James Reaves is a professional basketball player for the Rochester Razorsharks of the PBL.
Reaves was born on April 30, 1982 in Rochester, New York to Milton and Dorthea Reaves. He has two older brothers, Carlos and Kelvin. In 2006, Reaves was inducted to the Greater Rochester High School Basketball Hall of Fame.
Reaves attended Edison Tech HS in Rochester. In 2000, his senior year, he averaged 25 points and 17 rebounds per game and was named All-Greater Rochester Area High School Boys Player of the Year.
Reaves attended Niagara University on a basketball scholarship. He was named to the MAAC All Rookie team in 2001 and All Conference team in 2002 and was the 2004 MAAC tournament MVP.2000-2001: Freshman Year
Averaged 7.7 RPG2001-2002: Sophomore Year
Averaged 10.4 PPG, 8.8 RPG and 1.1 APG2002-2003: Junior Year
Averaged 11.7 PPG, 8.3 RPG and 2.3 APG2003-2004: Senior Year
Averaged 11.6 PPG, 9.6 RPG and 1.5 APG2004-2005
BS/Energy Braunschweig (Germany Div. I) & SG FT/MTV Braunschweig (Germany Div. II) Averaged 22.6 PPG and 9.4 RPG over 17 games for both teams2005
Tecos del UAG (Mexican Pro League) Averaged 13.2 PPG and 7.3 RPG
In 2010-11 he played for Korihait in the Finnish basketball league, Korisliiga.2005-2006 (ABA)
Led Rochester Razorsharks in PPG with 18.4 and RPG with 7.6 and led team to first ever ABA Championship.2006 Summer (USBL)
Played 11 games with the Dodge City Legend in USBL, averaging 10.6 PPG and 10.6 RPG. Sat out most of the year with an injured knee2006-2007
Again played for hometown Rochester Razorsharks. For this season, Reaves was named to represent the Razorsharks in the 2007 ABA All-Star Game.