Royal Ivey

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Royal Ivey
Royal Ivey 76ers.jpg
Ivey with the 76ers
Guangdong Southern Tigers
Position Point guard
League Chinese Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1981-12-20) 20 December 1981 (age 32)
Harlem, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Benjamin N. Cardozo
(Queens, New York)
Blair Academy
(Blairstown, New Jersey)
College Texas (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro playing career 2004–present
Career history
20042007 Atlanta Hawks
2007–2008 Milwaukee Bucks
20082010 Philadelphia 76ers
2010 Milwaukee Bucks
20102012 Oklahoma City Thunder
2012–2013 Philadelphia 76ers
2014 Oklahoma City Thunder
2014–present Guangdong Southern Tigers (China)
Stats at NBA.com

Royal Terence Ivey (born December 20, 1981) is an American professional basketball player.

Early life and college[edit]

Ivey was born in Harlem in the Manhattan borough of New York City and started on the basketball team of Benjamin N. Cardozo High School.[1] He transferred to Blair Academy.

Ivey played college basketball at the University of Texas at Austin, in which he finished as the school's all-time career leader in games started (126).[2]

Professional career[edit]

Ivey was selected with the 37th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks.

On September 18, 2007, Ivey signed a one-year contract with the Bucks.[2]

On July 24, 2008, Ivey agreed to terms with the Philadelphia 76ers.[3]

On June 15, 2009, Philadelphia announced that Ivey declined the player option on his contract for the 2009–10 season, making him an unrestricted free agent. However, he re-signed with the 76ers in August 2009.[4]

On February 18, 2010, Ivey was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks along with Primoz Brezec in exchange for Jodie Meeks and Francisco Elson.[5]

On July 21, 2010, Ivey signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[6] He reached the NBA Finals with the Thunder in 2012, but the team lost to the Miami Heat.

On July 27, 2012, Ivey returned to the 76ers.[7]

On September 30, 2013, he signed with the Atlanta Hawks.[8] However, he was waived on October 25.[9]

On January 16, 2014, he signed a 10-day contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[10] On January 26, 2014, his 10-day contract expired and the Thunder chose not to offer him a second 10-day contract.[11]

On January 29, 2014, he signed with Guangdong Southern Tigers of China for the 2013–14 season.[12]

Off the court[edit]

During the 2011 NBA lockout, Ivey returned to the University of Texas to finish his degree in applied learning and development.[13]

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
2004–05 Atlanta 62 5 13.0 .429 .333 .701 1.4 1.7 .6 .1 3.5
2005–06 Atlanta 73 66 13.4 .439 .400 .727 1.3 1.0 .3 .1 3.6
2006–07 Atlanta 53 18 10.2 .448 .313 .686 1.0 .8 .5 .1 3.0
2007–08 Milwaukee 75 20 19.2 .394 .327 .726 1.6 2.1 .6 .1 5.6
2008–09 Philadelphia 71 0 12.1 .332 .342 .791 1.1 .6 .5 .1 3.0
2009–10 Philadelphia 26 0 9.1 .473 .500 .857 1.0 .7 .4 .1 2.7
2009–10 Milwaukee 18 0 5.0 .321 .182 .600 .4 .6 .5 .0 1.3
2010–11 Oklahoma City 25 0 6.2 .421 .438 1.000 .6 .3 .2 .0 1.6
2011–12 Oklahoma City 34 0 10.4 .356 .340 .125 .7 .3 .4 .0 2.1
2012–13 Philadelphia 53 5 13.2 .431 .420 .563 1.1 .6 .4 .1 3.2
2013–14 Oklahoma City 2 0 2.5 .000 .000 .000 .5 .0 .0 .0 .0
Career 492 114 12.5 .406 .361 .706 1.1 1.0 .5 .1 3.3

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Philadelphia 6 0 7.5 .273 .286 .750 .7 .0 .5 .0 1.8
2010 Milwaukee 3 0 3.7 .333 .000 .000 .0 .7 .0 .3 1.3
2011 Oklahoma City 2 0 3.0 1.000 1.000 .000 .5 .5 .0 .0 3.0
2012 Oklahoma City 5 0 4.2 .364 .400 .500 .6 .2 .4 .0 2.2
Career 16 0 5.1 .367 .375 .667 .5 .3 .3 .1 2.0

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