Ezi
Magbegor

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Ezi Magbegor's Bio

About Ezi Magbegor

HEIGHT: 6-4 WEIGHT: 176 BIRTHDATE: Aug. 13, 1999 BIRTHPLACE: Wellington, New Zealand COUNTRY: Australia COLLEGE: Deakin University HIGH SCHOOL: Lake Ginninderra College WNBA EXPERIENCE: Rookie DRAFTED BY: Seattle, 2019, First Round (#12) PRONUNCIATION: eh-ZEE MAG-bug-gore TWITTER: @EziMagbegor INSTAGRAM: ezimagbegor

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2020 WNBA Champion
  • 2018 and 2020 WNBL Betty Watson Youth Player of the Year awarded to best player under 23 in the WNBL
  • Signed with the Canberra Capitals in her final year of high school… Signed by the Melbourne Boomers in 2018
  • In 2020, signed two-year deal with Spalding, becoming the brand’s first-ever female ambassador.

2021 HIGHLIGHTS (SEATTLE):

  • Appeared in 30 games, making three starts in 2021
  • Averaged 6.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.9 blocks, 0.8 assists and 0.6 steals
  • Made first WNBA start and recorded first WNBA double-double with 14-point, 13-rebound game against Las Vegas on May 18
  • Scored career-high 21 points at Chicago on Aug. 15, adding nine rebounds and two assists
  • Poured in 20 points at Los Angeles on July 4, shooting 7-of-11 from the field to go along with nine rebounds and a block

2020 HIGHLIGHTS (SEATTLE):

  • Won first WNBA championship
  • Drafted 12th overall (1st round) by the Seattle Storm in 2019
  • Finished rookie season with 6.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 13.3 minutes per game average
  • Played first WNBA game on July 25 vs. New York Liberty, scoring seven points and adding three rebounds in 12 minutes
  • Scored a season-high 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting with three rebounds, one steal and one block vs Chicago on Aug. 10
  • Pulled down a season-best seven rebounds, adding 10 points and two steals in win over Phoenix on Sept. 11

WNBL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2020 All-WNBL Second Team selection after averaging 15.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 1.4 apg and 0.8 spg to lead Melbourne to Preliminary Final
  • Earned two Betty Watson Youth Player of the Year awards (2018, 2020), for the best player under 23 in the WNBL
  • Averaged 12.9 ppg, 6.6 rpg in 2019-20 season

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Made international debut in 2015 for Australia at the FIBA U-19 World Championship
  • Made Opals debut at 2018 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal and averaging 9.2 ppg, 3.2 rpg.
  • Won silver medal with Opals at 2018 FIBA World Championship, averaging 7.6 ppg, 3.8 rpg
  • Appeared in first Olympics with Opals at 2020 Tokyo Games, averaging 12.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, and 1.8 apg
  • Scored 20 points and added eight rebounds vs Belgium in Olympic debut on July 27, 2021
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