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Jeff Roberson

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Jeff Roberson
No. 11 – Maine Red Claws
PositionForward
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1996-08-20) August 20, 1996 (age 24)
Houston, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolThe Kinkaid School
(Houston, Texas)
CollegeVanderbilt (2014–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentMaine Red Claws
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2018)

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Jeffrey Lynn Roberson, Jr. (born August 20, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Vanderbilt.

Early life[edit]

Roberson is the son of Jeffrey Sr. and Pamela Roberson. He attended The Kinkaid School in Houston, TX,[1] where he was a four-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference selection and a member of the All-Greater Houston Team[2]. Additionally, he was a finalist for the Guy V. Lewis Award, which is given to the top high school basketball player in Houston. Roberson chose to attend Vanderbilt over Harvard and Georgia Tech.[2]

College career[edit]

Roberson played four seasons at Vanderbilt,[3] appearing in 132 games with 115 starts. He scored 1,373 points in his four years with the program, which ranked 21st on Vanderbilt’s all-time scoring list at the end of the 2017-2018 season. He was one of only nine players in SEC history to finish in the top 10 in points per game, rebounds per game, field goal percentage, and free throw percentage in his senior season.[2] After being a role player his first three seasons,[4] Roberson was nominated to the Second Team All-SEC during his senior year after averaging 16.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.[5]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Roberson signed with the Boston Celtics in September 2018.[6] He was released in October after appearing in two of the Celtics' first four preseason games where he averaged 4.0 points per game.[7] On October 19, the Maine Red Claws announced that Roberson would join the team as a affiliate player.[8]

References[edit]

  1. Adam Sparks (26 January 2018). "Why Vanderbilt basketball player Jeff Roberson doesn't say much, miss much". The Tennessean. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Jeff Roberson - Men's Basketball". Vanderbilt University Athletics.
  3. Adam Sparks (23 February 2018). "Making case for Vanderbilt senior Jeff Roberson as All-SEC first-teamer". The Tennessean. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  4. Christian D'Andrea (5 March 2018). "What does Jeff Roberson's NBA future look like?". anchorofgold.com. SB Nation. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  5. "Celtics' Jeff Roberson: Inks camp deal with Boston". CBS Sports. 7 September 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  6. David Boclair (7 September 2018). "Two local NBA hopefuls sign with Boston Celtics". Nashville Post. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  7. David Boclair (11 October 2018). "Roberson, King released by Celtics". Nashville Post. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  8. Keith P. Smith (19 October 2018). "Maine Red Claws announce Affiliate Players Marcus Georges-Hunt, Justin Bibbs, Nick King and Jeff Roberson". celticsblog.com. SB Nation. Retrieved 14 January 2019.

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