Jarrid Famous (209 cm, South Florida’11) has agreed to terms with Globalport Batang Pier (Philippines-PBA) to be the team’s new import this 2015. Famous is a 26-year-old American player who is also a Lebanese citizen. He was a former member of the Lebanese national team in 2012. In his debut for Globalport Jarrid scored 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds. Unfortunately, his impressive performance did not translate in a win for his new team.
Famous comes to the Philippines after spending the 2014/15 season in the NBA D-League playing for two teams. He started out with the Iowa Energy where he played 10 games and averaged 12.4 ppg and 15.9 rpg. In March 2015 he transferred to the Frisco Texas Legends where he played 17 games and posted averages of 18.1 ppg and 14.4 rpg.