Alba Fehervar (A Division) agreed terms with 28-year old Nigerian international guard Zaid Hearst (194-98kg-92, college: Quinnipiac, agency: Slash Sports). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Hearst played last season at Sharks Antibes in French ProB. In 23 games he had very impressive stats: 15.5ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.3apg. He helped them to make it to the cup final. Great season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-French ProB Honorable Mention and League Player of the Week.
The previous (18-19) season Hearst played at Nevezis in Lithuanian LKL where in 16 games he was league’s second best scorer with 14.9ppg and averaged 2.6rpg and 1.1apg. Hearst has been regularly called to Nigerian Senior National Team since 2020.
He has played previously professionally in Italy (Rieti) and Spain (Oviedo and Araberri).
Hearst attended Quinnipiac University until 2015 and it will be his sixth season as a professional player.