Marquis Teague with the Brooklyn Nets
|No. 10 – Oklahoma City Blue|
February 28, 1993 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Pike (Indianapolis, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29th overall|
|Selected by the Chicago Bulls|
|2013–2014||→Iowa Energy (D-League)|
|2014–present||Oklahoma City Blue (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Marquis Devante Teague (born February 28, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League. He was one of the top rated high school basketball players in the class of 2011.
High school career
Teague was rated as the #7 player by both Rivals.com and Scout.com. In the ESPNU 100, and was the consensus top ranked point guard in his class. In July 2010, Teague, along with future Kentucky teammate Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, were a part of the gold medal winning team in the FIBA U-17 World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.
In the first game of the 2011-12 season and his career as a Wildcat, Teague started and scored 16 points on 7 of 12 shooting. One of Teague's best performances of the season came against the Portland Pilots, a game where he scored 14 points, had a career high of eight assists, and a career high of 4 steals, all while committing zero turnovers and shooting 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Against the Louisville Cardinals, Teague scored just 4 points on 1 of 8 shooting, but did dish out 5 assists and played good defense on Louisville point guard Peyton Siva, who shot 2 of 13 from the field. Teague helped Kentucky win their 8th national championship.
On October 24, 2014, he was traded, along with a 2019 second-round pick, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Casper Ware. Three days later, he was waived by the 76ers. On November 1, 2014, he was selected by the Oklahoma City Blue with the ninth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League draft.
NBA career statistics
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|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
Teague's family includes his mother Carol, his father Shawn, and his brother Jeff, the starting point guard of the Atlanta Hawks. Shawn played for Norm Stewart at the University of Missouri before transferring to Boston University, where he finished his career playing for Rick Pitino; he, like both sons, was an Indiana All-Star following his senior season of high school basketball.
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- "Scout.com: Men's Basketball Recruiting". Scouthoops.scout.com. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "College Basketball Recruiting - ESPNU 100 - ESPN". Insider.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "Future Kentucky Wildcats Michael Gilchrist and Marquis Teague Win Gold | Daily Sports News, Scores, Schedules, Stats and Rumors". Sportsnewsandscores.com. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "No. 4-rated junior Marquis Teague commits to Kentucky". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 22, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
- "UK's starting five opts for draft". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 18, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- "Bulls Assign Teague to Iowa Energy". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
- "Bulls Recall Teague from D-League". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
- Chicago Bulls assign Marquis Teague to D-League
- "Bulls Recall Guard Marquis Teague". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 15, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Nets Acquire Marquis Teague From Chicago". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- "Sixers Acquire Marquis Teague And Future Second-round Draft Pick". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 24, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Sixers Announce 2014-15 Opening Night Roster". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 27, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Oklahoma City Blue Selects Six in NBA D-League Draft". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. November 1, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- Tipton, Jerry. "Teague says 'dynasty' possible at UK | KentuckySports.com". Kentucky.com. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- Teague family at heart of hoops' little-man revolution
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com
- Kentucky Bio
- NBADraft.net Profile
- Scout.com Profile
- Rivals.com Profile
- Marquis Teague on Twitter