James Feldeine

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James Feldeine
James Feldeine 14 KK Crvena zvezda 20171219 (4) (cropped).jpg
Feldeine with Crvena zvezda.
No. 14 – Hapoel Jerusalem
PositionShooting guard
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
FIBA Champions League
Personal information
Born (1988-06-26) June 26, 1988 (age 30)
New York City, New York
NationalityAmerican / Dominican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolCardinal Hayes
(The Bronx, New York)
CollegeQuinnipiac (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2012CB Breogán
2012–2014Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2014–2015Pallacanestro Cantù
2015Vaqueros de Bayamón
2017–2018Crvena zvezda
2018–presentHapoel Jerusalem
Career highlights and awards

James Feldeine (born June 26, 1988) is an American born-Dominican professional basketball player for Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for Quinnipiac University before playing professionally in Spain, Italy, Puerto Rico, Greece, Serbia and Israel.

High school career[edit]

Feldeine played basketball at Cardinal Hayes High School, before moving to Quinnipiac University. In his high school career, Feldeine was nominated to play in the McDonald's All-American Game, was twice named to the All-Bronx Burroughs First-Team, was named to the All-New York City Second-Team, and he was also named to the All-New York State Second-Team.[1]

College career[edit]

Feldeine played college basketball at Quinnipiac University, with the Quinnipiac Bobcats. In his junior college season, during the 2008–09 season, Feldeine was named the NEC's Most Improved Player, and was also selected to the All-NEC First-Team, after being the Northeast Conference's top scorer. During his junior year, he was also twice selected as the NEC Player of the Week, and he was also selected to the NABC's All-District 18 Second-Team.

During his senior college season, in 2009–10, Feldeine was selected to both the All-NEC First-Team, and the NABC All-District 18 First-Team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Breogán (2010–2012)[edit]

Feldeine started his pro career in 2010 in Spain, with the Spanish club CB Breogán, where he played for two seasons, becoming one of the top scorers of the LEB Oro (Spanish 2nd Division).[3]

Fuenlabrada (2012–2014)[edit]

In May 2012, Feldeine signed with the 1st-tier Spanish ACB League team Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada, on a contract through 2015.[4] On January 19, 2013, Feldeine recorded a career-high 37 points, shooting 7-of-10 from 3-point range, along with four rebounds and five assists in a 72–69 win over Valencia.[5]

Pallacanestro Cantù (2014–2015)[edit]

On 8 August 2014, he inked a one-year-deal to play in Italy, with the Italian League club Pallacanestro Cantù.[6]

Vaqueros de Bayamón (2015)[edit]

On May 31, 2015, he signed with the Puerto Rican club Vaqueros de Bayamón, for the rest of the 2015 BSN season.[7]

Panathinaikos (2015–2017)[edit]

Feldeine with Panathinaikos in 2015

On August 18, 2015, Feldeine signed a one-year deal to play in Greece with Panathinaikos of the Greek League and the EuroLeague.[8] In February 2016, he extended his contract through 2018.[9]

Crvena zvezda (2017–2018)[edit]

On August 2, 2017, Feldeine signed a two-year deal with the Serbian club Crvena zvezda.[10] He played there only for the 2017–18 season.

Hapoel Jersualem (2018–present)[edit]

On August 11, 2018, Feldeine signed with the Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem for the 2018–19 season.[11] On November 7, 2018, Feldeine recorded a season-high 35 points, shooting 9-of-12 from 3-point range, along with five rebounds and four assists in an 88–64 win over ČEZ Nymburk. Two days later, he was named Champions League Gameday 5 MVP.[12] On November 24, 2018, Feldeine recorded 28 points, including a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Jerusalem an 89–88 win over Hapoel Be'er Sheva. He was subsequently named Israeli League Round 8 MVP.[13]

On January 14, 2019, Feldeine signed a two-year contract extension with Hapoel Jerusalem..[14]

National team career[edit]

Feldeine has also been a member of the senior men's Dominican Republic national basketball team. With the Dominican Republic's senior national team, he has played at the following international tournaments: the 2013 Marchand Continental Cup, the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, and the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship.[15]

Personal life[edit]

He was born in New York City. His mother is of Dominican descent.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


2015–16 Panathinaikos 26 19 26.1 .368 .314 .756 2.2 2.1 .9 .2 8.4 6.4
2016–17 33 29 19.9 .406 .378 .609 1.1 2.0 .9 .2 6.7 5.5
2017–18 Crvena zvezda 28 17 25.0 .374 .345 .865 1.6 2.9 1.2 .1 11.6 9.7
Career 87 65 23.4 .367 .345 .790 1.6 2.3 1.0 .2 8.8 7.1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Before Quinnipiac:
  2. ^ 14 James Feldeine.
  3. ^ Leche Río Breogán se estrena en el mercado con el fichaje de James Feldeine, exterior norteamericano con pasaporte Cotonou (in Spanish). Solobasket.com July 31, 2010.
  4. ^ James Feldeine será jugador del Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada la próxima campaña (in Spanish). Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. May 25, 2012.
  5. ^ "Valencia Basket 69 at Montakit Fuenlabrada 72". RealGM.com. January 19, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  6. ^ Cantu signs scoring ace Feldeine. Eurocupbasketball.com August 8, 2014.
  7. ^ James Feldeine moves to Vaqueros de Bayamon.
  8. ^ "Panathinaikos adds Feldeine to roster". Euroleague.net. August 18, 2015. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  9. ^ "Panathinaikos set to extend James Feldeine till 2018". Sportando.com. March 2, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  10. ^ "Crvena Zvezda signs Feldeine". Euroleague.net. August 2, 2017. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  11. ^ "James Feldeine signs with Hapoel Jerusalem". Sportando.basketball. August 11, 2018. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  12. ^ "Fabulous Feldeine named Gameday 5 MVP". championsleague.basketball. November 9, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  13. ^ "מצטיין המחזור השמיני: ג'יימס פלדין". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 26, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  14. ^ "James Feldeine signs two-year extension with Hapoel Jerusalem". Sportando.basketball. January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  15. ^ James FELDEINE (DOM) participated in 5 FIBA / FIBA Zones events SENIOR LEVEL.
  16. ^ 12 James Feldeine BIO.

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