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Christian Drejer - SG/SF, 6'9, 210
Retired - Retired again in 2010
       Date of birth: 12/08/1982
       Country: Denmark
     Drafted (NBA): 51st pick, 2004
     Out of: Barcelona (Spain)
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The NBA Prospects Of The Unsigned NBA Draft Picks
2011-04-02

Christian Drejer (51st pick, 2004)

Drejer retired due to chronic foot injuries three years ago. Apparently he has had as many as twelve ankle surgeries in his time. If you can speak Danish, here is Drejer himself talking about that retirement, before breaking out into a spontaneous Glen Quagmire impression at the 37 second mark.



It was announced last year that Drejer was attempting a comeback with Danish team SISU, with whom he had began his career. However, he never played for them. He supposedly has gone to university, although this is not substantiated. Regardless of what the specifics of he's doing, however, it isn't professional basketball.

Chances of making the NBA expressed as an arbitrary percentage: 0%

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 18
2010-01-29

- Christian Drejer

Former Nets draft pick Drejer signed a 3 year deal with Lottomatica Roma in August 2007, but played only 6 games with the team before retiring due to chronic ankle problems. He was aged only 25 and has been out of the game since. Earlier this month, Drejer started a comeback when he rejoined SISU, the team he played for before he went to Florida. However, Drejer announced this comeback in the same week that SISU announced that they were perilously close to bankrupcy and stated letting players leave. So it's too early to say if it's been a success.

Drejer's wife is called Nadia. Here they are going at it.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Christian Drejer - Drejer retired five years ago, unable to get over the foot troubles that plagued his entire career, and a rumoured comeback in 2010 never saw him take the court in any meaningful game. He studied economics at Copenhagen Business School for two years, and is now a director for a commercial interiors company, of which his wife is chairman.

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