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Anthony Tolliver

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TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

Was not selected in the 2007 NBA Draft ... Signed with the Spurs on July 23, 2008 ... Waived by the Spurs on Jan. 7, 2009 ... Signed with the Trail Blazers on Dec. 17, 2009 ... Waived by the Trail Blazers on Dec. 29, 2009 ... Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Warriors on Jan. 17, 2010, before signing for the remainder of the season ... Signed with the Timberwolves on Aug. 9, 2010 ... Signed with the Hawks on Sept. 27, 2012 ... Signed with the Bobcats as a free agent on August 19, 2013 ... Signed with the Phoenix Suns on July 21, 2014

2015-16 (Detroit)

Appeared in 72 games (five starts) and averaged 5.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 18.6 minutes per game ... Averaged 7.0 points and 4.2 rebounds in five games as a starter ... In 67 games as a reserve, averaged 5.2 points and 3.1 rebounds ... Led the team rebounds once and in assists once ... Scored 10-plus points 12 times and grabbed 10-plus rebounds once ... Scored a season-high 17 points twice at Indiana (2/6) and vs. Brooklyn (3/19) ... Grabbed season-high 13 rebounds (11 defensive) vs. L.A. Lakers (12/6) ... Dished out season-high four assists twice [at Sacramento (11/11) and vs. Chicago (1/18)] ... Recorded season-high three steals at Indiana (2/6) and registered season-high two blocks vs. Milwaukee (12/4) ... Played a season-high 39 minutes at Cleveland (4/13) ... Made three-plus 3-pointers 11 times including a season-high five three [vs. Minnesota (12/31), Indiana (2/6) and at Cleveland (4/13)] ... Played in his 400th career game vs. Houston (11/30) ... Averaged 6.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in December – his best offensive month of the season ... Missed one game due to a personal matter and eight games with a right knee sprain ... DNP-CD once

2014-15 (Phoenix/Detroit)

Appeared in a career-high 76 games (11 starts) with Phoenix and Detroit and averaged 6.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 18.9 minutes per game ... Averaged 7.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 52 games (11 starts) with Detroit ... In 24 games with Phoenix, averaged 3.3 points and 1.8 rebounds ... Scored 10-plus points 20 times, grabbed 10-plus rebounds once and recorded one double-double ... With Detroit, averaged 9.5 points and 4.9 rebounds in 11 games as a starter and 7.3 points and 3.4 rebounds in 41 games off the bench ... Scored a season-high 17 points vs. Charlotte (4/12) and grabbed season-high 10 rebounds vs. Atlanta (3/31) ... Dished out season-high four assists twice [at Miami (3/29) and at Charlotte (4/1)] ... Recorded season-high two steals twice [vs. Philadelphia (1/17) and at Toronto (1/25)] ... Made a single-season career-high 106 3-pointers ... Made 3-plus 3-pointers 18 times including a season-high five 3-pointers twice [at Milwaukee (1/24) and vs. Cleveland (1/27)] ... Recorded his 2,000th career point vs. New Orleans (1/14) ... Had his best offensive month of the season in April when he averaged 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in eight games ... Inactive two games with Detroit while awaiting trade to be finalized

2013-14 (Charlotte) Averaged 6.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 64 games (nine starts) while shooting a career-best 41.3% from behind the arc ... Scored in double-digits 16 times, including two games with at least 20 points ... Scored a season-high 22 points and tied a career-high with five 3-point makes vs. Dallas 2/11) ... Scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the field and a perfect 5-of-5 from beyond the arc at Minnesota (1/10) with his five three-point makes tying a career-high and his five makes without a miss tying a franchise record ... On three occasions scored in double-digits in back-to-back games ... Played in four playoff games in the first round against Miami, averaging 1.5 points and 5.3 minutes

2012-13 (Atlanta)

Averaged 4.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 27.1 minutes in 62 games (11 starts) ... Shot 86.3% from the free-throw line (44-of-51) ... Scored in double-figures five times, including one game with 20-plus points ... Scored a season-high 21 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds vs. Philadelphia (3/6) ... Played in six playoff games with Atlanta against Indiana, with averages of 4.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in 11.3 minutes.

2011-12 (Minnesota)

Appeared in 51 games for the Timberwolves, averaging 4.1 points and 3.0 rebounds in 17.3 minutes ... Scored in double figures nine times, including a season-high 23 points on 9-13 shooting on March 23 at Oklahoma City ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds once and tallied one double-double, recording 11 points and 11 rebounds on March 28 at Charlotte

2010-11 (Minnesota)

Appeared in a career-high 65 games (four starts) for the Timberwolves, averaging 6.7 points and 4.5 rebounds in 21.0 minutes ... Shot career bests of .450 from the field (141-313) and .409 from beyond the three-point line (47-115) ... Scored in double figures 18 times, including one game with 20 points or more ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds six times ... Tallied three double-doubles ... Scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on April 11 at Phoenix ... Scored 16 points, grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds and tied a career high with four blocks on March 27 against Boston ... Handed out a career-high six assists on Nov. 5 against Atlanta

2009-10 (Portland/Golden State)

Played in 46 total games with the Trail Blazers and Warriors, averaging 11.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists 31.0 minutes ... Signed with the Trail Blazers on Dec. 19 and played a total of four minutes in two games before being waived on Dec. 29 ... Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Warriors on Jan. 17, before signing for the remainder of the season ... In 44 games played for the Warriors (29 starts), averaged 12.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 32.3 minutes ... Scored in double figures 29 times, with five games of 20 points or more and two games of 30 points or more ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds 13 times ... Recorded 12 double-doubles ... Scored a career-high 34 points on 14-22 shooting on April 7 at Minnesota ... Scored 30 points on 11-19 shooting on March 17 against New Orleans ... Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds on March 27 against Dallas, adding 10 points ... Tallied 19 points on 7-12 shooting and 15 rebounds in a career-high 48 minutes on April 14 at Portland ... Scored in double figures in 14 straight games to end the season ... Also played in 14 D-League games for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 21.4 points, 11.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.2 blocks in 37.5 minutes.

2008-09 (San Antonio)

Appeared in 19 games for the Spurs as a rookie, averaging 2.7 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.9 minutes ... Posted season highs of nine points and six rebounds on Nov. 12 at Milwaukee ... Also played in a total of 17 D-League games for the Austin Toros and Iowa Energy ... In six games for Austin, averaged 17.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 38.3 minutes, while shooting .500 from the field (36-72) and .488 from beyond the three-point line (21-43) ... In 11 games for Iowa, averaged 12.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 35.2 minutes

NBA D-LEAGUE

Has totaled 56 career games in the NBA D-League with Iowa, Austin and Idaho, averaging 14.9 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks in 32.6 minutes ... Appeared in 25 games for the Energy during the 2007-08 season, averaging 11.6 points and 6.4 rebounds in 27.4 minutes ... In, 2008-09, played in a total of 17 D-League games for the Austin Toros and Iowa Energy ... In six games for Austin, averaged 17.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 38.3 minutes, while shooting 50.0% from the field and 48.8% from beyond the three-point line ... In 11 games for Iowa, averaged 12.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 35.2 minutes ... In 2009-10, played in 14 D-League games for the Idaho Stampede, averaging 21.4 points, 11.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.2 blocks in 37.5 minutes

COLLEGE

Played four seasons at Creighton University, appearing in 124 games with career averages of 8.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 blocks in 21.5 minutes ... Shot .461 from the field and .435 from beyond the threepoint line ... Named First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference as a senior in 2006-07 after averaging 13.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.7 blocks in 33 games played ... Scored in double figures 29 times ... Also named to the MVC All-Tournament Team ... As a junior, named Second Team All-MVC after averaging 13.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.6 blocks, while shooting .515 from the field ... Recipient of the National Strength & Conditioning Association All-American Athlete of the Year Award for his work in the weight room ... As a sophomore, appeared in 34 games (30 starts), averaging 4.2 points and 4.4 rebounds in 17.1 minutes

PERSONAL

Full name is Anthony Lamar Tolliver ... Is the son of Johnny Tolliver and Donna Lewis ... Has six sisters (Leslie, RaVonda, Angela, JaVonna, Suzie and Armani) ... Earned his degree in finance from Creighton while carrying a 3.53 GPA ... Named to the Dean’s List all four years ... Named to the Missouri Valley Conference Honor Roll and was a 10-time MVC Scholar Athlete of the Week ... Named a Senior CLASS Award All-American and a Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-American as a senior in 2006-07

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Vitals

Height: 6'8''/ 2.03m
Weight: 240 lbs./ 108.9 kg
Born: June 01, 1985
From: Creighton
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 8
Previous Teams:
  Detroit Pistons 2014 - 2015
  Phoenix Suns 2014 - 2014
  Charlotte Bobcats 2013 - 2013
  Atlanta Hawks 2013 - 2013
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Prior to NBA/Country: Creighton/USA

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