G 6-6 / 198 cms 175 lbs / 79 kgs
Detroit Southeastern H.S. '11
Member of the 2010 USA Youth Olympic Games Team that finished with a 5-2 record and in fourth place at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
Averaged 4.4 ppg., 1.8 rpg., and 1.4 apg. in 11.2 mpg. to help the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal in the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship June 17-21 in Mendoza, Argentina.
Named to the 2009-10 USA Basketball Mens Developmental National Team on May 28, 2009.
Is verbally committed to play for and attend Michigan State.
Named to the 2010 Michigan Class A All-State fourth team.
Earned 2009 Michigan Class A Sophomore All-State, all-city and all-metro honors.
A 2008 all-city and all-metro honorable mention.
Earned co-MVP honors in the Class of 2007 8th Grade All-Star Game.
Attends Detroit Southeastern, where he helped lead his team as a junior in 2010 to a berth in the Michigan Class A regional semifinals.
As a sophomore, helped his team to a 21-4 record as it advanced to the 2009 Detroit Public League City championship game; averaged 12.5 ppg., 6.0 rpg. and 6.0 apg.
In the 2009 Michigan Class A playoffs, Southeastern captured the district title to advance to the regionals.
As a freshman in 2007-08, averaged 10.0 ppg., 3.4 rpg. and 3.5 apg. as Southeastern went 14-9.
Compiled 625 points, 300 rebounds, 200 assists, 49 steals and 27 blocked shots during his two-year prep career.
Recorded single-game career highs of 24 points versus Dearborn Robichard, 19 points versus Detroit Henry Ford and 10 assists versus Detroit Osborn.
Plays in the summer for Team Detroit AAU.
Competed for the Michigan Mustangs in 2007-08 and captured the state title.
Born March 1, 1993, in Southfield, Mich.
Son of Lea Hall-Kearney and Derrick Kearney, has one brother, Justin Kearney (13), and one sister, Tiana Hall (25).
A member of his schools honor roll.
Hails from an athletic family. Father played basketball at Louisiana Tech with eventual two-time Olympic gold medalist Karl Malone; cousin of Stan Edwards, a former running back with the Houston Oilers and Detroit Lions; cousin of Braylon Edwards, a NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver with the New York Jets.
Has post-basketball ambitions of going into sports or business management.
This right-hander wears No. 33 because: that was his dads high school number.
Favorite sports other than basketball: football and baseball.
Favorite foods: french fries and collard greens.
Favorite magazines: SLAM Magazine, XXL and Sports Illustrated.
Favorite personal memento: a LeBron James bobblehead doll.
Favorite basketball player of all-time: LeBron James.
Favorite team: Cleveland Cavaliers.
Favorite non-basketball Olympian: Michael Johnson.
Strangest place ever played hoops: on grass.
Best player ever faced: fellow USA Developmental Team member Anthony Wroten.
I want to play one-on-one against: Kobe Bryant.
Always at my bedside is: my cell phone.
Always in my fridge: juice or something to drink.
One piece of clothing I cant live without: gym shoes.
Most interesting place ever visited: Arlington Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Away from basketball I enjoy: talking to girls.
Cant live without: my family.
USA Basketball Statistics
2009 U16 - 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, Mendoza, Argentina (the USA finished 5-0 to win the gold medal).