabasket.it. 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  4. ^ "El CAI Zaragoza ficha a Jonathan Tabu" (in Spanish). Basket Zaragoza. 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  5. ^ "Jonathan Tabu firma all'Alba Berlino". Sportando.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  6. ^ "Olimpia Milano announces Jonathan Tabu". Sportando.com. 28 April 2015. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Jonathan Tabu signs with Fuenlabrada". Sportando. 2015-07-28. Retrieved 2015-07-28.
  8. ^ "Jonathan Tabu signs three-year deal with Bilbao". Sportando.com. 29 July 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  9. ^ "Le Belge Jonathan Tabu signe au Mans" (in French). L'Equipe. November 2, 2018. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  10. ^ "Le Portel signs Jonathan Tabu". Sportando. July 2, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  11. ^ "BAXI Manresa signs Jonathan Tabu". Sportando. July 21, 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  12. ^ "GREECE TOO MUCH FOR BELGIUM". eurobasket2015.org. 12 September 2015. Archived from the original on 13 September 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2015.
  13. ^ "Jonathan Tabu". eurobasket2015.org. FIBA Europe. Retrieved 12 September 2015.

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