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“I’m super excited, it’s an amazing opportunity and will get better”: Devon Hall is coming to Milano

20/06/2021
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Olimpia Milano has signed for two years Devon Hall. Born in Virginia Beach, on July 7, 1995, 1.96 mt, guard, Hall is coming from Brose Bamberg, with whom he played in the German league and the FIBA ​​BCL. “We focused on Hall because he is a young player, who is constantly growing, with the athletic, technical and human profile we were looking for – says Olimpia general manager, Christos Stavropoulos – We are convinced that he has the quality to be part of our project.” “I’m super excited to be part of such a historic club like Olimpia. It’s an amazing opportunity to compete at the highest level in Europe and also to get better as a player while working under a great coaching staff,” Hall said.

HIS CAREER – Devon Hall grew up in Virginia Beach, attended Cape Henry Collegiate High School and later spent four years at Virginia University where he improved dramatically in his senior year when he averaged 11.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game, and shot 44.3 percent from three-point range for a team ranked at number 1 nationally. On January 14, 2018, he scored a career-high 25 points against North Carolina State. In 2018, he was named to the All-ACC second team. After averaging 17.3 points per game, at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, he was selected with the number 53 of the NBA draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. His rookie season was spent in Australia with the Cairns Taipans. During the 2019/20 season he played at Oklahoma City with a two-way contract that included two stints with the Oklahoma City Blue. In 2020/21 he played in Bamberg. He finished his BCL campaign averaging 12.4 points per game, in the Germany league he averaged 14.1 points per game and went 39.9 percent from three-point range. He also averaged 3.9 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game.

NOTES – Devon Hall played for the U.S. national team in the world qualifiers during the winter of 2020.