Othyus Jeffers life and biography

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Othyus Jeffers biography

Date of birth : 1985-08-15
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-07
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard-forward for the Washington Wizards, NBA Draft

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Othyus Jeffers is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards.

Career history:

Iowa Energy (D-League) (2008–2009, 2009–2010, 2010–2011)
NGC Cantù (Italy) (2009–2010)
Utah Jazz (2010)
San Antonio Spurs (2011)
Washington Wizards (2011–present)

2009-10 :

Became the 18th D-League Call-Up to the NBA this season when signed by the Jazz to a 10-day contract on 3/3 … Is the fifth D-League Call-Up in Jazz history (Rusty LaRue, Mikki Moore, Louis Amundson, Sundiata Gaines) and second of the season (Gaines) … Prior to his call-up, appeared in 22 games (16 starts) with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, averaging 14.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game … Scored a season-high 24 points at Dakota 1/14 … Picked up a season-high 13 rebounds twice this season … Had a season-high six steals vs. Albuquerque 1/17… Had 11 games of 15 or more points … Began the season with NGC Cantu in Italy, averaging 9.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals.

COLLEGE:

Concluded his collegiate career at NAIA school Robert Morris University in Chicago, averaging 24.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists … Earned The Sporting News NAIA Player of the Year and Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors … Prior to that, spent two seasons at Illinois-Chicago, averaging 13.5 points and 8.1 rebounds … Began his collegiate career at Los Angeles Southwest College, averaging 22.3 points and 10.3 rebounds.

PERSONAL:

Son of Geraldine Allen
Grew up on Chicago’s West Side
As a senior at Hubbard H.S., averaged 28 points and 16 rebounds
Received First Team All-State, All-Area and All-Conference accolades
Led his team to IHSA Regional and Sectional titles in 2003
Had his No. 12 jersey retired in 2003
Earned All-Conference honors after his junior season after averaging 22 points and 11 rebounds
Switched original major of psychology/sociology at Illinois-Chicago to business major, on track for an associate degree this Spring


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