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Antawn Jamison

1st Round (4): TORONTO RAPTORS
Traded to GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS for Vince Carter (5th pick) and cash considerations


North Carolina
Position: Small/Power Forward
Height. 6-9
Weight. 223
High School: Providence, Charlotte, NC
Age: 21
Season
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
totals
G
32
35
37
104
FGM
201
270
316
787
FGA
322
496
546
1364
PCT
.624
.544
.579
.577
FTM
82
126
184
392
FTA
156
203
276
635
PCT
.526
.621
.667
.617
REB
309
329
389
1027
AVG
9.7
9.4
10.5
9.9
AST
33
30
30
93
BLK
33
22
30
85
STL
25
40
28
93
PTS
484
668
822
1974
AVG
15.1
19.1
22.2
19.0
 
1997-98 Season (junior)
  • Consensus National Player of the Year - Wooden Award, Naismith Award, Associated Press, NABC, Sporting News
  • Third Tar Heel to win the Wooden Award (Phil Ford - 1978, Michael Jordan - 1984)
  • Joins Jordan in 1984 as only Tar Heels named Associated Press Player of the Year
  • ACC Player of the Year - 9th Tar Heel to be named, first since Jordan in '84
  • Led the ACC in scoring and rebounding, second to teamate Vince Carter in FG%
  • ACC tournament MVP, East Regional MVP (North Carolina lost to Utah in national semis)
  • Set school single season records for FG's made (316) and rebounds (389), his 822 points were second to Lennie Rosenbluth's 895 in 1957
  • First Tar Heel to average 20 points and 10 rebounds in same season since Billy Cunningham in 1965
  • His 22.2 ppg was highest by a Tar Heel since Charlie Scott averaged 27.1 ppg in 1970
  • First Tar Heel to average 10-plus rebounds since Mitch Kupchak (11.3) in 1976
1996-97 Season (sophomore)
  • First team All-ACC, second team All-American
  • 3rd in conference in scoring, 2nd in rebounding and FG% (led Tar Heels in all three categories)
  • Named to the All-East Regional team in the NCAA tournament
  • Scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in semi-final loss to Arizona
1995-96 Season (freshman)
  • Became first Tar Heel and fifth player in conference history to be named first team All-ACC as a freshman (joining Skip Wise - Clemson 1975, Kenny Anderson - Georgia Tech 1990, Joe Smith - Maryland 1994, and Stephon Marbury - Georgia Tech 1996)
  • First freshman to lead the ACC in FG%
  • Led the Heels in rebounding, second in scoring
  • National freshman leader in rebounding and FG%
Career
  • Ranks 4th in rebounds, 7th in scoring, 11th in FG%
  • Named ACC Player of the Week a record 12 times (including seven this season)
  • One of 20 players in conference history to be named first team All-ACC three times, but only player to be named his first three seasons
  • Joined Christian Laettner this season as the only players in ACC history to be named ACC Player of the Year, ACC tournament MVP, NCAA Regional MVP and National Player of the Year in the same season


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