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Chris Copeland

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In his first season in the NBA, he appeared in 56 games and made 13 starts... He averaged 8.7 ppg and 2.1 rpg over 15.4 mpg... He didn’t make his first start until the middle of December, however, his 2nd start (12/17) he scored 29 points on 11-19 shooting in 28 minutes on the floor... In that start, he was 3-5 from beyond the arc and a perfect 4-4 from the free-throw line... That point performance would be the highest of the season until the last two games of the season where he scored 32 points (4/15, at CHA) and 33 points (4/17, vs. ATL)... In the two games, he shot 26-54 (5-12 from behind the arc) and pulled down 10 rebounds... Pulled down a career-high 9 rebounds on 4/9 (vs. WAS)... In the last month of the regular season, he scored in double figures in 7 of the 10 games and averaged 15.0 ppg while shooting 57-116 (.491) earning him the NBA’s Rookie of the Month Award for April.


2010-12: Veteran of overseas play, he spent two years (2010-12) with Okapi Aalstar in Belguim... With Okapi Aalstar he averaged 18.5 ppg and 5.6 rpg over 63 games... In those 63 games he averaged 31.4 minutes per game... Participated in the 2012 EuroChallenge, averaging 20.1 ppg over 11 games... 2008-10: Spent two seasons in Germany playing for TBB Trier... In 67 games, he averaged 15 ppg and 4.8 rpg over 30.9 minutes per game... 2007-08: In his first season overseas with Torrons Vicens in Spain he averaged 4.0 ppg in four games... 2006-07: In his first year as a professional, he played in 19 games off the bench with the Fort Worth Flyers of the NBA’s D-League... In 19.4 minutes per game, he averaged 10.1 ppg and was 42-91 (.462) from beyond the arc.


2012-13: Made 9 appearances (1 Start) in the postseason for the Knicks averaging 4.1 ppg and 1.0 rpg...Did not score in his three appearances in the first round versus Boston...In the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals against his current team he became more active on the floor averaging 6.2 ppg...Had playoff career highs in every statistical category in either Game 5 or Game 6 against Indiana, including 13 points and four rebounds on four made shots in New York on 5/16.


Four-year letterman at Colorado (2003-06)... Averaged 7.5 ppg and 3.8 rpg over 113 games in his college career... Had six 20+ scoring games... Went 117-324 (.361) from Downtown in his college career... 2005-06 (Senior): Helped lead team to a NIT appearance... Averaged 12.1 ppg and 5.1 rpg over 24.3 mpg in 30 games (28 starts) in leading CU to 20-10 mark and NIT berth... Led team in blocks (32... Season-high 22 points vs. Kansas, Jan 11, 2006... 2004-05 (Junior): Averaged 11.7 ppg and was named to Big 12 All-Improved Team... Recorded 3 double-doubles, the only double-doubles of his career... Scored a career-high 25 points at Richmond, Jan 4, 2005... 2003-04 (Sophmore): Helped lead team to a NIT appearance... Played in 27 of Buffs’ 28 games with 2.9 ppg over 9.2 mpg... 2002-03 (Freshman): Helped lead team to a NCAA berth... Scored season-high 17 points at Missouri, Feb 1.

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