National Basketball Association
 
Position
G
 
Jersey
27
Name  Marcus Thornton
Born  6/5/1987
Height  6-4
Weight  205
College  LSU
Home Town  Baton Rouge, LA
High School  Tara
Regular Season Totals
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
20136203201105248185674302732936
2013112038314257423985124473183874
20121726916332141111501311819161468105
201117809523521071418410418898711284111
2010103057421353953691127924555660
2010745359137355025106131431943750
20091872105739811714472139211113581176127
Total889345611684562631324712103651431247388563
 
Regular Season Averages
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201323.812.34.22.0001.8460.6922.1542.8461.21.00.11.121.38
201324.38.33.11.2390.9130.8481.8482.6961.00.70.20.831.61
201224.012.74.61.9581.5420.6941.8192.5141.30.80.10.941.46
201134.918.76.92.0982.7651.6472.0393.6861.91.40.21.652.18
201038.121.37.91.9633.5191.3333.3704.7043.41.70.22.072.22
201016.27.83.00.7611.0870.5432.3042.8480.90.40.10.801.09
200925.614.55.51.6031.9730.9861.9042.8901.50.80.21.041.74
Total26.113.44.91.6481.8500.9502.0883.0381.50.90.11.141.65
 
Post Season Totals
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201312459215127121912124
 
Post Season Averages
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201312.45.92.10.5001.2000.7001.2001.9000.10.20.10.200.40
 
Notes:
2009: Selected by Miami in 2nd round (43rd overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to New Orleans for two 2nd round draft picks, June 25th...2010: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2011: Traded to Sacramento with cash for Carl Landry, Feb. 23rd; Re-signed with Sacramento to a four-year deal worth $31.5 million, Dec. 9th...2014: Traded to Brooklyn for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, Feb. 19th; Traded to Boston in a three-team deal, July 10th.

The consensus SEC Player of the Year in 2008-09, Thornton was the first player in more than a decade to average at least 20 ppg for the LSU Tigers with his 21.1 ppg...A candidate for the Wooden Award, Thornton was also selected First-Team All-SEC as a senior as he posted seven games with at least 30 points...Saw limited action in the first two games of the 2008-09 versus Jackson State and Alcorn State, scoring a total of just 13 points, which made a difference in his final stats...Averaged nearly 34 minutes per game as a junior in 2007-08, posting 19.6 ppg and 5.6 rpg...With 90 three-point baskets as a junior, Thornton recorded the second-highest single-season total in LSU history, en route to placing second in the SEC in scoring...Prior to arriving at LSU he played two years at Kilgore College where he was named a First-Team All-American.

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