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Michael Ojo

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Birth Place
Lagos, Nigeria

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Height
7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)

Weight
310 lb (141 kg)

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Michael Olalekan Ojo (January 5, 1993 – August 7, 2020) was a Nigerian-American professional basketball player. At 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall and 310 pounds (140 kg), he was one of the tallest and heaviest players ever to play in Serbia and Europe. After competing in college basketball for Florida State, he played professionally for three seasons with Serbian clubs FMP and Crvena zvezda. He died of heart attack at age of 27.

Personal life
Ojo wore a shoe size 21 (US sizing systems). Nike invested in a US$15,000 machine to create a shoe to properly fit Ojo.

Death
On August 7, 2020, he unexpectedly died from a heart attack during training in Belgrade, Serbia, at only the age of 27. He was conducting an individual training session at the Partizan Stadium when he collapsed.


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2018-2019

_Deceased Basketball

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2012-2017

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2018-2020

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