|No. 3 – Jászberényi KSE|
|League||Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A|
|Born||May 21, 1992|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA draft||2015 / Undrafted|
|2015||Santa Cruz Warriors|
|2016–2017||Salon Vilpas Vikings|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Juwan Staten (born May 21, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for Jászberényi KSE of the Hungarian Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A. He played for his hometown school, the University of Dayton, through his freshman year at college. Staten later led West Virginia in points, assists, field goal percentage, and steals during the 2013–14 season.
High school career
Staten was known as one of the better athletes coming out of Oak Hill Academy, a school that is famed for producing several excellent basketball players. He helped the Warriors claim the best ranking in the state with a perfect undefeated home record. During his junior year, Staten represented Thurgood Marshall High School, whom he also led to an exceptional record along with tremendous success in the state tournament. At the end of his years in high school, the Ohio native was approached by several different schools around the country including Xavier, Purdue, Dayton, and Cincinnati.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Dayton||Oak Hill Academy||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||170 lb (77 kg)||Feb 27, 2008|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN:|
"You're talking about a 6-foot point guard and he's one of the top 15 rebounders in the league. What more do you want him to do?"
His first season with Bob Huggins and the West Virginia Mountaineers resulted in his least successful year up till then. Staten started 21 of thirty-one season contests. Perhaps his most considerable moment was when the point guard made a game-winning shot against Virginia Tech with about five seconds on the clock.
Staten's junior season drew attention of the media immediately. He led the team under about every "point guard" category and proved to be an excellent rebounder as well. The Ohio native earned prestigious conference honors with West Virginia, such as the Big 12 First Team and the Big 12 All-Defensive Team in 2014. At the conclusion of the year, Staten averaged 18.1 points, 5.9 assists, and 5.6 rebounds, making him one of the nation's top point guards statistically. As a senior in 2014–15, he averaged 14.2 points and 4.6 assists in 30 games.
After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Staten joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2015 NBA Summer League. He managed just one game for the Kings due to left knee soreness. On September 25, 2015, Staten signed with the Golden State Warriors. However, he was later waived by the Warriors on October 16 after appearing in one preseason game. On November 2, he was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of Golden State. Staten played in 13 games for Santa Cruz, where he averaged 8.9 points and 3.7 assists in 29 minutes per game. On December 31, he was traded to the Delaware 87ers in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick. On February 23, he was waived by Delaware. On March 29, he was reacquired by the 87ers, however, he left the team on April 5 and signed with Belfius Mons-Hainaut of the Belgian League.
For the 2016–17 season, he joined Vilpas Vikings of the Finnish Korisliiga. Staten and the Vikings ended the season as runners-up of the Korisliiga, losing to Kataja BC in the Finals. Staten was named the league's Most Valuable Foreign Player, after averaging 13.3 points and 4.3 assists per game over the season.
For the season 2017–2018, he joined Saint-Chamond (France Pro B). He reached the playoffs with the team. During the season he played an average of 27 minutes for 11,2pts 2rbs and 3,6 assists. He played with his slasher and explosive style.
Staten was born on May 19, 1992, in Dayton, Ohio to Billy and Cecilia Staten. He was known as a successful academic student in his years at the University of Dayton and West Virginia University, making the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll and the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
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