Zachery Peacock

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Zachery Peacock
Zach Peacock.jpg
Peacock with Georgia Tech in 2007
No. 15 – JL Bourg
PositionCenter
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1987-10-13) October 13, 1987 (age 31)
Miami, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight107 kg (236 lb)
Career information
High schoolMiami Norland (Miami, Florida)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Gießen 46ers
2011–2012Eisbären Bremerhaven
2012–2013Skyliners Frankfurt
2013–2014SOMB
2014–2015Cholet
2015–2016Melikşah Üniversitesi
2016–presentJL Bourg
Career highlights and awards

Zachery Xavier Peacock II (born October 13, 1987) is an American basketball player, who currently plays for JL Bourg Basket of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for Georgia Tech, before starting a professional career in 2010. In his career he played for several teams in Germany and France.[1]

College career[edit]

He played four seasons with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, where he averaged 8.3 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Peacock signed with the Gießen 46ers of the German Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) on August 2.[3] In his rookie season, he averaged 13.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.[1] For the following 2011–12 season, he transferred to other BBL team Eisbären Bremerhaven,[4] where he averaged 11.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.[1] In October 2012, Peacock signed with his third BBL club Fraport Skyliners,[5] where averaged 15.4 points and 5.2 rebound per game.[1]

In the 2013–14 season, Peacock played in the French second-tier Pro B, with SOMB. He averaged 20.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game with SOMB.[1] He won the Foreign MVP award in his debut season and helped the team advance to Pro A.[6] In June 2014, he signed with Cholet Basket of the first tier Pro A.[7] However, in February 2015 he was released from the team after being suspended following a discussion with his teammate Nick Minnerath.[8] Peacock then signed with Turkish side Melikşah Üniversitesi S.K. of the Turkish second-tier TBL the following week.[9] Peacock finished the season averaging 15.6 points and 8.9 rebounds per game.[1]

In June 2015, Peacock returned to France by signing with JL Bourg Basket of the Pro B to a two-year deal.[10] A year later, he achieved promotion to the Pro A with the club.[11] In the 2016–17 season, Peacock was named the LNB Pro B MVP while leading his team to the championship and promotion. In May 2018, Peacock won the Pro A Most Valuable Player Award after leading the league in points, 19.3 per game, and evaluation rating, 20.3 per game.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f realgm.com Zachery Peacock at Realgm, accessed May 19, 2017
  2. ^ sports-reference.com Zachery Peacock Stats, accessed May 19, 2017
  3. ^ sportando.com Zachery Peacock inks with Giessen 46ers, accessed May 19, 2017
  4. ^ sportando.com Eisbaren Bremerhaven tab Zachery Peacock, accessed May 19, 2017
  5. ^ sportando.com Fraport Skyliners ink Zachery Peacock, accessed May 19, 2017
  6. ^ basketactu.com Trophées LNB : Diot et Falker sacrés MVP!, accessed May 19, 2017
  7. ^ sportando.com Cholet announces Zachery Peacock, accessed May 19, 2017
  8. ^ sportando.com Cholet suspends Zachery Peacock, accessed May 19, 2017
  9. ^ sportando.com Zachery Peacock signs with Mondi Meliksah Universitesi, accessed May 19, 2017
  10. ^ sportando.com Zachery Peacock signs a two-year deal with JL Bourg, accessed May 19, 2017
  11. ^ sportando.com JL Bourg re-signs Maxime Courby and Zachery Peacock, accessed May 19, 2017
  12. ^ par LNB (2018-05-15). "Zach Peacock dans l'histoire". Lnb.fr. Retrieved 2018-05-19.

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