David Haughton (basketball)

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David Haughton
Vilpas Vikings
Position Power forward / Center
League Korisliiga
Personal information
Born (1991-08-01) August 1, 1991 (age 26)
Greenburgh, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Woodlands (Greenburgh, New York)
College
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present
Career history
2014–2016 Rakvere Tarvas
2016–2017 Aries Trikala
2017–2018 Balkan Botevgrad
2018–present Vilpas Vikings
Career highlights and awards

David Haughton (born August 1, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Vilpas Vikings of the Korisliiga. He played college basketball for Sullivan County Community College and Purchase State. Haughton entered the 2014 NBA draft, but was not selected in the draft's two rounds.

High school career

Haughton played high school basketball at Woodlands High School in Greenburgh, NY.

College career

Haughton played college basketball at Sullivan County Community College, from 2010 to 2012. He then was transferred at Purchase State, where he playee from 2012 to 2014 under coach Jeff Charney.[1] During his first year with the panthers, Haughton went to average 7.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per game. Coming at his senior year, Haughton became the captain and was one of the key players of the team.[2] He improved his numbers, averaging 9.3 points per game, he was the top rebounder of the team, having 10.8 per game and he also had 1.3 blocks per game.

Professional career

Rakvere Tarvas

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Haughton signed with the Estonian club Rakvere Tarvas. After a pretty good first season with the club, he renewed his contract with the club for another year.[3]

Aries Trikala

On October 4, 2016, he joined Aries Trikala of the Greek Basket League.[4] He stayed at the club for one year, averaging 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.

Balkan Botevgrad

On August 3, 2017, Haughton joined Balkan Botevgrad of the Bulgarian league.[5] He went on to average 7.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in 19.4 minutes per game.

Balkan Botevgrad

On June 15, 2018, Haughton joined Vilpas Vikings of the Korisliiga.[6]

References

  1. ^ "In the Panther Spotlight: David Haughton". purchasecollegeathletics.com. November 7, 2012. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Area college notebook: Purchase reaches new heights". lohud.com. December 14, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Where Are They Now? Haughton Signs Pro Contract". purchasecollegeathletics.com. November 3, 2014. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Trikala BC announce David Haughton's signing". sdna.gr. October 4, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Balkan adds Haughton to their roster, ex Trikalla". hoopvideos.net. August 3, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017. 
  6. ^ "David Haughton signs with Salon Vilpas". sportando.com. June 15, 2018. Retrieved June 17, 2018. 
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