Sloan playing for the Indiana Pacers in November 2014
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|Born||January 15, 1988|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Seagoville (Dallas, Texas)|
|College||Texas A&M (2006–2010)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2011||Barangay Ginebra Kings|
|2012||New Orleans Hornets|
|2013||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2013||New Orleans Hornets|
|2013||Guangdong Southern Tigers|
|2016–2017||Guangdong Southern Tigers|
|2018||Guangdong Southern Tigers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Donald Wayne Sloan (born January 15, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He played collegiately at Texas A&M. As a senior during the 2009–10 season, Sloan led the Aggies in scoring with a 17.8 points per game average and was a first team All-Big 12 Conference selection.
- 1 High school career
- 2 College career
- 3 Professional career
- 3.1 Reno Bighorns (2010–2011)
- 3.2 Barangay Ginebra Kings (2011)
- 3.3 Erie BayHawks (2011)
- 3.4 Atlanta Hawks (2011–2012)
- 3.5 New Orleans Hornets (2012)
- 3.6 Return to Erie (2012)
- 3.7 Cleveland Cavaliers (2012)
- 3.8 Return to New Orleans and Sioux Falls (2013)
- 3.9 Guangdong Southern Tigers (2013)
- 3.10 Indiana Pacers (2013–2015)
- 3.11 Brooklyn Nets (2015–2016)
- 3.12 Return to Guangdong (2016–2017)
- 3.13 2017–18 season
- 3.14 Third stint with Guangdong (2018)
- 4 The Basketball Tournament
- 5 NBA career statistics
- 6 References
- 7 External links
High school career
Sloan attended Seagoville High School in the Dallas, Texas area. Over three seasons Sloan's team was 93–10 and Sloan led Seagoville to the regional championship game as a senior. Sloan received two-time all-state recognition.
Sloan played basketball for Texas A&M University from 2006–2010. He was a part of a senior class that won 100 career games at the conclusion of the 2009–10 season, setting the school record for wins by a single class.
Sloan appeared in all 34 games in 2006–07 as a true freshman, averaging 5.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. Sloan earned ESPN player of the game honors with 15 points in a win at Oklahoma State. Texas A&M finished the year with a 27–7 record and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen.
As a sophomore, Sloan started all 36 games as A&M finished 25–11 after a second round robbery to UCLA in the NCAA tournament. Sloan was third on the team in scoring at 9.5 points per game and he was second on the team with 123 assists.
Sloan played in all 34 games as the Aggies finished 24–10 following a second round loss to Connecticut in the NCAA tournament. Sloan averaged 11.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game and led the team with 108 assists.
Sloan, considered by his teammates to be the team's leader, was the leading scorer on a Texas A&M team that finished the regular season with a 22-8 record overall and an 11-5 conference mark, tying the team for second place in the Big 12 Conference. Sloan scored a career high 29 points in an 84-81 loss to New Mexico on December 12. He was third in the Big 12 in scoring. Sloan was named to the Big 12's first team all conference by Big 12 coaches, Dallas Morning News, Columbia Daily Tribune, and Fort Worth Star Telegram. Sloan also received second team all Big 12 Conference honors from the Associated Press and Austin American-Statesman. He received national player of the week honors for the week of February 9 by CollegeHoops.net and was a strong contender for the 2009–2010 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year Award. Sloan honored teammate and close friend Derrick Roland, whose season was ended by a broken tibia and fibula, by shaving Roland's #3 into his hair for much of the season.
Following the conference tournament, Sloan was named to the all-tournament team. He finished the 2010 NCAA tournament ranked seventh in Aggie history in career scoring with 1,522 points and eighth in assists with 370.
Reno Bighorns (2010–2011)
After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Sloan joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2010 NBA Summer League. He later signed a one-year, non-guaranteed contract with the Kings. However, he was later waived by the Kings on October 4, 2010. On October 30, 2010, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League as an affiliate player.
Barangay Ginebra Kings (2011)
Erie BayHawks (2011)
On November 2, 2011, he was reacquired by the Reno Bighorns. Two days later, he was traded to the Erie BayHawks.
Atlanta Hawks (2011–2012)
New Orleans Hornets (2012)
Return to Erie (2012)
On March 5, 2012, he returned to the Erie BayHawks.
Cleveland Cavaliers (2012)
In July 2012, he joined the Cavaliers for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On December 25, 2012, Sloan was waived by the Cavaliers.
Return to New Orleans and Sioux Falls (2013)
On January 3, 2013, he was acquired by the Sioux Falls Skyforce. On January 7, 2013, he signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Hornets after just two games with the Skyforce. After the contract expired, he returned to the Skyforce.
Guangdong Southern Tigers (2013)
Indiana Pacers (2013–2015)
On July 3, 2013, he signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers and joined them for the 2013 NBA Summer League. In July 2014, he re-joined the Pacers for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On November 5, 2014, he scored a career-high 31 points in the Pacers' 96–94 overtime loss to the Washington Wizards.
Brooklyn Nets (2015–2016)
On August 10, 2015, Sloan signed with the Brooklyn Nets. On January 15, 2016, he recorded a near triple-double with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Return to Guangdong (2016–2017)
On July 20, 2016, Sloan signed with the Guangdong Southern Tigers for the 2016–17 season, returning to the club for a second stint. The Guangdong Southern Tigers advanced to the 2017 CBA Finals, but lost to the Xinjiang Flying Tigers in a 4–0 sweep.
Sloan signed with the Washington Wizards under a training camp deal. He was waived on October 14 as one of the team's final preseason roster cuts. He then joined the Texas Legends of the NBA G League. On January 22, 2018, Sloan was named the NBA G League Player of the Week after averaging 29.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 9.0 assists in three games.
Third stint with Guangdong (2018)
The Basketball Tournament
Donald Sloan played for Team Eberlein Drive in the 2018 edition of The Basketball Tournament. In six games with Eberlein Drive, he averaged the second-most points per game (20.8) and finished first in assists per game (4.5) while shooting 47 percent. Eberlein Drive made it to the championship game before falling to Overseas Elite.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "2010 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Awards Announced". Big 12 Sports. March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
- Donald Sloan Recruiting Profile
- "Gillispie Signs Impressive Recruiting Class". ATM University. November 9, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.[permanent dead link]
- "Aggie men clinch bye with win over Oklahoma". ATM Battalion. March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.[permanent dead link]
- "Sloan Is A&M's Rock as Aggies Roll". NCAA Basketball Fanhouse. February 15, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2010.
- "The word on Sloan is he's good: A&M players impressed with senior's literary talent, leadership". Houston Chronicle. February 27, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2010.
- "Donald Sloan leading Texas A&M Aggies toward NCAA tournament bid". Sports Illustrated. February 17, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2010.
- Zwerneman, Brent. Well-rounded Sloan emerges as leader for A&M, Houston Chronicle, February 27, 2010.
- "OSU's Anderson earns DMN's Big 12 men's player of the year". Dallas Morning News. March 8, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
- "American-Statesman's All-Big 12 men's basketball team". Austin American-Statesman. March 8, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
- "Add A&M's Sloan to Big 12 MVP race". ESPN Dallas: By Jeff Caplan. February 4, 2010. Retrieved March 10, 2010.
- "Focused Aggies roll, honor injured Roland". San Antonio Express News. January 3, 2010. Archived from the original on January 6, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
- Big 12 all-tournament team, KansasCity.com, March 14, 2010.
- NBA Summer League Rosters - Vegas
- Kings Sign Donald Sloan to 1-Year Deal
- J.R. Giddens, Donald Sloan Waived by Kings
- The New Import of Ginebra Gin Kings is Donald Sloan He will Replace Curtis Stinson for the Rest of the Governors' Cup 2011
- HAWKS REQUEST WAIVERS ON DONALD SLOAN
- Hornets Sign Donald Sloan
- "Donald Sloan Won't be Extended Another 10-Day Contract". Archived from the original on March 5, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
- Cavaliers Sign Donald Sloan
- Cavaliers Claim Shaun Livingston Off Waivers, Waive Donald Sloan
- "Skyforce Acquires Two Former NBA Players in Three-Team Trade". Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
- HORNETS SIGN DONALD SLOAN TO 10-DAY CONTRACT
- "Sioux Falls' Donald Sloan Signs with the New Orleans Hornets". Archived from the original on January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
- Skyforce Lose Point Guard Donald Sloan to China
- Donald Sloan Signs In China
- Solomon Hill, Donald Sloan Signed
- "Rookie/Free Agent Camp Update". NBA.com. July 3, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- Wizards win 4th in row, top Pacers 96-94 in OT
- "BROOKLYN NETS SIGN DONALD SLOAN". NBA.com. August 10, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
- Lillard has 33 points, Blazers beat Nets, win 3rd straight
- Client @DSloan15 has signed a contract with the...
- "Wizards waive Donald Sloan". NBA.com. October 14, 2017. Retrieved October 14, 2017.
- "Donald Sloan Named NBA G League Player Of The Week". National Basketball Association. January 22, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
- "再换小外援!昔日夺冠功臣加盟广东 斯隆第三次来粤". 网易体育. Retrieved February 21, 2018.
- "We have waived Xavier Silas and Donald Sloan". twitter.com. October 13, 2018. Retrieved October 16, 2018.