Jamarr Sanders to join Telekom Basket

Jamaar Sanders

Jamaar Sanders (193 cm, UAB ’11) is on his way to play for Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany-BBL). This will be the first appearance in Germany for Sanders. He most recently played with Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia (Italy-Serie A) where he averaged 8.3 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 2.9 apg in 27.6 mpg. The guard played three seasons in Serie A, two with Grissin and one with Dolomiti Energia Trento. While playing for Dolomiti, the team made it to the Italian Cup semifinals.

Before moving his career to Europe, Sanders made a push to make it to the NBA. He played for the Austin Spurs in the D-League in the 2012/2013 season. His averages were 11.1 ppg while shooting 37.7 percent from three in 32.1 mpg. His NBA dream did not come to fruition as he made the move to Italy the next season. Before the D-league, Sanders also played in Greece with KAO Dramas (Greece-A 1) for one year.

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