Jeremy Hazell

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Jeremy Hazell
Victoria Libertas Pesaro
Position Shooting guard
League Lega Basket Serie A
Personal information
Born (1986-03-25) March 25, 1986 (age 31)
Harlem, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school The Patterson School
(Lenoir, North Carolina)
College Seton Hall (2007–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011 Lucentum Alicante
2011–2012 Bakersfield Jam
2012 Cañeros del Este
2014 Juventus
2014–2015 Virtus Bologna
2015–2016 Élan Chalon
2016 Muratbey Uşak Sportif
2017–present VL Pesaro
Career highlights and awards

Jeremy Hazell (born March 25, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Victoria Libertas Pesaro of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He played college basketball for Seton Hall.

College career[edit]

Hazell came to prominence as one of the stars of the Seton Hall University men's basketball team. In 2008–09, Hazell was named to the All-Big East Third Team after scoring 22.7 points per game, good for second in the Big East in scoring. Following the 2008–09 season, Hazell was named to the All-Big East Second Team. Prior to 2010–11 season, Hazell was named to the All-Big East First Team. He attended The Patterson School in Lenoir, North Carolina.[1] Hazell joined the 2,000-point club versus Rutgers on February 12, 2011, and was named to All-Big East 3rd Team in 2011 and Named to All-Met First Team.

Professional career[edit]

Hazell declared himself eligible for the 2010 NBA draft but withdrew on May 6 and maintained his collegiate eligibility for the 2010–11 season.[2]

Hazell went undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft. On September 8, 2011, he signed with CB Lucentum Alicante of Liga ACB in Spain.[3] On November 9, 2011, he was released.[4] In December 2011, he joined the training camp roster of the Phoenix Suns.[5] After being released by Phoenix, he signed with the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.[6] Hazell was later waived by the Jam for personal reasons.[7] In March 2012, Hazell signed with Venezuelean team, Marinos de Anzoátegui.[8] He was released days later before playing a game, due to issues with his international transfer.[9]

In January 2014, he signed with BC Juventus of the Lithuanian Basketball League for the rest of the season.[10]

In August 2014, he signed with Virtus Bologna of Italy for the 2014–15 Lega Basket Serie A season.[11]

On July 29, 2015, he signed with French club Élan Chalon for the 2015–16 LNB Pro A season.[12]

On June 18, 2016, he signed with Turkish club Muratbey Uşak Sportif.[13] On October 24, 2016, he parted ways with Uşak after appearing in two league games and three Champions League games. On February 11, 2017, he signed with Italian club Victoria Libertas Pesaro for the rest of the 2016–17 Lega Basket Serie A season.[14]

Robbery incident[edit]

According to a Seton Hall University spokesman, Hazell was the victim of a robbery attempt and shot in Harlem on the night of December 25, 2010. He was taken to Manhattan hospital to treat a wound under his right arm, which was not life-threatening.[15]

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