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2017-18 SEASON: Played in 73 regular season games (36 starts) with Memphis, averaging 7.7 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 22.7 minpg….As a starter, averaged 9.1 ppg., 5.3 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 26.9 minpg….Led (or tied) the team in scoring once, in rebounding four times and in assists once...Scored in double figures 23 times and had 20+ points once – a career-high 20 points on Dec. 27 @ L.A. Lakers…Pulled down 10+ rebounds five times, including a career-high 14 boards on Mar. 28 vs. Portland…Recorded two double-doubles…Had a career-high five blocked shots on Oct. 26 vs. Dallas…Dished out a career-high-tying five assists three times, the last on Mar. 12 vs. Milwaukee…Logged a career-best 38 minutes on Mar. 24 vs. L.A. Lakers…Missed five games due to injury: missed one game (Jan. 24) due to right knee and ankle injuries, missed one game (Mar. 5) due to a right knee injury and missed four games (Apr. 6-11) due to left ankle sprain…Had two DNP-CDs...Also played and started in two games with the Memphis Hustle of the NBA G League, averaging 11.0 ppg., 5.5 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 26.8 minpg.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 142 career NBA regular season games (39 starts), all with Memphis, averaging 6.2 ppg. and 4.0 rpg. in 18.3 minpg….Also played in five career playoff games, averaging 2.2 ppg. and 2.2 rpg. in 11.2 minpg….Also appeared in 34 career games (27 starts) in the NBA G League with Iowa and Memphis, averaging 15.3 ppg., 7.0 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 28.3 minpg….
2016-17: Played in 42 regular season games (three starts) with Memphis, averaging 3.9 ppg. and 3.9 rpg. in 13.3 minpg.…Led (or tied) the team in rebounding five times…Scored in double figures twice…Had 10+ rebounds four times…Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds on Nov. 28 vs. Charlotte…Played in 22 games (19 starts) with Iowa of the NBA G League, averaging 15.9 ppg., 7.5 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.09 blkpg. in 28.1 minpg….Also appeared in three playoff outings, averaging 0.7 ppg. and 1.3 rpg. in 3.3 minpg.…Had 11 DNP-CDs, missed 28 games while on an NBA G League assignment and was on the Inactive List once…
2015-16: Played in 27 games during his rookie campaign with Memphis, averaging 5.7 ppg. and 3.2 rpg. in 14.1 minpg.…Led (or tied) the team in scoring once and in rebounding once…Scored in double figures six times…Made his NBA debut on Dec. 18 @ Dallas, logging three minutes…Played in ten games (six starts) with Iowa of the NBA G League, averaging 15.0 ppg. and 6.0 rpg. in 28.9 minpg….Also appeared in two playoff outings, averaging 4.5 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.50 stlpg. in 23.0 minpg.…Missed a total of 32 games due to injury: missed 24 games (Oct. 28-Dec. 11) while recovering from offseason surgery on his left foot and missed eight games (Jan. 8-23) due to a bone bruise in his left foot…Had seven DNP-CDs, missed 15 games while on an NBA G League assignment and was on the Inactive List once.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Memphis in the first round (25th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft…Traded from Memphis along with cash considertations to Orlando in exchange for Dakari Johnson and the draft rights to Tyler Harvey (Jul. 23, 2018).
Played in 65 career games (57 starts) during two seasons at Louisiana State University, averaging 13.7 ppg., 6.9 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 30.7 minpg…Named consensus First Team All-SEC in 2014-15…As a sophomore (2014-15), played in 33 games (32 starts), averaging 16.9 ppg., 9.2 rpg., 1.8 apg. and 1.15 stlpg. in 35.1 minpg., while shooting .509 (202-397) from the floor…Led the Tigers to their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2009…Ranked third in the SEC in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage, while ranking fourth in minutes played…Pulled down 305 rebounds and, along with teammate Jordan Mickey, became the first LSU players to record 300 rebounds in a season since Glen Davis in 2007…During his freshman campaign (2013-14), played in 34 games (25 starts), averaging 10.3 ppg. and 4.6 rpg. in 26.2 minpg….Named to the All-SEC Freshman Team, ranking seventh in the conference among freshmen in rebounding and ninth in scoring.
First name is prounced Ja-RELL…Born in Baton Rouge, LA…Has three siblings…Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Louisiana in 2013, after averaging 26.3 ppg., 14.8 rpg., 4.7 apg. and 4.1 blkpg. as a senior, leading Madison Prep to the school’s first state title in Class B…Named a McDonald’s All-American…You can follow him on Twitter: @MartinJarell.