Eugene Jeter

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Eugene Jeter
Pooh Jeter 1.JPG
Jeter playing for Hapoel Jerusalem
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1983-12-01) December 1, 1983 (age 33)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American / Ukrainian
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Junipero Serra (Gardena, California)
College Portland (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Colorado 14ers
2007–2008 Kyiv
2008–2009 ViveMenorca
2009 Unicaja Málaga
2009–2010 Hapoel Jerusalem
2010–2011 Sacramento Kings
2011–2012 Joventut Badalona
2012–2015 Shandong Lions
2015 Limoges CSP
2015–2016 Shandong Lions
2016–2017 Tianjin Gold Lions
Career highlights and awards

Eugene "Pooh" Jeter III (/ˈɛtər/; born December 1, 1983) is an American-born Ukrainian professional basketball player who last played for the Tianjin Gold Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). A 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall point guard, he is a naturalized player for the Ukraine national basketball team with his naturalized name being Yudzhin Dzheter (Ukrainian: Юджін Джетер).

Professional career[edit]

Jeter went undrafted at the 2006 NBA draft. He played his first professional season with the Colorado 14ers of the NBA D-League.

In August 2007, Jeter moved to Europe and signed a one-year deal with BC Kyiv of Ukraine.[1]

In August 2008, he moved to Spain and signed a one-year deal with ViveMenorca of the Liga ACB.[2]

In September 2009, he signed with Unicaja Málaga.[3] In November 2009, he left Unicaja and signed with Hapoel Jerusalem of Israel for the remainder of the season.[4]

On July 21, 2010, Jeter signed with the Sacramento Kings.[5]

In August 2011, he returned to Spain and signed with Joventut Badalona for the 2011–12 season.[6]

In September 2012, Jeter signed with Shandong Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.[7] In July 2014, he extended his contract with Shandong for two more years.[8]

On March 21, 2015, he signed with Limoges CSP of France for the rest of the 2014–15 LNB Pro A season.[9][10]

On July 14, 2015, he re-signed with the Shandong Lions for the 2015–16 season.[11]

In October 2016, he signed with Tianjin Gold Lions for the 2016–17 CBA season.[12] On April 11, 2017, he signed with Turkish club Beşiktaş for the rest of the 2016–17 Basketbol Süper Ligi season.[13] However he did not played for them because Beşiktaş was banned by FIBA from registering new players and the deal could not be completed.[14]

International career[edit]

In 2013, Jeter helped the senior Ukrainian national basketball team qualify for the FIBA World Cup for the first time since the Soviet Union broke apart, by being the team's leader in assists during the 2013 EuroBasket tournament, with an average of 4.1 assists per game.

Personal life[edit]

Jeter is the younger brother of sprinter Carmelita Jeter, a two-time IAAF World Athletics Final gold medalist.

Career 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

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Sacramento 62 1 13.8 .409 .200 .902 1.1 2.6 .5 .0 4.1
Career 62 1 13.8 .409 .200 .902 1.1 2.6 .5 .0 4.1

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2009–10 Unicaja 3 1 14.9 .333 .111 .500 .3 1.7 .3 .0 5.3 1.7
Career 3 1 14.9 .333 .111 .500 .3 1.7 .3 .0 5.3 1.7

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