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2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

2015-16 (MEMPHIS/MIAMI): Split the season between the Memphis Grizzlies and Miami HEAT…saw action in 44 games (five starts) and averaged 4.7 points (.434 FG%, .900 FT%), 2.6 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 16.1 minutes…missed a total of seven games due to injury (all with Miami) before being waived by the HEAT on Feb. 29, eight games as a DNP-CD and one game on the inactive list while traveling to Miami after being traded to the HEAT…missed four games (Jan. 17-22) with a neck strain…sat out one game (Feb. 24 vs. Golden State) due to a torn plantar plate in his right foot and then sat out his final two games (Feb. 27-28) with the HEAT recovering from right foot surgery…had surgery to repair the torn plantar plate in his right foot on Feb. 26…came off the bench in all eight games in which he appeared for the Grizzlies and averaged 5.9 points (.435 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 3.3 assists, 1.1 rebounds and 15.0 minutes…topped the Grizzlies twice in both assists and steals and once in blocks…appeared in 36 games (five starts) with the HEAT and averaged 4.4 points (.434 FG%, .882 FT%), 2.5 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 16.3 minutes…led Miami in assists five times and in steals twice…topped Miami’s reserves in assists on 17 occasions, in rebounds three times and in steals twice…scored in double figures four times…handed out double-figure assists once and recorded one double-double. PRO CARER: DRA FTED: Selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round (28th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft. TRANSA CTIONS : Selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round (28th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft…traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with cash considerations for a 2008 conditional second-round draft pick on Oct. 29, 2007…waived by Minnesota on Oct. 29, 2007…signed as a free agent by the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 1, 2007…was acquired by the Milwaukee Bucks in a three-team trade involving the Sacramento Kings and Charlotte Bobcats in which Charlotte traded the draft rights to Tobias Harris (19th overall pick), Stephen Jackson and Shaun Livingston to Milwaukee, the Bucks traded Corey Maggette to the Bobcats and traded the draft rights of Jimmer Fredette (10th overall pick) and John Salmons to the Kings and Sacramento sent the draft rights to Bismack Biyombo (7th overall pick) to the Bobcats on Jun 23, 2011…traded by the Bucks along with Tobias Harris, Doron Lamb and cash considerations to the Orlando Magic for J.J. Redick, Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith 86 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook nba exp: 12 yrs | birthdate: 7/5/82 Birthplace: Celje, Slovenia D rafted: By San Antonio, 28th overall in 2004 Beno Udrih ht: 6-4 | wt: 203 A cquired: Claimed off waivers (10/24/16) 19G on Feb. 21, 2013…signed as a free agent by the New York Knicks on Aug. 8, 2013…waived by New York on Feb. 24, 2014…claimed off waivers by the Memphis Grizzlies on Feb. 27, 2014…re-signed with the Grizzlies to a multi-year contract on July 15, 2014…traded along with Jarnell Stokes to the HEAT in exchange for Mario Chalmers and James Ennis on Nov. 10, 2015…waived by the HEAT on Feb. 29, 2016…re-signed as a free agent by the HEAT on Aug. 17, 2016…waived by the HEAT on October 22, 2016…claimed off waivers by Detroit on October 24, 2016. CAREER AVERA GES : Has appeared in 792 NBA regular season games (272 starts) during his 12-year career and has averaged 8.5 points, 3.4 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 22.3 minutes while shooting 46.3 percent from the floor, 34.9 percent from three-point range and 83 percent from the foul line. HONORS : Is a two-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs (2005, 2007)… Was named the NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for December during the 2004-05 season…played for the Rookies in the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend. INTERNATIONAL: Made his professional debut in the 1997- 98 season at the age of 15 in the Slovenian secondary league…began playing for the Slovenian National Team in 2000…2005-06: Averaged 11.2 points, 2.8 assists and 2.3 rebounds for the Slovenian National Team in six games during the 2006 FIBA World Championships in Japan… ranked 20th in the tournament in assists…2004-05: Posted 8.0 points, 3.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in three contests in the 2005 European Championship qualifying tournament but missed the 2005 World Championships due to a sore left knee…2003-04: Was named MVP of the 2004 Efes Cup in Turkey after leading Slovenia to a 4-0 record, averaging 16.8 points and 4.8 assists…split the season between Avtodor Saratov in the Russian Superleague and Breil Milano in the Italian League…averaged 19.6 points (.544 FG%, .724 FT%), 4.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds in five Superleague games with Avtodor Saratov…averaged 10.8 points (.532 FG%, .926 FT%), 2.3 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 25.8 minutes in 16 games in Italian League play with Breil Milano…2002-03: Played for Maccabi Tel Aviv and averaged 4.9 points (.464 FG%, .857 FT%), 2.7 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 25 games in Israeli Premier League play as his team captured the Israeli National Cup…averaged 8.4 points (.466 FG%, .806 FT%), 2.8 assists, 1.9 rebounds and 24.3 minutes in Euroleague play in 20 games and


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
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