Zendon Hamilton

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Zendon Hamilton
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Personal information
Born (1975-04-27) April 27, 1975 (age 41)
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
1998–1999 CB Valladolid (Spain)
1999–2000 Dafni BC (Greece)
2000–2001 Los Angeles Clippers
2001–2002 Denver Nuggets
2003 Toronto Raptors
2003 Joventut Badalona (Spain)
2003 Yakima Sun Kings (CBA)
2003–2004 Philadelphia 76ers
2004–2005 Milwaukee Bucks
2005–2006 Cleveland Cavaliers
2006 Philadelphia 76ers
2006–2007 Śląsk Wrocław (Poland)
2007–2008 Enisey Krasnoyarsk (Russia)
2008–2009 Spartak Primorye (Russia)
2009–2010 Al-Jalaa SC (Syria)
2010–2011 Polytekhnika-Halychyna Lviv (Ukraine)
2012 Springfield Armor (NBA D-League)
2012 Institución Atlética Larre Borges (Uruguay)
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. 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, he was hired by the Idaho Stampede as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season.[3]


  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

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