Delonte Holland

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Delonte Holland
Delonte Holland.jpg
Holland in 2008
Free agent
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1982-03-02) March 2, 1982 (age 35)
Greenbelt, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Eleanor Roosevelt
(Greenbelt, Maryland)
College Independence CC (2000–2001)
Vincennes (2001–2002)
DePaul (2002–2004)
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 Atlas
2005–2006 Navigo.it Teramo
2006–2007 Whirlpool Varese
2007 La Fortezza / VidiVici Bologna
2008 Cimberio Varese
2008 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2009 Seven 2007 Roseto
2009 Besançon
2009 Idaho Stampede
2010 Al Ahli Dubai
2010 Mazzeo San Severo
2010 Al Riyadi
2010 Dnipro-Azot
2011 9 de Julio de Río Tercero
2011 Guerreros de Bogotá
2011 Atenas de Córdoba
2012 Toros de Aragua
2012 Leones de Santo Domingo
2012 Halcones UV Xalapa
2012 Islanders de San Andrés
2013 Antranik
2013 Toros de Aragua
2013 Búcaros de Santander
2013–2014 Al Ahli Doha
2014 Acereros de Guayana
2015 Panteras de Miranda

Delonte Jermaine Holland (born March 2, 1982) is an American professional basketball player for who last played for Panteras de Miranda.

High school and college career[edit]

Born and raised in Greenbelt, Maryland, Holland attended high school at Eleanor Roosevelt, where he teamed with future NBA players Eddie Basden and Delonte West. He played college basketball at Independence Community College and Vincennes University, before transferring to DePaul University. He spent two years with the Blue Demons, averaging 13.9 points per game. In 2003–04, with teammate Andre Brown, Holland earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors.[1]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2004 NBA Draft, Holland started his professional career with Atlas in Serbia and Montenegro, on the same team with upcoming talent Nikola Peković. In May 2005, media reported that Holland left Atlas after the invitation by the Boston Celtics to join their training camp. However, he did not enter the NBA, after which he returned to Europe, signing for the Italian team Teramo.

On March 9, 2008, while playing for Cimberio Varese, Holland scored 50 points in a home game against Armani Jeans Milano. He made 18-for-31 from the floor, including 10-of-19 on treys. Despite his remarkable achievement, Varese would go on to lose the game 90–85. On the other side, the most valuable player was Danilo Gallinari, future NBA star, with 20 points.

After participated at the 2008 New York Knicks training camp,[2] Holland was drafted by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League,[3] but was waived after only two games due to injured. After recovery, Holland returned to Italy, having a short spell with Roseto, before signed with the French team Besançon for the remainder of the 2008–09 season.

In June 2011, Holland started his Latin American adventure by reaching an agreement with 9 de Julio de Río Tercero in Argentina.[4] However, he left the team in September, after playing only one game.[5] Soon after, Holland moved to Colombia and played for Guerreros de Bogotá, but quickly returned to Argentina, where he finished the year with Atenas de Córdoba. In January 2012, Holland signed with Toros de Aragua in Venezuela.[6] In May 2012, Holland changed team and country once again, signing with Leones de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.[7]

United States national team[edit]

Holland had represented the United States at the 2001 Tournament of the Americas.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Team Competition GP GS MPG PPG
2002–03 United States DePaul Blue Demons NCAA 28 20 25.5 10.9
2003–04 United States DePaul Blue Demons NCAA 32 32 33.9 16.5
2005–06 Italy Navigo.it Teramo Serie A 34 34 32.4 18.6
2006–07 Italy Whirlpool Varese Serie A 37 34 32.7 17.5
2007–08 Italy La Fortezza Bologna Serie A 13 11 28.8 13.2
2007–08 Italy Cimberio Varese Serie A 15 15 37.7 25.0
2008–09 United States Rio Grande Valley Vipers D-League 2 0 18.5 9.5
2008–09 Italy Seven 2007 Roseto Legadue 7 6 30.4 16.4
2008–09 France Besançon Pro A 4 4 23.0 11.5
2010–11 Italy Mazzeo San Severo Legadue 4 4 28.0 14.3
2010–11 Ukraine Dnipro-Azot Superleague 4 3 n/a 18.8
2011–12 Argentina 9 de Julio de Río Tercero LNB 1 n/a 31.2 25.0
2011–12 Argentina Atenas de Córdoba LNB 8 n/a 21.1 12.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brown, Holland Earn All-Conference USA Honors". depaulbluedemons.com. March 8, 2004. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Knicks Look to Run Summer League Table Again in 2008". nba.com. July 14, 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2008 NBA D-League Draft Results". nba.com. November 7, 2008. Archived from the original on November 5, 2015. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Delonte Holland moves to 9 de Julio". sportando.net. June 28, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Delonte Holland leaves 9 de Julio". sportando.net. September 28, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Delonte Holland signs in Venezuela with Toros de Aragua". sportando.net. January 18, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Leones de Santo Domingo tab Heissler Guillent and Delonte Holland". sportando.net. May 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 

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