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Played in 81 games on the year (4 starts) and averaged 9.4 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 0.7 apg in 23.0 mpg, and shot .452 from the field, .425 from beyond the arc and .857 from the line … in four starts, averaged 11.5 ppg and 1.8 rpg in 22.2 mpg, and shot .548 from the field, .533 from 3-point territory and .800 from the stripe … tallied 37 games with 10+ points and five games with 20+ points … led the team in scoring five times, minutes three times and in assists once … posted 18 games with three or more 3FGM … dished a career-best 4 assists at NOP (4/11) … tallied a career-high 9 rebounds at HOU on (3/31) … tied career high of five 3PM vs. BKN (3/17) … scored 20+ points in consecutive games for the first time in his career (29) at TOR (3/14) and (20) at WAS (3/16) … posted double-digit scoring for career-long seven-game streak from 2/19 – 3/2 … went 7-of-7 from FT line at ATL (2/26), a career-high for FTM … set career high scoring with first 30-point game vs. TOR (2/19); also made career-high 13 FG in the game … played career-high 37 minutes vs. ATL (2/10) … grabbed 8 rebounds (career-high 4 of which were offensive) vs. PHI (12/14) … made first NBA start vs. OKC (11/5) … missed one game with a right knee injury (12/28).
Throughout two NBA seasons, has played in 117 games (four starts), and has averaged 7.5 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 0.6 apg in 18.6 mpg, and shot .445 from the field, .410 from three and .828 from the free throw line … has also played in three playoff games.
Appeared in 36 games on the year and averaged 3.0 ppg and 1.2 rpg in 8.9 mpg and shot .402 from the field, .317 from downtown and .667 from the line … recorded four games with 10 or more points … posted 13 points (3-4 3FG) at CHA (3/13) … recorded a season-high 16 points (8-17 FG) at IND (3/6) … posted 12 points in 11:39 of action vs. ORL (11/4) … recorded 18 DNP-CDs and was on the team’s Inactive List 28 times … missed 24 games with a right knee injury (12/2, 12/6-1/17) and three games with back soreness (3/25-4/1). 2015 PLAYOFFS: Appeared in three games and averaged 1.7 ppg in 3.3 mpg … recorded nine DNP-CDs.
Selected in the first round (11th overall) by the Denver Nuggets in the 2014 NBA Draft (6/26/13) … traded by Denver, along with Anthony Randolph, in exchange for Jusuf Nurkic (16th overall pick) and Gary Harris (19th overall pick) and the lesser of Chicago’s two 2015 second-round picks (6/26/14).
Played in 145 games and averaged 21.7 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 1.3 apg in 31.5 mpg … shot .550 from the field, .458 from the three and .831 from the free throw line … named the Consensus National Player of the Year in 2014 … finished his career as one of only three players in NCAA history with 3,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in a career (Lionel Simmons and Harry Kelly) … was also the eighth player in collegiate basketball history to surpass 3,000 career points, good for fifth all-time with 3,150 career points … scored in double figures in an NCAA record 135 games … one of only 11 players to earn three straight First Team AP All-America honors since the inception of the awards in 1947-48 … was a three-time Wooden and USBWA All-American … led the Bluejays to three straight NCAA Tournaments (2012-14) … holds school records for points (3,150), FGM (1,141), 3 P% (.458) and FTM (594), as well as the single-season mark for points (934) and FGM (330) … owns the top three single-season scoring marks in Bluejay history … in his final season with the Bluejays, he led the nation in scoring with 26.7 ppg, and for the second straight season, he led the country in total points with 934 … he also ranked second in the country with 330 FGM and ranked ninth in 3P% with a .449 clip … he led Creighton to a record of 27-8 and a second-place finish in the Big East … for his efforts, he earned Big East Player of the Year honors, as well as 13 National Player of the Year honors including: Associated Press, The Naismith Trophy, USBWA, Oscar Robertson Trophy, the John R. Wooden Award and the Lute Olson Award … he became the first player to earn 64 or more of the 65 votes for the Associated Press Player of the Year honor. 2013-14: Played in 35 games and averaged 26.7 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 1.3 apg in 31.5 mpg … shot .526 from the field, .449 from the three and .864 form the free throw line … he posted 13 games with 30 or more points. 2012-13: Played in 36 games and averaged 23.2 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 1.6 apg in 31.6 mpg … shot .548 from the field, .490 from downtown and .875 from the charity stripe … claimed Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year for the second straight year … was named First Team All-American by the Associated Press, NABC, USBWA and Basketball Times and was selected Second Team All-American by ESPN.com and Sporting News … was a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, the Wooden Award and Naismith Award … was selected the USBWA District VI Player of the year and became the first player in Missouri Valley Conference Tournament history to repeat as the Most Outstanding Player. 2011-12: Played in 35 games and averaged 22.9 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 1.1 apg in 31.9 mpg … shot .601 from the field, .486 from three and .796 from the charity stripe … garnered Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors … named First Team All-American by the Associated Press, the USBWA, NABC and ESPN.com and Second Team All-American by The Sporting News and CBSSports.com … was a finalist for the Wooden and Naismith National Player of the Year Awards, and won the CollegeInsider.com Lute Olson National Player of the Year award. 2010-11: Played in 39 games and averaged 14.9 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 1.2 apg in 29.1 mpg … shot .525 from the field, .405 from downtown and .746 from the free throw line … in Omaha, his 581 points were the most by a freshman in MVC history … became the first freshman to be named First Team All-MVC since Wichita State’s Cleo Littleton in 1952 … also became the third freshman (Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant) nationally since 2002 to post at least 525 points, 270 rebounds and 40 three-pointers … was named to USBWA Freshman All-America Second Team.
Full name is Douglas Richard McDermott … son of Greg and Theresa … majored in marketing while at Creighton … was a high school teammate of Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes at Ames High School … helped guide Ames High to 53 straight wins and back-to-back state titles … named First Team All-State after averaging 20.1 ppg and 7.8 rpg his senior season ... scored a team-high 21 points in Ames High’s 2010 state title win over Southeast Polk … originally signed to play with the University of Northern Iowa, but was released from his letter-of-intent for the chance to play for his father at Creighton … enjoys playing golf and traveling in his spare time.