Zendon Hamilton

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Zendon Hamilton
Zendon Hamilton.jpg
Texas Legends
Position Assistant coach
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1975-04-27) April 27, 1975 (age 42)
Floral Park, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Sewanhaka (Floral Park, New York)
College St. John's (1994–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2012
Position Center
Career history
As player:
1998–1999 CB Valladolid
1999–2000 Dafni BC
2000–2001 Los Angeles Clippers
2001–2002 Denver Nuggets
2003 Toronto Raptors
2003 Joventut Badalona
2003 Yakima Sun Kings
2003–2004 Philadelphia 76ers
2004–2005 Milwaukee Bucks
2005–2006 Cleveland Cavaliers
2006 Philadelphia 76ers
2006–2007 Śląsk Wrocław
2007–2008 Enisey Krasnoyarsk
2008–2009 Spartak Primorye
2009–2010 Al-Jalaa SC
2010–2011 Polytekhnika-Halychyna Lviv
2012 Springfield Armor
2012 Institución Atlética Larre Borges
As coach:
2013–2014 Idaho Stampede (assistant)
2016–present Texas Legends (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 585
Rebounds 464
Steals 39

Zendon Alphonso Hamilton (born April 29, 1975) is a former American professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League. He played in the National Basketball Association from 2000 to 2006.

Amateur career[edit]

Hamilton, a 6'11" center played high school basketball at Floral Park, New York's Sewanhaka High School.[1] Hamilton played college basketball at St. John's University, where he was a part of the same recruiting class as SI cover boy Felipe López.

Pro career[edit]

Hamilton began his NBA career in the 2000–01 NBA season with the Los Angeles Clippers. He had previously played with the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA pre-season in 1999, but he did not play in any official NBA games with Dallas. He has also played for the Denver Nuggets, the Toronto Raptors, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was signed on October 1, 2006, by the Portland Trail Blazers, but after the pre-season he was waived on October 25, 2006, without playing any regular season games with the club.

In February 2007, he joined Śląsk Wrocław. In the summer of 2007, he moved to Russia and signed with Enisey Krasnoyarsk. In 2008, he joined Spartak Primorje. In 2010, he joined Polytekhnika-Halychyna Lviv. In 2012, he joined Larre Borges of Uruguay.[2]


In October 2013, Hamilton was hired by the Idaho Stampede as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season.[3]

On October 18, 2016, Hamilton was hired by the Texas Legends to be an assistant coach.[4]


  1. ^ " HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL; New York Area Is Teeming With Talent", The New York Times, December 12, 1993. Accessed December 27, 2007. "ZENDON HAMILTON of Sewanhaka, is rated the best senior big man in the nation by various prep school magazines, including Street & Smith."
  2. ^ Zendon Hamilton. Latinbasket
  3. ^ Blazers Hire Rob Werdann, Zendon Hamilton As Idaho Stampede Assistant Coaches
  4. ^ Legends Add Three Assistants to Coaching Staff

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