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Signed by Dnipro Dnepropetrovsk of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League for the 2008-09 season…was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft…draft rights were acquired by the HEAT from the Lakers in exchange for a 2011 second-round draft choice and cash considerations on June 25, 2009…signed by Olympiakos Pireus (Greece) for the 2009-10 season…signed by the HEAT on Aug. 2, 2010.
Appeared in 46 games with Dnipro Dnepropetrovsk of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League and averaged 16.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.15 steals, 1.35 blocks and 35.8 minutes while shooting 48 percent from the field, 38 percent from three-point range and 69.9 percent from the foul line…led team in scoring, assists, steals and minutes…finished second on the team in rebounds and third in three-point field goal percentage…won the slam dunk competition in the 2009 Ukrainian UBL All-Star Game.
Came off the bench in all six games in which he appeared and averaged 3.0 points (.400 FG%, .333 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 0.33 steals, 0.3 assists and 12.2 minutes…missed 49 games due to injury…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list 16 times and was a DNP-CD on 11 occasions…missed 10 consecutive games from Nov. 7-24 while undergoing left knee rehabilitation from his Mar. 3, 2008 surgery to repair a meniscal tear on the lateral joint line of his left knee and then missed the next 39 games from Nov. 26-Feb. 18 after he underwent follow-up knee surgery on Nov. 25…had 20 rebounds in 73 minutes of action…averaged 13.2 rebounds per 48 minutes…grabbed double-figure rebounds once…led the HEAT in rebounds once, grabbing a season-high 10 in the regular season finale against Detroit…topped Miami's reserves in rebounds and steals once each…had a pair of dunks…Season Highs: six points (twice), 10 rebounds (vs. Detroit, Apr. 15), two assists (vs. Detroit, Apr. 15), one steal (twice) and 30:22 minutes (vs. Detroit, Apr. 15).
Played two seasons at the University of Arkansas before leaving to play professional basketball in Europe following his sophomore season…appeared in 70 collegiate games (67 starts) and averaged 13.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.50 steals and 34.1 minutes while shooting 42 percent from the field, 38.2 percent from three-point range and 73 percent from the foul line…as a sophomore, appeared in 35 games (33 starts) and averaged 12.1 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.26 steals and 33.8 minutes while shooting 41.2 percent from the field, 37.8 percent from three-point range and 64.4 percent from the foul line…led team in rebounds, three-point field goals made and minutes…finished second on the team in steals, free throws made and games started and third in points, assists and field goals made…as a freshman, appeared in 35 games (34 starts) and averaged 13.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.74 steals and 34.4 minutes while shooting 42.7 percent from the field, 38.6 percent from three-point range and 81.2 percent from the foul line…named SEC Freshman of the Year and also SEC Newcomer of the Year…was a All-SEC Second Team selection…named First-Team Freshman All-American by CollegeInsider.com, Second-Team All-American by the Basketball Times and Third-Team Freshman All-American by Rivals and CollegeHoops.net…named Second Team All-District 9 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches…was a three-time SEC Freshman Player of the Week…finished third in the SEC in free throw percentage, fourth in minutes, sixth in steals, eighth in three-point field goal percentage, 11th in assist-to-turnover ratio, 12th in three-point field goals per game, 15th in assists, 16th in scoring and tied for 29th in rebounds…led the team in points, steals, free throw percentage, three-point field goals made, minutes and games started…finished second on the team in assists, field goals made and free throws made.
Full name is Patrick Dushaun Beverley…parents are Patrick Bracy and Lisa Beverley…chose his mom as the person that made a difference in his life because as a single parent she worked hard everyday to put food on the table and kept him from straying off down the wrong path…also credits his grandmother, Celeste Beverley, and his aunt, Karyn McCullough, as positive influences in his life…has a son (Everett) and a daughter (Adlaia)…majored in kinesiology at Arkansas…chose Arkansas because of his host, current Chicago Bull Ronnie Brewer, and because he had relatives in Arkansas…would like to coach when his playing days are over…starred in the documentary Hoop Reality which was a sequel to the original Hoop Dreams…in his free time he likes to play video games, play cards (especially spades) and spend time with his family…enjoys collecting shoes…says something most people don’t know about him is that he’s very shy…wears size 13 sneakers.