Timmy Bowers
No. 15 – Andrea Costa Imola
PositionPoint guard
LeagueEuropean
Personal information
Born (1982-01-09) January 9, 1982 (age 40)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolHarrison Central
(Gulfport, Mississippi)
CollegeMississippi State (2000–2004)
NBA draft2004 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–2020
Career history
2004–2005Asheville Altitude
2005Gulf Coast Bandits
2005–2006Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel
2006–2009Hapoel Jerusalem
2009–2011Pepsi Caserta
2011–2013Umana Reyer Venezia
2013–2014PMS Torino
2015Koroivos Amaliadas
2015–2016Ferentino
2016–2017Aurora Basket Jesi
2017–2018Pallacanestro Biella
2018–presentAndrea Costa Imola
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All SEC Performer. Third Team (2003) First Team (2004)
  • All WBA First Team (2005)
  • NBA G League Champion (2005)
  • All Serie A Italian League Second Team (2010)
  • All Italian Lega Due First Team (2017)
  • MVP Israeli Super League MVP (2006)
  • Israeli Super League Cup Champion (2006)
  • Israeli Super League Cup Champion (2007)
  • Mississippi Mr. Basketball (2000)

Timothy Jermaine Bowers (born January 9, 1982) is a former American professional basketball player. He was named the 2006 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP. At 6' 2", he is capable of playing both guard positions.

Early life

He grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi where he graduated from Harrison Central High School.[1] He studied at Mississippi State University and signed up for the 2004 NBA Draft after graduation. He was not drafted.

Career

After the NBA Draft he tried his luck playing with the Los Angeles Lakers Summer League Team and then moved on to the Asheville Altitude from the NBDL (now NBA G League), winning the 2004–2005 NBDL Championship. At season’s end, he signed on to play with the Phoenix Suns in the NBA Summer League, after which he chose to continue his career abroad.

Then he decided to play in Israel, after signing with Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel, and became the league top scorer after averaging 21.8 ppg, 5.3 rpg, and 3.6 apg in the 2005–2006 season. He was named the 2006 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP.

In 2006/07 and 2007/08 he won the Israeli state cup with Hapoel Jerusalem.

In February 2015, he signed with Koroivos Amaliadas of the Greek Basket League.[2] Bowers spent the 2017–18 season with Pallacanestro Biella and posted 13.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. He signed with the Serie A2 club Andrea Costa Imola on July 18, 2018.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Timmy Bowers". NBA Development League. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Tim Bowers moves to Koroivos Amaliadas
  3. ^ "Tim Bowers signs with Andrea Costa Imola". Sportando. Retrieved July 18, 2018.