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Jeryl Sasser

Jeryl Sasser
Personal information
Born (1979-02-13) February 13, 1979
Dallas, Texas
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Kimball (Dallas, Texas)
College SMU (1997–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Pro career 2001–2009
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
Number 5
Career history
20012003 Orlando Magic
2003–2004 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2005 Yakama Sun Kings
2005–2006 Bnei HaSharon
2007–2009 Al Arabi
Career highlights and awards
  • WAC Player of the Year (1999)
  • WAC Freshman of the Year (1998)
  • 2× First-team All-WAC (1999–2000)
  • 2× Second-team All-WAC (1998, 2001)

Jeryl Henry Braxton Sasser (born February 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player whose last team was Al Arabi in Kuwait.[1]

Born in Dallas, Texas, Sasser graduated from Justin F. Kimball High School and played college basketball at Southern Methodist University. He was selected by the Orlando Magic as the 22nd pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. In two seasons for the Magic (his only in the NBA) he averaged 2.5 points per game.

He also played with the Yakama Sun Kings of the Continental Basketball Association, and with French Pro A team Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. In November 2005, Sasser signed for Bnei HaSharon in Israel replacing injured Cookie Belcher,[2] but he was released after two games. From 2007 to 2009, he played for Al Arabi in Kuwait, and was a Kuwait League Champion in 2008.[1]

Jeryl Sasser is the younger brother of former NBA player Jason Sasser.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Jerryl Sasser bio
  2. ^ a b Sasser to Replace Belcher

External links

  • Player bio - NBA.com
  • College & NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
  • Player Profile - HoopsHype.com
  • Player Profile - Safsal.co.il
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