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Jimmy Baron - SG, 6'3, 195
Signed in Lithuania - Signed with Lietuvos Rytas
       Date of birth: 05/23/1986
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
     Out of: Rhode Island
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

21st July, 2009 Turkey Signed a one year contract with Mersin.
4th August, 2010 Spain Signed a one year contract with Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa.
18th January, 2011 Spain Signed a two year extension with Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa.
23rd August, 2012 Spain Left Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa.
23rd August, 2012 Russia Signed a one year contract with Lokomotiv Kuban.
24th August, 2013 Italy Signed a one year contract with Virtus Roma.
10th August, 2014 Spain Signed a one year contract with Fuenlabrada.
13th January, 2015 Spain Left Fuenlabrada.
16th January, 2015 Turkey Signed for the remainder of the season with Banvit.
3rd August, 2015 Belgium Signed a one year contract with Charleroi.
26th August, 2016 Lithuania Signed a one year contract with Neptunas.
9th February, 2017 Lithuania Left Neptunas.
9th February, 2017 Lithuania Signed for the remainder of the season and through 2018 with Lietuvos Rytas. Included team option for 2017/18.
13th June, 2017 Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas exercised 2017/18 team option.
When: Where:
2005 - 2009 Rhode Island (NCAA)
July 2009 Washington Wizards (Summer League)
July 2009 Orlando Magic (Summer League)
July 2009 - June 2010 Mersin (Turkey)
July 2010 Portland Trail Blazers (Summer League)
August 2010 - August 2012 Lagun Aro (Spain)
August 2012 - June 2013 Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia)
August 2013 - June 2014 Virtus Roma (Italy)
August 2014 - January 2015 Fuenlabrada (Spain)
January 2015 - June 2015 Banvit (Turkey)
August 2016 - February 2017 Neptunas (Lithuania)
February 2017 - present Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
From blog:

   2010 Summer League Rosters: Portland Trail Blazers

Jimmy Baron

Baron holds every Rhode Island shooting record going. He is an absolute 100% pure, unsullied, virginal shooter, who unfortunately doesn't do a lot else. Baron's first and only professional season thus far saw him play for Mersin in Turkey, where he averaged 16.5 points in 28.6 minutes with 43.4% three point shooting....and nothing else. Such is the Jimmy Baron experience. Not a bad thing, but not an NBA thing.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 5

- Jimmy Baron

Rhode Island product Baron took his one major skill - jumpshooting - and brought it to a Turkish audience. Baron is Mersin's designated American shooter this season, taking over from Chris Lofton. That's not an easy thing to do, because Lofton was awesome in that role last year, averaging 20.2 points per game and including both 47 and 61 point outings (shooting a combined 30-42 from three point range in those two games). However, Baron has been pretty damn good at it himself, averaging 18.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in the Turkish league. Baron is shooting 48% from three point range while taking ten and a half of them a game, and while he's had no massive Lofton-like explosions (with a season high of only 29), he has shot consistently well. He always does. He probably always will.

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Signed in Lithuania


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