Jahmar Young

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Jahmar Young
No. 7 – Hapoel Haifa
Position Shooting guard
League Liga Leumit
Personal information
Born (1986-11-18) November 18, 1986 (age 30)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Career information
High school W. E. B. Du Bois
(Baltimore, Maryland)
College New Mexico State (2007–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Crvena zvezda
2011 Spirou Charleroi
2011–2012 Ventspils
2012–2013 Orléans Loiret Basket
2013 Nizhny Novgorod
2013–2014 HKK Široki
2015 Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
2015–2016 Paris-Levallois
2016 Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut
2017–present Hapoel Haifa
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-WAC (2009, 2010)

Jahmar Young (born November 18, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Hapoel Haifa of Israel's Liga Leumit.

Career[edit]

Young played college basketball at the New Mexico State University from 2007 to 2010.[1] He went undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft.

In September 2010, he signed his first professional contract with Crvena zvezda of Serbia.[2] In March 2011, he left Zvezda and signed with Spirou Charleroi of Belgium. He played only 3 games in the Belgian League.

In August 2011, he signed with BK Ventspils of the Latvian Basketball League for the 2011–12 season.[3] In August 2012 he signed with Orléans Loiret Basket of the French LNB Pro A for the 2012–13 season.[4]

In September 2013, he signed with Nizhny Novgorod of Russia.[5] He was released on October 19, 2013, after playing only one game with them.[6] In December 2013, he signed with HKK Široki of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[7] In April 2014, he parted ways with Široki.[8]

In January 2015, he signed with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon.[9]

On November 27, 2015, he signed with Paris-Levallois of the LNB Pro A.[10] On February 16, 2016, he parted ways with Paris after appearing in ten games.[11] On February 26, 2016, he re-signed with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Mexico State Aggies-Bio". nmstatesports.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Crvena Zvezda inks Jahmar Young". Eurobasket.com. September 9, 2010. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "BK Ventspils announces Jahmar Young". Sportando.com. August 10, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Orleans signs Jahmar Young". Sportando.com. August 8, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ "N.Novgorod tabs Jahmar Young, ex Orleans". Eurobasket.com. September 4, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jahmar Young leaves Nizhny Novgorod". Sportando.com. October 19, 2013. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  7. ^ Jahmar Young novi igrač na Pecari
  8. ^ "Major changes in Pecara". Abaliga.com. April 3, 2014. Archived from the original on April 5, 2014. Retrieved April 3, 2014. 
  9. ^ Jahmar Young moves to Al Riyadi Beirut
  10. ^ "Jahmar Young sera le joker médical du PL". parislevallois.com (in French). November 27, 2015. Retrieved November 28, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Paris-Levallois inks Anthony Robertson, parts ways with Jahmar Young". Sportando.com. February 16, 2016. Retrieved February 16, 2016. 
  12. ^ Jahmar Young officially signs with Al Riyadi

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