Joensuun Kataja Rosters

2019-2020 Joensuun Kataja Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
55 Fiifi Aidoo G 6-2 200 23 Helsinki 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
28 Aapeli Alanen GF 6-7 172 23 Lahti 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
23 Jarekious Bradley GF 6-5 220 29 Memphis (TN) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Omar Calhoun G 6-5 205 26 Brooklyn (NY) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
6 Joni Herrala PG 6-2 165 25 Helsinki 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Juho Kaltiainen G 6-4 170 18 N/A 2024 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
7 Valtteri Leppanen PG 6-2 183 22 N/A 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
5 Valtteri Mervola PG 6-1 158 18 N/A 2024 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
- Earvin Morris, Jr. F 6-4 185 25 Memphis (TN) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson G 5-8 176 28 Calgary 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada
8 Matias Ojala PF 6-6 198 30 Espoo 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
34 Valtteri Pihlajamaki G 6-1 165 22 N/A 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
12 Samuli Vanttaja C 6-11 220 28 Oulu 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Erik Vanttinen F 6-6 202 18 N/A 2023 NBA Draft Eligible Finland
1 Brandon Walters FC 6-10 250 25 Chattanooga (TN) 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Jamar Wilson PG 6-1 185 36 Bronx (NY) 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Finland

2019-2020 Joensuun Kataja Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Wilson E. Morris, Jr. J. Bradley A. Alanen S. Vanttaja
Rotation J. Ogungbemi-Jackson     M. Ojala B. Walters
Rotation J. Herrala        
Rotation V. Mervola        
Lim PT V. Leppanen        
Lim PT V. Pihlajamaki        

Recent Joensuun Kataja History

Season League Record Placement
2020-2021 Finnish Korisliiga - N/A
2019-2020 FIBA Europe Cup 2-4 25th
2019-2020 FIBA Europe Cup - Qualification 1-1 N/A
2019-2020 Finnish Korisliiga 17-19 7th
2018-2019 FIBA Europe Cup 5-7 18th
2018-2019 FIBA Europe Cup - Qualification 3-1 N/A
2018-2019 Finnish Korisliiga 25-19 5th
2017-2018 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-2 N/A
2017-2018 FIBA Europe Cup 4-8 22nd
2017-2018 Finnish Korisliiga 22-21 7th
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-1 N/A
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League Europe 6-8 27th
2016-2017 FIBA Europe Cup 0-2 12th
2016-2017 Finnish Korisliiga 36-15 1st
2015-2016 FIBA Europe Cup 5-7 31st
2015-2016 Finnish Korisliiga 30-10 7th
2014-2015 Eurochallenge 0-6 32nd
2014-2015 Finnish Korisliiga 36-19 1st
2013-2014 Eurochallenge 2-4 23rd
2013-2014 Finnish Korisliiga 39-18 2nd
2012-2013 Eurochallenge 6-8 7th
2012-2013 Eurochallenge - Qualification 2-0 N/A
2012-2013 Finnish Korisliiga 40-13 3rd
2011-2012 Finnish Korisliiga 38-13 N/A

2019-2020 Joensuun Kataja Front Office

Staff Member Position
Juha Sten Head Coach
Petri Virtanen Assistant Coach

2019-2020 Joensuun Kataja Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jamar Wilson 5 31.0 18.4 5.4 5.4 1.0 0.0 3.8
Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson 38 32.9 17.8 5.5 6.4 1.1 0.1 2.3
Omar Calhoun 18 28.7 16.6 5.3 2.2 1.1 0.3 1.9
Brandon Walters 39 24.8 16.4 6.2 0.9 1.0 1.3 1.6
Earvin Morris, Jr. 27 29.9 15.3 4.7 3.8 1.4 0.2 2.6
Jarekious Bradley 35 29.1 12.8 8.2 1.7 1.3 0.6 1.6
Aapeli Alanen 28 25.0 9.1 3.8 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.7
Fiifi Aidoo 25 20.8 6.2 1.8 2.1 1.4 0.3 1.2
Samuli Vanttaja 41 15.4 5.0 3.4 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.5
Joni Herrala 38 23.4 4.9 2.1 3.9 0.7 0.2 1.3
Matias Ojala 39 20.7 4.8 3.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.4
Valtteri Leppanen 39 10.1 3.2 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2
Valtteri Mervola 21 8.7 2.2 0.1 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.5
Valtteri Pihlajamaki 20 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Erik Vanttinen 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0