Sek Henry
Sek Henry (cropped).jpg
Henry playing for Akita Northern Happinets in 2011
No. 22 – JDA Dijon
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1987-06-27) June 27, 1987 (age 35)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican / Jamaican
Listed height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight90 kg (198 lb)
Career information
High schoolLynwood (Los Angeles, California)
CollegeNebraska (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Akita Northern Happinets
2012Bucaneros de La Guaira
2012–2014AZS Koszalin
2014Brindisi
2014–2015Orlandina
2015Piratas de Quebradillas
2015–2016Zaragoza
2016Pau-Orthez
2016–2017BCM Gravelines
2017–2018Maccabi Ashdod
2018Hunan Jinjian Miye
2018–2019Pınar Karşıyaka
2019–2020New Zealand Breakers
2020Hapoel Tel Aviv
2020–2021Pınar Karşıyaka
2021–presentJDA Dijon
Career highlights and awards

Seketoure Michael "Sek" Henry (born June 27, 1987) is an American-Jamaican professional basketball player for JDA Dijon Basket of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for University of Nebraska before playing professionally in Japan, Venezuela, Poland, Italy, Spain, France, Israel, Turkey and Australia. Playing for Maccabi Ashdod, he was named the 2018 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP.

Early life and college career

Henry attended Lynwood High School in Los Angeles, California. He played college basketball for University of Nebraska's Cornhuskers, where he averaged 7.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in his senior year.

College statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006-07 Nebraska 31 18 21.3 .400 .254 .600 1.97 1.68 0.74 0.16 5.81
2007-08 Nebraska 33 19 23.1 .394 .274 .621 3.45 1.48 0.88 0.12 5.88
2008-09 Nebraska 31 29 25.5 .440 .338 .688 3.39 2.06 0.94 0.26 8.03
2009-10 Nebraska 33 33 27.4 .407 .372 .679 3.33 2.76 0.76 0.42 7.55
Career 128 99 24.3 .411 .314 .651 3.05 2.00 0.83 0.24 6.81

Professional career

Akita Northern Happinets (2010–2011)

In 2010, Henry started his professional career with the Japanese team Akita Northern Happinets of the bj league.[1]

AZS Koszalin (2012–2014)

In 2012, Henry signed with the Polish team AZS Koszalin for the 2012–13 season.[2] In his first season playing for Koszalin, he led the team to the 2013 Polish Cup Finals, where they fell short to Trefl Sopot.

On August 15, 2013, Henry signed a one-year contract extension with Koszalin.[3] On February 15, 2014, Henry recorded a career-high 33 points, shooting 10-of-20 from the field, along with five rebounds and five assists in an 81–85 loss to Starogard Gdański.[4] In 18 games played during the 2013–14 season, he averaged 15.7 points and 4.2 assists per game.

Brindisi / Orlandina (2014–2015)

On June 20, 2014, Henry signed with the Italian team Basket Brindisi for the 2014–15 season.[5] However, on November 21, 2014, Henry parted ways with Brindisi [6] to join Orlandina Basket for the rest of the season as a replacement for Jonny Flynn.[7]

Zaragoza (2015–2016)

On August 4, 2015, Henry signed with the Spanish team Zaragoza for the 2015–16 season.[8] During that season, Henry helped Zaragoza reach 2015–16 EuroCup Eighthfinals, where they eventually were eliminated by Trento.

Pau-Orthez / Gravelines (2016–2017)

On September 21, 2016, Henry signed a short-term contract with the French team Pau-Orthez as injury cover for Yannick Bokolo.[9] In 7 games played for Pau-Orthez, he averaged 11.2 points and 2.8 assists per game. On November 3, 2016, Henry parted ways with Pau-Orthez to join BCM Gravelines for the rest of the season.[10]

Maccabi Ashdod (2017–2018)

On July 16, 2017, Henry signed with the Israeli team Maccabi Ashdod for the 2017–18 season.[11] On October 29, 2017, Henry recorded 26 points, shooting 7-for-8 from the field in an 86-74 win over Hapoel Jerusalem.[12] Two days later, Henry was named co-Israeli League Round 4 MVP, alongside his teammate David Laury.[13] On February 1, 2018, Henry was named Israeli League Player of the Month for games played in January.[14]

Henry led Ashdod to the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs as the fourth seed, but they eventually were eliminated to Hapoel Tel Aviv in the Quarterfinals. Henry finished the season as the league fourth-leading scorer with 17.3 points per game and second in assists with 6.2 per game. Henry was named the Israeli League Regular Season MVP[15] and earned a spot in the All-Israeli League First Team.[16]

Pınar Karşıyaka (2018–19)

On July 28, 2018, Henry signed a one-year deal with the Turkish team Pınar Karşıyaka.[17]

New Zealand Breakers (2019–2020)

On August 6, 2019, Henry signed with the New Zealand Breakers for the 2019–20 NBL season.[18] He appeared in 25 games for the Breakers, averaging 13.4 points and 3.5 assists per game. He played alongside NBA player RJ Hampton.

Hapoel Tel Aviv (2020)

On February 21, 2020, Henry returned to Israel for a second stint, signing with Hapoel Tel Aviv for the rest of the season.[19]

Return to Pınar Karşıyaka (2020–2021)

On July 6, 2020, he has signed one year contract and return to Pınar Karşıyaka.[20]

JDA Dijon (2021–present)

On July 21, 2021, Henry signed with JDA Dijon Basket of the LNB Pro A and the Basketball Champions League.[21]

Enemies (2022–present)

On May 25, 2022, Ayres was drafted by Enemies with the tenth overall pick of the 2022 BIG3 draft.[22]

Personal

His father, Ras Michael, is a Jamaican reggae singer.

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league

Regular season

Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Japan Akita bj league 47 30.5 .448 .305 .637 5.7 5.0 1.6 .3 18.7
2011–12 Venezuela Bucaneros LPB 24 30.1 .514 .376 .670 3.2 1.9 1.5 .2 14.7
2012–13 Poland Koszalin PLK 38 27.5 .439 .292 .616 3.3 2.6 1.4 .2 10.8
2013–14 18 33.3 .500 .415 .803 4.0 4.2 1.1 .3 15.6
2014–15 Italy Brindisi LBA 6 20.3 .471 .333 1.000 2.6 2.0 1.3 .1 6.1
Italy Orlandina 24 33.3 .455 .388 .676 4.4 3.4 1.2 .2 13.3
2015–16 Spain Zaragoza ACB 31 16.3 .383 .290 .825 1.4 1.6 .3 .1 5.3
2016–17 France Pau-Orthez Pro A 5 27.8 .412 .286 .800 2.2 2.8 .8 .0 11.2
France Gravelines 27 30.3 .434 .358 .768 3.0 2.4 1.4 .2 12.5
2017–18 Israel Ashdod IPL 37 34.2 .461 .396 .744 3.4 5.9 .9 .3 17.1
2018 China Hunan NBL 31 39.0 .582 .258 .746 4.7 1.1 1.1 .2 21.9
2018–19 Turkey Karşıyaka BSL 26 31.3 .462 .396 .690 2.8 4.4 1.0 .2 13.8

Source: RealGM

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010-11 Akita 2 29.0 .514 .375 .667 2.0 4.0 0.5 0.5 24.0
2012-13 Koszalin 9 32.2 .443 .348 .765 3.0 4.2 1.8 0.4 13.9

Source: Pro Ballers

NBA preseason

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2019 NZ Breakers 2 0 31.6 .333 .200 .000 1.50 2.50 1.00 0.0 7.00

References

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  2. ^ "AZS Koszalin keeps Sek Henry for the season". Sportando.com. December 12, 2012. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
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  4. ^ "AZS Koszalin 81 at Polpharma Starogard Gdanski 85". RealGM.com. February 15, 2014. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
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