J. R. Reynolds
|Stelmet Zielona Góra|
May 9, 1984 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||198 lb (90 kg)|
|High school||Oak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Orléans Loiret Basket|
|2011||Maine Red Claws|
|2015–present||Stelmet Zielona Góra|
|Career highlights and awards|
James Richard "J. R." Reynolds (born May 9, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Stelmet Zielona Góra of the Polish League. Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays the point guard position.
High school and college
Reynolds was born in Roanoke, Virginia to parents Laverne Alexander and Warren Reynolds. He has one sister.
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.
He played 3 games for the Maine Red Claws in the 2011–12 season.
|2008-09||ASVEL Basket||LNB Pro A||36||25.7||.507||.404||.765||2.3||3.9||.9||.0||10.8|
|2009-10||Cimberio Varese||Lega A||13||17.1||.353||.385||.682||1.5||1.8||1.2||.0||5.3|
|2010-11||Entente Orléanaise||LNB Pro A||27||27.5||.486||.376||.768||2.4||3.6||1.0||.1||11.5|
|2011-12||Maine Red Claws||D-League||3||35.7||.333||.417||.900||4.3||2.0||1.7||.0||12.0|
|BCM Gravelines||LNB Pro A||22||19.6||.345||.393||.867||2.0||1.6||.6||.0||8.0|
|Bnei Herzliya||Ligat HaAl||15||29.8||.324||.485||.833||2.5||3.6||.9||.1||12.0|
|2013-14||CSP Limoges||LNB Pro A||39||27.0||.571||.250||.628||6.1||2.3||1.1||.5||7.7|
|2014-15||KK Budućnost||First Erste League||8||18.5||.500||.435||.889||2.6||3.1||1.3||.0||8.0|
- "J.R. REYNOLDS basketball profile". Eurobasket. Eurobasket Inc. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Reid, Whitey (June 14, 2008). "Reynolds makes progress in Italy". Charlottesville 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.
- "J. R. Reynolds signe au Limoges CSP" (in French). Limoges CSP. July 26, 2013. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
- "Budućnost VOLI brings in J.R. Reynolds". abaliga.com. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
- "JR Reynolds officially signs with Stelmet Zielona Gora". Sportando.com. July 27, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2015.