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Jeff Withey
C - 7'0, 231lbs - 34 years old - 5 years of NBA experience
Signed in Israel - Signed with Hapoel Tel-Aviv
  • Birthdate: 03/07/1990
  • Drafted (NBA): 39th pick, 2013
  • Pre-draft team: Kansas
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Unknown
2013 NBA DraftNBADrafted 39th overall by Portland.
10th July, 2013NBAAs a part of a three team deal, draft rights traded by Portland to New Orleans, along with a protected 2016 second round pick (#37, Chinanu Onuaku, cash and the right to swap 2018 second round picks to Sacramento, in exchange for Robin Lopez and Terrel Harris from New Orleans.
29th July, 2013NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with New Orleans.
24th August, 2015NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Utah.
21st August, 2017NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Dallas.
Career Moves
2008 - 2009Arizona (NCAA)
2009 - 2013Kansas (NCAA)
June 2013 - July 2013Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2015New Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
August 2015 - June 2017Utah Jazz (NBA)
August 2017 - presentDallas Mavericks (NBA)
Articles about Jeff Withey

June 29, 2018

Jeff Withey
C - 7’0, 230lbs - 28 years old - 5 years of experience

Withey tried to reinvent himself as a stretch five in the little NBA time he managed this year. A three-point rate that had never before been above .012 shot way up to .625, which is striking even in a 39-minute sample size. Being a decent-enough NBA centre for four years previously, it follows that Withey still could be, especially with this shiny new tool. This year however was a write-off; he played only those 39 minutes.

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June 29, 2017

Jeff Withey
C, 7’0, 231lbs, 27 years old, 4 years of experience

Even if his offensive skill has not expanded beyond the occasional post finish and the very occasional baseline jump shot, Withey has improved his rebounding rate in each of his four years in the league, and he does a decent job of being a cheap Gobert-lite on the interior defence. He absolutely cannot guard the perimeter and recover like Gobert can, nor screen-and-roll or post-up, but he does a limited role pretty well.

Player Plan: Expiring minimum salary contract. Has now spent four years in the league, all on minimum salaries. Would be worthy of year five at the same price.

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March 15, 2011

[...] If you include Jeff Withey - the capable 7 footer who would be a lynchpin in a lesser program, yet who barely gets off the bench for the Jayhawks - then Kansas are 11 deep.

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