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Pooh Jeter
Pooh Jeter
Position: -
Born: 12/02/83
Height: 5-11 / 1.80
Weight:175 lbs. / 79.4 kg.
Earnings: $473,604 ($560,152*)
As of now, among those who have returned to China are Lin, Ty Lawson, Donatas Motiejunas, Sonny Weems, Kyle Fogg, Pooh Jeter, Marko Todorovic, Antonio Blakeney and Ekpe Udoh. More are expected to return in upcoming days. Hamed Haddadi — a former NBA center and a veteran of the CBA — is currently held up in his home country of Iran, where the pandemic has also hit hard. His team Nanjing is working with the Chinese Embassy in Iran to aid in his return.
Ex-Sacramento Kings point guard Eugene “Pooh” Jeter was speaking to the players on former NBA star Paul Pierce’s AAU team in Los Angeles in June when one kid posed a question that sparked something much bigger. “We’re the professional basketball players, but these kids aren’t getting information from us,” Jeter said. “College and high school kids, they look up to us and have questions about pick and rolls and running offenses, big men [have questions] about the post. When I went to Paul Pierce’s AAU practice, afterwards I was talking to them and I was like, ‘Wow, there are a lot of things they don’t know.’ “One kid said, ‘We are trying to be where y’all at, but we can’t find y’all.’ They just want information.”
Jeter had been thinking about putting a basketball clinic together connecting the top kids from Los Angeles with current and former professional basketball players in the NBA and overseas. That kid’s question prompted Jeter to join forces with NBA free-agent guard Bobby Brown and renowned basketball trainer Rico Hines to start the invitation-only Los Angeles Basketball Skills Clinic, which will take place Saturday and Sunday at an undisclosed location. Jeter said the clinic will include 60 top high school boys, about 10 of the top high school girls, and local college players. They will get basketball training and mentoring from pro players with ties to Los Angeles. NBA All-Stars Russell Westbrook, DeMar DeRozan and Paul George are expected to attend, and possibly James Harden, Jeter said. Other current NBA players include former Los Angeles Clippers players Chris Paul and Zach Randolph, the L.A.-area native Holiday brothers (Jrue, Justin and Aaron), Tyson Chandler, Brandon Jennings, Delon Wright, Allen Crabbe, Jordan Bell, Solomon Hill, Spencer Dinwiddie, Tony Snell, Dewayne Dedmon and Chimezie Metu.