Marcus Derrickson

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Marcus Derrickson
No. 32 – Golden State Warriors
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1996-02-01) February 1, 1996 (age 23)
Washington, D.C.
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight249 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeGeorgetown (2015–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentGolden State Warriors
2018–presentSanta Cruz Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Marcus Derrickson (born February 1, 1996) is an American basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Georgetown.

High school career[edit]

Derrickson played three years of high school basketball for Paul VI Catholic High School in Virginia, leading the Panthers to two Washington Catholic Athletic Conference titles. As a junior, he averaged 11.8 points per game and was named to the All-Met Team. Derrickson transferred to Brewster Academy in New Hampshire for his final high school year. He was the No. 81 overall prospect in his class according to Rivals.com and committed to Georgetown in October 2013.[1]

College career[edit]

As a freshman at Georgetown, Derrickson posted 7.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.[2] Derrickson averaged 8.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game was a sophomore.[3] As a junior, he was named to the Second Team All-Big East.[4] On January 20, 2018, Derrickson scored a career-high 27 points in a win over St. John's in double overtime.[5] In the final game of the season, a loss to Villanova, Derrickson sat out due to an injured right ankle.[6] Derrickson averaged 15.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game, second on the team in both categories to Jessie Govan, and was the top three-point shooter, making 46.5 percent of his attempts. After his junior season, Derrickson signed with an agent and entered the NBA draft, thus forgoing his senior season at Georgetown.[7]

Professional career[edit]

Golden State Warriors (2018–present)[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Derrickson signed with the Golden State Warriors for NBA Summer League play.[8] Derrickson signed a training camp contract with the Warriors on September 20, 2018.[9] On October 13, the Warriors converted the deal to a two-way contract with their NBA G League affiliate, the Santa Cruz Warriors.[10] In his G League debut, Derrickson contributed 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting, three rebounds and three assists as the Warriors defeated the Northern Arizona Suns 118-108.[11] Derrickson made his NBA debut on November 10, 2018, recording 2 points and 1 rebound, in 6 minutes, in a 116-100 win against the Brooklyn Nets.[12]

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

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Golden State 11 0 6.1 .485 .500 .800 1.2 .1 .0 .1 4.2
Career 11 0 6.1 .485 .500 .800 1.2 .1 .0 .1 4.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parker, Brandon (August 11, 2014). "Marcus Derrickson to transfer from Paul VI to Brewster Academy". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  2. ^ Rothstein, Jon (July 11, 2016). "Big East offseason storylines: Villanova's national title gives league momentum". CBS Sports. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Wittry, Andy (September 12, 2017). "College basketball: Five Big East games to watch in 2017-18 season". NCAA.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  4. ^ "Xavier's Bluiett, Villanova's Brunson, Butler's Martin Unanimously Named All-BIG EAST" (Press release). Big East Conference. March 4, 2018. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "Derrickson's 27 carries Georgetown past St. John's in 2OT". ESPN. Associated Press. January 20, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  6. ^ "Top Cat: Wright wins 413th game as No. 4 Nova tops Hoyas". ESPN. Associated Press. March 3, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Wallace, Ava (April 9, 2018). "Georgetown's Marcus Derrickson to enter NBA draft". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Gonzalez, Bansky (June 22, 2018). "The Warriors begin filling their Summer League roster out with undrafted free agents". Warriors Wire. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Warriors Announce Roster & Schedule For 2018 Training Camp, Fueled By Gatorade". NBA.com. September 20, 2018. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  10. ^ "Warriors Exercise Two-Way Player Conversion On Forward Marcus Derrickson". NBA.com. October 13, 2018. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  11. ^ Withee, Jacob (November 4, 2018). "Suns Run Out of Time in 2018-19 Season Opener". NBA.com. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Klopfer, Brady (November 11, 2018). "Weekly Review: Warriors get shellacked and injured, but still have a winning week". GoldenStateOfMind.com. SB Nation. Retrieved December 5, 2018.

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