Mike Hall (basketball)

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Mike Hall
Mike Hall (2009).jpg
No. 3 – Juventud Sionista
Position Forward
League Liga Nacional de Básquet
Personal information
Born (1984-06-05) June 5, 1984 (age 30)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Alan B. Shepard
(Palos Heights, Illinois)
College George Washington (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Tulsa 66ers
2007 Washington Wizards
2007–2008 Tulsa 66ers
2008–2010 Armani Jeans Milano
2010 Bancatercas Teramo
2010–2011 Dakota Wizards
2011 Erdemir
2012 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2012 Maccabi Ashdod
2014 Toros de Aragua
2014 La Bruixa d'Or Manresa
2014–present Juventud Sionista
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Atlantic 10 (2005–2006)

Michael Horus Hall (born June 5, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Juventud Sionista of the Liga Nacional de Básquet (LNB).

College career[edit]

He attended Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Illinois. Hall, a four year starter at George Washington University from 2002 through 2006 was a tri-captain his senior season on a team that went 27-3.

Professional career[edit]

Undrafted after his senior season, Hall joined the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League. On February 28, 2007, the Washington Wizards signed him to a ten-day contract due to injuries of forwards Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler.[1] He was signed to a second ten day contract shortly afterwards, and on March 21, the team signed him for the rest of the season.[1] He appeared in two games for the Wizards and was released in late October, 2007 due to salary cap reasons.[2]

On August 11, 2008, Hall signed with Armani Jeans Milano of the Lega Basket Serie A, the top level of Italian basketball.[3] In the 2008-09 season, Hall was one of the top rebounders of Serie A. Thanks also to his good performances, Armani Jeans reached Euroleague 2008-09 Top 16 and Serie A finals, which they eventually lost to Montepaschi Siena. In the 2008-09. he scored career highs 27 points and 9 rebounds in Euroleague, and 23 points and 15 rebounds in Serie A. In the 2009-10 season he lost his starting lineup spot to newcomer Stefano Mancinelli, after he was suspended for a game by his team, due to some polemic phrases he posted on Facebook.

In August 2010, Hall signed a contract with Bancatercas Teramo,[4] but was released in December 2010 after the team's 0-5 start. On December 16, 2010, he was acquired by the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League.[5] In January 2011, he moved to Turkey and signed with Erdemir SK.[6][7] At the end of the season, he left Erdemir.[8]

In January 2012, he signed with Fuenlabrada of Spain for the rest of the season.[9] On November 29, 2012, he signed with Maccabi Ashdod of Israel.[10] In his second game with Maccabi, he got injured and missed the rest of the season.[11]

On March 26, 2014, he signed with Toros de Aragua of the Venezuelan LPB.[12]

In September 2014, Hall signed with La Bruixa d'Or Manresa of Spain.[13] In October 2014, he parted ways with Manresa, after playing only two games.[14][15] On November 26, 2014, he signed with Juventud Sionista of Argentina.[16]

Italian League career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 Milano 42 41 30.1 .429 .335 .745 7.6 1.1 2.0 .3 11.0
2009–10 Milano 39 25 25.8 .363 .284 .778 6.2 1.6 1.3 .4 7.1
2010–11 Teramo 5 5 37.6 .375 .348 .833 8.2 1.8 1.8 .2 10.8
Career 86 71 28.6 .400 .315 .763 7.0 1.3 1.7 .3 9.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b WIZARDS: Wizards Sign Mike Hall for Remainder of the Season
  2. ^ Hall released, Pesh out for tonight's game - Wizards Insider
  3. ^ "Armani Jeans tabs forward Mike Hall". Euroleague.net. August 10, 2008. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Teramo signs Mike Hall". Sportando.com. August 6, 2010. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ NBA D-League's Dakota Wizards Acquire Mike Hall FanHouse, December 16, 2010
  6. ^ "UPDATE: Mike Hall accepts the proposal from Erdemir". Sportando.com. January 27, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Hall İmzaladı". mixbasket.blogspot.com (in Turkish). January 29, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hall, Thomas and Barbour will leave Erdemir". Sportando.com. June 7, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Hall Answers The Call At Fuenlabrada". fibaeurope.com. January 20, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Maccabi Ashdod signs Mardy Collins, Mike Hall". Sportando.com. November 29, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Maccabi Ashdod, Mike Hall is done for the season". Sportando.com. December 20, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Toros de Aragua sign Mike Hall". Sportando.com. March 26, 2014. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Mike Hall signs with Basquet Manresa". Sportando.com. September 7, 2014. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Mike Hall termina su contrato con La Bruixa d'Or Manresa". acb.com (in Spanish). October 15, 2014. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Basquet Manresa parts ways with Mike Hall". Sportando.com. October 16, 2014. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Mike Hall (ex La Bruixa d'Or) signs at Sionista". Eurobasket.com. November 26, 2014. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 

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