|League||Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A|
April 2, 1990 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Redford Covenant Christian
|College||Michigan State (2007–2011)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2011–present|
|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–present||BC Körmend (Hungary)|
Durrell Summers (born April 2, 1989) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Michigan State University. He has a tattoo of "Summer" on one arm and "Time" on the other, an ode to his nickname, "Summertime". Summers is known for his leaping ability and slam dunks.
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.
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. 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.
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.
On September 13, 2013, Summers signed with the Wollongong Hawks of the Australian NBL. However, due to personal circumstances, on October 3, he was released by the Hawks. Later that month, he joined Atomerőmű SE of Hungary. After three game, he was released and in November 2013, joined BC Körmend.