|No. 3 – Atlanta Hawks|
|Born||August 27, 1998|
Albany, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
(Clifton Park, New York)
|NBA draft||2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Kevin Joseph Huerter (/ˈhərtər/; born August 27, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Maryland Terrapins.
Kevin Huerter, a 6-foot-7-inch (2.01 m) shooting guard, played at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, New York, a suburb of Albany located in Saratoga County. During his career, he led the school to its second state championship and, as a senior, was named Mr. New York Basketball.
On September 7, 2015, he committed to play college basketball for Maryland, choosing the Terrapins over 20 offers. By the end of his high school career, Huerter was considered a four-star recruit.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Clifton Park, NY||Shenendehowa (NY)||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||170 lb (77 kg)||Sep 7, 2015|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN: ESPN grade: 86|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Rivals: 59 247Sports: 85 ESPN: 50|
He earned a starting position as a freshman, averaging 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game on the season. Following his freshman season, Huerter was selected to the United States team for the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup, where the team finished third.
As a sophomore, Huerter increased his production, scoring 14.8 points and averaging 5 rebounds per game. At the close of the season, he was named honorable mention All-Big Ten.
Following his sophomore season at Maryland, Huerter declared his eligibility for the 2018 NBA draft without an agent. He was selected to participate in the NBA Draft Combine. After working out with the Los Angeles Lakers, Huerter opted to hire an agent and remain in the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility on May 30, 2018.
On June 21, 2018, Huerter was selected with the nineteenth overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2018 NBA draft. On July 1, 2018, Huerter officially signed with the Hawks.
On December 31, 2018, Huerter's first 20-point game came against the Indiana Pacers, during which he scored 22 points in a 116–108 loss. On January 11, 2019, Huerter scored a season-high 29 points against the Philadelphia 76ers in a 123–121 victory. At the end of the 2018–19 NBA season, Huerter was voted to the All-Rookie Second Team.
In Game 7 of the Conference Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers, Huerter scored a playoff career-high 27 points, to lead the Hawks to their first Eastern Conference Finals apperance since 2015.
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Huerter was raised in Clifton Park, New York, by his parents Tom and Erin Huerter. He has a brother (Thomas Jr.) and two sisters (Meghan and Jillian). His father played college basketball for Siena College, and his brother has also played for them.
Huerter also played baseball as a child. His Babe Ruth League team was coached by his father, and finished third at the 2013 14U World Series. Huerter was a teammate of Ian Anderson within the Babe Ruth League and high school baseball.
Huerter's basketball hero is Dwyane Wade, and he wears jersey #3 in his honor.
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