Joensuun Kataja Rosters

2017-2018 Joensuun Kataja Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
- Daniel Bejarano G 6-4 202 26 Phoenix (AZ) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Jarekious Bradley GF 6-5 220 27 Memphis (TN) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Emil Osmanu Djeen G 6-1 165 23 N/A 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Matthew Hezekiah C 6-9 235 25 Jacksonville (FL) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Tommi Huolila F 6-6 240 25 Salo 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Mikael Kauhanen F 6-7 210 23 Helsinki 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Johannes Lasaroff PG 5-10 148 22 Joensuu 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Vesa Makalainen F 6-7 198 31 Hyvinkaa 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Alex Marzette GF 6-5 185 24 Racine (WI) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Alex Murphy PF 6-8 225 24 South Kingstown (RI) 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Finland
- Jesse Niemi SF 6-4 205 27 Tampere 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Atte Perttu PF 6-8 214 27 Helsinki 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Damier Pitts PG 5-10 165 28 Charlotte (NC) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Wesley Saunders SF 6-5 215 24 Los Angeles (CA) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Ilari Seppala G 6-3 158 24 Lapua 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Finland
- Tim Williams F 6-8 240 24 Chicago (IL) 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2017-2018 Joensuun Kataja Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Pitts I. Seppala W. Saunders A. Murphy T. Williams
Rotation J. Lasaroff D. Bejarano T. Huolila    
Rotation   J. Bradley      
Lim PT E. Djeen   J. Niemi A. Perttu  

Recent Joensuun Kataja History

Season League Record Placement
2017-2018 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-2 N/A
2017-2018 FIBA Europe Cup 4-5 N/A
2017-2018 Finnish Korisliiga 14-8 N/A
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League 6-8 27th
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-1 N/A
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

2017-2018 Joensuun Kataja Front Office

Staff Member Position
Jukka Toijala Head Coach
Greg Gibson Head Coach
Tuomas Oja Assistant Coach

2017-2018 Joensuun Kataja Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Damier Pitts 34 30.3 15.0 3.5 5.8 1.1 0.1 2.1
Jarekious Bradley 10 23.4 13.6 6.3 0.8 1.3 0.3 1.0
Tim Williams 28 23.4 13.2 6.1 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6
Wesley Saunders 33 30.3 13.2 7.5 2.4 1.1 0.4 1.3
Ilari Seppala 33 28.9 12.9 2.1 4.8 0.7 0.1 2.2
Alex Murphy 14 23.7 12.1 4.1 1.2 0.1 0.4 1.6
Alex Marzette 14 21.8 10.0 3.4 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.6
Daniel Bejarano 26 23.0 9.3 5.1 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.0
Matthew Hezekiah 5 15.8 8.4 2.2 0.4 0.0 1.2 1.0
Tommi Huolila 31 18.6 6.8 4.4 0.8 0.5 1.2 0.5
Vesa Makalainen 9 23.5 6.3 4.0 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.1
Atte Perttu 26 10.0 3.0 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.1
Jesse Niemi 31 15.5 2.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.2
Emil Osmanu Djeen 16 9.7 2.6 1.4 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.7
Mikael Kauhanen 13 5.5 2.5 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.4
Johannes Lasaroff 12 4.7 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.5