Marcus Faison

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Marcus Faison
Personal information
Born (1978-02-18) February 18, 1978 (age 46)
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Nationality American / Belgian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school Irvin (El Paso, Texas)
College Siena (1996–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2000–2002 Go-Pass Pepinster (Belgium)
2002 Adirondack Wildcats (USBL)
2002–2006 Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)
2006 RheinEnergie Köln (Germany)
2006–2007 Unicaja Málaga (Spain)
2007–2008 Kyiv (Ukraine)
2008 Beşiktaş Cola Turka (Turkey)
2009 ViveMenorca (Spain)
2009–2010 Peristeri (Greece)
2010 Dnipro (Ukraine)
2010–2011 Oostende (Belgium)
2011–2012 Verviers-Pepinster (Belgium)
2012 Kryvbasbasket (Ukraine)
2012 Petron Blaze Boosters (Philippines)
2012 Armia Tbilisi (Georgia)
2013 Esteghlal Zarin Qeshm (Iran)
2013 KTP-Basket (Finland)
Career highlights and awards

Marcus Vondell Faison (born February 18, 1978) is a Belgian-American professional basketball player. He played Division I basketball for Siena College prior to his professional career.[1] Was a prep standout at Irvin High School in El Paso, TX.

College career

Faison played for Siena College in Loudonville, NY from 1996-2000. As a four-year starter, he was the leading scorer on teams that reached three consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championship games from 1997-2000.[1] He appeared in one NCAA tournament game in 1999, scoring 18 points in a loss to the #4 seeded Arkansas Razorbacks.[2] As a senior, he led Siena to a 24-9 record and an appearance in the National Invitation Tournament. He graduated in 2000 as Siena's third leading scorer in school history. He was named to the All-MAAC First Team three times and to the conference's 25th anniversary team in January 2006.[1]

Pro career

Faison joined Beşiktaş Cola Turka for the 2008-09 season.[3] In January 2009, he left Beşiktaş because of economic problems and later signed with Peristeri in Greece.[4]


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