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JERMAINE ANDERSON'S BLOG
188cm / 6'2'' - 1983 -
Jermaine Anderson Basketball Career
Born: Feb.8, 1983|
Toronto, Ontario, / Eastern Commerce
2002-2003: Fordham (NCAA, starting five): 28 games: 5.9ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.5apg
2003-2004: Fordham (NCAA, starting five): 22 games: 6.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.6apg
2004-2005: Fordham (NCAA, starting five): 40 games: 12.0ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 39.8%, 3Pts: 38.4%
2005-2006: Fordham (NCAA, starting five): 32 games: 15.6ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.4apg, FG: 42.9%, 3PT: 41.4%, FT: 85.2%
2006 July: Toshiba Vegas Summer League (Toronto Raptors): 1,8 ppg and 0,4 apg
2006-2007: Brose Baskets Bamberg (Greece-1.Bundesliga): German League: 8 games: 2.4ppg; ULEB Cup: 3 games: 2.3ppg, left in Jan.'07, then tested by Polpak Swiecie (Poland-DBL): 17 games: 7.8ppg, 2.2rpg, 2.2apg, 2FGP: 27%, 3PT: 39.4%, FT: 90.3%
2007-2008: In Nov.'07 signed at Halifax Rainmen (ABA): 20 games: 15.1ppg, 5.5rpg, 6.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 47.9%, 3PT: 37.6%, FT: 86.4%, in Feb.'08 moved to Walter Tigers Tuebingen (Germany-1.Bundesliga): 15 games: 13.9ppg, 2.9rpg, 2.6apg, 2FGP: 57.1%, 3PT: 45.0%, FT: 90.3%
2008-2009: Walter Tigers Tuebingen (Germany-1.Bundesliga): 34 games: 12.8ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.6apg, FGP: 49.0%, 3PT: 30.1%, FT-2(89.6%)
2009-2010: Cedevita Zagreb (Croatia-A1, starting five): Croatian League: 17 games: 9.5ppg, 3.5rpg, 3.3apg, 1.1spg, FGP: 54.5%, 3PT: 43.1%, FT: 76.3%; EuroChallenge: 6 games: 13.2ppg, 3.5rpg, 3.3apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 80.0%, 3PT: 40.0%, FT: 75.0%; Adriatic League: 26 games: 12.3ppg, 3.6rpg, 4.4apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 41.1%, 3PT-2(48.0%), FT: 89.4%
2010-2011: Triumph Lyubertsy (Russia-PBL): Russian League: 8 games: 10.0ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.9apg, FGP: 39.5%, 3PT: 34.6%, FT: 79.3%; EuroChallenge Qualifying Round: 2 games: 4.5ppg, 2.0rpg, in Jan.'11 moved to Panionios ON Telecoms Athens (Greece-A1, starting five): 12 games: 12.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.8apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 38.1%, 3PT: 48.0%, FT: 81.0%
2011-2012: KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (Montenegro-1A, starting five): BAT: 0379/13 Euroleague Qualifying Round: 1 game: 4pts, 3reb, 1steal, 1block; EuroCup: 14 games: 10.4ppg, 2.7rpg, 3.0apg, FGP: 47.2%, 3PT: 37.2%, FT: 88.2%; Adriatic League: 26 games: 9.3ppg, 1.8rpg, 3.0apg, FGP: 45.2%, 3PT: 39.1%, FT: 87.7%; Montenegrin League: 13 games: 7.2ppg, 1.5rpg, Assists-2(3.7apg), FGP: 55.3%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 90.5%
2012-2013: in Nov.'12 joined KK Cibona VIP Zagreb (Croatia-A1): Adriatic League: 1 game: 2pts; EuroCup: 1 game: 0pts, 2reb, 1ast, 2rbs, 1ast; Adriatic League: 1 game: 2pts, in Dec.'12 moved to New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig (Germany-BBL): 20 games: 9.5ppg, 2.2rpg, 2.5apg, FGP: 42.5%, 3PT: 42.4%, FT-2(91.4%)
2013-2014: TBB Trier (Germany-BBL): 34 games: 10.5ppg, 3.2rpg, 2.6apg, FGP: 38.9%, 3PT: 38.2%, FT-1(96.9%)
2014-2015: TBB Trier (Germany-BBL, starting five): 33 games: 9.9ppg, 2.9rpg, 2.6apg, FGP: 49.7%, 3PT: 38.5%, FT: 89.2%
2015-2016: Baloncesto Sevilla (Spain-Liga Endesa): 15 games: 3.3ppg, 1.3rpg, 1.1apg, left in Jan.'16, in Feb.'16 moved to Basketball Loewen Braunschweig (Germany-BBL): 12 games: 7.7ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.3apg, FGP: 52.0%, 3PT: 30.8%, FT: 80.0%
2016-2017: Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket (France-ProA)
two-time Toronto Sun All-Ontario All-Star -01, 02
Canadian National Team -04-11, 13
Tournament of the Americas (Copa America) in Santo Domingo -05
Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals -06
All-Atlantic 10 2nd Team -06
Panamerican Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -07
Tournament of the Americas -07: 8 games: 9.1ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.0apg, FGP: 47.8%, 3PT: 39.5%
Marchand Cup -09: 3 games: 11.7ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.3apg, 2FGP: 25.0%, 3PT: 66.7%
Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas 3rd Team -09
FIBA Americas in San Juan (Puerto Rico) -09 (Semifinals): 10 games: 8.7ppg, 1.9rpg, 4.2apg, FGP: 48.4%, 3PT: 30.6%, FT: 82.8%
Croatian Cup (Kresimir Cosic Cup) Semifinals -10
Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League Honorable Mention -10
Eurobasket.com All-Croatian A1 League Honorable Mention -10
Croatian A1 League Semifinals -10
World Championships in Turkey -10: 5 games: 8.4ppg, 2.2rpg, 3.0apg, 1.6spg, FGP: 28.6%, 3PT: 27.3%, FT: 75.0%
Marchand Cup in Foz de Iguazu (Brazil) -11: 3 games: 4.7ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.0apg
FIBA Americas in Mar del Plata (Argentina) -11: 8 games: 8.3ppg, 1.8rpg, 1.6apg, FGP: 52.0%, 3PT: 34.6%, FT: 86.7%
Montenegrin Cup Winner -12
Eurocup Quarterfinals -12
Adriatic League Semifinals -12
Montenegrin League Regular Season Champion -12
Montenegrin League Champion -12
FIBA Americas in Caracas (Venezuela) -13: 7 games: 3.1ppg, 1.0rpg, 1.4apg
| USEK team to participate in 2010 Asian basketball Championship in Taiwan- Oct.1, 2010 (by *AddMe)|
The Lebanese university, USEK (Universit Saint Esprit de Kaslik) basketball team headed on Friday to Taiwan in order to participate in the next Asian University basketball Championship set to be held from October 3 to 8, 2010. According to the the Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation (CTUSF) seven teams from seven countries will participate in this competition that will be played in the northern county of Taoyuan [read more]
The Lebanese university, USEK (Universit Saint Esprit de Kaslik) basketball team headed on Friday to Taiwan in order to participate in the next Asian University basketball Championship set to be held from October 3 to 8, 2010. According to the the Chinese Taipei University Sports Federation (CTUSF) seven teams from seven countries will participate in this competition that will be played in the northern county of Taoyuan.
Always according to CTUSF USEK (Cedar Country), Taiwan, Mongolia, Tianjin Polytechnic University (China), Myongji University (South Korea), university All-Star teams from Hong Kong and Thailand will take part in this biennial tournament. The competition was launched in 2006, with Myongji University winning the first edition. An Iranian All stars team won the cup in 2008.
| This summer, Ramadan made it hard on sportsmen and trainers - Sep.23, 2010 (by *AddMe)|
This year, just like every Ramadan, Lebanese athletes were due to combine religious convictions with sports. This years sacred month in Islam, during which the believers should fast from sunrise to sunset, came in a critical training period for the Lebanese sports clubs [read more]
This year, just like every Ramadan, Lebanese athletes were due to combine religious convictions with sports. This years sacred month in Islam, during which the believers should fast from sunrise to sunset, came in a critical training period for the Lebanese sports clubs. To what extent does fasting curb the physical activity ? Does it cause risks for sportsmen? Which attitude should they adopt during such a particular period in order to keep on practicing while respecting their faith? Here are some testimonials and advice.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar calendar adopted by Islam. According to the Muslim religion, the Prophet Muhammad had a vision from the angel Gabriel during this month in the year 610 (on the 27th day). The latter announced to Muhammad that God had chosen him as his Messenger among people. Therefore, Ramadan, which is one of the five pillars of Islam, is a sacred month during which Allah started to reveal his beliefs to Muhammad. During these thirty days, millions of believers throughout the world deprive themselves from eating and drinking, from sunrise to sunset.
This sacred month has put Muslim sportsmen in Lebanon in a harsh situation, as it started in September, few weeks before the resumption of the football and basketball seasons. The Lebanese clubs, which were in full preparations during this period, were due to play many games and participate in numerous friendly tournaments this month: a physical effort which could be a source of risk for athletes during fasting. Therefore, sportsmen in Lebanon wondered a lot: were they able to continue their physical activities during Ramadan?
We used to train after the Iftar (breaking the fast every night during Ramadan ed), said Ghaleb Reda, a Lebanese international basketball player. However, it is true that training or playing a game without eating or drinking, force the sportsmen to use the energy already stocked in their bodies and lead to a lot of exhaustion.
After around 14 hours of deprivation, fasting complicates the task of the organisms and, therefore, heavies the burden on the performance of Muslim sportsmen. According to the Lebanese technician in the Beirut Nejmeh team, Emil Rustom, the athletes should combine deprivation and sports during Ramadan.
Players should have a perfect knowledge of themselves in a way that their performance does not decrease much during the month of Ramadan, he added. As for Rizkallah Zaloum, this month is a delicate period of the year: as a coach, I recommended that our trainings take place after the Iftar. And this is what we did. Even when we had to play a game, we used to play at night. However, it is true that the players couldnt show their whole talent, mainly because of weariness.
Dr. Riad Salims advice
'Sportsmen should do their best not to exhaust themselves during the day and not to make violent efforts during the training sessions and the games scheduled before the Iftar, advised Riad Salim, the Lebanese sports doctor. Sportsmen should walk for an hour before eating; this allows a better blood circulation. I also advised the sportsmen, during the Iftar, to drink one warm glass of water, but I strongly warned them against engorging cold water as it causes terrible stomachaches. I also recommended that the sportsmen maintain a balanced diet.
Therefore, beware, during the Iftar, not to give in to the numerous sweets that are often on the tables! As for trainers, I warned them against the overactivity of their players. I recommended the decrease of the training time to 50 minutes or to a maximum of one hour, which means three sessions per week. Longer training in a potentially blistering heat could have lead to severe consequences on the hearts of our players.
Abroad, doctors and trainers were sometimes obliged to mingle Ramadan with sports. Christophe Baudot, who was the doctor of the French football club of the Marseille Olympics one year ago, explained that during the heat period, there is always a risk of dehydration, which leads to a lower performance; we also adapted training sessions in agreement with the coach. But when sportsmen are well hydrated and their alimentation is adequate [outside fasting period], there is no problem.
The dangers of fasting for a sportsman
For sportsmen, food and drink deprivation is not safe. In fact, doing sports without eating and drinking, especially in a hot weather (which could possibly happen in September in Lebanon), can decrease the muscular strength leading to a hypoglycemia. There are many symptoms for this condition: shaking, vertigo, balance disorders, nausea, vomiting, headache or even vigilance disorders. In some extreme cases, hypoglycemia could provoke coma, or even lead to death. Hypoglycemia could only be prevented by the means of complex sugars. Sportsmen should eat 3 hours before practicing any physical or sports activity.
Yet, this is incompatible with the rules of Ramadan. Another danger that is also due to heat: the heat stroke and the collapse from dehydration, with a possible stroke, heart attack or sudden death, because of the lack of food, the absence of fluids, and the excessive temperature of the sportsmans environment.
The sportsman can also be subject to an accident in his tendino-muscular unit due to inefficient alimentation and insufficient hydric supply, which can lead to traumatic accidents such as tendonitis, tears, muscle strain, due to muscular weakness.
A more rare case: the biological disturbance. The association of a physical activity with an inefficient alimentation leads to a metabolic disorder which could result in a blood waste increase, a blood sugar modification (hyperglycemia), and a alteration in the hepatorenal mechanism.
Finally, the decrease in the physical condition is the most visible effect when the sportsman does not eat properly. This is mainly witnessed during the first two weeks of Ramadan. Therefore, to practice sports safely, there is nothing like a specialists advice!
Basket Esch to the DBBL- Mar.25, 2010 (by *AddMe)
Esch beat Heffingen last sunday 108-82 in a blowout victory behind the best player in National 2 John Reimold (198-F-81, college: Bowling Green).The Esch guys dominated the league easily all year, and only had 1 loss at BC Mess earlier in the season. Since new coach Franck Meriguet took over, they are undefeated and are playing good basketball. Reimold, Donnersbach, Svitek and the Biever brothers are looking forward competing in the highest Lux Basketball League next season [read more]
Esch beat Heffingen last sunday 108-82 in a blowout victory behind the best player in National 2 John Reimold (198-F-81, college: Bowling Green).The Esch guys dominated the league easily all year, and only had 1 loss at BC Mess earlier in the season. Since new coach Franck Meriguet took over, they are undefeated and are playing good basketball. Reimold, Donnersbach, Svitek and the Biever brothers are looking forward competing in the highest Lux Basketball League next season. Reimold has been the best import player all year, shutting down their opponent`s best player every night and scoring the ball with ease. The second spot in the DBBL will be decided between Black Star and Heffingen. Black Star seems to have the edge, but those 2 teams will meet for a possible showdown in 3 weeks.
| Nat. 2 Roundup Jan.30, 2010 |
| Cup Semis drawn Dec.21, 2009 |
| Review after the First Round Nov.23, 2009 |
| 2nd League Preview Oct.17, 2009 |
| Kennedy signs with Residence Sep.8, 2009 |
| Signings in Luxembourg Aug.7, 2009 |
| Dave Schroeder joins AB Contern Jul.30, 2009 |
| Champions AB Contern replace Gary with Kennedy Jul.23, 2009 |
| EBA League teams are new LEB Bronze Teams May.30, 2008 |
| Akasvayu Vic step up LEB Gold. May.30, 2008 |
| Gestiberica Vigo Step Up to LEB Silver Apr.29, 2008 |
| Week 29: Paulo Prestes MVP LEB Silver and Phifer Frank MVP LEB Bronze Apr.15, 2008 |
| Week 28: Brandon Wolfram MVP LEB Silver and Inaki Narros MVP LEB Bronze Apr.7, 2008 |
| Week 27: Eulis Baez MVP LEB Silver and Brett Beeson MVP LEB Bronze. Apr.1, 2008 |
| Week 26: Stevie Johnson MVP LEB Silver and Brett Beeson/Dreike Bouldin MVP LEB Bronze Mar.27, 2008 |
| Week 25: Brandon Wolfram MVP LEB Silver and Brett Beeson MVP LEB Bronze Mar.21, 2008 |
| Week 24: Xavi Ventura MVP LEB Silver and Brett Beeson MVP LEB Bronze Mar.17, 2008 |
| Week 23: Stevei Johnson MVP LEB Silver and Dreike Bouldin MVP LEB Bronze Mar.10, 2008 |
| Week 22: Fran Rueda MVP LEB Silver and Brett Beeson MVP LEB Bronze Mar.3, 2008 |
| Week 21: Jonathan Barcelo MVP LEB Silver and Cameron Echols / Shawn Jackson MVP in LEB Bronze Feb.25, 2008 |
| Week 20: Edward Santana MVP LEB-Silver and David Ortega MVP LEB-Bronze Feb.19, 2008 |
| Balneario Archena wins LEB Bronze CUP Feb.11, 2008 |
| Week 19: Jason Blair MVP LEB Silver Feb.11, 2008 |
| LEB Bronze Week 19: Julian Horacio Lopez MVP Feb.4, 2008 |
| Adecco LEB Silver CUP: Akasvayu Vic is the winner Feb.4, 2008 |
| Week 18: Stevei Johnson MVP LEB-Silver and Jermaine Turner MVP LEB-Bronze Jan.28, 2008 |
| Week 17: Paulo Prestes MVP LEB Silver and Nate Higgs MVP LEB Bronze Jan.21, 2008 |
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