JaKarr Sampson

#29F

JaKarr

Sampson

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 14.3 64.1 60 75 4.3 3.7 0.5 0.7
CAREER STATS 15.5 44.3 24.6 66.4 5.1 2.5 0.8 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m

WEIGHT

207 lbs

/ 93.9kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700860 SAC HOU RECAP

James Harden puts up 28 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists for the Rockets in a 100-91 win over the Kings. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 20 points for Sacramento in the loss.

0021700860 SAC HOU SAMPSON PUTBACK Q1

JaKarr Sampson sneaks baseline and towers over the defense for the putback dunk.

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Check out all the top plays from Monday night in the NBA.

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JaKarr Sampson gains momentum and skies to the rim for the slam.

0021700353 SAC CLE RECAP

LeBron James finishes one assist shy of a triple-double as he scores 32 points, grabs 11 rebounds and hands out nine assists to lead the Cavaliers past the Kings for their 13th straight victory.

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JaKar Sampson gets the pass on the baseline and throws down the vicious dunk during third-quarter action.

0011700077 SAC GSW RECAP

Stephen Curry scores 18 points, grabs three rebounds and dishes three assists, while Patrick McCaw adds 17 as the Warriors beat the Kings, 117-106.

20170713 SAC SAMPSON BLOCK Q2

Johnathan Motley goes up for the layup but JaKarr Sampson is there for the rejection.

20170712 SAC Sampson DUNK Q2

Great passing leads to a JaKarr Sampson one-handed slam.

20170709 MEM SAC SL RECAP

Jarell Martin scores 21 points, grabs 10 rebounds as the Grizzlies defeat the Kings 81-75.

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It's time to check out the Top 10 Plays from Friday night's action in the Association.

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Watch the best slams and jams in from the first games in the NBA Playoffs first-round with the Dunks of the Day.

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Watch the best slams and jams in Wednesday's Dunks of the Day.

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Get all the aerial highlight jams in Tuesday's Dunks of the Day.

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Trey Lyles goes off for 22 points with 6 rebounds as the Jazz beat the Nuggets 100-84.

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Jusuf Nurkic scored a career-high 21 points as the Nuggets beat the Spurs 102-98 on Friday night.

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Will Barton dishes to JaKar Sampson on the break and Sampson finishes with the windmill slam dunk.

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JaKarr Sampson gets creative and throws down a nice windmill jam.

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JaKarr Sampson throws down the fast-break dunk.

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JaKarr Sampson drives in for the powerful dunk.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

An early entry candidate out of St. John's after his sophomore season who went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft ... Signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers (9/15/14) ... Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers (2/18/16) ... Signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets (2/22/16) ... Waived by the Denver Nuggets (10/15/16) ... Signed a contract with the Memphis Grizzlies (10/21/16) ... Waived by the Memphis Grizzlies (10/22/16) ... Signed a two-way contract with the Sacramento Kings (7/29/16).

NBA CAREER

Averaging 5.2 ppg (.431 FG%, .237 3pt%, .662 FT%), 2.4 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.4 spg, 0.4 bpg and 15.6 mpg in 147 career NBA games (72 starts) in two season with two teams: Philadelphia (2014-15, 2015-16) and Denver (2015-16). NBA G LEAGUE: Averaged 15.1 ppg (.488 FG%, .284 3pt%, .688 FT%), 5.9 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.8 bpg and 25.7 mpg in 47games (22 starts) with the Minnesota Timberwolves G League Affiliate, formerly known as the Iowa Energy, during the 2016-17 season ... A 2017 G League All-Star ... Averaged 15.0 ppg (11-30 FG, 2-8 3pt, 6-9 FT), 4.5 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1.0 spg, 1.0 bpg and 31.5 mpg in two games (Two starts) with the Philadelphia 76ers G League Affiliate, Delaware 87ers, during the 2014-15 season.

2015-16 (Philadelphia/Denver)

Averaged 5.1 ppg (.442 FG%, .222 3pt%, .656 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.3 spg, 0.5 bpg and 15.9 mpg in 73 games (40 starts) split between the 76ers and Nuggets ... Missed six games ... Did not play in five games due to coach's decision (12/10/15, 1/26/16, 2/5/16, 2/8/16, 2/10/16) ... Not with team for one game due to an upper respiratory infection (1/27/16) ... Scored in double-figures eight times ... Played in 47 games with Philadelphia before being waved by the 76ers ... Picked up by the Nuggets and played in 26 games in a Denver uniform to close out the regular season. 2015-16 (Philadelphia): Averaged 5.1 ppg (.426 FG%, .176 3pt%, .639 FT%), 2.7 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.2 spg, 0.3 bpg and 14.7 mpg in 47 games (18 starts) with the 76ers ... Top Single Game-Performances: Posted 13 points (3-5 FG, 1-1 3pt, 6-8 FT), and six rebounds vs. Denver ... Totaled 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 FT), seven rebounds and two assists at Cleveland (12/20/15).

2015-16 (Denver)

Averaged 5.2 ppg (.470 FG, .276 3pt%, .720 FT%), 2.3 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.7 bpg and 18.0 mpg in 26 games (22 starts) ... Top Single-Game Performance: Scored a season-best 16 points (6-8 FG, 1-2 3pt, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, two steals and one block in a win vs. San Antonio (4/8/16). 2014-15 (Philadelphia): Averaged 5.2 ppg (.422 FG%, .244 3pt%, .670 FT%), 2.2 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.4 bpg and 15.3 mpg in 74 games (32 starts) ... Missed eight games ... Did not play in six games due to coach's decision (11/14/14, 11/19/14, 11/24/14, 11/26/14, 2/27/15, 3/16/15) ... Inactive in two games due to playing in the G League (11/21/14, 11/22/14) ... Scored in double-figures 12 times and 20 or more points in one game ... Dating back to the 1994-95 season, one of four rookies to average at least 5.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 1.0 apg in fewer than 16.0 mpg ... Top Single-Game Performances: Collected 13 points (5-6 FG, 2-2 3pt, 1-2 FT), eight rebounds and two steals in a win vs. Detroit (1/28/15) ... Totaled 18 points (7-13 FG, 1-5 3pt, 3-4 FT), seven rebounds and four assists at Chicago (4/11/15) ... Posted career-highs with 22 points (8-15 FG, 0-5 3pt, 6-7 FT), six assists, three steals and added five boards vs. Miami (4/15/15).

COLLEGE (St. John's 2012-14)

Averaged 13.9 ppg (.469 FG%, 1-13 3pt, .607 FT%), 6.4 rpg, 1.1 apg, 0.9 spg, 1.0 bpg and 30.3 mpg in 66 games (64 starts). As a sophomore, averaged 12.8 ppg (.495 FG%, 1-5 3pt, .565 FT%), 1.2 apg, 0.6 spg, 1.0 bpg and 29.0 mpg in 33 games (32 starts) ... Ranked 10th in the Big East in total rebounds, seventh in total blocks and rebound per game, eighth in blocks per game and fourth in total field goals ... As a freshman, he was named the 2013 Big East Rookie of the Year after he averaged 14.9 ppg (.449 FG%, 0-8 3pt, .640 FT%), 6.6 rpg, 1.1 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.1 bpg and 31.5 mpg in 33 games (32 starts) ... Ranked sixth in the conference in field goals made, ninth in defensive rebounds and 10th in total rebounds ... Selected to the Big East Rookie team.

PERSONAL

Jakarr Jordan Sampson is the son of Dawnette Epps and Darrel Sampson, and has two brothers, D.J. and Justin ... Born in Cleveland, Ohio ...Through his college career. he was nicknamed Spongebob Sampson.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2017 13GP 186MIN 25FGM 39FGA 64.1FG% 33PM 53PA 603P% 3FTM 4FTA 75FT% 13OREB 35DREB 48REB 7AST 5TOV 4STL 9BLK 28PF 0DD2 0TD3 56PTS -45+/-
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017SAC13318656253964.135603475133548749528-45
2015DEN2622468134541154782927.61825721645611612171951-174
2015PHI47186902408620242.663417.6629763.930991293011165191-525
2014PHI7432113138614634642.23112724.46394673512816377382676135-666

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