Courtney Sims

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Courtney Sims
Personal information
Born (1983-10-21) October 21, 1983 (age 38)
Roslindale, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Noble & Greenough School
(Dedham, Massachusetts)
College Michigan (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–2018
Position Center
Career history
2007 Indiana Pacers
2008–2009 Iowa Energy
2009 Phoenix Suns
2009 Iowa Energy
2009 New York Knicks
2009–2010 CSKA Moscow
2010 Iowa Energy
2010 Capitanes de Arecibo
2010 Spirou Charleroi
2010–2011 Iowa Energy
2011 Dongguan Leopards
2011–2012 VEF Rīga
2012–2013 Jeonju KCC Egis
2013–2015 Seoul SK Knights
2015–2016 Busan KT Sonicboom
2016 Seoul SK Knights
2018 SeaHorses Mikawa
Career highlights and awards
2009
Stats   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg at NBA.com
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Courtney Sims (born October 21, 1983 [1] ) is an American former professional basketball player. He is a 6'11" (211 cm) tall center.

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Early career

Sims played his college ball at the University of Michigan, graduating in 2007, and previously attended the Noble & Greenough School for his high school education. With the Wolverines, he averaged 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in his four-year career.

Professional career

Sims played briefly for the NBA's Indiana Pacers in 2007–08. Signed to a non-guaranteed contract after going undrafted, he appeared in only two games for the Pacers before being waived on December 4, 2007. [2] He was signed again on December 12, [3] and waived again on December 19. [2] Going scoreless in three total games, he had one rebound, one assist and committed two personal fouls in eleven minutes of action. [4] On February 25, 2008, Sims was acquired by the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy. [5] [6] He played for the New Orleans Hornets during the 2008–09 NBA pre-season. [7] With the Energy, he registered a rare triple-double on November 28, 2008, in a 113–101 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce with 22 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots. [8] On December 28, he scored a season-high 36 points, including 13 in the last quarter, to go along with 16 rebounds in a 107–101 victory over the Utah Flash. [9] On January 20, 2009, the Phoenix Suns officially announced they signed Sims to a 10-day contract. [10] He was signed to a second ten-day contract on February 14, but was released by the Arizona club upon the expiration of this contract, as the third would immediately mean his signing until the end of the season. Sims signed another ten-day contract on March 23, 2009, this time with the New York Knicks, [11] and signed a second on April 2. On December 27 he was signed by CSKA Moscow until the end of season with a club option to terminate the contract after one-month trial period. [12] [13] On January 12, 2010, Sims was replaced in CSKA's lineup by Pops Mensah-Bonsu. [14]

Sims then returned to the Iowa Energy, [15] but then bought out his contract so that he could play in Puerto Rico [16] for the Capitanes de Arecibo. [17]

Sims was invited to attend the Denver Nuggets 2010 pre-season training camp, but was waived on October 11.

Sims signed with the Iowa Energy prior to the beginning of the 2010-11 NBA Development League Season. In the 2011 D-League All-star game, he scored 25 points and had 6 rebounds to earn the game MVP honors. [18]

In March 2011 he signed with the Dongguan Leopards in China. [19]

In September 2011 he signed a one-year deal with BK VEF Rīga. [20]

In July 2012 he signed a one-year deal with Jeonju KCC Egis. [21]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage 3P%  3-point field goal percentage FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2007–08 Indiana 303.7.000.000.000.7.3.0.0.0
2008–09 Phoenix 102.0.000.000.000.0.0.0.0.0
2008–09 New York 1011.0.500.000.0004.0.0.0.06.0
Career504.8.429.000.0001.2.2.0.01.2

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