066_Pistons16YB.p1

2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

2015-16 (DETROIT): Appeared in 73 games (six starts) and averaged 8.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.8 steals and 23.1 minutes per game…In six games as a starter, averaged 12.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists…Averaged 7.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 67 games as a reserve…Among NBA rookie league leaders, ranked eighth in scoring (8.1 ppg), ninth in rebounds (4.2 rpg), ninth in assists (1.6 apg), eighth in steals (0.8 spg) and seventh in minutes (23.1 mpg)…Scored 10-plus points 26 times and 20-plus points twice…Grabbed 10-plus rebounds three times and recorded three doubledoubles… Led the team in scoring three times, in rebounds twice and in assists four times…Scored a career-high 22 points vs. New York (4/4)…Grabbed career-high 10 rebounds three times vs. Houston (11/30), at Boston (1/6) and at Indiana (2/6)…Recorded career highs in assists (6) and steals (4) vs. Brooklyn (3/19)…Blocked a career-high two shots vs. Houston (11/30) and played in a career-high 44 minutes vs. New York (2/4)…Made a career-high five 3-pointers at Memphis (1/14)… His 63 3-pointers were the fourth most by a Pistons rookie… Joined Andre Drummond as the only Pistons in the last 50 years to record multiple games of 20-plus points before turning 20 years old…Averaged 10.8 points and 5.9 rebounds in February – his best offensive month of the season…Missed seven games with a right shoulder sprain…DNP-CD twice. PRO CARER: DRA FTED: Selected eighth overall in the 2015 NBA Draft. CAREER AVERA GES/MILESTONES : Holds career averages of 8.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 23.1 minutes in 73 games (six starts). HONORS : Was named, along with teammate Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, to the 2016 USA Men’s Select Team that trained with the 2016 USA Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas in preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Colege: HONORS : Named the 2015 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and a First-Team All-League selection and earned NABC Third Team All-America honors. Named to the Pac-12 Tournament All-Tournament Team…Was one of five finalists for the inaugural Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award…Chosen as a USBWA Freshman All-American. YEAR - BY-YEAR KE Y NOTES : Was an early entry candidate for the 2015 NBA Draft. Freshm an (2013-14): Was the Pac- 12’s freshman leader in scoring (13.8 ppg), steals (1.5 spg), free throws made and free throw attempts, and the lone 66 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook nba exp: 1 yr | birthdate: 5/29/96 Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA H igh School: Mater Dei HS (Santa Ana, CA) Johnson 245 Stanley wt: | 6-7 ht: College: Arizona D rafted: By Detroit, 8th overall in 2015 7 F freshman named to the All-Pac-12 or NABC All-District 20 First Team…Selected Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and Pac-12 All-Freshman team…Led the Wildcats in scoring and ranked second in both rebounds (6.5 rpg) and steals (1.5 spg)…Was one of just two freshmen in the major college basketball conferences to average at least 13.5 points and 6.0 rebounds (Jahlil Okafor - Duke)…Scored in double figures in 30-of-38 games…Posted three double-doubles. High School: Averaged 25.1 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.5 steals as a senior to lead Mater Dei to a No. 1 final national ranking by USA Today…Led Mater Dei to a 135-5 record and four CIF Division I state titles, becoming the first player in California history to win four-straight upper-division state titles…The Monarchs were 70-0 during his final two high school campaigns…Was a McDonald’s All-American in 2014…Selected for the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic, where he finished with 24 points and three assists…Named MaxPreps National Player of the Year, a Parade All-American and USA Today All-USA first team…Was one of three national finalists for the Naismith Trophy High School Player of the Year award…Garnered co-MVP honors at both the 2013 Under Armour Elite 24 Game and the 2013 Nike Global Games… Named MOP at the 2013 Pangos All-American Camp…Named a four-time California First-Team All-State pick…Helped lead the U.S. to gold medals at the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship and the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship...Named MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18s after averaging team highs of 14.0 points and 2.2 steals…Represented the U.S. at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit. Personal: His late mother, Karen Taylor, played basketball at Jackson State, where she was enshrined in its Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and professionally in Denmark, Italy and Sweden…His philanthropic efforts will focus on bringing awareness to breast cancer after losing his mother to the deadly disease…Purchased a suite for Kids Kicking Cancer patients and families to attend Pistons home games…Will also focus some of his efforts on the Boys & Girls Club.


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
To see the actual publication please follow the link above