Jerome James

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Birthday
17, 1975
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Florida

About

NBA center best known for his days with teams like the Seattle SuperSonics and New York Knicks. In 2001, he won a Yugoslav Basketball League championship with KK Buducnost.

Before Fame

He earned a spot on the Florida A&M University Rattlers when a friend of his mother's recommended him to coach Ron Brown after seeing him play a pickup basketball game.

Trivia

He led the NCAA in blocks per game during his 1997-98 season at Florida A&M.

Family Life

He has nine siblings. His father, Jessie, worked as a longshoreman.

Associated With

He and Shaquille O'Neal both led the NCAA in blocks during their NCAA careers.