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NBA: A veteran of eight NBA seasons with New York, Boston, Oklahoma City, Golden State and Chicago . . . Has played in 530 games (104 starts) and holds career averages of 11.5 ppg, 3.0 apg, 2.5 rpg, 23.4 mpg, .427 from the field, .363 from behind the arc and .798 from the line . . . Has appeared in 32 career playoff games where he has recorded 8.6 ppg, 2.3 apg, 17.0 mpg and shooting averages of .415 from the field, .337 from 3-point range and .776 from the line . . . Is the only player in NBA history to win the NBA Slam Dunk Contest three times (2006, 2009, 2010).


2012-13 (Chicago): Appeared in all 82 games (23 starts), averaging averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists while shooting .405 from 3-point range for the Chicago Bulls . . . Set career-highs for field-goals made (399) and 3-pointers made (141). Also shot a career-best .405 from 3-point range . . . During a 19-game stretch from March 8 to April 14, he averaged 18.6 points and 5.1 assists . . . Made a franchise-record 178 3-pointers . . . One of only five NBA players to shoot better than .400 from 3-point range while taking at least 400 attempts . . . Shot better than .800 from the free-throw line for the seventh straight season . . . Made 8-of-9 3-pointers and finished with 26 points vs. Brooklyn on 3/30 . . . Hit at least five 3-pointers six times, including 2/2 at Portland. Finished with 23 points . . . Handed out a season-high eight assists and scored 14 points vs. New Orleans on 1/30 . . . Went 6-for-7 from 3-point range and finished with 25 points at Atlanta on 1/11 . . . Scored a season-high 28 points (5-for-9 3FG) and added five rebounds against the L.A. Clippers on 12/28.


2011-12 (Golden State): Signed as a free agent (01/04/12) . . . Played in 51 games (nine starts) and averaged 11.2 ppg, a career-high 4.5 apg, 2.0 rpg, 1.16 spg, 23.4 mpg and shot .424 from the field, .365 from behind the arc and .832 from the line . . . Ranked sixth in the NBA in assists per turnover (3.08) . . . Was one of three players in the NBA (along with Manu Ginobili and Kemba Walker) who averaged at least 10.0 ppg and 4.0 apg off the bench . . . In nine starts, he averaged 12.3 ppg, 6.3 apg, 2.4 rpg and 1.89 spg in 30.1 mpg . . . Scored 10 or more points 28 times, including 20 or more points seven times . . . Scored a season-high 30 points and added seven assists versus SAN (04/16) . . . Scored 28 points, to go with eight assists and five boards at LAC (04/16) . . . Posted 20 points, a season-high 11 assists, five boards and four steals versus BOS (03/14) . . . Posted 17 points and 10 assists at CLE (01/17) . . . Finished with 24 points (14-14 FT), five assists, four boards and four steals against MIA (01/10) . . . Missed one game with a strained left groin (02/07) and eight due to a strained right hamstring (03/25-03/27, 04/18-04/26).


2010-11 (Boston/Oklahoma City): Appeared in 59 games (11 starts), and averaged 6.8 ppg, 1.5 rpg and 1.9 apg in 17.2 mpg . . . Averaged 7.1 ppg, 1.6 rpg and 1.9 apg in 17.9 mpg in 55 games (11 starts) with Boston prior to being traded to Oklahoma City (02/24) . . . In 11 starts with Boston, he recorded 12.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 4.1 apg in 33.2 mpg . . . Appeared in four regular season games with the Thunder following the trade, and tallied 3.3 ppg and 1.5 apg in 7.5 mpg . . . Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee (03/04) . . . Scored 20-plus points twice and recorded one double-double at ATL (11/22) with 16 points and 10 assists.


2009-10 (New York/Boson): Appeared in 56 games (two starts), averaging 10.1 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 2.9 apg, while shooting .390 from behind the arc . . . In 30 games (two starts) with New York prior to a trade to Boston, he averaged 13.2 ppg, 3.7 apg and 2.4 rpg in 24.4 mpg . . . In 26 games with Boston, he averaged 6.5 ppg, 2.0 apg and 1.5 rpg in 14.7 mpg ... Made two starts, averaging 19.5 ppg, 6.5 apg and 4.0 rpg . . . Scored 41 points, along with eight assists and six rebounds in 38 minutes off the bench in an overtime win at ATL (01/01) . . . Scored 22 of 24 points in the fourth quarter in a loss to ORL (11/29) . . . Became the first ever three-time winner of the Slam Dunk contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas (also won in 2009 and 2006) . . . Missed six games due to a sprained ankle, one game due to a strained right hamstring and two due to flu-like symptoms.


2008-09 (New York): Appeared in 74 games (11 starts), and averaged career-highs of 17.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 4.1 apg and 1.28 spg in 29.9 mpg . . . In 11 starts, he averaged 21.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 5.0 apg in 38.0 mpg . . . Finished third in voting for the 2008-09 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award . . . Earned the second Slam Dunk crown of his career at NBA All-Star Weekend in Phoenix . . . Scored 20-plus points 26 times, 30-plus points nine times and 40-plus points once, a season-high 41 versus IND (02/23) ... Had three 10-plus rebound games, the first of his career, and one 10-plus assist game (career-high 15 at LAC, 02/11) . . . Scored 20-plus in a half five times . . . His 16.3 ppg in 63 games off the bench ranked second in the NBA only to Jason Terry’s 19.3 ppg in 63 games . . . Became the first player to score 30-plus points off the bench on back-to-back days (32 at MIL, 03/10; 30 at DET, 03/11) since Milwaukee’s Ricky Pierce in 1990 . . . In an overtime game against LAC (02/11), he recorded 33 points, 15 assists, nine rebounds, five steals and one turnover in 42 minutes, the first 30-point, 15-assist game for the Knicks since Walt Frazer (02/18/69) and the first 30-point, 15-assist, nine-rebound, five-steal game in the NBA since Magic Johnson (03/29/81) . . . Equaled Bob McAdoo’s team-record 41 points off the bench versus IND (02/23) . . . Missed eight games due to injury (seven with a strained groin and one with a sprained left ankle).


2007-08 (New York): Appeared in 72 games (17 starts), averaging 12.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 2.9 apg in 26.2 mpg . . . In 17 starting assignments, he averaged 16.2 ppg, 4.3 rpg and 3.5 apg in 35.0 mpg . . . Registered a career-high 45 points in 52 minutes versus POR (03/08) . . . Scored 20-plus 13 times . . . Had the Knicks’ only 10-plus assist game of the season with 10 at CHI (01/08) . . . Missed six games due to injury and was a DNP-CD four times.


2006-07 (New York): Appeared in 64 games (five starts) and averaged 10.1 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 1.4 apg in 21.2 mpg . . . Averaged 22.2 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.6 apg and 3.8 3FGM (.463 3FG) in five starts . . . Scored 20-plus points seven times and 30-plus twice . . . Was runner-up in the Slam Dunk Contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas, losing to Boston’s Gerald Green . . . Missed four games due to illness and was a DNP-CD four times.


2005-06 (New York): Appeared in 72 games (26 starts), averaging 9.3 ppg (ninth among rookies), 2.3 rpg and 2.0 apg (ninth) in 21.4 mpg, while shooting .397 from behind the arc . . . In 26 starts, he averaged 13.2 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 2.9 apg, while hitting .500 from behind the 3-point line . . . His 26 starts were the most by a Knicks rookie since Mark Jackson started 80 in 1987-88 . . . Won the Rising Stars Slam Dunk Contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston . . . Set a Knicks rookie record with 58 3FGM and set the team’s single-game record with six 3FGM at CLE (04/13) . . . Hit a team-high 27 consecutive free throws (01/08-01/25) . . . Nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer versus PHI (11/26) . . . Scored 20-plus four times and 30-plus twice . . . Missed one game due to illness and spent 10 games on New York’s Inactive List.


PLAYOFFS: 2013 (Chicago): Appeared in 12 games (eight starts) with the Bulls, averaging 16.3 points and 4.4 assists while helping Chicago advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals . . . Scored 34 points off the bench in = 29 minutes of a triple-overtime win in Game 4 against Brooklyn in the first round. His 23 points in the fourth quarter were second only to Michael Jordan in a Bulls playoff game, and his 34 points set a franchise postseason record for a reserve . . . In Game 1 of the East semifinals against Miami, he scored 27 points and had nine assists to join Jordan, Derrick Rose and Scottie Pippen as the only Chicago players in the past 25 seasons to have at least 25 points and nine assists in a playoff game. 2011 (Oklahoma City): Appeared in three games with the Thunder and averaged 2.7 ppg in 4.0 mpg. 2010 (Boston): Appeared in 17 playoff games for Boston en route to an NBA Finals appearance, averaging 4.2 ppg and 1.1 apg in 7.5 mpg . . . Tallied a playoff career-high 13 points in 13 minutes of the deciding Game 6 in the Eastern Conference Finals . . . contributed 12 points in 17 minutes off the bench in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against LAL.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Phoenix in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft (21st overall) . . . Draft rights were traded, along with Quentin Richardson to New York in exchange for Kurt Thomas and Dijon Thompson (06/28/05) . . . Traded by New York, along with Marcus Landry to Boston in exchange for J.R. Giddens, Eddie House, Bill Walker and a 2014 second-round draft pick (02/18/10) . . . Traded by Boston, along with Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, in exchange for Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic, cash and a 2012 first-round draft pick (02/24/11) . . . Waived by the Thunder (12/24/11) . . . Signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors (01/04/12) . . . Signed as a free agent with the Bulls (07/31/12).


COLLEGE: Named Third Team All-American by AP and NABC as a junior at the University of Washington … Earned First Team All-Pac 10 honors his sophomore and junior seasons … Finished his collegiate career as Washington’s 18th all-time leading scorer with 1,283 points … Also ranked fourth in 3FGM with 127 and third in steals with 140 … Ranked sixth in the Pac-10 in scoring with 16.4 ppg his junior season and fourth in assists with 4.5 apg … His 159 assists his junior year were the third-most single-season total in Husky history … Helped Washington advance to the second round of the 2005 NCAA Tournament … Led the team with 13.2 ppg, 1.71 spg and .853 from the line his sophomore season … Also led the team in scoring his freshman campaign with 13.0 ppg.


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Height: 5'9''/ 1.75m
Weight: 180 lbs./ 81.6 kg
Born: May 31, 1984
From: University of Washington
Draft: 1st Round (21st pick) 2005 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2005
Years Pro: 9
Previous Teams:
  Denver Nuggets 2013 - 2013
  Chicago Bulls 2013 - 2013
  Golden State Warriors 2012 - 2012
  Chicago Bulls 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Washington/USA

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