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Player D.J. Augustin
Position Guard
Team Charlotte
Round 1
Selection 9
School Texas
Year SO
Height 6-0
Weight 183
High School Hightower (TX)
2008: Selected by Charlotte in 1st round (9th overall) of the NBA Draft...2009: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2012: Signed with Indiana to a one-year deal worth $3.5 million, July 13th...2013: Signed with Toronto to a one-year deal worth $1.3 million, July 22nd; Waived by Toronto, Dec. 9th; Signed with Chicago, Dec. 13th...2014: Signed with Detroit to a two-year deal worth $6 million.

Perhaps the purest point guard available in the draft this year, Augustin plays the position exactly the way it is meant to be, setting up teammates first and then looking for his own shot if necessary...Became the fifth player in Texas history to earn consensus First Team All-America honors and was named the winner of the Bob Cousy Award which recognizes the nation`s top point guard...Augustin led the Big 12 Conference in assists with just under six per game and was second in the league in scoring with his 19.2 ppg...One of 10 nominees for the Oscar Robertson Trophy and a candidate for both the Wooden Award and the Naismith Trophy as well...Honorable Mention All-America choice by the AP and a consensus Freshman All-American in 2006-07 as well...Despite playing just two years of college ball, his 452 assists over the course of 73 games places him fifth on UT`s all-time list...Augustin managed to supplement his assist total with 1,234 points, putting him 18th in school history...Has shown fearlessness in driving to the basket and taking hard hits, but if he`s not gunning for hard layups then he`s setting up beyond the arc, which says he still needs to develop and refine a mid-range attack...In being named First Team Academic All-America as a sophomore, Augustin not only demonstrated he has the mental ability to survive and thrive at the next level, he became just the 15th player in NCAA history to be named First Team All-America both as a basketball player and a scholar...Was a crucial piece in pushing the Longhorns deep into the NCAA Tournament each of the last two years.
2007 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/12 TX-San Antonio40191362511240041
11/16 UC Davis34107420112111020
11/18 Arkansas-Monticello218832011263033
11/23 New Mexico St3825151121123104063
11/24 Tennessee40231474504482062
11/28 Texas Southern32201174202234031
Total2051056838161341115421402410
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/2 @UCLA36191582102241061
12/5 North Texas3829149011022102031
12/8 @Rice36181252601172003
12/15 Texas State39241680813450031
12/18 Oral Roberts372420611114522032
12/22 @Michigan State34221763703361004
12/29 Wisconsin37161152413491043
Total2571521054710483182143901915
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/2 TCU312010421002230033
1/5 St Marys-CA363022111720241011
1/12 @Missouri40171662312380052
1/19 Colorado39251682714550011
1/21 @Oklahoma State39261673904430032
1/26 Texas Tech38191471412350020
1/30 @Texas A&M39141862012341020
Total262151112491340616223220179
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/2 Baylor399711602271010
2/6 @Oklahoma40191462506671021
2/9 @Iowa State44172251601132012
2/11 Kansas40101310802252011
2/16 @Baylor40812213156100022
2/18 Texas A&M36271493600090030
2/23 Oklahoma35191481213430021
2/25 @Kansas State40241992403354051
Total3141331154111402222449100178
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/1 @Texas Tech403024132204431064
3/4 Nebraska38221694012351022
3/9 Oklahoma State37201462611232052
3/14 Oklahoma State38241165713430020
3/15 Oklahoma35171060503341020
3/16 Kansas40201874201190014
3/21 Austin Peay356822003381011
3/23 Miami-Florida40121441312383033
3/28 Stanford372318102105572020
3/30 @Memphis39161842611231043
Total37919015167243252530531202819
Season Total141773155124274173209211221947010561

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