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Will Bynum

12 | Guard

Pistons

Biography

Background

2011-12: Appeared in 36 games (no starts) averaging 5.7 points (.381 FG, .241 3FG, .766 FT), 1.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.6 steals in 14.3 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring once, in rebounding once and in assists four times…Scored 10-plus points twice and 20-plus points once…Scored season-high 20 points (7-14 FG) vs. Dallas (1/10)…Grabbed season-high six rebounds vs. New York (1/7) and dished out season-high six assists twice [at Denver (3/21) and vs. Miami (3/23)]… Averaged 7.3 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 16.1 minutes while shooting 39.6% from the field (19-48) in seven games in January – his best offensive month of the season…Shot 50% or better from the field in 15 of 36 games played…DNP-CD 14 times and missed 14 games with a strained right foot…Also missed one game with a virus and one due to a family matter.

PRO CAREER: DRAFTED: Undrafted – played in Europe during the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons. HONORS: Was a member of the 2006-07 Maccabi Tel Aviv team that won the Israeli National Championship…Was named 2006 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year and 2005-06 All D-League First Team while playing with the Roanoke Dazzle. CAREER AVERAGES/MILESTONES: In 196 career NBA games has averages of 8.0 points on .447 (596-1,334 FG) shooting with 1.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 19.2 minutes per game…Set a Pistons franchise record for points in a quarter with 26 fourth-quarter points vs. Charlotte (4/5/09). YEAR-BY-YEAR KEY NOTES: 2009-10 (Detroit): Appeared in a career-high 63 games (career-high 20 starts) averaging career-high numbers in points [10.0 (.444 FG, .218 3FG, .798 FT)], rebounds (2.3), assists (4.3), steals (0.9) and minutes (26.5)…In 20 games as a starter averaged 10.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.3 steals in 31.7 minutes per game…In 43 games off the bench, averaged 9.8 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 0.7 steals in 24 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring three times and assists 25 times…Scored 10-plus points 35 times and 20-plus points four times…Tallied 10-plus assists three times and recorded one double-double (points/assists), the second of his career…Dished out career-high 20 assists vs. Washington (3/12) – the most by a Piston since Isiah Thomas recorded 21 on 4/12/85…Scored a season-high 27 points (11-16 FG, including 17 in the fourth quarter) vs. Dallas (11/15)…Tied career-high eight rebounds twice [vs. Philadelphia (11/8) and at Washington (11/14)]…Scored 20-plus in three consecutive games [at Washington (11/14), vs. Dallas (11/15) and at L.A. Lakers (11/17)]…Missed 19 games to injury (17 games with a left ankle sprain and two with bilateral ankle soreness). 2008-09 (Detroit): Appeared in 57 games (one start) averaging 7.2 points (.456 FG, .798 FT), 1.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 0.59 steals in 14.1 minutes per game…In four games vs. Cleveland in the first round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, averaged 11.8 points, 2.5 assists and 1.25 steals in 19.5 minutes per game…Started one game during the regular season, a win vs. L.A. Clippers scoring 22 points (season-high-tying 10 FG, season-high 19 FGA) with six assists in a season-high 44 minutes…In 32 games during the first four months of the season (Nov.-Feb.) averaged just 3.4 points, 1.8 assists and 8.8 minutes per game compared to 12.0 points, 4.0 assists and 20.9 minutes in 25 games over the final two months of the season (Mar.-Apr.)…Played 20-plus minutes in 15 games averaging 16.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 26.2 minutes per game…Scored a career-high 32 points (career-high 14-16 FT) vs. Charlotte (4/5), including a franchise-record 26 points in the fourth quarter…Tallied 10-plus points 16 times, 20-plus points five times and 30-plus points once…Led the team in scoring four times and assists eight times…Scored 25 points and dished out 11 assists vs. L.A. Lakers (3/26) for his first career double-double. 2007-08 (Maccabi Tel Aviv/Pistons Summer League): Averaged 10.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli League…Played on the Pistons team at the Las Vegas Summer League and averaged 11.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists in five games (three starts). 2005-06 (Golden State/Roanoke, D-League): Appeared in 15 games, averaging 3.6 points and 1.3 assists in 10.8 minutes per contest...Was signed by Golden State to a 10-day contract as a free agent call-up from the NBA Development League on 3/17...Signed second 10-day contract on 3/27...Signed for remainder of season on 4/6...Prior to joining the Warriors, appeared in 29 games with the Roanoke Dazzle of the D-League, averaging 24.0 points, 6.7 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.66 steals in 37.7 minutes per contest...At the time of his call-up, led the D-League in scoring, while ranking second in assists and minutes and also ranking fifth in steals...Was named the D-League Player of the Month for January after averaging 25.9 points and 6.5 assists...Posted seven double-doubles, including a 30-point/13-assist effort in his last game with Roanoke in a 115-114 victory over Fayettville on 3/15...Was the 13th GATORADE Call-UP of the 2005-06 NBA Development League season and the 63rd overall since the league began play in November 2001...Saw limited action in four preseason games with the Boston Celtics...Was selected in the first round of the 2005 NBA Development League Draft by Roanoke.

COLLEGE CAREER: Scored a total of 947 points over his four-year college career with Arizona and Georgia Tech…Earned All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Final Four as a junior for Georgia Tech...Started 37 of 101 games played...Started collegiate career at Arizona, before spending his final one and a half seasons at Georgia Tech...Averaged 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists as a senior...Ranked ninth in the ACC in free throw percentage (.762)...Exploded for career-high 35 points vs. North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinals...Earned ACC All-Tournament honors...Missed the first seven games of the season during his junior year at Georgia Tech to satisfy NCAA transfer rules…Scored 11 points including the game-winning layup with 1.5 seconds left vs. Oklahoma State in the NCAA Tournament Final Four...Led team with 17 points in the championship game vs. Connecticut…Averaged 7.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in eight games as a sophomore at Arizona before deciding to leave the team.

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