Teague was the 19th pick in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Teague spent seven seasons with the Hawks from 2009-16. In 2014-15, he was named to the All-Star team, averaging 15.9 points and seven assists per game while shooting 46 percent from the field. That Hawks team won 60 games. Teague signed with the Pacers for the 2016-17 season. In his lone season there, he averaged 15.3 points and a career-high 7.8 assists per game. In the 2017 offseason, Teague signed with the Timberwolves. In his first two seasons in Minnesota, Teague averaged 13.6 points and 7.4 assists per game while shooting 36.1 percent from the 3-point line, the highest mark of his career. Teague has missed the playoffs just once and has appeared in 71 career playoff games, starting 60 of them.
Teague spent two seasons at Wake Forest from 2007-09. As a sophomore in 2008-09, Teague averaged 18.8 points, 3.5 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game while shooting 50.2 percent from the field and 44.1 percent from the 3-point line. That season he was named to the Second-team All-ACC team and a Consensus second-team All-American.