Cam Reddish

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Cam Reddish
CAM REDDISH.jpg
Reddish with the Duke Blue Devils in 2019
No. 22 – Atlanta Hawks
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1999-09-01) September 1, 1999 (age 20)
Norristown, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeDuke (2018–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentAtlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Cameron Elijah Reddish (born September 1, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. He was selected 10th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft.

Coming out of high school, Reddish was rated as a five-star recruit and considered one of the top players in his class, earning Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball in his senior year, in addition to being named to the 2018 McDonald's All-American Boys Game, 2018 Jordan Brand Classic and 2018 Nike Hoop Summit.

High school career[edit]

Reddish attended The Boys' Latin School of Maryland in Towson, Maryland as a freshman before transferring to Westtown School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he teamed up with Class of 2017 five-star recruit & current NBA player Mohamed Bamba. As a junior, Reddish averaged 16.2 points per game and led the Moose to a Friend's School League title. [1] During the summer of 2017, Reddish averaged 23.8 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.1 assist for his Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team, Team Final, on the Nike EYBL Circuit. Later that summer, He played for United States men's national under-19 basketball team during the summer of 2017.[2] He was originally going to play for the under-17 team the previous summer, but did not make the team due to injury.[3] In his senior year, he averaged 22.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. After his senior season, he was named 2018 Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball. Reddish was selected to play in the 2018 McDonald's All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit All-Star games.[4]

Reddish was rated as a five-star recruit and considered one of the top players in the 2018 class. He was ranked as the second best player in the 2018 class by 247Sports.com, while being ranked as the third-best recruit in the class of 2018 by ESPN.[5][6]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Cam Reddish
SF
Norristown, PA Westtown School (PA) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Sep 1, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:5/5 stars   ESPN grade: 96
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 3  247Sports: 3  ESPN: 3
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Duke 2018 Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  • "2018 Duke Blue Devils Recruiting Class". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  • "2018 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.

College career[edit]

Reddish committed to Duke University to play college basketball, being joined by fellow top 3 recruits RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson.[7][8] On November 6, 2018 In his Duke debut, Reddish scored 22 points in a 118-84 win over Kentucky at the 2018 Champions Classic.[9] On January 12, 2019, Reddish scored 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting, including the game winner, against Florida State.[10] On February 5, 2019, Reddish tallied 24 points and 4 rebounds in a 80-55 win over Boston College.[11] On March 2, Reddish scored 19 points and 7 rebounds in a 87-57 victory against Miami.[12] Reddish appeared in 36 total games for Duke and averaged 13.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists while shooting 33% from three-point range.

On April 11, 2019, Reddish declared himself eligible for the 2019 NBA draft.[13][14]

Professional career[edit]

On June 20, 2019, Reddish was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 10th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft.[15] On July 1, 2019, Reddish officially signed with the Hawks.[16]

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

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Duke 35 35 29.7 .356 .333 .772 3.7 1.9 1.6 .6 13.5

Personal life[edit]

Reddish was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania to Zanthia and Robert Reddish. His father Robert played college basketball at VCU.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grindin' My Whole Life: Cameron Reddish". slamonline.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Duke-bound Cam Reddish and his crazy summer | Mike Jensen". philly.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Elite forward Cameron Reddish misses Team USA roster because of injury, but he’ll be back | USA TODAY High School Sports". usatodayhss.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "Meet the 2018 McDonald's All-Americans, led by Duke's trio of Superstar trio of recruits". www.sbnation.com. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  5. ^ "Westtown star Cameron Reddish ascends to No. 1 in recruiting service's rankings". PennLive.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cam Reddish – Basketball Recruiting – Player Profiles". www.espn.com. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "5-star recruit Cameron Reddish commits to Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Blue Devils". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  8. ^ "Duke Blue Devils reel in another big recruit in No. 3 Cameron Reddish". espn.com. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "No. 3 Duke routs No.2 Kentucky behind freshman R.J. Barrett, Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish". www.usatoday.com. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "No.1 Duke stuns Seminoles on late Cam Reddish 3-pointer". www.espn.com. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  11. ^ "Reddish scores 24, No.2 Duke pulls away to beat BC 80-55". www.espn.com. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  12. ^ "Barrett, Reddish lead No.3 Duke past Miami, 87-57". www.espn.com. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  13. ^ Duke freshman Cam Reddish declares for NBA draft www.yahoo.com
  14. ^ "Cam Reddish Declares for 2019 NBA Draft". www.goduke.com. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  15. ^ "Hawk's land Virginia's Hunter, Duke's Reddish in the NBA Draft". www.sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  16. ^ "Atlanta Hawks Sign Cam Reddish". NBA.com. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  17. ^ "Cam Reddish bio". www.goduke.com. Retrieved June 23, 2019.

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