Moon Tae-jong

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Moon Tae-jong (Korean문태종; Hanja文泰鐘; Jarod Cameron Stevenson; born 1 December 1975) is a South Korean professional basketball player who plays at the small forward position. He is 1.99 m in height. Moon played at the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship games, representing South Korea.

Moon Tae-jong
Jarod Cameron Stevenson
Moon Tae-Jong (Jarod Stevenson).jpeg
Moon playing with Korea at the 2014 World Cup
No. 4 – Ulsan Mobis Phoebus
PositionSmall forward
LeagueKorean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1975-12-01) December 1, 1975 (age 44)
Seoul, South Korea
NationalityAmerican / South Korean
Listed height199 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Listed weight96 kg (212 lb)
Career information
High schoolSeventy-First
(Fayetteville, North Carolina)
CollegeRichmond (1994–1998)
NBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career1998–2018
Career history
1998–1999SIG Strasbourg
1999–2000Cholet
2000–2001Connecticut Pride
2001Bnei Hertzliya
2001–2002De Vizia Avellino
2002–2004Bnei HaSharon
2004–2005Lokomotiv Rostov
2005–2006Fenerbahçe
2006–2007UNICS
2007–2008Akasvayu Girona
2008–2009Maroussi Athens
2009–2010Hemofarm Vršac
2010–2013Incheon ET Land Elephants
2013–2015Changwon LG Sakers
2015–2018Goyang Orion Orions
2018–presentUlsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus
Career highlights and awards
Moon Tae-jong
Hangul
문태종
Hanja
文泰鐘
Revised RomanizationMun Taejong
McCune–ReischauerMun T'aejong

College careerEdit

Moon played college basketball at the University of Richmond, with the Richmond Spiders, from 1994–1998 and he was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year in 1998. He led the Richmond Spiders to an upset of the #3 seeded University of South Carolina in the NCAA tournament the same year.

Professional careerEdit

Moon was named the 1999 French Cup Finals MVP, and he also played in the 2006 FIBA EuroChallenge All-Star Game.

AwardsEdit

CAAC Player of the Year -98
French Cup Finalist -99
French Cup Finals MVP -99
French Pro B MVP -99
French ProA All-Import Players 2nd Team -00
Israeli Cup Final Four -03
All-Israeli League 2nd Team -03, 04
Israeli Premier League Semifinals -04
Israeli League All-Imports 1st Team -04
FIBA Europe Cup North Conference Finalist -05
FIBA Europe Cup Finalist -05
FIBA Europe Cup Final Four All-Star Team -05
FIBA EuroCup All-Star Game -06 (3-Points Contest Winner)
Turkish Cup Semifinals -06
ULEB Cup Semifinals -07
Russian Cup Finalist -07
Russian A Superleague Regular Season Runner-Up -07
Russian A Superleague Finalist -07
Russian A Superleague All-Newcomers Team -07
Greek League Semifinals -08, 09
All-Greek League Forward of the Year -08
All-Greek League 1st Team -08
Greek A1 League All-Imports Team -08
Greek Cup Semifinals -09
All-Greek A1 League Forward of the Year -09
All-Greek A1 League 1st Team -09
Greek A1 League All-Imports Team -09
Adriatic League Semifinals -10
Korean KBL Regular Season Runner-Up -11
Korean KBL Semifinals -11
All-Korean KBL Forward of the Year -11
All-Korean KBL 1st Team -11
Korean KBL All-Domestic Players Team -11

Personal lifeEdit

Moon earned his South Korean citizenship in 2011, alongside his brother, Moon Tae-young (born Greg Stevenson), who was also a profession basketball player.[1] The Moon brothers were born to their Korean mother and African American father.[2] He has 3 children, 2 sons, 1 daughter.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Half-Korean basketball players gain citizenship" [주민등록증 받는 문태종·태영 … 허재가 더 좋아했다]. Korea Daily. July 22, 2011. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  2. ^ Liebsch, Jeff (December 5, 2011). "Moon Tae Young Finds His Way". Busan Haps Magazine. Retrieved September 12, 2014.

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