Nick Zeisloft

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Nick Zeisloft
No. 92 – Santa Cruz Warriors
PositionShooting guard
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1992-12-18) December 18, 1992 (age 26)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High schoolLyons Township (La Grange, Illinois)
College
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2017–2018BC Šiauliai
2018–2019Leonis Roma
2019Gipuzkoa Basket
2019–presentSanta Cruz Warriors

Nick Zeisloft (born December 18, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Illinois State and Indiana.

High school career[edit]

Zeisloft attended Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois, where he played basketball for coach Tom Sloan and he led the Lions to a pair of regional championships. As a senior, he averaged 16.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and four assists per game, earning a 2011 McDonald's All-America nomination.[1]

College career[edit]

Zeisloft began his college career with Illinois State, where he played two seasons after a redshirt season. In his last season, he averaged 6.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest while shooting a team-best 35.5 percent from beyond the arc in 34 games (30 starts).[1]

For his junior season, Zeisloft transferred to Indiana, where he was one of the Big Ten's best three-point shooters over two seasons. He averaged 6.6 points per game as a junior and 6.5 points per game as a senior while shooting 43.2 percent in 66 games. As a junior, he led the Big Ten in three-point shooting in conference games at 51.4 percent.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Zeisloft signed with the Indiana Pacers on September 8, 2016.[2][3] He was later waived by the Pacers on October 17 after appearing in one preseason game.[4] On November 3, 2016, he was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Pacers.[5]

In the 2017-18 season, Zeisloft played with BC Šiauliai of the Lithuanian Basketball League. He posted 12 points per game.

On July 31, 2018, he signed with Leonis Roma of the Italian second division.[6] On February 11, 2019, Zeisloft signed with Gipuzkoa Basket of the Liga ACB.[7]

For the 2019–20 season, Zeisloft signed with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Zeisloft is the son of Mark and Jennifer Zeisloft and is the oldest of three children. He graduated with a degree in Finance from Illinois State University.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Indiana bio". IUHoosiers.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. ^ a b DiPrimio, Pete (September 9, 2016). "Pacers sign former IU guard Nick Zeisloft". News-Sentinel.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Pacers Sign Kevin Seraphin and Nick Zeisloft". NBA.com. September 8, 2016. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Pacers Waive Alex Poythress and Nick Zeisloft". NBA.com. October 17, 2016. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 NBA Affiliate Players Added to NBA D-League Rosters". NBA.com. November 3, 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  6. ^ "Nick Zeisloft inks with Leonis Roma". Sportando. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  7. ^ "Gipuzkoa signs Nick Zeisloft". Sportando. February 11, 2019. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "Santa Cruz Warriors Acquire Guard Nick Zeisloft". NBA.com. November 14, 2019. Retrieved November 17, 2019.

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