A. J. Hess - A. J. Hess

A. J. Hess
Personal information
Birth Phoenix, Arizona
United States flag United States
January 20 , 1994 (26 years)
Nationality (s) United States flag U.S
ArmeniaArmenian flag Armenia
Height 2,01 m (6 7 )
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Sports race
Sport Basketball
College team Southern Utah (2012-2016)
South Dakota State (2016-2017)
Professional club
NBA Draft Not Chosen, 2017
Club Aix Maurienne Savoie Basket
League Pro B
Position Listen
Dorsal (s) 33
Selection Armenian flag Armenia
Trajectory

AJ Hess ( Phoenix , Arizona , January 20, 1994) is a baloncestista US belonging to the staff of the Aix Maurienne Savoie Basket of the Pro B , France's second division. At 2.01 meters tall, he plays in the guard position .

Sports career

college

He played four seasons with the Thunderbirds from the University of Southern Utah , although the last one was cut short by injury, [ 1 ] in which he averaged 8.8 points , 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 Assists per game . [ 2 ]

Precisely because of the injury, he was allowed to play one more season in the NCAA , being transferred once he graduated to South Dakota State from South Dakota State University , [ 3 ] in which he averaged 9.5 points and 3 , 5 rebounds per game. [ 2 ]

Professional

After not being chosen in the 2017 NBA draft , in July he signed his first professional contract with the Swiss team of Starwings Basel . [ 4 ] He played one season as a starter, averaging 15.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. [ 5 ]

In July 2018 he signed for the Belgian team Belfius Mons-Hainaut , [ 6 ] but only played thirteen games, in which he averaged 5.2 points and 1.5 rebounds. [ 5 ]

He did not return to a professional team until in February 2019 the Wisconsin Herds acquired their rights from their owner, the Canton Charge . [ 7 ] He finished the season averaging 7.2 points and 1.6 rebounds, [ 5 ] which earned him to renew one more season.

References

  1. gojacks.com AJ Hess Bio , accessed July 1, 2020
  2. a b sports-reference.com Raynere Thornton Stats , accessed July 1, 2020
  3. deseret.com Southern Utah guard A.J. Hess transferring to South Dakota State, consultado el 1 de julio de 2020
  4. bzbasel.ch Starwings grab a rookie with AJ Hess who promises a lot , consultado el 1 de julio de 2020
  5. a b c realgm.com AJ Hess at Realgm , accessed July 1, 2020
  6. dhnet.be AJ Hess, the new American winger of Mons , consultado el 1 de julio de 2020
  7. oursportscentral.com Wisconsin Herd Acquires A.J. Hess in Trade with Canton Charge, consultado el 1 de julio de 2020

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