With so many victories yet to come, many basketball fans are already counting on Isaac Haas and his potential to help his team win more competitive leagues and other championships. Although the basketball player has yet to show any significant achievements in his career, it would be fatal to underestimate him on the court.
The two-meter two-centimeter ballplayer is currently making the most of his active years on the Utah Jazz summer league team after failing to make it into the NBA Draft in 2018. Despite this, Isaac remains focused, determined, dedicated to the field, and has a positive outlook on the future that lies ahead.
Isaac Haas’ Biography
The basketball player was born to Danny Haas (father) and Rachel Haas (mother) on October 2, 1995, in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up together with his sister Erin Hass in Hokes Bluff, Alabama. Isaac began and completed his high school education at Hokes Bluff High School, where he averaged 11 rebounds and 18.5 points in his junior year on the school team. On November 18, 2013, Haas announced his decision to join the college basketball team West Lafayette, The Purdue Boilermakers of Indiana. In his opinion, the main reason why he chose Purdue is that the university usually develops its great players. Haas confirmed that almost every 7-foot player who studies at the Purdue school makes it into the NBA.
His tenure with Purdue began in 2014 and he played as a replacement for A. J. Hammons for the next two years. Haas averaged 3.8 rebounds per game and 9.8 points as a sophomore and later 12.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game on the frontcourt as a junior, earning him a “Big Ten Honorable Mention” from the media and coaches. In his senior year, he was placed on the watch list for the Kareem Abdul Jabbar Award in the preseason and as Big Ten Player of the Week (on December 4) for achieving a career-high of 26 points.
The Birmingham-born athlete also led the Boilermakers to victory after winning 21 points and four blocks in a game against Maryland. On December 16, he scored 15 points in 16 minutes for his team in a winning game that ended 82-67 against Butler, which resulted in his selection for the third team All-Big Ten. Isaac Haas’ career with Purdue ended after he broke his elbow in the first round of the NCAA tournament against the California State University Fullerton basketball team.
As already mentioned, the basketball player has a sister named Erin Haas, who is 4 years younger than him. She has so-called persistent epilepsy. According to the doctors, Erin’s seizures cannot be brought under control by medication or brain surgery. She has had countless operations, the last one in 2012. Isaac is his sister’s greatest hero; he usually plays for her and uses his position to promote epilepsy. He is said to have raised more than $20,000 through a GoFundMe site to help his family buy and train a seizure assistance dog for his only sister.
The Baller’s relationship life is not a bit boring, he used to be with a young woman named Alyssa Chambers. Recently, he was associated with an Alabama native named Madison Nicole Millsaps. Born in Alabama on May 15, 1996, Millsaps is the daughter of Leslie Millsaps and Patrick Millsaps, who are also the parents of their older sister Lauren.
Height, Weight, and Body Stats
The NBA hopeful who mans the center position and wears the No. 44 jerseys for Utah Jazz is 7 feet 2 inches tall, which is approximately 2.18 meters and weighs 132 kilograms, 290 lb.
Other Facts About The Basketball Player
1. Isaac Haas was sued in April 2018 because he allegedly transmitted herpes to his ex-girlfriend Chambers. Herpes is a virus that causes infectious sores on the genitals or around the mouth.
2. During the 2018 NBA Draft Combine, which took place on May 17, Haas was the heaviest player at 303 pounds and also the biggest player at the event with 7’3? in shoes.
3. In his first year at Purdue, the basketball player is said to have eaten 40 chicken strips in one session.
4. In a game against Cal State Fullerton, Isaac fell so hard that he ripped Josh Pitts’ jersey.
5. He wears the same shoe size (22) as former American basketball professional Shaquille O’Neal
6. The basketball player once told me that his parents had upgraded their house to fit his big frame.