Roger Mason, Jr.

Roger Philip Mason, Jr. ( born September 10, 1980 in Washington, DC ) is an American professional basketball player. He is currently active for the Miami Heat in the NBA.

Mason played during his college years at the University of Virginia. In the NBA Draft 2002, he was selected in the second round by the Chicago Bulls with the 31st pick, which he then played the entire 2002/03 season and the first three games of the season 2003/ 04. He was then released to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Rick Brunson.

He was for a time active in Europe. In the season 2004/ 05 Mason played for Olympiakos Piraeus in Greece and in the 2005/06 season in Israel at Hapoel Jerusalem. In July 2006 he went to Japan to OSG Phoenix, but after he was offered a contract with the Washington Wizards, he left the team. In Washington, he played two seasons.

July 11, 2008 Mason signed a two -year contract with the San Antonio Spurs. After the expiration of this contract he signed in 2010 a one-year contract with the New York Knicks. For the season 2011/2012 he moved again and signed a contract with the Washington Wizards. After a year in Washington Mason moved again and got a contract with the New Orleans Hornets.