Marcus Slaughter

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Marcus Slaughter
Marcus Slaughter (2011).jpg
No. 44 – Real Madrid
Position Power forward / Center
League Spanish League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1985-03-18) March 18, 1985 (age 30)
San Leandro, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school J. W. North (Riverside, California)
College San Diego State (2003–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Pınar Karşıyaka
2007–2008 Hapoel Jerusalem
2008 BCM Gravelines
2008 Eisbären Bremerhaven
2008–2009 STB Le Havre
2009–2010 SLUC Nancy
2010–2011 CB Valladolid
2011–2012 Brose Bamberg
2012–present Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards
  • TBL All-Star Game MVP (2007)
  • ACB Most Spectacular Player of the Year (2011)

Marcus Anthony Slaughter (born March 18, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for Real Madrid Baloncesto of the Spanish League. In his collegiate career, he played for the San Diego State Aztecs. After his junior year, he declared himself eligible for 2006 NBA draft and hired an agent, but went undrafted and unsigned.

Professional career[edit]

Slaughter, in action for Real Madrid in 2013

He moved overseas to play in Turkish Basketball League, for Pınar Karşıyaka. He had a productive season with Karşıyaka, averaged 13.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 2.3 steals. He was also named MVP of the 2007 Turkish All-Star game. Then he was signed a two-year contract with the Miami Heat in June 2007, but was released October 29, 2007.

For the 2007/08 season he has signed for Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in Israel. He later transferred to BCM Gravelines Dunkerque of the French Pro A League after being released by Hepoel Jerusalem.

In the 2008/09 season, he signed a one-year contract with the German club Eisbären Bremerhaven. In August 2009, he signed a two-year contract with SLUC Nancy of the French Pro A League.

On July 27, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with CB Valladolid.[1] At the end of the 2010–11 ACB season, Slaughter was prized with the ACB Most Spectacular Player award.[2]

In July 2011, he signed a one-year contract with the German club Brose Baskets Bamberg.[3] One year later, and after winning the 2011–12 German League and the German Cup, Slaughter comes back to Spain and signs with Euroleague and Spanish League powerhouse Real Madrid.[4] In August of 2013, he extended his contract with Real Madrid until the end of 2013-14 season.[5]

Euroleague 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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The Euroleague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season, he also played in domestic competition.

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011–12 Brose Baskets 10 10 25.9 .564 .000 .714 7.2 1.5 1.7 1.4 11.8 17.7
2012–13 Real Madrid 29 2 19.3 .660 .000 .386 3.6 .4 .9 .7 5.0 6.8
2013–14 Real Madrid 31 0 12.3 .689 .000 .471 2.4 .5 .6 .3 3.2 4.0
Career 70 12 17.2 .636 .000 .525 3.6 .6 1.0 .6 5.2 7.1

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

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