Hasheem Thabeet – 7’3″ 263 lbs
Although this 1987 born Hasheem Thabeet has been playing basketball since he was 15 at his homeland in Dar es Salaam yet it was only when he was in college that he really started showing professional interest in the sport on joining the Connecticut Huskies. He was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in 2009. Recently, the 33 year old Tanzanian basketball player came back to basketball after spending an entire year with Yokohama B-Corsairs in the Japanese B. League.