|League Liga Femenina|
2008–2012 Texas A&M
College Texas A&M University
Name Adaora Elonu
Positions Basketball positions
|Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
Role Basketball Player
Pro career 2012
WNBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Height 1.85 m
|Born April 28, 1990 (age 25)Houston, United States (1990-04-28) |
High school Alief Elsik High School
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Adaora Nnenna Elonu, (born on 28 April 1990), is a Nigerian-American women's basketball forward, who currently plays for CB Avenida.
She played in college for Texas A&M, with whom she won the 2011 NCAA Championship.
In 2012, she went overseas, playing one season in Israel for Hapoel Galil Elyon, after which she signed in Spain with Beroil–Ciudad de Burgos. After the team disbanded, she signed for CB Conquero with whom she won the 2016 Copa de la Reina, being selected as the tournament's MVP. Despite not playing several games with the club due to lack of payment of her wages, she likewise finished the regular season with the highest efficiency ranking. Subsequently, she signed for Spanish champion CB Avenida for season 2016-17.
She has played with the Nigerian's national team with whom she achieved the bronze medal in the AfroBasket Women 2015, being elected as part of the tournament's All-Star Five.
She is sister to also professional basketball player Chinemelu Elonu.