Jarron Collins

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Jarron Collins
Jarron Collins PHX.jpg
Collins with the Suns
Golden State Warriors
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1978-12-02) December 2, 1978 (age 36)
Northridge, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school Harvard-Westlake School
(Los Angeles, California)
College Stanford (1997–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52nd overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Pro career 2001–2011
Position Center
Number 31, 20
Career history
As player:
20012009 Utah Jazz
2009–2010 Phoenix Suns
2011 Los Angeles Clippers
2011 Portland Trail Blazers
As coach:
2014–present Golden State Warriors (assistant)
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,095 (3.9 ppg)
Rebounds 1,579 (2.9 rpg)
Blocks 98 (0.2 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jarron Collins (born December 2, 1978) is an American professional basketball coach and a retired player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He currently works as a player development coach for the Golden State Warriors.[1]

High school career[edit]

Jarron Collins was born in Northridge, California.[2] He and his twin brother Jason, who also became an NBA player, graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, California. Also on the team was actor Jason Segel, who starred in a slam dunk contest after Collins deferred to allow his teammate to participate.[3]

Collins shot 72 percent from the floor and averaged 13.8 points and 9.2 rebounds during his senior year in high school.[4]

College career[edit]

Collins attended Stanford University, where he was a two-time All American and finished his Stanford career in the top ten all time in four career categories: rebounds, blocked shots, field-goal percentage and games played.[5]

He was also recruited by UCLA, where he, his brother, and Earl Watson were the guests at the recruiting dinner that led to the firing of Jim Harrick at UCLA.[6]

NBA career[edit]

Collins was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round of the 2001 NBA Draft and played eight seasons with the Jazz until becoming a free agent following the 2009 season.[7]

Collins spent the 2009 NBA preseason with the Portland Trail Blazers. He was waived by Portland, but then claimed off waivers by the Phoenix Suns.[8]

Collins later joined the Los Angeles Clippers, signing a 10-day contract on January 7, 2011. He renewed his tenure, later signing another 10-day contract on January 17, 2011. On March 1, 2011, he signed a 10-day contract with the Portland Trail Blazers,[9] and was released after finishing a second ten-day contract. He retired from basketball after the season.[10]


Post-playing career[edit]

In 2013, he was working for the Los Angeles Clippers as a scout.[11]

He later worked as a college basketball analyst for Pac-12 Networks.[12]

On July 3, 2014, Jarron joined Steve Kerr's staff as a player development coach for the Golden State Warriors.[1]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 Utah 70 68 20.6 .461 .000 .740 4.2 .8 .4 .3 6.4
2002–03 Utah 22 7 19.1 .442 .000 .710 2.7 .6 .2 .3 5.5
2003–04 Utah 81 31 21.4 .498 .000 .718 3.9 1.0 .3 .2 6.0
2004–05 Utah 50 38 19.2 .414 .000 .697 3.3 1.2 .2 .1 4.3
2005–06 Utah 79 41 21.9 .461 .000 .717 4.2 1.2 .5 .3 5.3
2006–07 Utah 82 9 11.1 .441 .000 .651 2.1 .7 .2 .1 2.5
2007–08 Utah 70 9 10.0 .439 .000 .622 1.7 .5 .1 .1 1.7
2008–09 Utah 26 3 7.7 .457 .000 .727 1.4 .3 .1 .0 1.5
2009–10 Phoenix 34 10 7.7 .387 .000 .400 1.8 .2 .1 .1 1.0
2010–11 L.A. Clippers 23 0 6.8 .333 .000 .700 .7 .0 .2 .0 .7
2010–11 Portland 5 0 4.8 .167 .000 .000 1.4 .2 .0 .0 .4
Career 542 216 15.8 .455 .000 .699 2.9 .8 .3 .2 3.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002 Utah 4 4 11.8 .556 .000 1.000 1.8 .0 .0 .0 5.5
2007 Utah 13 0 8.5 .333 .000 .529 1.5 .4 .3 .0 1.2
2008 Utah 5 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 1.2 .2 .2 .2 .0
2009 Utah 3 3 11.7 .200 .000 .750 3.3 .3 .3 .0 2.7
2010 Phoenix 11 10 10.5 .333 .000 1.000 1.5 .0 .1 .1 1.1
Career 35 17 9.3 .380 .000 .655 1.7 .2 .2 .1 1.6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Warriors Announce Steve Kerr's Coaching Staff". Golden State Warriors. 3 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jarron Collins". ESPN. Retrieved December 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ Kowalick, Vince (March 2, 1996). "Twin-Engine Props". Los Angeles Times. 
  4. ^ "Jarron Collins". Stanford University. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  5. ^ "Stanford Men's Basketball Media Guide". Stanford University. 2009. 
  6. ^ Saxon, Lisa (March 1, 2001). "The meal heard 'round the Pac-10". Press-Enterprise. 
  7. ^ Siler, Ross (September 23, 2009). "Collins gone; Harpring too?". Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  8. ^ "Suns get rights to Jarron Collins". InsideHoops.com. October 26, 2009. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Trail Blazers sign Jarron Collins to add depth at center". OregonLive.com. March 1, 2011. Retrieved March 1, 2011. 
  10. ^ Golliver, Ben (April 29, 2013). "Jason Collins reveals that he is gay". SI.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2013. 
  11. ^ Jason Collins, openly gay and still unsigned, waits and wonders
  12. ^ Pierce, Scott (October 11, 2013). "Ex-Jazzman Jarron Collins joins Pac-12 Networks". Salt Lake Tribune. 

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