J. R. Reynolds

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J. R. Reynolds
No. 2 – BCM Gravelines
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1984-05-09) May 9, 1984 (age 34)
Roanoke, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High schoolOak Hill Academy
(Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
CollegeVirginia (2003–2007)
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–present
Career history
2007–2008Triboldi Soresina
2008–2009ASVEL Basket
2009NSB Napoli
2009–2010Cimberio Varese
2010–2011Orléans Loiret Basket
2011Maine Red Claws
2011–2012BCM Gravelines
2012–2013Bnei HaSharon
2013BCM Gravelines
2013–2014Limoges CSP
2014–2015Budućnost Podgorica
2015Stelmet Zielona Góra
2016Torku Konyaspor
2016–2017Budućnost Podgorica
2017–presentBCM Gravelines
Career highlights and awards

James Richard "J. R." Reynolds (born May 9, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for BCM Gravelines of the LNB Pro A. Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays the point guard position.[1]

High school and college[edit]

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.[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]

On July 27, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with the Polish club Stelmet Zielona Góra.[9] In late December 2015, he left Zielona Góra and signed with Torku Konyaspor for the rest of the season.[10]

On July 6, 2016, Reynolds returned to Budućnost Podgorica, signing a one-year deal.[11]

On October 17, 2017, Reynolds signed with BCM Gravelines, returning to the club for a second stint.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Vanoli Soresina Legadue 30 32.4 .516 .404 .809 3.5 3.2 2.3 .1 17.7
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
2012-13 2 7.5 -- .000 -- .5 .5 .0 .0 .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
Adriatic League 28 25.1 .508 .400 .832 2.6 4.0 1.4 .0 13.1

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". 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.
  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. Archived from the original on August 11, 2014. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  9. ^ "JR Reynolds officially signs with Stelmet Zielona Gora". Sportando.com. July 27, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2015.
  10. ^ "JR Reynolds inks with Konyaspor". Sportando.com. December 27, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  11. ^ "JR Reynolds back at Budućnost VOLI". aba-liga.com. July 6, 2016. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  12. ^ "JR REYNOLDS EST DE RETOUR !". bcmbasket.com (in French). October 17, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017.

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