Hamed Haddadi

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Hamed Ehdadi Haddadi (Persian: حامد حدادی, Persian pronunciation: [hɑmɛd ɛ hæddɑdi], born May 19, 1985) is an Iranian professional basketball player. He played at the center position and is 7'2" (2.18 meters) tall and weighs 254 lbs (115 kilograms). Haddadi was the first Iranian to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) when he debuted with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hamed Haddadi has received more than 642,367 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Hamed Haddadi is the 333rd most popular basketball player (up from 506th in 2019), the 453rd most popular biography from Iran (down from 430th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Basketball Player.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among basketball players, Hamed Haddadi ranks 333 out of 1,757Before him are Mitch Richmond, Adrian Dantley, Margo Dydek, Dan Issel, Emir Mutapčić, and Paul George. After him are Marcin Gortat, Mel Daniels, Valeri Tikhonenko, Don Barksdale, Mike James, and Joe Arlauckas.

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Among people born in 1985, Hamed Haddadi ranks 215Before him are Crystal Reed, Karla Souza, Antonio Nocerino, Hikari Mitsushima, Shindong, and Sebastian Larsson. After him are Arielle Kebbel, Deborah Ann Woll, Kangin, Nicolas Lombaerts, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Tom Hopper.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Hamed Haddadi ranks 453 out of 631Before him are Quli Qutb Shah (1470), Kayhan Kalhor (1963), Parviz Davoodi (1952), Ali Mirzaei (1929), Rakhshān Banietemad (1954), and Iraj Danaeifard (1951). After him are Ali Divandari (1957), Jasmin Tabatabai (1967), Karim Ansarifard (1990), Zar Amir Ebrahimi (1981), Vahid Hashemian (1976), and Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (1966).

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Among basketball players born in Iran, Hamed Haddadi ranks 1