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Charlotte Hornets | #3 | Guard











6'1" | 190lb | 28 years

Player Bio

Terry William Rozier III was born in 1994 in Youngstown, Ohio to Terry Rozier Sr. and Eugenia Tucker. He attended Shaker Heights High School and earned All-Lake Erie League honors in three seasons. Rozier averaged 18.2 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists as a junior and upped that to 25.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 4.7 steals during his senior year. At the 2011 Nike Global Challenge, he posted 10 points and three steals as the USA Midwest team defeated Canada in the title game. Rozier founded the 12 Blessings non-profit organization that helps urban youth and kids with special needs. You can follow him on Twitter (@T_Rozzay3) and Instagram (@gmb_elchum3). Before Rozier arrived at Louisville, he spent a season with the Hargrave Military Academy to get his academic house in order. While at prep school, he averaged 29.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists. Meanwhile, the Cardinals won the National Championship, so the team was happy as he was coming on board. As a freshman, Rozier mostly came off the bench in support of Russ Smith. The 6-foot-1 guard averaged 7.0 points and 3.1 rebounds and started 10 games. He scored a season-high 19 points in a win over Temple and scored in double digits in 10 games. After Smith had moved on, the Cleveland native moved into the starting lineup and was only held to single-digit scoring thrice. The sophomore led the squad with 17.1 points and added 5.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He put up a career-high 32 points in a win over Western Kentucky as the Cardinals got out to a 11-0 start. Rozier played well in the 2015 NCAA Tournament to help Louisville reach the Elite Eight. He scored 25 points in a win over Northern Iowa, then added 17 points and 14 rebounds to help knock NC State out of the bracket. Following his sophomore season, Rozier declared his intention to play in the NBA and got his wish granted when he was selected with the 16th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.