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Portland Trail Blazers | #2 | Forward

Rondae

Hollis-Jefferson

PPG

3.7

RPG

2.0

APG

1.3

PIE

4.3

6'6" | 217lb | 26 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

How Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 18, 2019. Career Transactions: First round draft pick (23rd overall) by Portland in 2015 NBA Draft; June 25, 2015: Draft rights traded by Portland along with with Steve Blake to Brooklyn for Pat Connaughton and Mason Plumlee; July 18, 2019: Signed as a free agent with Toronto. Contract Status: Signed through 2019-20 season. 2019-20 SEASON: Posted averages of 7.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 18.7 minutes in 60 games with Toronto … Inactive six times and DNP in six games … Shot .471 (155-329) from the floor and .734 (105-143) at the free throw line … Scored 10+ points 17 times, including one 20-point effort … Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on four occasions … Had two double-doubles … Led the team on the glass in eight games and assists once … Topped the bench in scoring 11 times … In six starts, averaged 10.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 26.8 minutes … Scored a season-high 21 points Feb. 10 vs. Minnesota … Missed four games (Jan. 28 - Feb. 2) with a right ankle sprain; sustained the injury in the second quarter Jan. 26 at San Antonio … Scored in double figures in three straight games (Dec. 31 - Jan. 4); averaged 12.3 points during this stretch … Had a season-high four steals Jan. 4 at Brooklyn … Recorded eight points, nine rebounds and set season bests with six assists and three blocks Dec. 23 at Indiana … Scored a then season-high 18 points Dec. 22 vs. Dallas … Contributed 16 points and 10 boards Nov. 25 vs. Philadelphia … Posted first double-double as a Raptor with 16 points and a season-best 11 rebounds Nov. 13 at Portland … DNP due to left groin soreness Nov. 8 at New Orleans … Made Raptors debut Oct. 26 at Chicago … Sat out the first two games of the season (Oct. 22-25) with left groin soreness … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors reach the Eastern Conference Semifinals … Was inactive once and DNP in five contests … Averaged 2.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 7.8 minutes in five appearances … Inactive for Game 3 at Brooklyn on Aug. 21 due to a swollen left knee … Scored six points and collected two rebounds in Game 1 against the Nets on Aug. 17. PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Owns career averages of 9.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.9 steals and 22.6 minutes in 294 NBA games (153 starts) with Brooklyn (2015-19) and Toronto (2019-20) … Shooting .448 (995-2220) from the field and .738 (699-947) at the foul line … Has scored 20 or more points in 16 games and grabbed 10+ rebounds 36 times … Owns 28 career double-doubles … As a starter, averaging 11.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 26.3 minutes … In nine career postseason contests, averaging 7.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 11.2 minutes … Has reached double-digit scoring in three playoff games with one 20-point outing … Competed at the 2013 Nike Hoops Summit as part of the USA Junior National Select Team … Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2012 3x3 U18 World Championship and competed at the 2011 3x3 Youth World Championship … Was a member of the 2012 USA U17 World Championship team … 2018-19: In 59 games with Brooklyn, averaged 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 20.9 minutes … Inactive 11 times and DNP in 12 games … Shot .411 (200-487) from the field and .645 (118-183) at the foul line … Scored in double digits 24 times and had two 20-point performances … The Nets were 9-3 when he scored 15 or more … Recorded four double-doubles … Averaged 11.1 points, 6.0 rebounds and 26.8 minutes in 21 contests as a starter … Scored 14 points Mar. 19 at Sacramento; made the game-winning layup with 0.8 seconds remaining – helped Brooklyn overcome a 28-point deficit against the Kings for its largest comeback victory in franchise history … Missed seven games (Jan. 2-14) with a right adductor strain … Totaled 16 points and a season-best 15 rebounds Dec. 26 vs. Charlotte … Had 20 points Dec. 8 at New York … Inactive Nov. 16 at Washington due to a right ankle sprain … Scored a season-high 21 points Nov. 4 vs. Philadelphia … Missed two games (Oct. 19-20) for personal reasons … Inactive Oct. 17 at Detroit for left adductor rehab … Playoffs: Averaged 13.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 15.5 minutes in four games vs. Philadelphia … DNP once … Shot .485 (16-33) from the floor and 80 per cent (20-25) at the free throw line … Scored in double digits three times, including a postseason career-high 21 points (9-13 FG, 1-1 3PT, 2-2 FT) in Game 5 on Apr. 23 … 2017-18: In 68 games with Brooklyn, averaged career highs of 13.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 28.2 minutes … Inactive for 12 games and DND twice … Shot career bests of .472 (342-724) from the floor and .788 (249-316) at the free throw line … Scored 10+ points 49 times, including 20 or more on 11 occasions … Registered 12 double-doubles after totaling 10 in first two seasons combined … Led the Nets in rebounds in a team-high 26 games … Averaged 14.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 28.8 minutes in 59 starts … Scored in double digits in a career-long 12 straight games (Mar. 8 – Apr. 1) … Missed 11 games (Jan. 27 – Feb. 22) with a right groin strain … Scored 21 points and matched a career high with seven assists Jan. 21 at Detroit … Totaled 22 points and a career-best seven assists Jan. 13 at Washington … Recorded 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds Jan. 8 vs. Toronto … Scored a career-best 25 points (10-16 FG, 5-7 FT) Dec. 14 vs. New York … Missed two games (Nov. 27-29) due to a right ankle sprain … Did not dress Nov. 7 at Denver with a right hip contusion … 2016-17: Posted averages of 8.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 22.6 minutes in 78 games with Brooklyn … Missed two games with a sore right ankle and one due to right hip tendonitis … DNP once … Shot .434 (235-542) from the floor and .751 (190-253) at the foul line … Scored in double figures 32 times with two 20-point efforts … Collected 10 or more rebounds in 11 games … Tallied eight double-doubles … In 50 starts, averaged 9.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 24.2 minutes … Collected a season-high 16 rebounds Mar. 23 vs. Phoenix; became the first player in NBA history to grab 16+ rebounds in fewer than 15 minutes played … Scored a season high-tying 20 points Mar. 16 at New York … Scored a season-best 20 points Nov. 12 at Phoenix … 2015-16: Appeared in 29 games as a rookie with Brooklyn, averaging 5.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 21.2 minutes … Shot .457 (63-138) from the field and .712 (37-52) at the free throw line … Scored in double digits five times … Hauled down 10+ rebounds in five games and registered two double-doubles … Averaged 5.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 23.4 minutes in 17 starts … Scored a season-high 14 points Apr. 11 vs. Washington … Missed 50 games (Dec. 6 – Mar. 19) after sustaining a fractured right ankle in practice … Recorded a career high-tying five steals Nov. 28 at Cleveland … Registered a career-best five steals Nov. 22 vs. Boston … Posted first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds Nov. 20 at Boston … Corralled a season-best 13 rebounds Nov. 14 at Golden State … Made first career start Nov. 6 vs. LA Lakers; recorded five points and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes of action … Totaled eight points and five rebounds in 24 minutes during NBA debut Oct. 28 vs. Chicago; became fifth youngest player to make NBA debut with the Nets – behind only Derrick Favors, Cliff T. Robinson, Ryan Anderson and Brook Lopez.

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAREER: Played two seasons at Arizona (2013-15), helping the Wildcats to consecutive Elite Eight appearances in the NCAA Tournament … Averaged 10.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 27.0 minutes in 76 career contests (31 starts) … Shot .496 (259-522) from the floor … As a sophomore, averaged 11.2 points, 6.8 rebounds (10th in Pac-12) and 28.7 minutes in 38 contests (25 starts) … Shot .502 (138-275) from the field … Recorded four double-doubles … Named First Team All-Pac-12 and selected to Pac-12 All-Defensive Team by the coaches … Earned Pac-12 Tournament All-Tournament Team honours; averaging 8.3 points and 9.0 rebounds to help Arizona claim the championship … Named a finalist for The Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award … Was a Pac-12 Player of the Week selection (Feb. 16) … As a freshman, averaged 9.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 25.3 minutes in 38 games (six starts) … Selected to Pac-12 All-Freshman Team … Finished the season ranked fourth all-time on Arizona’s freshman list for total blocks (40) and sixth in rebounds (215). HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Helped Chester to a 91-5 overall record in his final three high school seasons … Led the Clippers to PIAA Class AAAA state titles in 2011 and 2012, and a runner-up showing in 2013 … Finished his prep career with more than 1,000 points and a school-record 780 rebounds … Participated in both the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic in 2013 … Named Pennsylvania’s 4A Player of the Year as a senior … Was the first two-time Delaware County Player of the Year, earning the award as both a junior and senior.