Erik Daniels

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Erik Daniels
Personal information
Born (1982-04-01) April 1, 1982 (age 36)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Princeton (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College Kentucky (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–2015
Position Small forward
Career history
2004–2005 Sacramento Kings
2005–2006 Fayetteville Patriots
2006–2007 Angelico Biella
2007 Lottomatica Roma
2008 Akasvayu Girona
2008–2009 Erie BayHawks
2009–2010 Azovmash
2010 Hapoel Gilboa Galil Elyon
2010 Zagreb
2011 Erie BayHawks
2011–2012 Andrea Costa Imola
2012–2013 Erie BayHawks
2013–2014 BC Odessa
2014–2015 Quimsa
Career highlights and awards

Erik Christopher Daniels (born April 1, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player. He has played for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, along with the Fayetteville Patriots and the Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League. He played his college basketball at the University of Kentucky.

College career[edit]

After graduating from Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio, Daniels went on to the University of Kentucky, where he played his way into the starting lineup his junior and senior year.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2004 NBA draft, Daniels was signed by the Kings as a free agent. He got very limited playing time in the 2004-05 NBA season, amassing a mere 13 points and 18 rebounds over the span of 21 games. Daniels was released by the Kings on October 17, 2005, and signed with the D-League's Fayetteville Patriots.

In the 2006-2007 season he played with the Angelico Biella of the Italian Serie A league, and in the summer of 2007 he was signed by Lottomatica Roma for the next two seasons.[1] He was selected with the 7th pick in the first round of the 2008 NBA D-League Draft by the Erie BayHawks.[2] On February 11, 2009, Daniels would become the first BayHawk selected to the NBA D-League All-Star game. He would be named an alternate on the All-Star game's blue team.[3]

On March 19, 2010 he joined Hapoel Gilboa Galil Elyon from the Israeli Basketball Super League, with whom he won the 2010 championship.

On November 7, 2013 Erik returned to Ukrainian Superleague, having signed a contract with BC Odessa.[4]

On November 29, 2014 he signed with Argentinian team Quimsa.[5]


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