J. R. Reynolds

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J. R. Reynolds
No. 22 – Budućnost Podgorica
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Montenegrin League
Adriatic League
Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1984-05-09) May 9, 1984 (age 31)
Roanoke, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
College Virginia (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Triboldi Soresina
2008–2009 ASVEL Basket
2009 NSB Napoli
2009–2010 Cimberio Varese
2010–2011 Orléans Loiret Basket
2011 Maine Red Claws
2011–2012 BCM Gravelines
2012–2013 Bnei HaSharon
2013–2014 Limoges CSP
2014–present Budućnost Podgorica
Career highlights and awards

James Richard "J. R." Reynolds (born May 9, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Budućnost Podgorica of the Montenegrin League and Adriatic League.

He was born in Roanoke, Virginia to parents Laverne Alexander and Warren Reynolds. He has one sister. Reynolds stands at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m).[1]

High school and college[edit]

His main position in high school was shooting guard but he learned to be a point guard in college. Reynolds attended Roanoke Catholic High School from 1999 to 2002. There he played on the basketball team, and played on three state-championship teams during those four years.[2]

He transferred to Oak Hill Academy for his senior season in 2002–03.[2] He played on the Oak Hill basketball team, which was ranked number 4 in the United States in 2003.[2]

Reynolds played on the University of Virginia (UVa) basketball team from 2003 to 2007.[1] He was a top player there,[3][4] and was among the top-ten scorers in the history of the UVa team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

He has played for Martos Napoil in Italy, ASVEL in France, and Vanoli Soresina in Italy.[1][5][6]

He played 3 games for the Maine Red Claws in the 2011–12 season.

In December 2012, he signed for Bnei HaSharon of the Israeli Basketball Super League. For the 2013–14 season, Reynolds signed with Limoges CSP in the French LNB.[7]

On August 6, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Budućnost Podgorica of Montenegro.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "J.R. REYNOLDS basketball profile". Eurobasket. Eurobasket Inc. Retrieved 11 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d Doughty, Doug (May 22, 2007). "Once a Celtic ... UVa star J.R. Reynolds makes a triumphant return to Roanoke Catholic". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved 11 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Coleman, Chris (February 9, 2007). "2006-07 Basketball Game Preview: Virginia Tech vs. Virginia". Tech Side Line. Retrieved 11 February 2010. Sean Singletary and J.R. Reynolds make up one of the most feared and respected backcourts in the nation. They are the most prolific scoring guard combo in the ACC. 
  4. ^ Goldsmith, Will (March 13, 2007). "Can J.R. Reynolds make it happen?". Charlottesville News & Arts (Portico Publications). Retrieved 11 February 2010. Since ACC play began, no one has turned it up more than Reynolds. He averages 20 points a game in conference play, second in the ACC and the highest of any guard. 
  5. ^ Goldsmith, Will (28 August 2007). "J.R. Reynolds to play in Italian League: Former Cavalier star takes skills abroad". Charlottesville News & Arts. Retrieved 11 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Reid, Whitey (June 14, 2008). "Reynolds makes progress in Italy". Charlottesvile Daily Progress (Media General Communications Holdings, LLC). Retrieved 11 February 2010. Reynolds, who was pretty much a shooting guard during his college career, played predominantly point guard for Vanoli — a transition that will undoubtedly make him more attractive to potential NBA teams. 
  7. ^ "J. R. Reynolds signe au Limoges CSP" (in French). Limoges CSP. July 26, 2013. Retrieved September 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Budućnost VOLI brings in J.R. Reynolds". abaliga.com. Retrieved August 6, 2014. 

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