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Dustin Ware

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Dustin Ware
Ware in action with JA Vichy-Clermont
No. 5 – Wilki Morskie Szczecin
PositionPoint guard
LeaguePLK
Personal information
Born (1990-04-12) April 12, 1990 (age 31)
Atlanta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight172 lb (78 kg)
Career information
High schoolNorth Cobb Christian School
(Kennesaw, Georgia)
CollegeGeorgia (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012Cibona
2013–2014ratiopharm Ulm
2013–2014Weißenhorn Youngstars
2014–2015Jászberényi KSE
2015–2017JA Vichy-Clermont
2017Boulazac Dordogne
2017Lukoil Academic
2017–2018Kolossos Rodou
2018–2019Zalakerámia ZTE
2019–presentWilki Morskie Szczecin
Career highlights and awards

Dustin Benison Ware (born April 12, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Wilki Morskie Szczecin of the Polish Basketball League. After four years at Georgia, Ware entered the 2012 NBA draft but was not selected in the draft's two rounds.

High school career

Ware played high school basketball at North Cobb Christian School, in Kennesaw, Georgia.

College career

Ware chose to play college basketball at Georgia after finishing high school at North Cobb Christian School. At Georgia, during his stay at the university, he was one of the best deep shooters on the team, and along with his teammate Trey Thompkins, he was a reliable defender.[1] As a senior, Ware averaged 8.1 points, 2.3 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game.

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Ware started his professional career with Cibona of the Croatian League. He left the club after only one match.

In 2013, Ware joined Weißenhorn Youngstars, the development team of the Basketball Bundesliga side Ratiopharm Ulm, and spent almost the whole season with Youngstarson loan. On August, he joined Jászberényi KSE of the Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A, the highest professional league in Hungary. After one year with the club, Ware joined JA Vichy-Clermont, where he spent two seasons, being one of the leaders of the club.

On July 2, 2017, Ware signed with Boulazac Dordogne of the Pro A.[2] On October he left the club and joined Lukoil Academic of the NBL.[3] On December, he left Lukoil in order to join Kolossos Rodou of the Greek Basket League, replacing Malcolm Griffin on the team's squad.[4]

On July 5, 2018, Ware joined Zalakerámia ZTE of the Hungarian League.[5]

Ware joined Wilki Morskie Szczecin during the 2019-20 season and averaged 13.4 points and 5.6 assists per game. He re-signed with the team on November 7, 2020.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Georgia Basketball: Ranking the Bulldogs' Most Valuable Players". Texas.bleacherreport.com. Retrieved April 18, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Boulazac lands Dustin Ware". Sportando.com. Retrieved 18 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Lukoil Academic signs Dustin Ware to replace Anthony Raffa". sportando.com. November 12, 2017k. Retrieved April 18, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Dustin Ware signs with Kolossos Rhodes". Sportando.com. Retrieved 18 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Dustin Ware (ex Kolossos HH) joins Zalakeramia-ZTE KK". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 8 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Dustin Ware signs back with King Szczecin". Sportando. November 7, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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