Jason Dourisseau

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Jason Dourisseau
Jason Dourisseau 2011-03-25.jpg
Dourisseau with Donar in 2011
No. 8 – Donar
PositionSmall forward
LeagueDutch Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1983-12-07) December 7, 1983 (age 36)
Omaha, Nebraska
NationalityAmerican / Dutch
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
High schoolBurke (Omaha, Nebraska)
CollegeNebraska (2002–2006)
NBA draft2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006–2008Riesen Ludwigsburg
2008–2009KR
2009–2014GasTerra Flames / Donar
2014–2015s.Oliver Würzburg
2015–presentDonar
Career highlights and awards

Jason Richard Dourisseau (born December 7, 1983) is a Dutch-American professional basketball player for Donar Groningen. Dourisseau primarily plays the small forward position.[1] In 2015, Dourisseau received a Dutch passport.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Dourisseau going for a dunk in September 2009

In the 2006–07 season, Dourisseau started his career with Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg. He reached the Basketball Bundesliga Finals with Ludwigsburg in his first season. In the 2007–08 season, he finished 12th with the team.

In the 2008–09 season, Dourisseau played with KR Basket of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild karla. Over the season, Dourisseau averaged 16.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game, while winning the Icelandic Championship and the Company Cup with KR.[3][4]

For the 2009–10 season, Dourisseau signed with GasTerra Flames of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL). In his first season, he won the Dutch championship. In his second season, he played in the Euroleague qualifying rounds with Flames. The team was eliminated in the first preliminary round against Russian side UNICS. In the 2013–14 season, after Dourisseau won his second Dutch championship, GasTerra Flames announced that one of the stands in home arena MartiniPlaza would be named after him as the "Jason Dourisseau Tribune" (English: Jason Dourisseau Stand).[5]

In the 2014 offseason, Dourisseau signed with s.Oliver Baskets of the ProA, the second tier of basketball in Germany.[6]

On 21 July 2015, Dourisseau returned to Donar, by signing a 2-year deal with the club.[7]

National team career[edit]

In anticipation of his upcoming Dutch passport, Dourisseau was in the pre-selection of the Dutch national basketball team, as he was selected by Toon van Helfteren on June 13, 2015.[8] He was cut before playing an official game for the Netherlands.

Personal[edit]

In August 2015, Dourisseau officially became a Dutch citizen.[2]

Honors[edit]

Trophies[edit]

KR Basket

Donar

Awards[edit]

Donar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jason Dourisseau's profile". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  2. ^ a b Dourisseau is Nederlander geworden
  3. ^ ""Toppar allt sem ég hef gert á ferlinum"" (in Icelandic). Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Jason Dourisseau 2008-2009 Stats" (in Icelandic). Kki.is. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Dourisseau krijgt eigen tribune in MartiniPlaza" (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Double-Gewinner aus Holland wechselt nach Würzburg" (in German). Soliver-baskets.de. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Jason Dourisseau keert terug bij Donar" (in Dutch). Rtvnoord.nl. 21 July 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "Meeste seizoensprijzen naar GasTerra Flames". iBasketball (in Dutch). 2014-04-22. Archived from the original on 2014-04-22. Retrieved 2014-04-22.