Full Name:
Jefferson de Souza Sobral
Position:
Guard
Height:
6-8 (2.03 m)
Weight:
187 (85 kg)
Team:
Ribeirao Preto (Brazil)
Birthdate:
April 4, 1980

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Originally an early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.
Now eligible to be drafted as a player playing outside the United States in the calendar year of his 22nd birthday.
An athletic, well-coordinated player who has improved but still needs more experience.
A member of Brazilís 2000 World Championship for Young Men Qualifying Team.

In his first season with Ribeirao Preto, averaged 8.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in about 18 minutes per game.
Helped his team to a 17-9 record and fourth place in the 17-team league.

In 2000-01 while playing for Vasco da Gama in Brazil, averaged about 14 minutes, posting 6.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

In 1999-2000 while playing for Baruri Vasco in Brazil, averaged 21.6 minutes, scoring 8.5 points per game.

According to scouting reports, he is an improving three-point shooter and plays with intensity, but needs to work on his ballhandling skills.
Reported to be an excellent athlete with superior leaping ability.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 26 44 114 .386 49 78 .628 75 26 5 221 8.5
2000-01 24 43 77 .558 31 48 .646 40 40 14 8 153 6.4
2001-02 26 50 100 .500 42 55 .764 81 34 26 13 229 8.8
TOTALS 76 137 291 .471 122 181 .674 196 100 26 603 7.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 28-for-70 (.400); 2000-01, 12-for-33 (.364); 2001-02, 29-for-81 (.355). Totals: 69-for-184 (.375).