Booker with the Wizards
November 25, 1987 |
Newberry, South Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school||Union County
(Union, South Carolina)
|NBA draft||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
Trevor Fitzgerald Booker (born November 25, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was the starting power forward at Clemson University prior to playing in the NBA. He is also the cousin of Los Angeles Lakers power forward, Jordan Hill.
High school career
Booker attended Union County High School in Union, South Carolina. In his senior year (2005–06), Booker was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for South Carolina after averaging 21.9 points, 16.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Booker was also named the AAA state player of the year and a first-team All-State selection. Booker left Union as its career leader in rebounding and blocked shots. He was coached in High School by Joe Pitt.
Booker played AAU basketball with the South Carolina Celtics.
Upon completion of his high school career, Trevor Booker signed with coach Oliver Purnell and the Clemson Tigers. He started every game of his freshman season on a team that went 25–11 and ended the season as runners-up of the 2007 National Invitation Tournament.
In his sophomore and junior seasons, Clemson had its first back-to-back NCAA appearances in nearly ten years. In Booker's junior year he led the ACC in rebounding (9.7 per game) and field goal percentage (.571), and finished second in blocked shots (2.0 per game). For his efforts, Booker was named second-team All-ACC and was named to the 2009 All-Defensive Team. On the National level, he was named USBWA All-District and NABC second team All-District. Following his junior year, Booker announced that he would return to Clemson for his senior year.
He spent the summer following his junior campaign playing for Team USA in the World University Games, helping the team win a bronze medal.
During his senior year, Booker was selected the All-ACC first team.
On August 4, 2011, Booker signed with Bnei Hasharon of Israel for the duration of the NBA lockout. In October 2011, he returned to the United States due to a bruised right quadricep. In December 2011, following the conclusion of the lockout, Booker returned to the Washington Wizards before appearing in a game for Bnei Hasharon.
NBA career statistics
|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|
- Booker Led ACC in Rebounding and Field Goal Percentage
- Booker Named to Second-Team All-ACC & ACC's All-Defensive Team
- USBWA NAMES 2008–09 MEN'S ALL-DISTRICT TEAMS
- NABC Announces 2009 Division I All-District Teams
- Booker will return to Clemson
- Trevor Booker Named First-Team All-ACC
- Bnei Hasharon adds size with Trevor Booker
- JJ Hickson agreed to terms with Bnei Hasharon
- Jazz Signs Free Agent Trevor Booker
- Trevor Booker Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Jazz