|Date of birth: May 1, 1971|
|Place of birth: Nkwere, Nigeria|
|Height: 6 ft 8 in||Weight: 255 lbs|
|NBA Draft: Undrafted|
|Debut: 1993 for the Cáceres CB|
|Career highlights and awards|
| 1996 Russian League champion|
2001 French Crown winner
2 PBA Commissioner's cups
|Julius Nwosu at NBA.com|
Obinna Julius Nwosu, otherwise referred to as Julius Nwosu (born May 1, 1971, in Nkwere, Nigeria), is a retired Nigerian professional basketball player. He played briefly for the American National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs during the 1994-95 NBA season. He also had a career in the Philippine Basketball Association.
Nwosu attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S. Nwosu has played in 14 different countries during his 14-year career.
He won the Russian league title in 1996 with CSKA Moscow, and the French league crown in 2001 with Pau-Orthez. Nwosu led the Red Bull Thunder to the PBA Commissioner's Cup title in 2002. In 2005, he started with Asesoft Ploiesti in Romania (averaging 12.8 points and 9.8 rebounds in FIBA Europe Cup), before signing with Syrian club Al Jalaa Aleppo in February 2006.
He was part of the [[Nigerian national basketball team|Nigerian national team] that played in the 1998 FIBA World Championship]. But due to bad medication bought at a market in Lagos, he was suspended for doping and could not finish the tournament.
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