E. J. Singler

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E. J. Singler
E. J. Singler with Idaho.JPG
Singler with the Idaho Stampede in 2016
Free agent
Position Small forward
Personal information
Born (1990-06-06) June 6, 1990 (age 27)
Medford, Oregon
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school South Medford (Medford, Oregon)
College Oregon (2009–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013–2014 Idaho Stampede
2014–2015 Kalev/Cramo
2015–2016 Idaho Stampede
2016–2017 Raptors 905
Career highlights and awards

Edward J. "E. J." Singler (born June 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of Oregon. As a senior at Oregon, he was named to the All-Pac-12 first team.[1]

High school career[edit]

Singler attended South Medford High School where he was the 2009 OSAA 6A State Player of the Year after averaging 21.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.4 blocks and 1.0 steals per game as a senior, helping the Panthers to a 21-8 record and a sixth-place finish at the OSAA Class 6A tournament. He also was named the 2009 Gatorade Oregon Boys Basketball Player of the Year and the Southwest Conference Player of the Year.[2]

College career[edit]

In his senior year with the Oregon Ducks, Singler averaged 11.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 31 minutes per game as the Ducks advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

2013–14 season[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft, Singler joined the Detroit Pistons for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On September 4, 2013, he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.[3][4] However, he was later waived by the Trail Blazers on October 22 after appearing in two preseason games.[5] In November 2013, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.[6]

2014–15 season[edit]

On September 8, 2014, Singler signed with Estonian club BC Kalev/Cramo for the 2014–15 season.[7] He appeared in 60 games for the club, averaging 6.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.[8]

2015–16 season[edit]

On October 21, 2015, Singler signed with the Utah Jazz,[9] but was waived the next day.[10] On November 1, he returned to the Idaho Stampede.[11] On November 13, he made his season debut for Idaho in a 110–106 loss to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, recording 20 points, five rebounds, two assists and three steals in 36 minutes.[12] On March 4, 2016, he was traded to Raptors 905 in exchange for a 2016 second-round draft pick.[8] On March 11, he made his debut for Raptors 905 in a 102–98 win over the Iowa Energy, recording 12 points, two rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes off the bench.[13]

2016–17 season[edit]

In July 2016, Singler joined the Toronto Raptors for the 2016 NBA Summer League. On September 8, 2016, he signed with Toronto,[14] but was waived on October 22 after appearing in four preseason games.[15] On October 30, 2016, he was reacquired by Raptors 905.[16]

Personal life[edit]

Singler's father, Ed, played quarterback at Oregon State between 1978 and 1982, while his mother, Kris, played basketball also at Oregon State between 1973 and 1976.[2] His older brother, Kyle, is also a professional basketball player.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shoemaker, Alex (March 11, 2013). "Altman Pac-12 Coach of the Year, Singler Earns 1st Team Honors". EugeneDailyNews.com. Retrieved February 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "E.J. Singler bio". GoDucks.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Blazers announce signing of E.J. Singler". NBA.NBCSports.com. September 4, 2013. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Trail Blazers officially sign E.J. Singler to training camp deal". OregonLive.com. September 4, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Trail Blazers waive Dee Bost, E.J. Singer, Richard Howell". InsideHoops.com. October 22, 2013. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Stampede acquire Pledger, Finalize Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. November 4, 2013. Archived from the original on October 19, 2014. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "EJ Singler signs with Kalev/Cramo". Sportando.com. September 8, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "Raptors 905 Acquires E.J. Singler from Idaho Stampede". OurSportsCentral.com. March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Jazz Sign Free Agent E.J. Singler". NBA.com. October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jazz Waive Forward E.J. Singler". NBA.com. October 22, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Idaho Stampede Finalize 2015 Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. November 1, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Walker Blocks Six Shots, McDaniels Scores 16 in Vipers' 110-106 Home Opener Win". NBA.com. November 13, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Raptors 905 Hold Off Energy". NBA.com. March 11, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Raptors Sign E.J. Singler". NBA.com. September 8, 2016. Retrieved September 8, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Raptors Release Five From Roster". NBA.com. October 22, 2016. Retrieved October 22, 2016. 
  16. ^ "TRAINING CAMP ROSTER AND SCHEDULE". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 30, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  17. ^ Tokito, Mike (October 23, 2013). "Ex-Duck E.J. Singler 'was really good to have in camp' for Trail Blazers". OregonLive.com. Retrieved December 8, 2013. 

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