#17 Mike Dunleavy
Height: 6-9 Weight: 230 Age: 26 School: Duke
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A versatile offensive performer with a full skill set that could be comfortable either as a starter at shooting guard or small forward or as the sixth man. ... However it works out, he'll play starter's minutes. ... Good shooter with 3-point range, smart passer and solid ballhandler. ... Was burdened by unrealistic expectations that come with being the No. 3 player drafted at Golden State ... Not a superstar-in-waiting, but a very good, fundamentally sound, intelligent basketball player. ... Has struggled with individual defense but is considered a solid team defender.
Averaged 15.8 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 3.7 apg over the final 19 games of 2005-06
Scored 20 or more points 10 times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds four times
Started 79 games in 2004-05, averaging 13.4 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.6 apg and 1.00 spg
Posted career-highs in several categories, including scoring average, field goal percentage, 3-pt FG percentage, steals per game, minutes per game and games started in '04-05
First career 20/20 game with 24 points, career-high 20 rebounds (17 defensive) and five assists in 42 minutes came against Indiana (3/2/04)
Concluded three-year college career ranked in the top 10 at Duke in three-point field goals made and attempted
Mike Krzyzewski called Dunleavy ”the most versatile player we’ve had here since Grant Hill”
Signed through the 2010-11 season.
Full name is Michael Joseph Dunleavy Jr. (DUN-lee-vee)
Son of longtime NBA player and current L.A. Clippers Head Coach Mike Sr. and Emily Dunleavy
Father and uncle, Kevin, both played college basketball at South Carolina
Has two younger brothers, Baker and James
Baker is currently playing basketball at Villanova
Was graduated from Duke University during the summer of 2005 with a degree in history
Continued his college education during the off-season following his first three NBA campaigns, attending classes at Duke following his second and third seasons after taking classes at California-Berkeley following his rookie campaign
Lists winning the 2001 NCAA Championship as his biggest basketball accomplishment
Played baseball, football, croquet and ping pong growing up
A football fan, he lists the big Green Bay Packers as his favorite team
Wears size 14 Adidas basketball shoes.