Daniel Jackson (basketball)

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Daniel Alexander Jackson (born 26 April 1988 in Wollongong, New South Wales) is an Australian professional basketball player. He joined the Wollongong Hawks for the 2007/2008 season as a development player. Jackson is a 200 cm forward. He has played in 120 games for the Wollongong Hawks averaging 1.4 points per game.[1]

In his first season Jackson played 22 games averaging 2.8 points, 1.0 rebound and 0.5 assists per game. Jackson came to the Hawks after a season with the Canberra Gunners in the South East Australian Basketball League in 2007. In that year he represented Australia at the under 19 world championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. At that tournament the Australian Emus finished fifth with an 8-1 record. Jackson averaged 10.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.

In 2006 Jackson attended the Australian Institute of Sport as a scholarship holder. Jackson played junior basketball for the Illawarra Basketball Association in the NSW basketball association.


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