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(Professional Basketball Player)

NBA player Hasheem Thabeet is low key about his romantic life.

Relationship Facts of Hasheem Thabeet

Hasheem Thabeet is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Hasheem Thabeet?

Reflecting on the personal life of Hasheem Thabeet, he is possibly single.

If there is any detailed info about his relation status then it’ll be updated soon.

There isn’t any information regarding his romantic relationship affairs.

His personal life isn’t in the limelight as his career path is.

He has kept everything secret about his personal life and far from the tabloids.

There isn’t any solid proof that leads toward his married lifestyle and children

Hasheem Thabeet: Biography in Details

Who is Hasheem Thabeet?

Hasheem Thabeet is a Tanzanian well-known professional basketball player.

He has won awards like 2 times NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2008, 2009) and Big East co-Player of the Year (2009).

Who are the parents of Hasheem Thabeet?

Hasheem was born on 16 February 1987 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

He is of African ethnicity and has a Tanzanian nationality.

He is the son of Rukia Manka (mother) and Thabit Mankan (father).

His birth name is Hashim Thabit Manka.

He was raised along with his sister Sham and a brother Akbar.


Thabeet studied at Cypress Christian School in Houston Texas and attended the University of Connecticut. He began playing basketball at the age of 15.

Hasheem Thabeet: Professional Life, Career

Hasheem Thabeet started playing basketball in 2009.

He started playing basketball professionally after being selected by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2009 NBA draft.

He became the first Tanzanian-born who played in the history of the NBA.

During his rookie season, he was assigned multiple times to the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League.

On 24 February 2011, he was traded to the Houston Rockets and was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of NBA Development League on 21 March 2011.

He was recalled by the Rockets on 11 April 2011.

On 15 March 2012, he was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers but he was soon released from the team making him a free agent.

On 11 July 2012, He signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Hasheem Thabeet
Caption: Hasheem Thabeet pose (Source: The Undefeated)

On 26 November 2012, Thabeet set a career-high double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a winning match against Charlotte Bobcats.

On 26 August 2014, he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers but he was soon released from the team on 1 September 2014.

Further, on 25 September 2014, he signed with the Detroit Pistons however, he was released by the team on 20 October 2014.

He was acquired by the Grand Rapids Drive of the Pistons D-League on 1 November 2014 and he joined NBA D-League Select Team for the 2015 NBA Summer League in July 2015.

In 2017, he joined Mighty Sports and on 29 September 2017, Thabeet signed with the Yokohama B-Corsairs.

Salary, Net Worth

There is no information about his salary and he has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Unlike other players, he has neither been in any rumor but he suffered a controversy by joining his Philippine stint as a step closer to his NBA return.

Height, Weight and Body Stats

Hasheem Thabeet has a height of 7 feet 3 inches. He weighs 119kg.

He has black hair and black eyes.

Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurements.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Hasheem Thabeet is currently active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 273k followers on Facebook, 122k followers on Instagram, and 260.4k followers on Twitter.


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