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 in 1970-71 ... 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 ... Entered 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 HIGHLIGHTSWITH GOLDEN STATE: Appeared in 77 games, all off the bench, 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-highwith 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-highwith seven assists ... Scored in double figures five consecutive times (3/18-3/24), his longest such streak as a Warrior ... Tied a season-highwith 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 finishwith 14 points on 2/20 vs. San Antonio ... Dished out a season-high seven assists on 1/14 vs.Miami ... Set a then-season-highwith 20 points (7-of-12 FG) on 12/14 at New Orleans ... In his 759th regular-season game (807th including playoffs),cameoff the bench for first time in his career on 10/29 atSacramento ... Missed five games due to rest ... Appeared in 21postseason 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 37.0minutes, including a 2015 postseason-high 25 points in Game 6 … JoinsRickBarry (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 with Warriors trailing 1-2 in series, and finished with a then-season-high 22 points and playoff-season-high eight rebounds, matching a season-high with four threes ... Started each of the last three games of NBA Finals and helped lead Warriors to three straight victories to close out series ... Blocked a playoff career-high three shots on 5/25 at Houston ... In the last three games of theWestern Conference Semifinals againstMemphis (allWarriorswins), shot 8-of-14 (.571) from three-point range.
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 the 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 land ... 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) ... One of 28 players named to the 2014-16 USA Men’s National Team pool on 1/23.
PERSONAL: Full name is Andre Tyler Iguodala... Son of Linda Shanklin... his first child, Andre Tyler II was born on 3/24/07... Brother Frank played basketball at Lake Land College (Matoon, Ill.; 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... Hobbies include reading and video games ... 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, Ill... Is on Twitter: @andre.