Jakim Donaldson

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Jakim Donaldson
No. 7 – ESSM Le Portel
Position Power forward
League LNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1983-09-03) September 3, 1983 (age 33)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 2.04 m (6 ft 8 12 in)
Listed weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Career information
College Edinboro (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 Barreirense Basket
2006–2010 CB 1939 Canarias
2010–2011 Menorca Bàsquet
2011–2013 CB 1939 Canarias
2013–2014 Bnei Herzliya
2014–present ESSM Le Portel
Career highlights and awards

Jakim Nestekaya Donaldson (born 3 September 1983) is an American professional basketball player who plays power forward with ESSM Le Portel of the French LNB Pro B. He is nicknamed "The Machine."[1]

Professional career[edit]

After playing four seasons in Spain with Ciudad de La Laguna, both in LEB-2 and LEB Oro, on July 2010 he signed for Menorca Basquet to play in the ACB League. Menorca Basquet general manager said about him, "He has improved a lot since he arrived to Spain, with a high standard of professional ethics. We hope he keeps the improvement and his contribution to many fields of the game".[2]

One season later, Donaldson returned to Iberostar Canarias.[3]

Donaldson has been named LEB Oro Most Valuable Player three times – in 2009, 2010 and 2012.[4][5]

Career statistics[edit]

Correct as of 8 November 2010[6]
Season Team League GP MPG RPG APG PPG
2006–07 Canarias LEB-2 34 32:09 11.3 2 14.5
2007–08 Canarias LEB Oro 34 31:03 10 1.9 12.1
2008–09 Canarias LEB Oro 34 32:08 9.5 1.9 15.1
2009–10 Canarias LEB Oro 34 30:58 11.1 2.7 17.4
2010–11 Menorca ACB 34 25' 6.9 1.3 10.6
2012–13 Canarias ACB 34 23' 6 1.6 7.6
Playoffs Team League GP MPG RPG APG PPG
2006–07 Canarias LEB-2 9 35:27 10.9 1.8 22.9
2007–08 Canarias LEB Oro 2 34:58 7.5 1.0 9.0
2009–10 Canarias LEB Oro 8 34:14 10.1 2.4 18.8

Titles & awards[edit]

Titles[edit]

  • National competitions:

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jugadores on fire: ¡cuidado que queman!" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2010-11-25. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Donaldson: MVP llama a ACB" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2010-07-27. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  3. ^ Jakim vuelve a casa CB Canarias August 12, 2011
  4. ^ a b "Jakim Donaldson (Ciudad de La Laguna), MVP de la fase regular de la LEB Oro" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2009-05-18. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  5. ^ a b "Adecco Oro: Donaldson, MVP por 2ª campaña seguida y Arteaga, mejor nacional" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2010-04-25. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  6. ^ "Estadísticas personales por trayectoria de Jakim Donaldson, competiciones FEB" (in Spanish). FEB.es. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 
  7. ^ "Jakim Donaldson, Jugador de la Jornada 7" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2010-11-14. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 

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