Jamaar Taylor – Guard – FREE AGENT

Name:Jamaar Taylor
Born:April 26, 1994
Passport:American
Position:Guard
Height:193 cm / 6’4”
Team:FREE AGENT

Jamaar Taylor is a skilled, physical, and athletic guard. He has the ability to create on his own, pass, and score, which helps him in pick and roll and one-on-one plays. Jamaar can score off the dribble or coming off screens. He is an exceptional defender and is capable of pressuring guards full court, denying the ball, taking charges, getting steals, and fighting through screens or defending forwards. Because of his low stance, balance, toughness, anticipation, and discipline he is extremely hard to play against. In addition to being a great defender, he is a tremendous rebounder for a guard. He uses his body incredibly well to avoid getting screened by bigger players. Offensively, he keeps it simple using single moves, physicality, and athleticism to get by defenders. His mid-range pull up shots, transition plays, and finishes around the basket with authority are his go-to offensive moves.

During the first part of 2019/2020 season until December 1st, Jamaar Taylor played for Kordall Steelers in Luxembourg. He averaged 27 points per game and 6 rebounds and their record was 5:4.

During his senior year at The University of Montevallo, Jamaar averaged 24 points, 5 rebounds, 1.2 steals per game, and shot 51% from the field, 45% from the 3-point line, and 83% from the charity line. Below are highlights and full games.

Senior Year Highlights:

Full Games:

36 points, 5 rebounds, & 3 assists vs. University of West Florida

31 points & 7 rebounds vs. University of Alabama at Huntsville

During his junior season at The University of Montevallo, Jamaar averaged 16 points, 5 rebounds, and shot 50% from the field, 38% from behind the 3-point line, and 79% from the free throw line. He was named the Peach Belt All-Conference Team. Below are high highlights:

Prior to The University of Montevallo, Jamaar played for outstanding junior college programs. At Indian Hills Community College, he averaged 12 points per game and during his freshman year at Chipola College, he averaged 14 points per game.

Achievements:

2016/2017 Peach Belt All Conference Team Selection

Eric Garcia – Point Guard – Soles (Mexico)

Name: Eric Garcia
Born: October 5, 1994
Passport: American
Position: Point Guard
Height: 183 cm / 6’0″
Team: Soles (Mexico)

Eric Garcia is a calm, composed, and crafty point guard who has the ability to create for others or get his own shot. He is a great pick and roll player who is capable to get to any spot on the floor. Eric is a true court leader and makes teammates better because of his ability to make timely passes and lead. He can score off the dribble or coming off screens. Because of his low stance, balance, toughness, high IQ, anticipation, and discipline, he is a solid defender. Eric uses his body incredibly well to draw fouls and has led his teams in free throw attempts. His pick and roll skills, passing, mid-range pull up shots, transition plays, and shooting from behind the 3-point line are his go-to offensive moves.

During 2018/2019 season, Eric won the Swedish  championship with Sodertalje Kings. They played two FIBA Europe Cup qualifications games against Israeli team Nes-Ziona, but Sodertalje did not advance. He averaged 11 points and 7.5 assists in those two qualifications games. In Swedish league, Eric averaged 11 points, 5 assists, and 3 rebounds per game and shot 49% from the field, 43% from behind the 3-point line, and 85% from the charity line. Below are his highlights from Swedish league:

During 2017/2018 rookie season, Eric first played for Macedonian Adriatic League team, MZT Skopje and averaged 11 points and 6 assists per game. Later on in the season, he moved to play for one of the top Finish teams Kataja, where he averaged 15 points and 6 assists per game, and shot 50% from the field, 44% from behind the 3-point line, and 83% from the free throw line. Below are full games from both Adriatic and Finish leagues.

Full Games

Win vs. Partizan – #3 in blue: 17 points & 9 assists

vs. Cibona – 14 points & 9 assists

vs. Zadar – 15 points

Win vs. Korihait – #32 in white: 17 points, 12 assists, & 5 rebounds

During his senior year at Wofford College, Eric averaged 14 points and 7 assists (2nd in all NCAA I) per game, and shot 45% from the field, 45% from behind the 3-point line, and amazing 92% from the free throw line. Eric had 3.77 assist to turnover ratio which was 4th in NCAA I. With Wofford College, he won 2 Southern Conference Championships and advanced twice to play at the NCAA Tournament. Below are his college highlights:

Justin Gray – Forward – BC Rahoveci (Balkan League)

Name: Justin Gray
Born: December 15, 1995
Passport: American/U.S. Virgin Islands
Position: Forward
Height: 198 cm / 6’6″
Team: BC Rahoveci (Balkan League)

Justin Gray is a 198 cm (6’6”) forward who has an outstanding all-around game. He is long and athletic, and has a great one or two dribble pull-up or step-back shot from mid-range. Justin is outstanding in getting into the lane and playing off two feet to create his own shot or to get teammates in position to score. His biggest strength on offense is his mid-range game where he can face-up and use his athletic ability to elevate over defenders and shoot, or drive and finish with either hand around the basket. Justin is a coachable player who keeps it simple and reads defense well. He runs the floor well, finishes strong, and makes excellent decisions in transition or half court offense. He is a great on-the-ball defender where he uses his size, athletic ability, and footwork to stop perimeter players and power forwards, which adds versatility to his defensive skill set. When guards are being pressured, he brings the ball up the floor and has the ability to start his team’s offense. Justin is a very reliable and consistent player that brings stability and competitive drive to his teams.

During 2018/2019 season, Justin played for Bristol Flyers in British League. He averaged 14 points, 5 rebounds, 1.2 steals per game and shot 42% from the field, 34% from behind the 3-point line, and 74% from the charity line. Below are highlights and some full games from British league:

24 points & 5 rebounds vs. Plymouth

20 points, 10 rebounds, & 2 steals vs. Worchester

25 points, 4 rebounds, & 2 steals vs. Manchester

During his 4-years at Texas Tech University he played for two great coaches, Chris Beard and Tubby Smith. Throughout his college career he played an average of 24 minutes per game and averaged 8 points and 4 rebounds per game and shot 50% from the field and 80% from the free throw line. During his senior season, the team made it to Elite 8 of NCAA Tournament and finished 2nd in Big 12 Conference. This was Texas Tech’s most accomplished season ever. He was All-Big 12 Academic 1st Team during last three of his four seasons and All-Big 12 Academic Rookie Team  during his freshman year at Texas Tech University. Below are his highlights from his senior season:

In his years at Texas Tech University he had some outstanding games versus top ranked teams:

23 points & 7 rebounds vs. Kansas State (GAME BELOW)

20 points & 7 rebounds vs. No. 1 ranked Oklahoma (GAME BELOW)

18 points vs. TCU

17 points vs. No. 21 ranked Baylor

16 points vs. Oklahoma State

13 points & 10 rebounds vs. No. 5 ranked Baylor

15 points vs. No. 14 ranked Iowa State

15 points vs. No. 10 ranked West Virginia

12 points, 6 rebounds, & 3 steals vs No. 10 ranked Kansas (GAME BELOW)

12 points & 7 rebounds vs. No. 11 ranked Purdue (GAME BELOW)

Below are his highlights from his junior season:

He has been a member of U.S. Virgin Islands’ National Team. In a win against Canada, Justin had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Below are highlights from that game:

Career

2018/2019 Bristol Flyers – UK 14ppg, 5rpg, 1.2spg
2017/2018 Texas Tech University – NCAA I 5ppg, 4rpg, FG: 47%, FT: 8o%
2016/2017 Texas Tech University – NCAA I 9ppg, 5rpg, FG: 53%, FT: 73%                                         
2015/2016 Texas Tech University – NCAA I 9ppg, 4rpg, FG: 51%, FT: 78%
2014/2015 Texas Tech University – NCAA I 7ppg, 3rpg, FG: 49%, FT: 72%

Achievements

 2017/2018 Elite 8 of NCAA Tournament
 2018/2017, 2016/2017, 2015/2016 All-Big 12 Academic 1st Team
2014/2015 All-Big 12 Academic Rookie Team

Videos

#5 in black: 12 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals vs. No. 10 ranked Kansas

https://youtu.be/SLqf1gGmnwM

23 points & 7 rebounds vs. Kansas State

20 points, 7 rebounds, & 3 assists vs. No. 1 ranked Oklahoma

12 points & 7 rebounds vs. No. 11 ranked Purdue University

Ridell Camidge – Shooting Guard – FREE AGENT

Name: Ridell Camidge
Born: July 16, 1996
Passport: American
Position: Shooting Guard
Height: 192 cm / 6’4″
Team: FREE AGENT

Ridell Camidge is a 192 cm shooting guard who can score in various ways. He is an unselfish guard who posses incredible ability to create his own shot in one-on-one play, open court, and ball screen situations. In addition, he reads defense well and can easily get to his “sweet spots” on the floor. Ridell is an exceptional 3-point shooter, which makes him a real offensive threat. He is a natural scorer from all over the floor and rebounds well. Because he is bouncy with the ball and jabs, he can create his own shot, but he is also capable of coming off screens and making shots. Ridell’s passes out of pick and roll trap or full-court trap are precise and on-target, as he uses pass fakes and does not panic. Because of his versatility, size, and competitive nature, he is a solid defender.

Since January of 2019 Ridell played for Joondalup Wolves in Australian 2nd division and averaged 19 points, 3.5 rebounds per game, and shot 46% from the field, 40% behind the 3-point line and 83% from the free throw line. They finished in the first place in the regular season and lost in the Finals.

Highlights from Australian SBL league during 2018/2019 season:

Highlights from one of his SBL games in which he had 46 points:

Full games from Australian SBL league:

#5 in Black: 32 points vs. Bucs

#5 in Black: 30 points vs. Senators

#5 in white: 24 points & 4 rebounds vs. Lakeside Lightning

During 2017/2018 season, Ridell played for Oklahoma City University. The team finished as conference co-champs and made it to Sweet 16 of the NAIA National Tournament. He averaged 19 points and 6 rebounds per game with 44% shooting from the field, 42% behind the 3-point line, and 75% from the free throw line. He was named NAIA All-American and 1st Team Sooner Athletic Conference. Below are his highlights from Oklahoma City University:

During 2016/2017 season, Ridell played for one of the top NCAA II basketball programs, Tarleton State University. He averaged 15 points and 4 rebounds per contest and shot 40% from the field, 36% behind the 3-point line, and 90% from the free throw line. The team finished 2nd in conference with 22:8 record. Below are his highlights from Tarleton State University:

During his sophomore season, Ridell played for University of North Carolina at Charlotte and in 18 minutes he averaged 4 points and 2 rebounds per game. During 2014/2015 season, he played for Cloud County Community College and averaged 13 points and 5 rebounds per game.

Career

2018/2019 Joondalup Wolves  19ppg, 3.5rpg, FG: 46%, 3PT: 40%, FT: 83%
2017/2018 Oklahoma City University – NAIA 19ppg, 6rpg, FG:44%, 3PT: 42%, FT: 75%
2016/2017 Tarleton State University- NCAA II  15ppg, 4rpg, FG: 40%, 3PT: 36%, FT: 90%
2015/2016 The University of North Carolina at Charlotte – NCAA I 4ppg, 2rpg
2014/2015 Cloud County Community College – JUCO  13ppg, 5rpg, 3PT: 38%

Achievements

2017/2018 Sooner Athletic Conference Co-Champion
2017/2018 NAIA All-American
2017/2018 1st Team All – Sooner Athletic Conference Selection
2016/2017 2nd Team All – Lone Star Conference Selection

Videos

Full Games:

Oklahoma City University vs. John Brown University (#3 in blue: 42 points & 10 rebounds)

Oklahoma City University vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State University (#3 in blue: 37 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds)

Brooks Miller – Head Coach – Trine University

Coach Brooks Miller has more than 17 years of collegiate basketball playing and coaching experience, including serving as a graduate assistant coach to Bob Knight at Texas Tech University. Coach Miller’s eight-year career as head coach at Trine University has included eight consecutive top-four MIAA finishes which culminated in the 2019 MIAA Regular-Season Championship. The 2019 MIAA Title was the first MIAA Championship in Trine history. with an overall record of 124-84 (0.60). 

The Thunder have also compiled a 68-44 MIAA record and advanced to the post season each year under Coach Miller. In 2016, they advanced to the MIAA Tournament Championship game for the first time in school history after defeating No. 5 Hope College.

In 2015-16, the Thunder set a school record for most wins in the NCAA Division III era in a season at 18, topping the 2014-15 team’s record of 17 victories. The 2015-16 team also tied the Trine University/Tri-State University record for best start (10-1) to a season as well as achieving the University’s first-ever NCAA DIII National ranking, debuting in the poll on Jan. 4, 2016 at No. 23. The team was led by senior Jared Holmquist, who was named the 2016 Capitol One Academic All-American Player of the Year. Junior Will Dixon was also named to the All-MIAA First Team for the second year in a row for his performance in 2015-16.

In Coach Miller’s time at Trine University, the Thunder have produced seven players that have earned eight different selections to the All-MIAA First Team, including 2013 MIAA Player of the Year and Third Team All-American Ian Jackson (2012, 2013)Scott Rogers (2012), Tyler Good (2014), Will Dixon (2015, 2016, 2017), and Jared Holmquist (2015, 2016) have also been named First Team All-MIAA. Ellis Cummings was also named the 2017 MIAA Defensive Player of the Year.

Coach Miller’s basketball career started when he was a player at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio and at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. At Hillsdale College in 2003, he was selected team captain, Academic All-Conference, and team Defensive Player of the Year. Hillsdale College reached the NCAA Division II National Tournament in back to back years for the first time in school history during Miller’s sophomore and junior season’s in 2001 and 2002.

After college, Coach Miller worked as the head assistant men’s basketball coach at Hillsdale College. He helped coach and or recruit five All-Conference players. In 2007, he served as a graduate assistant coach to Bob Knight at Texas Tech University and was involved with on-campus recruiting and player development. In 2009, he became the Head Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at South Plains College. While at South Plains College, Coach Miller coached and recruited nine future NCAA Division I players.

Coach Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in History and Physical Education from Hillsdale College and a Master’s degree in Exercise Sport Science from Texas Tech University.

COACHING CAREER:

2011-Present, Trine University, Head Coach

2009-2011, South Plains College, Head Assistant Coach

2007-2009, Texas Tech University, Graduate Assistant Coach

2004-2007, Hillsdale College, Assistant Coach

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2019 MIAA Regular-Season Championship

COACHING/PRACTICE VIDEOS:

Steve Green – Head Coach – South Plains College

Coach Steve Green begins his 19th season at South Plains College where his coaching record is 462-122 (0.79). On March 16, 2015, Coach Green was inducted into the NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The two-time national coach of the year earned nine conference titles, seven regional championships, and two national championships.

At South Plains College, Coach Green accomplishments include seven conference titles, six regional championships, eight national tournament appearances, and three national titles. In 2018, Coach Green won his third  NJCAA National ChampionshipIn 2012, Coach Green’s team went 36-0 and won his second NJCAA National Championship.

Before his arrival at South Plains College in 2000, he served as an assistant coach at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and then spent three years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the San Diego State University.

During 1991-1994 seasons, Coach Green guided Midland College to a 73-24 (0.742) record, region championship, and eighth place in the National Tournament. His first head coaching job was at Howard College in 1988. In his three-seasons there he produced two WJCAC titles, one regional championship, and an overall record of 81-19 (0.81).

Prior to Howard College, Coach Green worked as an assistant coach at The University of Arkansas, Lamar University, and The University of Houston. 

Coach Green received his Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian College where he played basketball and tennis. He then earned a Master’s degree in Education and Kinesiology from Sul Ross State University.

A native of Miami, Oklahoma, he played football and basketball at Miami High School, earning All-State honors in both sports while winning a state championship in basketball.

COACHING CAREER:

2000-Present, South Plains College, Head Coach

1999-2000, University of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Assistant Coach

1994-1999, San Diego State University, Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator

1991-1994, Midland College, Head Coach

1988-1991, Howard College, Head Coach

1987-1988, The University of Arkansas, Assistant Coach

1986-1987, Lamar University, Assistant Coach

1985-1986, The University of Houston, Assistant Coach

ACHIEVEMENTS:

NJCAA National Champions (2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2017-2018)

NJCAA National Finalist (2014-2015)

NJCAA Coach of the Year (2007-2008, 2011-2012)

WJCAC Coach of the Year (1988-1989, 1989-1990, 2006-2007, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2016-2017)

Coach of Nine WJCAC Championship Teams
Howard (1989-1990, 1990-1991), SPC (2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2006-2007, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2016-2017)

Coach of Seven Region V Championship Teams
Howard (1990-1991), Midland (1993-1994), SPC (2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2014-2015)

Danny Young – Head Coach – University of Montevallo

Coach Danny Young is entering his 16th season as Head Coach of the University of Montevallo men’s basketball program after guiding the Falcons to NCAA Division II Tournament appearances in 11 of the past 14 seasons. Currently, Coach Young is one of Top-10 active winningest coaches in NCAA Division II with 383-154 (0.710) career record. Thus far his teams advanced to the NCAA “Sweet 16” 10 times. Three of those teams advanced to the “Elite 8” while one squad advanced to the NCAA Division II championship game. Coach Young was named the Gulf South Conference East Division Coach of the Decade for 2000-2010. In his coaching tenure, he has coached 12 NCAA Division II All-Americans and seven Conference Player of the Year selections. Thus far in his coaching career, he was named region or conference Coach of the Year seven times.

During the 2014-15 season, Coach Young led The University of Montevallo to its first Peach Belt Conference regular season championship and its fourth straight West Division championship. In 2011-2012, the Falcons advanced to their first NCAA Division II championship game in school history. The team posted a 29-8 record while winning the Peach Belt Conference West Division Championship, the PBC Tournament Championship, the NCAA Southeast Region Championship, and advanced to the NCAA Championship game.

In a four-year span from 2003-2007 the Falcons appeared in two “Elite Eights”, four consecutive NCAA Division II South Regional Tournaments, including regional championships in 2006 and 2007, as well as three Gulf South Conference championships (2004, 2005, 2007). Coach Young was named Gulf South Conference East Division Coach of the Year for three consecutive seasons (2005, 2006, 2007) and was named South Region Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 2007.

In his first season (2013) at The University of Montevallo, the team recorded 23 wins which became the school’s record for most wins. The team also went on to win their first-ever Gulf South Conference championship, and advanced to the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA Division II National Tournament.

Prior to The University of Montevallo, Coach Young was Athletic Director and head men’s basketball coach at Salem International University in Salem, West Virginia. He was associated with the Top-20 ranked SIU program for seven years, and posted a 51-11 (.823) record in two seasons as head coach. Coach Young’s team won the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship and went to the NCAA East Regional, finishing with a 25-6 record in 2002-2003. He also had a 138-21 (.867) record in five seasons as an assistant coach with the Tigers from 1996-2001, which included three WVIAC championships, two NCAA Division II East Region Championships, one NCAA “Sweet 16” appearance, and one NCAA Division II “Final Four” appearance.

Prior to SIU, Coach Young served as an assistant coach at Wheeling Jesuit University from 1994-1996, and spent a season as an assistant at The University of Nebraska-Omaha. in 1994-1995. Coach Young’s first coaching job came when he returned to his alma mater, Grand Canyon University, for three seasons as an assistant after playing two years professionally. While there, he helped the Antelopes to a 62-28 (.689) record including two appearances in the NCAA Division II West Regional.

A native of Duncan, Arizona, and standout athlete in high school, Coach Young was nominated to the McDonald’s All-American Basketball Team. In college, Coach Young was coached by former NBA player and coach, Paul Westphal, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Grand Canyon University in 1990.

COACHING CAREER:

2003-Present, The University of Montevallo, Head Coach

2001-2003, Salem International University, Head Coach

1996-2001, Salem International University, Assistant Coach

1994-1996, Wheeling Jesuit University, Assistant Coach

1993-1994, The University of Nebraska-Omaha, Assistant Coach

1990-1993, Grand Canyon University, Assistant Coach 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

NCAA DII Gulf South Conference Coach of the Decade 2000 – 2010

5-time Conference Coach of the Year (Peach Belt, Gulf South)

2-time NABC Region Coach of the Year (South, Southeast)

10 Sweet Sixteen / Regional Championship Appearances

3 Elite Eight appearances representing 2 separate regions of NCAA

1 Final Four appearance

1 National Finalist appearance

12 Regular Season or Division Championships

3 Gulf South Conference Championships

2 Peach Belt Conference Championships

6 Consecutive PBC West Division Championships      

Darko Jukic – Shooting Guard/Forward – Bakken Bears (FIBA Europe Cup)

Name: Darko Jukic
Born: August 23, 1990
Passport: Danish
Position: Shooting Guard/Forward
Height: 199 cm / 6’6″
Team: Bakken Bears (FIBA Europe Cup)

Darko Jukic is a 199 cm (6’6”) versatile and highly skilled shooting guard/ point forward who is a crafty scorer and passer. Darko is outstanding in getting into the lane and playing off two feet to create his own shot or to get teammates in position to score. His offensive strengths are great all-around game, ability to drive and draw a foul, create his own shot using step-back and pull-up moves, and shooting 3-point shots off dribble or in spot-up situations. Darko can face-up smaller players and use his athletic ability and skills to shoot over defenders, or drive and finish with either hand around the basket. In pick and roll play he is versatile because of his ability to  read the defense. He is highly coachable and keeps it simple as he reads defense well. Darko runs the floor well and makes excellent decisions in transition and half court situations. He is a versatile defender who uses his athletic ability, size, experience, and footwork to stop shooting guards or forwards.

During 2018/2019 season, Darko won Danish Championship with Bakken Bears. In 25 minutes per game in FIBA Europe Cup, he averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and shot 52% from the field, 32% from behind the 3-point line, and 86% from the charity line. Bakken Bears lost to Wuerzburg in quarter-finals of FIBA Europe Cup. In Finals of the domestic league, they beat Horsens IC 4:0 to win Danish Championship. Here are his highlights:

During 2017/2018 season, Darko played for Bakken Bears in Danish league and FIBA Europe Cup. He won Danish league and cup championships and played in the Final 4 of FIBA Europe Cup. He averaged 12 points and 4 rebounds and shot 56% from the field, 37% from behind the 3-point line, and 70% from the free throw line.

During 2016/2017 season, Darko played for Krka in Slovenian league and Adriatic (ABA) league. He won Slovenian Super Cup and averaged 7 ppg and 2.5 rpg. During 2015/2016 season, Darko played for Bakken Bears in Danish league and FIBA Europe Cup. He won Danish Cup and averaged 15 points and 4 rebounds.

Darko  spent 2014/2015 season playing for Swedish champions, Sodertalje Kings. He won Swedish championship with them as he averaged 16 points per game and 4 rebounds per game, and shot 55% from the field, 31% from the 3-point line, and 80% from the charity line. He was named Swedish league All-Bosmans 1st team. In 6 EuroChallenge games, Darko averaged 17.5 ppg and 4 rpg, and shot incredible 69% from the field, 42% from behind the 3-point line, and 75% from the free throw line.

Prior to Sweden, Darko played for Jesi in Italian 2nd division where he averaged 8.5 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game. During 20012/2013 season, Darko played for Horsens IC and was MVP of Danish league. He averaged 21.5 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per game, and 4.5 assists per game.

Career

2018/2019 – Bakken Bears – FIBA Europe Cup

10ppg, 5rpg, 4apg, FG: 52%, 3PT: 32%, FT: 86%

2017/2018 – Bakken Bears – Denmark/FIBA Europe Cup

12ppg & 4rpg, FG: 56%, 3PT: 37%, FT: 70%

2016/2017 – Krka – Slovenia/Adriatic League

7ppg & 2.5rpg

2015/2016 – Bakken Bears – Denmark/FIBA Europe Cup

15ppg & 4rpg

2014/2015 – Sodertalje Kings- Sweden/EuropeChallenge

17ppg & 4rpg

2013/2014 – Jesi – Italy 2

8.5ppg & 4.5rpg

2012/2013 – Horsens IC – Danish League

21.5ppg, 9rpg, & 4apg

Achievements

2018/2019 Danish Champion
2017/2018 Danish Champion

2917/2018 Danish Cup Champion

2016/2017 Slovenian Cup Champion
2015/2016 Danish Cup Champion
2014/2015 Swedish League Champion
2012/2013 Danish League MVP

Videos

Highlights:

2018/2019 Full Games – Bakken Bears – FIBA Europe Cup

#8 in white: 19 points, 3 rebounds, & 2 assists vs. Avtodor Saratov

#8 in white: 26 points, 5 rebounds, & 3 assists vs. Cherkasy 

#8 in white: 14 points, 6 assists, & 3 rebounds vs. Steaua Bucuresti

2017/2018 Full Games – FIBA Europe Cup

#8 in White: Bakken Bears vs. Szolnok – 20 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds

Bakken vs. Ventspils – 17 points, 6 rebounds, & 2 assists

Le Portel vs. Bakken Bears – 18 points & 5 rebounds

Petar Aleksic – Head Coach – Fribourg (Basketball Champions League)

Date of Birth: November 2, 1968

Nationality: Serbian and Swiss

Native Language: Serbian

Fluent Languages: English and German

Intermediate Languages (Basic Knowledge): French and Russian

Degree: University Degree in Sports and Education (The University of Novi Sad)

FIBA Certified Coaching License #: 2012025659

For more than 35 years, Coach Petar Aleksic has been involved in basketball. As a player, he played basketball for 17 years in Yugoslavian I-A and I-B divisions, as well as internationally in Hungary and Switzerland. During his long professional playing career, he played for Leotar Trebinje (Bosnia), BBC Nyon (Switzerland), Union Neuchatel (Switzerland), ZTE (Hungary), FMP Zeleznik (Serbia), NAP Novi Sad (ex-Yugoslavia/Serbia), KK Zagreb (ex-Yugoslavia/Croatia), and JUG Dubrovnik (ex-Yugoslavia/Croatia). In 2004, he began his very successful coaching career, where he worked for the best clubs in ex-Yugoslavia, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Additionally, he has coached the most established teams in Austria and Switzerland, as well as Swiss U20 National Team and Swiss Senior National Team. As a player and coach, he won multiple championships and cup titles.

Coach Aleksic can be described as a high integrity hard-working go-getter whose style of coaching is a combination of “old school” mentality and modern principals in regards to maximizing his players’ skills and talents, motivating them, and putting them in situations where they can be successful. Throughout his coaching career he has been the underdog, which prepared him best to win against some of the best competition in Europe. He brings a great deal of basketball knowledge, player development, in-game experience and team-management. His teams are known to be tough high-chemistry teams that  emphasize togetherness, decision-making, defense, rebounding, and proper game execution and control. Coach Aleksic is highly respected in Switzerland as well as internationally. With the Swiss National Team after beating Belgium, Germany, Egypt, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Austria, Denmark, and Iceland, he advanced to play in second stage in which they beat Russia.

During last three seasons at Fribourg Olumpic, he won 3 Swiss Championships and 5 Swiss cups. Coach Aleksic earned numerous Coach of The Year honors in Switzerland. His career head coaching winning record is at 0.78. This season during Basketball Champions League Qualifiers, under his leadership Fribourg Olympic was able to beat Avtodor, Groningen, and Sakarya in order to advance to play in group phase

COACHING CAREER:

2013-2019, FRIBOURG OLYMPIC (SWISS TOP LEAGUE & BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS LEAGUE)

2013-2017, SWISS NATIONAL TEAM

2011-2013, BBC MONTHEY (SWISS LNA LEAGUE)

2011-2012, SWISS U20 NATIONAL TEAM

2010-2011, UNION NEUCHATEL (SWISS LNA LEAGUE)

2007-2009, ALBA BERLIN (BBL LEAGUE/EUROLEAGUE), Assistant Coach

2006-2007, UNION NEUCHATEL (SWISS LNA LEAGUE)

2005-2006, EUROTECH BASKETS FELDKIRCH (TOP AUSTRIAN LEAGUE)

2004-2005, EUROTECH BASKETS FELDKIRCH (2nd AUSTRIAN LEAGUE)

ACHIEVEMENTS:

2018-2019: Swiss League Champion, Regular Season Swiss Champion, & Swiss Cup Champion

2018-2019: Swiss League Coach of the Year

2018-2019: Qualified to Play Basketball Champions League after Beating Avtodor, Groningen, and Sakarya

2017-2018: Swiss League Champion, Regular Season Swiss Champion, Swiss Cup Champion, Swiss League Cup Winner

2017-2018: Swiss League Coach of the Year

2016-2017: Regular Season Swiss Champion & Swiss League Cup Finalist

2015-2016: Swiss League Champion, Swiss Cup Champion, Regular Season Swiss Champion, & Swiss League Cup Finalist

2015-2016: Swiss League Coach of the Year

2014-2015: Swiss League Cup Finalist & Swiss Cup Finalist

2013-2014: Swiss League Finalist

2011-2012: Swiss Cup Finalist & Swiss Coach of the Year

2010-2011: Swiss League Finalist & Swiss League Coach of the Year

2008-2009: German Cup Champion & Assistant Coach of ALBA (Top 16 Euroleague Team)

2007-2008: German BBL Champion (ALBA)

2004-2005: Austrian 2nd Division League Champion & Austrian 2nd Division Coach of the Year

BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GAMES (2018-2019):

Road win vs. German team Telekom Baskets Bonn

Road win vs. Turkish team Sakarya

Win vs. Russian team Avtodor Saratov

Road win vs. Holland’s champs, Groningen

Win vs. Czech Republic team Opava

Overtime Loss vs. Umana Venezia

News

We are excited to announce the signing of JOHN ROBERSON with South East Melbourne Phoenix in Australian NBL. Last season at Enisey in VTB league, John averaged 14.5ppg and 5.6apg. australiabasket.com/Australia/news…
 
 
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We are excited to announce the signing of LARRY SLAUGHTER for one more season with. Villars finished the regular season in 2nd place and lost in semi-finals of Swiss NLB playoffs. Larry averaged 19ppg & 11rpg.Last season, Villars won Swiss NLB championship.Congrats!
 
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We are excited to announce the signing of TYLOR ONGWAE for ONE MORE SEASON with BAKKEN BEARS. Congrats CHAMPS!!!
 
 
We are excited to announce the signing of JUSTIN ROBERSON with Russian Superleague 1 team, BUREVESTNIK. We want to thank FRIBOURG & COACH PETAR ALEKSIC for investing in Justin for 2 years. They won Swiss Cup & Championship & played in Champions League.
 
 
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We are excited to announce the signing of Eric Garcia with Soles in Mexico!!!
 
We are excited to announce the signing of TRORAN BROWN with Slovakian finalist, BC Prievidza. Thanks to Coach Petar Aleksic from Fribourg & Montevallo’s coach Danny Young for investing & believing in Troran. Check out his highlight:
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We are pleased to announce the signing of JAYE CROCKETT with Anibal Zahle in Lebanon. Last season, Jaye played for Le Portel in France. Here is his profile:
 
 
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We are excited to announce the signing of JAMAAR TAYLOR with Kordall Steelers in Luxembourg. His senior year at Montevallo, he averaged 24ppg and 5rpg. Here is his profile:
 
 
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We are excited to announce the signing of JUSTIN GRAY with KB Rahoveci in Kosovo. Last season with Bristol Flyers in UK Justin averaged 14ppg & 5rpg. The Kosovo league finalist, KB Rahoveci, will compete in the Balkan League as well as FIBA Europe Cup qualifiers.
 
 
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We are excited to announce re-signing of JJ DOUGLAS with Olomoucko in Czech league. This past season, they finished 3rd, & JJ was PLAYER OF THE YEAR, 1st in the league in points (20.5ppg) & efficiency (27RNK), 2nd in rebounds (9.7rpg), & 3rd in steals (1.3spg).
 
 
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LATEST SIGNINGS:

John Roberson signed a 2-year deal with French team Asvel and will compete in EuroCup and French ProA leagues. Last season, he won French ProA league, earned the MVP of French All-Star Game, and was FIBA Europe Cup finalist. In both FIBA Europe Cup and ProA competitions, John averaged 16 points and 7 assists per game with outstanding shooting percentages.

Jaye Crockett signed with Bakken Bears who will compete in qualifications for Basketball Champions League and Danish league where they won the championship and cup last year. Last season, Jaye averaged 16 points and 8 rebounds in Italian 2nd division.

Tylor Ongwae will have a tryout with Texas Legends of NBA G League. Last season, Tylor averaged 18 points and 6 rebounds for Taranaki in New Zealand and 11 points and 4 rebounds for Swedish Sodertalje in FIBA Europe Cup.

Justin Roberson signed with Massagno in Swiss top LNA league. Last season, Justin averaged 11.5 points per game for one of the league’s top teams, Fribourg Olympic.

Troran Brown signed to play for Villars in Swiss LNB league. Last season, Troran averaged 9 points per game for Fribourg Olympic.

J.J. Douglas who was NCAA II All-American last year at University of Montevallo, signed to play for Lefke in Cyprus’ North League. Last season, Lefke was the finalist and will compete for the championship again this coming season. This past summer after graduating from college, J.J. averaged 30 ppg for Sol de America in Paraguay.

Xavier Smith signed to play in Cyprus’ North League. Xavier, last year’s NAIA All-American at Oklahoma City University, will play for Girne whose coach won last two championships.

Warren Hall, NAIA II National Player of the Year last year for Warner University, will compete for the second team of the most decorated Swiss team, Fribourg Olympic.

SUMMER 2017 NEWS:

We are proud of John Roberson, Jaye Crockett, and J.J. Douglas in this summer’s The Basketball Tournament on ESPN. The players played for Matadors and beat Washington Generals in the first game. John Roberson had 17 points and hit a 3-point shot late in the game to help the team secure the win. Jaye Crockett had 12 points and was the energy guy throughout the game.

In the second game versus 2-year champions, Overseas Elite, Matadors lost by 11 points. John Roberson scored 15 points while J.J. Douglas had 17 points. Highlights of both games are below.