Jevohn Shepherd

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Jevohn Shepherd
Proximus Spirou Charleroi
Position Small forward
League Scooore League
Personal information
Born (1986-04-08) April 8, 1986 (age 31)
Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Listed height 198 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Career information
High school West Hill Collegiate Institute
(Toronto, Ontario)
College Michigan (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Halifax Rainmen
2010–2011 GiroLive-Ballers Osnabrück
2011 Skyliners Frankfurt
2011–2012 ZZ Leiden
2012–2013 Steaua București
2013–2014 Fulgor Omegna
2014–2015 Barcellona
2015 OpenjobMetis Varese
2015–2016 Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2016–present Spirou Charleroi
Career highlights and awards

Jevohn Shepherd (born April 8, 1986) is a Canadian professional basketball player for Spirou Charleroi of the Scooore League.

High school[edit]

Shepherd attended West Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto.[1]

College career[edit]

Shepherd played for Michigan, in the Big Ten Conference of the NCAA Division I, from 2005 to 2009. As a senior, he captained the team to a second round appearance in the 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[2]

Professional career[edit]

After graduating in 2009, Shepherd signed with the Halifax Rainmen of the Premier Basketball League.[3] He averaged 8.5 points per game in eleven games for the Rainmen.

Following the season, Shepherd signed with German second tier team Giro-Live Ballers Osnabrück.[4] In March 2011 he signed with Skyliners Frankfurt in Germany where he averaged 4.7 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15 games.[5]

On July 22, 2011 Shepherd signed for Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden in the Dutch Basketball League (DBL).[6]

In August 2014, he signed with Basket Barcellona of the Italian second division.[7]

The next season, Shepherd signed with Italian first division side OpenjobMetis Varese for 2015-16.[8]

On August 11, 2016, Shepherd signed with Spirou Charleroi of the Belgian Basketball League.[9]

International career[edit]

Shepherd has represented Canada at various levels of competition. He first played with a Canadian squad at the 2005 and 2007 World University Games, helping the team to a surprise bronze medal in the latter competition.[10] He was called to the senior national team for the first time at the 2010 FIBA World Championship.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shepherd, Brown Remember Basketball Glory Days With West Hill". Scarborough Mirror. August 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Player Profile at ESPN.com
  3. ^ Profile at eurobasket.com
  4. ^ Jevohn Shepherd at sportsvision-service.com
  5. ^ DEUTSCHE BANK SKYLINERS halten Trio und verpflichten Jevohn Shepherd (German)
  6. ^ Jevohn Sheperd Signs With Dutch team at basketball.ca
  7. ^ Barcellona lands Jevohn Shepherd
  8. ^ "OpenjobMetis, Ingaggiato Jevohn Shepherd" [OpenjobMetis, Jevohn Shepherd is recruited]. PallacanestroVarese.it (in Italian). 22 July 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Jevohn Shepherd signs with Spirou Charleroi". Sportando.com. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  10. ^ Jevohn Shepherd at sportsvision-service.com
  11. ^ Profile at FIBA.com