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Andy Rautins

Date of birth : 1986-11-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Syracuse, New York
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-20


Andy Rautins is a 6 ft 5 in, 205 lbs. guard for the New York Knicks of the NBA. He was born in Syracuse, New York. He is a Canadian citizen and played for the Syracuse Orange and Canadian Men's National Basketball team. He was drafted by the Knicks in 2010 with the 8th pick of the second round (38th overall).

Selected by New York in second round (38th overall) of 2010 NBA Draft…Signed to contract on August 12, 2010.

CAREER:

(2009-10): Capped college career with career-high 12.1 points and All-Big East second team honors...Second on team in scoring, first in free throw shooting (career-high .815 on 66-81)...Went 98-241 (.407) from Downtown, recording the sixth-best single-season home run mark in Orange annals...Started all 35 Orange games (32.5 minutes)...Seven 20-plus scoring games with season-high 28 at Providence, Feb. 23...Dished off career-high 10 assists vs. Georgetown in Big East Tournament at MSG, Mar. 11...Averaged 16.7 points in NCAA Tournament, going 12-24 (.500) from Downtown in three games...In season’s opening weeks, named to 2K Sports Classic All-Tournament Team at MSG (8.5 points)...In addition to Big East honors, named fifth team All-American by The Sporting News and honorable mention All-America by Yahoo Sports and The Associated Press.

COLLEGE:

In four years at Syracuse, averaged 8.8 points and 2.7 assists with .396 shooting in 127 games (65 starts)...Went 282-754 (.374) from three-point range...Second on all-time Syracuse list in three-pointers made (282) to Gerry McNamara’s 400...Owns two of the top six single-season marks in school history (102 in 2008-09, 98 in 2009-10)...Ranks 46th on all-time Orange scoring list with 1,121 career points (father Leo ranks 53rd with 1,031)...Scored a career-high 12.1 points as a senior in 2009-10, earning All-Big East second team honors, as well as fifth team All-American honors from The Sporting News and honorable mention All-American honors from Yahoo Sports and The Associated Press...Three point shooting percentage increased every season, from .326 as a freshman to .407 as a senior.

PERSONAL:

Majored in communications and rhetorical studies at Syracuse...Member of the Canadian Senior Men’s National Team. The squad, coached by his father Leo, finished fourth at the 2009 FIBA Americas Tournament and earned a spot in the 2010 World Championships...Son of former Syracuse standout Leo Rautins, who played two NBA seasons and had a stint in 1987 training camp with the Knicks. Leo - now color analyst for Toronto Raptors - was first Canadian to be selected in first round of NBA Draft (17th overall by Sixers in 1983)...Played for coach Bob McKenney at Jamesville-DeWitt HS and was a member of the school’s 2004 Class A NY State championship squad.


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