Austin Daye

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Austin Daye
Austin Daye.jpg
Daye during his tenure with the Pistons
No. 23 – San Antonio Spurs
Position Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1988-06-05) June 5, 1988 (age 26)
Irvine, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Woodbridge (Irvine, California)
College Gonzaga (2007–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro career 2009–present
Career history
20092013 Detroit Pistons
2011 BC Khimki (Russia)
2013 Memphis Grizzlies
20132014 Toronto Raptors
2014–present San Antonio Spurs
2014 Austin Toros
Career highlights and awards

Austin Darren Daye (born June 5, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA.

High school and college[edit]

During Daye's senior year at Woodbridge High School he averaged 30.9 points, 12.4 rebounds and 5.4 blocks per game. He played college basketball at Gonzaga University.

Professional[edit]

Daye was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 15th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. He played with BC Khimki in Russia during the 2011 NBA lockout.[1]

On January 30, 2013, Daye and Tayshaun Prince were traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for José Calderón as part of a three way deal that landed Rudy Gay in Toronto.[2] On August 1, 2013, Daye signed with the Toronto Raptors.[3]

On February 20, 2014, Daye was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Nando de Colo.[4] On March 15, 2014, he was assigned to the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League.[5] He was recalled the next day.[6] On June 15, 2014, Daye won his first NBA championship after the Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 4 games to 1 in the 2014 NBA Finals.

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Detroit 69 4 13.3 .464 .305 .821 2.5 .5 .4 .4 5.1
2010–11 Detroit 72 16 20.1 .410 .401 .759 3.8 1.1 .5 .5 7.5
2011–12 Detroit 41 4 14.7 .322 .210 .814 2.2 .8 .5 .5 4.7
2012–13 Detroit 24 0 14.5 .443 .525 .833 2.6 .9 .2 .3 5.1
2012–13 Memphis 31 0 10.6 .423 .345 .688 1.9 .7 .3 .5 4.0
2013–14 Toronto 8 0 4.1 .231 .000 .667 .9 .3 .0 .0 1.0
2013–14 San Antonio 14 1 8.2 .382 .414 .571 1.4 .4 .3 .4 4.1
Career 259 25 14.6 .407 .353 .777 2.7 .8 .4 .4 5.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013 Memphis 4 0 5.0 .375 .000 1.000 .3 .0 .0 .3 1.8
2014 San Antonio 1 0 6.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 0.0
Career 5 0 5.2 .300 .000 1.000 .4 .0 .0 .2 1.4

Personal[edit]

Daye's father, Darren, played five seasons in the NBA.[7]

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