Dennis Horner

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Dennis Horner
No. 19 – Obras Sanitarias
Position Power forward
League Liga Nacional de Básquet
Personal information
Born (1988-02-05) February 5, 1988 (age 29)
Linwood, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Holy Spirit (Absecon, New Jersey)
College NC State (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Omonia BC
2011 Springfield Armor
2011–2012 New Jersey Nets
2012 Springfield Armor
2012 New Jersey Nets
2012 Artland Dragons
2013–2014 Springfield Armor
2014 Bakersfield Jam
2014–2015 Artland Dragons
2015–present Obras Sanitarias
Career highlights and awards

Dennis Horner (born February 5, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for Obras Sanitarias of the Argentine Liga Nacional de Básquet.

Early life and college[edit]

Horner grew up in Linwood, New Jersey and attended Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, New Jersey, where he was named the co-press basketball player of the year in 2006.[1] He is an alumnus of the North Carolina State University men's basketball team. In his final season (2009–10), Horner averaged 11.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.[2]

Professional[edit]

After college, Horner started the 2010–11 season with RBC Verviers-Pepinster but after not appearing in a game for them, he signed a contract in Cyprus for club Omonia BC where he played 13 games averaging 11.6 points in 29.3 minutes. Before the 2011–12 season, he made himself eligible for the NBA Development League draft, where he was picked 47th overall by the Springfield Armor, which was in the process of becoming affiliated solely with the NBA's New Jersey Nets.[3] In December, it was announced Horner was one of three players on the Armor invited to Nets' training camp following the 2011 NBA lockout. At that point he had been averaging 15.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists for Springfield.[4] On December 23, the Nets announced that Horner had made the team, and would start the season on the Nets' roster.[5] Horner was waived by the Nets on January 18, 2012.[6] Horner then returned to the Springfield Armor.

On March 30, 2012, Horner was re-signed by the Nets on a 10-day contract.[7]

In October 2012, he signed with the Artland Dragons of Germany.[8] He left in November 2012.

On January 3, 2013, Horner was re-acquired by the Springfield Armor.[9] On November 1, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Armor for their 2013 training camp.[10] On February 20, 2014, he was traded to the Bakersfield Jam.[11]

On August 1, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Artland Dragons, returning for second stint.[12]

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