DaJuan Summers

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DaJuan Summers
DaJuan Summers in 2006.jpg
No. 35 – Budivelnyk Kiev
Position Small forward
League Ukrainian SuperLeague
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1988-01-24) January 24, 1988 (age 26)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school McDonogh (Owings Mills, Maryland)
College Georgetown (2006–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro playing career 2009–present
Career history
20092011 Detroit Pistons
2011 Montepaschi Siena
2011–2012 New Orleans Hornets
2012–2013 Maine Red Claws
2013 Los Angeles Clippers
2013–present Budivelnyk Kiev
Career highlights and awards

DaJuan Michael Summers (born (1988-01-24)January 24, 1988) is an American professional basketball small forward for Budivelnyk Kiev of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. In the 2009 NBA Draft Summers was drafted in the 2nd round (35th overall) by the Detroit Pistons.[1] In college at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Summers was a starting small forward for the Hoyas.

Summers grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and played with the Cecil Kirk Amateur Athletic Union teams. He is a 2006 graduate of the McDonogh School, a private school, in Owings Mills, Maryland, where he averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds as a junior and was named the Baltimore City Player of the Year.

Professional career[edit]

In July 2011 he signed with Montepaschi Siena in Italy for the next two seasons.[2] However, he parted ways with the team in October 2011.[3]

In September 2012, Summers signed with the Charlotte Bobcats.[4] He was waived by the Bobcats on October 27, 2012.[5]

On December 3, 2012, Summers signed with the Maine Red Claws.[6] On February 4, 2013, Summers was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[7]

On March 15, 2013, the Los Angeles Clippers signed Summers to a 10-day contract on March 15, 2013.[8] He was signed to a second 10-day contract on March 25, 2013.[9] The Clippers signed Summers for the remainder of the season on April 4, 2013.[10] On July 9, 2013, Summers was waived by the Clippers.[11]

On July 31, 2013, Summers signed a one-year contract with the Ukrainian team Budivelnyk Kiev.[12]

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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

NBA career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Detroit 44 0 9.2 .354 .357 .711 1.0 .4 .2 .2 3.0
2010–11 Detroit 22 1 9.0 .406 .429 .450 .5 .1 .1 .0 3.4
2011–12 New Orleans 15 6 13.9 .431 .313 .778 1.5 .7 .5 .0 4.5
2012–13 L.A. Clippers 2 0 3.5 .250 .000 .000 1.0 .5 .0 .0 1.0
Career 83 7 9.9 .384 .367 .642 1.0 .3 .2 .1 3.3

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011-12 Montepaschi 1 1 18.4 .500 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 4.0 .0
2013-14 Budivelnyk 10 8 27.8 .426 .222 .806 4.6 1.0 1.5 .6 12.3 12.5
Career 11 9 26.9 .436 .222 .806 4.3 .9 1.4 .5 11.5 11.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 NBA Draft
  2. ^ Montepaschi announces former Pistons DaJuan Summers
  3. ^ Summers, Montepaschi Siena Part Ways
  4. ^ Bobcats add Jeff Adrien, Paris Horne, Josh Owens, DaJuan Summers to training camp
  5. ^ Bobcats waive Josh Owens and DaJuan Summers
  6. ^ RED CLAWS ACQUIRE DAJUAN SUMMERS
  7. ^ 2013 NBA Development League All-Star Game Rosters Announced
  8. ^ "DAJUAN SUMMERS SIGNED TO A 10-DAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. March 15, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ "DAJUAN SUMMERS SIGNED TO A SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. March 25, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  10. ^ "DAJUAN SUMMERS SIGNED FOR REST OF SEASON". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Clippers waive forward DaJuan Summers". InsideHoops.com. July 9, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  12. ^ "BUDIVELNIK signs Summers at forward". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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