Abdel Nader Celebrity Life
Abdel Nader, born on 25th September 25, 1993, in Alexandria, Egypt is an Egyptian and American professional basketball player who plays for The Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball Association. At the college level, he played for Northern Illinois and Iowa State Cyclones. In the 2016 NBA draft, he was selected under the overall 58th number by the Boston Celtics team. He plays on the forward position.
He spent his first two university years at the University of Northern Illinois where he played for the Huskies. Then, he continued his university studies at Iowa State University where he played for the Cyclones between 2014 and 2016.
Playing for the Niles North school team, Abdel scored an average of 23.8 points, made 8.6 rebounds and gave away 2.8 assists, and his team won the first city tournament with a victory ratio of 24-6. In addition, the school won the Chicago Central League trophy for the first time in 47 years of performance.
In 2013, after some problems due to a disciplinary sanction imposed on him in Northern Illinois, which caused him to miss the first seven games of the season, he decided to be transferred to Iowa State University. There, after his year blank by NCAA regulations, he played two more seasons, in which he averaged 9.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.
First-year at college
Nader was at the University of Northern Illinois and took part in all 31 matches of the team. In 29 games he left the starting lineup. On average, he scored the best in the team performance at 10.4 points. In addition, Nader made 4.2 rebounds. In addition, the player made 21 interceptions and the best in the team for block shots.
The debut match was the opening match against Purdue. Nader scored 9 points and made four rebounds. In 17 matches, his statistics on points were double-digit, including three matches he finished with 20+. Nader scored the best season score of 26 points in the match against Ball State. Based on the results of the performances, the player ended up in the first team of newcomers to the MAC conference.
On June 24, 2016, Nader was selected under the 58th overall number by the Boston Celtics Club in the 2016 NBA draft. As part of the new team, he took part in the 2016 NBA Summer League.
On October 31, 2016, Nader began playing for the club "Maine Red Claws", representing the NBA Development League. On April 14, 2017, he received the award for the Best Newcomer to the Development League of the 2016-17 season, becoming its first owner, not with American roots, as well as the third player in the Maine Red Claws, who received this award.
Nader on average scored 21.3 points, made 6.2 rebounds and gave 3.9 assists in 40 matches of the tournament, and his team won second place in the Eastern Conference with a win-loss ratio of 29-21. In addition to a good percentage of shots from the game, Nader also scored the most three points in the team. In the All-Star Game of the Development League 2017, which took place in New Orleans, the player scored 16 points, made four rebounds and gave four assists.
On July 14, 2017, Nader signed a four-year contract worth $6 million. He made his debut in the NBA on October 18, 2017, in the match against Milwaukee Bucks.
Nader’s family moved to the United States when he was 3 years old, so he calls Illinois his hometown. Abdel speaks fluent Arabic. He majored in humanities at the University of Iowa.
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