Date of birth : 1984-06-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Cookeville, Tennessee, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-01
J. J. Redick is an American professional basketball player at the shooting guard position who plays for the Orlando Magic. He was selected 11th overall by the Orlando Magic in the 2006 NBA Draft. During his collegiate years, Redick played for Duke University. Duke retired his jersey on February 4, 2007.
Played in all 82 games for Orlando, averaging a career-high 9.6 ppg., 1.9 rpg. and 1.9 apg. in 22.0 minpg….Shot a team-best .405 (111-274) from three-point range and a team-best .860 (191-222) from the free throw line…Made nine starts, averaging 13.0 ppg., 2.9 apg. and 2.7 rpg. in 35.1 minpg….Ranked 17th in the NBA in free throw percentage and 17th in three-point field goal percentage…Also appeared in all 14 playoff games, averaging 7.5 ppg., 1.7 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 19.2 minpg….Led (or tied) the team in scoring twice and in assists five times…Scored in double figures 40 times and had 20+ points in four games, including a career-high 27 points on Nov. 1 @ Toronto…Set career-highs with seven rebounds and eight assists (along with a team-high 23 points) in a career-best 46 minutes on Mar. 28 vs. Denver…Recorded at least one steal 22 times and had two steals five times...Tallied playoff-career-highs of 16 points and five rebounds on May 18 vs. Boston…Recorded career-playoff-high three steals on May 28 @ Boston.
Finished collegiate career as the all-time leading scorer in both Duke University and Atlantic Coast Conference history with 2,769 points (16th in NCAA history)…Played four seasons at Duke, averaging 19.9 ppg., 2.7 rpg., 2.2 apg. and 1.09 stlpg. in 139 career games…Shot .406 (457-of-1,126) from three-point range and .912 (662-of-726) from the free throw line…Named Wooden, Naismith and Associated Press Player of the Year following his senior season in 2005-06…Set an NCAA record for career three-pointers made (457) and finished second in NCAA history in free throw percentage (.912)…Named ACC Player of the Year and First Team All-America for the second straight season, after averaging 26.8 ppg. and shooting .421 (139-of-330) from three-point range…Averaged 29.4 ppg. in 16 ACC contests…Also earned ACC Tournament MVP for the second straight time…As a junior (2004-05), averaged 21.8 ppg….Named Rupp National Player of the Year and ACC Player of the Year, and also earned ACC Tournament MVP honors…Led the ACC in scoring, free throw percentage (.938), minutes played (37.3 minpg.) and three-point field goals per game (3.7)…Also led Duke and was ninth in the ACC with a .403 (121-of-300) from three-point land…During his sophomore campaign (2003-04), was named All-ACC First Team after leading the Blue Devils in scoring (15.9 ppg.) and three-point field goals made (102)…Led the ACC and ranked second in the nation with a .953 (143-of-150) free throw percentage…Became only the fifth player in Duke history (22nd in ACC history) to reach 1,000 career points…As a freshman (2002-03), was named to the All-ACC Third Team and All-ACC Freshman Team...Averaged 15.0 ppg., the fourth-highest by a Duke freshman...Led the Blue Devils in free throw percentage (.919, 5th in NCAA), three-point field goals made (95) and attempted (238).
Full name is Jonathan Clay Redick…Member of the 2006-08 USA Men’s Senior National Team program…Son of Ken and Jeanie Redick…His father’s background as a stoneware potter led to his middle name of "Clay"…Majored in history and minored in cultural anthropology while at Duke…His older twin sisters, Alyssa and Catie, both played college basketball for four years at Campbell University…Also has a younger brother, David, and a younger sister, Abby…Enjoys writing poetry…Served Thanksgiving breakfast to residents at a local homeless shelter…Distributed turkeys and Thanksgiving meals at three local community centers…Assisted ‘Toys for Tots’ in collecting donations for the holidays…Visited with kids from Florida Children’s Hospital over the holidays…Bought and distributed toys to underprivileged children and families over the holidays…Participated in several reading rallies at local schools throughout the season…Assisted teammate Pat Garrity with his food/toiletry donations for needy families at a local community center…Donated tickets to community organizations and met with the groups pre-game…Played for USA Basketball in the 2005 FIBA Under-21 World Championship, 2005 Global Games and 2003 FIBA Men’s Junior World Championship…Participated in a ‘Play for Peace’ basketball clinic at the Seeds of Peace International Camp in Otisfield, Maine during the summer of 2006...The camp welcomed Israeli, Palestinian, Egyptian, Jordanian and American youth.
Career highlights and awards:
ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year (2005, 2006)
Naismith College Player of the Year (2006)
John R. Wooden Award (2006)
Oscar Robertson Trophy (2006)
Adolph Rupp Trophy (2005, 2006)
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