CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A Gastonia native plans to sign with the Dallas Mavericks and he says he’s honored.
Nate Hinton left the University of Houston early to pursue a professional career after finishing among the top five leaders in offensive and defensive rebounding in the American Athletic Conference.
“I am honored to have been chosen by the Dallas Mavericks,” Hinton said. “I’ve got my foot in the door, and I was hungry but now I’m hungrier. It will be a true blessing, and I thank the coaching staff and administrators for their faith in my ability.”
Hinton averaged 10.6 points and 8.7 rebounds per game as a sophomore with the Cougars and has met numerous NBA teams. “Known for his unique playing style, Hinton has many analysts proclaiming that he is the best rebounding guard in the 2020 draft,” PR representatives say.
Hinton’s parents, Benjamin and Tangela Hinton, said, “We are honored to have our son join the Dallas Mavericks. We are looking forward to seeing his professional career takeoff and watching him continue to keep God first.”