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John Stuart "J. J." Mann (born June 12, 1991) is an American basketball player, who currently plays for Okapi Aalstar.

J. J. Mann
Okapi Aalstar
PositionSmall forward
LeaguePro Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1991-06-12) June 12, 1991 (age 28)
East Point, Georgia
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolMarist School (Brookhaven, Georgia)
Hargrave Military Academy
(Chatham, Virginia)
CollegeBelmont (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015Oberwart Gunners
2015–2016Phoenix Hagen
2016–2017Belfius Mons-Hainaut
2017–2018Sigal Prishtina
2018–2019Team FOG Næstved
2019–presentOkapi Aalstar
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

He played college basketball for the Belmont Bruins. As a senior during the 2013–14 season, Mann was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year.[1] He was also a First Team Academic All-American in 2013–14.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Mann signed a pro deal to play with King Wilki Morskie Szczecin in Poland on July 24, 2014. However, on August 25 he moved to the Oberwart Gunners in Austria without playing a game in Poland.[3]

He joined Phoenix Hagen on August 13, 2015.[4]

The Basketball TournamentEdit

J.J. Mann played for Team Showtime in the 2018 edition of The Basketball Tournament. In two games, he averaged 4.5 points per game, 2.5 assists per game and 1.5 steals per game. Team Showtime reached the second round before falling to Louisiana United.


  1. ^ "Robert Morris Senior Guard Karvel Anderson Selected NEC Men's Basketball Player of the Year". Northeast Conference. March 4, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Ohio State's Aaron Craft, Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford Top Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Basketball Teams" (PDF). College Sports Information Directors of America. February 20, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "JJ Mann signs in Austria with Oberwart Gunners". August 25, 2014. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  4. ^ "JJ Mann Inks With Phoenix Hagen". 2015-08-13. Retrieved 2015-08-13.

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