Ebi Ere was born on 2 August, 1981. He is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for SLUC Nancy Basket. Ere attended McLain High School and played two seasons of junior college basketball for Barton Community College. He then played two seasons of Division-I College basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners between 2001 and 2003.
Ebi spent his rookie season in Australia playing for the Sydney Kings during the 2003–04 NBL season. He helped the Kings win their second straight championship playing alongside the likes of . Bruton C. J. and Nielsen Matthew .
His signings are listed bellow. In July 2009, Ere signed a one-year deal with Pepsi Caserta of the Lega Basket Serie A. He led his team to the semi-finals and averaged 15.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in 38 games. On August 14, 2011, Ebi signed with Obradoiro CAB of Spain for the 2011–12 season. His numbers dropped while playing for Obradoiro, averaging a career-low 8.1 points per game in the very competitive Liga ACB
Looking into his career towards National features, we have Ebi been among those that played in the Nigerian National team during the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan. He scored a total of 67 points (average of 11.2ppg in six games), which was third behind Gabe Muoneke and Ime Udoka.