Jamal Wesley Sampson (born May 15, 1983 in Inglewood, California) is a professional basketball player in the NBA for the Sacramento Kings. He is a power forward and a center. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and was selected by the Utah Jazz in the 2nd round (47th overall) in the 2002 NBA Draft and then was traded along with Ryan Humphrey to the Orlando Magic for Curtis Borchardt. The Magic then traded Sampson to the Milwaukee Bucks for Rashard Griffith. After barely playing with the Bucks, Sampson was signed by the Lakers but then was placed on the injured list. He was later selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the expansion draft in 2004, but ended up signing as a free agent with the Kings in 2005.
- His best friend is the Atlanta Hawks' Josh Childress
- He is the cousin of 1983's number one NBA draft pick Ralph Sampson 
- NBA.com Player Profile
- College & NBA stats @ databasebasketball.com
- Cal Bears profile @ calbears.cstv.com