Juan Mendez (basketball)

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Juan Mendez
Personal information
Born (1981-09-23) September 23, 1981 (age 34)
Montreal, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Florida Air Academy
(Melbourne, Florida)
College Niagara (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Position Power forward
Career history
2005–2006 Panellinios
2006–2007 Ironi Nahariya
2007–2008 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2008–2009 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
2012–2013 Montreal Jazz
Career highlights and awards

Juan Méndez (born September 23, 1981) is a professional basketball player who played for the Niagara University men's university basketball team from 2001 to 2005. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Mendez played with the Canadian national basketball team in the Americas Championship 2007 averaging 8.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game.


  • Sex: Male
  • Position: PF
  • Height: 2.03 m (6'8")
  • Weight: 245 lbs
  • Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

Career Highs[edit]

Juan entered his senior year with over 1,500 career points. This put him close to Calvin Murphy on Niagara's all time lists. Juan is also the highest scoring Canadian in NCAA Division 1 history.

Professional career[edit]

Since graduating college, Mendez has played overseas.

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