Player Profile: Randy Foye
#15 Randy Foye
Weight: 213 lbs.
Birthdate : September 24, 1983
High School: East Side, Newark, NJ
NBA Years: 3
Drafted: 7th overall (first round) by Boston in 2006
Career Transactions: Traded by Boston to Portland on draft night in 2006, and was later sent to Minnesota from Portland in exchange for the draft rights to Brandon Roy…Traded by Minnesota with Mike Miller to Washington in exchange for Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila, Oleksiy Pecherov and the fifth overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft (6/24/09).
Professionally: Has increased his scoring average in each of three professional seasons, from 10.1 ppg in 2006-07, to 13.1 ppg in 08-08, to a career-high 16.3 points per game last season in Minnesota…Has also increased his assists per game average each season from 2.8 to 4.2 to 4.3 apg in 2008-09…Scored 14 points and recorded eight assists in the Rookie-Sophomore challenge during All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas in 2006…Was named Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Toshiba Vegas Summer League after averaging 24.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.2 steals in 32.8 minutes per game in five contests with Minnesota…Was named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for December, 2006.
Personally: Had a baby girl, Paige Christine Foye, on Jan 21, 2008…Started the Randy Foye Foundation to help improve the quality of life for children in his hometown of Newark, N.J., and hosted a “Night for Newark” gala to launch his fundraising efforts…Was selected as the 2002 New Jersey Player of the Year as a senior at Newark's East Side High School after averaging 22.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game.