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Demetrius "Tree" Treadwell (born 10 November 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball for the Akron Zips before playing professionally in Argentina, Israel and France.

Demetrius Treadwell
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Treadwell playing for Akron in February 2014
Hapoel Tel Aviv
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1991-11-10) November 10, 1991 (age 27)
Cleveland, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolEuclid (Euclid, Ohio)
CollegeAkron (2011–2014)
NBA draft2015 / Undrafted
Playing career2015–present
Career history
2015Estudiantes Concordia
2015–2016Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2016–2017Hapoel Afula
2017–2018Hapoel Eilat
2018–2019Nanterre 92
2019–presentHapoel Tel Aviv
Career highlights and awards


Early life and college careerEdit

Treadwell attended Euclid High School in Euclid, Ohio, where he averaged 22.9 points, 16.6 rebounds, 5.0 blocks, 3.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game as a senior. Treadwell earned second team, All-Ohio honors.[1]

Treadwell played college basketball for University of Akron's Zips, where he led the Zips to win the 2013 MAC Tournament and was named the Finals MVP in his sophomore year.[2]

In his junior year at Akron, he averaged 15.1 points, 8.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, becoming the first Zip to average at least 15 points and 8 rebounds since Mark Alberts in 1992-93. On March 10, 2014, Treadwell was earned a spot in the All-MAC First-team.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Argentina (2015)Edit

On January 16, 2015, Treadwell started his professional career with Argentinian team Estudiantes Concordia, signing for the rest of the season.[4] On March 24, 2015, Treadwell recorded a career-high 32 points, shooting 12-of-16 from the field, along with 10 rebounds in a 94–64 win over Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca.[5]

Israel (2015–2018)Edit

On August 26, 2015, Treadwell signed a one-year deal with the Israeli team Hapoel Gilboa Galil of the Liga Leumit.[6] He played 35 games for Gilboa Galil and averaged a double-double of 20.2 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. That season, Treadwell helped Gilboa Galil promote to the Israeli Premier League, alongside his teammates Jason Siggers and Joaquin Szuchman.[7]

On August 25, 2016, Treadwell signed with Hapoel Afula for the 2016–17 season.[8]

On July 18, 2017, Treadwell signed a one-year deal with Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Premier League.[9] On May 7, 2018, Treadwell recorded a season-high 23 points, shooting 9-of-15 from the field, along with 14 rebounds and 3 blocks in a 74–69 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv.[10] Treadwell helped Eilat reach the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Hapoel Holon. He finished the season as the Israeli League Rebounding Leader (9.2 per game) and also averaged 12.9 points and 2 assists per game.

France (2018–2019)Edit

On July 20, 2018, Treadwell signed with the French team Nanterre 92 for the 2018–19 season.[11] Treadwell helped Nanterre reach the 2019 Champions League Quarterfinals, where they eventually were eliminated by Virtus Bologna.

Return to Israel (2019–present)Edit

On July 1, 2019, Treadwell returned to Israel for a second stint, signing a one-year deal with Hapoel Tel Aviv.[12]


  1. ^ "Demetrius Treadwell - Akron Athletics". Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Demetrius Treadwell shines through MAC Tournament". March 16, 2013. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "Demetrius Treadwell leads three Akron Zips on All-MAC men's and women's first team". March 10, 2014. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  4. ^ "Estudiantes se sigue moviendo: llega Demetrius Treadwell". (in Spanish). January 16, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "Weber Bahia Estudiantes 64 at Estudiantes Concordia 94 - Box Score". March 24, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  6. ^ "נשלמה מלאכת בניית הסגל לעונה הבאה". (in Hebrew). August 26, 2015. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "גלבוע/גליל בליגת העל אחרי 52:68 במשחק 5". (in Hebrew). May 27, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  8. ^ "חוזר לעמק: טרידוול בעפולה". (in Hebrew). August 25, 2016.
  9. ^ "Demetrius Treadwell signs with Hapoel Eilat". July 18, 2017. Archived from the original on September 12, 2017. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  10. ^ "Winner League, Game 29: Hapoel Eilat Vs M. Tel-Aviv". May 7, 2018. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  11. ^ "Nanterre 92 signs Dominic Waters and Demetrius Treadwell". July 20, 2018. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  12. ^ "זר ראשון להפועל ת"א: דימיטריוס טרדוול". (in Hebrew). July 1, 2019. Retrieved July 1, 2019.

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