Georgia lands commitment from Virginia transfer Jabri Abdur-Rahim
Not long after landing Florida Atlantic transfer Jailyn Ingram, Tom Crean’s Georgia program has landed another transfer player.
This time, the Bulldogs added 6-foot-7 forward, Jabri Abdur-Rahim, formerly of Virginia. Abdur-Rahim announced his commitment to Georgia on Monday.
During his brief time with the Cavs, Abdur-Rahim appeared in eight games. He is the son of former NBA player and current president of the NBA G League, Shareef Abdur-Rahim.
To get an idea of what Georgia is getting in Abdur-Rahim, here is a video showcasing some of his ability on the court:
Here is Abdur-Rahim’s bio from the Virginia official team site:
• Played eight games
• Averaged 0.9 ppg and 0.3 rpg
• Shot 20 percent from the field, 14.3 percent from 3-point range and 100 percent free throws
• Made collegiate debut, scoring three points vs. Towson (11/25/20)
• Had first career rebound and assist in 11 minutes vs. Saint Francis (12/1/20)
• Scored two points with one rebound and one steal vs. William & Mary (12/22/20)
• Had a block vs. Gonzaga (12/26/20)
• Scored two points with one assist at Clemson (1/16/21)
• Two-year letterwinner at Blair Academy from 2019-20 in Blairstown, N.J.
• Averaged 31.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in two games during injury-shortened senior season in 2019-20
• Led Blair Academy to a 28-3 record and New Jersey Prep A State championship by averaging 16 points and 8.7 rebounds in 2018-19
• Earned New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year honors in 2018-19
• Named to the New Jersey All-State First Team and All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League Second Team
• Received NBPA Top 100 all-star honors
• Also earned two letters from 2017-18 at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J.
• Averaged 17.7 points and 9.2 rebounds for Seton Hall Prep as a sophomore in 2017-18
• Named All-State Third Team, First-Team All-Essex County and MaxPreps Sophomore All-American
• Tallied 11.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game as a freshman in 2016-17
• Earned NJ.com Rookie of the Year, Hoop Group Tip Off MVP and MaxPreps Freshman All-America honors
• Helped Seton Hall Prep to a 24-3 record in 2017-18 and 16-10 mark in 2016-17