Dorell Wright


Dorell Wright
Dorell Wright
Wright with the Warriors
No. 1   Golden State Warriors
Small forward
Personal information
Date of birth December 2, 1985 (1985-12-02) (age 25)
Place of birth Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
High school Leuzinger
South Kent School
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
20042010 Miami Heat
2010–present Golden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Dorell Lawrence Wright (born December 2, 1985) is an American professional basketball small forward with the Golden State Warriors. In the 2010-11 season, Wright became known for his three-point shooting.

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NBA career

Wright was selected 19th overall by the Heat in the 2004 NBA Draft. He entered the NBA directly out of high school, after averaging 29.4 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks per game for South Kent Prep in Connecticut. He initially committed to attend DePaul University before entering the draft.

In 2006, Wright was the youngest member of the Heat's first NBA championship squad.

On August 21, 2008, Wright re-signed with the Heat.[1]

Wright signed with the Golden State Warriors on July 13, 2010.[2]

On November 27, 2010, Wright set a franchise record with nine three-point field goals made, surpassing Jason Richardson's record of eight three-pointers set on March 29, 2007.[3]

On February 9, 2011, Wright was selected to compete in the 3-Point Shootout at the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles.[4]

On March 18, 2011, Wright went scoreless in the first half, but in the second half, he scored 30 points against the Phoenix Suns in a 108-97 loss. He ended up with 30 points to go with 6 rebounds, 2 assists,and 2 blocks.

On March 23, 2011, Wright scored a career high 34 points to go with 5 rebounds and 6 assists against the Houston Rockets in a 131-112 loss.[5]

On April 6, 2011, Wright made a Warriors franchise record of 3 pt shots made in a season with 184 in a home win versus the Los Angeles Lakers, beating Jason Richardson with the previous record of 183 in the 2005-06 season.

On April 13, 2011, Wright became the first player in NBA history to have scored more points in his seventh season than all of his first six combined in a win against the Portland Trail Blazers. Wright also ended the season with the most 3 point shots made in the 2010-11 season with 194, as well as the most 3-point field goals attempted with 516, both of which are Warriors franchise records.

After the 2010-11 season, Wright finished third in voting for NBA Most Improved Player, behind Lamarcus Aldridge, and Kevin Love.

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2004–05 Miami 3 0 9.0 .273 .000 1.000 .3 1.0 1.3 .0 2.3
2005–06 Miami 20 2 6.6 .465 .500 .882 1.6 .4 .2 .1 2.9
2006–07 Miami 66 19 19.6 .445 .147 .744 4.1 1.4 .6 .7 6.0
2007–08 Miami 44 34 25.1 .488 .364 .826 5.0 1.4 .7 .9 7.9
2008–09 Miami 6 0 12.2 .400 .000 .333 3.3 .3 .3 .0 3.0
2009–10 Miami 72 1 20.8 .463 .389 .884 3.3 1.3 .7 .4 7.1
2010–11 Golden State 82 82 38.4 .423 .376 .789 5.3 3.0 1.5 .8 16.4
Career 293 138 24.8 .442 .367 .798 4.1 1.7 .9 .6 9.1

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Miami 1 0 1.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2008–09 Miami 1 0 3.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2009–10 Miami 5 0 22.4 .360 .250 1.000 3.8 1.8 .4 .0 5.0
Career 7 0 16.4 .360 .250 1.000 2.7 1.3 .3 .0 3.6

NBA career highlights

  • NBA Champion: 2006
  • NBA regular season leader for 3-point field goals made and attempted: 2010-11 (194, 516)
  • First player in NBA history to score more points in seventh season than first six seasons combined: 2010-11 (1,335)

Golden State Warriors records

Regular season

Three point field goals made, regular season: 194, (2010–11)

Three point field goals attempted, regular season: 516, (2010–11)

Three point field goals made, game: 9, vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 02010-11-27 November 27, 2010

Notes

  1. ^ Heat re-sign Wright
  2. ^ Warriors Sign Free Agent Forward Dorell Wright
  3. ^ "Wright's 9 3s lift Warriors over Timberwolves". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc.. November 27, 2010. http://www.nba.com/games/20101127/GSWMIN/gameinfo.html. Retrieved November 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ http://www.nba.com/warriors/news/dorell_wright_three_point_shootout.html
  5. ^ http://www.nba.com/games/20110323/GSWHOU/gameinfo.html#nbaGIboxscore

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