T. J. DiLeo
DiLeo with Bonn in 2016.
|No. 11 – Telekom Baskets Bonn|
|Born||June 22, 1990|
|Nationality||American / German|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||209 lb (95 kg)|
(Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey)
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|2016–present||Telekom Baskets Bonn|
|Career highlights and awards|
DiLeo played five seasons for the Temple Owls, redshirting his freshman year after suffering a season-ending injury five games into the team's season. He played in 126 career games and four NCAA Tournaments for the Owls, averaging 2.3 points, 1.5 rebounds, and one assist per game.
After his redshirt freshman season DiLeo participated in the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship as a member of the German National team, averaging 10.7 points per game (second-best on the team) as Germany finished 14th overall.
After completing his college career at Temple, DiLeo signed with the Gießen 46ers of the German ProA league in 2013. He played in 76 games for the 46ers over the course of three seasons as the team moved up to the top tier Basketball Bundesliga (BBL).
Telekom Baskets Bonn
DiLeo signed with Telekom Baskets Bonn in 2016. In 2017, he signed an extension to stay with the team until 2019 after averaging 5.1 points and 3.1 assists per game in EuroCup competition. DiLeo was selected as a reserve for the national team in the 2018 BBL All-Star Game. DiLeo was named a reserve for a second straight All-Star Game in 2019.
DiLeo is the son of former NBA coach and executive Tony DiLeo and former German Olympic basketball player Anna DiLeo. His younger brother, Max, played college basketball at Monmouth and currently also plays in the BBL for SC Rasta Vechta.
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