Chris Hunter (basketball)
Hunter as Director of Program Personnel for the 2016–17 Michigan Wolverines
July 7, 1984 |
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school||West Side (Gary, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|2008–2009||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
|2009–2010||Golden State Warriors|
|2010–2013||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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. 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. 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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
He is married with 2 children.