Kevin Dillard

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Kevin Dillard
No. 0 – Maccabi Ashdod
Position Point guard
League Israeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1989-10-15) October 15, 1989 (age 27)
Homewood, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school Homewood-Flossmoor
(Flossmoor, Illinois)
College
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013–2014 A.S. Junior Casale
2014 VEF Rīga
2014–2015 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2015 Cholet Basket
2015–2016 Apollon Patras
2016 Antwerp Giants
2016 Pınar Karşıyaka
2017 New Zealand Breakers
2017–present Maccabi Ashdod
Career highlights and awards

Kevin Andre Dillard (born October 15, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Maccabi Ashdod of the Israeli Premier League.

High school and college career[edit]

Dillard attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, Illinois, where he was named the 2008 Illinois Mr. Basketball.[1]

After graduating from Homewood-Flossmoor, Dillard played two years of college basketball for Southern Illinois University. After the 2009–10 season, Dillard transferred to Dayton.[2] He had to sit out one season under NCAA rules.[3] He was named to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team as a junior[4] and senior.

College statistics[edit]

[5]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 Southern Illinois 31 30.9 .441 .452 .727 2.0 4.2 1.3 0.2 12.2
2009–10 Southern Illinois 29 28.9 .423 .320 .773 3.1 5.0 1.1 0.1 12.3
2011–12 Dayton Flyers 33 32.7 .412 .325 .827 2.7 6.0 1.4 0.4 13.3
2012–13 Dayton Flyers 31 33.0 .405 .396 .892 1.9 4.5 1.1 0.1 15.3

Professional career[edit]

Dillard went undrafted at the 2013 NBA draft 2013. On August 7, 2013, he signed with A.S. Junior Casale of Italy for the 2013–14 season.[6]

On July 4, 2014, he signed with VEF Rīga of Latvia.[7] On November 8, 2014, he parted ways with VEF Rīga.[8] On December 8, 2014, he signed with Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of France for the rest of the season.[9]

On August 1, 2015, he signed with MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of Germany for the 2015–16 season.[10] However, on September 4, 2015, he parted ways with Ludwigsburg before appearing in a game for them.[11]

On October 27, 2015, he signed with Cholet Basket of France.[12] On November 25, 2015, he left Cholet and signed with the Greek club Apollon Patras.[13] On February 2, 2016, he was found positive at doping control and was given a 2-months suspended sentence.[14] On April 2, 2016, he signed with Belgian club Antwerp Giants for the rest of the season.[15]

On July 27, 2016, Dillard signed with Turkish club Pınar Karşıyaka.[16] On December 4, 2016, he was excused from the team, with poor performance and negative attitude cited as reasons for the decision.[17][18] In the wake of the falling out, he did not re-join the playing group at all during the rest of December while looking for another gig elsewhere.[19] On January 7, 2017, he signed with the New Zealand Breakers for the rest of the 2016–17 NBL season.[20] On February 22, 2017, he signed with Israeli club Maccabi Ashdod.[21]

References[edit]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Derrick Rose
Illinois Mr. Basketball Award Winner
2008
Succeeded by
Brandon Paul