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2014-15 (PORTLAND): Appeared in 81 games (no starts) averaging 4.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 18.9 minutes per game…Scored 10-plus points seven times…Scored a season-high 14 points at Dallas (4/15)…Was perfect from the field for 13 points (5-5 FG, 3-3 3FG) at Denver (12/2)… Grabbed season-high five rebounds three times [vs. Oklahoma City (10/29), at Denver (11/12) and at San Antonio (12/19)]…Dished out season-high eight assists twice [at Philadelphia (11/24) and at Memphis (1/17)]…Made season-high four 3-pointers twice [vs. Memphis (2/22) and at Dallas (4/15)]… Made his 492nd 3-point field goal as a Trail Blazer at Dallas (4/15) to tie Cliff Robinson for sixth-most in franchise history.

PRO CAREER:
DRAFTED: Selected 38th overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2003 NBA Draft. TRANSACTIONS: Signed as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers (9/28/05)...Traded by the Portland Trail Blazers with Ha Seung-Jin and Brian Skinner to the Milwaukee Bucks for Jamaal Magloire (7/31/06)…Traded by the Milwaukee Bucks to the Denver Nuggets for Earl Boykins, Julius Hodge and cash (1/11/07)…Signed as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers (7/13/07)…Traded by the Portland Trail Blazers with Travis Outlaw to the Los Angeles Clippers for Marcus Camby (2/16/10)…Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers (7/8/10)…Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Golden State Warriors for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks (2/19/14)...Signed a 2-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers (7/10/14)…Traded by the Portland Trail Blazers with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to the Brooklyn Nets for Pat Connaughton and Mason Plumlee (6/25/15)… Traded by the Brooklyn Nets to the Detroit Pistons for Quincy Miller (7/13/15). CAREER AVERAGES/MILESTONES: In 812 games (345 starts), holds career averages of 6.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.0 assist and 24.4 minutes with Washington, Portland, Milwaukee, Denver, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers and Golden State. YEAR-BY-YEAR KEY NOTES: 2013-14 (L.A. Lakers/Golden State): In 55 games (28 starts), averaged 6.9 points, 5.6 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 27.2 minutes per game…In 28 games (one start) with Golden State, averaged 4.4 points, 3.6 assists and 2.0 rebounds and 21.7 minutes… Totaled 102 assists to 31 turnovers in his 28 games with Golden State, a 3.29:1 assist-to-turnover ratio…Earned his first start as a Warrior in the regular season finale at Denver (4/16), totaling eight points, a season-high 15 assists, a career-high seven steals and seven rebounds...Scored 13 points at the L.A. Lakers (4/11), his highest scoring output as a Warrior…Dished out eight assists vs. Atlanta (3/7), the most by a Warriors reserve…In 27 games (all starts) with the Lakers, averaged 9.5 points to go with career highs of 7.6 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.26 steals in 33.0 minutes per game…Missed 26 games with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow…In his second game back from injury at Cleveland (2/5), recorded his second career triple-double with 11 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds. 2012-13 (L.A. Lakers): Appeared in 45 games (13 starts) averaging 7.3 points, 3.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 26.1 minutes…Scored 10-plus points 11 times and 20-plus twice, including a season-high 24 points vs. Houston (4/17)…Missed 37 games with an abdominal strain/surgery (11/13-1/27). 2011- 12 (L.A. Lakers): Played in 53 games (five starts) and averaged 5.2 points, 3.3 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 23.3 minutes…Scored 10-plus points eight times, including a season-high 17 points vs. Portland (2/20). 2010-11 (L.A. Lakers): In his first season with the Lakers, averaged 4.0 points, 2.2 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 20.0 minutes in 79 games…Led team in assists eight times and steals five times. 2009- 10 (Portland/L.A. Clippers): Appeared in 80 games (38 starts) with Portland and the L.A. Clippers, averaging 8.6 points, 4.8 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 27.0 minutes per game…In 51 games (28 starts) with Portland, averaged 7.6 points, 4.0 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 27.4 minutes…In 29 games (10 starts) with the Clippers, averaged 6.8 points, 6.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 26.3 minutes per game… Posted his first career triple-double with a season-high 23 points to go with 11 assists and 10 rebounds while shooting 8-of-12 (.667) from the field and 4-of-6 (.667) from beyond the arc in 42 minutes vs. the Lakers (4/14)… Had a streak of 172 straight starts come to an end vs. Sacramento (12/15). 2008- 09 (Portland): Appeared in 69 games (all starts), averaging 11.0 points, 5.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.00 steals in 31.7 minutes…Finished fifth in the NBA with a 3.22 assist-to-turnover ratio…Led Portland in assists 30 times and steals 20 times…Ranked 13th in the NBA and first on the team among qualifiers in 3-point percentage (42.7 percent)…Tied an NBA record for assists in a quarter with 14 in the first quarter vs. the L.A. Clippers (2/22), which broke the franchise record for assists in a quarter and a half, finishing with a season-high 17 assists. 2007-08 (Portland): Appeared in 81 games (78 starts) and averaged 8.5 points, 5.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 29.9 minutes…Finished seventh in the NBA with a 3.65 assist-to-turnover ratio…Led the team in assists 34 times, second-most on the team. 2006-07 (Milwaukee/Denver): Appeared in a career-high 82 games (42 starts), averaging 6.4 points, 5.0 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 27.1 minutes with Milwaukee and Denver…In 33 games (two starts) with Milwaukee, posted averages of 3.6 points, 1.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 17.7 minutes…In 49 games (40 starts) with Denver, posted averages of 8.3 points, 6.6 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 33.5 minutes…Dished out a career-high 18 assists at Minnesota (2/14). 2005-06 (Portland): In 68 games (57 starts), averaged 8.2 points, 4.5 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 26.2 minutes per game…Ranked third in the NBA with a 3.69 assist-to-turnover ratio. 2004-05 (Washington): Appeared in 44 games (one start) and averaged 4.3 points, 1.5 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game. 2003-04 (Washington): Played in 75 games (14 starts) his rookie season in Washington, averaging 5.9 points, 2.8 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 18.6 minutes…Recorded first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds at Utah (3/23).

Played four years at the University of Maryland from 1999-2003…Named First Team AllACC as a senior…As a junior, started in the backcourt along with former Piston Juan Dixon on the University of Maryland’s 2002 NCAA Championship team…Finished his four-year collegiate career as the Terrapins’ all-time leader in assists with 972, the fifth-highest total in NCAA history and the fourth highest ever in the ACC…Became the first player in ACC history to record at least 1,000 points, 800 assists, 400 rebounds and 200 steals…Is Maryland’s all-time leader in games started (136), tied for second in games played (138) and second in minutes played (4,312)…Was second in the NCAA in assists as a junior, averaging 7.9 assists a contest...Set Maryland’s single-season assists record that year with 286.

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Height: 6'3''/ 1.91m
Weight: 172 lbs./ 78 kg
Born: February 26, 1980
From: University of Maryland
Draft: 2nd Round (38th pick) 2003 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2003
Years Pro: 13
Previous Teams:
  Detroit Pistons 2015 - 2015
  Portland Trail Blazers 2014 - 2014
  Los Angeles Lakers 2013 - 2013
  Golden State Warriors 2013 - 2013
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Prior to NBA/Country: Maryland/USA

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