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Sam Jacobson

Sam Jacobson
Personal information
Born (1975-07-22) July 22, 1975
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Park (Cottage Grove, Minnesota)
College Minnesota (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Pro career 1998–2007
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 7, 6
Career history
19981999 Los Angeles Lakers
2000 Golden State Warriors
2000 Olympiacos (Greece)
2000–2001 Minnesota Timberwolves
2006–2007 Andrea Costa Imola (Italy)
2007 Cholet Basket (France)
Career statistics
Points 283 (4.2 ppg)
Rebounds 80 (1.2 rpg)
Assists 36 (0.5 apg)
Stats at

Samuel Ryan Jacobson (born July 22, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. He played professionally for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, and Minnesota Timberwolves.


  • Early life 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Jacobson was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota and played for Park High School in Cottage Grove.[1] He was named Minnesota Mr. Basketball in his senior year.

College career

He attended the University of Minnesota, for whom he helped lead the Golden Gophers to the 1997 NCAA Final Four as a junior and a National Invitation Tournament title as a senior.[2]

Professional career

Jacobson was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round with the 26th pick of the 1998 NBA Draft.[3] In 2006–2007, Jacobson played in Andrea Costa Imola Basket, Italy (LegaDue). He was waived on December 2006.


  1. ^ "Sam Jacobson". CNN Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sam Jacobson bio".  
  3. ^ "1998 NBA Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 19, 2010. 

External links

  • NBA Stats
  • Profile @

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