“I’ve been with GoEmpire for all seven years of my professional career thus far, and I have consistently remained satisfied with their work on my behalf. Their communication is great and they provide sound guidance without pushing me towards their own agenda. Much love and appreciation for Eddie, Cole and the rest of the GoEmpire Group team!”
- Reggie Hearn
SOUTH BAY LAKERS (NBA G-League)
Ht: 6'5" (196cm) Wt: 210lbs. (95kg) DOB: 8/14/1991
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana
College: Northwestern University
Years Pro: 7
Reggie Hearn, one of GoEmpire’s first and most successful clients, is a 6’5”, 210lb dual threat guard entering his eighth professional season after spending four years playing his college ball at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
During the 2019-20 season, Reggie played with the NBA G-League South Bay Lakers, the Los Angeles Lakers Affiliate team. He has also played with the Stockton Kings (Sacramento Kings), Reno Bighorns (Sacramento Kings), Grand Rapid Drive (Detroit Pistons) and the Idaho Stampede (Portland Trailblazers).
Reggie has played in the NBA Summer League with the Detroit Pistons (2018-19), Sacramento Kings (2017-18) and G-League Select (2016-17).
In the 2017-18 season, Reggie was called up from the G-League to the NBA, appearing in three games with the Detroit Pistons, scoring 3 points and going 1-2 from three-point range. Making his NBA Debut with the Pistons on February 5, 2018 against the Portland Trail Blazers, Reggie became the first GoEmpire client to play in the NBA. He also became the first Northwestern Wildcat to score in an NBA contest since Geno Carlisle in December 2004 and the first NBA three point shot by a Wildcat since Rex Walters in January 2000 and the first by a Wildcat graduate since Billy McKinney in 1981.
Reggie has averaged double digit scoring in five out of his seven G-League seasons, including this past season with the South Bay Lakers, averaging 12.70 points in 44 games, starting 33 of those and averaging 30+ minutes per game (30.1).
Reggie can play both guard positions, can distribute and score off the dribble but his best skill is his long-distance shooting. Reggie has shot better than 40% from behind the arc in four of his professional seasons, including 42.2% this past season which is the second highest percentage in his career but third best season, shooting 44.2% from three in both 2016 and 2017. Reggie is also an excellent defensive rebounder, averaging 5+ rebounds per game in five career seasons. Reggie earned a walk-on position at Northwestern, ultimately earning a scholarship in 2011.
While at Northwestern, Reggie started a total of 63 games, all of which came in his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, Reggie started all 30 games for the Wildcats and had his best collegiate season. He averaged a career high 13.40 points per game with 4.63 rebounds and 1.17 steals on the defensive end. Reggie left Northwestern with a career shooting percentage of 45.9%, including 35.5% from long distance and 75.5% from the free throw stripe.
During his 2016 season with the Reno Bighorns, Reggie participated in the G-League (formerly D-League) All-Star Game 3-point shootout and was also a D-League West Division Champion. While at Northwestern, Reggie was named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention by the Media in 2013. His biggest basketball achievement to this date is his USA Basketball involvement.
In 2017, Reggie was selected to the United States national team competing at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup, where he won gold. He returned to team USA, playing on two World Cup Qualifying teams. In five qualifying games, Reggie averaged 12.2 points and 4.2 rebounds, while shooting 64.4% from long distance. For his efforts, Reggie was named 2018 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
Reggie was born in August, 1991 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Lisa and Crane Hearn. His father played basketball at Carthage College. Reggie attended High School at R. Nelson Snider High School in Fort Wayne where he was a three-year letter winner. As a senior, Reggie was a team captain and averaged 14.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. He led Nelson Snider to a 25-2 record and an appearance in the 4A State championship game. He was named to the all-tournament team that year in addition to the All-Summit Athletic Conference and all-area selection. He was the recipient of the Arthur L. Trester Mental Attitude Award for Class 4A. Reggie was a National Honor Society member, graduated fourth in his class, was a member of the Youth Leadership at Fort Wayne and was a National Achievement scholar member of National Society of High School Scholars. Reggie graduated from Northwestern in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.