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Jeremy Pargo

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Position  Point guard
Listed weight  219 lb (99 kg)
Salary  1 million USD (2013)
Listed height  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Height  1.88 m

Nationality  American
Role  Basketball player
League  CBA
Name  Jeremy Pargo
Parents  Charlie Mae Pargo
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Born  March 17, 1986 (age 29) Chicago, Illinois (1986-03-17)
High school  Paul Robeson (Chicago, Illinois)
Current team  Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. (#4 / Point guard)
Siblings  Jannero Pargo, Kizzy Pargo
Similar People  Jannero Pargo, David Blatt, Mark Few, David Joerger, Brett Brown

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Jeremy Raymon Pargo (born March 17, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Shenzhen Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), he plays at the point guard position. In 2011 he reached the EuroLeague Final with Maccabi Tel Aviv, earning an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in the process. He is the brother of Jannero Pargo, who also played in the NBA.


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Early life and college career

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Pargo attended Chicago's Paul Robeson High School. He played college basketball for Gonzaga University's Gonzaga Bulldogs. He was voted the 2008 WCC Player of the Year in his junior season. The following year, he was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine for the 2009 March Madness issue.

Professional career

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After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, Pargo participated in the 2009 Las Vegas NBA Summer League, as a member of the Detroit Pistons' summer league squad, alongside former Gonzaga teammate Austin Daye. He also played in the Orlando Pro Summer League for the Orlando Magic's summer league squad. He did not secure a contract, however.

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In his first professional year, Pargo played for Hapoel Gilboa Galil Elyon of the Israeli Basketball Super League, averaging 14.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 2.7 turnovers per game. He was a home crowd favorite because of his electrifying dunks over bigger defenders. He won the 2009-10 Israeli Super League championship.

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In 2010, Pargo participated in the Orlando Pro Summer League for the Charlotte Bobcats, and then later in the Las Vegas NBA Summer League, as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. On August 26, 2010, Pargo replaced Mikhail Torrance, who was suffering from a heart condition, signing a one-year contract with EuroLeague giants Maccabi Tel Aviv. After a promising start, he emerged as one of the team's main players, especially after Doron Perkins's season-ending injury. He helped Maccabi to reach the EuroLeague Finals, earning an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in the process. His team lost in the EuroLeague Finals to Panathinaikos, by a score of 78-70.

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On May 24, 2011, Pargo signed a new two-year contract extension with Maccabi. However, he broke the contract, and on December 10, 2011, he signed a two-year contract with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, with his successful EuroLeague season not having gone unnoticed. On July 25, 2012, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, along with a 2014 second round draft pick, in exchange for D. J. Kennedy.

On January 22, 2013, Pargo was waived by the Cavaliers.

On February 7, 2013, Pargo was signed to a ten-day contract by the Philadelphia 76ers. On February 18, 2013, Pargo was signed by the 76ers for the rest of the 2012–13 season. He was waived on April 1, 2013, when the team signed Justin Holiday.

In June 2013, he signed a two-year contract worth $5.2 million net income (€4 million) with the Russian club CSKA Moscow.

On July 24, 2014, Pargo and CSKA Moscow reached an agreement to part ways. Later that day, Pargo signed a two-year deal with his former club Maccabi Tel Aviv. On July 4, 2015, he left Maccabi and signed with the Chinese club Zhejiang Lions for the 2015–16 CBA season.

On April 27, 2016, Pargo joined the Italian club Reyer Venezia, for the remainder of the 2015–16 season.

In July 2016, Pargo signed with the Chinese club Shenzhen Leopards.

Career statistics

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


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