Moon Tae-jong

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Moon Tae-jong
Jarod Stevenson
No. 4 – Changwon LG Sakers
Position Small forward
League Korean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 39)
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean / American
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Seventy-First
(Fayetteville, North Carolina)
College Richmond (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Pro career 1998–present
Career history
1998–1999 Strasbourg IG
1999–2000 Cholet Basket
2000–2001 Connecticut Pride
2001 Bnei Hertzliya
2001–2002 De Vizia Avellino
2002–2004 Bnei HaSharon
2004–2005 Lokomotiv Rostov
2005–2006 Fenerbahçe
2006–2007 Unics Kazan
2007–2008 Akasvayu Girona
2008–2009 Maroussi Athens
2009–2010 Hemofarm Vršac
2010–2013 Incheon ET Land Elephants
2013–present Changwon LG Sakers
Career highlights and awards
Moon Tae-jong
Hangul 문태종
Hanja 文泰鐘
Revised Romanization Mun Taejong
McCune–Reischauer Mun T'aejong
This is a Korean name; the family name is Moon.

Moon Tae-jong (Hangul: 문태종; hanja: 文泰鐘; Jarod Cameron Stevenson, born 1 December 1975) is an American-South Korean professional basketball player. He plays at the small forward position. He is 2.00 m (6 ft 6¾ in) in height. Moon recently participated in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship games representing South Korea after having received dual citizenship, South Korea and the United States. He is a current member of the South Korea national basketball team.

Basketball career[edit]

He played college basketball at the University of Richmond with the Richmond Spiders from 1994–1998 and he was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year in 1998.

Moon was named the 1999 French League National Cup Final MVP and he also played in the 2006 FIBA EuroCup All Star Game.

Personal life[edit]

Moon earned his South Korean citizenship in 2011 alongside his brother, Moon Tae-young (born Greg Stevenson), who is also a profession basketball player.[1] The Moon brothers were born to their African-American father and Korean mother.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Half-Korean basketball players gain citizenship" [주민등록증 받는 문태종·태영 … 허재가 더 좋아했다]. Korea Daily. July 22, 2011. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ Liebsch, Jeff (December 5, 2011). "Moon Tae Young Finds His Way". Busan Haps Magazine. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 

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