Which country does Zach Edey play for?

Last Modified May 16, 2024 16:21 GMT


Zach Edey in the Boilermakers' jersey
Zach Edey in the Boilermakers' jersey (Courtesy: Edey’s Instagram page)


Zach Edey last played for the Purdue Boilermakers in the collegiate league of Big Ten conference. In the 2023-24 college season, Edey averaged 25.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks per game. He shot 62.3% from the field and was named the Big Ten Player of the Year after his senior season in college.


Edey plays at the center position and is known for his impressive physical attributes which include his huge size, wingspan, and leaping abilities. At just 22 years of age, the center has attracted attention from many fans and media in recent seasons.


After his junior year in college, Edey initially declared for the 2023 NBA draft but later withdrew as the deadline came close. He opted to complete his college basketball career. Eventually, in April 2024, Edey declared for the 2024 NBA draft.


Zach Edey Team Canada


Zach Edey plays for the Canadian national team. Coach Jordi Fernandez has come up with a vibrant roster for the 2023 FIBA World Cup that includes both experienced veterans and a strong young core. Superstar guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will lead the team’s offense along with RJ Barrett. Additionally, forwards Zach Edey and Dillion Brooks will be the team’s key defensive players.


Zach Edey represented Team Canada at the 2021 U19 FIBA World Cup, which was held in Latvia. He won the bronze medal and averaged 15.1 points, tournament-high 14.1 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. In May 2022, Edey agreed to play for Canada’s senior team for three years.


FAQs

A. The Canadian player is listed at 7 feet 4 inches or 2.24 m tall and weighs around 306 lb or 140 kg. Additionally, he has a long 7 ‘10.5’’ wingspan. 

A. In his senior college season, Edey averaged 25.2 points and 12.2 rebounds per game for the Purdue Boilermakers.   

A. Edey withdrew from the 2023 NBA draft to complete his fourth year in college.  

A. Zach Edey is a Canadian national. His mother was a Chinese citizen who migrated to Canada, and his father is a Canadian citizen. 

A. Zach Edey is 22 years old. He was born on May 14, 2002.

A. Internationally, Zach Edey plays basketball for Canada.

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