Marquin Chandler

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Marquin Chandler
Marquin Chandler.JPG
Shooting a free-Throw at White-Ring, Nagano, Japan
No. 35 – Chiba Jets
Position Forward
League bj league
Personal information
Born (1982-03-11) March 11, 1982 (age 32)
Berkeley, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school Newark Memorial
(Newark, California)
College George Washington (2000–2002)
San Jose State (2003–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Pro career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs/Purefoods Chunkee Giants (Philippines)
2006–2007 Singapore Slingers
2007–2008 Anyang KT&G Kites (South Korea)
2009 Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants (Philippines)
2009–2010 Wonju Dongbu Promy (South Korea)
2010–2011 Seoul SK Knights (South Korea)
2011 Al-Ahli (Bahrain)
2011 S.L. Benfica (Portugal)
2012–2013 Chiba Jets (Japan)
2013-2014 Anyang KGC (South Korea)
Career highlights and awards

Marquin Theo Jimmy Chandler[1] (born March 11, 1982) is an American professional basketball forward for the Anyang KGC

Early life and college[edit]

Chandler was born in Berkeley, California, the oldest of three children,[1] and graduated from Newark Memorial High School at Newark, California in 2000. As a senior, he won the California Interscholastic Foundation Division II championship with the Newark Memorial Cougars.[2]

From 2000 to 2002, Chandler attended George Washington University. With the Colonials men's basketball team, Chandler played in 25 games as a freshman, averaging 1.9 points and 1.2 rebounds a game. The following season, Chandler averaged 14.7 minutes, 6.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 0.4 assists per game and had two games with double-digit scoring.[3][4] He also became a father to a daughter named Tianna in late 2000, during his freshman year at George Washington.[5] George Washington finished the 2000–01 season with a 14-18 record and went 12-16 the next season.[6][7]

Chandler transferred to San Jose State University in 2002. From 2003 to 2005, Chandler played on the San Jose State Spartans men's basketball team, majoring in administration of justice.[5] Chandler averaged 19.8 minutes, 9.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 0.6 assists in the 2003–04 season. He made 53.5% of field goal attempts. As a senior in 2004–05, Chandler played 35 minutes a game on average and had 19.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game with 47.1% field goal shooting.[4] For both of Chandler's seasons, San Jose State went 6-23.[8][9] In 2005, Chandler was a second-team All-Western Athletic Conference pick.[10]

Professional career[edit]

After trying out with the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Summer League,[11] Chandler signed with the Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs of the Philippine Basketball Association in September 2005.[12] Chandler and another Sacramento Kings Summer League member Quermont Greer, who played at DePaul University, were teammates.[13] The team became runners-up of the 2005–06 PBA Fiesta Conference finals.

In 2007, Chandler signed with Anyang KGC in the Korean Basketball League (KBL). In an exhibition game in the Philippines against defending PBA champions Alaska Aces, Anyang won 102-84, and Chandler scored a game-high 34 points.[14]

In 54 games with the KBL team Wonju Dongbu Promy in 2008–2009, Chandler averaged 16.2 points. Chandler joined the Seoul SK Knights of the KBL in 2010.[15]

On February 4, 2011, Chandler scored 15 points as his team Al-Ahli lost to Al-Manama in Game 1 of the Bahrain Cup Finals.[16]

On March 14, 2011, Chandler signed with S.L. Benfica of Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (LPB).[17] Benfica lost the LPB championship in 7 games to FC Porto. In the final game of the series, where Porto won 86-76, Chandler scored 16.[18] Benfica released Chandler by the end of the season.[19]

Chandler signed with the Japanese team Chiba Jets on September 16, 2012.[20]

For 2013-2014 season, he was signed by KBL club team Anyang KGC. In 22 games, Chandler averaged 9.5 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game.[21] In March 2014, Chandler played one preseason game with Caciques de Humacao of the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional.[22]


  1. ^ a b "Marquin Chandler". George Washington University. 2002. Retrieved September 5, 2001. 
  2. ^ Harris, Merv (March 12, 2000). "Newark shines without its stars". San Francisco Chronicle. pp. C3. 
  3. ^ "Marquin Chandler". San Jose State Spartans. Archived from the original on January 19, 2004. 
  4. ^ a b "Marquin Chandler". ESPN. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Hernandez, Dylan (December 29, 2004). "Arrival time for SJSU duo". San Jose Mercury News. Archived from the original on undated.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  6. ^ "2000-01 George Washington Colonials Roster and Statistics". 
  7. ^ "2001-02 George Washington Colonials Roster and Statistics". Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  8. ^ "2003-04 San Jose State Spartans Roster and Statistics". Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  9. ^ "2004-05 San Jose State Spartans Roster and Statistics". Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  10. ^ UH's Gibson named to WAC all-rookie team
  11. ^ "Marquin Chandler". NBA Summer League. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Hotdogs enlist collegiate hotshot". The Philippine Star. September 14, 2005. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  13. ^ Beltran, Nelson (October 2, 2005). "Red Bull, P’foods kick off PBA ’05". The Philippine Star. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  14. ^ Vidal, Reuel (September 12, 2007). "Alaska Aces fall to Koreans". Manila Standard Today. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  15. ^ Yi, Whan-woo (October 14, 2010). "KBL season starts Friday". The Korea Times. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Bahrain Cup – Manama draw first blood against Ahli". FIBA Asia. February 4, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Benfica signs Marquin Chandler". SL Benefica. March 14, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Mighty champion". FC Porto. June 3, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  19. ^ Cristovao, Luis Felipe (June 8, 2011). "Benfica prepares new season". Eurobasket. Retrieved February 16, 2012. 
  20. ^ "マーキン・チャンドラー選手と2012-2013シーズン契約基本合意! | 千葉ジェッツ公式サイト" (in Japanese). Chiba Jets. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
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