Isaac Fotu

Club: Utsunomiya Brex

DOB: 18 December 1993

Height: 203cm

Position: Forward

Number: 42

Tall Blacks Debut: 2011

Appearances: 65

Junior Association: North Harbour

High School: Rangitoto College

Fotu has played at both the 2014 and 2019 FIBA World Cups.

Averaged 9.5 points and 4.5 rebounds at the 2014 World Cup in Spain and 18.4 points and 6.0 rebounds at the 2019 World Cup in China where he was the Tall Blacks leading rebounder and second highest scorer.

Spent three years at the University of Hawaii before turning professional and heading to Spain to play with La Bruixa d’Or Manresa.

Fotu played another two seasons in Spain at Zaragoza before signing with German club Ratiopharm Ulm for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons seasons.

Has signed to play the 2019-20 season in Italy with Treviso.

Won a FIBA Under-18 3×3 World Championship medal in Italy in 2011 alongside fellow Tall Blacks Reuben Te Rangi and Tai Webster.

Photo: Masanori Udagawa