Jalek Felton

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Jalek Felton
No. 5 – BC Nokia
PositionPoint guard
LeagueAdriatic League
Slovenian League
Champions League
Korisliiga
Personal information
Born (1998-05-01) May 1, 1998 (age 20)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
High school
CollegeNorth Carolina (2017–2018)
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018Petrol Olimpija
2018 -BC Nokia

Jalek Shiquan Felton (born May 1, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for BC Nokia of the Finnish Korisliiga. He is a 6'3" combo guard.[1]

High school and college career[edit]

Coming into college basketball, Jalek Felton was the 28th best player in class. He signed with North Carolina over Kansas and South Carolina.

Felton was suspended by the university for unspecified reasons on January 30, 2018.[2] He averaged 2.9 points per game in 22 games. Felton considered transferring but ultimately opted to turn professional.[3]

SEASON AVERAGES
SEASON TEAM MIN FGM-FGA FG% 3PM-3PA 3P% FTM-FTA FT% REB AST BLK STL PF TO PTS
2017-18 UNC 9.7 1.1-2.8 .387 0.5-1.6 .314 0.2-0.3 .667 0.9 1.6 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.1 2.9

Professional career[edit]

Felton started playing professional basketball for Petrol Olimpija in 2018.[1] In the beginning of 2019 he signed a deal with BC Nokia.[4]

Personal life[edit]

His uncle Raymond Felton is also a professional basketball player who plays for Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jalek Felton signs with Petrol Olimpija" (in Slovenian). KK Olimpija. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  2. ^ Dauster, Rob (January 31, 2018). "North Carolina's Jalek Felton is 'not being punished,' lawyer says". NBC Sports. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Alexander, Jonathan (July 13, 2018). "Where former UNC guard Jalek Felton, who withdrew from the program in March, will play next". News & Observer. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "BC Nokia | Uutiset". BC Nokia. Retrieved 2019-01-20.

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