Maxiell warming up before a game.
|No. 54 – Detroit Pistons|
February 18, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school||Newman Smith
|NBA Draft||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Playing career 
A 6 feet 7 inches, 260 lb power forward, Maxiell was selected by the Pistons with the 26th pick in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft. He 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.
On October 30, 2008, Maxiell agreed to a four year, $20 million deal.
NBA accomplishments 
Career highs 
- 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 (two times)
Game-winning shots 
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|
Regular season