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Encyclopedia > Jared Jeffries
Jared Jeffries
Position Forward
Height ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Team New York Knicks
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born November 25, 1981
Bloomington, Indiana
College Indiana
Draft 1st Round,11th overall, 2002
Washington Wizards
Pro career 2002 – present
Former teams Washington Wizards (2002-06)

Jared Scott Carter Jeffries (born November 25, 1981, in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA. He was drafted in 2002 by the Washington Wizards as the 11th overall pick. At 6'11", he plays at the small forward position, although he was known to play the starting shooting guard position on many occasions with the Wizards. In the context of basketball, forward usually refers to one of two positions: Power forward Small forward In addition, some basketball players share the attributes of a small forward and a point guard, and are accordingly called point forwards. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... Mid-19th century tool for converting between different standards of the inch An inch is an Imperial and U.S. customary unit of length. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... The international prototype, made of platinum-iridium, which is kept at the BIPM under conditions specified by the 1st CGPM in 1889. ... The New York Knicks, short for knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County Monroe Mayor Mark Kruzan Area    - City 51. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... 2002 NBA Draft - 26 June 2002 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Yao Ming became the first international player with no American college experience to be drafted number one overall. ... The Washington Wizards is a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County Monroe Mayor Mark Kruzan Area    - City 51. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The New York Knicks, short for knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... 2002 NBA Draft - 26 June 2002 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Yao Ming became the first international player with no American college experience to be drafted number one overall. ... The Washington Wizards is a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... LeBron James is one of the premier players listed at small forward. ... Shooting guard (SG), also known as “two guard” or “off guard”,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ...


Jeffries is a versatile player, able to do many things on the court including rebounding, ball-handling, and scoring. He is most well-known for his defense, however, as the Wizards often gave him the toughest defensive assignments. As an example, in the 2006 NBA Playoffs, he guarded LeBron James, star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, for most of their first-round series. The 2006 NBA Playoffs is the postseason of the National Basketball Associations 2005-2006 season. ... LeBron Raymone James (IPA: , born December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio), commonly nicknamed King James, is an American All-Star small forward in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) is a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ...


Before competing in the NBA, Jeffries attended high school at Bloomington High School North, advancing to the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) basketball finals in 2000 before losing to Marion High, led by current Trail Blazers forward Zach Randolph. In his last two years in high school, one of his teammates was future North Carolina center and Charlotte Bobcats power forward Sean May. He then attended Indiana University, where he played for two years before choosing to forgo his junior and senior years in favor of entering the NBA draft in 2002. While in college, he was a part of the team that advanced to the NCAA title game before losing to the Maryland Terrapins. Jeffries received the 2002 Silver Basketball from the Chicago Tribune as the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten. Marion from the air, looking southwest. ... Zach Randolph (born July 16, 1981 in Marion, Indiana) is a player in the National Basketball Association. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... The center is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... Sean Gregory May (born April 4, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois) is a professional basketball player playing as a power forward for the Charlotte Bobcats. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... // The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Silver Basketball is an award presented annually by the Chicago Tribune to the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Conference for both mens and womens basketball. ... The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. ... In sports, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best performing player or players on a specific team, in an entire league, or for a particular contest or series of contests. ... Big Ten redirects here. ...


The New York Knicks signed Jeffries on August 8, 2006 after the Wizards declined to match the Knicks' offer. [1] Shortly before the 2006 season, Jeffries suffered a wrist injury [2] and missed the first 23 games of the season.


Notes

  1. ^ http://www.nba.com/knicks/news/jeffries_060808.html
  2. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2645428

External links

  • NBA.com Profile - Jared Jeffries
2002 NBA Draft
First Round
Yao Ming | Jay Williams | Mike Dunleavy, Jr. | Drew Gooden | Nikoloz Tskitishvili | Dajuan Wagner | Maybyner "Nene" Hilario | Chris Wilcox | Amare Stoudemire | Caron Butler | Jared Jeffries | Melvin Ely | Marcus Haislip | Fred Jones | Bostjan Nachbar | Jiri Welsch | Juan Dixon | Curtis Borchardt | Ryan Humphrey | Kareem Rush | Qyntel Woods | Casey Jacobsen | Tayshaun Prince | Nenad Krstić | Frank Williams | John Salmons | Chris Jefferies | Dan Dickau
Second Round
Steve Logan | Roger Mason, Jr. | Robert Archibald | Vincent Yarbrough | Dan Gadzuric | Carlos Boozer | Milos Vujanić | David Andersen | Tito Maddox | Rod Grizzard | Juan Carlos Navarro | Mario Kasun | Ronald Murray | Jason Jennings | Lonny Baxter | Sam Clancy | Matt Barnes | Jamal Sampson | Chris Owens | Peter Fehse | Darius Songaila | Federico Kammerichs | Marcus Taylor | Rasual Butler | Tamar Slay | Mladen Sekularac | Luis Scola | Randy Holcomb | Corsley Edwards

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RotoTimes.com - Jared Jeffries - Notes (1147 words)
Jared Jeffries is set to make his debut with the Knicks tonight, according to the New York Daily News.
Jared Jeffries, who has yet to play this year due to a broken left wrist, was cleared for practice Monday, according to Newsday.
Jared Jeffries was not in the lineup Tuesday due to a strained left calf.
Jared Jeffries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (323 words)
Jared Scott Carter Jeffries (born November 25, 1981, in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA.
He was drafted in 2002 by the Washington Wizards as the 11th overall pick.
Jeffries received the 2002 Silver Basketball from the Chicago Tribune as the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten.
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