PositionCenter Listed weight250 lb (113 kg) Weight112 kg Listed height7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) Height2.18 m
NationalityCanadian RoleBasketball player LeagueNBA Development League NameJordan Bachynski
BornSeptember 6, 1989 (age 26)
Calgary, Alberta (1989-09-06) High schoolCentennial (Calgary, Alberta) CollegeArizona State Sun Devils men's basketball SiblingsDallin Bachynski, Jessica Bachynski ParentsYolanda Bachynski, John Bachynski Similar PeopleDallin Bachynski, Jahii Carson, Herb Sendek, Carrick Felix, Melvin Ejim
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Jordan Bachynski (born September 6, 1989) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Levanga Hokkaido of the B.League. He played college basketball for the Arizona State Sun Devils. As a senior in 2014, he was the leading shot blocker in NCAA Division I and was named the defensive player of the year in the Pac-12 Conference.
Bachynski, a 7'2" center from Calgary, Alberta, played four years for the Arizona State Sun Devils in the United States. Bachynski made his mark as a defensive player, setting the Pac-12 Conference record for career blocked shots. Bachynski also led the NCAA Division I in blocks in his senior season of 2013–14. He was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year at the conclusion of the season. As a junior, Bachynski recorded the first triple-double in Arizona State history with 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 12 blocked shots against Cal State Northridge on December 8, 2012.
After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Bachynski joined the Charlotte Hornets for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On August 1, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Eskişehir Basket of the Turkish Basketball League. He later parted ways with Eskişehir in mid-November after appearing in just four games.
On February 13, 2015, Bachynski was acquired by the Westchester Knicks of the NBA Development League. In 18 games for the Knicks, he averaged 6.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
In June 2015, Bachynski joined the Orlando Magic white team for the Orlando Summer League and the Toronto Raptors for the Las Vegas Summer League. On September 28, 2015, he signed with the Detroit Pistons. He was later waived by the Pistons on October 23, after appearing in two preseason games, where he totaled six points and one rebound in six minutes. On November 2, he was reacquired by Westchester. On February 9, 2016, he was named in the East All-Star team for the 2016 NBA D-League All-Star Game as a replacement for Lorenzo Brown, after averaging 13.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks over 26.3 minutes in 32 games. At the season's end, he was named to the All-NBA D-League Third Team and All-NBA D-League All-Defensive Team.
On August 26, 2016, he signed with Nagoya Diamond Dolphins of the B.League.
Canadian national team
Bachynski represented Canada in the 2013 Summer Universiade.
Bachynski, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delayed his basketball career to serve a two-year Mormon mission in Miami, Florida. His younger brother, Dallin, played college basketball for the University of Utah, and professional basketball for the Sendai 89ers.