Player Profile

Jason Cadee



2015/16: Stepped into starter’s role with Kings’ backcourt beset by injury and acquitted himself extremely well…one of only five players on roster to play in all 28 games…started every game…averaged an NBL career-high 14 points per game…added 3.5 assists and 3.2 rebounds per contest…shot 80% from the free throw line…finished seventh in the league in assists per game…scored NBL career-high 32 points in 126-123 overtime loss to Townsville in final regular season game…had equal season-high seven assists in same game…led team in assists in 14 games…won both Sydney Kings Members’ Player of the Year and Sydney Kings Community Award…signed two year deal with club in offseason…this will be his third season with the Sydney Kings.

Career: Member of the NBL All-Australian team that played a three game series in China in the 2016 offseason…won MVP after helping his team to a 2-1 series win…has played 165 NBL games…career averages 7.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game…56 games with Sydney Kings…has averaged 11.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists with Sydney…had excellent debut campaign with Sydney in 2014/15…emerged as key backup point guard…averaged 8.1 points, 2.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game and shot 78.7% from the free throw line…debuted in NBL with the Gold Coast Blaze in 2010…had breakout season in 2013/14 for the Adelaide 36ers…helped his team reach the NBL Grand Final…averaged 6.1 points and 2.5 assists in 33 games…had a season-high of 19 points against Melbourne in the deciding semi-final game…earlier had eight assists against the Tigers in a regular season contest …spent time in the NZNBL for the Super City Rangers in NBL 2014/15 offseason…led the NZNBL in scoring, averaging 26.7 points per game…had excellent junior career…one of two point guards globally selected for the World Select team that played in the 2010 Nike Hoops Summit in Portland, Oregon vs. USA…won silver medal in 2009 with NSW Under-20 State Team at National Championships…2009 AIS Scholarship holder…2009 Australian Emus Squad member…2008 Scott Fenton Memorial Player of the Year…2008 NSW Male Athlete and Basketball Player of the Year.

Personal: Son of NBL legend Robbie Cadee, the 1983 NBL Coach of the Year (Bankstown Bruins) and 1979 NBL Champion (St Kilda Saints) as a player…both parents – Robbie and mother Debbie – have represented Australia…involved as an Ambassador for the Heart Foundation since 2010…likes Playstation and going to the beach…supporter of Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in NRL and Collingwood Magpies in AFL…nickname is ‘JC’.

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