Andre Emmett

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Andre Emmett
No. 2 – Jeonju KCC Egis
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Korean Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1982-08-27) August 27, 1982 (age 34)
Dallas, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Carter (Dallas, Texas)
College Texas Tech (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2005 Memphis Grizzlies
2005–2006 Austin Toros
2006 Lietuvos Rytas
2007 Los Angeles D-Fenders
2007–2008 Belgacom Liège
2008–2009 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2009–2010 Shandong Lions
2010–2011 Fujian Sturgeons
20112012 Reno Bighorns
2012 New Jersey Nets
2012–2013 Amchit Club
2013–2014 Cocodrilos de Caracas
2014–2015 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2015–present Jeonju KCC Egis
Career highlights and awards

Andre Emmett (born August 27, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Jeonju KCC Egis of the Korean Basketball League (KBL).

College career[edit]

Emmett played college basketball for 4 years for Bob Knight at Texas Tech University. He is currently the Red Raiders' all-time leading scorer and the 4th all-time leading scorer behind Buddy Hield, LaceDarius Dunn, and fellow Red Raider Jarrius Jackson with 2,256 points. Emmett went on to win the 2004 NCAA Slam Dunk Contest.[1]

Professional career[edit]

2004–05 season[edit]

Emmett was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the 35th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft. He was later traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in a draft night trade. He joined the Grizzlies for 2004 NBA Summer League. On July 7, 2004, he signed his first professional contract with the Grizzlies. In the 2004–05 season, he played a total of 8 games for the Grizzlies.

2005–06 season[edit]

Emmett re-joined the Grizzlies for the 2005 NBA Summer League. On August 3, 2005, Emmett was traded to the Miami Heat in a five-team trade involving the Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz, and New Orleans Hornets.[2] On October 31, 2005, he was waived by the Heat. In November 2005, he was acquired by the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League.

2006–07 season[edit]

In July 2006, Emmett joined the Dallas Mavericks for the Las Vegas Summer League and the Seattle SuperSonics for the Rocky Mountain Revue. Later that year, he signed with Lietuvos rytas of Lithuania for the 2006–07 season. In December 2006, he left Lietuvos. On January 19, 2007, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders.[3]

2007–08 season[edit]

Emmett joined the Houston Rockets for the 2007 NBA Summer League. In December 2007, he signed with the Liège Basket of Belgium for the rest of the 2007–08 season, subsequently finishing the best scorer (23.9 ppg) of the Belgian championship.

2008–09 season[edit]

Emmett joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2008 NBA Summer League. On September 29, 2008, he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. However, he was waived by the 76ers on October 6. Later that month, he joined Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez of France for the 2008–09 season. In January 2009, he left Pau-Orthez after playing in only 5 games. He later joined Marinos de Anzoátegui for the 2009 LPB season.

2009–10 season[edit]

In November 2009, he signed with the Shandong Lions of China for the 2009–10 season. In March 2010, he scored a (then) CBA-record 71 points in a game against the Jiangsu Dragons.[4] Following the CBA season, he joined Mets de Guaynabo for the rest of the 2010 BSN season.

2010–11 season[edit]

In December 2010, he signed with Fujian Xunxing of China for the rest of the 2010–11 season.[5] On March 25, 2011, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns.

2011–12 season[edit]

On December 15, 2011, he was re-acquired by the Bighorns. On February 14, 2012, he signed a 10-day contract with the New Jersey Nets.[6] On February 24, 2012, he returned to the Bighorns. In April 2012, he signed with Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon for the 2012 FLB League playoffs.[7]

2012–13 season[edit]

Emmett joined the NBA D-League Select Team for the 2012 NBA Summer League.[8] On October 1, 2012, he signed with the Chicago Bulls. However, he was waived by the Bulls on October 15.[9]

In December 2012, Emmett signed with Amchit Club of Lebanon for the rest of the 2012–13 season.[10] Following the FLB League season, he joined Cocodrilos de Caracas for the 2013 LPB season, but left after 5 games.

2013–14 season[edit]

In January 2014, Emmett joined Cocodrilos de Caracas for the 2014 FIBA Americas League. In April 2014, he joined Halcones Rojos Veracruz of Mexico before re-joining Cocodrilos de Caracas for the 2014 LPB season. On July 13, 2014, he signed with Piratas de Quebradillas of the BSN where he played one game.[11]

2014–15 season[edit]

On November 1, 2014, Emmett was selected by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the second round of the 2014 NBA D-League draft.[12] On February 4, 2015, he was named to the Futures All-Star team for the 2015 NBA D-League All-Star Game, the second time in his career.[13] He went on to record 28 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals, and was subsequently named the All-Star Game MVP.[14]

In March 5, 2015 Andre Emmett left the Mad Ants and signed with the Meralco Bolts of the Philippine Basketball Association for the 2015 Governor's Cup campaign.[15]

2015–16 season[edit]

On July 22, 2015, Emmett was selected by the KCC EGIS(전주 KCC 이지스) with the 5th overall pick in the 2015 KBL foreigner draft.[16] Emmett is preparing for his first season in South Korea.

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 Memphis 8 0 3.5 .333 .000 .600 0.3 .0 .0 .0 0.9
2011–12 New Jersey 6 0 7.5 .571 .000 .625 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 2.2
Career 14 0 5.2 .462 .000 .615 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.4

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