Steve Blake Background

Steve

Blake

Height: 6-3

Weight: 175

DOB: 2/26/80

School: Maryland

NBA Years: 11

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Lakers as a free agent July 8, 2010.


2012-13 Season:

Appeared in 45 games (13 starts), averaging 7.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 0.76 steals in 26.1 minutes … Scored 10+ points 11 times and 20+ points twice … Ranked among 2012-13 league leaders in 3FG% (14th/.421) … Tallied six points, five rebounds, six assists and a career-high tying five steals 11/4 vs. Detroit … Tallied seven points and seven assists 2/14 vs. LA Clippers … Posted 13 points, a season-high seven rebounds and six assists 2/28 vs. Minnesota … Handed out a season-high eight assists 3/12 at Orlando … Finished with 18 points (5-7 3FG), six rebounds, seven assists, four steals and a career-high tying two blocks 3/15 at Indiana … Posted 16 points, five rebounds and a season-high eight assists 3/17 vs. Sacramento … Scored 15 points (5-8 3FG) 3/30 at Sacramento … Posted seven points, five rebounds and six assists 4/9 vs. New Orleans … Totaled eight points and a season-high seven rebounds 4/10 at Portland … Posted 23 points (8-16 FG), five rebounds and four assists 4/14 vs. San Antonio … Recorded a season-high 24 points (6-20 FG, 4-12 3FG, 8-8 FT), a season-high seven rebounds and seven assists 4/17 vs. Houston … Missed 37 games with an abdominal strain/surgery (11/13-1/27) ... In two playoff games, averaged 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.00 steals and 1.50 blocks in 37.5 minutes ... Tallied 12 points and career playoff highs in steals (4) and blocks (2) 4/21 at San Antonio ... Missed two games in the playoffs with a strained right hamstring (4/26 - 4/28).

Career

Steve Blake 2013
Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers handles the ball during a game against the San Antonio Spurs on November 1, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Selected by Washington in the second round (38th pick overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft ... Signed with Portland as a free agent 9/19/05 ... Acquired by Milwaukee from Portland along with Ha Seung-Jin and Brian Skinner for Jamaal Magloire 7/31/06 ... Acquired by Denver from Milwaukee in exchange for Earl Boykins 1/11/07 ... Signed with Portland as a free agent 7/13/07 ... Acquired by the LA Clippers from Portland along with Travis Outlaw and cash considerations in exchange for Marcus Camby ... Has recorded 185 career 10+ point games, 18 20+ point games, two 10+ rebound games, 29 10+ assist games, 18 double-doubles and one triple-double (23 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists 4/14/10 vs. LA Lakers).

2011-12:

Appeared in 53 games (5 starts), averaging 5.2 points, 1.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 0.74 steals and 0.04 blocks in 23.3 minutes … Scored 10+ points eight times … Led team in assists 12 times and in steals 10 times … Handed out a season-high eight assists 1/10 vs. Phoenix … Scored a season-high 17 points (6-9 FG, 5-6 3FG) 2/20 vs. Portland … Tallied 9 points, five rebounds, five assists and a career-high tying two blocks 3/13 at Memphis … Missed 13 games (1/13-2/6) with a costochaondral fracture ... In 12 playoff games, averaged 6.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 25.5 minutes ... Scored a playoff career-high 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting (5-6 3FG) 5/12 vs. Denver.

2010-11:

Appeared in 79 games, averaging 4.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.51 steals in 20.0 minutes … Scored 10+ points four times … Led team in assists eight times, steals five times and blocks once … Scored 10 points including the game-winning three with 18.8 seconds remaining in Lakers debut 10/26 vs. Houston … Scored a season-high 14 points (4-6 3FG, 2-2 FT) 11/5 vs. Toronto … Tallied five points, three rebounds, four assists and a season-high three steals 1/25 vs. Utah … Posted nine points, a season-high six rebounds and three assists 2/1 vs. Houston … Tallied eight points, a season-high seven assists and two steals 2/11 at New York … Missed one game (11/14) due to gastroenteritis and two games (4/12 - 4/13) with chickenpox ... In nine playoff games, averaged 2.2 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 16.1 minutes.

2009-10:

Appeared in 80 games (38 starts) with Portland and the LA Clippers, averaging 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 27.0 minutes ... Ranked 13th league-wide in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.97) ... Appeared in 51 games (28 starts) with Portland, averaging 7.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists ... Led Portland in assists 15 times and scored 10+ points 17 times ... Posted 20 points and 10 assists 2/10 at Phoenix ... Recorded 11 points and 10 assists 1/23 at Detroit ... Scored 18 points (4-6 3FG), including 15 in the second half 1/15 vs. Orlando ... Had streak of 172 straight starts come to end 12/15 vs. Sacramento ... In 29 games (10 starts) with the Clippers, averaged 6.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 6.1 assists ... Started Clippers debut, posting three points and a game-high nine assists in 32 minutes 2/17 vs. Atlanta ... Recorded 11 points and 12 assists 2/20 vs. Sacramento for 16th career double-double and 3rd of season ... Totaled nine points and 12 assists 3/31 at Toronto ... Tallied nine points and 13 assists 4/12 vs. Dallas ... Recorded first career triple-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists 4/14 vs.LA Lakers.

2008-09:

Steve Blake 2011
Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers moves the ball against the New Orleans Hornets during Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 28, 2011 in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Appeared in 69 games (69 starts), averaging 11.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.00 steals and 31.7 minutes … Finished fifth in the NBA with a 3.22 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Led Portland in assists 30 times (including ties) ... Ranked 13th in the league and first on the team among qualifiers in 3-point percentage (140-328, 42.7%) ... Tallied four double-doubles … Scored 10+ points 38 times and 20+ seven times … Handed out 10+ assists five times … Led Portland in steals 20 times (including ties) … Notched a season-high tying 22 points 3/23 vs. Philadelphia ... Tied a career high with six 3-pointers (of 10) in netting 21 points 3/21 at Milwaukee ... Tied the NBA record for assists in a quarter with 14 in the first quarter, breaking the franchise record for assists in a quarter and a half, and finished with a season-high 17 assists 2/22 vs. L.A. Clippers … Totaled a season-high tying 22 points and 10 assists 12/18 vs. Phoenix ... Notched a season-high tying 22 points (4-8 3-PT) 11/22 at Phoenix ... Knocked down a career-high tying six 3-pointers (6-10) in scoring 20 points 11/21 at Sacramento ... In six postseason games (all starts), averaged playoff career-highs of 9.8 points (.489 FG%, .417 3FG%), 4.0 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 38.5 minutes ... Totaled 16 points and a playoff career-high 10 assists 4/24 vs. Houston.

2007-08:

Appeared in 81 games (78 starts), averaging 8.5 points, 5.1 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 29.9 minutes in 81 games (78 starts) … Finished the season ranked 7th among NBA leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.65), 21st in 3-point percentage (40.6%) and 23rd in assists (5.1) ... Led the team in assists 34 times, ranking 2nd among teammates … Ranked 2nd on team in assists (5.1) and 3FGM (121) … Scored in double-digits 34 times including three 20+ point games ... Handed out 10+ assists four times ... Posted three double-doubles ... Scored a season-high 24 points 1/9 vs. Golden State ... Totaled 15 points and a season-high 11 assists 3/21 vs. LA Clippers.

2006-07:

Averaged 6.4 points, 5.0 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 82 games played with Milwaukee and Denver… In 33 games (two starts) with Milwaukee, posted averages of 3.6 points, 1.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 17.7 minutes ... Scored 10+ points four times with the Bucks ... With Denver, Blake posted a 25-15 record as a starter, averaging 8.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 33.5 minutes in 49 games … Logged a 3.21 assist-to-turnover ratio in Denver … Handed out 10+ assists nine times and posted three double-doubles (all with Denver) ... Handed out a career high 18 assists 2/14 at Minnesota ... Scored a career-high 25 points 1/14 at Portland ... Appeared in 5 playoff games (all starts) with Denver, averaging 7.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 36.0 minutes.

2005-06:

In 68 games (57 starts) with the Trail Blazers, averaged 8.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 26.2 minutes … Ranked 3rd in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.69) and 16th in 3-point percentage (.413) ... Scored 10+ points 23 times and 20+ points twice ... Handed out 10+ assists four times ... Posted three double-doubles ... Totaled 12 points and 10 assists 3/15 at New Jersey ... Recorded 18 points and season-high 13 assists 3/12 vs. Phoenix ... Posted 19 points and a season-high 13 assists 12/16 vs. Oklahoma City ... Scored a season-high 23 points 3/5 at Houston.

2004-05:

Appeared in 44 games (one start) with the Washington Wizards ... Averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists ... Posted 3 10+ points games ... Missed 29 games because of injury ... Activated from injured list 11/20 after missing first eight games of season recovering from right ankle surgery ... Sat out 11 games (from 12/3-12/26) with a left foot arch strain, then was sidelined for another 11 (from 1/6-1/26) with a sprained left ankle ... Handed out a season-high six assists 12/31 at Boston ... Grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds 2/25 at Chicago ... Totaled a season-high 17 points, five rebounds and five assists 2/27 vs. Sacramento ... Tied a season-high with 17 points 3/16 at Atlanta ... Averaged 0.5 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.5 assists in four playoff games (17 total minutes).

2003-04:

Averaged 5.9 points (38.6% FG, 37.1% 3-PT, 82.1% FT), 1.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 75 games (14 starts) as a rookie with the Wizards ... Scored in double-figures 16 times including one 20+ point game ... Scored a season-high 21 points 3/21 vs. Miami ... Recorded first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds 3/23 at Utah ...Tallied 16 points and a season-high eight assists 1/14 at New Jersey.

Wallpapers

Player Wallpaper: 2013-14 Steve Blake

2013-14 Steve Blake

Player Wallpaper: 2012-13 Steve Blake

2012-13 Steve Blake

Infographics

Infographic: 4/24/13 vs. SAS

4/24/13 vs. SAS

Infographic: 3-15-13 vs. IND

3-15-13 vs. IND

Personal

Steve Blake hits the game winning shot vs. the Rockets
Steve Blake #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers hits the game winning 3 pointer against the Houston Rockets on November 7, 2013 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
  • Steve and wife, Kristin, have three sons, Nicholas, Jameson and Zachary
  • Majored in criminology and criminal justice at Maryland
  • Attended Miami High School along with the Heat’s Udonis Haslem, winning consecutive state championships
  • Played prep basketball at national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy at Mouth of Wilson, Va., graduating fourth in his senior class
  • Is the youngest of four children with three older sisters
  • Follows the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami football team
  • Enjoys golfing in his spare time
  • In 2009-10 and 2010-11, participated in the Hoops for St. Jude program (donation for every point scored) along with Pau Gasol among other NBA players.

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