June 4, 1963 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|College||Alaska Anchorage (1983–1987)|
|NBA draft||1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 57th overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|1987–1989||BSC Saturn Köln|
|1989–1990||BG Steiner Bayreuth|
|1997–1999||Scaligera Basket Verona|
|Career highlights and awards|
Hans-Jürgen "Hansi" Gnad (born 4 June 1963) is a retired German basketball player with the German national basketball team and German league squad Bayer Giants Leverkusen (1995-1997, 1999-2001). He currently serves as head coach of the Giants Düsseldorf.
United States career
Gnad played basketball at the University of Alaska Anchorage and was drafted in the 3rd round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. Instead of signing with Philadelphia, Gnad returned to Germany and began playing with BSC Saturn Köln. His rights were selected in the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft by the Miami Heat, with whom he also did not play for. In 2001, Gnad was named to the inaugural Alaska Anchorage sports hall of fame.
Gnad is married to handball player Silke Gnad.
- Bayer Giants Leverkusen profile (German)
- Seawolf Hall of Fame debuts with 7-person inaugural class goseawolves.com
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