Massey warming up with Real Madrid.
|League||Lebanese Basketball League|
July 22, 1982 |
|Nationality||American / Macedonian|
|Listed height||6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Mackenzie (Detroit, Michigan)|
|College||Oxnard CC (2001–2003)
Kansas State (2003–2005)
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2005–present|
|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.
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.
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.
In January 2010, his contract with Real Madrid was terminated by the club under mutual consent, and in February 2010, Massey signed for Obradoiro CAB, 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.
Massey started the 2012–13 season in Krasnye Krylia of the PBL. Later, in December 2012, he signed for Brose Baskets Bamberg. Massey was suspended for being undisciplined the last few weeks while he was still with Brose Baskets. 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
Massey plays internationally for the Macedonian national basketball team, after acquiring Macedonian citizenship in 2008.  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.
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|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|
Awards and accomplishments
- 2x Greek League All-Star Game: (2007, 2008)
- Greek All-Star Game MVP: (2008)
- Greek League Best Five Team: (2008)
- Kansas State University Wildcats Official Athletics Site.[dead link]
- Air Massey. Arisbc.gr. Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- Jeremiah Massey for 2 more years.[dead link]
- Real Madrid C.F. – Official Web Site – Real Madrid announcement regarding Jeremiah Massey. Realmadrid.com (2010-01-18). Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- Página Oficial. Obradoiro CAB (2011-11-16). Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- Lokomotiv Kuban signs Jeremiah Massey to a one-year contract. Thehoopsmarket.blogspot.com (2010-08-06). Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- Jeremiah Massey profile at FIBA EuroBasket 2009 official website. Fibaeurope.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- BROSE BASKETS lands Jeremiah Massey Euroleague.net. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
- Massey plays with the Macedonian national basketball team. Euroleague.net (2008-09-03). Retrieved on 2012-12-28.
- Eurobasket2009.org[dead link]