2013-2014 SEASON: Scored in double-figures three times during the postseason and had one double-double ... Blocked a playoff career-best two shots @Ind (5/3) ... Set or tied postseason career-highs in points (18), FGM (six), 3FGM (two) and FTM (four) v/Ind(4/24) ... Posted his first career playoff double-double with 12 points and playoff career-high 10 rebounds @Ind (4/19) ... Ranked third in the NBA in STL/TO ratio (1.37) and 24th in spg during the regular season ... Scored in double-figures 44 times (four 20-point games) and had five double-digit rebounding nights ... Posted three double-doubles ... Averaged career-highs in points, rebounds, assists and steals, while reaching career-bests in FG%, 3FG%, FT% and games played ... Led the team in rebounding 12 times, scoring three times and assists once ... Ranked second on the club in rebounds and steals per game, and 3FGM (97) ... Scored in double-figures in seven consecutive games played (1/12-2/1), the longest streak of his career ... Recorded three four-point plays on the year ... Missed two games due to a sprained right thumb (12/29-12/31), one due to personal reasons (1/16), one due to a mild left hamstring strain (1/24), two due to a left hamstring strain (2/12-2/18) and one due to a stomach virus(3/29) ... Dressed but did not play due to a left hamstring strain on v/Was (2/19) ... Signed with Atlanta as a free agent on 8/3
2011-12 SEASON Appeared in 24 games (nine starts) with Utah and Denver, averaging 4.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 14.5 minutes ... Saw action in 20 games (nine starts) with Utah, averaging 4.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 16.4 minutes ... Started final nine games of season ... Scored in double figures for the Jazz three times ... Inactive for 25 games ... DNP-CD 16 times ... Had 15 points and six assists vs. DAL (4/16) ... Had 10 points and seven rebounds at HOU (4/11) ... Scored career-high 16 points with four rebounds at SA (4/8) ... Made his debut with the Jazz vs. HOU (2/29) ... Signed by the Jazz on 2/9 ... Placed on waivers by the Nuggets on 2/4 ... Appeared in four games for DEN, averaging 3.0 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 5.3 minutes ... Had six points and three rebounds vs. SAC (1/4) ... Played five minutes and scored two points for the Nuggets in a win over the Jazz on (12/28).
AS A PROFESSIONAL Has played in 107 career games (nine starts) in three seasons with Memphis, Houston, Denver and Utah ... Owns career averages of 3.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 11.1 minutes per game ...2010-11 (w/ Memphis & Houston) Appeared in 12 games for Memphis and Houston, averaging 0.8 points and 0.7 rebounds in 4.2 minutes ... Recorded a season-high 10 minutes, totaling two points, one rebound and one block at LAL (11/2) 2009-10 (w/ Memphis): Played in 71 games (one start) his rookie season, averaging 2.9 points and 2.1 rebounds in 11.2 minutes ... Recorded a season-high 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 32 minutes vs. TOR (10/30) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds vs. NJN (3/8).
IN THE PLAYOFFS 2012: Appeared in four games against San Antonio, averaging 4.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in 18.3 minutes.
CAREER NBA TRANSACTIONS Drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft on June 25, 2009 ... Traded on February 24, 2011 by the Memphis Grizzlies with Hasheem Thabeet and a future 1st round draft pick to the Houston Rockets for Shane Battier and Ishmael Smith ... Waived by the Houston Rockets on April 11, 2011 ... Signed as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets on December 13, 2011 ... Waived by the Denver Nuggets on February 4, 2012 ... Signed by the Jazz on 2/8/12
AS A COLLEGIAN Averaged 11.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 134 career games as a collegian ... Appeared in 34 games as a freshman for Vanderbilt in 2004-05, averaging 4.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 15.6 minutes ... Appeared in 30 games as a sophomore for Vanderbilt in 2005-06, averaging 10.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.1 minutes ... Transferred to Missouri University following his 2005-06 season at Vanderbilt ... Appeared in 32 games as a junior for Missouri University in 2007-08, averaging 13.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 25.3 minutes ... Appeared in 38 games as a senior for Missouri in 2008-09, averaging 16.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 28.0 minutes.
PERSONAL: Born in Birmingham, AL ... First name pronounced Deh-MAR-ay ... Nickname is “Junkyard Dog” ... Son of Cynthia and Edward, who is a preacher at Perfecting Kingdom Church in Birmingham ... Nephew of Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson ... Earned his bachelor’s degree from Missouri in Human and Organizational Development, and is working towards his master’s degree in human development and family studies ... Led John Carroll HS to back-to-back state titles in 2003 and 2004 ... Was first player in school history to have his jersey retired (No. 32) ... On twitter @DeMarreCarroll1