Jake O'Brien Added to Jam Roster

BAKERSFIELD, March 22, 2014 – The Bakersfield Jam today announced that they have acquired forward Jake O’Brien.

O’Brien (6-9, 220, Temple) most recently played overseas in Ukraine for the Ferro-ZNTU Zaporozhye club and in 18 games he averaged 10.7 points and 6.2 rebounds in 25.2 minutes.

The 24-year old played in three years at Boston University (2008-11) and in 80 career games he averaged 12.8 points and 5.6 rebounds in 32.7 minutes. O’Brien red-shirted the 2011-12 season and then transferred to Temple University where in one season (2012-13) he posted averages of 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 20.3 minutes per contest . The Weymouth, MA-native was named America East Rookie of the Year his freshman year.

In addition to the acquisition of O’Brien, the Jam have waived guard JamesOn Curry due to season-ending injury.

O’Brien will wear number 21.

The Jam host the Reno Bighorns tonight at 7:00 p.m. PDT.