2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in all 82 games (36 starts) in his second NBA season, averaged 9.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocks in 28.5 minutes ... Tied a season-high three assists vs. Toronto (4/13)…Averaging 11.1 points in 35 games as a starter vs. 8.2 points in 46 games as a reserve…Recorded a career-high five steals vs. Sacramento (3/11)…Tied a career-high 10 rebounds (career-high-tying five offensive) vs. Philadelphia (2/1)…Scored his 1,000th career point vs. Memphis (1/5)…Recorded a season-high three blocks at New Orleans (12/11)…Recorded a career-high four 3-pointers made at Miami (12/3)…Scored a career-high 22 points vs. Atlanta (11/22).
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13: Played in all 82 games (74 starts) averaging 8.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 28.0 minutes per game…Was the only Piston to play in all 82 games this season…His 74 starts were the second-most by a rookie since 1981-82 (Kelly Tripucka - 82)…Averaged 8.9 points in 74 games as a starter and 7.9 points in eight games off the bench…Among NBA rookie league leaders, ranked fourth in scoring (8.8 ppg), sixth in rebounds (4.0 rpg), 10th in assists (0.9 apg), fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (.350), fifth in steals (0.7 spg), sixth in blocks (0.5 bpg) and second in minutes (28.0 mpg)…Led the team in scoring once, in rebounds once and in assists twice… Scored 10-plus points 35 times and 20-plus once…Recorded one points/rebounds double-double…Scored career-high 20 points vs. Cleveland (2/1), grabbed career-high 10 rebounds vs. Portland (11/26) and dished out career-high five assists twice [vs. Portland (11/26) and vs. Boston (1/20)]…Blocked career-high four shots at Houston (11/10) and swiped career-high three steals five times…Averaged 9.9 points at home and 7.7 in road games…His 70 3-point field goals are the second most made by a rookie in franchise history (Brandon Knight – 105)…Had his best offensive month of the season in February when he averaged 10.0 points (.457 FG) and 4.4 rebounds per game.
2011-12: Played in Spain with CB Lucentum Alicante (10 games) and Real Madrid (32 games including eight Euroleague games)…In 10 games with Alicante, averaged 14.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists while shooting 46.7% from the field…Averaged 7.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.9 assists and shot 56% from the field for Real Madrid in 24 Spanish League games…Played in eight Euroleague games and averaged 8.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists while helping Real Madrid reach the Spanish League championship finals. Honors: Named to the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Career Averages/Milestones: In 82 career NBA games, has averaged 8.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 28.0 minutes per game.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Detroit in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2011 NBA Draft.
COLLEGE: Honors: Set Duke career records for games played (148-tied), consecutive games played (148), games started (147) and minutes played (4,887)…Named a honorable mention All-American by The Associated Press twice (sophomore and senior year) and first team All-ACC twice (junior and senior seasons)… Was named as a finalist as a senior for the Wooden Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy, Naismith Trophy and Lowe’s Senior Class Award…Led Duke to an NCAA title his junior year and was named NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player…Was named a second team All-ACC selection as a sophomore as well as ACC Rookie of the Year and third team All-ACC as a freshman…Is the only player in ACC history to amass over 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 300 offensive rebounds, 250 three-point field goals, 200 assists, 100 blocked shots and 100 steals.
Year-By-Year Key Notes: A four-year college player, played in 125 Duke victories throughout his career which ranks second all-time in ACC history…Ranks fourth on Duke’s all-time scoring list (2,392) and tied Johnny Dawkins for the school record for double-figure scoring games (129)…Joined Art Heyman and Christian Laettner as the only three players in Duke history to top 600 points in three straight seasons and is the 11th player in school history to score 2,000-plus points. 2010-11 (Senior): Averaged 16.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 34.8 minutes in 37 games…Finished fifth in the ACC in scoring, was selected to the ACC All-Tournament first team following Duke’s three-game championship run and was a USBWA and NABC First Team All-District choice…Scored 20-plus points 12 times during the year…Matched a career-high with 30 points (5-5 3FG) against Oregon at the Rose Garden in Portland…Tallied 29 points and nine rebounds in the first round of the ACC Tournament vs. Maryland… Scored 28 points (10-19 FG, 8-8 FT) vs. No. 24 Temple…Posted 24 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals at Wake Forest. 2009-10 (Junior): Averaged a career-high 17.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.0 steals and 35.9 minutes per game in a school-record-tying 40 starts…Shot a career-high 39.9% (85-213 3FG) from three-point range…Posted 19 points, nine rebounds and two blocks in the NCAA Championship game win over Butler en route to being named Final Four Most Outstanding Player…Scored 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists vs. West Virginia in the Final Four…Claimed MVP honors in the ACC Tournament by scoring 20 points (season-high 14-16 FT) vs. Georgia Tech, 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists vs. Miami and 25 points, 10 rebounds and two steals vs. Virginia Tech…Scored a career-high 30 points (8-10 3FG) earlier in the season vs. Georgia Tech in league play. 2008-09 (Sophomore): Averaged 16.5 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.5 steals, 1.0 blocks and 32.2 minutes per game in 37 games…Shot 38.3% (69-180 3FG) from three-point range…Recorded nine double-doubles…Tallied 26 points (10-15 FG) vs. Boston College in the opening round of the ACC Tournament, adding a season-best six blocks and nine rebounds…Scored 22 points (9-15 FG) vs. No. 3 North Carolina. 2007-08 (Freshman): Started all 34 games as a freshman and ranked second on the team in scoring (13.3 ppg), three-pointers (51) and minutes played (28.6 mpg)…Tied for the team lead in rebounds (5.8 rpg)..
PERSONAL: Son of Ed and Kris Singler...Hails from an athletic family as his father, Ed, was a quarterback at Oregon State and his mother, Kris, played basketball at Oregon State…His brother, E.J., played basketball at Oregon…His uncle, Rick Brosterhous, played basketball at Oregon; uncle, Greg Brosterhous, played football at Oregon; uncle, B.G. Bosterhous, played basketball at Texas; uncle, Bill Singler, played football at Stanford; and cousin, Ericka Bosterhous, played basketball at Oregon State…Became known throughout the YouTube.com generation for his legendary trick-shots while playing basketball at Duke…Is an avid artist, designing a logo and t-shirt for teammates following Duke’s 17-0 home season in 2009-10 and also designed covers for Duke’s “Blue Planet” magazine during his time in Durham…Was a visual arts major in college and hobbies also include paintball, cards and frisbee golf.