Reggie Hearn
Hearn in 2018
No. 38 – Fraport Skyliners
PositionShooting guard
LeagueeasyCredit BBL
Personal information
Born (1991-08-14) August 14, 1991 (age 30)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolSnider (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
CollegeNorthwestern (2009–2013)
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014Idaho Stampede
2014–2018Reno Bighorns
2018Detroit Pistons
2018Grand Rapids Drive
2018–2019Stockton Kings
2019–2020South Bay Lakers
2021NBA G League Ignite
2021–presentFraport Skyliners
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Reggie Christian Hearn (born August 14, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Fraport Skyliners of the easyCredit BBL. He played college basketball at Northwestern University.

High school

Hearn was an undersized post player while at R. Nelson Snider High School, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he was lightly-recruited by college programs and receive no D-1 scholarship offers.

College career

Hearn landed as a walk-on at Northwestern, for head coach Bill Carmody, on a recommendation from Princeton head coach Mitch Henderson. He ultimately earned a scholarship, and became a standout player for the team, by his junior season.[1] As a senior, in the 2012–13 season, Hearn averaged 13.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game, earning Honorable Mention All-Big Ten Conference.

Professional career

Following his college basketball career, Hearn joined the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League (now called the NBA G League). He played for the Stampede for a full season, and part of another, before being traded to the Westchester Knicks,[2] and ultimately landing with the Reno Bighorns. With the Bighorns, he earned a reputation of one of the G League's top three-point shooters.

During the 2016–17 season, Hearn was selected to compete in the three-point contest at the 2017 NBA Development League All-Star Game.[3]

On October 10, 2017, Hearn was signed by the Sacramento Kings to a training camp deal.[4]

On January 15, 2018, Hearn signed a one year, two-way contract with the Detroit Pistons.[5] Hearn made his NBA debut on February 5, playing 2:33 in a 111–91 win against the Portland Trail Blazers and making a three point field goal.[6] The points were the first NBA points by a former Northwestern Wildcat since Geno Carlisle in December 2004, the first by a Northwestern graduate since Evan Eschmeyer in the May 2003 and the first NBA three point shot by a Wildcat since Rex Walters in the January 2000 and the first by a Northwestern graduate since Billy McKinney in 1981.[7] Hearn appeared in a total of three games for the Pistons, but did not score again during the season.[8]

For the 2018–19 season, Hearn joined the Stockton Kings of the G League.[9]

For the 2019–20 season, Hearn joined the South Bay Lakers of the G League.[10] He posted 23 points, four rebounds, five assists, one steal and a block during a win against the Iowa Wolves on February 25, 2020. Hearn averaged 12.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.[11]

In October 2020, Hearn signed with the NBA G League Ignite as one of the veteran players to mentor younger prospects.[12] He averaged 3.9 points and 2.6 rebounds in 13 games.[13]

On August 25, 2021, Hearn signed with Fraport Skyliners of the easyCredit BBL.[13]

National team

In 2017, Hearn was selected to the U.S. national team competing at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup,[14] where he won a gold medal.

Hearn returned to team USA in 2018, playing on two World Cup qualifying teams. In five qualifying games, he averaged 12.2 points and 4.2 rebounds, while shooting 64% from three-point range. For his efforts, Hearn was named the 2018 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.[15]

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

NBA

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Detroit 3 0 2.3 .500 .500 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Career 3 0 2.3 .500 .500 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

College

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Northwestern 13 0 1.9 .500 .500 .2 .2 .0 .0 .4
2010–11 Northwestern 19 0 2.5 .385 .333 .875 .2 .2 .1 .1 1.0
2011–12 Northwestern 33 33 26.1 .486 .371 .787 3.7 1.3 .7 .3 7.4
2012–13 Northwestern 30 30 33.0 .441 .336 .735 4.6 1.5 1.2 .4 13.4
Career 95 63 20.2 .457 .353 .752 2.8 1.0 .6 .2 7.1

References

  1. ^ Powers, Scott (May 14, 2013). "NU's Hearn reflects on inspirational career". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Marini, Glenn (January 27, 2015). "Snider Grad Hearn Traded From NBADL's Idaho To Westchester". WANE.com. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "Reggie Hearn to participate in NBA D-League three-point contest". Oursportscentral.com. February 9, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "Kings sign Reggie Hearn and David Stockton". Sacramento Kings. October 10, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  5. ^ Beard, Rod (January 14, 2018). "Pistons to sign G Reggie Hearn to two-way deal". Detroit News. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Pistons' Reggie Hearn: Makes NBA debut Monday". CBS Sports. February 7, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  7. ^ Ragatz, Will (February 6, 2018). "Reggie Hearn scores first NBA points, ending Northwestern's 13-year drought". SB Nation. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "Pistons' Reggie Hearn: Sees three games". CBS Sports. April 20, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  9. ^ "STOCKTON KINGS WAIVE FOUR PLAYERS". NBA.com. October 31, 2018. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  10. ^ "South Bay Lakers Set Opening Night Roster". NBA.com. November 4, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  11. ^ "Reggie Hearn: Scores 23 in win". CBS Sports. February 26, 2020. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  12. ^ Taylor, Cody (October 18, 2020). "Reggie Hearn to join NBA G League Ignite with Jalen Green, others". Rookie Wire. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  13. ^ a b Skerletic, Dario (August 25, 2021). "Fraport Skyliners sign Reggie Hearn". Sportando.backetball. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  14. ^ "Reggie Hearn Named to USA Basketball Men's AmeriCup Team". Northwestern Wildcats. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  15. ^ "Reggie Hearn named 2018 USA Basketball male athlete of the year". NBA.com. November 28, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.