Quinton Hosley

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Quinton Hosley
QuintonHosley.JPG
Hosley warming-up with Real Madrid
Shahrdari Arak
Position Small forward
League Iranian Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1984-03-25) March 25, 1984 (age 33)
New York City, New York
Nationality American / Georgian
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Abraham Lincoln
(Denver, Colorado)
College
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Pınar Karşıyaka
2008 Real Madrid
2008–2009 Galatasaray Café Crown
2009–2010 Aliağa Petkim
2010–2011 DKV Joventut
2011–2012 Dinamo Sassari
2012–2013 Stelmet Zielona Góra
2013–2014 Virtus Roma
2014–2015 Stelmet Zielona Góra
2015–2016 Yeşilgiresun Belediye
2016–present Shahrdari Arak
Career highlights and awards

Quinton Robert Hosley (born March 25, 1984) is an American-born naturalized Georgian[1][2] professional basketball player for Shahrdari Arak of the Iranian Basketball Super League. He is a 2.01 m (6 ft 6 ¾ in) tall swingman. He is the son of streetball and Rucker Park legend Ron Mathias.[3]

Collegiate career[edit]

He played two seasons of the college basketball at Lamar Community College and Fresno State University. His career averages are 16.1 points and 9 rebounds per game.[4]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2007 NBA Draft, Hosley joined the Turkish League team Pınar Karşıyaka in 2007.[5] In 2008, he joined the Spanish ACB League team Real Madrid. After being released from Real Madrid due to poor performances, Hosley signed a contract with the Turkish team Galatasaray Café Crown.[6][7]

On October 23, 2010, he agreed to a deal with another Turkish team Aliağa Petkim.[8][9]

In the summer of 2010, Hosley signed a two-year deal with DKV Joventut of the Spanish ACB League.[10][11]

In July 2011, he signed with Italian club Dinamo Basket Sassari.[12]

On August 8, 2012, he signed a one-year contract with the 2012 Polish League Bronze Medalist Stelmet Zielona Góra.[13][14] In 2013, Hosley won the Polish League Championship (first championship in the history of Zielona Góra). He has also become the Finals MVP.[15]

On July 8, 2013, Hosley signed with Virtus Roma of Italy for the 2013–14 season.[16]

In July 2014, Hosley returned to Zielona Góra signing a contract for the 2014–15 season.[17] He was once again named the PLK Finals MVP in 2015, after Zielona Gora beat PGE Turów Zgorzelec 4–2 in the Finals.[18]

On August 3, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Krasny Oktyabr of Russia.[19] One month later, on September 3, he parted ways with Krasny Oktyabr before appearing in a game for them.[20] On October 6, 2015, he signed with Turkish club Yeşilgiresun Belediye for the rest of the season.[21]

On July 21, 2016, Hosley signed with French club Nanterre 92.[22] However, he left Nanterre before appearing in a game for them. In October 2016, he signed with Iranian club Shahrdari Arak.[23]

Georgian national team[edit]

Hosley played for the Georgia national basketball team in 2010.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  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.

College[edit]

College Year[24] GP GS MIN FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Fresno State 2005–06 28 28 35.1 .408 .343 .749 9.2 1.4 2.1 1.1 18.6
Fresno State 2006–07 32 32 33.3 .418 .322 .672 8.9 1.6 1.3 .6 13.9
Career 60 60 34.1 .413 .332 .708 9.0 1.5 1.7 .8 16.1

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2008–09 Real Madrid 13 7 16.3 .463 .348 .718 3.2 .5 .8 .5 8.6 8.8
Career 13 7 16.3 .463 .348 .718 3.2 .5 .8 .5 8.6 8.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deeks, Mark. "Taurean Green and Quinton Hosley are both now Georgian citizens. Apparently.". shamsports.com. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Taurean Green and Quinton Hosley, the Georgians". Sportando.net. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  3. ^ JOHNNIES LAND HOTSHOT IN HOSLEY
  4. ^ "Quinton Hosley College Stats". espn.go.com. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Baumbach, Jim. "One more challenge for undrafted Hosley". newsday.com. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Galatasary adds size with Hosley and Tolliver". Sportando.net. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Real Madrid signs Winston, releases Hosley". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  8. ^ (Turkish)Hosley Aliağa'da
  9. ^ "Aliaga add Quinton Hosley". tblstat.net. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Hosley ja és verd-i-negre". elpuntavui.cat (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "DKV Joventut lands Quinton Hosley". Sportando.net. 
  12. ^ "Banco di Sardegna Sassari lands Quinton Hosley". Sportando.com. July 30, 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Stelmet Zielona Gora signs Quinton Hosley". Sportando.net. August 9, 2012. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Quinton Hosley sign contract in Stelmet!". basketzg.pl. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  15. ^ "Stelmet Zielona Gora win PLK, Quinton Hosley named MVP". Sportando.net. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  16. ^ "Virtus Roma officially announced Quinton Hosley". Sportando.net. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  17. ^ "Quinton Hosley returns to Stelmet Zielona Gora". Sportando.com. 2014-07-16. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  18. ^ "Hosley MVP finałów TBL". plk.pl (in Polish). June 9, 2015. Retrieved June 10, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Krasny Oktyabr brings in small forward Hosley". Eurocupbasketball.com. August 3, 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Krasny Oktyabr signs Tony Mitchell, cuts Quinton Hosley". Sportando.com. September 3, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Yesilgiresun announces Quinton Hosley". Sportando.com. October 6, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Recrue : Quinton Hosley débarque à Nanterre !". jsfnanterre.com (in French). July 21, 2016. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  23. ^ Quinton Hosley inks in Iran with Shahrdari Arak
  24. ^ "Quinton Hosley Yahoo Player Profile". August 21, 2013. 

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