Jorge Gutiérrez (basketball)

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Jorge Gutiérrez
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Gutiérrez with Mexico in 2014
No. 13 – Trabzonspor
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League Turkish Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1988-12-27) December 27, 1988 (age 28)
Chihuahua, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Lincoln (Denver, Colorado)
Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nevada)
College California (2008–2012)
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012 Pioneros de Quintana Roo
2012–2014 Canton Charge
2014 Brooklyn Nets
2014–2015 Canton Charge
2015 Milwaukee Bucks
2015 Canton Charge
2015 Milwaukee Bucks
2015–2016 Canton Charge
2016 Charlotte Hornets
2016–present Trabzonspor
Career highlights and awards

Jorge Iván Gutiérrez Cárdenas (born December 27, 1988) is a Mexican professional basketball player for Trabzonspor of the Turkish Basketball Super League. He played college basketball for California.

High school career[edit]

Gutiérrez attended Abraham Lincoln High School for two years, leading the Lancers to the Colorado state championship, earning tournament MVP honors after contributing 22.5 points and 6.0 rebounds on 58.8 percent field goal shooting over the course of the campaign. The next year, he averaged 20.3 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 61.4 percent from the floor. After two years, he moved to Findlay Prep where he averaged 13.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 2.6 assists as a senior, earning the MVP award at the National Prep School Invitational in Rhode Island after helping his team to a runner-up finish.[1]

College career[edit]

In his senior year in 2011–12, Gutiérrez was named the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year, as well as the conference's Defensive Player of the Year[2][3] after averaging 13 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.2 steals. He also earned All-Pac-12 honors in 2011 and 2012.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Pioneros de Quintana Roo (2012)[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Gutiérrez joined the Denver Nuggets for the 2012 NBA Summer League.[5] In August 2012, he tried out for Partizan of Serbia[6] but was subsequently not signed. On October 3, 2012, he joined Pioneros de Quintana Roo of Mexico for the rest of the 2012 LNBP season.[7] He played his tenth and final game for Pioneros on November 3, 2012, recording 9 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 block.[8]

Canton Charge (2012–2014)[edit]

On November 2, 2012, he was selected by the Canton Charge in the second round of the 2012 NBA D-League draft.[9]

In July 2013, Gutiérrez joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On September 30, 2013, he signed with the Brooklyn Nets.[10] However, he was later waived by the Nets on October 26, 2013.[11] In November 2013, he was re-acquired by the Canton Charge.[12]

Brooklyn Nets (2014)[edit]

On March 6, 2014, he signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.[13] On March 9, 2014, he made his NBA debut in a 104-89 win over the Sacramento Kings, making him the fourth Mexican to play in the NBA after Horacio Llamas, Eduardo Nájera, and Gustavo Ayón. In just under 5 minutes of playing time, he recorded 1 point and 1 steal.[14] On March 17, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Nets.[15] On March 21, 2014, he recorded an NBA career high 10 points, along with 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block, in 114-98 victory over the Boston Celtics.[16] On March 28, 2014, he signed a multi-year deal with the Nets.[17]

In July 2014, Gutiérrez joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[18]

On December 11, 2014, Gutiérrez was traded, along with Andrei Kirilenko, the Nets' second round draft pick in 2020 and the right to swap second round picks in 2018, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Brandon Davies.[19] The next day, he was waived by the 76ers.[20]

Canton Charge / Milwaukee Bucks (2014–2016)[edit]

On December 23, 2014, Gutiérrez was reacquired by the Canton Charge.[21] On January 28, 2015, Gutiérrez signed a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, reuniting with his former Brooklyn Nets coach, Jason Kidd.[22] On February 7, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Bucks.[23] He parted ways with the Bucks on February 17 after the team did not sign him for the rest of the season. On March 4, he was reacquired by Canton.[24] On April 7, he returned to the Bucks, signing a multi-year deal with the team.[25] On October 21, 2015, he was waived by the Bucks.[26]

On December 10, 2015, Gutiérrez was reacquired by the Canton Charge.[27] The next day, he made his 2015–16 debut in a 110–107 win over the Iowa Energy, recording nine points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals in 29 minutes.[28]

Charlotte Hornets (2016)[edit]

On February 20, 2016, Gutiérrez signed a 10-day contract with the Charlotte Hornets.[29] Four days later, he made his debut for the Hornets in a 114–103 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, recording four points, two assists and one steal in four minutes off the bench.[30] He went on to sign a second 10-day contract with the Hornets on March 1,[31] and then a rest-of-season contract on March 11.[32]

On September 26, 2016, Gutiérrez signed with the Brooklyn Nets, returning to the franchise for a second stint.[33] However, he was later waived by the Nets on October 18 after appearing in three preseason games.[34]

Trabzonspor (2016–present)[edit]

On November 8, 2016, Gutiérrez signed a deal with Turkish club Trabzonspor.[35]

On June 30, 2017, Gutierrez signed on to play for the Portland Trailblazers NBA Summer League team.[36]

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
2013–14 Brooklyn 15 2 16.3 .463 .250 .750 1.5 2.0 .7 .1 4.1
2014–15 Brooklyn 10 0 4.4 .500 .000 .667 .7 .1 .1 .0 1.6
2014–15 Milwaukee 10 1 13.1 .556 .000 .700 1.8 1.5 .5 .0 3.7
2015–16 Charlotte 12 0 5.3 .545 .000 .909 .6 1.4 .3 .0 1.8
Career 47 3 10.3 .500 .176 .778 1.1 1.5 .4 .0 2.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014 Brooklyn 2 0 1.5 .000 .000 .500 .5 .0 .0 .0 1.0
2015 Milwaukee 1 0 12.0 .500 .000 .000 1.0 1.0 .0 .0 2.0
2016 Charlotte 3 0 4.0 .000 .000 .000 .7 .7 .0 .0 .0
Career 6 0 4.5 .200 .000 .500 .7 .5 .0 .0 .7

National team career[edit]

In 2013, Gutiérrez made his debut for the Mexican national basketball team at the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship. He went on represent Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup where he averaged 9.2 points per game.[37]

Personal life[edit]

The son of Fernando Gutiérrez and Bertha Cárdenas, he has two brothers, Fernando and Julián. He includes drawing among his hobbies and majored in interdisciplinary studies.[1]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Brennan, Eammonn (February 8, 2012). "Is Pac-12 primed for wild finish?". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ Faraudo, Jeff (March 5, 2012). "Cal's Jorge Gutierrez named Pac-12 Player of the Year". MercuryNews.com. Archived from the original on March 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jorge Gutierrez Pac-12 Player of the Year, Jared Cunningham Named to First Team". BuildingTheDam.com. SB Nation. March 5, 2012. Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
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  11. ^ "Brooklyn Nets waive Jorge Gutierrez, Chris Johnson and Adonis Thomas". InsideHoops.com. October 26, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
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  30. ^ "James, Irving lead Cavaliers past Hornets, 114-103". NBA.com. February 24, 2016. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
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  32. ^ "Hornets Sign Jorge Gutierrez for Remainder of 2015-16 Season". NBA.com. March 11, 2016. Retrieved March 11, 2016. 
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  34. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Waive Beech, Budinger, Gutierrez and Mockevicius". NBA.com. October 18, 2016. Retrieved October 18, 2016. 
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  36. ^ http://www.nba.com/blazers/trail-blazers-announce-2017-summer-league-roster
  37. ^ "Jorge Gutierrez's profile – FIBA.com". FIBA.com. Retrieved October 21, 2015. 

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