| Hungarian League|
242 lb (110 kg)
| 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)|
September 5, 2012
| October 1, 1989 (age 26)
Budapest, Hungary (1989-10-01) |
Woodside Priory School
(Portola Valley, California)
UC Santa Barbara (2008–2012)
University of California, Santa Barbara, Woodside Priory School
Gergely István "Greg" Somogyi (born October 1, 1989) is a Hungarian professional basketball player who currently plays for Szolnoki Olaj of the Hungarian League. He played college basketball at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Following his graduation from UCSB, Somogyi joined the Santa Barbara Breakers for the 2012 WCBL season. On April 16, 2012, he recorded a 30-30 game for the Breakers. With 33 points and 33 rebounds, he led the Breakers to a 108-89 victory over the Hollywood Beach Dawgs.
After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Somogyi joined the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On September 5, 2012, he signed with the Lakers. However, he was waived by the Lakers on October 22, 2012. In December 2012, he signed with Básquet Coruña of Spain for the rest of the 2012–13 season.
In August 2013, Somogyi signed with Alba Fehérvár of Hungary for the 2013–14 season.
In July 2014, Somogyi joined the Utah Jazz for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On October 1, 2014, he signed with Latina Basket of Italy for the 2014–15 season. On November 18, 2014, he parted ways with Latina after appearing in eight games. On December 22, 2014, he signed with Szolnoki Olaj of Hungary for the rest of the season. He returned to Szolnoki for the 2015–16 season after helping the team claim the league championship in 2014–15.
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