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Gerald Henderson

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Played in 77 games, starting all 77... Averaged 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.4 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game... Shot 43.3% from the field, a career-high 34.8% from 3-point range and 76.1% from the free throw line


Played in 68 games, with 58 starts… Averaged career highs of 15.5 points, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steal, along with 3.7 rebounds and 31.4 minutes… Ranked 36th in the NBA in free-throw percentage (.824)… Scored in double figures 56 times, including a career-high 24 consecutive games to end the season… Scored 20 points or more 14 times, including three games with 30 points or more… Scored a career-high 35 points on March 12 against Boston and March 29 at New York… Also scored 34 points on March 27 against Orlando… Grabbed a career-high-tying 10 rebounds twice, recording double-doubles in both games… Tallied 20 points and 10 rebounds on Feb. 8 against the Lakers and recorded 24 points and 10 rebounds on Feb. 19 at Orlando… Scored 27 points and tied a career high with eight assists on March 8 against Washington… Had a career-high five steals on Nov. 2 against Indiana… Led or tied for the team lead in scoring 16 times, in assists six times, in steals 18 times and in blocks nine times.


Played in 55 games, starting all 55… Averaged career highs of 15.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 0.9 steals and 33.3 minutes, while also shooting a career-best .460 from the field (332-723)… Ranked 40th in the NBA in minutes played… Led the team in scoring… Scored in double figures 41 times, including 14 games of 20 or more points and one game of 30 or more points… 14 games of 20-plus points were the most by a Bobcats player on the season… Scored a career-high-tying 32 points on Apr. 20 against Memphis… Scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds on Jan. 7 at Indiana for his first career double-double… Made a career-high 13 field goals en route to 29 points on March 23 against Milwaukee… Led the Bobcats in scoring 18 times, in rebounds two times, in steals 21 times and in blocks two times… Tied career highs with four steals on Jan. 4 at New York and three blocks on April 16 against New Orleans.


Appeared in 68 games for the Bobcats, starting 30… Averaged 9.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocks in 24.4 minutes… Shot .454 from the field (259-570) and .785 from the free-throw line (128-163)… Scored in double figures 31 times, including seven games of 20 points or more and one game of at least 30 points… Led the team in scoring on nine occasions, in assists once, steals 17 times and in blocks 11 times… Scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games from March 19-April 6, the longest streak of his career… Scored a career-high 32 points on a then-career-high 12 field goals in a career-high 45 minutes on Apr. 6 vs. Orlando… Scored 19 points, grabbed a then-career-high nine rebounds and blocked a career-high three shots on Jan. 8 vs. Washington… Scored 20 points and handed out a career-highs eight assists on Mar. 9 vs. Chicago… Had a career-high four steals on three occasions… Scored in double figures in 22 of the season’s final 28 games, after doing so just 12 times in 83 career games played prior to that... The 28-game stretch including all seven of his career 20-point games… In 30 games as a starter, averaged 13.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 33.3 minutes, up from 6.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 17.4 minutes in 38 games as a reserve.


Appeared in 43 games as a rookie, averaging 2.6 points, 1.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.2 steals and 0.2 blocks in 8.3 minutes… Shot .356 from the field (37-104) and .745 from the free-throw line (35-47)… Scored in double figures three times… Scored a season-high 15 points on Nov. 25 vs. Toronto… Scored 14 points and grabbed a season-high seven rebounds on April 12 at New Jersey.


Selected by the Bobcats with the 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft as an early-entry candidate from Duke University


Played three seasons at Duke University… Named Wooden Award All-America and Third Team AP All-America, as well as First Team All-ACC as a junior... Ranks 39th in Duke history with 1,262 career points and 20th with 69 blocks… As a junior in 2008-09, led team in scoring (16.5 ppg), while ranking second in rebounding (4.9 rpg), second in assists (2.5 apg), second in field-goal percentage (.450), and third in steals (1.2 spg)… Ranked 11th in the ACC in scoring and ninth in field goal percentage… Scored in double figures 31 times including 10 games with 20 or more points… Scored a career-high 35 points on 11-15 shooting from the field and 12-14 from the free throw line against Wake Forest… Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds while also adding 21 points against Florida State… Dished out a career-high six assists while adding 21 points against Virginia Tech… As a sophomore in 2007-08, ranked third on team in scoring (12.7 ppg), third in rebounding (4.7 rpg), and second in field-goal percentage (.474)… Scored in double figures 25 times, including four games with 20 or more points… Scored a season-high 23 points twice, against Illinois and Maryland… Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against North Carolina… Scored 21 points against Belmont in the NCAA Tournament, followed by 18 points against West Virginia… As a freshman in 2006-07, averaged 6.8 points and 2.9 rebounds while shooting .451 from the field… Started 10 of 32 games… Scored in double figures seven times including a season-high 16 points against North Carolina.


Full name is Jerome McKinley Henderson Jr., but, like his father, goes by Gerald… The son of Marie and Gerald Henderson… Father Gerald played 13 seasons in the NBA for Boston, Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Detroit and Houston and won three NBA championships with the Celtics (1980- 81, 1983-84) and Pistons (1989-90)… Majored in psychology at Duke.

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Height: 6'5''/ 1.96m
Weight: 215 lbs./ 97.5 kg
Born: December 09, 1987
From: Duke University
Draft: 1st Round (12th pick) 2009 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2009
Years Pro: 7
Previous Teams:
  Portland Trail Blazers 2015 - 2015
  Charlotte Hornets 2009 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Duke/USA

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