David Vanterpool

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David Vanterpool
Portland Trail Blazers
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1973-03-31) March 31, 1973 (age 44)
Daytona Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Montgomery Blair
(Silver Spring, Maryland)
College St. Bonaventure (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–2007
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career 2007–present
Career history
As player:
1995 Nuova Pallacanestro Gorizia
1996–1999 Jilin Northeast Tigers
1999–2001 Yakima Sun Kings
2001 Washington Wizards
2001–2002 Kansas City Knights
2002–2003 Scandone Avellino
2003–2005 Montepaschi Siena
2005–2007 CSKA Moscow
As coach:
2007–2012 CSKA Moscow (assistant)
2012–present Portland Trail Blazers (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

David Vanterpool (born March 31, 1973) is a retired United States Virgin Islands professional basketball player who played for various teams around the globe. An all-around 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) shooting guardsmall forward, he earned an All-Euroleague Second Team selection during the 2003–04 Euroleague season, while playing for Euroleague team Montepaschi Siena. He is currently an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Playing career[edit]

Vanterpool played high school basketball at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland and he later played college basketball at St. Bonaventure University between 1991 and 1995. In 1995, he was selected in the Continental Basketball Association draft by the Quad City Thunder. In October–November 1995, he played for a week in Italy for the LegADue (second division) team Brescialat Gorizia.

From 1996 to 1999, Vanterpool played for the Jilin Northeast Tigers in the Chinese New Basketball Alliance (1996–1997) and Chinese Basketball Association (1998–99), and the Continental Basketball Association's Yakima Sun Kings between 1999 and 2001. He also played 22 games for the Washington Wizards of the NBA in 2000–01 and the ABA's Kansas City Knights in 2001–02. He was signed for a brief period by the Detroit Pistons (2000) and the New Jersey Nets (2001), but he did not play in any NBA games for those clubs.

Vanterpool then played in Italy with Air Avellino (2002–2003) and Montepaschi Siena from 2003 through 2005 (he won the Italian League championship in 2004 and the Italian SuperCup in 2004), before moving to CSKA Moscow, with whom he won a Euroleague championship in 2006.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player for CSKA Moscow, Vanterpool became an assistant coach with the team from 2007 until 2012.

On August 17, 2012, Vanterpool was named as an assistant coach for the Portland Trail Blazers.[1]

On June 2, 2015, Vanterpool and Jim Boylen were named to the coaching staff of the Canada men's national basketball team.

NBA career statistics[edit]

  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]

2000–01 Washington 22 0 18.7 .418 .000 .600 1.7 3.0 1.0 .1 5.5
Career 22 0 18.7 .418 .000 .600 1.7 3.0 1.0 .1 5.5


  1. ^ "Head Coach Terry Stotts Adds Three Coaches To His Staff". August 17, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 

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