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Marc Jackson

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Marc Jackson
Personal information
Born (1975-01-16) January 16, 1975 (age 45)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
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Career information
High school Roman Catholic
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College VCU (1993–1994)
Temple (1995–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 1997–2010
Position Center
Number 44, 25
Career history
1997–1998 Tofaş Bursa (Turkey)
1998–1999 Lobos Caja Cantabria (Spain)
1999 Efes Pilsen (Turkey)
1999–2000 Cantabria Lobos (Spain)
20002002 Golden State Warriors
2002–2003 Minnesota Timberwolves
20032005 Philadelphia 76ers
2005–2006 New Jersey Nets
2006–2007 New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets
2007–2008 Olympiacos (Greece)
2009 UNICS Kazan (Russia)
2009–2010 Xacobeo Blu:sens (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,238 (8.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,655 (4.3 rpg)
Assists 311 (0.8 apg)
Stats at

Marc Anthony Jackson (born January 16, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player.

Professional career

After attending college at Temple University, he was drafted in the second round (37th overall) of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors, but didn't play with them until 2000. Before February 2002, however, the Warriors feared Jackson wouldn't sign a second contract with them, so they traded him to the Minnesota Timberwolves where he played for 1½ seasons. He then signed with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2003 and two years later was traded to the New Jersey Nets after a deal to bring in Shareef Abdur-Rahim from the Portland Trail Blazers to the Nets fell through. Before the 2005-06 trade deadline, he was traded by the Nets to the New Orleans Hornets and was named to the 2000-2001 NBA All-Rookie team as a member of the Golden State Warriors. In 2007, he signed with the Greek League team Olympiacos, but was released after not fitting in the system of the team's new coach, Panagiotis Giannakis. In August, 2008, Jackson was signed by UNICS Kazan of the Russian Super League, and he announced his retirement shortly after signing for Obradoiro CAB in 2009.



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