Juan Mendez (basketball)
September 23, 1981 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Florida Air Academy
|NBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|2007–2008||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|2008–2009||Xinjiang Flying Tigers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Juan Mendez (born September 23, 1981) is a professional basketball player who played for the Niagara University men's university basketball team from 2001 to 2005. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Mendez played with the Canadian national basketball team in the Americas Championship 2007 averaging 8.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.
- Sex: Male
- Position: PF
- Height: 2.03 m (6'8")
- Weight: 245 lbs
- Hometown: Montreal, Quebec
Juan entered his senior year with over 1,500 career points. This put him close to Calvin Murphy on Niagara's all time lists. Juan is also the highest scoring Canadian in NCAA Division 1 history.
Since graduating college, Mendez has played overseas.
- Basketpedya.com Player Profile (dead link)
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