Saturday, September 26, 2009
Obradoiro announced Marc Jackson
Another transfer for Obradoiro and this time it's the American former NBA star Marc Jackson(2.06-C) who returns to Spain after many years. The Spanish team announced the transfer via their official website.
Marc Jackson graduated from Temple in 1997 and he was drafted by Golden State in the 2nd round at number 38. In the next 3 seasons he played for Cantabria , Tofas Bursa, Efes Pilsen and also Toros de Aragua in Venezuela.
In 2000 he went back to the NBA where he played until 2007 for Minnesotta, Golden State, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Oklahoma. After that he was signed by Olympiakos where he didn't finish the season and left in March 2008 after arguing with head coach Pini Gershon. Last season he played in Russia for Unics Kazan averaging 5.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 11 games in the Russian Superleague.