Mouhammadou Jaiteh

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Mam Jaiteh

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EuroBasket 2015 Quarter Finals
Player information
Full name Mouhammadou Einstein Jaiteh
Birthday 27. November 1994
Birthplace Pantin, France
Size 208 cm
Weight 113 kg
Position Power Forward / Center
NBA Draft not selected (2015)
Association information
Association RussiaRussland Avtodor Saratov
Active clubs
2010-2012 FranceFrankreich INSEP
2012-2013 FranceFrankreich Stade Olympique Maritime Boulonnais
2013-2016 FranceFrankreich JSF Nanterre
2016-2017 FranceFrankreich SIG Strasbourg
2017-2018 FranceFrankreich Limoges CSP
2018-2019 ItalyItalien Fiat Torino
2019-0000 RussiaRussland Awtodor Saratov
National team
Since 2015 00 FranceFrankreich France

Mouhammadou Einstein Jaiteh (born 27 November 1994 in Pantin), sometimes known as Mam Jaiteh, is a French basketball player who currently plays for Avtodor Saratov in Russia. The 208 cm tall and 113 kg man with Gambian and Senegalese roots plays either the position of power forward or center.



Jaiteh won the French Cup with JSF Nanterre in 2014. The following season, he won the 2014/15 EuroChallenge with his club, averaging 8.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. Jaiteh entered the 2015 NBA Draft but was not selected.

In the 2016/17 campaign, he was under contract with SIG Strasbourg, after which he moved on within the French league to Limoges CSP.[1] In November 2018, he left Limoges to accept an offer from Italian first division side Fiat Torino.[2] In the run-up to the 2019/20 season, he moved to Russia to join Avtodor Saratov.[3]

National team

In the summer of 2015, Jaiteh participated in the national team’s preparation for the 2015 European Championships. Although he was not initially included in the final squad, he moved up after Alexis Ajinca’s injury and was eventually used in three games, where he averaged 2.0 points, helping to win the bronze medal.


Jaiteh’s father emigrated from Senegal while his mother is from Gambia


In the club

  • French Cup Winner: 2014
  • Winner of the EuroChallenge 2014/15

With the national team

  • Bronze. Place at the European Basketball Championship 2015

Web links

Commons: Mouhammadou Jaiteh– Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. TEAM FRANCE BASKET.Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  2. RMC SPORT:Jeep Elite: ” Mam ” Jaiteh quitte le CSP Limoges pour Torino.Retrieved July 7, 2019 (French).