David Vanterpool

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David Vanterpool
Minnesota Timberwolves
PositionAssistant coach
Personal information
Born (1973-03-31) March 31, 1973 (age 46)
Daytona Beach, Florida
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolMontgomery Blair
(Silver Spring, Maryland)
CollegeSt. Bonaventure (1991–1995)
NBA draft1995 / Undrafted
Playing career1996–2007
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Coaching career2007–present
Career history
As player:
1995Nuova Pallacanestro Gorizia
1996–1999Jilin Northeast Tigers
1999–2001Yakima Sun Kings
2001Washington Wizards
2001–2002Kansas City Knights
2002–2003Scandone Avellino
2003–2005Montepaschi Siena
2005–2007CSKA Moscow
As coach:
2007–2012CSKA Moscow (assistant)
20122019Portland Trail Blazers (assistant)
2019–presentMinnesota Timberwolves (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player

David Vanterpool (born March 31, 1973) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He is the assistant coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As as player, he earned an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection during the 2003–04 Euroleague season, while playing for Montepaschi Siena.

College career[edit]

Vanterpool played high school basketball at Montgomery Blair High School, in Silver Spring, Maryland, before playing college basketball at St. Bonaventure University, with the St. Bonaventure Bonnies, between 1991 and 1995.

Playing career[edit]

In 1995, Vanterpool was selected in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) draft by the Quad City Thunder. In October–November 1995, he played for a week in Italy, in the LegADue (Italian second division) team Brescialat Gorizia.

From 1996 to 1999, Vanterpool played for the Jilin Northeast Tigers in the Chinese New Basketball Alliance (CNBA) (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 of CSKA Moscow, Vanterpool became an assistant basketball 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 senior Canada men's national basketball team.[citation needed]

On 5 June 2019, he was hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves as an assistant coach.

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. Archived from the original on August 19, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2012.

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