Stefhon Hannah

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Stefhon Hannah
Stefhon Hannah 2013 Summer League D-League Select.jpg
Hannah playing for the D-League Select Team in July 2013
Free agent
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1985-06-14) June 14, 1985 (age 34)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolHyde Park Career Academy
(Chicago, Illinois)
College
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008APOEL
2009Šiauliai
2010Marietta Storm
2010–2011Iowa Energy
2011B-Meg Llamados
2011–2012AZS Koszalin
2012Dakota Wizards
2012–2013Santa Cruz Warriors
2013Marinos de Anzoátegui
2013–2014Juvecaserta Basket
2014Santa Cruz Warriors
2014Guerreros de Bogotá
2014–2015Reno Bighorns
2015–2016Grand Rapids Drive
2016AZS Koszalin
2018Windy City Bulls
2018Delaware 87ers
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA D-League champion (2011)
  • NBA D-League DPOY (2012, 2013)
  • All-WBA First Team (2010)
  • LKL All-Star (2009)
  • Third-team All-Big 12 (2007)
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2007)
  • Big 12 All-Rookie Team (2007)

Stefhon L. Hannah (born June 14, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Delaware 87ers of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Chipola College and Missouri.

High school career[edit]

Hannah went to Hyde Park Career Academy where he averaged 23.1 points, 7.8 assists and 4.3 boards, leading the Indians to the Chicago Public League Red-East and Regional championships as a senior while earning first team All-Public League first team All-Area honors and All-State recognition from the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune. He also led Hyde Park to the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Holiday Tournament title and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.[1]

College career[edit]

Hannah began his college career at Chipola CC where he averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 steals as a sophomore to earn first team All-Panhandle Conference honors and Panhandle Player of the Year recognition. He also led the Indians with an incredible 2.1-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio and ranked among the Top 10 junior college guards nationally by JUCO Junction.com and the No. 25 JUCO player overall by the same service.

After two years at Chipola, Hannah transferred to Missouri where he averaged 15.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4,8 assists and 2.2 steals, earning Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year by the Big 12 Coaches, Big 12 Media, Associated Press, Kansas City Star and Austin American-Statesman, Big 12 All-Rookie / Newcomer teams by the Big 12 Coaches and Kansas City Star and a Second Team All-Big 12 pick by the Kansas City Star and a Third Team choice by the Big 12 Coaches.[1]

Hannah was involved in a nightclub fracas on January 27, 2008 that left him with a broken jaw. Following the incident, Hannah missed two weeks of classes and was subsequently dismissed from the team for failing to meet academic requirements.[2] Hannah was charged with third-degree misdemeanor assault for his involvement in the nightclub events and eventually pled guilty to peace disturbance by fighting.[3]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft, Hannah signed with APOEL B.C. of Cyprus for the 2008–09 season. In October 2008, he left APOEL after three league games and two EuroChallenge games. In January 2009, he signed with BC Šiauliai of Lithuania for the rest of the season.

In May 2010, Hannah joined the Marietta Storm for the 2010 WBA season.[4] He went on to earn All-WBA first team honors.[5]

On October 30, 2010, Hannah was acquired by the Iowa Energy.[6] However, he was later waived by the Energy on November 17, 2010.[7] On December 17, 2010, he was reacquired by the Energy.[8] In June 2011, he signed with B-Meg Llamados for the 2011 PBA Governors' Cup.[9]

In October 2011, Hannah signed with AZS Koszalin of Poland for the 2011–12 season.[10] In January 2012, he left Koszalin and joined the Dakota Wizards for the rest of the season.[11] He went on to win the NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year Award.[12]

In July 2012, Hannah joined the Milwaukee Bucks for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On October 1, 2012, he signed with the Golden State Warriors.[13] However, he was later waived by the Warriors on October 13, 2012.[14] In November 2012, he was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.[15] He went on to win the D-League's Defensive Player of the Year Award for the second straight year.[16] In May 2013, Hannah joined Marinos de Anzoátegui of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto.[17]

In July 2013, Hannah joined the NBA D-League Select Team for the 2013 NBA Summer League.[18] On August 4, 2013, he signed with Juvecaserta Basket of Italy for the 2013–14 season.[19] In February 2014, he parted ways with Juvecaserta.[20] On April 3, 2014, he was reacquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors.[21]

On September 3, 2014, Hannah was acquired by the Westchester Knicks in the NBA D-League expansion draft.[22] Later that month, he joined Guerreros de Bogotá of the Baloncesto Profesional Colombiano. After nine games, he returned to the United States. On October 31, 2014, Hannah's rights were traded by Westchester to the Reno Bighorns, along with a first-round pick, in exchange for Darnell Jackson.[23] He officially joined the Bighorns on November 2, 2014.[24] On January 28, 2015, after being waived by Reno, Hannah was acquired by the Grand Rapids Drive.[25]

On October 1, 2015, Hannah signed with the Chicago Bulls.[26] However, he was later waived by the Bulls on October 13 after appearing in one preseason game.[27] On October 31, he returned to the Grand Rapids Drive.[28] On January 1, 2016, he was waived by the Drive.[29] On January 24, he signed with AZS Koszalin, returning to the club for a second stint.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Missouri bio". Multigers.com. Archived from the original on November 5, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "Mizzou kicks Hannah off team following nightclub fracas". espn.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Ex-Tiger pleads guilty in assault". columbiatribune.com. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "Marietta Storm Earn First Win, Beating Decatur Court Kings, 126-96". WBABall.net. May 31, 2010. Archived from the original on November 5, 2014. Retrieved May 31, 2010.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Gwinnett Majic lead WBA All-Star selections". WBABall.net. August 18, 2010. Archived from the original on November 5, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2010.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Energy Announce 2010-11 Training Camp Invitees". OurSportsCentral.com. October 30, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2010.
  7. ^ "Energy Release Five, Roster Set". OurSportsCentral.com. November 17, 2010. Retrieved November 17, 2010.
  8. ^ "Energy Add Stefhon Hannah to Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. December 17, 2010. Retrieved December 17, 2010.
  9. ^ "B-Meg Llamados ' Newest Import Stefhon Hannah For PBA Governors Cup 2011 He'll Replace Courtney Beasely". ballerspinas.com. June 4, 2011. Retrieved June 4, 2011.
  10. ^ "Poland - AZS Koszalin tab Stefhon Hannah". MLBB. October 23, 2011. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
  11. ^ "Wizards Make Roster Moves". OurSportsCentral.com. January 22, 2012. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  12. ^ "Dakota's Stefhon Hannah Named NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year". NBA.com. April 24, 2012. Archived from the original on June 29, 2015. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  13. ^ "Warriors Sign Stefhon Hannah". NBA.com. October 1, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  14. ^ "Warriors Waive Stefhon Hannah". NBA.com. October 13, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  15. ^ "Santa Cruz Warriors Announce Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. November 9, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012.
  16. ^ "Stefhon Hannah Named NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year for Second Consecutive Season". NBA.com. April 19, 2013. Archived from the original on August 5, 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  17. ^ "Stefhon Hannah será la nueva pieza de Marinos de Anzoátegui". LaPatilla.com. May 18, 2013. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  18. ^ "Roster Set for NBA D League Select Team". NBA.com. July 8, 2013. Archived from the original on January 28, 2015. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  19. ^ "Juve Caserta officially sign Stefhon Hannah". Sportando.com. August 4, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  20. ^ "Atripaldi: 'Caserta waived Hannah, 30% chances for Duhon to come'". Sportando.com. February 18, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
  21. ^ "Santa Cruz Warriors Add Stephon Hannah". NBA.com. April 3, 2014. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  22. ^ "Here's who the Westchester Knicks got in the D-League expansion draft". PoastingAndToasting.com. September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
  23. ^ "Bighorns make trades ahead of D-League draft". RGJ.com. November 1, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
  24. ^ "BIGHORNS FINALIZE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER AFTER D-LEAGUE DRAFT". NBA.com. November 2, 2014. Archived from the original on November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 2, 2014.
  25. ^ "Grand Rapids Drive guard Lorenzo Brown signs with Minnesota Timberwolves". MLive.com. January 28, 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2015.
  26. ^ "BULLS SIGN STEFHON HANNAH". NBA.com. October 1, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  27. ^ "BULLS WAIVE ANDERSON AND HANNAH". NBA.com. October 13, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2015.
  28. ^ "Drive Selects Five Players in 2015 NBA D-League Draft". OurSportsCentral.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  29. ^ "Drive Acquire Dallin Bachynski". OurSportsCentral.com. January 1, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
  30. ^ "AZS Koszalin welcomes back Hannah". Eurobasket.com. January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016.

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