TrayVonn Wright a North Dakota State University graduate helped his side to one of the most successful seasons in there history averaging over 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks per game in his senior year.
Originally from Waterloo, Iowa, TrayVonn was named second team in the All-Summit League in 2013/14 on route to the NCAA Tournament. The side caused an upset when they beat Oklahoma in the first round before being knocked out by San Diego State.
Wright started the 2014-15 season with WBC Raiffeisen Wels in the top Austrian league, but after a short spell returned to America’s NBADL with Iowa Energy before joining the Riders for the remainder of the season. Wright Averaged 13 points, 7 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game across his first 2 seasons with the club.
Riders Picked up Wright for his second stint with the club early in November last season, after he was unexpectedly released by the Rethymno Cretan Kings of the top flight in Greece, and after Riders were knocked out of the BBL Cup. The signing coincided with a run of victories for the Riders on their way to the treble.
Considered one of the most athletic and spectacular players ever to play in the BBL, Wright also had a successful 2 year spell with Riders from 2014 to 2016, which was highlighted by a series of spectacular dunks that made him a fan favourite up and down the country. For Riders, in the 2015/16 season, Wright averaged 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks a game, as well as being named twice in the BBL All Defensive Team.
The 25 years old Wright is a graduate of North Dakota State University and played in Sweden for Boras Basket in their top league in 2016/17, and was one of the top shot blockers in the league. He also averaged 12 points and 5 rebounds a game.
Last season Wright came off the bench for the Riders and averaged 11 points, 5 rebounds and 1 block a game, while shooting an impressive 58% from the floor. He was also voted MVP of the BBL Playoff Final at The O2.