Steven D. Hunter is an American professional basketball player currently with the NBA’s Denver Nuggets. He’s listed as a center-forward.. Hunter played basketball at Proviso East High School, which has a rich history in Illinois high school basketball, producing such NBA players as Sherell Ford, Michael Finley, Jim Brewer, Doc Rivers, Dee Brown, and Shannon Brown. Hunter then played two years at DePaul University in Chicago, before declaring himself eligible for the 2001 NBA Draft.
He has played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and the Philadelphia 76ers.
In the 2005 offseason, he signed with the 76ers as a free agent. They traded him to the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets on February 1, 2006 in exchange for two second-round draft picks in 2006 and 2007. On February 10, Philadelphia president Billy King announced that the Hornets rescinded the deal.
On September 10, 2007, Hunter was traded with Bobby Jones by the 76ers to the Denver Nuggets for Reggie Evans and the draft rights to Ricky Sanchez.
Although willing, Steven was rehabbing an injury and was unavailable to participate in the “Pirate Pride” project.