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Andre Iguodala

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NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally selected by Philadelphia as an early entry candidate in the first round (9th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft.
• Traded to Denver in a four-team, 12-player deal on August 10, 2012.
• Acquired by Golden State in a sign-and-trade from Denver along with Kevin Murphy from Utah, as part of a three-team deal which also sent Andris Biedrins, Richard Jefferson and Brandon Rush to Utah on July 10, 2013.
• Named the 2015 NBA Finals MVP with averages of 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.33 steals in 37.0 minutes during the Warriors’ six-game series win over the Cavaliers, joining Rick Barry (1975) as the only Finals MVPs in franchise history and becoming the first Finals MVP in NBA history to win the award without having started a regular season game that season.
• Earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors in 2013-14, becoming the first player in Warriors history to be named First Team All-Defense since Nate Thurmond.
• Named to the 2012 Eastern Conference All-Star Team.
• Named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2010-11.
• Earned NBA All-Rookie First Team honors in 2004-05.
• Earned MVP honors for the 2006 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston.
• Finished second in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Competition in 2006.
• Has 80 double-doubles for his career, including nine triple-doubles.
• Enters 2015-16 owning career averages of 14.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.68 steals and 36.1 minutes in 835 regular-season games (758 starts) over 11 seasons with Philadelphia, Denver and Golden State.
• Has appeared in 69 playoff games (51 starts) with the 76ers, Nuggets and Warriors, averaging 13.0 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.57 steals in 36.3 minutes and helping Golden State to the 2014-15 NBA championship.

2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE:
• Appeared in 77 games, averaging 7.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 26.9 minutes.
• Among reserves (min. 40 games off the bench), led the NBA in plus/minus (+5.7) and Net Rating (12.2).
• Recorded three 20-point games, scoring in double figures 21 times.
• Matched a season-high with four three-pointers on 4/4 at Dallas.
• Hit a season-high 6-of-9 at the free throw line on 3/31 at the L.A. Clippers, matching a season-high with seven assists.
• Scored in double figures five consecutive times (3/18-3/24), his longest such streak as a Warrior.
• Tied a season-high with 21 points on a season-high-tying 9-of-11 from the field on 3/24 at Portland.
• Scored a season-high 21 points on 9-of-12 from the field (a perfect 7-of-7 from inside the arc) on 3/18 vs. Atlanta.
• Hit a season-high four three-pointers to finish with 14 points on 2/20 vs. San Antonio.
• Dished out a season-high seven assists on 1/14 vs. Miami.
• Set a then-season-high with 20 points (7-of-12 FG) on 12/14 at New Orleans.
• In his 759th regular-season game (807th including playoffs), came off the bench for the first time in his career on 10/29 at Sacramento.
• Missed five games due to rest.
• Appeared in 21 postseason games (three starts), averaging 10.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.19 steals in 30.2 minutes.
• Named the NBA Finals MVP with averages of 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.33 steals in 37.0 minutes, including a 2015 postseason-high 25 points in Game 6… Joins Rick Barry (1975) as the only Finals MVPs in franchise history... Became the first Finals MVP in NBA history to win the award without having started a regular season game that season.
• In his 96th game of the season, made his first start of the year in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on 6/11 at Cleveland, finishing with a then-season- high 22 points and playoff-season-high eight rebounds, matching a season high with four threes.
• Blocked a playoff career-high three shots on 5/25 at Houston.
• In the last three games of the Western Conference Semifinals against Memphis (all Warriors wins), shot 8-of-14 (.571) from three-point range.
• Scored a then-2015 Playoff-high 16 points on 5/13 vs. Memphis while shooting 7-of-10 from the field.

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS WITH GOLDEN STATE:
• In 63 games (all starts), averaged 9.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.51 steals in 32.4 minutes.
• Led the NBA in plus/minus per game, averaging a +9.0 point differential while on the court.
• Scored in double figures 24 times, including three 20-point games.
• Had double-digit assists four times and double-digit rebounds twice.
• Hit 9-of-10 (.900) at the free throw line on 3/30 vs. New York, the first time he’s hit at least 90 percent of his free throws (minimum 10 attempts) since 2/9/09 vs. Phoenix (10-of-11).
• Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds on 2/22 vs. Brooklyn.
• Secured a double-double with 12 points and a then-season-high 10 rebounds on 1/26 vs. Portland.
• Hit his second buzzer beater of the season (fifth career game-winner) on a three-pointer as time expired on 1/3 at Atlanta.
• Totaled eight points, seven rebounds and 10 assists on 12/29 at Cleveland.
• Dished out a season-high 14 assists on 11/20 vs. Memphis.
• Hit game-winner as time expired on 11/14 vs. Oklahoma City, his fourth career game-winner with under three seconds remaining.
• Scored a season-high 32 points on 11/4 at Philadelphia, hitting 11-of-18 from the field and a career-high 7-of-11 from three-point range.
• Recorded his first double-double with the Warriors on 10/31 at the Clippers, totaling 14 points and 11 assists.
• Made his Warriors debut on 10/30 vs. the Lakers, totaling seven points, four rebounds and four assists.
• Missed 12 games (inactive three times) with a left hamstring strain...Missed six games with right knee tendinitis (3/18-3/22, 4/2, 4/11, 4/14)... Missed one game to rest (4/16).
• Appeared in seven postseason games (all starts), averaging 13.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.29 steals while hitting 51.6 percent from the field and 53.3 percent from three-point range in 35.4 minutes.
• Scored in double figures in five-straight games to end the postseason, his longest double-digit scoring streak of the season.
• Tallied 18 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in Game 5 on 4/29 at the Clippers, becoming the first Warrior to tally those numbers in a playoff game since Baron Davis on 4/22/07 at Dallas.
• Finished with playoff season-highs in points (22) and assists (nine), while shooting 6-of-8 (.750) from the field, 2-of-2 (1.000) from three-point range and 8-of-10 (.800) from the line in 42 minutes in Game 4 on 4/27 vs. the Clippers.

2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS WITH DENVER:
• Appeared in 80 games (all starts), averaging 13.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.74 steals in 34.7 minutes.
• Ranked 11th in the NBA in steals (1.74) per game and third among shooting guards in assists (5.4) per game behind only Kobe Bryant (6.0) and James Harden (5.8).
• Totaled 10 double-doubles on the season.
• Recorded a triple-double on 4/10 vs. San Antonio with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.
• Appeared in six games (all starts) in Denver’s first round playoff series against Golden State, averaging 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.00 steals in 40.5 minutes.
• Joined LeBron James and Kevin Durant as the only players to average at least 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists during the 2013 NBA Playoffs.
• Led the team in the postseason in assists, steals and minutes, while ranking second in points and rebounds.

2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Appeared in 62 games (all starts), averaging 12.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.73 steals, shooting a career-high 39.4 percent (76- 193) from three-point range in 35.6 minutes.
• Named to his first All-Star Game, tallying 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting in 14 minutes.
• Ranked ninth in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.95), sixth in steals and tied for 16th in assists.
• Totaled eight double-doubles.
• Recorded a triple-double on 1/28 vs. Detroit with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
• Appeared in 13 postseason games (all starts), averaging 12.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.46 steals in 38.8 minutes.
• Won his first playoff series, as the Sixers defeated the Chicago Bulls (4-3) in the First Round.

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Appeared in 67 games (all starts), averaging 14.1 points, 5.8 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.51 steals in 36.9 minutes per game.
• Named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
• Joined LeBron James as the only players in the NBA to average at least 14 points, six assists and five rebounds.
• Had 11 double-doubles, including three triple-doubles.
• One of four players (LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and Russell Westbrook) to notch at least three triple-doubles.
• Saw his streak of 252 consecutive games played/started end on 11/7/10 at New York because of tendinitis in his right Achilles and missed 15 games overall.
• Appeared in all five postseason games (all starts) in First Round against Miami, averaging 11.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.00 steal in 36.4 minutes per game.

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Started all 82 games, averaging team-highs in points (17.1), assists (5.8) and steals (1.72) to go with 6.5 rebounds in 38.9 minutes.
• Ranked tied for 14th in the league in assists, seventh in steals and second in total minutes played.
• Joined LeBron James as the only players to average at least 17 points, six rebounds and five assists.
• Recorded 11 double-doubles (seven point/rebound, four point/assist).
• Scored 20-or-more points 29 times, including four games with 30-or-more points.

2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Started all 82 games, averaging a team-high 18.8 points to go with 5.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.60 steals in 39.9 minutes.
• Joined LeBron James, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade as the only players among qualifiers to average at least 18 points, five rebounds and five assists.
• Led the NBA in total minutes played and minutes per game while ranking 27th in scoring, 21st in assists, 10th in steals and 12th in free throw attempts.
• Posted 10 double-doubles (six point/rebound, four point/assist).
• Averaged 20.6 points over the final 64 games after averaging 13.0 through the first 17 games.
• Started all six games of the Sixers First Round matchup vs. Orlando, averaging team-highs of 21.5 points, 6.7 assists and 1.83 steals along with a team-high tying 6.3 rebounds in 44.8 minutes per game.

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Started all 82 games, averaging a career-high 19.9 points to go with 5.4 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.09 steals in 39.5 minutes per game.
• Joined Caron Butler as the only players among qualifiers to average at least 19 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals.
• Ranked sixth in the NBA in steals, tied for 28th in scoring, tied for 26th in assists and sixth in minutes played.
• Sixers were 25-18 when he scored 20-plus points.
• Had eight double-doubles (five point/rebound, three point/assist).
• Tallied 30 points and 10 assists at Atlanta (4/4/08), becoming the first Sixer to post a 30-point, 10-assist game since Allen Iverson (12/2/06) and the first Sixer other than Iverson to do so since Jeff Hornacek (11/20/92).
• Over the final 66 games, had 140 steals to 147 turnovers.
• Started all six games of the Sixers playoff series vs. Detroit, averaging 13.2 points, 5.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 2.17 steals in 39.0 minutes per game.

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• In 76 games (all starts), averaged 18.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.00 steals in 40.3 minutes per game.
• One of just four players among qualifiers to average at least 18 points, five rebounds and five assists (Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Tracy McGrady).
• Ranked 29th in the league in scoring, tied for 16th in assists, fourth in steals and tied for fourth in minutes per game.
• Was one of just three players (Jason Kidd and Kevin Garnett) to have at least three triple-doubles.
• Missed the first game of his career with a lower back strain on 3/23/07 and missed five more games (4/10-4/11/07, 4/15-4/18/07) with that same injury.
• At the time, his streak of 232 consecutive games started was the third longest of any active player in the NBA.
• Over his final 29 games played, averaged 20.0 points, 6.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds.

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Started in all 82 games and averaged 12.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.65 steals in 37.6 minutes per game.
• Became the first Sixers player since Clarence Weatherspoon (1992-94) to start and play in all 82 games of his first two seasons with the team.
• Ranked 14th in the NBA in steals per game and 12th in steals per turnover ratio (0.88).
• Named MVP of the 2006 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston (30 points, six rebounds, four steals, three assists).
• Finished second in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Competition, edged by New York’s Nate Robinson in the NBA’s first-ever dunk contest tie-breaker.

2004-05 HIGHLIGHTS WITH PHILADELPHIA:
• Started all 82 games, averaging 9.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.68 steals in 32.8 minutes per game.
• Only Sixer to start every game.
• Had five double-doubles, including his first career triple-double (10 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) vs. Detroit (3/23/05)
• Became the first Sixers rookie to start 82 games in a season since Clarence Weatherspoon (1992-93).
• Finished with 138 steals, the third most steals by a Sixers rookie in franchise history.
• Ranked eighth among NBA leaders in steals per game.
• Posted first career double-double at Portland (12/28/04) with 22 points and 10 rebounds.
• Made NBA debut on 11/3/04 at Boston, recording eight points, one assist and one steal in 20 minutes.
• Had 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the got milk? Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend.
• Started all five games in Sixers First Round playoff series against Detroit, averaging 9.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.80 steals.

USA BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS:
• Was named a member of the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team player pool but had to withdraw from consideration for 2014 World Cup due to injury.
• Was a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, averaging 4.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists while shooting 70.0 percent from the field as Team USA won gold medal at the London Games.
• Started for Team USA at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, averaging 5.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists in nine games as Team USA captured gold medal.
• Was a member of the U.S. Select Team which prepared Team USA for the 2008 Olympics.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:
• In two seasons at University of Arizona (2002-04), averaged 9.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.53 steals in 62 games with 34 starts.
• In final season at Arizona, made the All-Pac 10 team, earned All-District 9 honors from the USBWA and was named Honorable Mention All- America by The Associated Press.
• Also received second team Pac-10 All-Academic team honors in 2003-04.
• Became the sixth early entry candidate under head coach Lute Olson.
• Posted 10 career double-doubles and three triple-doubles.
• Joined Jason Kidd (California) as the only Pac-10 players to register more than one triple-double in a season.
• Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen team in 2002-03.
• Appeared in five NCAA Tournament games.
• Signed with Arizona in the spring of 2002 after being released from his National Letter of Intent at Arkansas following Nolan Richardson’s departure.

PERSONAL: Full name is Andre Tyler Iguodala (ig-uh-DAH-luh)...Son of Linda Shanklin...Married his wife, Christina, in August 2015 in Cabo... His first child, Andre Tyler II was born on 3/24/07...Brother Frank played basketball at Lake Land College (Matoon, IL.; 2000-02), and the University of Dayton (2002-04)...During the summer of 2001, named the AAU national tournament Most Valuable Player after hitting the game-winning shot at the final buzzer to give his team the 17-and-under national title...Also earned three letters in track & field in high school... Majored in education at Arizona...Has an interest in technology and sites post-playing career opportunities in the Bay Area as one of the factors in choosing to sign with Golden State as a free agent in 2013...Was an investor and served as the Men’s Style Director for Twice, an online clothing retailer...Spoke at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco this past offseason, discussing his life of basketball and business as well as his passion for the tech industry...Awarded the key to the city of his hometown, Springfield, Illinois, when he returned to his alma mater, Lanphier High School, with the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy in August 2015...Was joined by his basketball coaches over the years, as well as the school’s current team and local dignitaries, at the ceremony...Hobbies include golf, reading and video games...Traveled to Japan as part of the NBA Clutch Time Trophy Tour...Has been active in Warriors community outreach efforts during his first two years with the team...Made a visit to Oakland Children’s Hospital prior to the start of the 2013-14 season...As part of the Warriors Plays for the Holidays initiative and NBA Cares Season of Giving, he and his family hosted a movie night for youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland, with nearly 100 attendees being treated to a private screening of the kid-friendly holiday movie Frozen...Made an appearance at the Warriors Basketball Camp session at the team’s practice facility...Hosted Andre’s Book Drive in 2006 and 2007, leading to the donation of more than 2,600 new children’s books to Philadelphia READS...In 2004-05, hosted a Caps for Kids Drive, which brought in over 1,400 new hats that were donated to local children’s hospitals...Established the Andre Iguodala Disaster Relief Fund in March of 2006 to raise money to assist tornado victims in his hometown of Springfield, IL...Interacts with fans and keeps them updated on his activities on his personal website, www.mindofai9.com...Is a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers and did a Twitter Takeover of the @49ers account during one of the team’s 2013 preseason games...Is on Twitter @ andre.
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Height: 6'6''/ 1.98m
Weight: 215 lbs./ 97.5 kg
Born: January 28, 1984
From: University of Arizona
Draft: 1st Round (9th pick) 2004 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2004
Years Pro: 12
Previous Teams:
  Golden State Warriors 2013 - 2015
  Denver Nuggets 2013 - 2013
  Philadelphia 76ers 2012 - 2012
  Denver Nuggets 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Arizona/USA

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