Success stories of Palestinian achievers from all over the world

Jamal Abu Shammaleh

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: United States
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1987
  • Age: 29
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Jamal Abu-Shamala (born July 25, 1987 in Shakopee, Minnesota) is a Palestinian American basketball player who formerly played college basketball for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Ranks among the top in made three pointers and three point percentage. Abu-Shamala played internationally for the Jordanian national team, first playing internationally in 2008. In 2015 Abu-Shamala plays for the Palestine national team. Abu-Shamala played significant minutes as they retained their title at the William Jones Cup. Abu-Shamala also played in the D-league for the Miami Heat and Minnesota Timberwolves affiliate team.
Abu-Shamala went to Shakopee High School in Shakopee, Minnesota and in 2005 won the class AAA state high school basketball championship.
In addition to representing Jordan, Abu-Shamala has also represented Palestine in international competitions, as his father is Palestinian.


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