Henry Domercant

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Henry Domercant
Henry Domercant 2011-03-19 (3).JPG
Domercant while playing with Spartak Saint Petersburg
Free agent
Position Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1980-12-30) December 30, 1980 (age 36)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American / Bosnian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Naperville North
(Naperville, Illinois)
College Eastern Illinois (1999–2003)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2004 Pınar Karşıyaka
2004–2006 Efes Pilsen
2006–2007 Olympiacos
2007–2008 Dynamo Moscow
2008–2010 Montepaschi Siena
2010–2011 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2011–2012 UNICS Kazan
2012–2014 Galatasaray Liv Hospital
2015 Juvecaserta Basket
2016 Idaho Stampede
Career highlights and awards

Henry Domercant (born December 30, 1980) is an American-Bosnian professional basketball player who last played for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for Eastern Illinois, and was an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in 2012.

College career[edit]

Domercant attended Eastern Illinois, being second in NCAA Division I scoring both in the 2001–02 season averaging 26.4 points as a junior, and again as a senior in 2002–03 with an average of 27.9 per game. He finished with EIU and Ohio Valley Conference records of 2,602 career points in his four college seasons.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Domercant was selected in the 2003 Continental Basketball Association (CBA) draft by the Yakima Sun Kings. However, he decided to begin his professional career in Turkey for the 2003–04 season with Pınar Karşıyaka. He moved to Efes Pilsen in 2004 and played two seasons for the club. He departed Turkey following the 2005–06 season and moved to Greece, signing with Olympiacos Piraeus. For the 2007–08 season, he joined Dynamo Moscow.

Between 2008 and 2010, Domercant played in Italy for Montepaschi Siena, winning all three competitions both seasons with the club: Italian Supercup, Italian Cup, and the league championship. For the 2010–11 season, he moved back to Russia where he played for Spartak Saint Petersburg, and then for the 2011–12 season, he continued in Russia playing for UNICS Kazan.

On August 21, 2012, Domercant signed with Galatasaray Liv Hospital.[2] However, in late November, he was ruled out for six months with a knee injury;[3] he appeared in just one game. He returned to Galatasaray for the 2013–14 season, averaging 7.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 19 league games. He also averaged 4.7 points and 1.2 rebounds in 27 Euroleague games.

On January 17, 2015, Domercant signed with Juvecaserta Basket of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[4] In 12 games for Juvecaserta to finish the 2014–15 season, he averaged 10.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.

On February 12, 2016, Domercant was acquired by the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.[5] On February 19, he made his debut for the Stampede in a 99–96 loss to the Grand Rapids Drive, recording three points and one rebound in 11 minutes.[6]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Led the league
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2004–05 Efes Pilsen 23 23 31.7 .450 .457 .786 4.1 1.4 1.6 .1 14.1 14.2
2005–06 Efes Pilsen 22 21 32.0 .411 .356 .761 3.2 1.6 1.7 .1 12.4 11.5
2006–07 Olympiacos 22 11 24.4 .474 .444 .711 2.1 .5 1.0 .1 11.2 8.0
2008–09 Montepaschi 20 15 23.6 .397 .385 .943 2.4 1.4 1.0 .1 10.1 8.6
2009–10 Montepaschi 16 1 17.2 .478 .509 .938 1.5 .6 .4 .1 10.5 7.1
2011–12 UNICS 19 19 31.9 .433 .495 .837 3.7 1.6 .6 .1 15.5 16.3
2013–14 Galatasaray 27 5 13.6 .333 .310 .905 1.2 .4 .6 .0 4.7 2.9
Career 149 95 24.7 .419 .414 .833 2.6 1.1 1.0 .1 10.9 9.5

National team career[edit]

In 2005, Domercant began representing the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. He played two major championships, 2005 FIBA Europe Championship and 2011 FIBA Europe Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nielsen, Brian (July 2, 2012). "Eastern Illinois alum Henry Domercant exploring his future basketball options". jg-tc.com. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Galatasaray officially lands Henry Domercant". Sportando.com. August 21, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Galatasaray Henry Domercant will undergo surgery, out six months". Sportando.com. November 29, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Pasta Reggia Caserta announces Henry Domercant". Sportando.com. January 17, 2015. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Stampede Acquire Henry Domercant". OurSportsCentral.com. February 12, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ebanks Scores 32 And Drive Holds Off Stampede". NBA.com. February 19, 2016. Retrieved February 20, 2016. 

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