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Biography

Background

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 10 games (zero starts) with the Toronto Raptors, averaged 2.1 points, 1.0 assists and 0.4 rebounds in 8.2 minutes ... Waived by Toronto on December 9, 2013 ... Signed by Chicago on December 13, 2013 ... Appeared in 61 games (9 starts) with the Chicago Bulls, averaged 14.9 points, 5.0 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 0.9 steals in 30.4 minutes.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:

2012-13: Played in 76 games with five starts, averaging career lows of 4.7 points, 2.2 assists and 16.9 minutes … Shot .353 (67-190) from three-point range and .838 (83-99) from the charity stripe … Scored 10+ points 10 times with a high of 18 twice … Had consecutive double-digit scoring games in Florida with 14 points at Miami on Mar. 10 and at Orlando on Mar. 8; tied season high with eight assists at the Magic … Equaled season best with eight assists at Miami on Jan. 8 … Matched season high with 18 points vs. Washington on Jan. 2; shot 9-10 from the foul line … Tallied 18 points vs. his former Charlotte teammates Jan. 12; matched his season high with four 3FGM … Made his first start in a Pacers uniform, connecting on 4-9 3FG and 5-6 FT for 17 points Dec. 31 vs. Memphis … Recorded a season-best three steals at Sacramento on Nov. 30 … Averaged 5.2 points and 0.7 assists in 19 playoff games.

2011-12: Averaged 11.1 points, a team-best 6.4 assists and 29.3 minutes in career-low 48 games with Charlotte … Ranked eighth in the NBA in free throw percentage at .875 (105-120) … Scored in double figures 25 times, including eight games of 20 or more … Handed out 10+ assists nine times and posted six double-doubles … Led the Bobcats in scoring eight times and topped them in assists on 34 occasions … Averaged 16.8 points, going 7-15 3FG (.467), over the final three games of the season … Missed seven games in April with right knee tendinitis …Injured the big toe on his right foot against New Jersey on Jan. 22 and missed the next 11 games … Scored a season-high 26 points, with nine assists, Jan. 3 at Cleveland …

2010-11: Started all 82 games, averaging career bests of 14.4 points, 6.1 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 33.6 minutes per game … Shot 33.3 percent from the three-point range (111-333) and better than 90 percent (.906) from the free-throw line (269-297) … Scored in double figures on 59 occasions, including 20 games of 20 or more points …Handed out double-figure assists in 10 games, recording seven double-doubles … Paced the team in scoring 16 times, assists 50 times and steals eight times … Finished the season ranked fourth in the NBA in free-throw percentage, sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.21:1) and 19th in assists … Was the only player in the NBA with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.0 or better and averages of at least 25.0 minutes, at least 5.0 assists and fewer than 2.0 turnovers … Recorded more double-figure scoring games, 20-point games, doublefigure assist games and double-doubles than in his first two NBA seasons combined … Registered a career-high 14 assists Apr. 10 against Detroit … Recorded a career-best five steals at Cleveland on Apr. 5 … Posted the two longest double-figure scoring streaks of his career with 10 games (Dec. 27 – Jan. 15) and nine games (Jan. 18 – Feb. 2) … Equaled career high with eight rebounds Jan. 31 at Utah … Totaled a career-high 31 points Jan. 20 vs. Philadelphia … Grabbed a career-high eight caroms Nov. 24 vs. New York … Was selected as the Southeast Division winner for the 2010-11 NBA Sportsmanship Award …

2009-10: Appeared in 80 games, with two starts, averaging 6.3 points, 2.4 assists, 1.2 rebounds and 18.3 minutes … In two starts, averaged 12.5 points, 8.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds … Scored in double figures on 20 occasions, including two games of 20 or more points … Led the team in scoring twice, assists eight times and steals eight times … Made at least one three-pointer in 10 straight games from Mar. 29 – Apr. 14, going 19-30 from beyond the arc during the stretch … Recorded a season-best nine assists Apr. 10 vs. Detroit … Was 4-5 from three-point range in the Bobcats’ playoff-clinching win at New Orleans on Apr. 7 … Tallied a season-high 22 points Jan. 23 vs. Orlando … Playoffs: Played in all four games of Charlotte’s first-round series with Orlando, averaging 4.3 points, 1.8 assists and 17.5 minutes … Was 5-6 from three-point range in the series … Recorded six points and three assists in Game 2 at Orlando on Apr. 21 …

2008-09: Named to the All-Rookie Second Team … Averaged 11.8 points, 3.5 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 26.5 minutes … Saw action in 72 games, starting 12 … Ranked sixth in the NBA in free-throw percentage (.890) and tied for ninth in three-point field goal percentage (.439) … Led all NBA rookies in free-throw percentage and ranked second among first-year players in three-point field goal percentage … Was fourth among rookies in assists, eighth in scoring and ninth in minutes played … Scored in double figures 38 times, including 10 games with 20 or more points, and had three games with double-figure assists … Led or tied for the team lead in scoring 11 times, assists 11 times and steals six times … Established a franchise record with 11 points in an overtime period Jan. 6 vs. Boston … Went 13-13 from the foul line Dec. 16 at Chicago; also played a career-high 45 minutes against the Bulls … Recorded the first double-double of his pro career with 25 points and a season-high 11 assists vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 24 … Set a Bobcats franchise record with 42 consecutive free throws made from Nov. 6-23.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
First-round draft choice (9th overall) by Charlotte in 2008 ... Signed as a free agent by Indiana on July 12, 2012 ... Signed as a free agent by Toronto on July 22, 2013 ... Waived by Toronto on December 9, 2013 ... Signed as a free agent by Chicago on December 13, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Was an early entry draft candidate after two seasons … In just two years at Texas, ranked fifth in school history in assists (452), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.402), ninth in free-throw percentage (.808) and 18th in scoring (1,234 points) … Earned consensus first-team All-American honours and first-team All- Big 12 honours as a sophomore, leading the Big 12 in assists (5.8) and ranking second in scoring (19.2 points) … Also earned first-team Academic All-American honours, becoming the 15th player in NCAA history (since 1962-63) to earn both first-team All-American and Academic All-American honours in the same season … Received the Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard and was a finalist for the Naismith and Wooden Awards … Scored 20 or more points 19 times and dished out 10 or more assists on four occasions, tallying three double-doubles … As a freshman, was named second-team All-Big 12 and a consensus Freshman All-American after leading the Big 12 and ranking fourth nationally in assists (6.7 per game) … His 233 assists marked the fourth-best single-season total in school history and the 10th-best in Big 12 history … Also led the team in three-point field goal percentage (.441) and ranked third on the team in scoring (14.4 points per game) … Scored 20 or more points seven times, including a career-high 31 points vs. Iowa State.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Darryl Gerard Augustin, Jr. … Parents gave him the name “D.J.” (for Darryl Jr.) at birth … Has two older sisters, Mia and Greer … Spent his first three years of high school at Brother Martin in New Orleans, before being forced to relocate to the Houston area due to Hurricane Katrina … Played his senior season at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas, before returning to New Orleans to receive his high school diploma from Brother Martin … Plays the drums.

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Height: 6'0''/ 1.83m
Weight: 183 lbs./ 83 kg
Born: November 10, 1987
From: University of Texas at Austin
Draft: 1st Round (9th pick) 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 6
Previous Teams:
  Detroit Pistons 2014 - 2014
  Chicago Bulls 2014 - 2014
  Toronto Raptors 2013 - 2013
  Indiana Pacers 2013 - 2013
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Prior to NBA/Country: Texas/USA

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