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Jacob Wiley (born September 4, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague.

Jacob Wiley
Panathinaikos
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueGreek Basket League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1994-09-04) September 4, 1994 (age 24)
Long Beach, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewport (Newport, Washington)
College
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–2018Brooklyn Nets
2017–2018Long Island Nets
2018MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg
2018–2019Adelaide 36ers
2019Gran Canaria
2019–presentPanathinaikos
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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College careerEdit

Wiley played college basketball for the Montana Grizzlies, Lewis–Clark State Warriors, and Eastern Washington Eagles. He primarily plays the forward position. During his first and only year at Montana, he averaged a very discouraging 1.0 point and 3.0 minutes per game with Montana, including tying a team-high 5 points in a blowout 81–34 2013 NCAA Tournament loss to Syracuse. He also participated in their track team after their NCAA Tournament season was over with before leaving Montana after his first basketball practice as a sophomore, to the point where he stopped playing the sport altogether from October 2013 to March 2014. After that point, he started over his basketball career, transferring to Lewis–Clark State in the NAIA. His first year at Lewis–Clark led to Wiley earning All-Conference honors and was named an All-American honorable mention there. During his junior year at Lewis–Clark, he was named a First-Team NAIA All-American and helped the program win its first ever NAIA Tournament Championship. After that, he transferred to Eastern Washington to try and earn a master's degree while also playing basketball. In 2016–17, during his only year at Eastern Washington, Wiley was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Year after averaging 20.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.8 blocks, and 2.3 assists per game for the Eagles.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Brooklyn Nets / Long Island Nets (2017–2018)Edit

After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft, Wiley played with the Brooklyn Nets during the 2017 NBA Summer League. He later signed a two-way contract with the Nets on August 14, 2017. Under the terms of the deal, he would split time with Brooklyn and their NBA G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets.[2] He made his NBA debut on October 29, 2017, playing four minutes and recording two rebounds in a 124–111 loss over the Denver Nuggets.[3] On January 15, 2018, he was waived by the Nets.[4] In five games with Brooklyn, Wiley recorded averages of 0.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.4 assists in 6.7 minutes per game. He also appeared in 16 games with Long Island, averaging 7.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 20.6 minutes per contest.[4]

MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg (2018)Edit

On March 4, 2018, Wiley signed with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of the Basketball Bundesliga.[5]

Adelaide 36ers (2018–2019)Edit

On August 1, 2018, after playing with the Dallas Mavericks during the 2018 NBA Summer League, Wiley signed with the Adelaide 36ers for the 2018–19 NBL season.[6]

After initially re-signing with Adelaide for another season,[7] Wiley exercised his European out-clause in June 2019.[8]

Gran Canaria (2019)Edit

On February 20, 2019, Wiley signed with Spanish team Gran Canaria.[9]

Panathinaikos (2019–present)Edit

On July 16, 2019, Wiley signed a one-year contract with Greek Basket League champions Panathinaikos.[10][11]

Career statisticsEdit

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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2018–19 Gran Canaria 7 3 21.3 .633 .000 .800 .6 2.6 .9 .3 10.0 9.1
Career 7 3 21.3 .633 .000 .800 .6 2.6 .9 .3 10.0 9.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jacob Wiley College Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Sign Jacob Wiley to Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. August 14, 2017. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "Nuggets vs. Nets - Box Score". ESPN.com. October 29, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Brooklyn Nets Sign James Webb III to Two-way Contract; Nets Request Waivers on Jacob Wiley". NBA.com. January 15, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jacob Wiley signs with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg". Sportando.basketball. March 4, 2018. Retrieved March 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Adelaide 36ers sign Jacob Wiley". NBL.com.au. August 1, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "Jacob Wiley Re-Signs with Adelaide 36ers". NBL.com.au. February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "36ers Sign Eric Griffin as Jacob Wiley Replacement". NBL.com.au. June 24, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "Gran Canaria signs Jacob Wiley". sportando.basketball. February 20, 2019. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  10. ^ "Panathinaikos reportedly agreed to terms with Jacob Wiley". sportando.basketball. June 13, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  11. ^ "Report: Panathinaikos to sign Jacob Wiley". sportando.basketball. June 17, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019.

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