Obie Trotter (188 cm, Alabama A&M’06) has received a one-year contract to play for Russia’s Triumph Lyubertsy this 2013-14 season. The Alabama native has dual American and Hungarian citizenship. This allowed him to be a member of the Hungarian National Team in 2011 and 2012.
Trotter played for BC Nhizhny Novgorod from Russia’s PBL in 2012-13. He logged 20 games for Novgorod in the VTB United League and averaged 9.0 ppg and 4.0 apg, helping his team get as far as the quarterfinals in the that league. He also played 15 games in the Russian PBL and there he averaged 10.3 ppg and 2.6 apg.