Erik Daniels

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Erik Daniels
Small forward
Personal information
Born (1982-04-01) April 1, 1982 (age 32)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Princeton (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College Kentucky (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 Sacramento Kings
2005–2006 Fayetteville Patriots (D-League)
2006–2007 Angelico Biella (Italy)
2007 Lottomatica Roma (Italy)
2008 Akasvayu Girona (Spain)
2008–2009 Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2009–2010 Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine)
2010 Hapoel Gilboa Galil Elyon (Israel)
2010 Zagreb (Croatia)
2011 Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2011–2012 Andrea Costa Imola (Italy)
2012–2013 Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2013–present BC Odessa (Ukraine)

Erik Christopher Daniels (born April 1, 1982) is an American professional basketball player. He has played for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, along with the Fayetteville Patriots and the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League. He played his college basketball at the University of Kentucky.

After graduating from Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio, Daniels went on to the University of Kentucky, where he played his way into the starting lineup his junior and senior year. After going undrafted in the 2004 NBA Draft, Daniels was signed by the Kings as a free agent. He got very limited playing time in the 2004-05 NBA season, amassing a mere 13 points and 18 rebounds over the span of 21 games. Daniels was released by the Kings on October 17, 2005, and signed with the D-League's Fayetteville Patriots.

In the 2006-2007 season he played with the Angelico Biella of the Italian Serie A league, and in the summer of 2007 he was signed by Lottomatica Roma for the next two seasons.[1] He was selected with the 7th pick in the first round of the 2008 NBA D-League Draft by the Erie BayHawks.[2] On February 11, 2009, Daniels would become the first BayHawk selected to the NBA D-League All-Star game. He would be named an alternate on the All-Star game's blue team.[3]

On March 19, 2010 he joined Hapoel Gilboa Galil Elyon from the Israeli Basketball Super League, with whom he won the 2010 championship.

On November 7, 2013 Erik returned to Ukrainian Superleague, having signed contract with BC Odessa.[4]

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