Jack Michael Martínez

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Jack Michael Martínez
No. 15 – Caciques de Humacao
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueBSN
Personal information
Born (1981-10-12) October 12, 1981 (age 37)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
NationalityDominican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolArtesia (Lakewood, California)
Career highlights and awards

Jack Michael Martínez (born October 12, 1981) is a Dominican professional basketball player.

High school career[edit]

Jack Martinez attended Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, playing alongside Jason Kapono and Jón Arnór Stefánsson. It later emerged he and other foreign players on the team had been illegally recruited by coach Wayne Merino.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

His career took him to Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Italy - where he was the Lega Basket Serie A top rebounder in 2006, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

National team career[edit]

Martínez made his debut for the Dominican Republic national basketball team in 2001. He was named MVP at the 2004 Centrobasket in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where his team claimed the gold medal by defeating Puerto Rico in the final.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles Times (2000-06-02). "Artesia Forfeits Titles; Merino Won't Return". Retrieved 2011-09-04.
  2. ^ The Dallas Morning News. "CIF finds eight abuses". Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2011-09-04.

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