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Juvonte Reddic (born May 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for Falco KC Szombathely of the Hungarian League. A 6'9 power forward, Reddic played college basketball for Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

Juvonte Reddic
Juvonte Reddic.jpg
Reddic warms up before a game in November, 2013.
No. 1 – Falco
PositionPower forward
LeagueHungarian League
Personal information
Born (1992-05-23) May 23, 1992 (age 27)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High schoolQuality Education Academy
(Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
CollegeVCU (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2015Virtus Bologna
2015–2016Canton Charge
2016–2017Kolossos Rodou
2017–2018Belfius Mons-Hainaut
2018–presentFalco Szombathely
Career highlights and awards

College careerEdit

Reddic chose VCU over Maryland, Ole Miss and Oklahoma out of Quality Education Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.[1] As a freshman, Reddic was a role player, but did contribute to the Rams' run to the 2011 NCAA Final Four. He moved into the starting lineup as a sophomore, averaging 10.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game and earning third-team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors.[2]

As a junior and senior, Reddic became one of the top big men in the Atlantic 10 Conference, earning second-team all-conference honors both seasons and earned national recognition in his senior season as he was one of 50 players nationally added to the John R. Wooden Award watch list for national player of the year.[3] Reddic finished with 1,438 points and 895 rebounds for his career.[4]

Professional careerEdit

2014–15 seasonEdit

Following the close of his college career, Reddic was not drafted in the 2014 NBA draft. On August 6, 2014, he signed with Victoria Libertas Pesaro of Italy for the 2014–15 season.[5] In January 2015, he left Pesaro and signed with Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna for the rest of the season.[6][7]

2015–16 seasonEdit

In July 2015, Reddic joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2015 NBA Summer League.[8] On October 31, Reddic was selected by the Canton Charge in the third round of the 2015 NBA Development League draft.[9][10]

2016–17 seasonEdit

On August 22, 2016, Reddic signed with the Greek team Kolossos Rodou.[11] He was voted as the Greek Basket League MVP of the 1st round.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VCU lands post player Juvonte Reddic". Richmond Times-Dispatch. March 22, 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  2. ^ Davis, Marc (March 2, 2012). "Four VCU players earn All-CAA honors". wtoc.com. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  3. ^ Fagan, Ryan (November 12, 2013). "Wooden Award 2013–14 Watch List Released". Sporting News. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  4. ^ Pearrell, Tim (August 5, 2014). "Reddic signs to play in Italy". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  5. ^ Consultinvest Pesaro announces rookie Juvonte Reddic
  6. ^ Virtus Bologna pursuing Juvonte Reddic
  7. ^ Virtus Bologna lands Juvonte Reddic
  8. ^ BROOKLYN NETS ANNOUNCE SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER AND SCHEDULE
  9. ^ "2015 NBA D-League Draft Board". NBA.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  10. ^ "Charge Select Five Players in 2015 NBA D-League Draft". OurSportsCentral.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  11. ^ Kolossos sign Juvonte Reddic A1Basket.gr
  12. ^ BasketLeague Greece 2016-2016 First Round statistics and leaders A1Basket.gr

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