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Position
G
 
Jersey
55
Name  Pierre Jackson
Born  8/29/1991
Height  5-10
Weight  180
College  Baylor
Home Town  Las Vegas, Nevada
High School  Desert Pines
 
Notes:
2013: Selected by Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (42nd overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to New Orleans, July 12th...2014: Traded to Philadelphia for Russ Smith, June 27th.

Named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award and to the All-Big 12 First Team in both seasons at the Division I level...Honored as the NIT`s Most Outstanding Player as a senior after leading the Bears to the postseason tournament`s title...Earned an All-American Honorable Mention and was a unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie pick by the league`s coaches...Named NJCAA Division I first-team All-American, Scenic West Athletic Conference Player of the Year and NJCAA Division I Player of the Year in his final season as a junior college player...Set school single-season scoring record as a senior with 712 points and 192 made free throw attempts...Paced the Big 12 with 19.8 points and 7.1 assists per contest to become the first player to lead a power-6 conference in both categories since the 1998-99 season...Knocked down at least one shot from beyond the arc in all 38 games of the 2012-13 campaign...One of just five players in school history to reach the 1,000 point mark in only two seasons...Overcomes lack of size with exceptional quickness...May have trouble against smarter defenders at the next level...Pesky on the defensive end...Has quick release and confidence on jump shot.

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