Daniel Jackson (basketball)
|No. 9 – Canberra Gunners|
26 April 1988 |
Wollongong, New South Wales
|Listed height||200 cm (6 ft 7 in)|
|High school||Illawarra Sports
(Wollongong, New South Wales)
|2007||Canberra Gunners (SEABL)|
|2007–2013||Wollongong Hawks (NBL)|
|2008||Illawarra Hawks (Waratah)|
|2009||Mackay Meteors (QBL)|
|2010||Canberra Gunners (SEABL)|
|2011–2013||Illawarra Hawks (Waratah)|
|2014–present||Canberra Gunners (SEABL)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Daniel Alexander Jackson (born 26 April 1988) is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Canberra Gunners of the South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL). Jackson attended Illawarra Sports High School where he was honoured with Hall of Fame induction.
In 2006, Jackson attended the Australian Institute of Sport. The following year, he played for the Canberra Gunners and subsequently earned himself a professional contract with the Wollongong Hawks for the 2007–08 NBL season. He remained with the Hawks for six seasons and averaged 1.4 points in 120 career games. During his stint with the Wollongong Hawks, Jackson spent off-seasons with the Illawarra Hawks (Wollongong's affiliated junior team), Mackay Meteors and Canberra Gunners.
Jackson returned to the Canberra Gunners in 2014 where he continued to play in 2015 and 2016.
In 2007, Jackson represented Australia at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Novi Sad, Serbia. At that tournament, the Australian Emus finished fifth with an 8-1 record. Jackson averaged 10.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.
- Illawarra Sports High School – 2015 School Prospectus (p. 7)
- "Past Athletes". ausport.gov.au. Archived from the original on 12 February 2014.
- Player statistics for Daniel Jackson – NBL
- Jackson leaves Hawks on best of terms
- Player statistics for Daniel Jackson – SEABL
- Daniel Jackson's profile | 2007 FIBA Under 19 World Championship