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Adam Hess (born April 4, 1981) is an American-German retired professional basketball player who last played for Phoenix Hagen in Germany's Basketball Bundesliga.[1] He previously played for ratiopharm Ulm.[2] After graduating from William & Mary in 2004, Hess began his career overseas with ČEZ Nymburk in the Czech Republic's National Basketball League. In his two seasons with the team, he was named an All-Star and his team won league championships. Hess has acquired German citizenship and is eligible to play for German national teams if he chooses.[3]

Adam Hess
Personal information
Born (1981-04-04) April 4, 1981 (age 38)
Warren, Michigan
NationalityAmerican / German
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolGrosse Pointe South
(Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan)
NBA draft2004 / Undrafted
Playing career2004–present
PositionSmall forward
Career history
2004–2006ČEZ Nymburk
2006–2007Artland Dragons
2007–2008Chorale Roanne
2008–2009Artland Dragons
2010–2012Artland Dragons
2012–2013Phoenix Hagen
2013–2015ratiopharm Ulm
2015–2016Phoenix Hagen
Career highlights and awards
  • NBLCR champion (2005, 2006)
  • 2× NBLCR All-Star (2005, 2006)
  • 2× First-team All-CAA (2003, 2004)
  • CAA Male Scholar Athlete of the Year (2004)


  1. ^ "Adam Hess moves to Phoenix Hagen". June 3, 2015. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Adam Hess joins Ratiopharm Ulm". Court Side. 2013. Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Dearth, Sonny (July 5, 2013). "Star Track: Former W&M basketball standout Adam Hess signs with German pro team ratiopharm Ulm". Daily Press. Retrieved August 18, 2013.

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