Maxiell warming up before a game.
|No. 54 – Orlando Magic|
February 18, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
|Listed weight||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school||Newman Smith (Carrollton, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|Pro playing career||2005–present|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Maxiell attended Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas. During his career at the University of Cincinnati, where he was coached by Bob Huggins, Jason earned All-Conference USA second team honors. He led Conference USA in blocked shots (2.8 bpg) and ranked 18th in the nation. His 91 blocks are the second-highest University of Cincinnati single-season total. He averaged 17.3 points in three postseason games and shot .607 from the field.
Maxiell finished 11th on Cincinnati's career scoring list with 1,566 points (13th in Conference USA history) and second on the Cincinnati career chart for blocked shots with 252 (4th in Conference USA). He played 129 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Bearcats' history, and started the last 77 contests.
Maxiell was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 26th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. On July 5, 2005, he signed a multi-year deal with the Pistons. On October 31, 2008, he signed a rookie scale contract extension with the Pistons.
- Minutes: 44 vs. Golden State Warriors, November 14, 2007
- Points: 28 vs. Washington Wizards, April 11, 2008
- Rebounds: 16 vs. Houston Rockets, March 7, 2010
- Blocks: 6 (three times)
NBA career statistics
|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|