Jabril Durham Signs New Contract In Hungary

TORONTO, July 31, 2017 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Jabril Durham has signed a one-year contract with PVSK Pannonpower PECS of the Hungarian A Division.

Durham, a 6’1” point guard, completed his first professional season with KFUM Jamtland Basket of the Swedish Basketligan last season. He was tenth in the league in scoring with 14.9 points per game while leading the league in assists with 6.3 per game. Durham also averaged 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 steals, which was fourth best in the league. He was named to the All-Swedish Basketligan First Team, and the Swedish Basketligan All-Imports Team by Eurobasket.com.

A DeSoto, Texas native, Durham attended DeSoto High School before beginning his college career at Lubbock Christian University of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In 26 starts as a freshman, Durham averaged 11.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 4.1 assists, which led the team and ranked 13th in the NAIA. Before his sophomore season, Durham transferred to Seminole State College of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Durham averaged 21.2 points, 6.7 assists, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.5 steals per game, leading the team in all of these statistical categories. He was the only player in the NJCAA to finish in the top 20 in both scoring and assists, while reaching double digits in scoring in all 30 appearances, along with nine double-doubles. Durham was named to the NJCAA Region 2 First Team.

For his junior year, Durham transferred to the University of Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) of the NCAA. In his senior season, his first as a starter at Arkansas, Durham averaged 6.2 points, and 6.4 assists, which was 12th in the NCAA and second in the SEC. Durham also ranked fifth in the NCAA and first in the SEC with a 3.6 assist to turnover ratio. He was also the only player in the NCAA to have multiple games with 10 points, 10 assists and 5 steals that season, and was one of only eight players in the NCAA to have seven double-digit assist games. At season’s end, Durham was the fourth player in University of Arkansas history to have 200 assists in a season, and second in University of Arkansas history in total assists in an SEC season with 103 assists.

“It’s a true blessing being able to continue to play the game I love for another year,” said Durham. “I am excited for our team and have big expectations for the upcoming season.”

PVSK Pannon finished last season with a 20-14 overall record, making the playoffs of the A Division before getting eliminated in the quarterfinals.

For more information and individual box scores for Jabril throughout the season please visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/jabril-durham.