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Gerald Henderson

  • Full Name: Gerald McKinley Henderson, Jr.
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-4 / 215
  • Birthdate: December 7, 1987
  • College: Duke
Duke
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-07 32 10 87 193 0.451 37 59 0.627 20 25 0.32 92 35 16 10 219 6.8
2007-08 34 33 156 329 0.474 101 151 0.669 20 63 0.317 160 56 39 31 433 12.7
2008-09 37 36 213 473 0.45 143 188 0.761 41 122 0.336 183 91 46 28 610 16.5
Totals 103 79 456 995 0.458 281 398 0.706 69 210 0.329 435 182 101 69 1262 12.3

An early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft.


Career Highlights:

A Wooden Award All-America selection as a junior. Earned Third Team All-America honors by The Associated Press as a junior. Earned First Team All-ACC honors as a junior. Started 79 of 103 games played. Ranks 20th all-time in school history with 69 blocks. Ranks 39th all-time at Duke with 1,262 points.

Junior (2008-09):

Led team in scoring (16.5 ppg), while ranking second in rebounding (4.9 rpg), second in assists (2.5 apg), second in field-goal percentage (.450), and third in steals (1.2 spg). Started 36 of 37 games played, scoring in double figures 31 times including 10 games with 20 or more points. Scored a career-high 35 points on 11-for-15 shooting from the filed and 12-for-14 from the free throw line against Wake Forest. Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds while also adding 21 points against Florida State. Dished out a career-high six assists while adding 21 points against Virginia Tech.

Sophomore (2007-08):

Ranked third on team in scoring (12.7 ppg), third in rebounding (4.7 rpg), and second in field-goal percentage (.474). Started 33 of 34 games played, scoring in double figures 25 times, including four games with 20 or more points. Scored a season-high 23 points in two separate games, against Illinois and Maryland. Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against North Carolina. Scored 21 points against Belmont in the NCAA Tournament, followed by 18 points against West Virginia.

Freshman (2006-07):

Averaged 6.8 points and 2.9 rebounds while shooting .451 from the field. Started 10 of 32 games, scoring in double figures seven times. Scored a season-high 16 points against North Carolina, after scoring 15 the previous game against Maryland.

Strengths: Athletic scoring guard with a versatile offensive game. Capable of scoring from all areas of the floor, especially with his dynamic mid-range game. A strong defender with good lateral quickness and fundamentals. A good rebounder for his size and position.

Personal: Son of Gerald, Sr. and Marie Henderson. Father was a 13-year NBA veteran who won three NBA championships with the Celtics and Pistons. Majoring in Psychology.

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