| NBA Development League|
2015 / Undrafted
| 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
250 lb (113 kg)
| July 15, 1991 (age 24)
Dakar, Senegal (1991-07-15) |
Lee Academy (Lee, Maine)
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Men's Basketball
35 (St. Bonaventure Bonnies Men's Basketball / Center)
Youssou Ndoye Wikipedia
Youssou Ndoye (born July 15, 1991) is a Senegalese professional basketball player for JL Bourg-en-Bresse of the French LNB Pro B. He played college basketball for the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.
Ndoye played high school basketball at Lee Academy in Lee, Maine for two years. After averaging seven points, seven rebounds and two blocks per game, he was rated among the top centers of his class heading into college.
As a senior at St. Bonaventure, Ndoye averaged 11.8 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks, earning a mention to the Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team and a third-team All-Atlantic 10 mention.
After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Ndoye joined the San Antonio Spurs for the 2015 NBA Summer League where he averaged 3.2 and 1.8 rebounds in six games. On September 28, 2015, Ndoye signed with the Spurs, only to be waived by the team on October 21 after appearing in three preseason games. Nine days later, he was acquired by the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of San Antonio.
After rejoining San Antonio in the 2016 NBA Summer League, Ndoye signed on September 5, 2016 with JL Bourg-en-Bresse of the French LNB Pro B.
Ndoye, the son of Penda and Ibrahima, has an older brother, Mohammed, and two older sisters, Khadija and Maguette. His mother played on the Senegal national basketball team and introduced him to the game. He minored in French history.