|No. 26 – Riesen Ludwigsburg|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|Born||November 13, 1993|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||211 lb (96 kg)|
|NBA draft||2017 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Javontae Hawkins (born November 13, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for Riesen Ludwigsburg of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played his first two years of college basketball with the South Florida Bulls. Hawkins later played also with Eastern Kentucky and Fordham before going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft.
High school career
Hawkins was a Four-star prospect and the No. 89 overall player in the 2012 class. He earned First Team all-state honors as a junior in Michigan while playing at Powers Catholic High School. He spent two years at Huntington Prep in Huntington, West Virginia, where he averaged 17.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. Hawkins was also ranked 16th at his position by ESPN and No. 96 overall by CBS Sports Network.
As a freshman at South Florida in 2012–13, Hawkins averaged 4.5 points and 1.6 rebounds per game. As a sophomore, he didn't made a good season and the following season he was transferred to Eastern Kentucky. He sat out the 2014–15 season due to the NCAA transfer rules during his junior year campaign he averaged 17.0 points 5.0 rebounds and almost 3 assists, this earned him 2nd team all OVC. For his final season, he played with Fordham where he was 1st in points (14.0), second in rebounds (4.9). Scored his 1,000 collegiate points in a double OT win against VCU.
On August 3, 2019, he has signed with Crailsheim Merlins of the Basketball Bundesliga. Hawkins averaged 15.9 points per game shooting 53% from the floor. He signed with Riesen Ludwigsburg on July 27, 2020.
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