The Sitra Club from Bahrain’s Premier League has added Jamal Holden (206 cm, UALR’04) to their roster. Holden started the 2012-13 season playing for the Samaheej basketball team, also from the Premier League.
In the 2011-12 season, Holden who is an American with Japanese citizenship, played for the Chiba Jets (Japan-BJ League). In 14 games for the Jets, Holden averaged 5.0 ppg and 3.6 rpg.
After playing three games for the Satria Muda Britama Jakarta basketball team form Indonesia’s NBL in the 2010-11 season, Holden transferred to Al Ahli from Bahrain’s Premier League. He averaged 21.9 ppg and 13.1 rpg for Al Ahli. In 2011 the team was the Bahrain Regular Season Runner-Up while making it to the Bahrain League Semifinals.