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Courtney Sims
Position Center
Height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Born October 21, 1983 (1983-10-21) (age 26)
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Nationality American
High school Noble & Greenough School
College Michigan
Draft Undrafted, 2007
Pro career 2007–present
Former teams Indiana Pacers (2007)
Iowa Energy (2008–09)
Phoenix Suns (2009)
New York Knicks (2009)
CSKA Moscow (2009-10)

Courtney Sims (born October 21, 1983 in Roslindale, Massachusetts[1]) is an American professional basketball player. He is a 6'11" (211 cm) 245 lb (111 kg) center.


Early career

Sims played collegiately at the University of Michigan, graduating in 2007, and previously attended the Noble & Greenough School for his high school education. With the Wolverines, he averaged 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in his four-year spell.

Professional career

Sims played briefly for the NBA's Indiana Pacers in 2007–08. Signed to a non-guaranteed contract after going undrafted, he appeared in only two games for the Pacers before being waived on December 4, 2007.[2]He was signed again on December 12,[3]and waived again on December 19.[2]Going scoreless in three total games, he had one rebound, one assist and committed two personal fouls in eleven minutes of action.[4] On February 25, 2008, Sims was acquired by the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy.[5][6]He played for the New Orleans Hornets during the 2008–09 NBA pre-season.[7]With the Energy, he registered a rare triple-double on November 28, 2008, in a 113–101 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce with 22 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots.[8]On December 28, he scored a season-high 36 points, including 13 in the last quarter, to go along with 16 rebounds in a 107–101 victory over the Utah Flash.[9] On January 20, 2009, the Phoenix Suns officially announced they signed Sims to a 10-day contract.[10]He was signed to a second ten-day contract on February 14, but was released by the Arizona club upon the expiration of this contract, as the third would immediately mean his signing until the end of the season. Sims signed another ten-day contract on March 23, 2009, this time with the New York Knicks,[11]and signed a second on April 2. On December 27 he was signed by CSKA Moscow until the end of season with a club option to terminate the contract after one-month trial period.[12][13] On January 12, 2010, Sims was replaced in CSKA's lineup by Pops Mensah-Bonsu.[14]

Preceded by
Kasib Powell
NBA Development League
MVP NBA Development League

Succeeded by
not announced

NBA career statistics

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

2007–08 Indiana 3 0 3.7 .000 .000 .000 .7 .3 .0 .0 .0
2008–09 Phoenix 1 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2008–09 New York 1 0 11.0 .500 .000 .000 4.0 .0 .0 .0 6.0
Career 5 0 4.8 .429 .000 .000 1.2 .2 .0 .0 1.2


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