Golan Gutt

Golan Gutt (Hebrew: גולן גוט‎; born November 7, 1994) is an Israeli professional basketball player for Ironi Ness Ziona of the Israeli Premier League. Standing at 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), Gutt plays at the shooting guard position.

Golan Gutt
גולן גוט
Golan Gutt Nes Tziona.jpg
Gutt playing for Ironi Nes Ziona, 2016
No. 14 – Ironi Ness Ziona
PositionShooting guard
LeagueIsraeli Basketball Premier League
Personal information
Born (1994-11-07) November 7, 1994 (age 26)
Netanya, Israel
NationalityIsraeli
Listed height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Career information
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2011–2013Hapoel Lev Hasharon
2013–2015Hapoel Tel Aviv
2014–2015Maccabi Ra'anana
2015–2016Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2016–2020Ironi Nes Ziona
2020–2021Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2021–presentIroni Ness Ziona
Career highlights and awards

Early yearsEdit

Gutt was born in Netanya, Israel. He played for Even Yehuda youth teams. In 2012, Gutt joined KK Split youth academy in Croatia.

Professional careerEdit

Early years (2011–2016)Edit

 
Gutt with Maccabi Rishon LeZion in September 2015

Gutt started his professional career with Hapoel Lev Hasharon of the Liga Leumit in the 2011–12 season.

On August 11, 2013, Gutt signed a three-year contract with Hapoel Tel Aviv.[1] In his second season with Hapoel Tel Aviv, Gutt was loaned to Maccabi Ra'anana of the Liga Leumit. In 12 games for Ra'anana, he averaged 6.1 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist per game.

On July 23, 2015, Gutt signed a two-year contract with Maccabi Rishon LeZion.[2] He helped Rishon LeZion win the 2016 Israeli League championship

Ironi Nes Ziona (2016–2020)Edit

On August 23, 2016, Gutt signed a two-year deal with Ironi Nes Ziona of the Liga Leumit.[3] In his first season with Nes Ziona, Gutt helped Nes Ziona promote to the Israeli Premier League. On November 7, 2017, Gutt scored a season-high 21 points in his 23rd birthday, shooting 6-for-6 from three-point range in an 87–77 win over Maccabi Ashdod.[4]

On July 10, 2018, Gutt signed a one-year contract extension with Ironi Nes Ziona.[5] On May 20, 2019, Gutt recorded a career-high 23 points, along with four rebounds, two assists and three steals in a 91–90 win over Hapoel Gilboa Galil.[6] In 36 Israeli League games played during the 2018–19 season, he averaged 10.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game. Gutt helped Nes Ziona reach the 2019 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually were eliminated by Hapoel Eilat.

On July 8, 2019, Gutt re-signed with Nes Ziona for the 2019–20 season.[7]

Maccabi Rishon LeZion (2020–2021)Edit

On August 10, 2020, Gutt returned to Maccabi Rishon LeZion, signing a one-year deal.[8]

Ironi Ness Ziona (2021–present)Edit

On July 20, 2021, he has signed with Ironi Ness Ziona of the Israeli Basketball Super League (IBSL).

National team careerEdit

Gutt is a member of the Israeli national basketball team. On February 21, 2019, Gutt made his first appearance for the Israeli team in an 81–77 win over Germany, scoring eight points off the bench.[9]

Gutt was also a member of the Israeli Under-20 national team. In July 2014, he participated in the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, where he averaged 8.7 points and 3 rebounds per game.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Gutt's father, Danny, is a former professional basketball player and current coach. Gutt is also the nephew of the former basketball player and current head coach David Blatt and cousin of current basketball player Tamir Blatt.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "קרלון בראון חתם לעונה בהפועל ת"א". nrg.co.il (in Hebrew). August 11, 2013. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "גולן גוט חתם בראשל"צ: "יש לי תחושה טובה"". nrg.co.il (in Hebrew). July 23, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "נשאר כתום: גולן גוט חתם בעירוני נס ציונה". one.co.il (in Hebrew). August 23, 2016. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  4. ^ ""הכל התחבר לי, הקבוצה חיפשה אותי"". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). November 7, 2017. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "נשאר כתום: גולן גוט ממשיך בנס ציונה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 10, 2018. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Winner League, Game 33: Gilboa Galil Vs Nes Ziona". basket.co.il. May 20, 2019. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  7. ^ "שומרים על הסגל: גוט ממשיך בלב המושבה". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "Golan Gutt returns to Maccabi Rishon". Sportando. August 10, 2020. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  9. ^ "Israel v Germany boxscore - FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers". fiba.basketball. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Gutt at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  11. ^ "קשר משפחתי: הבנים של בלאט ודני גוט במכביה". ynet.co.il (in Hebrew). June 25, 2013. Retrieved October 13, 2018.

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