IP Sports Academy IP Motorsports Tennis Website Soccer Website | Associated with: PR Partners
Abif Kazembe

Player Profile

BirthDate 1992/11/18
Height 6.8''
Country USA
Available YES
College Drexel
Passport Import Players
Role Power Forward
Role Center
Abif Kazembe
Abif Kazembe

Abif Kazembe

Profile

Abif is a tough, physical yet skilled forward who looks to punish opponents...He has a naturally very strong build which allows him to outmuscle others...He can score from all 3 levels on offense as he displays an impressive inside-outside game...Has soft touch and excellent footwork in the post...Does a great job of drawing fouls as well...Able to stretch the floor with his smooth left- handed jump shot...Can consistently knock down mid-range jump shots, including fade aways...Comfortably hits 3PT attempts when given space...An excellent screen setter who shows ideal footwork on his rolls and looks to dunk on opponents with momentum...As the roll option and pop option after screens, he's a dual threat and difficult to mark...Looks to get out in transition and beat other bigs down the court...He boxes out consistently on rebound attempts and looks to takes his man out of the rebounding battle...Uses his strength and long arms to box out and grab rebounds...Does a great job hedging on the PnR and shuffling his feet...He's very tough defensively in the low post...Battles with his man and denies entry passes...Overall, he's a strong, tough, and athletic forward who has an impressive all-around skillset...He plays with energy and passion, and has a very positive personality...All he cares about is winning and doing whatever necessary to help the team.


2010-2011: Lawrenceville, NJ / Lawrenceville Prep School
2011-2012: Drexel University (NCAA): 19 games: 1.6ppg, 1.2rpg
2012-2013: Drexel University (NCAA): 27 games: 4.4ppg, 3.4rpg
2013-2014: Drexel University (NCAA): 16 games: 7.2ppg, 6.6rpg, FGP: 46.8%, 3PT: 50%, FT: 75.0%
2014-2015: Drexel University (NCAA): DNP
2015-2016: Drexel University (NCAA, starting five): 31 games: 9.3ppg, 7.0rpg, FGP: 48.0%, 3PT: 11.1%, FT: 62.1%
2016: Team Rio de Janeiro (Eurobasket Summer League in Portsmouth, starting five): 2 games: 12.5ppg, 4.5rpg, 0.5apg, 1.0spg, 0.5bpg
2016-2017: SC Rasta Vechta (Germany-BBL, starting five): 3 games: 2.3ppg, played also at SC RASTA Vechta 2nd team (Germany-Regionalliga, starting five): 18 games: Score-5(22.4ppg), 9.1rpg, 1.8apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 60.2%, 3PT: 31.5%, FT: 73.8%
2017-2018: Team FOG Naestved (Denmark-Ligaen, starting five): 30 games: 16.6ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 56.3%, 3PT: 31.0%, FT: 66.7%
2018-2019: Karhu Kauhajoki (Finland-Korisliiga, starting five): Basketball Champions League: 6 games: 14.2ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.7apg, 2FGP: 58.7%, 3FGP: 40.0%, FT: 67.6%; Finnish Korisliiga: 2 games: 10.5ppg, 2.0rpg, in Mar.`19 moved to Saint John Riptide (Canada-NBL Canada): 6 games: 0.8ppg
2019-2020: Helsinki Seagulls (Finland-Korisliiga): 36 games: 9.2ppg, 4.4rpg, FGP: 54.6%, 3PT: 41.7%, FT: 70.8%
2020-2021: In Mar.`21 signed at U.M.F. Grindavik (Iceland-Dominos League, starting five): 17 games: 13.8ppg, 7.4rpg, 2.0apg, FGP: 55.0%, 3PT: 25.9%, FT: 74.6%:

Awards/Achievements

CAA Regular Season Champion -12
CAA Tournament Finalist -12
NIT Elite Eight -12
Eurobasket.com All-Regionalliga North 1st Team -17
Danish BasketLigaen -18 (Player of the Week Rd.18)
Eurobasket.com All-Danish Ligaen Honorable Mention -18
Danish League Semifinals -18
Basketball Champions League -19 (Player of the Week Rd.2)
Finnish Cup Winner -20
Finnish League Regular Season Runner-Up -20
Eurobasket.com All-Icelandic League Honorable Mention -21

Highlights



Games


Grindavik - Stjarnan 101-89 Date: May 18, 2021

Abif Kazembe #32 yellow
Minutes:
29
Points: 18 2FG: 5-9 (55.6%) 3FG: 1-3 (33.3%) Free Throws: 5-6 (83.3%) Rebounds: Assists: Ranking: 26.0

BOXSCORE



Grindavik - IR 79-76 Date: April 29, 2021

Abif Kazembe #32 yellow
Minutes:
34
Points: 19 2FG: 6-7 (85.7%) 3FG: 2-3 (66.7%) Free Throws: 1-2 (50%) Rebounds: 15 Steals: Ranking: 30.0

BOXSCORE