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Orlando Magic | #31 | Guard-Forward

Terrence

Ross

PPG

15.8

RPG

2.9

APG

1.9

PIE

9.0

6'6" | 206lb | 29 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2019-20 SEASON: Appeared in 69 games with Orlando, averaging 14.7 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 1.2 apg. and 1.12 stlpg. in 27.4 minpg., while shooting .853 (157-184) from the free throw line…Ranked tenth in the NBA in steals-to-turnover ratio (1.12, 76/68) and tied for 30th in FT percentage…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 11 times…Scored in double figures 51 times, 20+ points 18 times and 30+ points twice, including a season-high 35 points on Mar. 4 @ Miami…Had at least one steal 50 times and two-or-more steals 19 times, including a career-high-tying four steals on Jan. 13 @ Sacramento and Feb. 12 vs. Detroit…Had at least one blocked shot 19 times and two-or-more blocks four times…Played in his 500th career NBA regular season game on Nov. 10 vs. Indiana…Recorded his 2,000th career NBA field goal made on Dec. 3 @ Washington…Had his 1,000th career NBA three-point field goal made on Feb. 5 @ Boston…Scored his 6,000th career NBA point on Mar. 2 vs. Portland…Missed four games due to illness/injury: missed two games (Nov. 6-8) due to a sore right knee, one game (Aug. 11) due to a personal medical manner (non-Covid-19) and one game (Aug. 13) due to NBA quarantine protocol…Switched his jersey number back to #31 from #8 on Jan. 29 following the passing of Kobe Bryant…Also played in five playoff outings, averaging 16.4 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 27.0 minpg.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 561 career NBA regular season games (176 starts) with Toronto and Orlando, averaging 11.0 ppg., 2.8 rpg. and 1.1 apg. in 24.7 minpg….Shot .370 (1,068-2,887) from three-point range and .828 (579-699) from the free throw line during his career…Also played in 41 career playoff outings (11 starts), averaging 8.2 ppg. and 2.2 rpg. in 21.5 minpg….Captured the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston…Also helped the East Team (Paul George, John Wall) win the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk contest at NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

2018-19: Played in 81 games with Orlando, averaging a career-high 15.1 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.7 apg. in 26.5 minpg., while shooting .383 (217-566) from three-point range and a team-high .875 (126-144) from the free throw line…Ranked 14th in the NBA in free throw percentage and 37th in three-point field goal percentage…The 217 three-pointers made were the second-most by a player off the bench in NBA history (218, Ellington, 2017-18)…Finished fifth in voting for NBA Sixth Man Award…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 16 times and in assists twice…Scored in double figures 60 times, had 20+ points 20 times and 30+ points four times…Hit go-ahead three-point shot with 8.7 seconds left on Nov. 14 vs. Philadelphia…Hit go-ahead layup with 34.2 seconds left on Nov. 25 @ L.A. Lakers…Drained game-tying three-pointer to force overtime with 7.1 seconds left on Dec. 5 vs. Denver…Dished out a career-high-tying seven assists on Jan. 21 @ Atlanta…Had at least one steal 48 times and two-or-more steals 18 times…Had at least one blocked shot 23 times and two-or-more blocks four times, including a career-high-tying four blocks on Oct. 17 vs. Miami…Scored 4,000th career NBA point on Oct. 25 vs. Portland and 5,000th career NBA point on Mar. 22 vs. Memphis…Recorded 400th career NBA steal on Apr. 10 @ Charlotte…Missed one game (Mar. 5) due to a sore left Achilles…Also played in five playoff outings, averaging 13.2 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 1.4 apg. and 1.20 stlpg. in 29.2 minpg….Scored a playoff career-high 24 points in Game #3 on Apr. 19 vs. Toronto.

2017-18: Played in 24 games (20 starts) with Orlando, averaging 8.7 ppg., 3.0 rpg., 1.6 apg. and 1.13 stlpg. in 25.0 minpg….As a starter, averaged 9.3 ppg., 3.2 rpg., 1.6 apg. and 1.30 stlpg. in 26.9 minpg….Scored in double figures nine times and had 20+ points once…Missed 57 games (Dec. 1-Apr. 6) due to a sprained right MCL and a non-displaced fracture of the right tibial plateau…DNP-CD once.

2016-17: Played in 78 total games (24 starts) with both Toronto and Orlando, averaging 11.0 ppg., 2.6 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.12 stlpg. in 25.1 minpg., while shooting .363 (142-391) from three-point range and .829 (64-77) from the free throw line…Ranked eighth in the NBA in steals-to-turnover ratio (1.28, 87/68)…Appeared in 54 games with Toronto, averaging 10.4 ppg. and 2.6 rpg. in 22.3 minpg….Led (or tied) the Raptors in rebounding twice…Traded to Orlando along with a 2017 first round draft pick in exchange for Serge Ibaka on Feb. 14…Played and started in 24 games with the Magic, averaging 12.5 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 1.8 apg. and 1.42 stlpg. in 31.2 minpg….Led (or tied) the Magic in scoring five times…Scored in double figures 42 times (15 with Orlando) and 20+ points nine times (four with Orlando)…Hit go-ahead jumper with 34.7 seconds left in overtime on Mar. 20 vs. Philadelphia…Recorded a career-high-tying four steals three times, the last on Mar. 27 @ Toronto…Recorded a career-high four blocks on Dec. 5 vs. Cleveland…Logged a career-high 45 minutes on Mar. 29 vs. Oklahoma City…Missed one game (Nov. 9) due to a sprained right index finger.

2015-16: Appeared in 73 games (seven starts) with Toronto, averaging 9.9 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 23.9 minpg., while shooting .386 (131-339) from three-point range…As a starter, averaged 11.1 ppg. and 3.0 rpg. in 32.4 minpg….Scored in double figures 37 times and 20+ points four times…Had first career-double-double with 24 points and a career-high 10 rebounds on Apr. 13 @ Brooklyn…Recorded a career-high four steals on Jan. 24 vs. L.A. Clippers…Missed nine games total due to injury: missed six games (Nov. 10-18) due to a ligament injury in his left thumb and three games (Feb. 25-28) due to a sore left thumb...Played in 20 playoff outings, averaging 6.3 ppg. and 1.6 rpg. in 16.8 minpg., helping Toronto reach the Eastern Conference Finals.

2014-15: Played in all 82 games (61 starts) with Toronto, averaging 9.8 ppg., 2.8 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 27.0 minpg., while shooting .372 (145-390) from three-point range…Scored in double figures 39 times and had 20+ points five times…Dished out a career-high seven assists on Mar. 6 @ Charlotte…Also appeared and started in four playoff contests, averaging 7.0 ppg., 1.5 rpg., 1.0 apg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 26.8 minpg.

2013-14: Appeared in 81 games (62 starts) with Toronto, averaging 10.9 ppg. and 3.1 rpg. in 26.7 minpg., while shooting a career-best .395 (161-408) from three-point range and .837 (82-98) from the free throw line…As a starter, averaged 12.2 ppg. and 3.3 rpg. in 29.0 minpg.…Scored in double figures 41 times and 20+ points eight times, including a career-high and then-franchise-record-tying 51 points (16-29 FG, 10-17 3FG, 9-10 FT) on Jan. 25 vs L.A. Clippers…Also appeared and started in seven playoff contests, averaging 5.0 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 22.6 minpg.…2012-13: Played in 73 games (two starts) during his rookie campaign with Toronto, averaging 6.4 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 17.0 minpg.…Scored in double figures 22 times…Made his NBA debut on Oct. 31 vs. Indiana, recording one rebound in six minutes…Made first career NBA start on Mar. 10 vs. Cleveland…DNP-CD five times and DND three times.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Toronto in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft…Re-signed by Toronto to a multi-year contract extension (Nov. 2, 2015)…Traded from Toronto along with a first round draft pick to Orlando in exchange for Serge Ibaka (Feb. 14, 2017)…Re-signed as a free agent by Orlando (Jul. 6, 2019).

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAPSULE: Played two seasons at the University of Washington…Appeared in 69 career games with the Huskies, averaging 12.3 ppg., 4.7 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 24.4 minpg., while shooting .364 (116-319) from three-point range…As a sophomore (2011-12), earned First Team All-Pac-12 honors, averaging 16.4 ppg., 6.4 rpg., 1.4 apg. and 1.26 stlpg. in 31.1 minpg., while shooting .371 (72-194) from three-point range…Ranked among Pac-12 leaders in scoring (fourth), rebounding (sixth), three-pointers per game (2.1, eighth) and blocked shots (13th)…As a freshman (2010-11), averaged 8.0 ppg. and 2.8 rpg. in 17.4 minpg….Named Honorable Mention Pac-12 All-Freshman…Named to the All-Pac-12 Tournament Team after averaging 15.3 ppg. and 2.7 rpg., while shooting .528 from the field.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Terrence James Elijah Ross…Wore 31 for his first seven NBA seasons, changed his uniform number to 8 prior to the 2019-20 season, then changed it back to 31 on Jan. 29, 2020 following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant…Played at Jefferson High School in Portland as a freshman and a sophomore…Named the 2008 Oregon 5A Player of the Year as a sophomore, leading Jefferson to a state championship…Spent his junior season at Montrose Christian in Rockville, Maryland and was named First Team All-Metro in 2009…Returned to Jefferson for his senior year, but did not play basketball due to his mid-year transfer…Was a high school teammate of current NBA player Terrence Jones…Sponsored and took 50 underserved youth shopping during the holidays in 2018…Hosted 50 youth from New Image Youth Center to a private movie screening in the summer of 2019, meeting the kids and treating them to popcorn, drinks and a Magic goody bag…In November 2020, assisted Pepsi, the Shaquille O'Neal Foundation and the Magic in a groundbreaking on new basketball courts being built at Harbor House, a domestic violence shelter in Central Florida…While with Toronto, sponsored a ticket program with LAMP Community Health Centre youth basketball programs…You can follow him on Twitter: @TerrenceRoss and on Instagram: @terrence.