Tre Kelley

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Tre Kelley
No. 7 – Sioux Falls Skyforce
Position Point guard
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1985-01-23) January 23, 1985 (age 29)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school Dunbar (Washington, D.C.)
College South Carolina (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Cibona Zagreb (Croatia)
2008–2009 Elitzur Ashkelon (Israel)
2010 Sagesse Beirut (Lebanon)
2010 Oostende (Belgium)
2010–2011 Zhejiang Lions (China)
2011 Austin Toros (D-League)
2011–2012 Biancoblù Basket Bologna (Italy)
2012 Marinos de Anzoategui (Venezuela)
2012–2014 Austin Toros (D-League)
2014–present Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
Career highlights and awards

Alfrie "Tre" Kelley (born January 23, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball at the University of South Carolina.

High school[edit]

Kelley grew up in Washington D.C., where he led Dunbar High School to the inter-high league in Washington, D.C., and lost to Gonzaga in the city championship. He was a three-time all-conference selection and made the all-metropolitan team twice. He averaged 29 PPG, 5 RPG and 8.3 APG his senior year. Despite being recruited by UConn, Miami, Georgia Tech and West Virginia, he chose to play at the University of South Carolina.

College[edit]

As a freshman, Kelley posted averages of 5.1 points per game 1.4 rebounds per game 2.0 assists per game in 16.1 minutes per game. He had 6 points and 7 rebounds in No. 10 South Carolina's loss to No. 7 Memphis in the first round of the 2004 NCAA Tournament.

As a sophomore, Kelley played in all 33 games, starting 32, tallying second most minutes on the team (1,013 minutes behind Carlos Powell's 1,113). Led the team in assists. Had 8 points and 3 assists in South Carolina's miraculous win over St. Joseph's in the Championship Game in the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 31, 2005. Earned the Most Assists Award in 2005.

As a junior, Kelley averaged 35.0 mpg, 12.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 4.6 apg and 1.3 spg; scored 20+ six times as well as set the school record for starts in a season with 38. He started 70 of USC's previous 71 games but did not start in the 2005 Senior Day vs. Ole Miss. Racked up 20 points and 7 assists in the National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2006 in which South Carolina routed Michigan 76-64. He was named to the 2006 SEC All-Tournament Team, the 2006 NIT All-Tournament Team. Earned the Most Assist Award in 2006.

As a senior, Kelley averaged 36.7 mpg, 18.9 ppg, 5.1 apg, and 2.6 rpg. Kelley received the 2007 Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award,as well as being a 2007 Chip Hilton Award Finalist, he was named to the 2007 Coaches First Team All-SEC, named to the 2007 AP First Team All-SEC he was the 2007 Gamecock Basketball MVP, earned the Most Assists Award in 2007.

Kelley started at point guard for three years, he is No. 2 all time in games played (134), No. 3 in assists (510), No. 3 in 3-point FG attempted (503), No. 3 in minutes played (3956), No. 3 in 3 PT FG made (167), and No. 9 all-time in career points (1488).

Professional[edit]

KK Cibona signed Kelley to a contract after he failed to get drafted in the 2007 NBA Draft.

Kelley was signed by the Miami Heat to a non-guaranteed contract on September 26, 2008, but was subsequently waived on October 3, 2008, to make room for Shaun Livingston. He played for Elitzur Ashkelon from the Israeli Basketball Super League during the 2008-2009 season with whom he played the Playoffs.

In 2010 he signed with Sagesse in the Lebanese Basketball League. He was released in the end of the season.

Kelley was invited to the Memphis Grizzlies 2010 pre-season camp, but was waived on October 11.

In December 2010 he signed with Zhejiang Lions of the CBA.[1]

On October 31, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.[2] On January 4, 2014, he was traded to the Sioux Falls Skyforce.[3]

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