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2012-13 (Chicago): Saw action in 48 games and averaged 2.1 ppg, 1.3 apg and 0.9 rpg in 8.2 mpg … shot .381 from the field and .563 from the line … scored in double-digits two times … scored a season-high 11 points (3-4 3FG) in 24:20 at SAN (03/06) … tallied 10 points, to go along with his four rebounds and three assists at DEN (02/07) … posted eight points and dished out three assists in 16:13 at ATL (12/22) … scored eight points (4-6 FG) in 19:43 versus BKN (12/15) … posted six points and four assists at PHI (12/12) … scored the first points of his NBA career against MIN (11/10) … made his NBA debut at CLE (11/03) and handed out three assists in 3:32 of play … recorded 32 DNP-CD’s … 2013 Playoffs: Appeared in eight games and averaged 1.3 ppg and 1.5 apg in 9.0 mpg.


Career Transactions: Selected in the first round (29th overall) by the Chicago Bulls in the 2012 NBA Draft (06/28/12).


College Career: Played one season at Kentucky, where he helped the Wildcats win the 2012 NCAA Championship … along with Anthony Davis, he was one of two Wildcats to start all 40 games, as Kentucky posted a record of 38-2 en route to its eighth NCAA Championship … finished his freshman season with averages of 10.0 ppg, 4.8 apg (second in the SEC), 2.5 rpg and 0.93 spg in 32.6 mpg … he posted shooting averages of .412 from the field, .325 from behind the arc and .714 from the line … his 191 assists are the second-most assists by a freshman in UK history … finished with 14 points (2-3 3FG), three assists and two boards in 34 minutes against Kansas in the NCAA Championship Game … scored a season-high 24 points and added seven assists in a second-round NCAA Tournament win over Iowa State … posted a double-double with 12 points and a season-best 10 assists in a 78-58 win over seventh-ranked Florida.


Personal: Full name is Marquis Devante Teague … was an early-entry candidate for the 2012 NBA Draft … his brother, Jeff, plays point guard for the Atlanta Hawks … his father, Shawn, played collegiately for Rick Pitino at Boston University … as a prep player at Pike High School in Indianapolis, he was one of five finalists for the Naismith Award for the National High School Player of the Year; he posted averages of 22.7 ppg, 5.9 apg and 4.2 rpg … scored nine points and added three assists in the McDonald’s All-American Game … also participated for the United States in the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit game … recorded 18 points and five assists in the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game, including the game-winning jump shot with :00.9 seconds left in regulation.


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Height: 6'2''/ 1.88m
Weight: 190 lbs./ 86.2 kg
Born: February 28, 1993
From: University of Kentucky
Draft: 1st Round (29th pick) 2012 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  Brooklyn Nets 2013 - 2013
  Chicago Bulls 2012 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Kentucky/USA

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