|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||May 11, 1991|
Talavera, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Westview High School (Arizona)|
|College||Mapúa Institute of Technology|
|PBA draft||2015 Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall|
|Selected by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters|
|2015–2016||Rain or Shine Elasto Painters|
|2016–2017||Mahindra Floodbuster / Kia Picanto|
|2018–2019||Mandaluyong El Tigre|
|2019–2020||Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors|
|Career highlights and awards|
Nimes was born in Talavera, Nueva Ecija in the Philippines to Filipino parents and is the only boy among four siblings. At age four, his family moved to Australia and stayed there until he reached 15 years old. During his time in Australia he attended Good Shepherd Primary in Plumpton, Sydney and later attended Parramatta Marist High School in Westmead, Sydney where he played for the schools A-grade team as the unanimous super star athlete. Then, they moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he spent his high school years. He came back to the Philippines when he was 19 years old.
Nimes studied at the Mapua Institute of Technology and first played for the Mapua Cardinals in 2011 as a rookie. In his rookie season, he averaged 15.8 points and 4.7 rebounds that earned him the Rookie of the Year honors. He missed full two seasons in 2013 and 2014 due to back problems and an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury on his left knee. He has since returned to action in 2015 while attempting to lead the Cardinals in his final collegiate year.
PBA career statistics
|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|
As of the end of 2016–17 season
|2015–16||Rain or Shine||24||8.0||.325||.286||.533||1.4||.8||.1||.0||1.6|
- "Up close: Josan Nimes, NCAA 2011 Rookie of the Year". Mapúa Institute of Technology. January 12, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- Bolante, Mikkel (June 21, 2012). "NCAA Season 88 Preview, Part Two: Mapua, Lyceum, Perpetual dream of playoffs". InterAksyon. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- Lozada, Mei-Lin (June 27, 2015). "Comebacking Josan Nimes believes long-suffering Cardinals no longer NCAA pushovers". Spin.ph. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- Terrado, Reuben (June 16, 2014). "High-scoring Josan Nimes mysteriously left out of Mapua lineup for second straight season". Spin.ph. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- Sacamos, Karlo (June 17, 2013). "Gab Banal leaves team, Nimes ruled out with injury". Spin.ph. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- Lozada, Bong (June 27, 2015). "San Beda coach Jarin happy for return of Mapua's Nimes". Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- "Cafe France tops Boracay Rum behind big scoring night from Josan Nimes; Arellano-Air 21, Cagayan win". InterAksyon. November 11, 2013. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
- "Moala Tautuaa goes first overall in 2015 PBA Draft". Rappler. August 23, 2015. Retrieved August 23, 2015.
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