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Marreese Speights

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Was selected by Philadelphia as an early entry candidate in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft (16th overall)...Traded by Philadelphia to Memphis in a three-team deal on January 4, 2012...Traded by Memphis along with Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first round draft pick to Cleveland in exchange for Jon Leuer on January 22, 2013...Signed by Golden State as an unrestricted free agent on July 12, 2013...Enters 2013-14 owning career averages of 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds, while shooting 47.2 percent from the field in 16.4 minutes in 344 games (61 starts) over five seasons for Philadelphia, Memphis and Cleveland...Has appeared in 12 playoff games, averaging 4.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.5 minutes...

Appeared in 73 games (three starts), averaging 6.4 points and 3.7 rebounds in 12.4 minutes ... In three starts, averaged 10.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in 25.0 minutes ... Scored in double figures 16 times, including two games with 20-plus ... Registered a double-double with 12 points and a seasonhigh 10 rebounds on 4/4 vs. Sacramento, his first doubledouble with the Warriors and the first by a Golden State reserve in 2013-14 ... Made his first start with the Warriors on 3/28 vs. Memphis, tallying 15 points and eight rebounds while hitting 7-of-9 from the field ... Scored a career-high 32 points in 26 minutes on 2/10 vs. Philadelphia, doubling his previous season-best of 16... Hit 12-of-15 from the field, including his first seven shots, and had 22 points at the half... His 32 points were the most by a Warriors reserve since Anthony Morrow had 35 in 2010, and remains the most by any Warriors reserve in fewer than 27 minutes since Chris Mullin had 32 in 26 minutes in 1991 ... Made his Warriors debut on 10/30 vs. the Lakers, totaling seven points, eight rebounds and three assists in 20 minutes ...DNP-CD three times.

Appeared in 79 games (three starts), averaging 8.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 16.5 minutes for the Grizzlies and Cavaliers...Appeared in 40 games (two starts), averaging 6.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 14.5 minutes for Memphis...Appeared in 39 games (one start), averaging 10.2 points and 5.1 rebounds in 18.5 minutes for Cleveland...In 24 games in which he logged 20-or-more minutes, averaged 14.7 points and 6.9 rebounds...Scored 10-plus points 28 times and 20-plus four times, including a season-high-tying 23 points with eight rebounds on 4/1 at Atlanta...Registered 10-plus rebounds six times, all resulting in double-doubles, including two 20-point/10-rebound games...

Appeared in 60 games (54 starts), averaging career-highs in points (8.8), rebounds (6.2) and minutes (22.1) for the Grizzlies following a trade from Philadelphia on January 4, 2012...Scored 10-plus points 26 times and 20-plus points twice, including a season-high 25 points in a career-high 49 minutes on 3/13 vs. the Lakers...Tallied 10-plus rebounds 10 times and had seven double-doubles, including one 20-point/10-rebound game on 2/15 at New Jersey...Appeared in seven playoff games, averaging 6.6 points and 4.3 rebounds in 14.3 minutes in the Grizzlies First Round loss to the Clippers...

Appeared in 64 games (one start), averaging 5.4 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.5 minutes for the 76ers...Appeared in two playoff games, averaging 2.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 10.5 minutes in the Sixers First Round series loss to Miami...

Appeared in 62 games (one start), averaging 8.6 points and 4.1 rebounds in 16.4 minutes for the 76ers...Scored 10-plus points 20 times and 20-plus points seven times, including a career-high 28 points on 12/19 vs. the Clippers...Recorded 10-plus rebounds three times, all resulting in double-doubles, including his first 20-point, 10-rebound game on 10/31 at New York...

Appeared in 79 games (two starts), averaging 7.7 points and 3.7 rebounds, shooting a career-high 50.2 percent (252-for-502 FG) from the field in 16.0 minutes for the 76ers...Scored 10-plus points 29 times and 20-plus points once, totaling a season-high 24 points on 2/9 vs. Phoenix...Grabbed 10-plus rebounds twice and had one double-double, totaling 11 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double on 2/18 vs. Denver...Made his NBA debut on 10/31 vs. New York totaling six points and three rebounds on 3-of-4 shooting in six minutes...Appeared in three playoff games, averaging 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in 9.7 minutes in the 76ers First Round series loss to Orlando...

In two seasons at the University of Florida (2006-08), averaged 9.5 points and 5.4 rebounds on 63.3 percent shooting in 15.4 minutes in 69 games...Would have ranked second in school history in field goal percentage but fell just short of the minimum qualifications...Averaged 14.5 points and 8.1 rebounds on .624 shooting in 24.3 minutes in his second and final season with the Gators...Averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds on .671 shooting in 5.7 minutes in 33 games for the 2007 NCAA National Champion Gators, playing behind future NBA players Al Horford and Joakim Noah...

Born August 4, 1987 in St. Petersburg, Florida...Full name is Marreese Akeem Speights...Attended Gibbs High School and Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg before spending his senior year at Hargrave Military Academy...Had his jersey number retired after one year at Admiral Farragut Academy...As a senior, averaged 17.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists...Along with Horford and Noah, three more of his teammates on the 2007 NCAA?Champion Gators were selected in the 2007 NBA Draft (Corey Brewer, Taurean Green and Chris Richard)...Is on Twitter at @Mospeights16.
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Height: 6'10''/ 2.08m
Weight: 255 lbs./ 115.7 kg
Born: August 04, 1987
From: University of Florida
Draft: 1st Round (16th pick) 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 7
Previous Teams:
  Golden State Warriors 2013 - 2014
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2013 - 2013
  Memphis Grizzlies 2012 - 2012
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Florida/USA

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