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Xavier Gibson - PF/C, 6'10, 265
Free agent - Last played with Osaka Evessa (Japan, 2017)
       Date of birth: 11/03/1988
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2012
     Out of: Florida State
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
29th July, 2012 Turkey Signed a one year contract with Antalya.
24th November, 2012 Turkey Released by Antalya.
10th January, 2013 Greece Signed for the remainder of the season with Panelefsiniakos.
24th September, 2013 Japan Signed a one year contract with Shinshu Brave Warriors.
31st August, 2014 Japan Signed a one year contract with Toyota Alvark.
10th November, 2015 Japan Signed for the remainder of the season with Shinshu Brave Warriors.
8th August, 2016 Japan Signed a one year contract with Osaka Evessa.
When: Where:
2008 - 2012 Florida State (NCAA)
July 2012 Milwaukee Bucks (Summer League)
July 2012 - November 2012 Antalya (Turkey)
January 2013 - June 2013 Panelefsiniakos (Greece)
September 2013 - June 2014 Shinshu Brave Warriors (Japan, BJ League)
August 2014 - June 2015 Toyota Alvark (Japan, NBL)
November 2015 - June 2016 Shinshu Brave Warriors (Japan, BJ League)
August 2016 - June 2017 Osaka Evessa (Japan)
From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 1: Southwestern Region
2011-03-15

[...] In addition to Singleton, the Seminoles (arguably Division 1's best nickname) offer plenty more quality big men. The headline maker thus far this season has been Bernard James, the 26 year old former soldier who only recently started playing basketball, but who quickly proved to be rather good at it. James chips in 8.4 points in 20 minutes per game, shooting .654% from the field, which ranks second in the nation amongst players with enough attempts to qualify. He does this on a series of lefty layups, hooks, and occasional jumpers - James only goes left, and no one seems to stop him doing so. Offensive productivity aside, BJ is best served as a rebounder, and as an active, athletic and strong interior defender. 6'8 sophomore Terrance Shannon plays much the same sort of game as James does, except without the size or the touch. 6'11 junior Xavier Gibson is the best prospect of the lot, although the overdue breakout he began earlier this season was stalled due to injury that he has done well to come back from. As is often the close with the Seminoles, Gibson is big, athletic and intriguing, although his affinity for a not-very-good jumpshot is clearly taking preference to learning how to create and finish in the post. And behind them all is yet another monster of a man - 7'0 junior Jon Kreft, who's built like an old Joel Przybilla yet who fouls like a young Joel Przybilla, and who once got done for cocaine possession. Whilst none of these players have realised their full potential yet, there are a relentless number of options here.

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