Bryant Dunston

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Bryant Dunston
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Dunston with Olympiakos.
No. 6 – Olympiacos Piraeus
Position Power forward / Center
League Greek League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1986-05-28) May 28, 1986 (age 28)
Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school St. John's Preparatory School
(Queens, New York)
College Fordham (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2010 Mobis Phoebus (South Korea)
2010–2011 Aris (Greece)
2011 Bnei HaSharon (Israel)
2011–2012 Hapoel Holon (Israel)
2012–2013 Cimberio Varese (Italy)
2013–present Olympiacos (Greece)
Career highlights and awards

Bryant Kevin Dunston Jr. (born May 28, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek League. He is a 6'8" 252 lb.[1] power forward-center.

Early life[edit]

Dunston was born in southern Kentucky, and grew up in LeFrak City, Queens. He is a graduate of St. John's Preparatory High School. He is the nephew of former professional baseball player Shawon Dunston, a former No. 1 pick in the MLB.[2]

College career[edit]

Dunston attended Fordham University, where he played college basketball with the Fordham Rams. He finished his collegiate career by being named to the First Team All-Metropolitan, Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference, and Atlantic 10 Conference All-Defensive Team.[3]

In his college career, Dunston appeared in all 120 of Fordham's games, starting in 118 of them. He finished his college career in second place on Fordham's all-time scoring list, with 1,832 career points, in third place on Fordham's all-time rebounds list, with 993 career rebounds, and as Fordham's career blocked shots leader, graduating with 294 career rejections.

Professional career[edit]

Dunston played with Mobis Phoebus in the Korean Basketball League. In 2010, he signed with the Greek League club Aris,[4][5] but left the team in February 2011.[6] After leaving Aris, he signed with the Israeli League club Bnei HaSharon.[7] Following the 2010-11 season, Dunston joined the Israeli League club Hapoel Holon.

Reports said that Dunston was on the verge of signing a guaranteed contract with the NBA's Brooklyn Nets in the summer 2012.[8] However, he joined the Italian League club Pallacanestro Varese instead. On July 9, 2013, Dunston signed with Olympiacos.[9][10] He has been voted the Euroleague Best Defender in May 2014.[11]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Led the league
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2013–14 Olympiacos 29 21 24.7 .670 .000 .566 5.3 1.0 1.1 1.3 10.3 15.0
Career 29 21 24.7 .670 .000 .566 5.3 1.0 1.1 1.3 10.3 15.0

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

College[edit]

  • Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year: (2005)[3]
  • Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference: (2005)
  • First Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference: (2006)
  • Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference: (2007)
  • First Team All-Metropolitan: (2008)
  • Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference: (2008)
  • Atlantic 10 Conference All Defensive Team: (2008)

Professional[edit]

References[edit]

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