| 196 lb (89 kg)|
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
| November 5, 1973 (age 42)
Jacksonville, Florida (1973-11-05) |
Florida State (1993–1997)
1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Florida State University
James Collins (basketball) Wikipedia
James Edgar Collins (born November 5, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player whose last team was Indesit Fabriano of the Italian second division (Serie A2) in 2006/07 season.
He attended Florida State University and was selected 36th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997 NBA draft. He played one season in the NBA for the Los Angeles Clippers in 1997–98, who had obtained him from the 76ers by trading the rights to a 1998 second round pick (used to select Jelani McCoy). He has also been briefly signed by the Phoenix Suns in 1999, Washington Wizards in 1999 and Memphis Grizzlies in 2001, but has not played any NBA games for those teams.
Before Fabriano, he has played in Spain for Pinturas Bruguer and Italy in Serie A for Air Avellino (2002–2003) and Vertical Vision Cantù (2006) and Serie A2 for Eurorida Scafati (2003–2004) and Cimberio Novara (2004–2006).
Collins, currently is the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Florida.