Dourisseau with Donar in 2011
|Born||December 7, 1983|
|Nationality||American / Dutch|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Burke (Omaha, Nebraska)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|2009–2014||GasTerra Flames / Donar|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jason Richard Dourisseau (born December 7, 1983) is a Dutch-American professional basketball player, who last played for Donar Groningen. Dourisseau primarily plays the small forward position.Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Dourisseau received a Dutch passport in 2015. He is most known for his years with Donar, where he played for 10 seasons and won five DBL championships and seven other trophies.
In the 2006–07 season, Dourisseau started his career with Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg. He reached the Basketball Bundesliga Finals with Ludwigsburg in his first season. In the 2007–08 season, he finished 12th with the team.
In the 2008–09 season, Dourisseau played with KR Basket of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild karla. Over the season, Dourisseau averaged 16.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game, while winning the Icelandic Championship and the Company Cup with KR.
For the 2009–10 season, Dourisseau signed with GasTerra Flames of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL). In his first season, he won the Dutch championship. In his second season, he played in the Euroleague qualifying rounds with Flames. The team was eliminated in the first preliminary round against Russian side UNICS. In the 2013–14 season, after Dourisseau won his second Dutch championship, GasTerra Flames announced that one of the stands in home arena MartiniPlaza would be named after him as the "Jason Dourisseau Tribune" (English: Jason Dourisseau Stand).
In the 2014 offseason, Dourisseau signed with s.Oliver Baskets of the ProA, the second tier of basketball in Germany.
On 21 July 2015, Dourisseau returned to Donar, by signing a 2-year deal with the club.In 2017, Dourisseau signed for three more seasons with Donar. He won his fifth DBL championship again in 2018. On 22 June 2020, Donar announced the club and Dourisseau were parting ways.
In anticipation of his upcoming Dutch passport, Dourisseau was in the pre-selection of the Dutch national basketball team, as he was selected by Toon van Helfteren on June 13, 2015.He was cut before playing an official game for the Netherlands.
In August 2015, Dourisseau officially became a Dutch citizen.
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