Thursday, July 11, 2024

Jake Forrester Joins PAOK

PAOK BC has announced the signing of 25-year-old American forward-center Jake Forrester. He is the seventh new addition to the team, following guards Frank Bartley, Dimitris Katsivelis, Kostas Papadakis, and Savar Reynolds, guard-forward Cedric Henderson Jr., and forward-center Jackson "Rocky" Kreuser.

Player Profile

Name: Jacob "Jake" Forrester

Date of Birth: January 1, 1999
Nationality: American
Height: 2.06m (6'8")
Position: Power Forward / Center

Career Highlights and Professional Stats

Jake Forrester began his collegiate career at Indiana University before transferring to Temple University and later to Saint Louis University, where he had more playing time and opportunities to showcase his skills. His professional debut was with Artland Dragons in Germany.
College Basketball:
Indiana Hoosiers (2018-19):
Played 13 games, averaging 4.2 minutes, 2.1 points, and 1.3 rebounds per game.
Field goal percentage: 54.5%, Free throw percentage: 33.3%.
Temple Owls (2019-21):
2019-20 Season: Played 26 games, averaging 17.2 minutes, 7.5 points, and 3.8 rebounds per game.
Field goal percentage: 53.3%, Free throw percentage: 49.3%.
2020-21 Season: Played 16 games, averaging 21.5 minutes, 9.3 points, and 6.4 rebounds per game.
Field goal percentage: 56.7%, Free throw percentage: 66.7%.
Saint Louis Billikens (2022-23):
Played 33 games, averaging 16.2 minutes, 6.7 points, and 4.9 rebounds per game.
Field goal percentage: 56.8%, Free throw percentage: 66.7%, 3-point percentage: 100.0%.
Professional Basketball:
Artland Dragons (Germany, Pro A, 2023-24):
Played 34 games, averaging 20 minutes, 12.3 points, and 6.1 rebounds per game.
Field goal percentage: 60.2%, Free throw percentage: 66.7%.

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