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Jackson Vroman

professional basketball player

Jackson Vroman (June 6, 1981 – June 29, 2015) was an American-born Lebanese professional basketball player. He was naturalized as a Lebanese citizen to play for the Lebanon national basketball team. He was the son of former NBA player Brett Vroman, who played briefly for the Utah Jazz in the 1980-81 NBA season.

Jackson Vroman
Vroman with Lebanon against Japan
Personal information
Born(1981-06-06)June 6, 1981
Laguna, California
NationalityAmerican / Lebanese
DiedJune 29, 2015(2015-06-29) (aged 34)
Los Angeles County, California
High schoolViewmont (Bountiful, Utah)
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College
NBA Draft2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro career2004–2015
Career history
2004–2005Phoenix Suns
20052006New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
2006–2007CB Gran Canaria
2007–2008CB Girona
2008BC Lietuvos Rytas
2009Saba Mehr
2009–2010Mahram
2010–2011Dongguan Leopards
2011Incheon ET Land Elephants
2011–2012Jiangsu Dragons
2012Barangay Ginebra Kings
2012–2013Shandong Lions
2013–2014Jiangsu Dragons
2014Capitanes de Arecibo

Vroman was born in Laguna, California. He studied at Snow Community College in Ephraim, Utah[1] and Iowa State University.

Jackson was a second-round draft pick of the Chicago Bulls in the 2004 NBA Draft. He played for the Phoenix Suns and the New Orleans Hornets/New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.

Vroman was found dead in a swimming pool at his home in Los Angeles County, California on June 29, 2015, aged 34. He drowned accidentally.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jackson Vroman NBA.com Bio".
  2. http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/basketball-mens/2015/06/29/jackson-vroman-death-iowa-state-cyclones/29489987/