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Jamel Artis (born January 12, 1993) is an American professional basketball player. A native of Baltimore[1], he played college basketball for University of Pittsburgh.

Jamel Artis
Free agent
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1993-01-12) January 12, 1993 (age 26)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High schoolNotre Dame Prep
(Fitchburg, Massachusetts)
CollegePittsburgh (2013–2017)
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–2018Orlando Magic
2017–2018Lakeland Magic
2018–2019Agua Caliente Clippers

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College careerEdit

From Notre Dame Prep in Massachusetts,[2] on April 12, 2013 he signed to play for the Pittsburgh Panthers.[3] As a freshman, Artis played at power forward coming off the bench. Following the 2014–15 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season, Artis was named All-ACC third team.[4] Artis received All-ACC honorable mention honors as a senior.[5]

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft[6], Artis signed a partially guaranteed contract to join the New York Knicks' 2017 NBA Summer League roster on June 24, 2017.[7] He averaged 8.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists for 18 minutes per game through five games.[8] On August 18, 2017, Artis signed with the New York Knicks.[9] He was released during preseason training camp on October 4.[10] Twelve days later, Artis agreed to a two-way contract with the Orlando Magic, meaning he's split some of his playing time this season between Orlando and their NBA G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic.[11] Artis would make his official NBA debut with Orlando on December 13, playing for a single minute in a 106–95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

On September 24, 2018, Artis signed with the Sacramento Kings for training camp.[12] On October 7, 2018, Artis was waived by the Kings.[13]

NBA 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  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Orlando 15 1 18.6 .392 .276 .583 2.5 1.2 .1 .2 5.1
Career 15 1 18.6 .392 .276 .583 2.5 1.2 .1 .2 5.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jamel Artis". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Jamel Artis, Pittsburgh Panthers, Small Forward". 247Sports.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Jamel Artis - Basketball Recruiting - Player Profiles - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "ACCMBB Coaches Name 2015 All-ACC Team". theacc.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "ACCMBB Coaches Name 2015 All-ACC". theacc.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Undrafted Free Agent Tracker • r/nba". reddit.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "Doyle Earns NBA Summer League Invite". June 24, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  8. ^ "Grading Jamel Artis' Summer League campaign". postingandtoasting.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  9. ^ "Knicks Sign Three Free Agents". NBA.com. August 18, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  10. ^ "Knicks waive Jamel Artis". Twitter.com. October 4, 2017. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  11. ^ "Magic Sign Jamel Artis to Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. October 16, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  12. ^ "Kings Announce 2018 Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. September 24, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  13. ^ "Kings Waive Jamel Artis". NBA.com. October 7, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.