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Jordan Hamilton

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Selected by Dallas with the 21st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft…Draft rights traded to Denver as part of three-team draft-night deal with Portland and Dallas…Traded to Houston 2/20/14 in exchange for Aaron Brooks…Signed by Toronto as an unrestricted free agent 8/14/14…Waived by Toronto 10/25/14…Claimed off Waivers by Utah 10/27/14…Waived by Utah 11/6/14…Signed to a 10-day contract by L.A. Clippers 2/24/15…Signed to second 10-day contract by L.A. Clippers 3/20/15…Signed by L.A. Clippers for remainder of 2014-15 season 3/20/15…Waived by L.A. Clippers 8/1/15…Signed to 10-day contract by New Orleans 3/25/16… Re-signed for remainder of the 2015-16 season by New Orleans 4/4/16.

2015-16 Season:
Appeared in 11 games (four starts), averaging 11.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists in 27.6 minutes per contest…Scored in double-digits in eight games and recorded his first career double-double 4/3 at BKN with 13 points and 11 rebounds…D-League: Appeared in 14 games for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, averaging 14.9 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.9 blocks per contest…

PROFESSIONAL:
Holds career averages of 5.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 151 games (21 starts) with the Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, and New Orleans Pelicans…2014-15 (L.A. Clippers): Appeared in 14 games (two starts) with averages of 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds…2014-14 (Houston): Appeared in 21 games (one start), averaging 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds…D-League: Appeared in 31 total games (22 starts), averaging 16.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.2 steals…Averaged 18.1 points, 7.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocks in 27 games with Reno Bighorns after being acquired from Iowa Energy…Named a 2015 NBA D-League All-Star…2013-14 (Denver): Appeared in 39 games (11 starts), averaging a career-best 6.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.8 steals…2012-13: Appeared in 40 games (one start), averaging 5.2 points and 2.4 rebounds per contest…2011-12: Appeared in 26 games (two starts), averaging 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds during rookie campaign…D-League: Appeared in six games with Idaho Stampede, averaging 9.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists.



COLLEGE(Texas):
Spent two seasons with the Longhorns before entering 2011 NBA Draft…

2010-11:
Started all 36 games...Led the team in scoring in 24 games and in rebounding in 14 games...Scored in double-digits in 17 games...Opened the season with a double-double scoring 26 points (10-of-17 FG) and pulling down 10 rebounds against Navy (Nov. 8)...Scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds against No. 13/16 Illinois...Followed with a career-high 28 points to go along with eight rebounds against No. 5/4 Pittsburgh...Scored 25 points (9-of-12 FG) and registered nine rebounds against Sam Houston State (Nov. 23)...Played all 40 minutes while recording 16 points, six rebounds and four assists against Lamar (Dec. 1)...Registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds while also dishing out a season-high five assists against Texas State (Dec. 11)...Tallied another double-double with 24 points (10-of-18 FG) and 10 rebounds against North Carolina (Dec. 18) ...Played a career-high 41 minutes posting 20 points (8-of-16 FG), a career-high tying 11 rebounds with three assists against No. 8/9 Connecticut (Jan. 8)...Notched 27 points (10-of-14 FG) and eight rebounds against No. 11/10 Texas A&M (Jan. 19)...Scored 17 points with nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks against No. 2/2 Kansas (Jan. 22)...Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds against Oklahoma State (Jan. 26)...Followed with another double-double with 16 points (7-of-15 FG) and 13 rebounds to go along with five assists and two steals against No. 11/13 Missouri (Jan. 29)...Led the team in scoring with a 20-point performance (7-of-14 FG) to go along with six rebounds, three assists and two blocks against No. 16/16 Texas A&M (Jan. 31)...Posted 16 points (6-of-14 FG, 4-of-8 3FG), nine rebounds two assists and a steal against Texas Tech (Feb. 5)...Posted 20 points (8-of-16 FG), nine rebounds, three assists and a block against Oklahoma (Feb. 9)...Scored a team-high 17 points (7-of-14 FG) and grabbed seven rebounds with a block against Baylor (Feb. 12)...Posted 15 points, six rebounds, two blocks and an assist against Oklahoma State (Feb. 16)...Scored a team-high 18 points with five rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block (Feb. 19)...Led the team in scoring with 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Iowa State (Feb. 22)...Recorded 21 points, seven rebounds, two blocks, two steals and an assist against Colorado (Feb. 26)...Tallied 14 points and nine rebounds against Kansas State (Feb. 28)...Notched 14 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two steals against Baylor (Mar. 5)...Recorded a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds in the opening game of the Big 12 Tournament against Oklahoma (Mar. 10)...Led the team in scoring with 17 points along with eight rebounds in the Big 12 Tournament Semifinals against Texas A&M (Mar. 11)...Scored a game-high 21 points with seven rebounds in the Big 12 Tournament Championship game against Kansas (Mar. 12)...Recorded a double-double with 19 points and ten rebounds to go along with three assists and a steal in the NCAA Tournament opening game against Oakland (Mar. 18)...Posted 18 points, six rebounds, two blocks, two steals and an assist in the NCAA Tournament Third Round game against Arizona (Mar. 20)…

2009-10:
Played in all 34 games off the bench...Led the team in three-point field goals made (58-of-159)...Fourth on the team in scoring (10.0 ppg) and rebounding (3.7 rpg), fifth in assists (50) and tied for fifth in steals (27)...Had two 20-point showings and reached double figures in scoring 18 times... opened his career with 12 points (5-of-8 FG) and two steals against UC Irvine (Nov. 15)...Tallied 16 points (5-of-9 FG, 4-of-8 threes), five assists and two steals against Iowa (Nov. 23)...Registered 13 points (6-of-12 FG), three assists and two steals against Long Beach State (Dec. 7) ...Followed with 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists against Texas State (Dec. 12)...Posted 15 points (6-of-12 FG), seven rebounds and two steals against UT-Pan American (Dec. 15)...Tallied 14 points (4-of-6 threes) against No. 9/9 Michigan State...Set a career high with seven assists to go along with 17 points (4-of-10 FG, 6-of-7 FT) against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Jan. 2)...Set a career-high with 27 points (11-of-16 FG, 5-of-8 threes) in just 19 minutes at Oklahoma State (Feb. 1)...Notched 16 points (5-of-10 FG, 3-of-7 threes), five rebounds and three assists against Nebraska (Feb. 13)...Registered 24 points (10-of-16 field goals, 3-of-7 threes) and five rebounds at Missouri (Feb. 17)... set a career high with three steals to go along with 13 points (4-of-8 FG) and five rebounds against Oklahoma State (Feb. 24) ... set a career high with 11 rebounds while scoring 12 points (5-of-7 FG) against Oklahoma (Mar. 1)...Recorded 18 points (7-of-13 FG) and matched his career high with two blocks against No. 21/22 Baylor (Mar. 6)...Posted 19 points (5-of-10 threes) and six rebounds during the NCAA First Round loss to Wake Forest (Mar. 18)...Earned a spot on the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls (minimum 3.0 GPA).



PERSONAL: Full name is Jordan Christian Hamilton...Son of Greg and Karen Hamilton...Born Oct. 6, 1990 in Los Angeles, Calif....Has two older brothers, Zelle and Gary, one older sister, Miya, and two younger brothers, Isaac and Daniel...Brother, Gary, played basketball at the University of Miami (Fla.) from 2003-06 and currently plays professionally in Japan...Attended Dominguez High School in Compton, Calif., which has produced fellow NBA players Tyson Chandler, Tayshaun Prince, Brandon Jennings, Cedric Ceballos and the late Dennis Johnson, as well as Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman.
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Vitals

Height: 6'7''/ 2.01m
Weight: 220 lbs./ 99.8 kg
Born: October 06, 1990
From: University of Texas at Austin
Draft: 1st Round (26th pick) 2011 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2011
Years Pro: 5
Previous Teams:
  Los Angeles Clippers 2015 - 2015
  Utah Jazz 2014 - 2014
  Toronto Raptors 2014 - 2014
  Los Angeles Clippers 2014 - 2014
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Texas/USA

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