James Webb III

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James Webb III
James Webb.jpg
No. 18 – Iowa Wolves
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1993-08-19) August 19, 1993 (age 26)
Augusta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school
College
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2018Delaware 87ers
2017–2018Brooklyn Nets
2018Long Island Nets
2018–2019Telekom Baskets Bonn
2019–presentIowa Wolves
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MWC (2016)
  • Second-team All-MWC (2015)
  • MWC Newcomer of the Year (2015)
  • MWC All-Defensive Team (2015)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James Webb III (born August 19, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Iowa Wolves of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for North Idaho College and Boise State University.

High school career[edit]

Webb played for Curtis Baptist High School for two years before transferring to The Oaks Virtual School where he averaged 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists per game while being named team MVP.[1]

College career[edit]

Webb began his college career at North Idaho College where he appeared in all 31 games, including 17 starts. He averaged 9.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and helped the team reach a 26-5 record.[1]

In his sophomore season, he transferred to Boise State University[2] where he averaged 15.8 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.4 steals as a junior, leading the Broncos in the first two categories.[1][3] He was named Mountain West Player of the Week three times and earned First-Team All-MW honors.[1][4]

On March 27, 2016, Webb announced he would forego his senior season to declare for the NBA draft.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Delaware 87ers (2016–2018)[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Webb joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[6] On July 8, 2016, he signed with the 76ers,[3][4][7] but was waived on October 24 after appearing in six preseason games.[8] Five days later, he was acquired by the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the 76ers.[9] On March 7, 2017, Webb was waived after suffering a season ending ankle injury.[10]

Webb was re-signed by the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League for the 2017–18 season.

Brooklyn Nets (2018)[edit]

On January 15, 2018, Webb was signed by the Brooklyn Nets to a Two-way contract.[11]

Telekom Baskets Bonn (2018–2019)[edit]

On August 23, 2018, Webb was signed by Telekom Baskets Bonn of the Basketball Bundesliga.[12]

Iowa Wolves (2019–present)[edit]

On November 15, 2019, the Iowa Wolves announced that they had acquired the returning player right to Webb.[13]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  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  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Brooklyn 10 0 12.0 .250 .211 2.4 .4 .1 .0 1.6
Career 10 0 12.0 .250 .211 2.4 .4 .1 .0 1.6

Personal life[edit]

On May 23, 2019, Webb and current Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes were arrested for possession of marijuana in the state of Florida.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Boise State bio". BroncosSports.com. October 24, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "NIC's James Webb signs with Boise State University". NIC.edu. November 14, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "SOURCE: SIXERS SIGN UNDRAFTED BOISE STATE FORWARD JAMES WEBB III". CSNPhilly.com. June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Tust, Jay (June 24, 2016). "James Webb III gets two-year deal with 76ers". KTVB.com. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  5. ^ Southorn, Dave (March 27, 2016). "Boise State basketball's James Webb III declares for NBA Draft, won't hire agent". IdahoStatesman.com. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  6. ^ Boyd, Ray (July 1, 2016). "Ben Simmons Headlines Sixers Summer League Roster". CBSLocal.com. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "Sixers Announce Samsung NBA Summer League Roster, Signings". NBA.com. July 8, 2016. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  8. ^ "Sixers Waive Five Players". NBA.com. October 24, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  9. ^ "SEVENS INVITE 13 PLAYERS TO TRAINING CAMP". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 29, 2016. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  10. ^ "NBA D-League Transactions". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Archived from the original on March 9, 2016. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  11. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Sign James Webb III to Two-way Contract". NBA.com. January 15, 2018. Retrieved January 17, 2018.
  12. ^ Mark, Bert (August 22, 2018). "James Webb III Ein Forward mit NBA-Erfahrung kommt zu den Telekom Baskets". Kölnische Rundschau. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  13. ^ Nutting, Seth (November 15, 2019). "Wolves Acquire Returning Rights Player James Webb III". NBA.com. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  14. ^ "Suns' Holmes arrested for marijuana possession". NBA.com. May 23, 2019. Retrieved May 26, 2019.

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