J.R. Giddens (196 cm, New Mexico’08) is taking his game to Uruguay this 2017 after agreeing to terms on a deal with Club Trouville Montevideo (Uruguay-LUB). The 31-year-old Giddens is a veteran of Latin American hoops. In 2016 he lent his talents to the Leones de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic-LNB). He appeared in 19 games for his former team and registered averages of 12.9 ppg and 5.3 rpg. Giddens left the team in August 2016.
J.R. played for Instituto Atletico Central Cordoba (Argentina-Liga A). In 55 games Giddens was able to put together averages of 15.1 ppg and 6.0 rpg.