Alex Karaban is an American College basketball player. Currently, he is playing for the University of Connecticut’s men’s basketball team UConn Huskies. Within a short period, he became an integral part of the team. Alex has delivered most of the time the final beating buzzers, but still, he isn’t considered into the top 100 prospects for the NBA Drafts 2024. But, he said ranking doesn’t matter to me and he just likes to focus more on his game rather.
Alex Karaban was born on November 11, 2002, in Southborough, Massachusetts. His father is Alexei Karaban while his mother is Olga Karaban. He has two siblings, one younger brother Andrew and a younger sister Ana. Initially, he attended Algonquin Regional High, Northborough. Then he transferred to New Hampton school and spent two years there and after that, he spent one semester at IMG Academy.
His first love was swimming following his mother’s passion. Alex even competed for the Wayside Waves. But he got inspired by his father, who has played basketball competitively and chose basketball as his main sport.
Alex Karaban Career
Alex Karaban started playing basketball in high school. He was an outstanding player. His determination and skills led him to become one of the best players in his school. He was named Gatorade New Hampshire Player of the year for 2020-21. His average score was 25.8 points, 2.9 assists, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks. When he was in New Hampton he led the basketball team to the New England Prep School Athletic Council Class AAA tournament under coach Andrew Gale. He was named MVP of the championship game.
Alex has also played under coach Todd Quarles. He has played for Expressions Elite on the AAU circuit. Due to his impressive performance, he was named under Consensus’s top 50 recruit. After graduating from IMG Alex joined UConn for the second semester of 2021-22. He enrolled as a redshirt and quickly became an important part of the team. Alex played several games in the second semester with the team.
In the 2022-23 season, he began as a redshirt freshman. Alex still has four seasons to play for the Huskies. He is an amazing outside shooter and led his team to win sweet 16 over nationally ranked Arkansas and Elite Eight against Gonzaga. He plans of playing professional basketball with NBA. With the combined team efforts of Adama Sanogo, Tristen Newton, Jordan Hawkins, and Alex Karaban, Huskies will try to win the national championship tonight against SDSU.
Alex Karaban Biography
|Real Name||Alex Karaban|
|Birth Date||November 11, 2002|
|Age (as of 2023)||20 Years|
|Birth Place||Southborough, Massachusetts, United States|
|College||University of Connecticut|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 8” – in Centimeters – 203 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 95 kg – in Pounds – 210 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Who is his girlfriend?||–|
Alex has not shared much about his personal life. It’s not clear whether he’s dating someone or not. The player is focused on his game and is working hard.
Alex Karaban Net worth
His main source of income is basketball tournaments. The player has just started his college basketball career. He has a lot of potentials. His estimated net worth is $300-400K.
- Alex has volunteered as a youth basketball coach several times.
- Alex got inspired by Roxbury’s Shabazz Napier.
- Alex is also a great swimmer.