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Brandon Hunter was an American professional basketball player. After a collegiate career with Ohio University, leading the NCAA in rebounding in 2002–03, he was selected as a 56th pick by the Boston Celtics in the 2003 NBA draft. After playing one season apiece for the Celtics and the Orlando Magic in the NBA, he started a journeyman playing career, mostly in Europe.

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How old was Brandon Hunter?

He was 42 years 9 Month(s) 19 day(s) old.

How tall was Brandon Hunter?

He was In feet: 6 feet 7 inch, in meter: 2.007m, in centimeter: 200.66cm and in inch: 79 inches tall.

Brandon Hunter Biography and Wiki:

He was a professional American Basketball player. His nickname was Brandon. Do you know? What was the Date of birth of Brandon Hunter? Where was born Brandon Hunter? He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States on 24 November, 1980 (Monday) . When die Brandon Hunter? Where die Brandon Hunter? How died Brandon Hunter? He died at United States on 12 September, 2023 (Tuesday) for his death has not been disclosed to the public. Everybody want to know that how much age of Brandon Hunter? Age of Brandon Hunter was 42 years 9 Month(s) 19 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Brandon Hunter? His Country name was United States, Nationality was American and Americas Continent. Always came question from mind that What religion does Brandon Hunter belong to? He belong to Christianity Religion.

Brandon Hunter Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Brandon Hunter? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Brandon Hunter was In feet: 6 feet 7 inch, in meter: 2.007m, in centimeter: 200.66cm and in inch: 79 inches & Weight was 121 Kg. Also His eye color was Brown. & hair color was Black.

Brandon Hunter Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Brandon Hunter? Brandon Hunter studied from school- Withrow High School; college- Ohio University ; . What is Educational Qualification of Brandon Hunter? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification was graduated.

Brandon Hunter Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So His father name was James & mother name was Brenda. If you need to know marital status of Brandon Hunter, He got married . His wife name was Mary Hunter. Also Brandon Hunter son(s) name was Andrew, Tristan

Brandon Hunter Net worth & Luxury:

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Career

Career information

  • High school Withrow (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • College Ohio (1999–2003)
  • NBA draft 2003: 2nd round, 56th overall pick
  • Selected by the Boston Celtics
  • Playing career 2003–2013
  • Position Power forward
  • Number 56, 34


Career history

  • 2003–2004 Boston Celtics
  • 2004–2005 Orlando Magic
  • 2005 Sioux Falls Skyforce
  • 2006 Panathinaikos
  • 2006 Carpisa Napoli
  • 2006–2007 TDShop.it Livorno
  • 2007–2008 Angelico Biella
  • 2008 Capitanes de Arecibo
  • 2008–2009 Premiata Montegranaro
  • 2009–2010 Hapoel Jerusalem
  • 2010–2011 Aliağa Petkim
  • 2011 Ventspils
  • 2011–2012 BBC Bayreuth
  • 2012–2013 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
  • 2013 Entente Orléanaise
  • 2013 ALM Évreux Basket
  • 2013 Club Atlético Aguada


Career highlights and awards

  • NCAA rebounding leader (2003)
  • 3× First-team All-MAC (2001–2003)
  • MAC All-Freshman Team (2000)


High school career

He attended Withrow High School in his hometown of Cincinnati. With the Tigers he averaged 13 points and 11 rebounds as they reached the state semifinals during his junior year. He committed to Ohio, playing in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) of the NCAA Division I, prior to his senior year.

In 2017, Brandon was inducted into the Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame with Xavier product and NBA standout Tyrone Hill, Horace Pumphrey (football), Joe Brefeld (baseball, basketball, football) and Skyler Willis (volleyball, track).[

College career

Hunter ranked third for scoring (11.3 ppg) and second in rebounds (6.2 rpg) during his freshman year in 1999–2000, leading to a selection to the MAC All-Freshman Team.

Playing more than nearly 33 minutes per game (first for the team) during his sophomore year, he finished in the conference top five for scoring (18.1 ppg) and rebounding (9.4 rpg, 23rd in nation). Good performances in the MAC tournament, including a record 32 free throw attempts in three games, led to a selection to the All-Tournament Team, also making the 2001 All-MAC First Team.

His junior season provided similar numbers, again leading the team in minutes, scoring (17.3 ppg) and rebounding (9.1 rpg, 41st in nation), with a successive All-MAC First Team selection. He declared as an early entry candidate for the NBA draft in May 2002 but he did not hire an agent – retaining his eligibility – and declared he would withdraw if he wasn't considered "first-round material",[3] which he did later.

He reached his college career peak as a senior, leading the whole NCAA Division I in 2002–03 with 12.6 rebounds on average. Hunter added 21.5 points, 2.6 assists, 1.2 blocks and 0.8 steals on average, also leading the nation in doubles-doubles (24). Four MAC Player of the Week nominations would lead to his third consecutive All-MAC First Team selection, on par with former Bobcat Gary Trent, he also led his team in scoring and rebounding for the third season in a row.

His career 1,103 rebounds and 2,012 points allowed him to join the exclusive 2,000 point, 1,000 rebound club. As of 2015 he ranks as the best rebounder in Ohio University history, the fifth best scorer, joint ninth best shot blocker (87), also ranking first in free throws made (561 out of 923, also first).

Professional career

NBA

Hunter was selected as a second round draft choice (56th overall) by the Boston Celtics in the 2003 NBA draft. He played in the Reebok Pro Summer League with the Celtics, averaging 16.3 points (fifth for the league, second for the Celtics) and leading the Celtics with 8.2 rebounds per game (third overall, ahead of Udonis Haslem and LeBron James) in 32.8 minutes per game (first for the Celtics), being named to the tournament first team alongside Devin Brown of the San Antonio Spurs and Donny Marshall of the New Jersey Nets. This led to him signing a contract with the Celtics in July 2003.

He played his first NBA game on 9 January 2004, wearing the number 56 as a symbolic nod to his draft position. He played 36 games for the Celtics in his rookie season, averaging 3.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in his rookie season. He played in 3 of the 4 games of the playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, who swept the Celtics in four games.

Hunter was left unprotected by the Celtics and was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2004 NBA Expansion Draft on 22 June 2004. He didn't play a season game for the Bobcats as he was traded to the Orlando Magic for Keith Bogans on 1 November 2004. In Orlando he averaged 3.1 points and 2.2 rebounds on average in 31 games.

Hunter's final NBA game ended up being during his time with the Magic. His final game was played on April 20, 2005 in a 93–98 loss to the Miami Heat where he recorded 4 points and 3 rebounds.

He was signed by the Milwaukee Bucks as a free-agent in September 2005 but was waived a month later. After a stint with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the Continental Basketball Association Hunter moved overseas.

Brandon was then signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers on 3 October 2006 joining LeBron James and playing in the NBA Summer League before being released two weeks later.

In 2007, he returned to the US and played in the 2007 Summer League for the New Jersey Nets.

International

The American joined Panathinaikos of the Greek Basket League in 2006, playing in two league games and two Euroleague games, after a hand injury in one of the latter games, he was released.

He then joined Carpisa Napoli of the Italian Serie A in March 2006.

Returning to the U.S. after the end of the season, he was signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers on 3 October 2006, playing in the NBA Summer League before being released two weeks later.

Hunter then returned to Italy, signing with TDShop.it Livorno where he played for the 2006–07 season as Livorno finished last.

After a 2007 Summer League participation for the New Jersey Nets yielded no contract, he joined his third Serie A team, Angelico Biella where he played the whole Serie A season.

He joined Capitanes de Arecibo of the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional later in 2008, leaving in May over disagreements due to him attending tryouts in the U.S., he then played in the Summer League for the New York Knicks.

Hunter returned to Italy for the fourth consecutive year, this time with Premiata Montegranaro, he finished the 2008–09 season as the league's best rebounder.

He joined Hapoel Jerusalem of the Israeli Basketball Super League for the 2009–10 season, with Hapoel reaching the Final Four, whilst they also reached Europe's second tier Eurocup quarterfinals, with Hunter contributing two week MVP performances, in January,[9] and March 2010.[10]

Hunter joined Aliağa Petkim of the Turkish Basketball League, playing part of 2010–11 there before finishing the season with Latvians BK Ventspils.

In 2011–2012 he played with German side BBC Bayreuth in the Basketball Bundesliga.

Returning to Israel, he joined Hapoel Gilboa Galil, playing there until January 2013, when he joined French team Orléans Loiret Basket in the Pro A as an injury replacement player.[11] He stayed until April 2013, again signing as an injury replacement for French team ALM Évreux Basket, of the second division Pro B.

A stint with Uruguayan champion Club Atlético Aguada of the Liga Uruguaya de Basketball from August to November 2013 was his last playing experience.

Coaching career

Hunter coached in the Cincinnati area with the private coaching service CoachUp.

FAQ:

What was the profession of Brandon Hunter?

His profession was Basketball player.

Where was Brandon Hunter Born?

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

What was the Date of Death of Brandon Hunter?

The date of death was 12 September, 2023 (Tuesday) of Brandon Hunter.

What was the death of cause of Brandon Hunter?

Brandon Hunter death of cause was his death has not been disclosed to the public.

What was the Date of Birth of Brandon Hunter?

The date of birth was 24 November, 1980 (Monday) of Brandon Hunter.

Who are parents of Brandon Hunter?

His parents are James & Brenda

Who was wife of Brandon Hunter?

His wife name was Mary Hunter.

Who are childrens of Brandon Hunter?

His childrens are Andrew, Tristan

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