DeVon Hardin

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DeVon Hardin
DeVon gametime Pic, Marinos.jpg
Personal information
Born (1986-08-07) August 7, 1986 (age 33)
Long Beach, California
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewark Memorial (Newark, California)
CollegeCalifornia (2004–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career2008–2015
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
2009Egaleo AO
2009Henan Jiyuan
2009–2010Tulsa 66ers
2010–2011Elitzur Yavne
2011Gaziantep BB
2011BC Minsk-2006
2011–2012Ciclista Olímpico
2012Marinos de Anzoátegui
2012Al Rayyan
2012Hong Kong Bulls
2012–2013Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2013–2014Basquete Cearense
2015Barako Bull Energy
Career highlights and awards

DeVon Michael Hardin (born August 7, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 235 lb (107 kg; 16.8 st) forward-center, Hardin was selected in the 2008 NBA draft as the 50th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics.

High school career[edit]

Hardin played at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. He averaged 12.9 ppg, 11.4 rpg and 4.4 bpg as a senior, earning first-team All-Metro honors from the San Francisco Chronicle.

Considered a three-star recruit by, Hardin was listed as the No. 23 power forward and the No. 89 player in the nation in 2004.[1]

College career[edit]

Hardin attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he played all of his four collegiate seasons for the Golden Bears and majored in social welfare.[2] He declared for the 2007 NBA draft, but withdrew his name shortly before the event.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Hardin was selected 50th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics,[4] but suffered a stress fracture in his left tibia and was unable to participate in training camp. In January 2009, he joined Greek first division club Egaleo AO, as a replacement for Andrae Patterson.[5] Hardin had recently been released by Turkish team Mersin BB, after failing to properly recover from the stress fracture.[6]

Hardin's draft rights, along with Chris Wilcox and Joe Smith, were traded to the New Orleans Hornets for Tyson Chandler on February 17, 2009.[7] However, the trade was rescinded a day later, after Chandler failed his physical with the Thunder.

He played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the Orlando Pro Summer League in 2010.[8] On August 1, 2010 Hardin signed with Elitzur Yavne in the second division in Israel.

For the 2011 season he began with Minsk 2006 in Belarus, then he signed with Marinos in Puerto la Cruz Venezuela.

On October 20, 2014 he was signed by Brazilian club Paulistano.[9]

On April 5, 2015, Hardin signed with Barako Bull Energy of the Philippine Basketball Association for the PBA Governors' Cup.[10]


Personal life[edit]

DeVon is the son of Michael and Gale Hardin and he has one sister, Mykah Hardin. He is now the father of two children, son Isaiah and daughter Amaira.


  1. ^ DeVon Hardin Recruiting Profile
  2. ^ CalBears player bio
  3. ^ DeVon Hardin withdraws from NBA Draft Archived 2008-02-20 at the Wayback Machine,, June 18, 2007.
  4. ^ Bob McClellan, Draft Diary III: Cal center DeVon Hardin,, May 23, 2008.
  5. ^ Devon Hardin to replace Patterson in Egaleo BC
  6. ^ Mersin released DeVon Hardin
  7. ^ Thunder get Chandler from Hornets
  8. ^ 76ers' Summer League Roster Philadelphia Inquirer, June 30, 2010
  9. ^ a b Paulistano signs DeVon Hardin
  10. ^ Barako Bull taps former Sonics draft pick DeVon Hardin for Governors Cup after Jarrid Famous deal falls through
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