Keyon Dooling

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Keyon Dooling
Keyon Dooling.jpg
Dooling with the Bucks
Personal information
Born (1980-05-08) May 8, 1980 (age 38)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolDillard (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
CollegeMissouri (1998–2000)
NBA draft2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career2000–2013
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Number1, 5, 55, 51
Career history
20002004Los Angeles Clippers
2004–2005Miami Heat
20052008Orlando Magic
20082010New Jersey Nets
2010–2011Milwaukee Bucks
2011–2012Boston Celtics
2013Memphis Grizzlies
2013Reno Bighorns
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Keyon Latwae Dooling (born May 8, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended the University of Missouri. Before joining the Grizzlies in 2013, he played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics.

Professional career[edit]

A 6'3" (1.91 m), 195 lbs (88 kg) point guard from the University of Missouri, Dooling was selected by the Orlando Magic with the 10th overall pick of the 2000 NBA Draft, and traded on draft day to the Los Angeles Clippers along with Corey Maggette, Derek Strong and cash for a future first-round selection.

Dooling signed with the Miami Heat for 2004–05, and returned to the team that originally selected him in the draft, the Orlando Magic, in the 2005 NBA off-season, where he was used as a backup guard, at both positions, during his three-year stint. In a January 11, 2006 game against the Seattle SuperSonics, Dooling and eventual teammate, Ray Allen were involved in a scuffle that suspended Dooling for five games and Allen for three.

In July 2008, Dooling was re-signed by the Magic then traded to the New Jersey Nets. In his first season with New Jersey, Dooling became a component to the team and flourished in the Nets' new "dribble-drive" offense. He posted career highs in points, assists, and minutes per game.

On July 19, 2010, Dooling signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.

On December 9, 2011, Dooling and a 2012 second-round pick were traded to Boston Celtics in exchange for the draft rights to Albert Miralles.[1]

On July 31, 2012, Dooling re-signed with the Celtics.[2]

On September 20, 2012, Dooling was waived by the Celtics.[3][4] He then became a player development coordinator for the Celtics,[5] but on April 3, 2013, he officially came out of retirement and signed with the Memphis Grizzlies.[6] On April 6, 2013, the Grizzlies assigned him to the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League.[7] He was recalled the next day.[8]

He retired for the second time in 2013 to become a life coach in the NBA and the NBA D-League.

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
2000–01 L.A. Clippers 76 1 16.3 .409 .350 .698 1.2 2.3 .5 .1 5.9
2001–02 L.A. Clippers 14 0 11.1 .386 .286 .833 .2 .9 .3 .2 4.1
2002–03 L.A. Clippers 55 1 17.6 .389 .360 .772 1.3 1.6 .4 .1 6.4
2003–04 L.A. Clippers 58 24 19.6 .389 .174 .830 1.4 2.2 .8 .1 6.2
2004–05 Miami 74 0 16.0 .403 .253 .780 1.2 1.8 .5 .1 5.2
2005–06 Orlando 50 7 22.7 .440 .302 .835 1.6 2.2 1.0 .1 9.4
2006–07 Orlando 66 2 21.7 .410 .323 .809 1.3 1.7 .8 .2 7.9
2007–08 Orlando 72 1 18.5 .468 .338 .845 1.4 1.8 .5 .1 8.1
2008–09 New Jersey 77 18 26.9 .436 .421 .825 2.0 3.5 .9 .1 9.7
2009–10 New Jersey 53 8 18.3 .398 .376 .770 1.0 2.5 .6 .0 6.9
2010–11 Milwaukee 80 22 22.0 .397 .346 .830 1.5 3.0 .7 .1 7.1
2011–12 Boston 46 2 14.4 .405 .333 .742 .8 1.1 .3 .0 4.0
2012–13 Memphis 7 0 11.7 .476 .417 .857 .1 1.1 .1 .0 4.4
Career 728 86 19.4 .416 .349 .799 1.3 2.2 .6 .1 7.0

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005 Miami 15 0 17.6 .494 .368 .810 1.1 1.7 .4 .1 7.3
2007 Orlando 4 0 16.3 .480 .333 .667 1.8 1.3 .5 .3 7.3
2008 Orlando 10 0 14.8 .393 .391 .867 1.0 .7 .6 .1 6.6
2012 Boston 20 0 10.6 .438 .393 .667 .8 .7 .3 .2 2.8
2013 Memphis 14 0 8.1 .333 .385 1.000 .4 .3 .1 .0 1.9
Career 63 0 12.7 .442 .384 .824 .8 .9 .3 .1 4.6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celtics finalize trade with Bucks to acquire Dooling". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 9, 2011. Archived from the original on December 10, 2011. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "Celtics Re-Sign Keyon Dooling". NBA.com. July 31, 2012. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
  3. ^ "Celtics Waive Dooling". NBA.com. September 20, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
  4. ^ "Keyon Dooling opts to retire". bostonglobe.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  5. ^ Keyon Dooling on Rajon Rondo & no lessons learned during suspension
  6. ^ Grizzlies sign Keyon Dooling
  7. ^ Memphis Grizzlies Assign Keyon Dooling, Re-Assign Tony Wroten to NBA D-League Affiliate Reno Bighorns Archived 2013-12-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Grizzlies recall Keyon Dooling from D-League

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