Dotson in March 2018
|No. 21 – New York Knicks|
May 6, 1994|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Yates (Houston, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2017 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|2017–present||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
Damyean Da'Kethe Dotson (born May 6, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 44th pick of the 2017 NBA draft by the Knicks.
He played two seasons for the University of Oregon. After his sophomore season, he and teammates Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin were dismissed due to sexual assault allegations. No one was ever charged due to a lack of evidence and conflicting statements made by the victim. He subsequently enrolled at Houston Community College where he did not play basketball but took anger management courses with John Lucas II.
New York Knicks (2017—present)
On August 7, 2017, Dotson signed with the Knicks and during his rookie season, he received multiple assignments to the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G League. On November 29, Dotson became the eleventh player in history to play in the G League and NBA in the same day. On April 6th, 2018, Dotson scored a career high 30 points and a career high 11 rebounds in a 122-98 win off the bench against the Miami Heat.
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NBA G League
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- Braziller, Zach (16 September 2017). "After heinous allegations, does Knicks rookie deserve this 2nd chance?". New York Post. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
- Duarte, Joseph (April 29, 2017). "UH guard Damyean Dotson invited to NBA combine". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- "Knicks Sign Damyean Dotson". NBA.com. August 17, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
- "2017-2018 New York Knicks Transactions History". RealGM.com. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
- Busch, Alex (November 30, 2017). "Damyean Dotson Plays For Both Westchester and New York Knicks In Single Day". NBA.com. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
- "Rookie Dotson scores 30, Knicks blow out Heat 122-98". ESPN.com. April 6, 2018. Retrieved April 28, 2018.