Jason Sasser

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Jason Sasser
Personal information
Born (1974-01-03) January 3, 1974 (age 45)
Denton, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolJustin F. Kimball (Dallas, Texas)
CollegeTexas Tech (1992–1996)
NBA draft1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career1996–2009
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1996–1997Sioux Falls Skyforce
1997San Antonio Spurs
1997Dallas Mavericks
1997–1999Sioux Falls Skyforce
1999Vancouver Grizzlies
1999–2000New Mexico Slam
2000–2001Kansas City Knights
2001Pop Cola Panthers
2001–2002Casademont Girona
2002Gary Steelheads
2003–2004TSK/GHP Bamberg
2004–2005Overense Aerosoles Ovar
2007–2008Yakama Sun Kings
2008Al Arabi
2008–2009Pusan KTF Magic Wings
Career highlights and awards

Jason Jermane Sasser (born January 3, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player. He was a 6'7" (201 cm) 225 lb (102 kg) small forward who graduated Justin F. Kimball High School in Dallas, Texas, and played collegiately for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He played in the NBA from 1997 to 1999.

He played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[1]

Sasser was selected with the 12th pick of the second round in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. He played for three different teams in parts of two NBA seasons, and played in the CBA for the Gary Steelheads and Yakama Sun Kings and overseas in Spain, Germany, Portugal, Kuwait, the Philippines, and South Korea.[2][3]

His younger brother, Jeryl, also played in the NBA.[4]

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