Jeryl Sasser

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Jeryl Sasser
Personal information
Born (1979-02-13) February 13, 1979 (age 40)
Dallas, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolKimball (Dallas, Texas)
CollegeSMU (1997–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career2001–2009
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
Number5
Career history
20012003Orlando Magic
2003–2004Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2005Yakama Sun Kings
2005–2006Bnei HaSharon
2007–2009Al Arabi
Career highlights and awards

Jeryl Henry Braxton Sasser (born February 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Al Arabi in Kuwait.[1]

Born in Dallas, Texas, Sasser graduated from Justin F. Kimball High School and played college basketball at Southern Methodist University. He was selected by the Orlando Magic as the 22nd pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. In two seasons for the Magic (his only in the NBA) he averaged 2.5 points per game.

He also played with the Yakama Sun Kings of the Continental Basketball Association, and with French Pro A team Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. In November 2005, Sasser signed for Bnei HaSharon in Israel replacing injured Cookie Belcher,[2] but he was released after two games. From 2007 to 2009, he played for Al Arabi in Kuwait, and was a Kuwait League Champion in 2008.[1]

Jeryl Sasser is the younger brother of former NBA player Jason Sasser.[2]

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