Nate Linhart

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Nate Linhart
Nate Linhart.jpg
Nate Linhart with Maccabi Tel Aviv in March 2015
No. 44 – Medi Bayreuth
PositionSmall forward
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1986-11-14) November 14, 1986 (age 33)
Gahanna, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolLincoln (Gahanna, Ohio)
CollegeAkron (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Raiffeisen Panthers Fürstenfeld
2010–2011Erie BayHawks
2011–2013TBB Trier
2013–2014Reyer Venezia
2014–2015Maccabi Tel Aviv
2015–2016CAI Zaragoza
2016–2018Medi Bayreuth
2019Telekom Baskets Bonn
2019–presentMedi Bayreuth
Career highlights and awards

Nathaniel Andrew Linhart (born November 14, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played college basketball for the University of Akron before playing professionally in Austria, Germany, Italy, Israel, Spain and Belgium.

College career[edit]

After playing high school basketball at Lincoln , in Gahanna, Ohio, Linhart played 4 seasons of college basketball at the University of Akron, with the Akron Zips.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Linhart went undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft. For the 2009–10 season he signed with BSC Raiffeisen Panthers Fürstenfeld of Austria.

For the 2010–11 season he signed with Erie BayHawks of the NBA D-League. From 2011 to 2013 he played with TBB Trier of the German Basketball Bundesliga. In July 2013, he signed with Reyer Venezia Mestre of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[2]

In August 2014, Linhart signed a three-year deal with the Israeli powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv.[3] He also competed in the EuroLeague with Maccabi, averaging 5.8 points per contest.[4] On July 4, 2015, he left Maccabi and signed a one-year deal with CAI Zaragoza of Spain.[5]

On July 4, 2016, Linhart signed with Medi Bayreuth for the 2016–17 season.[6]

On July 31, 2018, Linhart was announced by Spirou Basket of the Belgian Pro Basketball League (PBL).[7] In early February 2019, he moved back to Germany, signing with the Telekom Baskets Bonn.[8]

On August 29, 2019, Linhart signed with Hapoel Be'er Sheva of the Israeli Premier League.[9] On October 6, 2019, he parted ways with Be'er Sheva after appearing in one pre-season tournament game.[10]

On October 20, 2019, Linhart returned to Medi Bayreuth for a second stint, signing for the 2019–20 season.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

  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.


2014–15 Maccabi 20 2 15.7 .524 .432 .533 2.8 1.1 .9 .3 5.8 6.5
Career 20 2 15.7 .524 .432 .533 2.8 1.1 .9 .3 5.8 6.5


  1. ^ Akron Zips Bio
  2. ^ Venezia announced Smith, Taylor, Linhart and Peric
  3. ^ Maccabi Electra inks forward Linhart
  4. ^ "LINHART, NATE - Welcome to EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL". Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  5. ^ CAI Zaragoza lands Nate Linhart
  6. ^ Allrounder auf höchstem Niveau: Nate Linhart wechselt zu medi bayreuth (in German)
  7. ^ Maggi, A. (July 31, 2018). "Spirou Charleroi has signed Hammonds, Linhart and Dario Hunt". Sportando. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "Basketball-Bundesliga: Bonn verpflichtet Flügelspieler Nate Linhart". (in German). 2019-02-01. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  9. ^ "קדנציה שנייה בארץ: נייט לינהארט בב"ש". (in Hebrew). August 29, 2019. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  10. ^ "נייט לינהארט שוחרר מב"ש, באטלר יערוך בכורה". (in Hebrew). October 6, 2019. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  11. ^ "Nate Linhart signs with Medi Bayreuth". Sportando. October 20, 2019. Retrieved October 20, 2019.

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