Name Dion Dixon
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Weight 88 kg
|Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)|
Height 1.91 m
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Role Basketball Player
Date joined 2008
|League Lebanese Basketball League|
Born December 24, 1989 (age 25) Chicago, Illinois (1989-12-24)
High school Crane (Chicago, Illinois)
College Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball
Number 3 (Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball / Guard)
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Diontae "Dion" Dwayne Dixon (born December 24, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Kymis of the Greek Basket League. He played college basketball at the University of Cincinnati.
Dion dixon 2014 season highlights
Dixon played 4 seasons of college basketball at the University of Cincinnati, with the Cincinnati Bearcats. He graduated in 2012 with a criminal justice major. Playing a total of 137 games for the Bearcats, including all 37 games in his senior year, he became the team second best scorer for the final season with 481 points (13.0 apg) in the Big East conference of the NCAA. He tallied a college career 1,281 points, ranking 22nd in school all-time history.
Dixon went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft. For the 2012–13 season he signed with AEK Larnaca of Cyprus. With AEK he won the Cypriot Championship. In 26 Division A games he recorded 11.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
On November 1, 2013, Dixon was selected in the 2013 NBA D-League draft by the Idaho Stampede. However, he was later waived by the Stampede on November 18, 2013.
In February 2014, he signed with Homenetmen Beirut of the Lebanese Basketball League. In 17 games he averaged 23.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. In Asiabasket.com county awards, he was named "Player of the Year", "Guard of the Year", "Best Import of the Year" and "Best Newcomer" in the website's "All-Lebanese League Awards 2014".
On October 29, 2014, he was signed by Macedonian club MZT Skopje. On February 27, 2015, he was released by MZT. On March 1, 2015, he re-signed with Homenetmen Beirut of the Lebanese Basketball League after a successful spell the year before. On April 28, 2015, he signed with Marinos de Anzoátegui of Venezuela.
In late October 2015, he signed with Club Sagesse in Lebanon. In February 2016, he re-joined the Marinos de Anzoátegui. He left Marinos after appearing in eleven games.
On February 11, 2017, Dixon signed with Kymis for the rest of the 2016–17 Greek Basket League season.