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Jerome Jordan

Jerome Jordan
Jordan in 2013
No. 23 –
Position Center
League Italian League
Personal information
Born (1986-09-29) September 29, 1986 (age 27)
Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school Jamaica College (Kingston, Jamaica)
Florida Air Academy (Melbourne, Florida)
College Tulsa (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Pro playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 KK Hemofarm (Serbia)
2011 BC Krka (Slovenia)
2011–2012 New York Knicks
2012Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2012–2013 Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2013 Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
2013 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters (Philippines)
2013–present Virtus Bologna (Italy)
Career highlights and awards

Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jerome Jordan (born September 29, 1986) is a Jamaican professional basketball player for Virtus Bologna of the Italian League.

College career

Jordan selected Tulsa over North Florida and Stetson, enrolling in the 2006–07 school year.[1]

In the 2007–08 season, Jordan finished second in Conference USA in rebounds and first in field goal percentage and blocked shots. Jordan's eight blocks against ECU tied a Conference USA Tournament record, set by Cincinnati's Kenyon Martin in the 1998 tournament. Also his 21 blocks in four Conference USA Tournament games set a new tournament record.[2] Jordan was rewarded with being named to the Conference USA All-Defense team.[3] Jordan led the Golden Hurricane to the 2008 CBI championship and was named the tournament MVP.[4][5]

In the 2008–09 season, Jordan finished 2nd in Conference USA in rebounds and 1st in field goal percentage and blocked shots. He was rewarded with being named 1st team all-conference [6] On April 10, 2009, Jordan announced that he would returning for his senior season at Tulsa citing that "I think I was ready (for the NBA draft), but still have things I need to work on to become better."[7] Jordan was named the preseason 2009–10 Conference USA Player of the Year.[8]

Jordan owns the Conference USA career blocks record.[1]

Professional career

Jordan was drafted 44th by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2010 NBA Draft.[9] He was traded to the New York Knicks on July 8, 2010 for cash considerations.[10] After playing in summer league with the Knicks, Jordan decided to play overseas to improve his game and signed with Serbian club KK Hemofarm for the 2010–11 season. New York retained his rights, which were purchased for a reported $500,000.[11] In July 2011 he signed a contract with BC Krka in Slovenia.[12] After the 2011 NBA lockout ended in December 2011, he joined the Knicks.[13]

On January 17, 2012, the Knicks assigned Jordan to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League.[14] On January 23, 2012, the Knicks recalled Jordan from the BayHawks.[15] He was re-assigned on March 2, 2012, recalled on March 8, 2012, and re-assigned once more on April 10, 2012.[16][17][18] He played his first career playoff game against the Miami Heat in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

On July 11, 2012, Jordan was traded to the Houston Rockets along with teammates Toney Douglas, Josh Harrellson and two future draft picks for Marcus Camby.[19] He was waived by the Rockets on July 18, 2012.[20]

On December 18, 2012, Jordan joined the Reno Bighorns of the D-League.[21]

On February 4, 2013, Jordan was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[22]

On February 25, 2013, Jordan was traded to the Los Angeles D-Fenders.[23] In April 2013, he joined the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippines.[24]

On September 16, 2013, he signed a one-year deal with Virtus Bologna.[25]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 New York 21 0 5.1 .515 .000 .800 1.3 .2 .0 .3 2.0
Career 21 0 5.1 .515 .000 .800 1.3 .2 .0 .3 2.0

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2012 New York 1 0 4.0 .500 .000 .000 2.0 .0 .0 .0 2.0
Career 1 0 4.0 .500 .000 .000 2.0 .0 .0 .0 2.0

References

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