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Jerome Mincy
Bayamón Cowboys
Forward
Born October 10, 1964 (1964-10-10) (age 45)
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Nationality  Puerto Rico
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16.1 st)
League BSN
College UAB
Draft 94th, 1986
New York Knicks
Pro career 1982–2002
Former teams Bayamón Cowboys
Medal record
Competitor for  Puerto Rico
Men's Basketball
Pan American Games
Bronze Ind'polis 1987 Team Competition
Gold Havana 1991 Team Competition
Tournament of the Americas
Silver Montevideo 1988 Team Competition
Gold Mexico City 1989 Team Competition
Gold Neuquen 1995 Team Competition
Silver Montevideo 1997 Team Competition
Goodwill Games
Gold St Petersburg 1994 Team Competition

Jerome Alfred Mincy Clark (born October 10, 1964) is a Puerto Rican professional basketball player of American parents. Mincy has played in the NCAA with the UAB Blazers and the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico (BSN) with Bayamón Cowboys. He was a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team from 1983 to 2002.

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Biography

Jerome joined the BSN's Vaqueros De Bayamón when he turned 18, in 1982,while attending College at UAB.[1] Following his senior season he failed to make the roster of the NBA's New York Knicks. He was selected in the fifth round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Knicks,[2] but never made the roster. He completed a solid career playing abroad in France, Spain and Argentina with the Boca Juniors. He also played during the summers in Puerto Rico where he took the Vaqueros to three championships ('88, '95 & '96) and many final appearances.

He also played for Puerto Rico's national basketball team from 1983 to 2002.[3] He retired from the BSN after the 2002 Finals and from the Puerto Rican National team after the 2002 World Championships in Indianapolis. He participated in 3 Olympic Games competitions representing Puerto Rico.[4] He announced he will stay on the national team, but on an executive position as General Manager he is also the current top assistant with the Vaqueros de Bayamon.

The Vaqueros team retired his jersey, number 17, in 2002. However, Mincy was traded to the Leones de Ponce before the season began.

Career stats

Mincy's NCAA stats are 1473 points with a 10.8 PPG, 933 rebounds, .477 field goal percentage, .638 free-throw percentage.

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