Chris Hunter (basketball)

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Chris Hunter
20170301 Team huddle featuring Chris Hunter.jpg
Hunter as Director of Program Personnel for the 2016–17 Michigan Wolverines
Personal information
Born (1984-07-07) July 7, 1984 (age 32)
Gary, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school West Side (Gary, Indiana)
College Michigan (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–2013
Position Power forward / Center
Number 31
Career history
2006–2007 AZS Koszalin
2007 Spotter Leuven
2008–2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2009–2010 Golden State Warriors
2010–2013 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA DLeague All-Star (2009)

Chris Hunter (born July 7, 1984) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball at the University of Michigan. He is currently on the Michigan Wolverines men's basketball staff and has played in several professional leagues. He played in 60 games for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA, was an NBA Development League All-star in 2009 and played abroad.

Pro career[edit]

Hunter as a Golden State Warrior in 2009

In 2006, he signed with Herens Basket of Switzerland before being released before the start of the season. He then signed with AZS Koszalin of Poland.

In 2007, he signed with Spotter Leuven of Belgium. He was later released in December 2007 due to injury.

In November 2008, he was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He was an NBA DLeague All-Star in 2009.[1] On April 14, 2009, he signed with the New York Knicks. On October 22, 2009, he was waived before appearing in a regular season game.[2] On November 1, 2009, he was re-acquired by the Mad Ants. On November 20, 2009, Hunter signed with the Golden State Warriors, making him the first call-up of the 2009–10 NBA D-League season.[2]

He joined the New York Knicks for the 2010 NBA Summer League. On October 30, 2010, he was re-acquired by the Mad Ants. On December 28, 2010, Hunter was waived by the Mad Ants due to injury.[3]

In November 2011, he was again re-acquired by the Mad Ants. On December 12, 2011, he signed with the New York Knicks. However, he was waived on December 22. He then returned to the Mad Ants. In January 2012, he was again waived due to injury.[2]

He joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2012 NBA Summer League.

In November 2013, he was re-acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.[4] On December 23, 2013, he was waived by the Mad Ants.

He now works with University of Michigan Men's Basketball as a Director of Player Personnel.[5]

He is married with 2 children.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Career statistics and player information from NBA.com
  • Chris Hunter at Basketball-Reference.com