De’Andre Hunter is a professional basketball player, who is currently playing for the Atlanta Hawks as their small forward. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he attended Friends’ Central School. At a young age, he took interest in playing basketball.

High School and College Career

As a freshman, Hunter had recorded an average of 21.6 points with 11.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists, and he was hailed as the Pennsylvania Class AA Player of the Year. In 2016, he contributed 23.5 points with 9.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game, making him one of the best small forwards in his class.

Hunter became a redshirt freshman when he entered college. During the 2018 ACC Tournament and the 2018 NCAA Tournament, he wasn’t able to play because he broke his wrist. After his recovery, he was able to be one of the key players to help the number win against Virginia University.

Team Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.03 m / 100 kg
Born 2 Dec 1997
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Atlanta Hawks Atlanta Hawks 2019 - present

In his sophomore season, he contributed 15.2 points with 5.1 rebounds and helped his team to win in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. After his successful stint, he announced to join the 2019 NBA Draft.

NBA Career

In June 2019, he pursued to participate in the 2019 NBA Draft, where he was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers. However, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks. In October 2019, he debuted as a professional basketball player against the Detroit Pistons and contributed 14 points.

His best record was 33 points when they played against the Milwaukee Bucks. Unfortunately, he suffered a knee injury when they were matched against the Washington Wizards, so he wasn’t able to play.

In February 2022, he posted 23 points against the Toronto Raptors with 4 rebounds and lost the game.

Team History:

2019–present - Atlanta Hawks

Achievements:

  • 2018 ACC Sixth Man of the Year
  • 2019 NABC Defensive Player of theYear
  • 2019 NCAA Champion

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