May 5, 1976 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||235.4 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Clinton (Clinton, Mississippi)|
|NBA draft||1998 / Undrafted|
|Number||32, 7, 20, 15, 3|
|1998–1999||Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)|
|1999–2000||Richmond Rhythm (IBL)|
|2000–2001||Los Angeles Stars (ABA)|
|2001||Mobiline Phone Pals (Philippines)|
|2002||Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)|
|2003–2004||Café Najjar (Lebanon)|
|2004||JA Vichy (France)|
|2004–2005||Jeonju KCC Egis (South Korea)|
|2005–2006||RB Montecatini Terme (Italy)|
|2006||Sagesse Beirut (Lebanon)|
|2006–2009||Toyama Grouses (Japan)|
|2009||Toros de Aragua (Venezuela)|
|2009–2011||Fundación Adepal Alcázar (Spain)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jerod Davanta Ward (born May 5, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player, who played shooting guard, small forward, power forward and center positions.Currently is a college basketball analyst for ESPN.
Ward was the #1 recruit in the nation coming out of Clinton, Mississippi in 1994. He signed with the University of Michigan and comprised part of its highly touted Fab Five II that included Travis Conlan, Maceo Baston, Willie Mitchell, and Maurice Taylor. Though plagued by injuries at Michigan, Ward ranked 5th in career three-point field goals.
The 6'9", 235 lbs forward has played for the Grand Rapids Hoops of the CBA, In 1998–99, he averaged 14.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game and was named to the CBA All-Rookie team. He also played for CB Granada in Spain, Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) and was part of the Toronto Raptors training camp in 2002.
- "Jerod Ward Eurobasket Profile". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
- "Looking Back at Michigan's Top Recruits of the Past 20 Years". Umhoops.com. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
- "Jerod Ward Profile". Scfmanatees.com. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
- 1999-2000 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 310
- "Raptors Training Camp Roster". Nba.com. 30 September 2002. Retrieved 20 December 2013.