Durrell Summers

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Durrell Summers
No. 6 – Rayos de Hermosillo
Position Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1990-04-02) April 2, 1990 (age 25)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Redford Covenant Christian
(Detroit, Michigan)
College Michigan State (2007–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Pro career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
2012 S.O.M. Boulonnais (France)
2012–2013 Idaho Stampede (D-League)
2013 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2013 Atomerőmű SE (Hungary)
2013 BC Körmend (Hungary)
2013–2014 Ironi Kiryat Ata (Israel 3rd)
2014–2015 Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2015 Westchester Knicks (D-League)
2015–present Rayos de Hermosillo (Mexico)
Career highlights and awards

Durrell Summers (born April 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Rayos de Hermosillo of the CIBACOPA. He played college basketball for Michigan State University. He has a tattoo of "Summer" on one arm and "Time" on the other, an ode to his nickname, "Summertime".

High school career[edit]

Summers attended Redford Covenant Christian high school and averaged 34.5 points, 16.5 rebounds and 4.0 steals as a senior. He led Redford Covenant to a 20-5 record and a spot in the Class D regional finals where they lost to Jackson Christian High School. In addition, Summers was the 2007 Detroit News All-State Dream Team selection and Associated Press Class D Player of the Year.[1]

College career[edit]

Summers played four years with the Michigan State Spartans from 2007–2011. As a junior during the 2009–10 season, Summers averaged 11.3 points per game on 45.5% shooting from the field in 26.2 minutes per game. He had a career game on January 1, 2009 against Ohio State. Shooting 6/9 from the three-point line and 8/14 in field goals, Summers scored 26 points to help lead the Spartans over the Buckeyes.

Summers postponed entering the NBA draft after his junior year and stayed with the Spartans for a senior year. Tom Izzo's returning class with Summers and Kalin Lucas in addition to the incoming freshman class, had high expectations for the 2010–11 season. The Spartans were ranked #2 in the AP basketball polls.[2] During Summer's senior season, he averaged 11.6 points per game while shooting 38.7% from the field in 29 minutes per game. Summers majored in Sociology.

Professional career[edit]

In November 2011, Summers was drafted in the second round of the NBA Development League draft by the Maine Red Claws. A month later, he was signed by the Charlotte Bobcats. He recorded two points and one rebound in 10 minutes in two preseason games but was subsequently waived before the start of the 2011–12 season. He then returned to Maine. In January 2012, he left Maine and signed with S.O.M. Boulonnais of France but left in February after three games.

On November 2, 2012, Summers was drafted in the fourth round of the NBA Development League draft by the Santa Cruz Warriors. Three days later, he was traded to the Idaho Stampede.

In May 2013, Summers joined Trotamundos de Carabobo of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto.

On September 13, 2013, Summers signed with the Wollongong Hawks of the Australian NBL.[3] However, due to personal circumstances, on October 3, he was released by the Hawks.[4] Later that month, he joined Atomerőmű SE of Hungary.[5] After three games, he was released and in November 2013, joined BC Körmend. He was then released by Körmend after just one game. In December 2013, he signed with Ironi Kiryat Ata of Israel where he played six games before being released in February 2014.

On October 24, 2014, Summers' D-League rights were traded by the Idaho Stampede to the Reno Bighorns.[6] He officially joined Reno on November 2, 2014.[7] On February 5, 2015, he was waived by the Bighorns. On February 13, he was acquired by the Westchester Knicks.[8] In April 2015, after the end of the 2014–15 D-League season, he signed with Rayos de Hermosillo of Mexico for the rest of the 2015 CIBACOPA season.[9]

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