Travis Outlaw

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Travis Outlaw
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Outlaw in 2008 with the Trail Blazers
Personal information
Born (1984-09-18) September 18, 1984 (age 34)
Starkville, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolStarkville (Starkville, Mississippi)
NBA draft2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career2003–2014
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
Number21
Career history
20032010Portland Trail Blazers
2010Los Angeles Clippers
2010–2011New Jersey Nets
20112014Sacramento Kings
Career highlights and awards

Travis “Bonesaw” Marquez Outlaw (born September 18, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player.

High school career[edit]

Outlaw attended Starkville High School, where he played for the Starkville Yellowjackets high school basketball team. Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was listed as the No. 7 small forward and the No. 13 player in the nation in 2003.[1]

NBA career[edit]

Portland Trail Blazers (2003–2010)[edit]

Entering the 2003 NBA Draft directly out of high school, Outlaw was a first-round selection (23rd overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers. He averaged 8.6 points on 44.2% field goal shooting and 3.2 rebounds per game during his first five years in the NBA.

In the 2005 Las Vegas Summer League, Outlaw averaged 18.7 points and 6.3 rebounds in 35.5 minutes.[2] The performance earned him First Team All-RVSL honors. Following the NBA summer league, several teams offered to trade for Outlaw in exchange for a first-round draft pick. Former Portland Trail Blazers director of player personnel Kevin Pritchard said that Travis "... [is] going to be with us for a long time. I feel comfortable enough to say he's going to be a special player."[3]

On April 18, 2007, Outlaw set a new career-high with 36 points against the Golden State Warriors.[4] He became a restricted free agent on July 1, 2007, and signed a three-year contract extension on July 17.[5]

Los Angeles Clippers (2010)[edit]

In February 2010, the Trail Blazers traded Outlaw, Steve Blake and $1.5 million in cash to the Los Angeles Clippers for Marcus Camby.[6]

New Jersey Nets (2010–2011)[edit]

On July 8, 2010, Outlaw signed a 5-year deal worth $35 million with the New Jersey Nets.

On December 15, 2011, the New Jersey Nets waived Outlaw under the amnesty provision.[7]

Sacramento Kings (2011–2014)[edit]

On December 17, 2011, Outlaw was claimed by the Sacramento Kings off waivers.[8]

New York Knicks (2014)[edit]

On August 6, 2014, Outlaw was traded, along with Quincy Acy, to the New York Knicks in exchange for Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler.[9] On October 27, 2014, Outlaw was traded, along with a 2019 second-round draft selection and the option exchange 2018 second-round draft selections, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Arnett Moultrie.[10] He was waived by the 76ers later that day.[11]

Legal Issues[edit]

On August 14, 2016, Outlaw was arrested and charged with felony marijuana possession in his hometown of Starkville, Mississippi. On May 5, 2017, Outlaw pleaded guilty to felony marijuana possession and was sentenced to serve two years of non-adjudicated probation.[12]

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
2003–04 Portland 8 0 2.4 .429 .000 .500 .5 .1 .1 .0 1.0
2004–05 Portland 59 2 13.4 .498 .400 .653 2.1 .6 .5 .7 5.4
2005–06 Portland 69 11 16.7 .440 .264 .697 2.7 .5 .4 .7 5.8
2006–07 Portland 67 1 22.9 .434 .270 .790 3.2 .8 .9 1.1 9.6
2007–08 Portland 82 6 26.7 .433 .396 .741 4.6 1.3 .7 .8 13.3
2008–09 Portland 81 6 27.7 .453 .377 .723 4.1 1.0 .6 .7 12.8
2009–10 Portland 11 0 21.0 .376 .387 .875 3.5 .7 .6 .7 9.9
2009–10 L.A. Clippers 23 6 21.7 .400 .378 .800 3.6 1.1 .5 .4 8.7
2010–11 New Jersey 82 55 28.8 .375 .302 .772 4.0 1.0 .4 .4 9.2
2011–12 Sacramento 39 5 12.8 .343 .267 .674 1.6 .4 .5 .5 4.3
2012–13 Sacramento 38 2 11.7 .418 .280 .731 1.6 .6 .3 .2 5.3
2013–14 Sacramento 63 4 16.9 .399 .350 .808 2.7 .8 .3 .3 5.4
Career 622 98 20.9 .423 .337 .744 3.2 .8 .5 .6 8.5

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009 Portland 6 0 28.3 .318 .250 .667 3.0 .5 .8 .7 9.0
Career 6 0 28.3 .318 .250 .667 3.0 .5 .8 .7 9.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Travis Outlaw – Yahoo! Sports
  2. ^ "Portland Trail Blazers 2005 VSL". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved January 26, 2009.
  3. ^ "Travis Outlaw biography". Archived from the original on February 4, 2009. Retrieved January 26, 2009.
  4. ^ "Nelson, Warriors return to playoffs for first time since 1994". ESPN.com. April 18, 2008. Retrieved January 26, 2009.
  5. ^ "Blazers re-sign Outlaw to three-year deal. Unfortunately, he suffered a career ending injury". OregonLive.com. July 17, 2007. Retrieved January 26, 2009.
  6. ^ Quick, Jason (February 16, 2010). "Blazers-Clipper trade: Deal for Marcus Camby completed, Kevin Pritchard says". The Oregonian.
  7. ^ "NETS Waive Travis Outlaw". NBA.com. 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  8. ^ "Kings Awarded Travis Outlaw on Waiver Claim". NBA.com. 2011-12-17. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  9. ^ "Knicks Acquire Quincy Acy, Travis Outlaw". NBA.com. August 6, 2014. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
  10. ^ Sixers Acquire Future Second-round selections And Travis Outlaw
  11. ^ Sixers Announce 2014-15 Opening Night Roster
  12. ^ "Outlaw pleads guilty to felony marijuana charge". The Commercial Dispatch. Retrieved 2018-03-28.

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