Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80
Skip to main content
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80
Main content
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80

Richard Jefferson

N/A | Forward

Dallas Mavericks

Presented by HP
Presented by Adidas
Presented by Adidas
More Videos
  • Loading playlist...
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80

 

 

Player 1

Player 2

In the News

Next Game:

AT

Mavericks at Spurs

Oct 28, 2014

8:00 PM ET | TNT

Buy Tickets
302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80

NBA Store

302 Found

Found

The document has moved here.


Apache Server at www1.nba.com Port 80

NBA Fantasy

Biography

Background

NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Originally drafted by Houston in the first round (13th overall pick) of the 2001 NBA Draft ... Draft rights traded by Houston, along with the draft rights to Jason Collins and Brandon Armstrong, to New Jersey in exchange for the draft rights to Eddie Griffin on June 27, 2001 ... Traded by New Jersey to Milwaukee in exchange for Yi Jianlian and Bobby Simmons on June 26, 2008 ... Traded by Milwaukee to San Antonio in exchange for Bruce Bowen, Fabricio Oberto and Kurt Thomas on June 23, 2009 ... Re-signed by San Antonio on July 21, 2010 ... Acquired by Golden State, along with T.J. Ford and a 2012 first round draft pick, in exchange for Stephen Jackson on March 15, 2012 ... Entered 2012-13 owning career averages of 15.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 34.1 minutes in (796 games over 11 seasons with New Jersey, Milwaukee, San Antonio and Golden State) ... Has started 694 of 796 career games ... Has appeared in 94 playoff contests (71 starts) with the Nets and Spurs, averaging 14.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 33.9 minutes ... Finished second in Rookie of the Year voting and was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2002 ... Participated in the Slam Dunk Contest at the 2003 NBA All-Star Weekend ... Has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week three times in his career (3/31/03, 4/5/04 and 12/13/04) ... Made two trips to the NBA Finals with the Nets (2002 vs. the Lakers and 2003 vs. the Spurs).

2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO & GOLDEN STATE:
Appeared in 63 games (44 starts) combined with the Spurs and Warriors, averaging 9.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 27.7 minutes ... Appeared in 41 games (all starts) with the Spurs, averaging 9.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 28.5 minutes ... Appeared in 22 games (three starts) with the Warriors, averaging 9.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 26.4 minutes ... Ranked tied for 12th in the NBA in three-point percentage (.420), hitting over 40 percent of his shots from distance for the second consecutive season after not doing so in any of his first nine years in the league ... Is one of just five players to shoot .420 or better from beyond the arc in each of the last two seasons (along with Ray Allen, Matt Bonner, Steve Novak and teammate Stephen Curry) ... Made his Warriors debut on 3/17 at Utah, scoring nine points and grabbing seven rebounds ... In his second game as a Warrior on 3/19 vs. Minnesota, tied a season high with 19 points ... Scored 10-plus points 26 times, including eight with the Warriors ... Missed two games with a right knee injury (4/14-4/16) and was a DNP-CD once (4/26).

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:
Appeared in 81 games (all starts), averaging 11.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 30.4 minutes ... Ranked tied for fourth in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage (.440) ... Scored in double figures 50 times, including four 20-plus games ... Led the team in scoring four times, rebounds four times, steals five times and blocks 11 times ... Set a season-high with 28 points in 34 minutes at Phoenix on 11/3 ... Notched only double-double of the season with 15 points and a season-high 10 rebounds in 36 minutes on 12/3 vs. Minnesota.

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:
Appeared in 81 games (70 starts), averaging 12.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 31.1 minutes ... Scored in double figures 54 times, including eight 20-plus games ... Posted two double-doubles, while leading the team in scoring 10 times, rebounds five times, assists three times, steals 14 times and blocks 18 times ... Posted a season-high 29 points, seven rebounds and four assists in 41 minutes on 11/11 vs. Dallas ... Finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes on 3/28 at Boston ... Totaled 13 points and 11 rebounds in 42 minutes on 11/18 at Dallas ... Missed his only game of the season at New Orleans on 1/18 due to low back spasms ... Started all 10 playoff games, averaging 9.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 33.4 minutes ... Posted 18 points and grabbed playoff season-high 10 rebounds along with three assists in 42 minutes on 5/5 at Phoenix.

2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS WITH MILWAUKEE:
Appeared in 82 games (all starts), averaging 19.6 points (22nd in NBA), 4.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 35.8 minutes ... Ended the season with a streak of 185 consecutive games played ... Appeared in his 500th career game on 11/15 vs. Boston ... Shot a then-career-best .397 from downtown and connected on a then-career-best 116 threes ... Scored in double figures 77 times, had 20-or-more 39 times and scored 30-plus seven times ... Led the Bucks in scoring a team-high 35 times ... Twice scored a season-high 35 points: 3/7 vs. Golden State and on 4/11 vs. Oklahoma City ... Had two double-doubles: at Memphis on 11/14 and at New Jersey on 3/30.

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 82 games (all starts), averaging 22.6 points (9th in NBA), 4.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists in 39.0 minutes ... Ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring and sixth in free throws made (542) ... Set Nets single-season franchise records for total minutes (3,200) and free throws made ... Scored in double figures 80 times with 20-or-more 54 times and 30-plus 12 times ... Led the team in scoring 43 times (including 13 of the team’s first 14 games) ... Scored a season-high 36 points three times: 12/4 at Cleveland, 12/18 vs. Sacramento and 2/23 vs. Indiana.

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 55 games (53 starts), averaging 16.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 35.6 minutes. • Scored 20-or-more 13 times ... Scored a season-high 35 points on 4/10 at Washington ... Missed a total of 27 games due to injury; five games due to a sprained left ankle (11/12–11/18), one game due to a sore right ankle (12/15) and 21 games after having surgery on 1/22 to remove loose bodies from his right ankle.

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 78 games (all starts), averaging 19.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 39.2 minutes ... Ranked second on the Nets in scoring, second in rebounds, third in assists, third in steals and first in minutes ... Scored 20-or-more 26 times, 30-plus five times, 40-plus once ... Had a season-high 40 points to go along with 11 rebounds vs. Charlotte on 4/6 (one of his 20 double-doubles) ... Led the team in scoring 20 times and in rebounds 25 times ... Missed three games due to back spasms (1/10, 1/13 and 1/14).

2004-05 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 33 games (all starts), averaging 22.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 41.1 minutes ... Suffered a season-ending ruptured ligament in his left wrist on 1/11 ... Underwent surgery on 1/20 and missed the remainder of the regular season ... Named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on 12/13 ... Had 26 points, a career-best 21 rebounds and nine assists in a career-high 57 minutes in the Nets’ 111-106 double-overtime victory at on 11/5 at Chicago ... Scored a career-high 42 points vs. Cleveland on 12/12 ... Scored 20-or-more 23 times ... Returned to action in the 2005 playoffs ... Averaged 15.8 points in the Nets four-game first round loss to Miami.

2003-04 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 82 games (all starts), averaging 18.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.12 steals in 38.2 minutes ... Led the Nets in scoring and minutes while ranking second on the team in rebounds ... Ranked 12th in the NBA in field goal percentage (.498) ... Named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on 4/5 (after averaging 22.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 6.8 assists in four games with Jason Kidd and Kenyon Martin out of the lineup) ... Scored 20-or-more 28 times and had 30-plus four times ... Scored a season-high 35 points at Cleveland on 3/27 ... Posted nine double-doubles.

2002-03 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 80 games (all starts), averaging 15.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 36.0 minutes ... Ranked 13th in the NBA in field goal percentage (.501) ... Named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on 3/31 (averaged 26.3 points and 5.3 rebounds at the Nets posted a 3-0 week) ... Scored 20-or-more points 19 times ... Posted the lone triple-double of his career with 30 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in 47 minutes on 3/31 at Houston ... Missed two games due to a stomach virus (1/31 and 2/1) ... Played for the Sophomore Team in the Rookie Challenge at the 2003 All-Star Weekend, (scoring 21 points) ... Finished fourth in the 2003 Slam Dunk Contest.

2001-02 HIGHLIGHTS WITH NEW JERSEY:
Appeared in 79 games (nine starts), averaging 9.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 24.3 minutes ... Finished second in NBA Rookie of the Year voting (behind Pau Gasol) ... Named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team ... Named the Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month in January ... Scored in double figures 33 times with 20-or-more four times ... Scored a season-high 22 points vs. New York on 2/22 ... Missed three games due to a sprained left knee (11/24–11/27).

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS WITH ARIZONA:
Averaged 11.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 26.3 minutes in 84 games over three seasons at Arizona ... Helped Arizona reach NCAA Tournament three times, losing to Duke in the 2001 NCAA Championship Game ... As a junior, started 34 of 35 games, finishing second on the team in blocks (24), third in rebounding (5.4 rpg), third in assists (2.7 apg) and fourth in scoring (11.3), earning All-Midwest Regional Team honors ... In national semifinal against Michigan State, poured in 17 points, adding eight rebounds and two blocks ... Had strong NCAA title game against Duke, scoring 15 of his 19 points in the second half, including sinking a career-best 4-of-8 three pointers while hauling in eight rebounds ... Named to All-Final Four Team in 2001 ... Selected to All-Pac-10 Freshman Team in 1998–99 season.

USA BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS:
Played for Team USA in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, winning bronze with averages of 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds, making him the only member of the Warriors with an Olympic medal ... A member of the 2003 USA Team that captured the gold medal at the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Complete Bio >

Vitals

Height: 6'7''/ 2.01m
Weight: 234 lbs./ 106.1 kg
Born: June 21, 1980
From: University of Arizona
Draft: 1st Round (13th pick) 2001 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2001
Years Pro: 13
Previous Teams:
  Utah Jazz 2013 - 2013
  Golden State Warriors 2012 - 2013
  San Antonio Spurs 2011 - 2011
  Golden State Warriors 2011 - 2011
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Arizona/USA

Recent Tweets