Davon Jefferson

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Davon Jefferson
No. 41 – Changwon LG Sakers
Position Small forward
League Korean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1986-11-03) November 3, 1986 (age 27)
Lynwood, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Lynwood (Lynwood, California)
College USC (2007–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2010 Maccabi Haifa
2010–2011 ASVEL
2011–2012 Triumph Lyubertsy
2012 Guangzhou Whampoa
2012–2013 Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
2013–present Changwon LG Sakers
Career highlights and awards

Davon Jefferson (born November 3, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Changwon LG Sakers of the Korean Basketball League.

High school[edit]

Jefferson prepped at Lynwood High School[1] and went to a fifth year prep school at The Patterson School in Patterson, North Carolina. Rivals.com listed Jefferson as a five-star recruit, the 15th rated prospect of the entire 2006 class and as the No. 2 player out of California, behind Brook Lopez.

College[edit]

He played collegiately with the University of Southern California (USC). Jefferson was all Pac-10 honorable mention and first team all-freshman. [2] He went undrafted in the 2008 NBA Draft.

Pro career[edit]

Jefferson entered the 2008 NBA Draft and hired an agent, thereby ending his college eligibility. However, Jefferson was not drafted. After being undrafted Davon signed his 1st professional contract with Maccabi Haifa B.C. in Ligat Winner in Israel, by signing this contract in the Romema Arena became Davon the "Big Man" of the team.[3] The 2010-11 season he spent playing in Lyon, France for ASVEL. In July 2011 he signed a one-year contract with BC Triumph Lyubertsy in Russia.[4] He was named PBL MVP.[5] In November 2012 he signed a one-year contract with BC Enisey in Russia.[6]

For the 2013-14 season he signed with Changwon LG Sakers of South Korea. In June 2014, he re-signed with them for one more season.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davon Jefferson". The Official Site of USC Trojan Athletics. Retrieved November 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ "All-Pac-10 Team". Pac-10. 2008-03-10. Retrieved 2008-04-29. [dead link]
  3. ^ "USC's Jefferson to declare". Fox. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  4. ^ BC Triumph announces Davon Jefferson
  5. ^ Jefferson - PBL MVP
  6. ^ BC Enisey announces Davon Jefferson
  7. ^ Davon Jefferson will return to LG Electronics next season

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