Famous Bulgarian Basketball Players

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Jared Homan
(American Basketball Player Who Has Represented the Bulgarian National Basketball Team)
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Birthdate: March 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Remsen, Iowa, United States

American basketball player Jared Homan started his career with the Greek club Maroussi and later represented teams such as Bayern Munich and Maccabi Ashdod. He has also won the Croatian League and Croatian Cup with Cibona Zagreb and has represented the Bulgarian national basketball team.

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Darius Adams
(American-Born Bulgarian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard)
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Birthdate: April 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Decatur, Illinois, United States

American-born Bulgarian basketball player Darius Adams started his senior career with the Venezuelan team Guaiqueríes de Margarita after going undrafted by the NBA. He later played for clubs from places such as France, Germany, Ukraine, and China, and now represents the American team Fort Wayne Mad Ants as a point guard.

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Sasha Vezenkov
(Bulgarian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward / Small Forward)
Sasha Vezenkov
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Birthdate: August 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nicosia, Cyprus

Bulgarian-origin basketball player Sasha Vezenkov was born in Cyprus and grew up in both Cyprus and Greece. He started his career with the Greek club Aris Thessaloniki and later also represented FC Barcelona. He now plays for Olympiacos and the Bulgarian national team. He is the son of former basketball player and coach Sasho.

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Dee Bost
(American-Born Basketball Player Who Represents the Bulgarian National Team)
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Birthdate: October 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concord, North Carolina, United States

Though born in the US, basketball player Demarquis "Dee" Bost now plays for the Bulgarian national team. After going undrafted in 2012, he joined the Montenegro-based club Buduńánost Podgorica. He has also played for clubs from France, Russia, Venezuela, Turkey, and Poland. He won the 2021 EuroCup with AS Monaco.

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Priest Lauderdale
(Retired American Basketball Player and One of the Tallest NBA Players Ever)
Priest Lauderdale
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Birthdate: August 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Retired American basketball player Priest Lauderdale was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1996 NBA Draft. Known as much for his towering 7’ 4” frame as for his skills, he has represented clubs from countries such as Iran, Cyprus, Bulgaria, China, and Venezuela. While playing for Lukoil Academic, he acquired Bulgarian citizenship.

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Cedric Simmons
(Bulgarian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward or Center)
Cedric Simmons
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Birthdate: January 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shallotte, North Carolina, United States

Cedric Simmons is an American-born Bulgarian basketball player. Apart from playing for popular clubs like Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Olympiacos, Simmons has also represented the Bulgaria men's national basketball team. Over the course of his career, Cedric Simmons has won important championship titles like the FIBA Intercontinental Cup and the Estonian League Championship title.

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Keydren Clark
(Retired American Basketball Player Who Played at the 'Point Guard' Position)
Keydren Clark
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Birthdate: October 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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Atanas Kolev
(Bulgarian Singer and Rapper Who Finished as a Runner-Up in 'X Factor Bulgaria')
Atanas Kolev
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Birthdate: December 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Varna, Bulgaria
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Georgi Glouchkov
(Basketball player)
Georgi Glouchkov
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Birthdate: January 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tryavna, Bulgaria