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Selected by Miami with the 19th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. Re-signed with Miami on 8/21/08. Signed as a free agent with Golden State on 7/10/10. Acquired by Philadelphia as part of a three-team trade on 7/11/12 involving Golden State and New Orleans in which Sixers also received Darryl Watkins from the Hornets; New Orleans received the rights to Edin Bavcic from the Sixers and traded Jarrett Jack to the Warriors.


2012-13 NOTES/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 79 games with eight starts, averaged 9.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 22.6 minutes per game while shooting 39.6% from the floor, 37.4% from 3-point range and 85.1% from the line.
  • Recorded three DNP-CD's this past season (1/26-1/28/13, 4/5/13).
  • In 30 games played after All-Star break, averaged 12.4 points on 41.6% shooting after averaging 7.3 ppg on 37.7% shooting in 49 games played before the break, did not hit double-figures over a 15-games played span from 1/5-2/13 while averaging 3.9 ppg.
  • After All-Star break (30 games played), averaged 2.4 3-pointers made on 39.8% shooting after averaging 1.3 3FGM on 35.0% shooting his first 49 games played.
  • Hit 2+ 3FGM 39 times this past season, including 3+ 23 times, has the fourth-most 3FGM (434) of any player over the past three seasons. Led the NBA in 3-pointers made in 2010-11 (194).
  • Hit 135 3-pointers this past season, which tied for the seventh-most in a single season by a Sixer.
  • Had 62 steals with 64 turnovers in 2012-13, dating back to 2009-10, has almost as many steals (296) as turnovers (301).
  • Was a member of Miami's championship team in 2006.

  • PRO CAREER:

    Eight NBA seasons. In 354 games with 199 starts, averaging 9.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 25.2 minutes per game while shooting 43.8% from the floor, 36.5% from 3-point range and 80.1% from the line. Led the NBA in 3-pointers made (194) in 2010-11.


    PLAYOFFS:

    In seven games, averaging 3.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.4 minutes per game while shooting 36.0% from the floor, 25.0% from 3-point range and 5-of-5 from the line. 2005: Did not appear in any games for Miami during its run to the Eastern Conference Finals. 2006: Did not appear in any games for Miami during its title run. 2007: Appeared in one game for Miami during its First Round series vs. Chicago. 2009: Appeared in one game for Miami during its First Round series vs. Atlanta. 2010: Appeared in all five games for Miami in its First Round series vs. Boston, averaging 5.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 22.4 minutes per game while shooting 36.0% from the floor, 25.0% from 3-point range and 5-of-5 from the line.


    2011-12:
    Eighth NBA season (Golden State): In 61 games (all starts), averaged 10.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.95 steals in 27.0 minutes per game while shooting 42.2% from the floor, 36.0% from 3-point range and 81.6% from the line. Scored 20+ points six times and recorded five double-doubles.


    2010-11:
    Seventh NBA season (Golden State): Started all 82 games, averaging career-highs of 16.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.51 steals in 38.4 minutes per game while shooting 42.3% from the floor, 37.6% from 3-point range and 78.9% from the line: Led the NBA in 3-pointers made (194). Finished third in voting for the NBA's Most Improved Player Award. Became the first player in NBA history to score more points in his seventh season (1,344) than he did in his first six years combined (1,333). Set a Warriors franchise single-game record with 9 3-pointers made at Minnesota on 11/27. Scored 20+ points 24 times, including 30+ six times. Grabbed 10+ boards eight times and recorded seven double-doubles.


    2009-10:
    Sixth NBA season (Miami): In 72 games with one start, averaged 7.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 20.8 minutes per game while shooting 46.3% from the floor, 38.9% from 3-point range and 88.4% from the line. Missed two games due to a team suspension and one game due to injury.


    2008-09:
    Fifth NBA season (Miami): In six games, averaged 3.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12.2 minutes per game while shooting 40.0% from the floor and 33.3% from the line. Missed 49 games due to injury.


    2007-08:
    Fourth NBA season (Miami): In 44 games with 34 starts, averaged 7.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 25.1 minutes per game while shooting 48.8% form the floor, 36.4% from 3-point range and 82.6% from the line: Had 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds at Golden State on 12/7/07: Recorded four double-doubles overall: Missed 29 games due to injury.


    2006-07:
    Third NBA season (Miami): In 66 games with 19 starts, averaged 6.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 19.6 minutes per game while shooting 44.5% from the floor, 14.7% from 3-point range and 74.4% from the line. Grabbed 10+ boards six times and recorded four double-doubles.


    2005-06:
    Second NBA season (Miami): In 20 games with two starts, averaged 2.9 points and 1.6 rebounds in 6.6 minutes per game while shooting 46.5% from the floor, 50.0% from 3-point range and 88.2% from the line. Appeared in six games for the Florida Flame of the D-League, averaging 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 20.7 minutes per game.


    2004-05:
    Rookie NBA season (Miami): In three games, averaged 2.3 points, 1.0 assists and 1.33 steals in 9.0 minutes per game while shooting 27.3% from the floor, 0-of-4 from 3-point range and 1-of-1 from the line: Missed 76 games due to injury.



    OFF THE COURT:

    Born in Los Angeles, California. Son of Ray and Stacy Wright. Has a son, Devin Quentin Wright, who is named after former teammates Quentin Richardson and Dwyane Wade, who both serve as godfathers. During his first season with the Warriors, established the D. Wright Way Foundation which is a charitable organization dedicated to enthusing and cultivating young scholars into productive and active participants of society. Played baseball in high school and was scouted by several major league teams before committing his time to basketball. Originally committed to DePaul University before declaring for the 2004 NBA Draft. Was named the top prep school player in the nation by Basketball Times following the 2003-04 season at South Kent Prep.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 205 lbs./ 93 kg
Born: December 02, 1985
From: South Kent Prep (CT)
Draft: 1st Round (19th pick) 2004 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2004
Years Pro: 10
Previous Teams:
  Portland Trail Blazers 2013 - 2013
  Philadelphia 76ers 2012 - 2013
  Golden State Warriors 2011 - 2012
  Miami Heat 2010 - 2010
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: South Kent Prep HS (CT)/USA

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