Former Alabama basketball star Donta Hall, took on a new challenge Wednesday night as he made his debut for the Orlando Magic. Hall signed a 10 day contract on April 13th. This is now his third appearance on an NBA roster after first playing for the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. Hall finished his debut with 7 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks, and 1 steal.
Former 5-star guard in the 2020 recruiting class has transferred to Alabama from Texas Tech. Nate Oats hauls in another 5-star McDonald's All-American, making it a three headed monster in the back-court. Burnett joins the other All-Americans on the Crimson Tide with, Jahvon Quinerly and 2021 recruit J.D. Davison. This is now the second addition to the 2021 roster this week for Oats.
In their Monday morning “College Basketball Power Rankings,” ESPN ranked the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-3, 8-0) in the top 10 at number eight. This three-spot jump from No. 11 continues the steady growth in notoriety for the Crimson Tide men’s basketball team. To add to the success, Alabama moved up to ninth in the country in the latest AP poll.