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Boston Celtics | #0 | Guard

Josh

Richardson

PPG

12.1

RPG

3.3

APG

2.6

PIE

7.3

6'5" | 200lb | 28 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Has appeared in 259 NBA regular season games (190 starts) during his four-year career and has averaged 12.1 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.14 steals and 30.7 minutes while shooting 42.5 percent from the floor, 36.8 percent from three-point range and 82.1 percent from the line.

BEFORE NBA

Played four seasons at the University of Tennessee, appearing in 136 games (110 starts) with the Volunteers and averaged 9.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.08 steals and 28.2 minutes while shooting 45.6 percent from the field, 31.8 percent from three-point range and 75.8 percent from the foul line.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Joshua Michael Richardson…goes by the nicknames “J-Rich”, “Slim” and “JR”…is the son of Michael and Alice Richardson…his father is a retired Oklahoma City firefighter…his mother is a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force reserves and is an active ordained Baptist minister…has an older sister (Alex Richardson) who played one year of basketball at Oklahoma State University before transferring to Central Oklahoma University where she played both basketball and volleyball…graduated Tennessee in May 2015 with a degree in psychology…in his spare time he enjoys playing the classical piano, playing video games, riding a longboard or taking a nap…lists his Sweet 16 ring as his most prized possession…did an internship with the NBA Basketball Operations department in August of 2017…held a free two-day youth basketball camp back in his hometown of Edmond, OK in the summers of 2017 and 2018…in August 2013 he participated in a five-game exhibition tour of Jamaica with Athletes in Action and averaged 11.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 1.6 assists…in June 2012 he participated in a six-game tour of Poland and Germany for Athletes in Action…his favorite sport other than basketball is soccer and he’s a fan of Arsenal…says something most people don’t know about him is that he likes classic rock…wears size 14 sneakers.