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2012-13 (Clippers): • Appeared in 22 games (all starts), averaging 8.4 points, 1.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.55 steals in 19.0 minutes. • Had season-highs in points (21), field goals (7), three-pointers made (5) and steals (4) on 2/14/13 vs. LAL. • Collected 19 points in 20:26 on 2/13/13 vs. HOU and 17 points in 18:32 on 4/17 at SAC. • Missed 60 games due to injury this season (14-left achilles tendon rehab, 34-left foot peroneal tendinitis, 1-lower back, 11-strained right groin).

2011-12 (Clippers): • Averaged 15.0 points, 4.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds in 30.4 minutes. • Shot 36.4% (83-of-228) from field and 38.4% (48-of-125 3PT) from 3-point range. • 12/25/11 at Golden State, made Clippers regular season debut with 21 points (6-19) FG, 3-10 3PT, 6-6 FT), 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 38:19. • 1/18/12 vs. Dallas, nailed the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.0 second remaining. Recorded 21 points, 8 rebounds and three assists in 31:42. • 1/29/12 at Denver, put on a scintillating performance in return to his hometown, tallying 32 points (11-20 FG, 6-12 3PT, 4-4 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 assists in 35:13.

2010-11 (Denver-New York): • Averaged 16.8 points, 5.4 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 72 games played (72 starts) for Denver and New York. • In 51 games played with Denver, averaged 16.5 points, 5.3 assists and 32.3 minutes per game. • Traded to the New York Knicks on 2/22/11 as part of the Carmelo Anthony trade. • Averaged 17.5 points, 5.5 assists and 3.1 rebounds in 21 games played for the Knicks. • PLAYOFFS: Scored 10 points in one playoff game played for the Knicks before injuring his knee and missing the remainder of the series.

2009-10 (Denver): • Appeared in 73 games (all starts), averaging a career-high 19.5 points, 5.6 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.12 steals in 34.1 minutes. • Ranked 20th in the NBA in scoring (19.5), 18th in assists (5.6), fourth in FT percentage (.910) and 35th in 3FG percentage (.386). • His FT makes (466) set a career-high and ranked ninth in the NBA, while his FT attempts (512) ranked 12th among NBA leaders. • Scored 10 or more points in 68 of his 73 appearances, including 37 games with 20+ and five with 30+. • Recorded five games with double-digit assists, four of which resulted in a double-double. • Denver went 29-8 on the year when he scored 20+ points (51-17 from 2008-10) and 5-0 when he tallied 10+ assists (15-1 from 2008-10). • At 33 years old, he became the oldest player in NBA history to average at least 19 points per game in a season for the first time in his career. • Scored his 14,000th career point vs. San Antonio on 4/10 – becoming only the 31st player in NBA history with 14,000+ points and 5,000+ assists (one of only four active players to have done so). • Made at least one three-pointer in a career-best 36-consecutive games from 12/10/09-3/15/10. • Dished out his 5,000th career assist at Memphis on 3/13, becoming only the seventh active player in the NBA to reach that milestone. • Made his fifth-straight NBA All-Star appearance (second as a Nugget) on 2/14 in Dallas, posting 17 points and five assists in 26 minutes off the bench for the West in the 141-139 loss. • Registered a career-high 39 points (12-20 FG, 9-13 3FG), eight assists and four rebounds at L.A. Lakers on 2/5 (the nine 3FG makes set a career-high). • PLAYOFFS: Averaged 20.3 points and 6.3 assists in six playoff games.

2008-09 (Detroit-Denver): • Averaged 17.7 points, 6.4 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 79 games played (79 starts) for Detroit and Denver. • In 77 games played for the Nuggets after being traded from the Pistons on 11/3/08, averaged 17.9 points and 6.4 assists per game. • Finished sixth in voting for the 2008-09 NBA MVP award. • Scored in double figures 71 times, including 31 games of 20+ and three of 30+. • Had 11 double-digit assist games and 10 double-doubles. • Led the Nuggets in scoring 23 times and in assists 52 times. • Among NBA leaders, ranked fourth in FT percentage (.913), ranked 11th in total three-pointers (162), free-throws made (418) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.86-to-1), 15th in assists, 29th in steals and tied for 34th in scoring. • Shot better than .400 (.408) from three-point range for the second-straight season, tying for 29th in the NBA. • Topped .900 from the free-throw line for the second-straight year and third time in his career. • PLAYOFFS: Led the Nuggets to the Western Conference Finals (WCF), averaging 20.6 points, 6.8 assists, 3.8 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 38.7 minutes in 16 games.

2007-08 (Detroit): • Appeared in 78 games (all starts), averaging 17.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.29 steals in 32.3 minutes. • Ranked ninth in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.31-to-1). • Among NBA leaders, ranked second in free throw percentage (.918), tied for 11th in assists (6.8 apg), tied for 24th in steals (1.29 spg) and tied for 30th in three-point percentage (.401). • Named to the NBA All-Star Team for the third consecutive season. • Led the team in scoring 37 times and assists 53 times. • Scored 10-plus points 70 times, 20-plus points 22 times and 30-plus points three times. • Dished out 10-plus assists 13 times. • Recorded 13 double-doubles (all points/assists). • PLAYOFFS: Led the Pistons to the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 16.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 32.0 minutes in 15 games (all starts).

2006-07 (Detroit): • Appeared in 70 games (all starts), averaging 17.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 1.20 steals in 36.2 minutes. • Ranked second in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.59-to-1). • Among NBA leaders, tied for seventh in free-throw percentage (.883) and tied for eighth in assists (7.2). • Ranked eighth among NBA point guards in double-doubles with 16 (points/assists). • Teamed with Richard Hamilton to become the first guard tandem in NBA history to lead their team in scoring for five consecutive seasons. • PLAYOFFS: Guided the Pistons to the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 18.6 points, 5.7 assists and 3.3 rebounds in 16 games (all starts).

2005-06 (Detroit): • Appeared in 81 games (all starts), averaging 18.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, a career-high 8.6 assists and 0.88 steals in 36.1 minutes. • Led the NBA and set a franchise record in assist-to-turnover ratio (4.11-to-1). • Among NBA leaders, ranked fourth in assists, sixth in free throw percentage (.894) and eighth in three-point field goal percentage. • Ranked third among NBA point guards in double-doubles with a career-high 27 (points/assists). • Finished fifth in NBA’s Most Valuable Player voting. • Became only the third player in NBA history to have played for at least five different teams at the time of their first All-Star selection (Sam Cassell, Anthony Mason the others).

2004-05 (Detroit): • Appeared in 80 games (all starts), averaging 16.5 points (career-high .442 FG), 3.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.01 steals in 35.8 minutes. • Among NBA regular-season leaders, ranked fifth in free-throw percentage (.898) and eighth in three-point field goal percentage (.426). • One of five NBA point guards ranked in the Top-35 players in scoring and Top-20 in assists. • PLAYOFFS: Guided the Pistons to their second-straight appearance in the NBA Finals, averaging 18.7 points, 6.5 assists and 4.3 rebounds in 25 playoff games (all starts).

2003-04 (Detroit): • Appeared in 78 games (all starts), averaging 16.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.08 steals in 35.4 minutes. • One of four NBA point guards ranked in the Top-35 players in scoring and Top-15 in assists. • Finished sixth in the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout during NBA All-Star Weekend 2004. • PLAYOFFS: Led the Pistons to their third NBA Championship while earning NBA Finals Most Valuable Player honors for averaging 21.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.20 steals in 38.4 minutes vs. the Los Angeles Lakers … Averaged 16.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.35 steals in 38.3 minutes in 23 playoff games (all starts).

2002-03 (Detroit): • Appeared in 74 games (all starts), averaging 16.2 points, a career-high 3.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 0.85 steals in 31.4 minutes. • Led all NBA players in game-tying or lead-changing field goals in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter and overtime (11). • PLAYOFFS: Helped the Pistons to the Eastern Conference Finals, averaging 18.0 points, 4.7 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 14 playoff games (all starts).

2001-02 (Minnesota): • In 82 games (54 starts) averaged 12.5 points, 2.8 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 28.7 minutes. • Ranked sixth in NBA in free throw percentage (.885). • Tallied his first career triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Memphis (4/3). • PLAYOFFS: Averaged 22.0 points, 5.7 assists and 5.0 rebounds in three first round games (all starts) while being swept 3-0 by Dallas.

2000-01 (Minnesota): • In 77 games (33 starts) averaged 9.3 points and 3.4 assists in 23.2 minutes. 1999-00 (Denver-Orlando): • In 13 games (five starts) with Denver, averaged 8.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 23.5 minutes. • Underwent season-ending surgery on 12/27/99 after suffering a dislocated left shoulder on 12/16/99. • PLAYOFFS: Appeared in three of the four first-round games against the Spurs, averaging 1.0 points and 0.7 assists in 8.7 minutes.

1998-99 (Denver): • In 45 games (41 starts) averaged 13.9 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.29 steals in 33.1 minutes.

1997-98 (Boston-Toronto): • In 80 games (70 starts) averaged 11.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 27.7 minutes as a rookie. • In 51 games (44 starts) with Boston, averaged 11.1 points, 2.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.51 steals in 25.4 minutes. • In 29 games (26 starts) with Toronto averaged 11.3 points, 3.3 assists and 1.03 steals in 31.7 minutes.

COLLEGE:

Played two seasons at the University of Colorado (1995-97) … Averaged 18.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 5.1 apg in 55 games with the Buffaloes … Named Second Team All-America by The Associated Press in 1996-97 … Also earned First Team All-Big 12 honors and led Colorado to its first NCAA Tournament berth in 28 years … During sophomore season started 29 games, leading the Buffaloes in scoring (19.1 ppg), assists (4.9 apg), three-pointers made (75) and free throw percentage (.854, 20th in NCAA) … Named the Big Eight’s Co-Freshman of the Year after becoming the only player in the league to rank in the top-10 in eight statistical categories … Recorded the first triple-double in school history with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists vs. George Mason on 12/2/95.

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Height: 6'3''/ 1.91m
Weight: 210 lbs./ 95.3 kg
Born: September 25, 1976
From: University of Colorado
Draft: 1st Round (3rd pick) 1997 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 1997
Years Pro: 16
Previous Teams:
  Detroit Pistons 2013 - 2013
  Los Angeles Clippers 2012 - 2013
  New York Knicks 2011 - 2011
  Los Angeles Clippers 2011 - 2011
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Colorado/USA

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