|No. 22 – s.Oliver Würzburg|
April 28, 1990 |
Queens, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Cardozo (Bayside, New York)
Notre Dame Prep
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|2013–2014||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|2014||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Career highlights and awards|
James Southerland III (born April 28, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for s.Oliver Würzburg of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He played college basketball for the Syracuse University.
High school career
Southerland played for Coach Ron Naclerio at Cardozo High School. He participated in the 2006 Reebok ABCD Camp (N.J.). As a junior, he averaged 17.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists for Cardozo. Southerland helped the squad to a 22-5 record. For 2008–09, he moved to Notre Dame Prep. He was rated 87th among the Class of 2009 small forwards by Scouts Inc.
Over his four-year career, Southerland averaged 7.9 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting .449 from the field and .370 from three-point range in 112 games. With nine, he tied the school record for made threes in a single game, at Arkansas, on November 30, 2012, while scoring a career-best 35 points. Was named Big East Player of the Week on December 3, 2012. On January 11, 2013, in his final season at Syracuse, Southerland was declared ineligible due to an undisclosed academic issue. He was reinstated on February 10, after missing six games. On senior night at the Carrier Dome, he recorded his first collegiate double-double, by scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, against DePaul. During the 2013 Big East Tournament, Southerland set records for most three pointers made in a game without a miss (6 vs Pittsburgh) and total number of threes made (17) in a single tournament, while being named to the All-Tournament team. Was selected as a member of the East Regional All-Tournament team during the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
On September 5, 2013, he signed with the Charlotte Bobcats. On December 11, 2013, he was waived by the Bobcats after playing in just one game. On December 19, 2013, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
On April 11, 2014, he signed with the New Orleans Pelicans for the rest of the 2013–14 season.
On September 24, 2014, he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers. However, he was later waived by the Trail Blazers on October 13, 2014. The next day, he signed with Limoges CSP of France for the 2014–15 season.
On August 5, 2015, he signed with Vanoli Cremona of Italy for the 2015–16 season. On January 15, 2016, he parted ways with Cremona after averaging 5.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in fourteen games. Two days later, he signed with Mitteldeutscher BC of the Basketball Bundesliga for the rest of the season. In 15 games with Mitteldeutscher BC, Southerland led the team in scoring with 13.5 ppg, collected 4.5 rpg, and shot 40.4% from three while playing 26.6 mpg.
- "JAMES SOUTHERLAND - 2012-13 MEN'S BASKETBALL". suathletics.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
- "James Southerland's 35 points vs Arkansas were the 10th-most in the Jim Boeheim era". Retrieved October 29, 2013.
- "Syracuse's James Southerland named Big East Player of the Week". Syracuse.com. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
- "Syracuse basketball senior James Southerland wins appeal". Syracuse.com. February 10, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
- "In his first start of the season, Syracuse's James Southerland responds with first career double-double". Syracuse.com. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
- "Syracuse vs. Marquette: Live Score, Highlights and Elite 8 Game Reaction". Bleacher Report.
- "James Southerland Stats". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Bobcats Sign Free Agent Forward James Southerland
- Cats Sign Douglas-Roberts, Waive Southerland
- D-Fenders Acquire James Southerland
- PELICANS SIGN SOUTHERLAND
- Trail Blazers Announce Training Camp Roster
- Trail Blazers place James Southerland on waivers
- James SOUTHERLAND s’engage avec le Limoges CSP (French)
- Vanoli Cremona announces James Southerland
- Vanoli Cremona, James Southerland part ways
- MBC announces James Southerland
- Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels - Eurobasket.com
- Wizards announce NBA Summer League Roster
- Bullets Forever - SBNation.com
- S.Oliver Wuerzburg signs James Southerland