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Detroit Pistons | #18 | Guard

Cory

Joseph

PPG

3.0

RPG

3.0

APG

2.0

PIE

4.4

6'3" | 200lb | 30 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: An early entrant candidate selected in the first round (29th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs after one season at Texas (6/23/11) ... Signed a deal with San Antonio (12/9/11) ... Had his team option exercised extending his contract with San Antonio (10/26/12) ... Had his team option exercised extending has contract with San Antonio (10/28/13) ... Signed a multi-year contract with Toronto (7/9/15) ... Acquired in a trade by Indiana from Toronto for the draft rights to Emir Preldzic (7/14/17) ... Exercised his player option extending his contract with Indiana (5/2/18) ... Signed a contract with Sacramento (7/6/19). NBA HONORS/AWARDS: 2014 NBA Finals Champion with the San Antonio Spurs. NBA CAREER: Averaging 6.9 ppg (.441 FG%, .332 3pt%, .769 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.8 spg and 21.9 mpg in 600 career NBA games (121 starts) over nine seasons with four teams: San Antonio (2011-15), Toronto (2015-17), Indiana (2017-19) and Sacramento (2019-20). NBA Playoffs: Averaging 5.2 ppg (.461 FG%, .325 3pt%, .759 FT%), 1.5 rpg, 1.7 apg, 0.5 spg and 14.6 mpg in 82 career playoff games (2 starts) with three teams: San Antonio (2012-15), Toronto (2013-15) and Indiana (2017-19). NBA G LEAGUE: Averaged 17.4 ppg (.458 FG%, .447 3pt%, .835 FT%), 5.0 rpg, 5.4 apg, 1.7 spg, 0.5 bpg and 36.6 mpg in 40 career G League games (38 starts) over two seasons with one team: Austin Toros (2011-13) ... Averaged 19.4 ppg (.458 FG%, .479 3pt%, .804 FT%), 4.8 rpg, 5.5 apg, 1.9 spg, 0.4 bpg and 38.5 mpg in 26 games (26 starts) during the 2012-13 season ... Named to the 2012-13 All D-League Second Team and 2012-13 All-Defensive Second Team ... Earned NBA D-League Showcase Second Team honors and was selected to be a 2013 NBA D-League All-Star, but did not dress due to injury ... Averaged 13.8 ppg (.459 FG%, .367 3pt%, .923 FT%), 5.1 rpg, 5.1 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.6 bpg and 32.9 mpg in 14 games (12 starts) ... Averaged 19.0 ppg (.513 FG%, .333 3pt%, .933 FT%), 9.0 rpg, 9.3 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.7 bpg and 35.4 mpg in three games (3 starts) earning D-League Performer of the Week on Mar. 26, 2012 ... Averaged 11.7 ppg (.411 FG%, .231 3pt%, .760 FT%), 5.4 rpg, 4.9 apg, 1.3 spg and 34.4 mpg in seven games (7 starts) for the Toros during their 2012 postseason run. 2019-20 (Sacramento): Averaged 6.4 ppg (.420 FG%, .351 3pt%, .828 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 3.5 apg, 0.7 spg and 24.4 mpg in 72 games (26 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 6.5 ppg (.380 FG%, .339 3pt%, 19-19 FT), 3.0 rpg, 4.9 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.4 bpg and 30.9 mpg in 26 games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.3 ppg (.440 FG%, .361 3pt%, .804 FT%), 2.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 0.6 spg and 20.8 mpg in 46 games ... Led the Kings in assists in 14 games ... Scored in double figures 13 times ... Dished out 10+ assists in two games ... Ranked 15th in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.14) in the NBA ... Top Single-Game Performances: Totaled nine points, four rebounds, for assists and two blocks in a win at Atlanta (11/8/19) ... Dished out a career-high 14 assists and added six points, five rebounds, two blocks and one steal in a win vs. Phoenix (11/19/19) ... Scored 10 points to go along with five assists in a win at Washington (11/24/19) ... Notched 14 points going 5-of-11 from the field and 3-for-5 from 3-point distance while adding six assists and two steals in a win at Houston (12/9/19) ... Went 5-of-12 from the field, including 4-for-9 from beyond the arc for 16 points and seven assists in a win vs. the LA Clippers (1/30/20) ... Recorded six points, 11 assists and three steals at Oklahoma City (2/27/20) .. Shot 6-of-8 from the field for 14 points to go with four rebounds and four assists in a win vs. Washington (3/3/20). 2018-19 (Indiana): Averaged 6.5 ppg (.412 FG%, .322 3pt%, .698 FT%), 3.4 rpg, 3.9 apg, 1.2 spg and 25.2 mpg in 82 games (9 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 4.3 ppg (.274 FG%, 3-16 3pt, 2-2 FT), 3.1 rpg, 5.1 apg, 2.6 spg and 29.0 mpg in nine games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.8 ppg (.430 FG%, .335 3pt%, .683 FT%), 3.4 rpg, 3.8 apg, 1.0 spg and 24.7 mpg in 73 games ... Set new career-highs in rebounds, assists and steals per game for a single season ... Ranked fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (4.01) in the NBA ... Led the Pacers in rebounding two times and in assists 16 times ... Scored in double figures in 21 games ... Dished out 10+ assists in three outings ... Collected five or more steals in one game ... Recorded one double-double ... Top Single-Game Performances: Went 6-of-7 from the field, including 2-for-2 from 3-point range tallying 14 points, five rebounds and two assists in a win at Miami (11/9/18) ... Notched a career-best five steals while adding four points, five assists and three rebounds in a win vs. Atlanta (11/17/18) ... Scored a season-high 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting to go with seven assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. San Antonio (11/23/18) ... Totaled two points and nine rebounds as all of his rebounds came on the defensive end, tying his career-high for defensive boards vs. Cleveland (12/18/18) ... Recorded his only double-double of the season tallying 10 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds in a win vs. Cleveland (2/9/19) ... Posted eight points and a season-high 12 assists while committing zero turnovers in a win vs. Minnesota (2/28/19). 2019 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 7.5 ppg (.500 FG%, 4-9 3pt, 2-2 FT), 1.8 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.8 spg and 21.2 mpg in four postseason games (0 starts) ... Scored in double figures in one game ... Top Single-Game Performances: Made five of his nine field goal attempts, including two 3-pointers as he finished with 14 points, two rebounds and one assist at Boston (4/14/19). 2017-18 (Indiana): Averaged 7.9 ppg (.424 FG%, .353 3pt%, .745 FT%), 3.2 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.0 spg and 27.0 mpg in 82 games (17 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 8.6 ppg (.399 FG%, .351 3pt%, .667 FT%), 4.5 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.2 spg and 32.2 mpg in 17 games ... As a reserve, averaged 7.7 ppg (.432 FG%, .353 3pt%, .781 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 3.1 apg, 0.9 spg and 25.5 mpg in 65 games ... Set a career-high in 3-pointers made (67) for a single season … Ranked 14th in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.99) ... Scored in double figures in 29 games, including one game with 20+ points … Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in three games ... Secured one double-double ... Top Single-Game Performance: Shot 8-of-11 from the floor and knocked down a career-high five 3-pointers for 21 points to go with five rebounds, three steals and two assists in a win vs. Minnesota (10/24/17) ... Totaled 16 points, six assists and one steal as he went 7-of-11 from the field in a win at Phoenix (1/14/18) ... Collected a careerhigh 11 rebounds and added 15 points, three assists, two steals and two blocks in a win at Brooklyn (2/14/18) marking the first point-rebound double-double of his NBA career ... Tallied 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals in a win vs. Atlanta (2/23/18). 2018 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 4.7 ppg (.364 FG%, 3-11 3pt, 6-6 FT), 2.4 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.3 spg and 20.5 mpg in seven playoff games (0 starts) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Totaled three points, three rebounds, three assists and a playoff career-high three steals in a win at Cleveland (4/15/18) ... Recorded six points, six assists, five rebounds, two steals and one block at Cleveland (4/18/18) ... Scored his 2018 postseason high with nine points while posting four boards, two assists and two steals in a win vs. Cleveland (4/27/18). 2016-17 (Toronto): Averaged 9.3 ppg (.452 FG%, .356 3pt%, .770 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 3.3 apg, 0.8 spg and 25.0 mpg in 80 games (22 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 12.2 ppg (.500 FG%, .293 3pt%, .700 FT%), 3.8 rpg, 5.0 apg, 1.0 spg and 32.4 mpg in 22 games ... As a reserve, averaged 8.1 ppg (.427 FG%, .403 3pt%, .793 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 2.7 apg, 0.8 spg and 22.2 mpg in 58 games ... Set a career-highs in points per game ... Scored in double figures in 36 games, including one game with 30+ points ... Dished out 10 or more assists in one game ... Collected one double-double ... Missed two games ... Did not dress in one game due to flu-like symptoms (12/18/16) ... Did not play in one game due to coach’s decision (2/5/17) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Went 15-of-22 from the floor, setting career-highs in field goal makes and attempts for a career-best 33 points while adding four rebounds and four assists in a win at Brooklyn (1/7/17) ... In a career-high tying 43 minutes, notched 19 points, two assists and one rebound as he was 6-of-11 on field goals and made 6-of-7 free throw attempts in a win vs. Chicago (3/21/17) ... Posted his first career double-double with 15 points, a career-high 13 assists, six rebounds and one block in a win vs. Orlando (3/27/17). 2017 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 7.9 ppg (.437 FG%, .409 FG%, 8-8 FT), 2.1 rpg, 3.1 apg, 0.4 spg and 21.2 mpg in 10 playoff games (2 starts) ... Scored in double figures in four games, including two games with 20+ points ... Dished out 10 or more assists in one contest ... Collected one double-double ... Top Single-Game Performances: Made a career-high three field goals from beyond the arc finishing with 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting in a win vs. Milwaukee (4/18/17) ... Scored a postseason career-high with 22 points as he made a playoff career-high nine field goals while adding six rebounds at Cleveland (5/3/17) ... Recorded 20 points, 12 assists and six rebounds, all on the defensive glass, setting his postseason career-highs in defensive boards and assists while matching his postseason career-best in total rebounds vs. Cleveland (5/7/17). 2015-16 (Toronto): Averaged 8.5 ppg (.439 FG%, .273 3pt%, .764 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 3.1 apg, 0.8 spg and 25.6 mpg in 80 games (4 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 13.3 ppg (.468 FG%, 3-10 3pt, 6-8 FT), 2.3 rpg, 5.5 apg, 0.5 spg and 29.8 mpg in four games ... As a reserve, averaged 8.2 ppg (.437 FG%, .270 3pt%, .765 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 3.0 apg, 0.8 apg and 25.4 mpg in 76 games ... Led the Raptors in assists 12 times ... Scored in double figures in 31 games ... Missed two games ... Did not play in one game due to rest (3/20/16) ... Did not play in one game due to coach’s decision (4/12/16) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Set career-highs going 8-for-10 from the free throw line as he ended the contest with 14 points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal in a win vs. Los Angeles (12/7/15) ... Shot 9-of-11 from the floor as he recorded 19 points, four assists, three boards and two steals in a win vs. Orlando (1/14/16) ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds and totaled 11 points, four assists and one block in a win vs. New York (1/28/16) ... Blocked a career-high three shots and added six points, two rebounds, two steals and two assists in a win vs. Miami (3/12/16). 2016 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 8.5 ppg (.466 FG%, 8-2 3pt, .750 FT%), 2.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.9 spg and 22.6 mpg in 20 playoff games (0 starts) during the Raptors postseason run in which Toronto reached the Eastern Conference Finals ... Averaged 7.0 ppg (.429 FG%, 3-12 3pt, 3-6 FT), 2.7 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.8 spg and 18.9 mpg in six games (0 starts) during the Eastern Conference Finals ... Scored in double figures in nine games ... Top Single-Game Performances: Scored 18 points going 5-of-6 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free throw line to accompany three rebounds and three assists vs. Indiana (4/16/16) ... Recorded eight points three rebounds and two steals as he tied his career-high in the playoffs with two offensive rebounds in a win vs. Indiana (4/26/16) ... Made four of his six shots from the field, including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc setting his postseason career-best in 3-point field goals as he posted 15 points, two rebounds and two assists at Indiana (4/29/16). 2014-15 (San Antonio): Averaged 6.8 ppg (.504 FG%, .364 3pt%, .734 FT%), 2.4 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.6 spg and 18.3 mpg in 79 games (14 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 13.2 ppg (.515 FG%, 4-9 3pt, .750 FT%), 4.5 rpg, 3.6 apg, 0.6 spg, 0.4 bpg and 34.6 mpg in 14 games ... As a reserve, averaged 5.4 ppg (.474 FG%, .343 3pt%, .729 FT%), 2.0 rpg, 2.1 apg, 0.6 spg and 14.8 mpg in 65 games ... Led the Spurs in scoring five times and assists 14 times ... Scored in double figures in 20 games, including one game with 20-point game ... Missed three games ... Did not dress in two games due to a sprained left ankle (11/22/14, 11/26/14) ... Did not play in one game due to coach’s decision (2/19/15) ... Top SingleGame Performances: Scored 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting and recorded five assists, four rebounds, four steals and one block vs. Los Angeles (12/12/14) ... Posted 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists vs. Portland (12/19/14) ... Went 8-of-9 from the field for 20 points in addition to five assists, three rebounds and one block at New Orleans (12/26/14). 2015 NBA Playoffs: Totaled 11 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 FT) , one rebound and one block in 22 minutes in four playoff games (0 starts) ... Missed three games ... Did not play in three games due to coach’s decision (4/28-5/2/15) ... Top Single-Game Performance: Scored six points as he went a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor in a win vs. the LA Clippers (4/24/15). 2013-14 (San Antonio): Averaged 5.0 ppg (.475 FG%, 12-38 3pt, .823 FT%), 1.6 rpg, 1.7 apg, 0.6 spg and 13.8 mpg in 68 games (19 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 8.3 ppg (.462 FG%, 7-21 3pt, .911 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.3 spg and 24.9 mpg in 19 games ... As a reserve, averaged 3.8 ppg (.486 FG%, 5-17 3pt, .745 FT%), 1.1 rpg, 1.4 apg and 9.4 mpg in 49 games ... Led the Spurs in scoring two times and assists six times ... Scored in double figures in 13 games ... Missed 14 games ... Did not play in 13 games due to coach’s decision (10/30/13, 11/2/13, 11/5/13, 11/8/13, 11/22/13, 11/30/13, 12/2/13, 12/26/13, 1/2/14, 1/7/14, 1/17/14, 3/2/14, 3/26/14) ... Inactive in one game (12/23/13) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Totaled eight points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals, including a career-high four offensive rebounds in a win at Atlanta (1/24/14) ... Posted a near double-double with 11 points and nine assists as he went 3-of-7 from the field and 5-for-6 from the free throw line at Detroit (2/10/14) ... Recorded 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in a win vs. Philadelphia (3/24/14). 2014 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 2.8 ppg, (.486 FG%, 0-3 3pt, .778 FT%), 0.5 rpg, 0.5 apg and 5.1 mpg in 17 games (0 starts) during San Antonio’s postseason run in which the Spurs won the 2014 NBA title ... Helped the Spurs become Western Conference champions after he averaged 5.3 ppg (.600 FG%, 0-2 3pt, 8-9 FT), 0.8 rpg, 1.0 apg and 8.2 mpg in six games (0 starts) against Oklahoma City in the conference finals ... Missed six games ... Did not play in six games due to coach’s decision (4/20/14, 4/28-5/2/14, 6/5/14, 6/8,14) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Scored 11 points going 4-for-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from the charity stripe to go with three rebounds, one assist and one steal at Oklahoma City (5/27/14) ... Dished out three assists and recorded four points, two boards and one steal in a win vs. Oklahoma City (5/29/14). 2012-13 (San Antonio): Averaged 4.5 ppg (.464 FG%, 6-21 3pt, 18-21 FT), 1.9 rpg, 1.9 apg, 0.5 spg and 13.9 mpg in 28 games (9 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 7.2 ppg (.531 FG%, 2-6 3pt, 11-13 FT), 2.2 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.1 spg and 21.4 mpg in nine games ... As a reserve, averaged 3.2 ppg (.410 FG%, 4-15 3pt, 7-8 FT), 1.7 rpg, 1.3 apg and 10.3 mpg in 19 games ... Scored in double figures in three games ... Missed 54 games ... Did not play in 17 games due to coach’s decision (10/31/12, 11/1/12, 11/7/12, 11/21-11/25/12, 12/10/12, 12/15/12, 1.18-1/23/13, 3/24/13, 3/29-4/1/13, 4/4/13) ... Inactive in seven games (11/3-11/7/12, 11/13-11/19/12) ... Inactive in 30 games due to G League assignment (12/1/12, 12/17/12-1/13/13, 1/25-2/27/13) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Shot 5-of-8 on field goal tries as he notched 13 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Portland (3/8/13) ... Tallied a season-high 15 points as he went 5-of-9 from the floor and 4-for-4 from the free throw line to go with three assists, two rebounds and one block at Minnesota (3/12/13) ... Dished out eight assists while posting 10 points and six rebounds at Golden State (4/15/13). 2013 NBA Playoffs: Averaged 3.0 ppg (.464 FG%, 2-11 3pt, 5-11 FT), 1.6 rpg, 1.2 apg and 9.6 mpg in 20 postseason games (0 starts) ... Recorded 11 points (4-9 FG, 0-1 3pt, 3-6 FT), six rebounds, six assists and two steals in 43 minutes of play in six games (0 starts) for San Antonio during the 2013 NBA Finals as the Spurs fell to Miami in seven games ... Missed one game ... Did not play in one game due to coach’s decision (6/18/13) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Totaled eight points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals and a postseason career-high two blocks in a win at Los Angeles (4/26/13) ... Recorded four points, six assists and two rebounds in a win at Los Angeles (4/28/13) ... Matched his 2013 postseason high with eight points to go with three boards and one assist as was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field at Miami (6/9/13). 2011-12 (San Antonio): Averaged 2.0 ppg (.314 FG%, 3-15 3pt, 11-17 FT), 0.9 rpg, 1.2 apg and 9.2 mpg in 29 games (1 start) ... As a starter, totaled amassed 13 points (4-13 FG, 2-3 3pt, 3-3 FT) and three assists in 37 minutes in one game ... As a reserve 1.6 ppg (.316 FG%, 1-2 3pt, 8-14 FT), 0.9 rpg, 1.1 apg and 8.2 mpg in 28 games ... Missed 36 games ... Did not play in two games due to G League assignment (1/2/12, 1/11/12) ... Inactive in 26 games due to G League assignment (1/4-1/10/12, 3/7/12, 3/23-4/23/12) ... Did not play in seven games due to coach’s decision (2/1/12, 2/6/12, 2/14/12, 2/29/12, 3/14-3/17/12, ... Not with team for one game due to G League assignment (3/21/12) ... Top SingleGame Performances: Notched a season-high 13 points on 4-of-13 shooting, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range to go with three assists at Portland (2/21/12) ... Totaled nine points, three boards and two steals as he shot a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line in a win at Phoenix (4/25/12).

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE (Texas, 2010-11): Accrued averages of 10.4 ppg (.422 FG%, .413 3pt%, .699 FT%), 3.6 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.0 spg and 32.4 mpg in 36 games (36 starts) in his lone season as a Longhorn ... Ninth highest 3-point field goal percentage for a single season on a minimum of 100 attempts from beyond the arc in program history ... Earned Big 12 All-Freshman Team honors and was an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention ... Top SingleGame Performances: Totaled 16 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals in a win vs. Louisiana Tech (11/10/10) ...Went 8-for-14 from the field and finished with 21 points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal in a win over North Carolina (12/18/10) ... Posted 13 points, five rebounds and five assists while going 5-for-9 from the floor in a win vs. Coppin State (12/31/10) ... Recorded 11 points, two rebounds and three assists in a win against Oakland (3/18/11) in Texas’ first game of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM: Averaging 10.8 ppg (.436 FG%, .255 3pt%, .815 FT%), 3.8 rpg, 3.9 apg, 1.0 spg and 25.7 mpg in 46 games for Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team for whom he has competed for internationally since 2011 … Averaged 12.7 ppg (.464 FG%, .250 3pt%, .900 FT%), 4.3 rpg, 7.3 apg, 1.0 spg and 28.3 mpg in three games (3 starts) during the Americas Qualifiers that went from 2017-19 for qualification to compete in the 2019 FIBA World Cup … Accrued averages of 19.2 ppg (.462 FG%, 2-12 3pt, .882 FT%), 4.2 rpg, 4.2 apg, 1.3 spg and 33.8 mpg in four games during 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in the Philippines guiding Canada to a silver-medal finish … During the 2015 FIBA AmeriCup, averaged 9.9 ppg (.455 FG%, 2-10 3pt, .844 FT%), 3.8 rpg, 5.7 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.4 bpg and 23.4 mpg in 10 games as Canada received a bronze medal … Totaled 11 points, six rebounds, eight assists, three steals and one block in 32 minutes in the bronze medal game vs. Mexico … Recorded 6.0 ppg (.318 FG%, 0-1 3pt, 4-5 FT), 5.0 rpg, 3.7 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.7 bpg and 24.7 mpg in three games during the 2015 Tuto Marchand Continental Cup … Made three appearances during the 2013 Tuto Marchand Continental Cup, posting averages of 12.0 ppg (.444 FG%, 2-11 3pt, 10-12 FT), 1.0 rpg, 3.7 apg, 1.3 spg and 25.7 mpg … Totaled four points (2-9 FG, 0-1 3pt), five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 35 minutes in two exhibition outings against Jamaica in 2013 … In two outings during the 2011 Tuto Marchand Continental Cup, he accumulated 10 points (4-12, 2-4 3pt), five rebounds, three assists and one steal in 40 minutes … Averaged 3.8 ppg (.333 FG%, 2-12 3pt, 4-8 FT), 2.6 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.9 spg and 19.5 mpg in 10 games during the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship, his first tournament with the Senior Men’s National Team … Has appeared in multiple U19 World Cup’s for Canada’s Junior Men’s National Team having averaged 8.1 ppg (.434 FG%, .288 3pt%, .636 FT%), 3.1 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.9 spg and 23.4 mpg in 17 contests … During the 2009 U19 World Cup, averaged 13.6 ppg (.456 FG%, .289 3pt%, 7-8 FT), 4.1 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.0 spg and 30.7 mpg in nine games … Saw action in eights games at the 2007 U19 World Cup amassed averages of 3.4 ppg (.333 FG%, .286 3pt, .500 FT%), 2.0 rpg, 0.6 apg 0.9 spg and 15.1 mpg in his first event for Canada’s Junior National Team. HIGH SCHOOL: Spent his junior and senior seasons at Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada transferring to the school with fellow NBA player, Tristan Thompson... Rated as the No. 7 and No. 11 nationally by RIvals.com and ESPNU 100 respectively after his senior season ... Earned McDonald’s All-American, Jordan All-American and Parade All-American First Team honors during his senior season ... Findlay went 32-2 in his final season as he averaged a team-high 18.8 points, (.539 FG%, .469 3pt%, .796 FT), 6.7 rebounds, 4. 9assists and 2.5 steals ... He averaged 20.3 points over three games during the ESPN Rise National High School Invitational earning Tournament MVP honors and helping Findlay claim the championship as they went 3-0 ... As a junior, he averaged 10.5 ppg (.558 FG%, .504 3pt%), 6.4 rpg, 4.9 apg and 2.1 steals per game in 33 games as Findlay Prep went a perfect 33-0 and captured the high school national championship ... The team also won the ESPN RISE National High School Invitational championship ... Attended Pickering High School in Pickering, Ontario, Canada for his freshman and sophomore seasons leading his team to consecutive provincial championships.

PERSONAL LIFE

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 20, 1991 in Toronto, Canada ... Full name is Cory Ephram Joseph ... Son of David and Connie Joseph, who met at Mt. Royal College in Alberta, Canada as both played for the basketball team ... Has an older brother, Devoe, who played basketball at Minnesota and Oregon and most recently played in the Turkish Basketball First League ... His cousin, Kris Joseph, was drafted by the Celtics in 2012 after playing at Syracuse and most recently played professionally in Portugal ... Another one of Joseph’s cousins, Mauricie Joseph, played collegiately at Michigan State and Vermont and last coached at George Washington ... During his youth he played basketball with NBA player Kelly Olynk ... @Cory_Joe on Twitter.