De’Andre Hunter: Background

Background Bullet Points:

  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    • Just like: Kyle Lowry, Rasheed Wallace, Earl Monroe, Grace Kelly

  • High School: Friends’ Central School in Pennsylvania

    • Hakim Warrick, Amile Jefferson, Mustafa Shakur are all NBA alumni

  • Fun Fact:

    • DeAndre Hunter has only lost four basketball games* he has played in since coming to Virginia in 2016 [As of 2/12/19]

  • He said WHAT??:

    • After Hunter hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to complete a comeback against Louisville: “I knew if I was getting the ball, I had to shoot it.”

  • Pride of Charlottesville:

    • If De’Andre Hunter is selected in the lottery, he will be the first Virginia player since Courtney Alexander in 2000 to go in the top-20 picks of the NBA Draft. Ralph Sampson in 1983 is the only Cavalier to ever selected in the top-4 picks of the draft.