James Collins (basketball)

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James Collins
Personal information
Born (1973-11-05) November 5, 1973 (age 46)
Jacksonville, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school Andrew Jackson
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College Florida State (1993–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career 1997–2007
Position Shooting guard
Number 32, 4
Career history
1997–1998 Los Angeles Clippers
1998 Jacksonville Barracudas
1998–1999 La Crosse Bobcats
1999 Quad City Thunder
1999 Strasbourg IG
2000 Joventut Badalona
2000–2002 Grand Rapids Hoops
2002 Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2002–2003 Air Avellino
2003–2004 Eurorida Scafati
2004–2005 Cimberio Novara
2006 Vertical Vision Cantù
2006–2007 Indesit Fabriano
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James Edgar Collins (born November 5, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player whose last team was Indesit Fabriano of the Italian second division (Serie A2) in 2006/07 season.


He attended Florida State University and was selected 36th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997 NBA draft. He played one season in the NBA for the Los Angeles Clippers in 1997–98, who had obtained him from the 76ers by trading the rights to a 1998 second round pick (used to select Jelani McCoy). He has also been briefly signed by the Phoenix Suns in 1999, Washington Wizards in 1999 and Memphis Grizzlies in 2001, but has not played any NBA games for those teams.

Before Fabriano, he has played in Spain for Pinturas Bruguer[1] and Italy in Serie A for Air Avellino (2002–2003) and Vertical Vision Cantù (2006) and Serie A2 for Eurorida Scafati (2003–2004) and Cimberio Novara (2004–2006).

Collins, currently is the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Florida.


  1. ^ Ficha jugador: Collins , James Echos

External links

  • James Collins at Basketball-Reference.com
  • NBA & college stats @ databasebasketball.com
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