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.


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.


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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