Marcus Faison

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Marcus Faison
Personal information
Born (1978-02-18) February 18, 1978 (age 39)
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Nationality American / Belgian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school Irvin (El Paso, Texas)
College Siena (1996–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2000–2002 Go-Pass Pepinster
2002 Adirondack Wildcats
2002–2006 Spirou Charleroi
2006 RheinEnergie Köln
2006–2007 Unicaja Málaga
2007–2008 Kyiv
2008 Beşiktaş Cola Turka
2009 ViveMenorca
2009–2010 Peristeri
2010 Dnipro
2010–2011 Oostende
2011–2012 Verviers-Pepinster
2012 Kryvbasbasket
2012 Petron Blaze Boosters
2012 Armia Tbilisi
2013 Esteghlal Zarin Qeshm
2013 KTP-Basket
Career highlights and awards

Marcus Vondell Faison (born February 18, 1978) is a Belgian-American professional basketball player. He played Division I basketball for Siena College prior to his professional career.[1] Was a prep standout at Irvin High School in El Paso, Texas.

College career[edit]

Faison played for Siena College in Loudonville, New York from 1996 to 2000. As a four-year starter, he was the leading scorer on teams that reached three consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championship games from 1997-2000.[1] He appeared in one NCAA tournament game in 1999, scoring 18 points in a loss to the #4 seeded Arkansas Razorbacks.[2] As a senior, he led Siena to a 24-9 record and an appearance in the National Invitation Tournament. He graduated in 2000 as Siena's third leading scorer in school history. He was named to the All-MAAC First Team three times and to the conference's 25th anniversary team in January 2006.[1]

Pro career[edit]

Faison joined Beşiktaş Cola Turka for the 2008-09 season.[3] In January 2009, he left Beşiktaş because of economic problems and later signed with Peristeri in Greece.[4]


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