Terence Dials

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Terence Dials
Free agent
Position Power forward
Personal information
Born (1983-07-15) July 15, 1983 (age 35)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 248.6 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Boardman (Boardman, Ohio)
College Ohio State (2001–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–2015
Career history
2006–2007 Orléans Loiret Basket
2007–2008 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2008–2009 Orléans Loiret Basket
2009–2010 Paderborn Baskets
2010 BBC Nyon
2010 Western Liaoning
2010–2011 Apollon Limassol
2011–2012 Pure-Youth Construction
2012–2013 Hyères-Toulon
2013–2014 Orléans Loiret Basket
2014–2015 BBC Monthey
2015 Club Malvín
Career highlights and awards

Terence Jerome Dials, Jr. (born July 15, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player. He played collegiately with the Ohio State Buckeyes. He has been playing professionally since 2006 for various teams outside of his country of the United States.

Dials was born in Detroit, Michigan but grew up in Boardman, Ohio and attended Boardman High School there. A power forward, he once broke a basketball backboard during a team practice in high school. He was offered an athletic scholarship to play for Ohio State University. During his four-year career with the Buckeyes, Dials scored 1,566 points and grabbed 876 rebounds in 132 total games played. He was named the Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year as a senior in 2005–06. Dials went undrafted in the 2006 NBA Draft.

For the 2012–13 season he signed with Hyères-Toulon of the LNB Pro B. In April 2013, he signed with his former team Orléans Loiret Basket.[1] In November 2014, he signed with BBC Monthey of Switzerland.[2]


  1. ^ "Terence Dials leaves Hyeres-Toulon, inks with Orleans". Sportando.com. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Terence Dials (ex Orleans) signs at Monthey". Eurobasket.com. November 17, 2014. Retrieved November 17, 2014.

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