Marquis Daniels


Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Birthdate: 1/07/81
College: Auburn
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Years Pro: 9 years


PERSONAL … Graduated from college with a degree in sociology in just 3 1/2 years … created the Q6 Foundation, which works to fight sickle cell anemia and assist children living with the disease … it also provides affordable housing for families in Orlando and its surrounding area … Q6 Foundation hosted a celebrity weekend Billiards Tournament in the summer of 2005 that raised money for these causes … sponsors a youth basketball team out of Orlando called the "Team Daniels Showtime Ballers."

2012-13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS Averaged 5.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 58 games during his first season in Milwaukee … scored in double figures 13 times this season after only posting two such games in 2011-12 … entered the starting lineup for the first time on Dec. 1 vs. Boston and started 33 games for the Bucks on the season (Bucks went 14-19 with Daniels as a starter) … the Dec. 1 game also marked the 500th regular season appearance of Daniels' career … scored a season-high 18 points on Dec. 7 vs. Charlotte … grabbed a season-high four steals vs. New York on Nov. 28 … missed three games this season due to illness (1/22, 2/19-20) and an additional two for personal reasons (2/5, 2/9) … designated as DNP-CD 18 times.

2011-12 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS … Averaged 3.2 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 12.7 minutes per game … in his first game back from surgery, recorded four points, six rebounds and five assists against New York on Dec. 25 … recorded a season-high nine points against Miami on Dec. 27 … missed three games due to a mild right ankle sprain from Feb. 3 to Feb. 7 … tied a season-high six rebounds against Oklahoma City on Jan. 16 … tied a season-high with five assists against Orlando on Jan. 23 … scored a season-high 12 points to go along with season highs in rebounds (eight) and steals (4) against Atlanta on April 20 … topped his season-high in points during the next game by recording 13 against Miami on April 24 … led the Celtics in steals during four games, in assists twice and in rebounds and blocks once each.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER … 2010-11: Averaged 5.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 19.1 minutes per game ... recorded 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor against Chicago (11/5) … his three steals against Detroit on 11/2 were the most he has had in a Celtic uniform … tied his career-high with three blocks against Atlanta (11/22) … recorded 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field to go along with four rebounds and two steals at Cleveland (11/30)…Recorded 10 points along with a season-high six rebounds and three steals against Charlotte (12/11) … recorded a season-high 19 points and seven boards against Houston (1/10) … suffered a bruised spinal cord against Orlando (2/6) ... was traded to the Sacramento Kings on Feb. 24 in exchange for a future conditional second
round draft pick … 2009-10: Averaged 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 18.4 minutes per game … made his Celtic debut against the Cavaliers (10/27) and recorded seven points and two assists … had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb on 12/9 and missed the next 28 games … missed one game due to personal reasons (12/7, New Jersey) … posted a season-high 16 points against New Jersey (2/27) … 2008-09: Averaged a career-high 13.6 points, a career-high 4.6 rebounds and 1.15 steals in 54 games … taking the place of the injured Mike Dunleavy, he was the Pacers' starting shooting guard on opening night at Detroit (10/29), and he started 31 of the team's first 34 games … was the only Pacers' player to start, and score 10+ points, in each of the first 13 games of the season … beginning with back-to-back 25 point games vs. Orlando (11/21) and at Miami (11/22), he scored 20+ points seven times in a span of 13 appearances from 11/21 to 12/26 … that stretch culminated in a season-high 28 points at Memphis (12/26) … that game had followed his three straight games on the sidelines with a viral infection and was the first of six straight appearances … wrapped around stints on the inactive list for a strained left groin, a sore lower back and a sprained right wrist, he played in 28 more games the rest of the season and missed the last 13 in a row … in those 28 games, he averaged 10.9 points and scored 30+ points three times – including two more outings with 28 points … his 28 points at Portland (3/4), included a steal and a subsequent fast-break layup that tie the score with just 11 seconds left … that steal was one of his season-best three in that games and he had three steals six times … though he sat out 28 games, he was fourth on the team with 62 steals and collected more than one theft on 18 occasions … from 1/19 to 2/18, he made 11 straight appearances off the bench, averaging 6.5 points and shooting 32-76 FGS (.421) as a reserve … he registered his first double-double as a member of the Pacers, and the second of his career, with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Boston (11/1) … just two games later, he had a career-best 11 rebounds and 17 points at Cleveland (11/7) … in that game against Cleveland he also had a season-high seven assists … recorded four double-doubles in the team's first 13 games … though he played in just 54 games, his 248 rebounds were the most in any single season in his career … 2007-08: Averaged 8.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 20.9 minutes per game … after playing in no more than 62 games in any of his first four NBA seasons, and just 45 games in his first season with the Pacers, he played in 74 of 82 games in 2007-08 … after laying in the first four games, he made appearances in two of the next five games, sitting out three times with a sore left knee … he missed just five more games the rest of the season and never sat out two games in a row … one of three Pacers' players with 27 steals, his 80 thefts were the second most of his career and nearly tripled his total from 2006-07 (27) … he had at least one steal in 21 of his last 27 games and he had more than two steals in 11 games … scored 20+ points three times … more than doubling his total from the previous season, he handed out 137 assists in 2007-08 and that was the fourth time in five NBA seasons that he has had 100+ assists … 2006-07:  Averaged 7.1 points and 1.8 rebounds in his first season with the Pacers … having played in 39 of his first 43 games of the season he however played in just six games the rest of the season … sat out the final 25 games of the season with a sore left knee and that troublesome knee kept him out a total of 33 games … including eight times in his final 11 appearances, he scored in double figures 13 times and scored a season-high of 23 points at Miami (1/18) … against the Heat, he added a team-leading and a season-high five assists … he logged at least 20 minutes 22 times for the season and in those games, averaged 10.3 points and shot 95-192 (.495) … also averaged 2.7 rebounds and 0.91 steals in those
22 games … 2005-06: Averaged 10.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.08 steals in 28.5 minutes per game … missed a total of 16 games with a strained neck (12/16-12/18m 12/22-12/26, 1/6-1/22 and 3/31-4/2), two due to a family emergency (1/25-1/26) one with a strained right hamstring (4/19) and one due to a coaching decision (2/4) … averaged 17.2 points on 51.7 percent shooting in a nine-game span from 11/29 to 12/14, before missing his first game with the strained neck injury … as a starter, he averaged 13.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.3 steals … led the team in assists 12 times and in steals 18 times…he scored in double figures 33 times and had 20 or more points four times … 2004-05: Averaged 9.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.38 steals in 23.5 minutes per game … missed a total of 22 games due to injury, all coming before the All-Star break … missed 15 games with a sore left ankle (12/7, 12/28-1/29) … missed seven games from 2/4-2/17 while recovering from an appendectomy … scored in double figures 28 times and had 20 or more points three times … would have ranked 28th in the NBA in steals per game had he qualified … registered his first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Minnesota (11/22) … recorded a career-high and an NBA season-high eight steals at Chicago (12/13) … 2003-04: Named to the NBA's All-Rookie Second Team despite seeing limited playing time before the month of March … over the final 24 games of the season, he averaged 14.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.50 steals in 30.7 minutes per game … averaged 8.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 18.6 minutes per game over the course of the season … ranked eighth among rookies in scoring and first in field goal percentage.

PLAYOFF HISTORY … (62 games, 0 starts) … 2012: Averaged 2.0 points, 0.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 6.1 minutes per game … 2010: Averaged 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in 3.4 minutes per game … recorded a postseason high of six points in six minutes against Orlando in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals … 2006: Averaged 3.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 11.1 minutes per game … played in 20 of team's 23 games in the postseason, all coming off the bench … 2005: Averaged 6.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 15.0 minutes per game … 2004: Averaged 15.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in 36.8 minutes per game.

COLLEGE … Named to the All-SEC Second Team as a senior and Third Team All-SEC as a sophomore by the SEC coaches … was named SEC Player of the Year by The Birmingham News and after his senior season … finished his career ninth on Auburn's all-time scoring list and as the school's all-time career leader in steals … earned the team's MVP award his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … as a senior, led the SEC and was 23rd in nation in steals (2.3 spg) … ranked second in the SEC in scoring, was fifth in field goal percentage and 10th in assists … pace the team in scoring 20 times and in rebounding 12 times … registered a career-high 38 points vs. Troy … named SEC Player of the Week after averaging 22.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in wins over Alabama and South Carolina … averaged 23.3 points and 7.0 rebounds in three NCAA tournament games, scoring 25 points and grabbing eight rebounds in a win over St. Joseph's … tallied 18 points in the Tigers' victory over Wake Forest and led the team with 27 points and nine rebounds vs. eventual Champions Syracuse in the Sweet 16 … as a junior, he led the team in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals … ranked fifth in the SEC in assists and sixth in steals … recorded a season-high 23 points against Florida in the SEC Tournament … tallied 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds at Alabama … earned SEC Player of the Week honors after registering 19 points, five rebounds, seven assists and five steals at Marshall … as a sophomore, he paced the SEC in steals (2.2 spg), while leading the team in scoring and rebounding … recorded a season-high 28 points vs. Grambling … after becoming eligible in mid-December, he averaged 4.5 points in 12.7 mpg … he led the team with 16 points in his collegiate debut at Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in the San Juan Shootout.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS … Signed with the Dallas Mavericks as a free agent on July 29, 2003 … traded by the Dallas Mavericks to the Indiana Pacers for Austin Croshere on July 12, 2006 … signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on Sept. 2, 2009 … traded by the Boston Celtics with cash to the Sacramento Kings for a 2017 2nd round draft pick on Feb. 24, 2011 … signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on Dec. 9, 2011 … signed with the Milwaukee Bucks as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2012.

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