Jason Maxiell

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Jason Maxiell
Maxiell warmup.jpg
Maxiell warming up before a game.
No. 54 – Orlando Magic
Position Power forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1983-02-18) February 18, 1983 (age 31)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Newman Smith (Carrollton, Texas)
College Cincinnati (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
20052013 Detroit Pistons
2013–present Orlando Magic
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jason Dior Maxiell (born February 18, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the NBA. He is a 6'7", 260 lb. power forward.

College career

Maxiell slam dunking against the Golden State Warriors

Maxiell attended Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas.1 During his career at the University of Cincinnati, where he was coached by Bob Huggins, Jason earned All-Conference USA second team honors. He led Conference USA in blocked shots (2.8 bpg) and ranked 18th in the nation. His 91 blocks are the second-highest University of Cincinnati single-season total. He averaged 17.3 points in three postseason games and shot .607 from the field.

Maxiell finished 11th on Cincinnati's career scoring list with 1,566 points (13th in Conference USA history) and second on the Cincinnati career chart for blocked shots with 252 (4th in Conference USA). He played 129 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Bearcats' history, and started the last 77 contests.

NBA career

Maxiell was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 26th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. On July 5, 2005, he signed a multi-year deal with the Pistons. On October 31, 2008, he signed a rookie scale contract extension with the Pistons.2

On July 18, 2013, Maxiell signed a multi-year deal with the Orlando Magic.3

NBA accomplishments

Career highs

Game-winning shots

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005–06 Detroit 26 0 6.1 .426 .000 .333 1.1 .1 .2 .2 2.3
2006–07 Detroit 67 8 14.1 .500 .000 .526 2.8 .2 .4 .9 5.0
2007–08 Detroit 82 7 21.6 .538 .000 .633 5.3 .6 .3 1.1 7.9
2008–09 Detroit 78 4 18.1 .575 .000 .532 4.2 .3 .3 .8 5.8
2009–10 Detroit 76 29 20.4 .511 .000 .574 5.3 .5 .5 .5 6.8
2010–11 Detroit 57 14 16.3 .492 .000 .515 3.0 .3 .4 .4 4.2
2011–12 Detroit 65 42 22.6 .478 .000 .547 5.1 .6 .5 .8 6.5
2012–13 Detroit 72 71 24.8 .446 .000 .621 5.7 .8 .4 1.3 6.9
Career 523 175 19.1 .503 .000 .566 4.4 .5 .4 .8 6.1

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007 Detroit 14 0 10.4 .667 .000 .522 2.4 .1 .3 .6 4.0
2008 Detroit 17 6 21.8 .625 .000 .469 4.0 .9 .9 1.3 5.6
2009 Detroit 4 0 16.0 .500 .000 .556 3.3 .5 .3 .3 3.8
Career 35 6 16.6 .626 .000 .500 3.3 .6 .6 .9 4.7

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