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LaRon Dendy

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LaRon Dendy
Dendy in 2010
Kharkivski Sokoly
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueUkrainian Superleague
Personal information
Born (1988-12-18) December 18, 1988 (age 32)
Greenville, South Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school
College
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013Kolossos Rodou
2013Darüşşafaka
2013–2014Ferro-ZNTU
2014–2015Melikşah Üniversitesi
2015–2016Fos Provence
2016–2017Düzce Belediyesi
2017Hapoel Tel Aviv
2017–2018Juventus Utena
2018–2019Donar
2019–2020APOEL
2020–presentKharkivski Sokoly
Career highlights and awards

LaRon Dendy (born December 18, 1988) is an American basketball player for Kharkivski Sokoly. Dendy was an All-American college player at Middle Tennessee State University before beginning his professional career in 2012.

Career

Dendy, a 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) power forward and center from Greenville, South Carolina, originally committed to Clemson. He instead went to Indian Hills Community College and played two years for the NJCAA school. He then went to Iowa State for the 2009–10 season, where he averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in a reserve role. Following the season, Dendy announced plans to transfer.[1]

With one year of college eligibility left, Dendy landed at Middle Tennessee. He had a strong year, averaging 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game and leading the Blue Raiders to the Sun Belt Conference regular season title. He was rewarded with the Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year and an Associated Press honorable mention All-American designation.[2]

Following the close of his college career, Dendy went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft. After playing in the Washington Wizards' Summer League team, he signed with Kolossos Rodou of the Greek Basket League.[3] He finished the season with Darüşşafaka of the Turkish Basketball League.

On April 24, 2017, Dendy signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv.[4] On December 28, 2018, Dendy signed with Donar of the Dutch Basketball League. He played there for one and a half months and had to leave the team in February 2019.[5]

The Basketball Tournament

LaRon Dendy played for Team Fancy in the 2018 edition of The Basketball Tournament. In 2 games, he averaged 5 points, 4 rebounds, and shot 43 percent from the field. Team Fancy reached the second round before falling to Boeheim's Army.

References

  1. ^ "Iowa State's Dendy plans to transfer". ESPN.com. 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Davis, Dendy collect more postseason honors". MTSU Athletics. 2012. Archived from the original on June 9, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "LaRon Dendy heading to Kolossos Rhodes". Sportando.net. 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Dendy signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv
  5. ^ "Donar versterkt zich met LaRon Dendy". Retrieved 29 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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