Darrell Arthur





6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m


235 lbs

/ 106.6kg


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Darrell Arthur catches the lob from Will Barton for the one-hand slam.

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Darrell Arthur gets the defensive stop while Mason Plumlee gets layup and-one.

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Will Barton passes to Darell Arthur and Arthur gets fouled and drills the 3-pointer.

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LeBron James scores 27 points, hands out 12 assists and grabs five rebounds to lead the Cavaliers past the Nuggets. Nikola Jokic scores 27 points in the loss.

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Nikola Jokic goes off for 40 points as the Nuggets defeat the Knicks 131-123.

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Darrell Arthur rises up for the big block on DeMarcus Cousins.

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Darrell Arthur goes up for the jam.


J.J. Barea scores 18 points to help the short-handed Mavericks halt a three-game skid with a 97-88 win over the Nuggets.


Nikola Jokic fires the pass inside to a cutting Darrell Arthur for the jam.


D.J. Augustin scores 24 points as the Nuggets defeat the Hornets 101-93.

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Tim Hardaway Jr. scores a season-high 21 points in his first start of the season and the surging Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 116-98 on Thursday night.


Darrell Arthur and Gary Harris both score 17 points as the Nuggets defeat the Wizards, 116-100.


Otto Porter drives to the rim but his reverse layup attempt is denied by Will Barton.


Will Barton feeds Darrell Arthur in the corner who fakes the shot then drives to the rim and finishes the layup.


Will Barton steals the pass and throws a no-look pass to Darrell Arthur for the layup.

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Emmanuel Mudiay makes a no-look pass to Kenneth Faried for the dunk.


Gary Harris finds Darrell Arthur for the alley-oop dunk.

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Darrell Arthur makes the full court pass to Emmanuel Mudiay who then gets the two-handed slam.

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Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 68 games (one start) for the Denver Nuggets, averaged 5.9 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 0.7 blocks in 17.1 minutes... Recorded 15 points on 3-4 3FG’s vs. WAS on 3/23 … Registered a season-high 18 points on 7-11 FG’s at MIA on 3/14 … Tied a season-high with 14 points (5-6 FG’s) at ORL on 3/12 … Posted 12 points and five rebounds at POR on 3/1 … Registered 13 points and four rebounds vs. MIA on 12/30…Recorded 10 points and six rebounds vs. PHX on 12/20… Posted nine points, four rebounds and two blocks vs. UTA on 12/13… Had 10 points (4-5 FG’s) and five rebounds at BKN on 12/3 …Registered a season-high 14 points on a perfect 7-7 FG’s and also three steals at TOR on 12/1

2012-13 (Memphis): Returned from a torn right Achilles tendon that cost him the entire 2011-12 season to average 6.1 points and 2.9 rebounds on .451 shooting in 16.4 minutes in 59 games (three starts) . . . Scored 10-plus points 11 times and 20-plus points once . . . As a starter, averaged 10.3 points and 4.3 rebounds on .500 shooting in 19.1 minutes . . . Scored a season-high 20 points and tied season bests with nine rebounds and three assists on 1/23 vs. LA Lakers . . . Grabbed nine rebounds on 1/12 at Dallas . . . Totaled 18 points and seven rebounds in a season-high 29 minutes 3/23 vs. Boston . . . Knocked down his first two career 3-pointers on 1/2 at Boston and shot 5-of-18 from 3-point range this season (.278) . . . Previously shot 0-of-9 from long-range in his first three NBA seasons . . . Scored 11 points on 11/30 vs. Detroit, his first game scoring in double figures since March 30, 2011 vs. Golden State . . . Drained his only shot attempt in his season debut 11/23 vs. LA Lakers . . . Missed two games from Oct. 31-Nov. 2 due to a non-displaced fracture of his left fibula . . . Missed one game on 11/15 due to a mild concussion . . . Missed two games from March 6-8 due to neck and back soreness . . . DNP (Coach’s Decision) 18 games.

2011-12 (Memphis): Missed the entire season due to a torn right Achilles tendon.

2010-11 (Memphis): 2010-11 (Memphis): Posted career-highs in scoring (9.1 points), field goal percentage (.497), blocks (0.79) and minutes (20.1) while also averaging 4.3 rebounds in 80 games (nine starts) . . . Recorded the nine highest-scoring games of his career, including a career-high 24-point performance on Feb. 13, 2011, vs. Denver.

2009-10 (Memphis): After missing the first 50 games of the season due to right pectoralis surgery, returned to average 4.5 points and 3.2 rebounds in 32 games.

2008-09 (Memphis): Ranked in the top 10 among NBA rookies in rebounds (4.6, 8th), blocks (0.68, 7th) and steals (0.68, 10th) . . . Registered 5.6 points in 19.3 minutes in 76 games (64 starts) . . . Blocked a career-high five shots on March 18, 2009 vs. Denver . . . Notched a double-double (11 points, 15 rebounds) off the bench in his NBA debut on Oct. 29, 2008 at Houston, breaking the franchise record for most rebounds in a Grizzlies debut (Benoit Benjamin, 13).

Drafted by the New Orleans Hornets in the first round (27th overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft . . . Draft rights traded by New Orleans to the Portland Trail Blazers for cash considerations on 6/26/08 . . . Draft rights traded from Portland to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of three-team trade with Houston Rockets on 6/26/08. Memphis sent draft rights to Donte Green (28th overall) and a future second-round pick to Houston. The Rockets traded draft rights to Nicolas Batum (25th overall) to Portland and received the draft rights to Joey Dorsey (33rd overall) . . . Re-signed with Memphis on 7/13/12 . . . Traded to Denver, along with the draft rights to Joffrey Lauvergne, for Kosta Koufos on 6/27/13.

Averaged 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in two seasons at the University of Kansas . . . Named First Team All-Big 12 as a sophomore, tying for second on the team in scoring (12.8 ppg) and ranking second in rebounding (6.3) for the 2008 NCAA champion Jayhawks . . . Scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the 2008 NCAA title game vs. Memphis.

Full name is Darrell Antwonne Arthur . . . Mother is Sandra Arthur . . . Attended South Oak Cliff High School and led them to back-to-back Texas 4A state championships in 2005 and 2006, winning the tournament's MVP both times . . . Named the Dallas Morning News Player of the Year in 2006 and co-Mr. Basketball by Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) in 2006 . . . Named the 4A Player of the Year by the TABC in 2005 and 2006 . . . Nickname is "Shady" Was the first Kansas Jayhawk to don 00 since Greg Ostertag . . . After being selected in the 2008 NBA Draft, gained nearly 20 pounds of muscle before training camp . . . Joined fellow Jayhawks Xavier Henry and Josh Selby in Kansas University's "Legends of the Phog" alumni exhibition game on Sept. 24, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse . . . Played alongside his cousin, Quinton Ross, with the Grizzlies during the 2008-09 season . . . As part of the Grizzlies' "Get Fit" initiative promoting health and well-being, hosted fitness assemblies at five different elementary schools in the Memphis area during the 2008-09 season.

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