Wayne Blackshear

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Wayne Blackshear
Wayne Blackshear 2013.jpg
Blackshear in 2013
No. 20 – Giorgio Tesi Pistoia
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Lega Basket Serie A
Personal information
Born (1992-02-11) February 11, 1992 (age 25)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Morgan Park (Chicago, Illinois)
College Louisville (2011–2015)
NBA draft 2015 / Undrafted
Playing career 2015–present
Career history
2015–present Giorgio Tesi Pistoia
Career highlights and awards

Wayne Fitzgerald Blackshear (born February 11, 1992)[1][2] is an American professional basketball player who plays for Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia of Italy's Lega Basket Serie A. He played college basketball at the University of Louisville.

High school and college career[edit]

Blackshear played basketball for Curie Metropolitan High School before transferring to crosstown rival Morgan Park High School.[3] He earned 2010 and 2011 first team All-State recognition from the Chicago Tribune,[4][5] and was 2011 Chicago Sun-Times Sun-Times Player of the Year.[6] He was a 2011 McDonald's All-American and a Parade All-American.[7][8]

Blackshear averaged 7.6 points per game playing for the Louisville Cardinals in 2012–13, helping them win the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. As a senior in 2014–15, Blackshear earned second-team Academic All-American honors and averaged 11.6 points and 4.3 rebounds in 32 games.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Blackshear joined the San Antonio Spurs for the 2015 NBA Summer League.[9]


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