Hamed Haddadi

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Hamed E. Haddadi (Persian: حامد حدادی‎, Persian pronunciation: [hɑmɛd ɛ hæddɑdi], born May 19, 1985) is an Iranian professional basketball player for Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He plays 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 386,554 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Hamed Haddadi is the 565th most popular basketball player (down from 377th in 2019), the 386th most popular biography from Iran (down from 321st in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Basketball Player.

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  • 22

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  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

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Among basketball players, Hamed Haddadi ranks 565 out of 1,264Before him are Rudy Gay, Ernie Grunfeld, Boštjan Nachbar, Ronny Turiaf, Terry Porter, and Rashard Lewis. After him are Facundo Campazzo, Tornike Shengelia, Tomáš Satoranský, Nemanja Bjelica, Andrew Wiggins, and Gustavo Ayón.

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Among people born in 1985, Hamed Haddadi ranks 456Before him are Aml Ameen, José Pedro Fuenzalida, Christoph Leitgeb, Marvin Compper, Víctor Cáceres, and Sonny Bill Williams. After him are Gustavo Ayón, Krisztián Vadócz, Brimin Kipruto, Javier Garrido, Diego Souza, and Kim Chang-soo.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Hamed Haddadi ranks 386 out of 463Before him are Valerie Jarrett (1956), Taraneh Alidoosti (1984), Ramin Karimloo (1978), Tooji (1987), Alireza Beiranvand (1992), and Reyhaneh Jabbari (1988). After him are Hadi Saei (1976), Taraneh Javanbakht (1974), Saeid Marouf (1985), Jalal Hosseini (1982), Mohammad Khakpour (1969), and Ehsan Hajsafi (1990).

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Among basketball players born in Iran, Hamed Haddadi ranks 1