Troy Caupain

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Troy Caupain
Troy Caupain.jpg
No. 3 – Orlando Magic
Position Point guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1995-11-29) November 29, 1995 (age 22)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Cosby (Midlothian, Virginia)
College Cincinnati (2013–2017)
NBA draft 2017 / Undrafted
Playing career 2017–present
Career history
2017–2018 Lakeland Magic
2018 G.S.A. Udine
2018–present Orlando Magic
2018–present →Lakeland Magic
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-AAC (2016)
  • Second-team All-AAC (2017)

Troy Caupain (born November 29, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Lakeland Magic of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Cincinnati.

High school career[edit]

Caupain attended Cosby High School and started on the basketball team as a sophomore, averaging 7 points per game. Moving to point guard, he scored 25.7 points per game and was named All-Metro as a junior. As a senior, he scored 26 points and pulled down 15.1 rebounds per game. Caupain was named All-Metro player of the year.[1]

College career[edit]

In Caupain's freshman season at Cincinnati, he served as a backup to star Sean Kilpatrick and participated in the team's asphyxiating defense.[2] As a sophomore, Caupain averaged 9.4 points and 3.6 assists per game. He was named Honorable Mention All-AAC.[3] As a junior, he was named to the First Team All-AAC.[4] Caupain led the team in scoring and assists with 13.0 points and 4.8 assists per game while contributing to a 22-11 season.[5]

Coming into his senior year, Cincinnati was picked to win the AAC regular season title and Caupain was voted as AAC Preseason Co-Player of the Year.[6] He averaged 10.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 2016-17, finishing sixth in Division 1 with a 3.36-to-1 assist to turnover ratio. Caupain was named first team NABC All-District 25 and Second Team All-AAC.[7] He helped lead the Bearcats to a 30-6 record and the university’s seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. In his career, he had a school-record 515 assists and scored 1,317 points, tying Cashmere Wright for 22nd place on the school all-time scoring list.[8]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft, Caupain signed a summer league contract with the NBA's Toronto Raptors[8] and received a subsequent training camp invite from the Orlando Magic on August 31,[9] however, he was waived on October 13.[10] Ten days later, he was acquired by the Lakeland Magic of the NBA G League,[11] averaging 15.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.4 steals in 51 games.[12]

On April 4, 2018, after the conclusion of the G League season, Caupain signed with G.S.A. Udine of the Italian Serie A2 Basket.[12]

For the 2018–19 season, Caupain signed a two-way contract with the Orlando Magic. Under the terms of the deal, Caupain will split time with Orlando and their NBA G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic.[13]

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

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Cincinnati 34 0 19.1 .380 .328 .784 2.3 2.2 .9 .1 5.4
2014–15 Cincinnati 34 33 31.3 .444 .408 .788 3.6 3.6 1.2 .2 9.6
2015–16 Cincinnati 33 33 33.5 .375 .324 .788 3.8 4.8 1.1 .4 13.0
2016–17 Cincinnati 36 36 32.3 .394 .325 .687 4.6 4.4 1.2 .3 10.5
Career 137 102 29.1 .397 .338 .762 3.6 3.8 1.1 .2 9.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kolenich, Eric (March 31, 2013). "Caupain is boys basketball player of the year". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Hamilton, Brian (February 14, 2017). "Cincinnati, finally on the offensive, looks primed for long stay in NCAAs". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "2015 American Athletic Conference All-Conference Teams". theAmerican.org. Sidearmsports. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "American Men's Basketball All-Conference and All-Rookie Teams Announced". American Athletic Conference. Sidearm Sports. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  5. ^ Groeschen, Tom (October 6, 2016). "UC basketball: 'Huge expectations'". The Newark Advocate. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cincinnati Voted as 2016–17 American Men's Basketball Favorite" (Press release). American Athletic. October 24, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Brimah, Caupain, Moore, Williams Join NBA Squads". American Athletic Conference. June 26, 2017. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  8. ^ a b Groeschen, Tom (June 24, 2017). "UC's Caupain to get chance with NBA team". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "Magic Sign Troy Caupain and Kalin Lucas". NBA.com. August 31, 2017. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  10. ^ "Magic Waive Troy Caupain and Rodney Purvis". NBA.com. October 13, 2017. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  11. ^ Foss, Ashley (October 23, 2017). "LAKELAND MAGIC ANNOUNCES 2017-18 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER". NBA.com. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  12. ^ a b "GSA Udine signs Troy Caupain". Eurobasket.com. April 4, 2018. Retrieved April 15, 2018.
  13. ^ "Magic Sign Troy Caupain to Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. July 11, 2018. Retrieved July 11, 2018.

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