Joshua O'Neal Jackson is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for one season with the Kansas Jayhawks before declaring for the 2017 NBA draft, where he was selected fourth overall by the Phoenix Suns. Jackson was born in San Diego County, California while his mother, Apples Jones, was serving in the U. S. Navy and lived there until he was eight months old when she moved them to Michigan to be closer to her family. In the eighth grade, he was held back a grade due to his passion for basketball overtaking his grades, with Jackson going to Voyager Middle School for his repeated year before entering high school, he attended Consortium College Prep School in Detroit, Michigan his freshman and sophomore years, before moving to Napa, California to attend Justin-Siena High School for his junior and senior year. As a freshman for the Consortium College Prep School, he averaged 17 points, six rebounds, four assists and four blocks per game.
As a sophomore, he led the school to their first state title. He averaged 15 rebounds and six assists per game. Prior to his junior year and his family moved to California to attend Justin-Siena High School in Napa and play for Prolific Prep; as a Junior, he averaged 31.2 points per 5.4 assists. As a Senior, Jackson averaged 13.1 rebounds per game. Jackson played AAU basketball for 1Nation Elite, a program founded by his mother. In March 2016, played in the 2016 McDonald's All-American Game and joint led the scoring with 19 points, whilst recording four rebounds and three assists, he was named Co-MVP alongside Frank Jackson. Jackson was regarded as one of the top players in the 2016 class, he was ranked number one in the 2016 class by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, while ESPN ranked him at number two behind only Harry Giles. 247Sports.com ranked him both as the top rated player in the 2016 class along with giving him a 102 rating, the highest rating given to a recruit by the website. On April 11, 2016, Jackson tweeted that he would be attending the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas to play basketball, picking KU over Michigan State and Arizona.
During his only season at Kansas, Jackson showcased his all-around play between scoring, play-making, defending. Although he started as a power forward for the Jayhawks, not Jackson's normal positions of both small forward or shooting guard, he still recorded 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.7 steals, 1.1 blocks per game with the team in his freshman season. As a result of his efforts, he was named as an All-Big 12 First Team member, the Big 12 Freshman of the Year, was named as a second-team All-American according to Sporting News, was considered a third-team All-American according to the Associated Press and National Association of Basketball Coaches. On April 17, 2017, Jackson declared for the 2017 NBA draft and hired former Chicago Bulls point guard B. J. Armstrong as his agent forgoing his remaining college eligibility. On June 22, 2017, Jackson was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the fourth pick in the 2017 NBA draft, being their second straight selection at pick #4 after Dragan Bender.
After he was drafted 4th by Phoenix, it was reported that Jackson had cancelled his workout with the Boston Celtics, who held the 3rd pick after trading the #1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, just as the Celtics management and staff were midway to Sacramento to meet him, something that angered Celtics general manager Danny Ainge, although Ainge denied that it factored into his decision to not draft Jackson. When questioned on it, Ryan McDonough, the general manager of the Suns, did not deny any collusion between the Suns and Jackson's representatives to dissuade the Celtics from drafting Jackson. However, Jackson attributed the situation to nothing more than poor timing and an inability to reschedule for a more proper date. Jackson would sign his rookie scale contract on July 3, 2017. During the 2017 NBA Summer League, Jackson recorded averages of 17.4 points, a team high 9.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.2 steals, 1.0 blocks per game at 35.0 minutes per game in the five games he played there, which earned him All-Summer League First Team honors alongside Lonzo Ball, Dennis Smith Jr. John Collins, Caleb Swanigan.
Jackson made his NBA debut as starting power forward for the Suns on October 18, 2017. During the third game of the season, Jackson made an inappropriate, menacing gesture with his hand towards the fans of the Los Angeles Clippers, which would result in him being fined $35,000 on October 24, 2017, he would start for the Suns at power forward before returning to his more natural small forward position on October 23, 2017 in a win against the Sacramento Kings. On November 29, 2017, Jackson scored a season-high 20 points in a loss to the Detroit Pistons. Jackson would be put back into a starting position on December 7 at shooting guard after Devin Booker's injury the previous game against the Toronto Raptors. Jackson would record his first double-double of his professional career on January 7, 2018 with 17 points, a season-high 10 rebounds, a season-high 5 assists in a 114–100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. After missing their next game against the Houston Rockets due to a strained right hip, he returned to the starting lineup as a small forward on January 14, recording a new career-high 21 points in a blowout loss to the Indiana Pacers.
He would tie that career-high on January 31 in a 102–88 win over the Dallas Mavericks before putting up a new season-high with 23 points on February 4 in a 115–110 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. On his 21st birthday
"Mighty" Tebor Brosch Jr. is a Canadian professional boxer. He is the reigning Canadian Professional Boxing Council welterweight champion, holding a record of 7-4-5, with 2 wins by KO/TKO. Brosch’s first experience in combat sports was kickboxing, in which he trained extensively during his teenage years. At the age of 20, Tebor began to train in boxing, he debuted as an amateur in September 2003 at the Summer Hayes Tournament in Brantford, winning gold as a middleweight. In October 2004, Brosch repeated his performance by again earning the Hayes tournament gold medal. At the age of 23, Brosch made the decision to turn professional, he made his pro debut against Codey Hanna in Winnipeg, Manitoba on January 26, 2007. The pair would fight twice more, which resulted in draws for both bouts. Tebor fought four times in 2008 at 155 lbs, dropping two decisions, he competed in another four matches the following year, winning 3 fights and drawing once at 145 lbs. On July 13, 2010, Brosch fought his first championship match for the vacant CPBC welterweight title.
His opponent, Justin “the Matrix” Fountain, had fought him to a draw two years prior. The bloody back and forth match lasted for 7 rounds, with the combatants trading heavy shots and receiving cuts over both eyes. After the 7th round, the ringside doctor assessed the damage absorbed by Fountain’s right eye and recommended that the contest be stopped before the 8th; because some of the damage was delivered via an accidental clash of heads, the judges went to their scorecards to render a decision. Brosch was awarded the split decision victory, became the CPBC welterweight champion, his first title defense took place February 19, 2011 against undefeated challenger Samuel Vargas at the Hershey Centre. The forth match resulted in a draw. On October 24, 2012, Brosch was knocked out in just 127 seconds by Ukrainian prospect Ivan Redkach. Personal Website Tebor Brosch Interview By theboxingexaminer.com
Mare Insularum is a lunar mare located in the Insularum basin just south of the western Mare Imbrium. The basin material is with the mare material of the Upper Imbrian epoch; the mare is bordered by the craters Copernicus on the east, Kepler on the west. Oceanus Procellarum joins the mare to the southwest. Copernicus is one of the most noticeable craters on the Moon; the rays from both Kepler and Copernicus protrude into the mare. It is located near the site of the Apollo 14 landing. Sinus Aestuum forms a northeastern extension to the mare; the name was suggested by lunar geologist Don E. Wilhelms. "Mare Insularum". Mare Insularum. Archived from the original on April 11, 2005. Retrieved April 14, 2005