Moon Tae-jong

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Moon Tae-jong
Jarod Stevenson
Moon Tae-Jong (Jarod Stevenson).jpeg
Tai-Jong playing with Korea at the 2014 World Cup
No. 4 – Goyang Orion Orions
Position Small forward
League Korean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 42)
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean / American
Listed height 6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Seventy-First
(Fayetteville, North Carolina)
College Richmond (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2018
Career history
1998–1999 SIG Strasbourg
1999–2000 Cholet
2000–2001 Connecticut Pride
2001 Bnei Hertzliya
2001–2002 De Vizia Avellino
2002–2004 Bnei HaSharon
2004–2005 Lokomotiv Rostov
2005–2006 Fenerbahçe
2006–2007 UNICS
2007–2008 Akasvayu Girona
2008–2009 Maroussi Athens
2009–2010 Hemofarm Vršac
2010–2013 Incheon ET Land Elephants
2013–2015 Changwon LG Sakers
2015–2018 Goyang Orion Orions
Career highlights and awards
Moon Tae-jong
Hangul 문태종
Hanja 文泰鐘
Revised Romanization Mun Taejong
McCune–Reischauer Mun T'aejong

Moon Tae-jong (Hangul문태종; Hanja文泰鐘; Jarod Cameron Stevenson, born 1 December 1975) is an American-South Korean former professional basketball player. He played at the small forward position. He is 2.00 m (6 ft 6 ​34 in) in height. Moon played at the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship games, representing South Korea.

College career[edit]

Moon played college basketball at the University of Richmond, with the Richmond Spiders, from 1994–1998 ,and he was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year in 1998. He led the Richmond Spiders to an upset of the #3 seeded University of South Carolina in the NCAA tournament the same year.

Professional career[edit]

Moon was named the 1999 French Cup Finals MVP, and he also played in the 2006 FIBA EuroChallenge All-Star Game.


CAAC Player of the Year -98
French Cup Finalist -99
French Cup Finals MVP -99
French Pro B MVP -99
French ProA All-Import Players 2nd Team -00
Israeli Cup Final Four -03
All-Israeli League 2nd Team -03, 04
Israeli Premier League Semifinals -04
Israeli League All-Imports 1st Team -04
FIBA Europe Cup North Conference Finalist -05
FIBA Europe Cup Finalist -05
FIBA Europe Cup Final Four All-Star Team -05
FIBA EuroCup All-Star Game -06 (3-Points Contest Winner)
Turkish Cup Semifinals -06
ULEB Cup Semifinals -07
Russian Cup Finalist -07
Russian A Superleague Regular Season Runner-Up -07
Russian A Superleague Finalist -07
Russian A Superleague All-Newcomers Team -07
Greek League Semifinals -08, 09
All-Greek League Forward of the Year -08
All-Greek League 1st Team -08
Greek A1 League All-Imports Team -08
Greek Cup Semifinals -09
All-Greek A1 League Forward of the Year -09
All-Greek A1 League 1st Team -09
Greek A1 League All-Imports Team -09
Adriatic League Semifinals -10
Korean KBL Regular Season Runner-Up -11
Korean KBL Semifinals -11
All-Korean KBL Forward of the Year -11
All-Korean KBL 1st Team -11
Korean KBL All-Domestic Players Team -11

Personal life[edit]

Moon earned his South Korean citizenship in 2011, alongside his brother, Moon Tae-young (born Greg Stevenson), who was also a profession basketball player.[1] The Moon brothers were born to their African-American father and Korean mother.[2] He has 3 children, 2 sons, 1 daughter.


  1. ^ "Half-Korean basketball players gain citizenship" [주민등록증 받는 문태종·태영 … 허재가 더 좋아했다]. Korea Daily. July 22, 2011. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ Liebsch, Jeff (December 5, 2011). "Moon Tae Young Finds His Way". Busan Haps Magazine. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 

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