DeVon Hardin

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DeVon Hardin
DeVon gametime Pic , Marinos.jpg
Paulistano
Position Power forward / Center
League Novo Basquete Brasil
Personal information
Born (1986-08-07) August 7, 1986 (age 28)
Long Beach, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Newark Memorial (Newark, California)
College California (2004–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2009 Egaleo AO (Greece)
2009 Henan Jiyuan (China)
2009–2010 Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
2010–2011 Elitzur Yavne (Israel)
2011 Gaziantep BB (Turkey)
2011 BC Minsk-2006 (Belarus)
2011–2012 Ciclista Olímpico (Argentina)
2012 Marinos de Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
2012 Al Rayyan (Qatar)
2012 Hong Kong Bulls (China)
2012–2013 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
2013–2014 Basquete Cearense (Brazil)
2014–present Paulistano (Brazil)

DeVon Michael Hardin (born August 7, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Paulistano of the Novo Basquete Brasil. A 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 235 lb (107 kg; 16.8 st) forward-center, Hardin was selected in the 2008 NBA Draft as the 50th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics.

High school career[edit]

Hardin played at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. He averaged 12.9 ppg, 11.4 rpg and 4.4 bpg as a senior at Newark Memorial HS, earning first-team All-Metro honors from the San Francisco Chronicle.

College career[edit]

Hardin attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he played all of his four collegiate seasons for the Golden Bears and majored in social welfare.[1] He declared for the 2007 NBA Draft, but withdrew his name shortly before the event.[2]

Pro career[edit]

Hardin was selected 50th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics,[3] but suffered a stress fracture in his left tibia and was unable to participate in training camp. In January 2009, he joined Greek first division club Egaleo AO, as a replacement for Andrae Patterson.[4] Hardin had recently been released by Turkish team Mersin BB, after failing to properly recover from the stress fracture.[5]

Hardin's draft rights, along with Chris Wilcox and Joe Smith, were traded to the New Orleans Hornets for Tyson Chandler on February 17, 2009.[6] However, the trade was rescinded a day later, after Chandler failed his physical with the Thunder.

He played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010.[7] On August 1, 2010 Hardin signed with Elitzur Yavne in the second division in Israel.

For the 2011 season he began with Minsk 2006 in Belarus, then he signed with Marinos in Puerto La Cruz Venezuela.

On October 20, 2014 he was signed by Brazilian club Paulistano.[8]

Transactions[edit]

Personal Life[edit]

DeVon is the son of Michael and Gale Hardin and he has one sister, Mykah Hardin. He is now the father of two children, son Isaiah and daughter Amaira.

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