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HEIGHT
6-1

WEIGHT
190

DOB
8/31/82

COLLEGE
Duke

NBA YEARS
8
Personal Info
  • Selected by Chicago in the second round (38th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft
  • Re-signed by Chicago August 15, 2005
  • Signed as a free agent by New York July 9, 2008
  • Signed as a free agent by Orlando July 8, 2010
  • Has appeared in 560 regular season games during his NBA career with Chicago, New York and Orlando, averaging 6.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 26.3 minutes
  • Owns a .363 (616-1,697) career three-point field goal percentage
  • Has recorded 16 20+ points games, one 30+ point game, 27 10+ assist games and 21 double-doubles
  • Recorded first career triple-double with 18 points, a career-high 10 rebounds and 12 assists 11/2/05 vs. Charlotte
  • HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired from Orlando along with Earl Clark and Dwight Howard in a four-team trade (Denver, Philadelphia) in exchange for Josh McRoberts, Christian Eyenga, a 2017 protected first round draft pick and a 2015 protected second round draft pick draft pick with Andrew Bynum going to Philadelphia on July 10, 2012.
Career Info
  • Full name is Chris Nicholas Duhon
  • Son of Vivian Harper
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in sociology from Duke, along with a markets and management certificate
  • Extremely active in the community, with special emphasis on his hometown of Slidell, LA
  • Earned NBA’s Community Assist Award in November 2007
  • Received ‘Good Guy Award’ from The Sporting News in 2006 for his efforts after Hurricane Katrina, as well as the Charles Lubin Award as the Chicago Bulls player that demonstrated the highest level of community work
  • Hosts annual Chris Duhon Basketball Camp in Slidell, LA
  • Organized the Chris Duhon Stand Tall Foundation in 2005, immediately following Hurricane Katrina, to aid victims with primary needs and assist in rebuilding of his hometown of Slidell, including a personal donation of $100,000 to refurbish basketball courts in New Orleans and SlidellHas participated in NBA’s Basketball Without Borders programs in Africa, Europe and Asia
  • Penned a guest column for the New York Post on Jan. 21, 2009, describing facing President Barack Obama on the basketball court
  • In high school and college, slept with a basketball on nights before games
  • Close friend and Duke teammate, Reggie Love, served as special assistant and personal aide to President Obama
  • Lists Dr. Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Oprah as three people he’d like to have dinner with
  • Favorite movie is Coming to America
  • Favorite actor is Denzel Washington.