Daniel Hackett

Daniel Lorenzo Hackett[1] (born December 19, 1987) is an Italian professional basketball player for CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. Standing at 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in), he can play at both the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Daniel Hackett
Daniel Hackett 0 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 20180209.jpg
Hackett with Bamberg in 2018
No. 10 – CSKA Moscow
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueVTB United League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1987-12-19) December 19, 1987 (age 33)
Forlimpopoli, Italy
NationalityItalian / American
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight97 kg (214 lb)
Career information
High schoolSt. John Bosco
(Bellflower, California)
CollegeUSC (2006–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Treviso
2010–2012VL Pesaro
2012–2013Siena
2013–2015Olimpia Milano
2015–2017Olympiacos
2017–2018Brose Bamberg
2018–presentCSKA Moscow
Career highlights and awards

Early lifeEdit

Daniel Hackett was born in Forlimpopoli, (Forlì-Cesena), Italy. He was born as the son of Rudy Hackett, an American professional basketball player, who played in both the ABA and the NBA, and an Italian mother. He grew up in Pesaro, Italy.

High school careerEdit

Hackett left Italy, to attend high school at St. John Bosco High School of Bellflower, California, in the United States.

College careerEdit

Hackett studied at the University of Southern California, where he played college basketball. Starting with his freshman year, he was the USC Trojans' point guard, and with the Trojans he played in the NCAA Tournament three times. On November 17, 2007, Hackett had his first triple double with the Trojans', putting on the score sheet 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists.

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, Hacket signed a one-year deal with Benetton Treviso of the Italian LBA.[2] In July 2010, he signed a two-year deal with Scavolini Pesaro.[3]

In 2012, he signed a two-year deal with the Italian team Montepaschi Siena.[4] In his first season with the team, he was named, both Italian League Finals and Italian Cup most valuable player. Also, in his first career EuroLeague season, he averaged 7.2 points, 3 assists, and 2.3 rebounds over 22 games. On December 24, 2013, he signed a three-year deal with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano.[5][6] On June 19, 2015, he parted ways with Milano.[7]

On July 15, 2015, Hackett signed a two-year contract with the Greek club Olympiacos.[8] With Olympiacos, he won the 2016 Greek League championship.

On July 5, 2017, Hackett signed a two-year contract with German club Brose Bamberg.[9] After one season, he parted ways with Brose and signed with the Russian club CSKA Moscow on July 17, 2018.[10]

International careerEdit

 
Daniel Hackett as a member of the senior Italian national team in 2012.

Hackett played with the Italian junior national teams. With Italy's junior national team, he played at the 2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he won a bronze medal. He averaged 9.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game at that tournament.[11]

Hackett was then a member of the senior men's Italian national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2011, in Lithuania. He was also a member of the senior Italian national team that took part in EuroBasket 2015, which started on 5 September.[12] He also played at the 2016 Turin FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game  FG%  Field goal percentage
 3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high     Led the league
Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 V.L. Pallacanestro Lega Basket Serie A 41 31.8 .475 .281 .680 3.8 2.6 2.4 .1 11.2
2012–13 Montepaschi EuroLeague 22 22.1 .414 .311 .722 2.3 3.0 1.0 .0 7.2
2013–14 Montepaschi/Olimpia Milano EuroLeague 27 28.7 .390 .346 .733 3.7 4.3 1.2 .0 10.9
2014–15 Olimpia Milano EuroLeague 24 28.7 .390 .250 .658 3.7 4.6 .8 .0 10.5
2015–16 Olympiacos EuroLeague 24 19.5 .481 .393 .813 2.3 2.3 .8 .1 8.1
2016–17 Olympiacos EuroLeague 11 14.3 .394 .267 .773 1.5 1.6 .5 .0 5.0
2017–18 Brose Bamberg German League 33 26.0 .461 .414 .841 4.0 4.4 .9 .0 10.3
2017–18 Brose Bamberg EuroLeague 26 24.0 .497 .369 .808 2.7 3.4 .4 .0 9.6
2018–19 CSKA Moscow EuroLeague 35 17.4 .434 .392 .825 1.8 1.7 .6 .0 6.0
2019–20 CSKA Moscow VTB United League 17 20.5 .421 .328 .814 2.8 2.8 .9 .1 10.2
Career All Leagues 260 23.9 .436 .338 .757 3.0 3.1 1.1 .1 9.2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daniel Lorenzo Hackett.
  2. ^ Daniel Hackett signs for Benetton
  3. ^ Vuelle Pesaro announces Daniel Hackett
  4. ^ "Montepaschi Siena signs combo guard Hackett". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Olimpia Welcomes Daniel Hackett". Olimpiamilano.com. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  6. ^ "EA7 EMPORIO ARMANI lands Daniel Hackett". Euroleague.net. Archived from the original on December 25, 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Olimpia Milano and Daniel Hackett officially part ways". Sportando.com. 19 June 2015. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Olympiacos tabs Hackett on a two-year deal". Euroleague.net. July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
  9. ^ "Brose Bamberg bags Hackett for backcourt". Euroleague.net. 5 July 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  10. ^ CSKA Moscow signs Daniel Hackett[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Daniel Hackett Main Statistics.
  12. ^ "Italy take their dream roster to Berlin". FIBAEurope.com. 2 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  13. ^ Daniel HACKETT (ITA).

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