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Recorded his 1,000th assist against Philadelphia on 2/5/14, and his 3,000th career point against Indiana on 3/1/14... Scored career-high 31 points on 12/11/10 at Detroit while a member of the Toronto Raptors... Named 2007 McDonald’s All-American
2013-14 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
Averaged 9.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 23.4 minutes per game split between MEM and BOS ... with BOS averaged 10.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... shot 41.8% from the floor and 39.5% from 3-point range with BOS … recorded 19 points off the bench against SAC that included a season-high-tying 4 3-pointers on 2/7 … dished season-high 9 assists against SAS on 2/12 … netted a season-high 29 points against ATL on 2/26 that included a career-high 12 field goals ... in 41 games with BOS, recorded 10 or more points 22 times and 20+ points four times ... in 14 starts for BOS, averaged 13.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.0 steal in 30.7 minutes ... shot 47.1% from 3-point range when he started for BOS ... recorded his 1,000th assist against PHI on 2/5 and his 3,000th career point against IND on 3/1.
2012-13: Averaged 8.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists on 41.9% shooting in 22.1 minutes in a career-high 80 games (four starts) … registered 14.6 points on 43.4% shooting over the final 16 games of the season … ranked second on the team in 3FGM (71) and 3FGA (201) … as a starter, posted 16.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 37.8 minutes ... scored 10+ points in 9 consecutive games from 1/23-2/8 and again from 3/15-29, the second-longest scoring streaks of his career … recorded the two highest scoring totals by a MEM reserve this season with 29 on 2/5 vs. PHX and season-high 30 on 3/23 vs. BOS, one of two 30-point games by a Grizzlies player this season (Zach Randolph, 38 on 12/4 vs. PHX) … tied career high with 11 assists in only 17 minutes on 12/14 at DEN, becoming the first NBA player to record that many assists in that few minutes since Randy Woods (LAC) on 2/14/95 at HOU … made a step-back jumper and sank 2 FTs in the final 24 seconds to help MEM defeat CLE on 11/26 in his first start of the season … scored 7 points in the final 11 seconds of regulation in MEM home win on 3/20 vs. OKC, including a 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds remaining to send the game into OT … scored in double figures 25 times in his final 40 games after doing so just 3 times in his first 40 … inactive two games from 4/7-9 due to a sore right knee.
2011-12: Set career highs in scoring (11.4 points), assists (3.8), FG% (.424), 3P% (.423) and FT% (.852) in 31 games (11 starts) … increased averages to 17.8 points and 5.3 assists while shooting 45.0% from the field and 42.9% from 3-point range in his 11 starts … made career-high 6 3-pointers in a 30-point performance on 2/6 at WAS.
2010-11: Averaged 9.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 71 games (14 starts), splitting the season between NOH and TOR … as a starter, increased averages to 18.1 points and 6.7 assists in 35.6 minutes … set career highs with 11 assists and 8 rebounds on 1/24 vs. MEM … recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists on 2/22 at CHA, tying career highs by shooting 11-of-12 from the free throw line, making him the first NBA player to record a points/assists double-double without a made field goal since Magic Johnson (4/2/96 at CHA) … tied a career high with 31 points on 12/10 at DET.
2009-10: Averaged 8.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 74 games (11 starts) … made more free throws (201) than field goals (200) … scored a career-high 31 points on 12/23 at SAC, setting a franchise record for points by a Trail Blazer making his first career start.
2008-09: Averaged 4.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 12.4 minutes in 53 games during his rookie season ... named the Most Valuable Player of the 2008 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, after he avearged 29.8 points in four games.
(23 games, 2 starts) ... 2013: Averaged 9.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 21.3 minutes in 15 games … scored a playoff career-high 19 points in Game 1 of the first round on 4/20 at LAC ... 2010: Posted 13.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 27.7 minutes in 6 games (2 starts) against PHX in the first round ... 2009: Made his first two playoff appearances and totaled six points in 11 minutes.
Selected by the Pacers with the 11th overall pick of the 2008 NBA Draft ... traded by Indiana with Ike Diogu to Portland for Jarrett Jack, Josh McRoberts and Brandon Rush on 7/9/08 ... traded by the Trail Blazers to the Hornets for a 2011 1st round draft pick on 10/23/10 ... traded by New Orleans with Peja Stojakovic to Toronto for David Andersen, Marcus Banks and Jarrett Jack on 11/20/10 ... signed with the Grizzlies as a free agent on 7/13/12 ... as part of a three-team trade, traded by Memphis to Boston on 1/7/14 ... signed with the Bucks as a free agent on 7/31/14.
In one season at the University of Arizona (2007-08), led the Wildcats in scoring (19.7 points) and assists (4.0) while averaging 2.7 rebounds on 45.8% shooting (40.7% 3-point shooting) in 35.7 minutes in 30 games … earned All Pac-10 Second Team and All-Freshman honors, First Team All-District honors by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press, and was a finalist for the Wooden Award … became the first freshman in school history to lead Arizona in scoring, as well as the first freshman to win team MVP since Sean Elliot (1985-86) … first player in Arizona history to score 30 points in three consecutive games ... tied the mark for most points by a freshman in a Pac-10 game with a career-high 39 on 2/10/07 vs. Arizona State.
Son of Denise Bowman and Brad Bayless … name is pronounced JAIR-id … has an older brother, Justin … named to the 2009 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team, though injury prevented him from participating … tabbed for the 2008 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team alongside then-Trail Blazers teammate LaMarcus Aldridge … as a senior at St. Mary’s, was named to the 2007 McDonald’s All-American Team, the 2007 Jordan Brand All-American Classic, as well as a Parade and EA Sports All-American … named Gatorade Arizona State Player of the Year during his junior and senior seasons at St. Mary’s … won the gold medal in the 100 meters at the 9- or 10-year old junior Olympics in Seattle … hobbies include golf, where he has made two hole-in-ones ... on Twitter as @jerrydbayless.