Marcus Timmons

Marcus Timmons is an American-born, dual-NBL champion basketball player.[1] He played with the Wollongong Hawks, Melbourne Tigers, Perth Wildcats, Cairns Taipans, New Zealand Breakers and Adelaide 36ers, winning championships with the Tigers and Wildcats.[2][3]

Marcus timmons
Personal information
Born (1971-11-03) 3 November 1971 (age 48)
Missouri
NationalityAustralian,USA
Listed height202 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight100 kg (220 lb)
Career information
CollegeSouthern Illinois University
Playing career1996–2007
PositionPower forward, center small forward
Number40
Career history
1996Illawarra Hawks
1997-1999Melbourne Tigers
2000-2001Perth Wildcats
2002-2003Melbourne Tigers
2004-2005Cairns Taipans
2005New Zealand Breakers
2007Adelaide 36ers
Career highlights and awards

Timmons has also played pro basketball in the Philippines, Poland, and Latvia. He won Latvian championship with ASK/Brocēni/LMT.[4]

Timmons played college basketball for Southern Illinois University. He was part of three Saluki NCAA Tournament appearances and an NIT appearance. He was Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the year in 1995. He was named to the SIU All-Century team in 2013[5] and is a member of the SIU Saluki Hall of Fame.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Boti Nagy, November 20, 2006. "Sixers go for local talent". AdelaideNow, Retrieved on August 3, 2009
  2. ^ Jessup, Peter (December 11, 2004). "Basketball: American imports lead the way for rejuvenated Breakers". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved October 19, 2011.
  3. ^ "Redhage axed from Breakers". Television New Zealand. December 6, 2004. Retrieved October 19, 2011.
  4. ^ http://www.diena.lv/arhivs/broceni-lmt-pietika-ar-cetram-spelem-10006454
  5. ^ http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?client=1-4059-0-0-0&sID=214068&&news_task=DETAIL&articleID=28111978
  6. ^ http://www.siusalukis.com/news/2013/12/19/Saluki_Athletics_announces_Men_s_Basketball_All_Century_team.aspx

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