Player Profile - Jamal Sampson

#31 • JAMAL SAMPSON

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Forward / Center
6-11 / 235 lbs.
5/15/83 (Inglewood, CA)
California '02
2 years
Drafted by Utah with the 47th overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft

BERNIE BICKERSTAFF SAYS...

“Jamal when he came into the league was the youngest player in the league. Jamal is 6-11, a good athlete and has the ability to do some things offensively that I don’t think he’s shown.”

QUICK FACTS
Sampson is the cousin of former NBA star Ralph Sampson and joins the Bobcats from the L.A. Lakers. The 6-11, 235-pound forward/center began his NBA career with a stint in Milwaukee and played behind All-NBA center Shaquille O’Neal and All-NBA forward Karl Malone this past season and averaged 2.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and .478 from the field in 10 appearances.