|No. 55 – Žalgiris Kaunas|
|League||Lithuanian Basketball League
September 5, 1985 |
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Carbondale High School
The Winchendon School
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2009–present|
|2009–2010||Hapoel Afula (Israel)|
|2010–2011||Texas Legends (D-League)|
|2011||Toros de Aragua (Venezuela)|
|2011||Cocolos (Dominican Republic)|
|2011–2012||Austin Toros (D-League)|
|2012||San Antonio Spurs|
|2012||Olimpia Milano (Italy)|
|2012–2013||Austin Toros (D-League)|
|2013||Texas Legends (D-League)|
|2013||Texas Legends (D-League)|
|2013||Capitanes de Arecibo (Puerto Rico)|
|2013-present||Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
On April 21, 2012, Dentmon was named the NBA D-League's Most Valuable Player for the 2011–12 season. Dentmon started in all 40 regular season games he played for the Austin Toros, averaging 22.8 points, 5.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 37.2 minutes. Also named a 2012 NBA D-League All-Star, Dentmon ranked fourth in the League in scoring, finishing with double-digit points in 39 games. He led the Toros in scoring in 24 games and was the assist leader 26 times.
On March 25, 2013, Dentmon signed a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks. He played two games for the Mavs before being released on April 3. He returned to the Legends following his NBA stint. Afterward, he joined the Capitanes de Arecibo of Puerto Rico.
On August 30, 2013, he signed a one-year deal with Žalgiris Kaunas. He was named Euroleague MVP of the Week during fifth week after scoring 24 points (2/4 two-pointers, 6/6 three-pointers), dishing out 9 assists, rebounding 2 rebounds and making 2 steals.
|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||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Correct as of March 9, 2014
He is nicknamed "Abracadabra" for his unbelievable shots.
- "Spurs sign Justin Dentmon to 10-day contract". NBA.com. March 24, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2012.
- "Raptors Sign Justin Dentmon to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. April 5, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
- Austin's Justin Dentmon Named 2012 NBA Development League Most Valuable Player
- "Olimpia Milano announced Justin Dentmon". sportando.net. April 29, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2013.
- Austin Toros Announce 2012-13 Returning Players and Camp Invitees
- Texas Legends Acquire Top Prospect Justin Dentmon, Luther Head from Austin Toros in Exchange for Top Prospect Chris Roberts
- Dentmon, Leslie Named Replacements for the NBA Development League All-Star Game
- "Dallas Mavericks Sign Texas Legends Point Guard Justin Dentmon for Year's 29th GATORADE Call-Up". NBA.com. March 25, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2013.
- Mavericks sign free agent Josh Akognon to 10-day contract
- "Capitanes de Arecibo sign Justin Dentmon and Demetris Nichols". Sportando.net. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
- "ZALGIRIS KAUNAS signs MVP Dentmon at point". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
- Dentmon named MVP of the Week (video) (Lithuanian)
- Justin Dentmon NBA D-League Profile
- Justin Dentmon at Euroleague.net
- Justin Dentmon at Eurobasket.com
- Justin Dentmon at University of Washington Official Athletic Site