Shaquielle McKissic

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Shaquielle McKissic
Gaziantep Basketbol
Position Small forward
League Turkish Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1990-08-17) August 17, 1990 (age 28)
Seattle, Washington
Nationality American / Azerbaijani
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Kentridge (Kent, Washington)
College
NBA draft 2015 / Undrafted
Playing career 2015–present
Career history
2015 Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2015–2016 Changwon LG Sakers
2016–2017 Muratbey Uşak Sportif
2017 Gran Canaria
2017–2018 Avtodor Saratov
2018–present Gaziantep
Career highlights and awards

Shaquielle O'Neal McKissic (born August 17, 1990) is an American-Azerbaijani professional basketball player for Gaziantep of the Turkish Basketball Super League (BSL).

Collegiate career[edit]

In the 2009–10 and 2012–13 season, McKissic played for the Edmonds Community College.[1] In 2013, McKissic started playing for the Arizona State Sun Devils. In his final season, he averaged 12.4 points and 4.7 rebounds per game for the Sun Devils.[1]

Professional career[edit]

In July 2015, McKissic joined Victoria Libertas Pesaro of the Italian Serie A.[2]

On December 7, 2015, McKissic signed with the Changwon LG Sakers of the South Korean KBL.[3] In his season in South Korea, he averaged 16.1 points per game in the KBL.[4]

In June 2016, McKissic signed with Muratbey Uşak Sportif in Turkey.[5]

On June 29, 2017, McKissic signed a one-year deal with Gran Canaria.[6] On December 6, 2017, he parted ways with Gran Canaria after averaging 5.5 points per game in the Liga ACB,[7] due to disciplinary reasons after alleging a confrontation with coach Luis Casimiro.[8] Six days later, he signed with Russian club Avtodor Saratov for the rest of the 2017–18 season.[9]

Personal[edit]

In June 2017, McKissic received an Azerbaijani passport.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Shaquielle McKissic Profile". Thesundevils.com. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Vuelle Pesaro: ufficiale la firma del rookie Shaquielle McKissic" (in Italian). Sportando.com. 25 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Shaquielle McKissic joins LG Sakers". Court-side.com. 7 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Shaquielle McKissic". RealGM.com. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Shaquielle McKissic Muratbey Uşak Sportif'te!" (in Turkish). Basketdergisi.com. 13 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Gran Canaria signs Shaquielle McKissic
  7. ^ Shaquielle McKissic, Gran Canaria part ways
  8. ^ "Casimiro y Báez consideran que no hubo agresión a McKissic" (in Spanish). La Provincia. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 31 December 2017. 
  9. ^ Shaquielle McKissic inks with Avtodor Saratov
  10. ^ Shaquielle McKissic gets passport from Azerbaijan