Willie Warren

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Willie Warren
Chongqing Fly Dragon
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League NBL
Personal information
Born (1989-10-22) October 22, 1989 (age 25)
Dallas, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school North Crowley (Fort Worth, Texas)
College Oklahoma (2008–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Pro career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Los Angeles Clippers
2011 Bakersfield Jam
2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2012–2013 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2013–2014 Szolnoki Olaj
2014 Virtus Bologna
2014–present Chongqing Fly Dragon
Career highlights and awards

Willie D. Warren (born October 22, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Chongqing Fly Dragon of the Chinese National Basketball League.

High school and college[edit]

After a successful high school career at North Crowley High School, Warren was selected to be a McDonalds All-American. He then went to the University of Oklahoma where he played on the same team as his eventual Clippers teammate, Blake Griffin. Despite being a projected lottery pick after a successful Freshman year, Warren stayed at OU, hoping to be the primary option with Griffin leaving for the draft. Throughout an injury-plagued Sophomore year he averaged over 16 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and just over 1 steal a game while shooting above 30% from 3-point range . At the end of his sophomore season, Warren decided to forgo his last two years of eligibility, signing with an agent and declaring for the 2010 NBA Draft.

Professional career[edit]

Warren was drafted late in the 2nd round as the 54th overall by the Los Angeles Clippers on the day of the 2010 NBA Draft. Then, on July 13, 2010, unlike many other late second-round picks, he was signed by the Clippers.[1]

Late in the 2010-11 season, Warren was assigned to the NBA D-League. There, he played 6 games in 2011 for the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA D-League where he averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game while shooting above 50 percent from the field and 46 percent from 3-point range. The Jam went 5-1 with Warren in the lineup from February 4 – 16. After the D-League stint, Warren was called back into the Clippers' line-up, but he was later re-assigned for a second stint on March 2, 2011.[2]

On December 19, 2011, Warren was waived by the Clippers.[3]

In August 2012, Warren signed with Maccabi Rishon LeZion of the Israeli Basketball Super League for the 2012–13 season.[4]

In the summer of 2013, he signed with Szolnoki Olaj KK of Hungary.[5] He was waived on February 28, 2014.[6] In March 2014, he signed with Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna of Italy.[7]

On September 18, 2014, Warren signed with Chongqing Fly Dragon of China.[8]

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
2010–11 L.A. Clippers 19 0 17.1 .371 .333 .750 .6 1.4 .3 .0 1.9
Career 19 0 17.1 .371 .333 .750 .6 1.4 .3 .0 1.9

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