40 Jason Collier
Position: C
Born: 09/08/77
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight: 259 lbs. / 117.9 kg.
College: Georgia Tech '00
  A big body... Good shooting touch... Shied away from contact... Did not live up to the expectations... Died too young.

Attended the Catholic Central HS in Springfield, Ohio.
Played college ball at Indiana and Georgia Tech until 2000.
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as 15th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft.
Draft rights traded to the Houston Rockets. Played there till 2002-03.
Signed with Olympiakos (Greece) in August 2003.
Joined the Minnesota Timberwolves in September 2003. Waived in October.
Selected by the Fayetteville Patriots as 6th overall pick in the 2003 NBDL Draft. Joined the team in 2003-04.
Signed with the Atlanta Hawks in March 2004.
Died in October 2005.
Led Catholic Central HS to the Ohio state title in 1996.
Member of the US Junior National Team in 1996.
Named Ohio Mr. Basketball in 1996.
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten in 1997.
Selected to the All-ACC 2nd Team in 1998-99 and 1999-00.
Named to the All-NBDL 1st Team in 2004.