Jessey Voorn

Jessey Voorn (born 17 March 1990 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch professional basketball player who last played for Heroes Den Bosch. Voorn is 6 ft 4 tall and plays the shooting guard position.

Jessey Voorn
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Voorn playing for the Netherlands in 2016
Free agent
PositionShooting guard
Personal information
Born (1990-03-17) 17 March 1990 (age 32)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight84 kg (185 lb)
Career information
High schoolJonesboro (Jonesboro, Georgia)
Playing career2007–present
Career history
20072011ABC Amsterdam
20112014GasTerra Flames
2015Canarias CBA
2015–2016Landstede Zwolle
20162018ZZ Leiden
20182019Heroes Den Bosch
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Voorn started his professional career with ABC Amsterdam in 2007, where he was mainly on the bench at first. With Amsterdam he won the Dutch championship in 2009. When the club was forced to play without foreign players, Voorn got major minutes with ABC. In the 2010-11 season Voorn averaged 13.7 points per game in the Dutch Basketball League.

After his break-out season, the club from Amsterdam went bankrupt and Voorn went to Groningen to play for the GasTerra Flames.[1] After the 2013–14 season, Voorn left Groningen.[2]

He signed with Canarias Basketball Academy in January 2015.[3]

For the 2014–15 season, Voorn signed with Landstede Basketbal.[4]

On 1 July 2016, he signed a two-year deal with Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden.[5]

On 14 June 2018, Voorn signed a two-year contract with New Heroes Den Bosch.[6][7] On 15 November 2019, Voorn and Den Bosch agreed to part ways.[8]

3x3 basketballEdit

In 2020, Voorn joined the Netherlands national 3x3 team.[9] He played at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where the team finished in the fifth place.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flames get talented Jessey Voorn". gic.nl (in Dutch). 11 November 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Jessey Voorn verkoopt Donar 'nee'". Archived from the original on 27 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Jessey Voorn op een nieuwe missie".
  4. ^ "Craig Osaikhwuwuomwan and Jessey Voorn move to Landstede Basketbal".
  5. ^ "Voorn naar ZZ Leiden" (in Dutch). www.basketballleague.nl. 1 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Komst Jessey Voorn naar New Heroes is rond" (in Dutch). 14 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Voorn stapt over naar New Heroes" (in Dutch). 14 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  8. ^ "HEROES DEN BOSCH NEEMT AFSCHEID VAN JESSEY VOORN". Heroesdenbosch.com. 14 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Jessey Voorn was een tijdje van de basketbalradar, maar is terug als 3x3 speler". Basketball.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Tournament Summary" (PDF). olympics.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2021. Retrieved 29 July 2021.

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