Chris Singleton (basketball)

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Chris Singleton
Chris Singleton Wizards.jpg
Singleton with the Wizards
No. 6 – FC Barcelona Lassa
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1989-11-21) November 21, 1989 (age 29)
Canton, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeFlorida State (2008–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Playing career2011–present
Career history
20112014Washington Wizards
2014Jiangsu Dragons
2015Oklahoma City Blue
2015–2016Lokomotiv Kuban
2016Anhui Dragons
2016–2018Panathinaikos
2018–presentFC Barcelona Lassa
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Christopher Carl Singleton Jr. (born November 21, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for FC Barcelona Lassa of the Spanish Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. Listed at 6'9" (2.06 m),[1][2] he plays as a power forward and small ball center. He played college basketball for the Florida State Seminoles.

High school career[edit]

Singleton attended both Cherokee High School and Dunwoody High School.

Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Singleton was listed as the No. 3 small forward and the No. 12 player in the nation in 2008.[3]

College career[edit]

Singleton played three years of college basketball for Florida State University's Seminoles, where he earned ACC Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2011. After losing in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, Singleton decided to leave FSU and declared himself eligible for the 2011 NBA draft.[4]

Professional career[edit]

On June 23, 2011, Singleton was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 18th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. On December 9, 2011, he signed with the Wizards. On March 22, 2012, he tied his career high 16 points in an 83-85 loss to the Indiana Pacers.[5]

On September 5, 2014, Singleton signed with the Indiana Pacers.[6] However, he was later waived by the Pacers on October 25, 2014.[7] On October 31, 2014, he signed with the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.[8] In December 2014, he left Jiangsu after appearing in 17 games. On January 23, 2015, he was acquired by the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League.[9]

On September 24, 2015, Singleton signed with the Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban for the 2015–16 season.[10] In June 2016, he signed in China with the Anhui Dragons for the 2016 NBL season,[11] where he won the championship and was named finals MVP.[12]

On July 1, 2016, Singleton signed a one-year deal (with a team option for a second year) with Greek club Panathinaikos.[13]

On July 17, 2018, Singleton signed a one-year deal with FC Barcelona Lassa of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague.[14]

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

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 Washington 66 51 21.7 .372 .346 .682 3.5 .7 1.1 .5 4.6
2012–13 Washington 57 11 16.2 .382 .194 .571 3.2 .6 .7 .4 4.1
2013–14 Washington 25 0 10.0 .373 .368 .720 2.2 .2 .4 .1 3.0
Career 148 62 17.6 .376 .319 .633 3.2 .6 .8 .4 4.1

EuroLeague[15][edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2015–16 Lokomotiv Kuban 31 6 21.4 .415 .316 .730 4.5 1.0 1.2 0.6 8.4 8.9
2016–17 Panathinaikos 33 29 28.1 .541 .436 .748 5.9 1.2 1.2 1.0 12.0 15.6
2017–18 34 34 30.1 .404 .461 .732 5.8 1.1 1.0 0.7 10.3 12.5
Career 98 66 26.5 .470 .404 .736 5.4 1.1 1.1 0.8 10.2 12.3

Personal life[edit]

Singleton is the son of Stephanie Langston and Carl Singleton.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SINGLETON, CHRIS CENTER HEIGHT: 2.06.
  2. ^ CHRIS SINGLETON Position: Center Height: 206 cm.
  3. ^ Chris Singleton Recruiting Profile
  4. ^ a b Chris Singleton Bio
  5. ^ Notebook: Pacers 85, Wizards 83
  6. ^ Pacers Sign Four Free Agents
  7. ^ Pacers Waive Four Players
  8. ^ Jiangsu Dragons cut Jarrid Famous, signing Chris Singleton
  9. ^ Blue Acquires Chris Singleton
  10. ^ Крис Синглтон подписал 1-летний контракт с "Локо" (in Russian)
  11. ^ Chris Singleton signs with Anhui Dragons
  12. ^ Anhui celebrate NBL title
  13. ^ "Panathinaikos signs versatile forward Singleton". Euroleague.net. July 1, 2016. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  14. ^ "Agreement to sign Chris Singleton | FC Barcelona". FC Barcelona. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  15. ^ Chris Singleton Euroleague Stats, official Euroleague Website, 01 July 2016.

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