Gastonia, NC native, Nate Hinton received life changing news yesterday, he's headed to the NBA! The Gaston Day graduate was been picked up by the Dallas Mavericks! Hinton has worked hard for this moment, it's truly a dream come true, “I am honored to have been chosen by the Dallas Mavericks. I look forward to my new career in Dallas and contributing to the team. I’ve got my foot in the door, and I was hungry but now I’m hungrier. It will be a true blessing, and I thank the coaching staff and administrators for their faith in my ability." Congratulations Nate, we look forward to cheering you on!