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Mohammad Samad Nikkhah Bahrami (Persian: محمدصمد نیکخواه بهرامی‎, born 11 May 1983) is an Iranian professional basketball player. He currently plays for Petrochimi in Iranian Basketball Super League as well as with the Iranian national basketball team, as a forward.

Samad Nikkhah Bahrami
Samad Nikkhah Bahrami 2014 Asian Games.jpg
Bahrami during the 2014 Asian Games
Personal information
Born (1983-05-11) 11 May 1983 (age 36)
Tehran, Iran
NationalityIranian
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
Playing career2001–present
PositionSmall forward
Career history
2001–2002Iran Nara
2002–2005Sanam
2005Saba Battery
2005–2006Petrochimi
2006–2008Mahram
2007–2008→ Saba Battery
2008Cholet
2008–2009Pau-Orthez
2009–2013Mahram
2013Foolad Mahan
2013–2014Fujian SBS Sturgeons
2014–2015Petrochimi
2015–2016Zhejiang Golden Bulls
2016–2017Guangzhou Long-Lions
2017–2018Nanjing Monkey King
Career highlights and awards

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Pro careerEdit

He previously played for Saba Battery as a subsidiary player, teaming with his since-deceased brother Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami to help the team win the Asian Championship.

CholetEdit

On August 22, 2008 Nikkhah signed a one-year deal with French LNB side Cholet Basket for an undisclosed fee. By doing so he became the first Iranian to ever play professional basketball in France.[1] He left Cholet on September 30 by mutual consent due to administrative problems.

ÉB Pau-OrthezEdit

On October 21, 2008 Nikkhah Bahrami signed a one-year contract with another French side Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Fujian Sturgeons 31 31 42.3 .469 .394 .783 5.7 4.1 1.5 0.1 16.6
2015–16 Zhejiang Golden Bulls 38 38 39.3 .413 .335 .756 6.1 3.6 1.7 0.3 17.9

HonoursEdit

National teamEdit

ClubEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Recrutement clos pour Cholet Basket". Cholet-Basket.com. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
  2. ^ "Thomas remercié, Barhami signé". Elan-Bearnais.fr. Retrieved 2008-10-21.

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