Dewan Hernandez Celebrity Life
Dewan Antonio Huell was born on the 9th of December 1996. He is a professional basketball player. He changed his name to Dewan Antonio Hernandez to include the name of his mother Christina Hernandez. He was born in Miami, Florida. His height is 2.08 meters (6 feet 10 inches). His weight is 107 kg (235 pounds). He is said to be of Honduran and Trinidadian descent.
Hernandez started his basketball career when he was at school. He attended Miami Norland High School. He played in the state championship and impressed with his performance. He was declared as the Miami Herald 86-9A player of the year for his sporting abilities. In his senior year, he impressed with an average of 19.2 points per game. He had a statistical record of 9.2 rebounds on average in the games he played.
In 2016, he participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game. Thanks to his good performance, he received offers to play for South Carolina, as well as Florida. He decided to choose his home state Miami to play for. He has been ranked as a five-star recruit.
Once he started college, his records included:
- 11.4 points per game
- 6.6 rebounds on average
- 57% shoots from the field
His performance in the 2017 season was noteworthy. In a game against Minnesota, he had scored 23 points, which was the best in his career, so far. In 2018, he decided to go for the NBA draft. He proceeded on his own and did not hire an agent. He decided to return back for the junior season to Miami to play for the Hurricanes.
He finally joined the NBA in the 2019 draft. He was drafted into the Toronto Raptors team in 2019. He received an entry-level contract with the team. He was assigned to the Raptors 905.
He played for the Miami Hurricanes in college football. His career record with the team was spread over two seasons – the 2016-17 and the 2017-18 seasons.
Hernandez was involved in a controversy because of which he could not play in the 2018 season. The Nevin Shapiro scandal was the basis of the problem in which Hernandez was drawn. Shapiro violated NCAA rules for more than eight years to help Miami. The controversy arose over Hernandez’s contact with an agent.
It was established that Hernandez had a conversation with an agent named Christian Dawkins. In view of this, the NCAA ruled that he was ineligible to play. He was believed to have been created by a coach because of which he was dragged into the controversy. The coach Jordan Fair was later sacked but Hernandez had to suffer for this. He was represented by lawyer Jason Setchen but his appeal was rejected.
He plays for the Toronto Raptors being assigned to play for Raptors 905 from 2019 onwards. His jersey number with the Raptors is 20.
Hernandez has played in one NBA season. He has yet to get an NBA title or an all-star. His statistics for the Raptors team includes his participation in 4 games. He has 1.0 points. He has 1.8 rebounds in his record. He has 0.3 steals. Since he has played in only one season, this is also his career record.
He has no criminal record but was involved in an incident in June 2019. The charge against him was that he found a man hiding in a closet in the dorm room of his ex-girlfriend. Hernandez reportedly dragged the man out and pushed him. There was no criminal case filed against him.
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