Emmett Naar

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Emmett Naar
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No. 4Heroes Den Bosch
Position Point guard
League BNXT League
FIBA Europe Cup
Personal information
Born (1994-07-03) 3 July 1994 (age 28)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory [1]
NationalityAustralian
Listed height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight78 kg (172 lb)
Career information
High school Sydney Boys
(Sydney, New South Wales)
College Saint Mary's (2014–2018)
NBA draft 2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–2022 Illawarra Hawks
2022–present Heroes Den Bosch
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-WCC (2018)

Emmett Naar (born 3 July 1994) is an Australian professional basketball player who plays for the Heroes Den Bosch of the BNXT League. He primarily plays as point guard. He competed in U.S. college basketball for the Saint Mary's Gaels.

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College career

His junior career was played in Northern Surburbs Basketball Association competition in Sydney. From January 2012 to July 2013, he was a basketball scholarship athlete at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. [2] Naar joined Saint Mary's just before classes started in 2013 and redshirted his first year. [3] Naar had a strong sophomore year, averaging 14.0 points and 6.4 assists per game. [4] As a junior, Naar was an Honorable Mention All-West Coast Conference selection. [5] He averaged 9.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game and shot 42.4% from behind the arc. [6] Naar was named to the First-team All-West Coast Conference as a senior while his teammate Jock Landale was named conference player of the year. [7] He averaged 9.5 points and 7.9 assists per game as a senior. [8] He broke the school’s all-time assist record formerly held by NBA guard Matthew Dellavedova. [9]

Professional career

Illawarra Hawks (2018–2022)

On 2 May 2018, Naar signed a three-year deal with the Illawarra Hawks. [9] He re-signed with the Illawarra Hawks on 15 July 2020. [10]

Heroes Den Bosch (2022–present)

On 1 August 2022, Naar signed a one-year deal with Heroes Den Bosch of the Dutch BNXT League. [11]

International career

Naar competed for Australia in the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Prague. He averaged 8.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.4 assists on the fourth-place team. His best game was a 20-point outing versus China. [12] Naar was named to the Australian roster at the 2017 World University Games. [13]

Naar plays for the Australian senior team since 2022.

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