Joey Graham

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Joey Graham
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Graham with the Raptors in March 2007
Personal information
Born (1982-06-11) June 11, 1982 (age 36)
Wilmington, Delaware
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolBrandon (Brandon, Florida)
College
NBA draft2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Toronto Raptors
Playing career2005–2013
PositionSmall forward
Number14, 12
Career history
20052009Toronto Raptors
2009–2010Denver Nuggets
2010–2011Cleveland Cavaliers
2012Erie BayHawks
2012Mets de Guaynabo
2013Capitanes de Arecibo
2013Mets de Guaynabo
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Joseph Graham (born June 11, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player who played six seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

College career[edit]

Graham played college basketball for the University of Central Florida (2000–02) and Oklahoma State University (2003–05). He averaged 13.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in four collegiate seasons and helped OSU to the Final Four in his junior campaign.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Toronto Raptors (2005–2009)[edit]

Graham was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 16th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft.[1] In his first two seasons with the Raptors, he averaged 6.5 points and 3.1 rebounds in 159 regular season games, and shot .826 (218-264) from the charity stripe. He registered a career-high 19 points on five occasions and grabbed a personal-best 12 rebounds on March 30, 2007 against the Washington Wizards.[1]

Graham missed the majority of Toronto's November schedule in the 2007–08 season. He appeared in a career-low 38 games in 2007–08.[2] He averaged career highs in 2008–09, with 7.7 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. On February 1, 2009, he recorded a career high-tying 12 rebounds against the Orlando Magic. Three days later, he scored a career-high 24 points against the Los Angeles Lakers. Another six days later, he tied his career high with 24 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves.[3]

Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers (2009–2011)[edit]

Graham (#12) with the Cavaliers in January 2011

On September 26, 2009, Graham signed with the Denver Nuggets.[4] On July 30, 2010, Graham signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.[5] On December 9, 2011, prior to the start of the 2011–12 training camp period, Graham was waived by the Cavaliers.[6]

D-League and Puerto Rico (2012–2013)[edit]

On March 19, 2012, Graham was acquired by the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League.[7]

On May 4, 2012, Graham signed with Mets de Guaynabo of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional.[8]

In February 2013, Graham joined Capitanes de Arecibo.[9] On April 15, 2013, he parted ways with Arecibo.[10] Two days later, he signed with Mets de Guaynabo, returning to the team for a second stint.[11]

NBA 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  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005–06 Toronto 80 24 19.8 .478 .333 .812 3.1 .8 .5 .2 6.7
2006–07 Toronto 79 21 16.7 .495 .290 .840 3.1 .6 .4 .1 6.4
2007–08 Toronto 38 3 8.7 .434 .667 .844 1.8 .4 .1 .0 3.6
2008–09 Toronto 78 10 19.8 .481 .188 .825 3.7 .6 .4 .2 7.7
2009–10 Denver 63 18 12.0 .520 .154 .740 2.0 .3 .4 .1 4.2
2010–11 Cleveland 39 8 15.0 .458 .300 .806 2.2 .5 .2 .2 5.2
Career 377 84 16.2 .483 .300 .815 2.8 .5 .4 .1 5.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007 Toronto 6 3 18.2 .286 .000 .800 3.3 .3 .7 .0 2.7
2008 Toronto 2 0 1.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2010 Denver 4 0 7.3 .588 .333 .600 2.5 .0 .5 .3 6.0
Career 12 3 11.7 .400 .200 .700 2.5 .2 .5 .1 3.3

Personal[edit]

Graham's twin brother, Stephen, also played in the NBA. His father, Joe Graham, is a former Navy airman.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Raptors exercise 4th year option on Joey Graham". insidehoops.com. October 29, 2007. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Joey Graham 2007-08 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  3. ^ "Joey Graham". NBA.com. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "Nuggets sign forward Graham". ESPN.com. September 26, 2009. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "Cavs Sign Joey Graham". NBA.com. July 30, 2010. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cavaliers Announce 2011-12 Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. December 9, 2011. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  7. ^ "BayHawks Acquire Joey Graham". NBA.com. March 19, 2012. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  8. ^ "Mets de Guaynabo land Joey Graham". Sportando.com. May 4, 2012. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  9. ^ "Capitanes de Puerto Rico LDA2013". elaybenditopr.wordpress.com (in Spanish). March 5, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  10. ^ "Joey Graham and Stephen Graham part ways with Capitanes de Arecibo". Sportando.com. April 15, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  11. ^ "Joey Graham signs with Mets de Guaynabo". Sportando.com. April 17, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  12. ^ "NBA twin brothers are literal high-fliers". NBA.com. March 11, 2010. Retrieved December 26, 2017.

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