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Jason Sasser

 

Jason Sasser

Jason Sasser
Small forward
Personal information
Born (1974-01-03) January 3, 1974
Denton, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Justin F. Kimball (Dallas, Texas)
College Texas Tech (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Pro career 1996–2009
Career history
1996–1997 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1997 San Antonio Spurs
1997 Dallas Mavericks
1997–1999 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1999 Vancouver Grizzlies
1999–2000 New Mexico Slam
2000–2001 Kansas City Knights
2001 Pop Cola Panthers
2001–2002 Casademont Girona
2002 Gary Steelheads
2003–2004 TSK/GHP Bamberg
2004–2005 Overense Aerosoles Ovar
2007–2008 Yakama Sun Kings
2008 Al Arabi
2008–2009 Pusan KTF Magic Wings
Career highlights and awards

Jason Jermane Sasser (born January 3, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player. He was a 6'7" (201 cm) 225 lb (102 kg) small forward who graduated Justin F. Kimball High School in Dallas, Texas, and played collegiately for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He played in the NBA from 1997 to 1999.

He played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[1]

Sasser was selected with the 12th pick of the second round in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. He played for three different teams in parts of two NBA seasons, and played in the CBA for the Gary Steelheads and Yakama Sun Kings and overseas in Spain, Germany, Portugal, Kuwait, the Philippines, and South Korea.[2][3]

His younger brother, Jeryl, also played in the NBA.[4]

References

  1. ^ 1998 USA Basketball
  2. ^ EUROBASKET - Jason Sasser Basketball Player Profile, career, stats, biography
  3. ^ MAVERICKS: Mavs Sign Jason Sasser
  4. ^ NBA.com player profile: Jeryl Sasser

External links

  • NBA.com player profile: Jason Sasser
  • Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
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