Trey Gilder

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Trey Gilder
No. 2 – Panteras de Miranda
Position Small forward
League Liga Profesional de Baloncesto
Personal information
Born (1985-01-24) January 24, 1985 (age 32)
Dallas, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas)
College McNeese State (2003–2004)
Tyler JC (2004–2006)
Northwestern State (2006–2008)
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present
Career history
2008–2009 Colorado 14ers (D-League)
2009 Memphis Grizzlies
2009–2010 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
2010 Albuquerque Thunderbirds (D-League)
2010 Zagreb (Croatia)
2010–2011 Sydney Kings (Australia)
2012 Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
2012 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2012 Cañeros de La Romana (D. Republic)
2013 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2014 Halcones de Xalapa (Mexico)
2014 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
2015 Austin Spurs (D-League)
2015 Westchester Knicks (D-League)
2015–present Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela)
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA D-League champion (2009)
  • NBA D-League All-Star (2010)
  • First-team All-Southland (2008)

George "Trey" Gilder III (born January 24, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Panteras de Miranda of the Venezuelan Liga Profesional de Baloncesto (LPB). He played college basketball for McNeese State, Tyler Junior College and Northwestern State.

High school career[edit]

Gilder attended DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas where he was a member of the 2003 Texas 5A State Championship winning team.[1]

College career[edit]

In 2003–04, Gilder played briefly for McNeese State University before playing for Tyler Junior College from 2004 to 2006.[2]

Gilder played two years at Northwestern State University from 2006 to 2008. He averaged 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game over his Northwestern State college career.[3] Gilder was named to the 2006–07 Southland Conference All-Tournament Team in his first year with the Demons. He went on to be named to the 2007–08 first-team All-Southland Conference after leading the Demons in points (16.4) and rebounds (6.2) as a senior, finishing ninth in school history in points in a single season (542).[4]

Professional career[edit]

2008–09 season[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft, Gilder was selected by the Colorado 14ers in the second round of the 2008 NBA Development League Draft on November 7, 2008. He went on to help the 14ers win the 2009 NBA D-League championship as he averaged 13.6 points in 54 games on the season.[5]

2009–10 season[edit]

In July 2009, Gilder joined the Memphis Grizzlies for the 2009 NBA Summer League and later signed with the team on August 27, 2009.[6] However, he was waived by the Grizzlies on November 5 after appearing in six preseason games and two regular season games.[7] On November 30, he was acquired by the Maine Red Claws.[4] On March 5, 2010, he was traded to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds in exchange for Kurt Looby.[8]

2010–11 season[edit]

In July 2010, Gilder joined the Orlando Magic for the Orlando Summer League and the Atlanta Hawks for the Las Vegas Summer League. In November 2010, he signed with KK Zagreb of the Croatian A-1 Liga[9] but lasted just two games for parting ways with the club. On December 7, 2010, he signed with the Sydney Kings for the rest of the 2010–11 NBL season.[10][11] In 20 games for the Kings, he averaged 13.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.[12]

2011–12 season[edit]

On December 12, 2011, Gilder signed with the Utah Jazz.[13] However, he was later waived by the Jazz on December 21, 2011.[14] Having held the returning players rights of Gilder following the name change from the New Mexico Thunderbirds, the Canton Charge traded his rights to the Sioux Falls Skyforce on January 3, 2012.[15]

2012 off-season[edit]

On April 18, 2012, Gilder signed with Trotamundos de Carabobo of Venezuela for the rest of the 2012 LPB season.[16] In July 2012, he joined the Miami Heat for the 2012 NBA Summer League, and the following month, he signed with Cañeros de La Romana of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto.[17]

2012–13 season[edit]

On September 26, 2012, Gilder signed with the Utah Jazz, returning to the franchise for a second stint.[18] However, he was waived again on October 18, 2012 after appearing in two preseason games.[19] In February 2013, he returned to Trotamundos de Carabobo but left the team after two months.

2013–14 season[edit]

On February 21, 2014, Gilder signed with Halcones de Xalapa of Mexico for the rest of the 2013–14 (LNBP season.[20] He later returned to Trotamundos in May for a third stint.

2014–15 season[edit]

On January 28, 2015, Gilder was acquired by the Austin Spurs.[21] On February 17, he was traded to the Westchester Knicks in exchange for the returning player rights of Richard Howell.[22]

2015–16 season[edit]

On December 20, 2015, Gilder signed with Panteras de Miranda of the Venezuelan League.[23]

Personal[edit]

Gilder is the son of Judith Hawkins, and he has a brother, Keri.[24]

References[edit]

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