HOW DESHAWN BECAME A HAWK: Obtained from the Brooklyn Nets, along with Jordan Farmar, Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, Jordan Williams, a first- and second-round pick, and other draft considerations in exchange for Joe Johnson on July 11, 2012 • Selected by Utah in the first round (23rd overall pick) of the 2000 NBA Draft • Traded, along with a future second-round pick, to Orlando in exchange for Gordan Giricek on February 19, 2004 • Signed as a free agent with Washington on August 5, 2006 • Re-signed with the Wizards on July 16, 2007 • Obtained by Dallas, along with Caron Butler, Brendan Haywood and cash considerations, in exchange for Josh Howard, Drew Gooden, Quinton Ross and James Singleton on February 13, 2010 • Signed as a free agent with the Nets on December 23, 2011.

LAST SEASON (2011-12): In 51 games (30 starts), averaged 2.9 ppg and 2.0 rpg in 18.8 mpg (.285 FG%, .563 FT%) • In his first start of season (1/6 @Tor) , scored season-high 15 pts (5-12 3FGs), adding 4 rebs • Grabbed season-high 7 rebs to go along with 6 pts @Chi (2/18) • Recorded 8 pts on 3-6 FGs (2-4 3FGs) @Port (4/4) • Missed 11 games due to injury; sore right knee (10) and the flu (1) • SEASON HIGHS: 15 pts @Tor (1/6), 7 rebs @Chi (2/18), 3 assts v/Ind (3/28), 2 stls (3x), 1 blk (4x), 5 FGM @Tor (1/6), 5 3FGM @Tor (1/6), 3 FTM v/OKC (1/21), 33 mins (3x).

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Has played in 768 career games for Utah, Orlando, Washington, Dallas and New Jersey, starting 511, and has averaged 7.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg and 1.7 apg in 22.5 mpg (.407 FG%, .337 3FG%, .701 FT%) • Has missed 83 games due to injury/illness • CAREER HIGHS: 33 pts @NO (2/25/08), 11 rebs v/Dall (1/5/04), 9 assts @LAC (12/7/01), 4 stls (4x), 3 blks @Dall (1/19/02), 13 FGM @Dall (4/5/05), 8 3FGM @LAL (3/30/08), 9 FTM @Tor (1/30/08), 49 mins @LAL (3/15/04) • 2010-11 (with Dallas): Played in 72 games, starting 54, and averaged 5.3 ppg, 1.5 rpg and 1.1 apg in 16.1 mpg (.388 FG%, .378 3FG%, .714 FT%) • Started 54 contests, averaging 6.5 ppg, with the Mavericks posting a 38-16 mark • 2009-10 (with Washington and Dallas): In 64 games (18 starts), posted 2.1 ppg and 1.4 rpg in 13.8 mpg, while shooting .282 FGs and .714 FTs • Before being traded, averaged 2.2 ppg, 1.6 rpg and 1.1 apg in 15.5 mpg in 40 games for Washington • 2008-09: Had the NBA‘s second-longest streak of consecutive regular season games started (275), before it was snapped @Char (12/23) • Tallied 6.6 ppg, 2.4 rpg, and 3.1 apg in 27.7 mpg of 32 games (25 starts), and knocked down .312 FGs and .533 FTs • 2007-08 (with Washington): Averaged 11.2 ppg, 3.1 apg and 2.9 rpg in 82 starts, and was the only player to start every game • 2006-07: Posted averages of 11.2 ppg, a career-high 2.7 apg and 2.6 rpg in 29.5 mpg, starting all 82 contests (only Wizard to do so) • Career-highs in FG% (.461) and 3FG% (.404), also hitting .704 FTs • 2005-06 (with Orlando): Put in 11.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 2.0 apg in 32.3 mpg, and was one of 12 players in the NBA to start all 82 contests (.460 FG%, .744 FT%) • 2004-05: Averaged 7.8 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 1.3 apg in 19.8 mpg in 55 games (27 starts), hitting .408 FG%, .373 3FG% and .554 FT% • 2003-04 (with Utah and Orlando): Played in 80 games (78 starts), averaging 11.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 2.0 apg in 30.6 mpg, shooting .432 FGs and .676 FTs • 2002-03 (with Utah): Tallied 4.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg and 1.0 apg in 12.5 mpg in 60 games (eight starts), knocking down .401 FGs and .691 FTs • 2001-02: Notched 4.9 ppg, 1.7 apg and 1.2 rpg in 16.9 mpg, appearing in 67 games (23 starts) • Hit .385 FGs and .698 FTs • 2000-01: Averaged 2.2 ppg in 7.3 mpg in 40 games (two starts) during his rookie season • Participated in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during 2001 NBA All-Star Weekend in Washington, DC.

PLAYOFF HISTORY: In 38 career postseason games (28 starts) with Utah, Washington and Dallas, has averaged 5.6 ppg, 1.3 rpg and 1.1 apg in 18.4 mpg (.321 FGs, .344 3FGs, .791 FTs) • Played in 21 games of Dallas’ 2011 NBA championship run, averaging 5.6 ppg, 1.3 rpg and 1.1 apg in 15.8 mpg (.349 FG%, .397 3FG%, .750 FT%)• Recorded nine pts (3-6 FGs, 3-5 3FGs), three rebs and three stls in 22 mins in Game 2 of the NBA Finals @Mia (6/2/11) • Tallied 11 pts (3-7 FGs, 3-7 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), all in the first half, in 26 mins of Game 4 v/Mia (6/7/11) • In the 2010 Playoffs, appeared in two first round games v/SA for a total of two mins • In 2008, averaged a playoff career-high 12.3 ppg and 3.0 rpg in six games with the Wizards against Cleveland • Shot .389 from deep • In the ’07 postseason, averaged 6.0 ppg and 2.5 rpg in four first round starts v/Clev • In four games with Utah in 2003, averaged 4.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 1.0 apg in 9.3 mpg through four games • In the 2001 playoffs, appeared in one game and totalled two pts and one reb in eight mins for the Jazz • PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS: 19 pts v/Clev (4/24/08), 5 rebs (3x), 5 assts (2x), 3 stls (2x), 2 blks @Clev (4/22/07), 5 FGM (3x), 5 3FGM v/Clev (4/24/08), 6 FTM (2x), 38 mins @Clev (4/19/08).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Averaged 30.4 ppg, 9.7 rpg and 6.2 apg as a senior at Washington Union High School in Fresno, California • Named First Team Parade All-America and Second Team All-USA Today Basketball Team • Starred in the 2000 McDonald‘s All-American High School All-Star Game and scored a game-high 25 pts • Also won the slam dunk contest at the event • Originally signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Kansas University, but opted for the NBA Draft.

PERSONAL INFO: DeShawn Stevenson was born April 3, 1981 in Fresno, CA • Has two sons, DeShawn Jr. and Londyn Taylor, and a daughter, Skye Christian • With the Wizards, participated in their annual Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery, delivering toys, books, clothes, games and gift certificates to families in Washington, DC who needed help with the holidays.