|Position Power forward / Center|
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Salary 854,389 USD (2012)
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Height 2.06 m
Role Basketball player
League Liga ACB Euroleague
Name Samardo Samuels
|Born January 9, 1989 (age 26)
Trelawny, Jamaica (1989-01-09) |
High school Saint Benedict's Prep (Newark, New Jersey)
Parents Jacqueline Samuels, Roan Samuels
Siblings Samantha Samuels, Leon Samuels
Current teams Olimpia Milano (#24 / Power forward), FC Barcelona Basquet (#23 / Center)
Similar People David Moss, Shane Lawal, Luca Banchi, Carlos Arroyo, Ramon Sessions
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Samardo Samuels (born January 9, 1989) is a Jamaican professional basketball player who last played for Enel Brindisi of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He is a 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) tall power forward–center who attended college at the University of Louisville.
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- High school career
- College career
- NBA career
- Career statistics
- Career highs
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High school career
Samuels attended Saint Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey. Samuels was ranked 9th in the nation by Rivals.com and 2nd in the nation by Scout.com. He, alongside class of 2010 star Tristan Thompson led St. Benedicts's Prep to a 24–1 record in the 2007–2008 season. At season's end St. Benedict's was ranked #2 in the nation by USA Today. He played in the two top all-American games, the McDonald's All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic.
Samuels decided to attend the University of Louisville for college. He chose the Cardinals over Connecticut, Florida, Georgetown and North Carolina. At Louisville, Samuels started every game that he played in and led the 2009–10 team in scoring and rebounding. After his sophomore year, he decided to skip his final two years of college eligibility and enter the 2010 NBA Draft.
Samuels went undrafted, but played for the Chicago Bulls in the 2010 NBA Summer League. He averaged 12.6 points and 7.4 rebounds. On August 17, 2010, Samuels signed a 3-year, $2.3 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. A portion of the deal was guaranteed.
He debuted against the Toronto Raptors, on October 29, and scored 7 points. On December 27, 2010 he was sent to the Erie BayHawks, the Cavs' affiliate in the NBA Development League. On January 1, after two games in the NBA D-League, he was recalled by the Cavs.
On March 2, 2011, Samuels made his first career start against the San Antonio Spurs in place of the injured Antawn Jamison and scored a career high 23 points while pulling down 10 rebounds.
On December 28, 2012, Samuels was assigned to the Canton Charge of the D-League. He was recalled on December 31, 2012. On January 6, 2013, he was waived by the Cavaliers. He was acquired by the D-League's Reno Bighorns on January 17, 2013.
On April 7, 2013, Samuels signed with the Israeli club Hapoel Jerusalem for the rest of the 2012–13 season.
On July 25, 2013, he signed a two-year deal with Italian club Emporio Armani Milano.
On July 22, 2015, Samuels signed a two-year deal with the Spanish club FC Barcelona Lassa. On September 11, 2015, Barcelona announced that Samuels has suffered right hand injury and will miss about 6 weeks of action. On August 16, 2016, he parted ways with Barcelona.
On August 17, 2016, Samuels signed with the Chinese Basketball Association club Jiangsu Dragons for the 2016–17 CBA season. On March 17, 2017, he signed with Italian club Enel Brindisi for the rest of the 2016–17 LBA season.
On August 18, 2017, Samuels signed with Spanish club Real Betis Energía Plus. On September 21, 2017, he parted ways with Real Betis Energía Plus before appearing in a game for them.
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.