| LEB Oro|
Real Madrid U-18
| 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
| January 23, 1994 (age 21)
Guediawaye, Senegal (1994-01-23) |
Real Madrid Baloncesto B
Pape Mbaye Wikipedia
Pape Modou Mbaye (born January 23, 1994) is a Senegalese basketball player who currently plays in Belgium for CEP Fleurus, after spending a few seasons at Real Madrid.
Player with a great wingspan, great talent and athletic skills. He also has good qualities for penetrating inside and shooting, especially from wide range. His greatest virtue is trying to improve every day, through hard work and effort. The forward Paul Pierce is the reference player for the Senegalese.
Pape Mbaye arrived in Spain in 2008 to play for Tenerife CB. In April 2009, being only 15 years old, he was named best young player at the prestigious Under-19 Tournament of Lissone (Italy). That same year he stands with great performances at the Under-16 tournament in La Orotava (Tenerife), scoring 35 points against Real Madrid or 31 against Zalgiris Kaunas.
In the summer of 2010, Mbaye signed a contract with Real Madrid. During the 2012/13 season, at the age of 18, he was a key player for Real Madrid Baloncesto B, coached by Alberto Angulo.
During the 2013/14 he played for Alcázar Basket, averaging 11 points and 8 rebounds per game.
In February 2015 he continued his progression and signed for Palencia Baloncesto of LEB Oro, the second league in importance in Spain.2008–10 Tenerife CB
2010–12 Real Madrid U-18
2012–13 Real Madrid Baloncesto B
2013–14 Alcázar Basket
2015 Palencia Baloncesto
2015-16 LEB. CB Peixefresco
2016-17 Belgium League. CEP Fleurus
Pape Mbaye has competed for Senegal through multiple youth national teams.
He also participated at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, averaging 6 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.
In March, 2017, he was selected to participate with the Senegal National team in the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 qualifiers. Mbaye played 3 games, and Senegal qualified for the Tournament.