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Jamaal Franklin

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Background

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Born July 21, 1991 in Hawthorne, Calif… Averaged 18.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.1 blocks during the 2009-10 season as a senior at Westwind Prep International High in Phoenix… Also competed in football and track and field in high school.

Career Transactions

The early-entry candidate was drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the second round (41st overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27, 2013.

College Career

Posted 13.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists on .426 shooting in 25.9 minutes in 85 games in three seasons at San Diego State, helping guide the Aztecs to three consecutive Mountain West titles and three-straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including the first three NCAA Tournament victories in program history…

Finished his career ranked among the top 20 in SDSU history in points (1,181, 17th), rebounds (605, 14th), three-point field goals (100, 13th), free throw percentage (.783, 10th) and blocked shots (51, 16th)…

Was the 2012 Mountain West Player of the Year and conference scoring champion as a sophomore...

Named AP Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-Mountain West as a sophomore and a junior…

2012-13 (Junior): Led the Aztecs in scoring (16.9 points), rebounding (9.5), assists (3.3), and steals (1.59) and was the only Division I player to lead his team in all four statistical categories…

Selected as an AP Honorable Mention All-American for the second consecutive season, becoming the first Aztec since Michael Cage to earn multiple AP honors…

Named First Team All-Mountain West, Basketball Times All-District and NABC All-District…

Averaged 20.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.00 steals on .538 shooting in 36.5 minutes in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, leading San Diego State to the third round…

Reached in double figures in scoring 31 times and scored 20-plus points 11 times, including a season-high 28 points on Nov. 13, 2012 vs. San Diego Christian and Dec. 1, 2012 vs. UCLA… Grabbed 10-plus rebounds 14 times, including a career-high 18 rebounds on Jan. 9, 2013 at Fresno State…

Posted 13 double-doubles… Ranked second in the conference and 28th in the nation in rebounding…

Led the Aztecs in scoring 22 times, rebounding 25 times and assists 16 times during the season…

2011-12 (Sophomore): Led the conference in scoring (17.4 points) en route to being named the 2012 Mountain West Player of the Year…

Became the first sophomore to earn the honor since 2005 (Andrew Bogut) and the second Aztec to win the award (Brandon Heath in 2006)…

Ranked fourth in the Mountain West in rebounding (7.9) and free throw percentage (.800)…

Selected First Team All-Mountain West, USBWA All-District IX, NABC All-District 17, Basketball Times All-District and named CBSSports.com’s Most Improved Player…

Reached double figures scoring 29 times, 20-plus points nine times and 30-plus points three times, including a career-high 35 points on March 3, 2012 at Texas Christian…

Grabbed 10-plus rebounds 12 times… Scored 23 points in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 16, 2012 against North Carolina State...

2010-11 (Freshman): Averaged 3.0 points and 1.9 rebounds in 8.1 minutes as a freshman.

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Vitals

Height: 6'5''/ 1.96m
Weight: 191 lbs./ 86.6 kg
Born: July 21, 1991
From: San Diego State
Draft: 2014
NBA Debut: 2013
Years Pro: 1
Previous Teams:
  Memphis Grizzlies 2013 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: San Diego State/USA

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