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Sammy Mejia
Position Shooting guard
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
League Pro A
Team Cholet Basket
Born February 7, 1983 (1983-02-07) (age 26)
The Bronx, New York
Nationality Dominican /American
High school Theodore Roosevelt
College DePaul
Draft 2nd round, 57th overall, 2007
Detroit Pistons
Pro career 2007–present
Former teams Fort Wayne Mad Ants (2007–08)
Pierrel Capo d'Orlando (2008)
AEL 1964 GS (2008–2009)

Sammy Jose Mejia (born February 7, 1983 in the Bronx, New York) is a Dominican American professional basketball player who currently plays for Cholet Basket who played college basketball at DePaul University.


Amateur career

Mejia attended Theodore Roosevelt High School in the Bronx. He was there from 1997–2000 and led the Rough Riders basketball team to the PSAL's "B" division championship in 2000.

Mejia left there to attend The Storm King School, Cornwall on Hudson, NY, from which he graduated. He was coached there by Kevin Houston who led the nation in scoring (1986-87).

Pro career

Mejia was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 2007 NBA Draft with the 57th overall pick. The Pistons waived Mejia on October 29, 2007. Mejia played with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.

According to Greek website, Mejia signed with the Greek League club AEL 1964 GS for the 2008-09 season,[1] where he averaged 14.3 points and 3.4 rebounds in 20 Greek League games.[2] After one Season with the Greek team, Mejia moved to France and signed for Cholet Basket.[2]


  1. ^ AEL is aiming for Sammy Mejia
  2. ^ a b CHOLET BASKET signs Mejia, Eitutavicius

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