Chris Singleton (basketball)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris Singleton
Chris Singleton Wizards.jpg
Singleton with the Wizards
No. 23 – Oklahoma City Blue
Position Small forward / Power forward
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1989-11-21) November 21, 1989 (age 25)
Canton, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school Cherokee (Canton, Georgia)
Dunwoody (Dunwoody, Georgia)
College Florida State (2008–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Pro career 2011–present
Career history
20112014 Washington Wizards
2014 Jiangsu Dragons (China)
2015–present Oklahoma City Blue (D-League)
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2011)
  • 2x Third-team All-ACC (2010, 2011)
  • 2x ACC All-Defensive Team (2010, 2011)
Stats at NBA.com

Christopher Carl "Chris" Singleton, Jr. (born November 21, 1989)[1] is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for the Florida State Seminoles.

High school career[edit]

Singleton attended both Cherokee High School and Dunwoody High School.

Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Singleton was listed as the No. 3 small forward and the No. 12 player in the nation in 2008.[2]

College career[edit]

Singleton played three years of college basketball for Florida State where he earned ACC Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2011. After losing in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, Singleton decided to leave FSU and declared himself eligible for the 2011 NBA draft.[3]

Professional career[edit]

On June 23, 2011, Singleton was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. On December 9, 2011, he signed with the Wizards. On March 22, 2012, he tied his career high 16 points in an 83-85 loss to the Indiana Pacers.[4]

On September 5, 2014, Singleton signed with the Indiana Pacers.[5] However, he was later waived by the Pacers on October 25, 2014.[6] On October 31 2014, he signed with the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.[7] In December 2014, he left Jiangsu after appearing in 17 games. On January 23, 2015, he was acquired by the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League.[8]

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
2011–12 Washington 66 51 21.7 .372 .346 .682 3.5 .7 1.1 .5 4.6
2012–13 Washington 57 11 16.2 .382 .194 .571 3.2 .6 .7 .4 4.1
2013–14 Washington 25 0 10.0 .373 .368 .720 2.2 .2 .4 .1 3.0
Career 148 62 17.6 .376 .319 .633 3.2 .6 .8 .4 4.1

Personal[edit]

Singleton is the son of Stephanie Langston and Carl Singleton.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]