Jeremiah Massey

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Jeremiah Massey
Џеремаја Мејси
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Massey warming up with Real Madrid.
Amchit Club
Position Forward
League Lebanese Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1982-07-22) July 22, 1982 (age 31)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American / Macedonian
Listed height 6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Mackenzie (Detroit, Michigan)
College Oxnard CC (2001–2003)
Kansas State (2003–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Larissa
2006–2008 Aris
2008–2010 Real Madrid
2010 Obradoiro
2010–2012 Lokomotiv-Kuban
2012 Krasnye Krylia
2012–2013 Brose Baskets
2013 Champville
2013-present Amchit Club
Career highlights and awards

Jeremiah Massey (born July 22, 1982), is an American-born Macedonian professional basketball player for Amchit Club in the Lebanese Basketball League. At 6 ft 7 ½ in (2.02 m), weighing 235 lbs. (107 kg), he plays the power forward position.

College career[edit]

He started his collegiate career at Oxnard Community College where he earned California State Junior College Player of the Year Award. He then transferred to play college basketball at Kansas State University, where he earned the Big 12 Conference newcomer of the year honor in 2004. He was named to the 3rd and 2nd All Big 12 teams in 2004 and 2005 respectively.[1]

Professional career[edit]

He was selected 5th overall in the 2005 USBL draft. He started his professional basketball career in 2005 playing for Gymnastikos S. Larissas, a team in the Greek League. In the 2005–06 season he was the leading rebounder in the Greek League. This was the main reason why he was acquired by Aris, one of the top 3 teams in the Greek League, prior to the 2006–07 season. He was declared the most spectacular basketball player of the Euroleague 2006-07 season.[2]

Massey signed a two-year contract extension through the year 2009 with his club Aris in the summer of 2007,[3] but Aris sold him to Real Madrid in 2008 where he signed a three-year contract.

In January 2010, his contract with Real Madrid was terminated by the club under mutual consent,[4] and in February 2010, Massey signed for Obradoiro CAB,[5] to replace Marc Jackson after his retirement. In August 2010 he signed a one-year contract for the 2010–11 season with Russian team PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban.[6]

Massey started the 2012–13 season in Krasnye Krylia of the PBL.[7] Later, in December 2012, he signed for Brose Baskets Bamberg.[8] Massey was suspended for being undisciplined the last few weeks while he was still with Brose Baskets.[9] For the moment he is playing for Champville ( Lebanon ) that is fighting for a place in the final 4 . Massey signed for Amchit Club in Lebanon, he is averaging 23.5 ppg, 5.3 apg and 9.8 rpg in 12 games started with the club

Macedonian national team[edit]

Massey plays internationally for the Macedonian national basketball team, after acquiring Macedonian citizenship in 2008. [10] He has played for Macedonia in the EuroBasket 2009 qualification in September 2008, helping the team to reach the final tournament for the first time since 1999.[11]

Euroleague 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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2006–07 Aris 20 15 30.1 .470 .214 .795 7.4 1.4 1.9 .8 12.3 18.3
2007–08 Aris 20 20 32.7 .530 .200 .642 8.4 .9 1.5 1.2 17.0 21.0
2008–09 Real Madrid 20 9 21.1 .541 .316 .565 4.1 .6 .7 .2 8.2 8.9
2012–13 Brose Baskets 5 4 18.2 .314 .200 .750 2.8 .6 1.2 1.0 6.2 5.8
Career 65 48 27.2 .501 .231 .685 6.4 .9 1.3 .8 12.0 15.3

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

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