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Encyclopedia > Jermaine O'Neal
Jermaine O'Neal
Position Power forward / Center
Height ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight 260 lb (117.9 kg)
League NBA
Team Toronto Raptors
Jersey #6
Born October 13, 1978 (1978-10-13) (age 29)
Columbia, South Carolina
Nationality USA
High school Eau Claire High School
College None
Draft 17th overall, 1996
Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 1996–present
Former teams Portland Trail Blazers (1996–2000)
Indiana Pacers (2000–2008)
Awards
Official profile Info Page

Jermaine L. O'Neal (born October 13, 1978, in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American National Basketball Association player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors. Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kg redirects here. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude 78° 32′ W to 83... The 1996 NBA Draft was the 54th draft in the National Basketball Association. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The National Basketball Association staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... The NBA Most Improved Player Award is the annual award presented at seasons end to the National Basketball Association (NBA) player who has made the most noticeable improvement from the previous season or seasons. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Columbia (disambiguation). ... NBA redirects here. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ...


O'Neal, a 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 260 lb (118 kg) forward-center, declared his eligibility for the 1996 NBA Draft straight out of high school and was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 17th pick of the first round. The 1996 NBA Draft was the 54th draft in the National Basketball Association. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ...

Contents

NBA career

In Portland, O'Neal spent most of his time coming off the bench. Jermaine averaged 10.77 minutes and 3.75 points per game during his 4 years with the Trail Blazers.[1] He became the youngest player to play in an NBA game at the age of 18 years and one month (a mark has since been eclipsed by Andrew Bynum[2]). Andrew Bynum (born October 27, 1987 in Plainsboro, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


During the 2000 off-season, O'Neal was traded to the Indiana Pacers along with Joe Kleine in exchange for Dale Davis. At Indiana, O'Neal was named a starter and became a standout player, averaging 12.9 points in his first season, three times more than any season he had at Portland. His averages continued to improve in the following seasons. In the 2001–02 season, O'Neal averaged 19.0 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game on the way to winning the NBA Most Improved Player Award. He also earned his first NBA All-Star Game selection and his first All-NBA Team selection, being selected to the All-NBA Third Team. The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Joseph William Kleine (b. ... Elliott Lydell (Dale) Davis (born March 25, 1969 in Toccoa, Georgia) is an American professional basketball player who plays center and power forward for the Detroit Pistons. ... The NBA Most Improved Player Award is the annual award presented at seasons end to the National Basketball Association (NBA) player who has made the most noticeable improvement from the previous season or seasons. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... The Associated Press All-NBA Team, also known simply as the All-NBA Team, is an annual honor bestowed on the best players in the league following every NBA season. ...


In the 2002–03 season, O'Neal continued to improve and became one of only three NBA players to average at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game. He was selected to start in the NBA All-Star Game and was again selected to the All-NBA Third Team. On July 16, 2003, O'Neal signed a 7 year, $123 million contract, the max deal allowed. [3] The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ...


By the 2003–04 season, O'Neal was averaging 20.1 points and ten rebounds per game, leading the Pacers to the best record in the NBA, earning an All-NBA Second Team selection and placing third in MVP balloting. In the playoffs, he helped lead the Pacers to an Eastern Conference finals appearance against the Detroit Pistons. However, he was ineffective because of injury, and the Pacers lost to the Pistons in six games. The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The National Basketball Association first named a Most Valuable Player after the 1955-56 NBA season. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


He was a member of the US national team that finished in sixth place in the 2002 FIBA World Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana. Though he helped the U.S. team qualify for the Olympics during the 2003 Tournament of the Americas and was a member of the 'core group' for the Olympics, a knee injury forced him to drop out of the national team that competed in the 2004 Olympics. The United States mens national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international mens basketball. ... The 2002 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA from August 29 to September 8, 2002. ... Indianapolis redirects here. ... The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, commonly known as the 2004 Summer Olympics were the 28th Summer Olympic Games. ...


2004–05

On November 19, 2004, O'Neal became involved in a massive brawl at the end of a game against Detroit, and was filmed striking a Pistons supporter on the basketball court. As a result, O'Neal was suspended indefinitely by Commissioner David Stern while the NBA investigated the incident. On November 21, O'Neal received a 25-game suspension for his part in the brawl. However, thanks to the urging of an arbitrator just before Christmas, Jermaine won a ten-game reduction in his sentence. He ended up playing in only 44 games. is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ron Artest charging into the stands, about to punch the man (in the black shirt) whom he thought was responsible for throwing a cup at him. ... For other persons named David Stern, see David Stern (disambiguation). ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


2005–07

O'Neal fought injuries during the 2005–06 season, and played in only 51 games. Still, he was voted by the fans as the starting forward for the Eastern Conference All-Star team (he was later replaced by Gilbert Arenas due to injury[4]). The Pacers entered the 2006 Playoffs as the 6th seed. They eventually lost to the New Jersey Nets in six games. O'Neal missed 13 more games in the 2006–07 season as the Pacers missed the playoffs altogether. Gilbert Jay Arenas Jr. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team. ...


2007–08

O'Neal missed huge amounts of time, especially towards the end of the season, as the Pacers struggled to compete. O'Neal's production and stats declined as well. He has 2 years and $44 million dollars left on his deal. His declining play and injuries make his contract a huge albatross. The Pacers were looking to move the huge contract. On June 25, 2008, it was reported that O'Neal and the 41st pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, Nathan Jawai will be sent to Toronto for T.J. Ford, Rasho Nesterovic, Maceo Baston and the 17th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, Roy Hibbert. The trade was finalized on July 9, 2008.[5] is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2008 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2008 at the Washington Mutual Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... Terrance Jerod T.J. Ford (born March 24, 1983, in Houston, Texas) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA, currently playing for the Toronto Raptors. ... Radoslav Nesterovic (born May 30, 1976 in Ljubljana, Slovenia) is a professional basketball player playing with Center position (7 feet tall - 2. ... Maceo Demond Baston (born May 29, 1976 in Corsicana, Texas, United States) is an American professional basketball player with the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. // Baston played college basketball at the University of Michigan. ... Roy Denzil Hibbert (born December 11, 1986) is a collegiate mens basketball player in the NCAA. He attends Georgetown University where he is currently in his senior year. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


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O'Neal is known for his outspokenness on race in the NBA. After the NBA enacted its controversial age-limit to enter the NBA Draft, O'Neal told reporters that he felt that race was a factor on why the NBA has a different standard than other professional sports leagues like the NHL or Major League Baseball (where players frequently enter the draft immediately after high school). The NBA Draft is an annual North American event in which the National Basketball Associations (NBA) thirty teams (29 in the United States and one in Canada) can select players who wish to join the league. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ...


Career highlights

  • 6-time NBA All-Star: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • 3-time All-NBA:
  • Second Team: 2004
  • Third Team: 2002, 2003
  • NBA Most Improved Player Award: 2002
  • NBA Magic Johnson Award: 2004
  • NBA regular-season leader, blocks: 2001 (228)
  • Holds Indiana Pacers franchise records for:[6]
  • Most blocks, game: 10 (January 22, 2003 vs. the Toronto Raptors)
  • Most blocks, season: 228 (2000–01)
  • Most rebounds, game, playoffs: 22 (Game 5, 2003 Eastern Conference First Round)
  • Highest rebounding average, playoff series: 17.5 (2003 Eastern Conference First Round)
  • Most free throws attempted, game: 25 (January 4, 2005 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks)

The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Trivia

  • Jermaine also played football as a teenager. He was a quarterback on the Eau Claire High School team through his junior year.[7]
  • In the 2000–01 season, Jermaine became the first Pacer in franchise history to reject more than 200 shots in a season.[7]
  • Jermaine's hobbies include reading, bowling, video games and billiards.[7]
  • On off-days, Jermaine likes to take his daughter, Asjia, bowling.[7]
  • Has an older brother named Clifford.[6]
  • Jermaine owns a recording studio named Bogota Entertainment, located in Atlanta, Georgia.[6]
  • On February 9, 2008, Louisville coach Rick Pitino claimed that Jermaine O'Neal was the recruit he was most disappointed about losing in his coaching career. O'Neal opted for the NBA Draft instead of attending the University of Kentucky.

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NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

In basketball, the term field goal is the term for any basket not made from the free throw line. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2007 In basketball, a three-point field goal, three-pointer, three-point shot, or simply three is a field goal made from beyond the three point line, a designated semi-ellipsoid arc radiating from the basket. ... It has been suggested that Three point play be merged into this article or section. ... A rebound in basketball is the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball after a missed field goal or free throw. ... In basketball, an assist is attributed to a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal, meaning that he or she was assisting in the basket. ... In basketball, a steal occurs when a defensive player legally deflects and controls, catches, or bats to a teammate a pass or dribble of an offensive player. ... Oscar Torres (13) is in position to block this shot. ...

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1996–97 Portland 45 0 10.2 .451 .000 .603 2.8 .2 .0 .6 4.1
1997–98 Portland 60 9 13.5 .485 .000 .506 3.4 .3 .2 1.0 4.5
1998–99 Portland 36 1 8.6 .434 .000 .514 2.7 .4 .1 .4 2.5
1999–00 Portland 70 8 12.3 .486 .000 .582 3.3 .3 .2 .8 3.9
2000–01 Indiana 81 80 32.6 .465 .000 .601 9.8 1.2 .6 2.8 12.9
2001–02 Indiana 72 72 37.6 .479 .071 .688 10.5 1.6 .6 2.3 19.0
2002–03 Indiana 77 76 37.2 .484 .333 .731 10.3 2.0 .9 2.3 20.8
2003–04 Indiana 78 78 35.7 .434 .111 .757 10.0 2.1 .8 2.5 20.1
2004–05 Indiana 44 41 34.8 .452 .167 .754 8.8 1.9 .6 2.0 24.3
2005–06 Indiana 51 47 35.3 .472 .300 .709 9.3 2.6 .5 2.3 20.1
2006–07 Indiana 69 69 35.6 .436 .000 .767 9.6 2.4 .7 2.6 19.4
2007–08 Indiana 42 34 28.7 .439 .000 .742 6.7 2.2 .5 2.1 13.6
Career 725 515 28.2 .459 .154 .705 7.7 1.5 .5 1.9 14.3
All-Star 5 2 24.0 .478 .000 .667 7.6 .8 .8 1.4 11.2

The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1996–97 Portland 2 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .5 .0 .0 .5 .0
1997–98 Portland 1 0 3.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 2.0 .0
1998–99 Portland 9 0 6.1 .400 .000 .500 1.9 .1 .0 .3 1.6
1999–00 Portland 8 0 4.8 .273 .000 .667 .9 .1 .0 .4 1.5
2000–01 Indiana 4 4 39.3 .436 .000 .500 12.5 1.8 .0 2.5 9.8
2001–02 Indiana 5 5 38.4 .447 .000 .750 7.6 1.0 .8 1.6 17.2
2002–03 Indiana 6 6 45.3 .467 .000 .785 17.5 .7 .5 3.0 22.8
2003–04 Indiana 16 16 37.8 .423 .000 .700 9.1 1.2 .5 2.2 19.2
2004–05 Indiana 13 13 36.6 .365 .000 .750 8.0 2.2 .5 2.6 16.0
2005–06 Indiana 6 6 36.0 .524 .000 .717 7.5 1.7 .5 2.3 21.0
Career 70 50 28.8 .421 .000 .714 7.3 1.1 .4 1.8 13.3

The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...

References

  1. ^ ESPN - Jermaine O'Neal Stats, News, Photos – Indiana Pacers – NBA Basketball
  2. ^ Andrew Bynum Bio from nba.com/lakers
  3. ^ Transactions - Jul. 16, 2003
  4. ^ ESPN - Arenas All-Star replacement for Pacers' O'Neal - NBA
  5. ^ Sources: Pacers agree to O'Neal-for-Ford swap with Raptors
  6. ^ a b c NBA.com : Jermaine O'Neal Bio Page
  7. ^ a b c d JockBio: Jermaine O'Neal Facts

External links

Preceded by
Tracy McGrady
NBA Most Improved Player
2001–02
Succeeded by
Gilbert Arenas

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