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Nate James Reinking (born 12 December 1973) is a retired British-American professional basketball point guard who last played for the Sheffield Sharks. He is currently the head coach for the Canton Charge of the NBA G League. He served as an assistant coach for the Great Britain National Team under Joe Prunty from 2013 to 2017.

Nate Reinking
Canton Charge
PositionHead coach
LeagueNBA Gatorade League
Personal information
Born (1973-12-12) 12 December 1973 (age 45)
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
NationalityBritish/American
Listed height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Career information
High schoolGalion (Galion, Ohio)
CollegeKent State (1992–1996)
NBA draft1996 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2012
PositionPoint guard
Coaching career2013–present
Career history
As player:
1996–1998Leicester Riders
1998–1999Derby Storm
1999–2005Sheffield Sharks
2005–2007Bree
2007–2010Belfius Mons-Hainaut
2010–2011Mersey Tigers
2011–2012Sheffield Sharks
As coach:
2013–2015Canton Charge (assistant)
2016–presentCanton Charge

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Professional careerEdit

Having graduated from Kent State University, Reinking came to England and signed with the British Basketball League club Leicester Riders in 1996. He averaged 18.3 points per game and 3.0 rebounds per game in his first season for the Midlands team. In 1998, Nate joined Riders' rivals the Derby Storm, where he posted 17.9 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game. The following season, he moved further north again to sign with the Sheffield Sharks, where he spent six seasons before moving to the Belgian League and Euphony Bree in 2005, and then onto Dexia Mons-Hainaut in 2007.

CoachingEdit

In October 2013, Reinking was hired by the Canton Charge as an assistant coach for the 2013–14 season. After Jordi Fernandez accepted an assistant coach job with the Nuggets, Reinking was promoted to Head Coach of the Canton Charge.[1]

British national teamEdit

Reinking was also a member of the Great Britain national basketball team. He played at the EuroBasket 2009 and the 2012 Summer Olympics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nate Reinking Named Charge Head Coach". NBA.com. September 27, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016.

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