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Justin Cobbs (born March 16, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Budućnost VOLI of the ABA League. He played college basketball for the California Golden Bears men's basketball team. On February 17, 2014, Cobbs was named one of the finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, presented annually to the nation's top collegiate point guard.[1] He is from Los Angeles, California, and attended Bishop Montgomery High School.

Justin Cobbs
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Cobbs with Fraport Skyliners in 2015
Budućnost VOLI
PositionPoint guard
LeagueABA League
Montenegrin League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1991-03-16) March 16, 1991 (age 28)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolBishop Montgomery
(Torrance, California)
College
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014VEF Rīga
2014–2015Fraport Skyliners
2015İstanbul BB
2015–2016Bayern Munich
2016–2017BCM Gravelines
2017–2018Le Mans
2018–2019Cedevita
2019–presentBudućnost
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Cobbs went undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft.

On November 3, 2014 he signed his first professional contract with VEF Rīga of the VTB League.[2] On December 1, 2014, he signed with Fraport Skyliners of the Basketball Bundesliga for the remainder of the season. With Skyliners he reached the EuroChallenge Final Four.

On July 12, 2015 he signed with İstanbul BB of the Turkish Basketball Super League.[3] On December 27, 2015, he left İstanbul and signed with German club Bayern Munich for the remainder of the season.[4]

On June 6, 2016, Cobbs signed with BCM Gravelines for the 2016–17 season.[5]

On July 24, 2017, Cobbs signed with Le Mans Sarthe Basket for the 2017–18 season.[6]

On July 31, 2018, he signed with Croatian basketball champion Cedevita.[7]

On August 13, 2019, he has signed with Budućnost VOLI of the ABA League. [8]

PersonalEdit

He is a cousin of Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cal point guard Justin Cobbs nominated for Bob Cousy Award – The Mercury News". Mercurynews.com. 2014-02-17. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  2. ^ "Justin Cobbs signs with VEF Riga". Sportando.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  3. ^ "Justin Cobbs agreed to terms with IBB". Sportando.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  4. ^ "FC Bayern Munich signs guard Cobbs". Eurocupbasketball.com. 2015-12-27. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  5. ^ "Gravelines-Dunkerque announce Justin Cobbs". Sportando.com. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  6. ^ "JUSTIN COBBS POUR MENER LE JEU DU MSB". msb.fr (in French). July 24, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  7. ^ "Potpisao Justin Cobbs, prvak Francuske s Le Mansom" (in Croatian). kkcedevita.hr. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Justin Cobbs signs with Buducnost". Sportando. August 13, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

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