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Arron Afflalo

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2013-14 SEASON:
Averaged a team-high 18.2 ppg., 3.6 rpg. and 3.4 apg. in team-high 35.0 minpg. (73 games-73 starts)…Shot a team-high .427 (128-300) from three-point range and .815 (274-336) from the free throw line... Ranked sixth in the NBA in three-point FG percentage, tied for 27th in scoring and tied for 30th in minutes played... Led (or tied) the team in scoring a team-best 35 times, in rebounding twice and in assists nine times... Scored in double figures 64 times, had 20+ points 30 times and 30+ points five times, including a career-high 43 points on Dec. 3 @ Philadelphia... Connected on 8-of-11 from three-point range on Nov. 13 vs. Milwaukee, including five in the third quarter, tying the franchise record for most three-pointers made in a quarter... Ripped down a career-high-tying 13 rebounds on Jan. 19 vs. Boston... Had one double-double... Dished out a career-high eight assists on Nov. 3 vs. Brooklyn... Recorded at least one steal 28 times and two-or-more steals seven times... Logged a career-high 52 minutes on Dec. 3 @ Philadelphia... Scored his 5,000th career NBA point on Jan. 19 vs. Boston…Made his 300th career NBA start on Nov. 24 vs. Phoenix…Made 800th free throw of NBA career on Dec. 3 @ Philadelphia…Connected on 500th career NBA threepointer on Jan. 17 vs. Charlotte…Dished out 1,000th career NBA assist on Apr. 13 @ Brooklyn…Recorded 2,000th career NBA field goals made on Apr. 14 @ Chicago... Missed nine total games due to injury: Missed one game on the Inactive List (Dec. 18) due to illness…Missed three games (Jan. 11-15) due to a strained right foot…Missed five games (Feb. 23-Mar. 2) due to a sprained right ankle... Participated in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest at 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend…Tallied 15 points, but did not get out of the first round.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared and started in 64 games with Orlando, averaging a career-high 16.5 ppg., 3.7 rpg. and career-best 3.2 apg. in a career-high 36.0 minpg….Shot career-high .857 (191-223) from the free throw line...Led the Magic in scoring, free throw percentage and minutes played…Tied for 14th in the NBA in free throw percentage and 22nd in minutes played…Led (or tied) the team in scoring 24 times, in rebounding three times and in assists six times… Scored in double figures 55 times, had 20-plus points 19 times and 30-plus points twice, including a seasonhigh 30 points on Dec. 2 @ L.A. Lakers and Jan. 12 @ L.A. Clippers…Recorded at least one steal 32 times… Missed 16 games due to injury: On the Inactive List four times (Jan. 28-Feb. 2) due to a strained left calf and missed the final 12 games (Mar. 25-Apr. 17) due to a strained right hamstring...Also missed two games (Feb. 4-6) on the Inactive List due to personal reasons.

2011-12: Played and started in 62 games with Denver, averaging a career-high 15.2 ppg., 3.2 rpg. and 2.4 apg. in 33.6 minpg….Shot .471 (329-699) from the field, .398 (88-221) from three-point range and .798 (197-247) from the free throw line...Ranked 24th in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage and 39th in scoring…Also played and started in seven playoff games, averaging 10.9 ppg., 3.6 rpg. and 2.7 apg. in 32.7 minpg….Led (or tied) the team in scoring 11 times, in rebounding twice and in assists once…Scored in double figures 51 times, had 20-plus points 16 times and 30-plus points twice, including a career-high 32 points on Mar. 5 vs. Sacramento…Dished out a career-high-tying seven assists on Apr. 4 @ New Orleans…Blocked a career-high-tying three shots on Feb. 29 vs. Portland…Recorded at least one steal 28 times…Missed four games: two due to a right groin strain (Jan. 21, 25), one due to a left ankle sprain (Feb. 6) and one due to a suspension (Mar. 25).

2010-11: Played and started in 69 games with Denver, averaging 12.6 ppg., 3.6 rpg. and 2.4 apg. in 33.7 minpg….Also appeared and started in three playoff outings, averaging 11.3 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 2.3 apg. in 28.3 minpg….Shot .498 (312-627) from the floor, .423 (105-248) from three-point range and .847 (138-163) from the free throw line…Tied for eighth in the NBA in three-point field goal percentage, tied for 31st in free throw percentage and ranked 35th in field goal percentage…Hit game-winning, 19-foot jumper as time expired on Feb. 10 vs. Dallas…Missed 13 games due to a strained left hamstring…

2009-10: Appeared in all 82 games with Denver (75 starts), averaging 8.8 ppg., 3.1 rpg. and 1.7 apg. in 27.1 minpg….Also played and started in six playoff contests, averaging 9.2 ppg., 2.0 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 20.0 minpg....Shot career-best .434 (108-249) from three-point range, which ranked eighth in the NBA…Recorded his first career double-double with 22 points and a career-high 13 rebounds on Apr. 12 vs. Memphis…Had a career-high four steals on Jan. 8 vs. Cleveland...

2008-09: Played in 74 games with Detroit, averaging 4.9 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 16.7 minpg….Made eight starts, averaging 10.3 ppg., 2.5 rpg. and 1.5 apg. in 33.1 minpg. during that span…Also appeared in four playoff contests, averaging 6.3 ppg. in 16.5 minpg….Played a career-high 49 minutes on Apr. 15 @ Miami…

2007-08: Appeared in 75 games with Detroit during his rookie campaign, averaging 3.7 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 12.9 minpg….Made nine starts, averaging 7.0 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 21.1 minpg. during that span…Was the first Pistons rookie to start the season opener since Grant Hill in 1994-95.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Detroit in the first round (27th overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft…Traded by Detroit to Denver along with Walter Sharpe and cash considerations in exchange for a future second round draft pick (Jul. 13, 2009)…Traded by Denver to Orlando as part of a four-team, 12-player deal (Aug. 10, 2012).

COLLEGE:
Played three seasons at UCLA, averaging 14.8 ppg., 3.5 rpg. and 1.9 apg. in 32.7 minpg. during 104 career games…Shot .373 (209-560) from three-point range during his collegiate career…Helped lead the Bruins to back-to-back NCAA Final Fours in 2005-06 and 2006-07, including the National Championship Game in 2005-06…Finished his career ranked second in UCLA history in three-point field goals made (209) and attempted (560), and 17th in scoring (1,540 points)…Named First Team All-Pac 10 as both a sophomore (2005-06) and junior (2006-07)…During his junior campaign (2006-07), played in 36 games, averaging 16.9 ppg. (third-best in Pac-10), 2.8 rpg. and 1.9 apg. in 32.9 minpg…Earned consensus First Team All-America honors, was a member of the Wooden All-America Team and was named the Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year…As a sophomore (2005-06), appeared in 39 games, averaging a team-high 15.8 ppg., 4.2 rpg. and 1.8 apg. in 33.4 minpg.…During his freshman season (2004-05), played in 29 games, averaging 10.8 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and 2.2 blkpg. in 31.3 minpg.…Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen Team.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Arron Agustin Afflalo...Last name is pronounced ah-FLAH-low…One of six children…Has three sisters and two brothers... Majored in sociology while at UCLA…In 2012-13, supported the U.S. Dream Academy, a program that aims to teach three pillars to its students: skill building, character building and dream building… Visited the Academy in Orlando, while also buying tickets for an Academy group during a team trip to Washington, D.C.…While with the Pistons, did a series of morning interviews to help promote the Pistons Cares Telethon, which benefitted the Michigan chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation…The telethon raised more than $400,000…Created the Student Academic Challenge prior to the 2008-09 season with Detroit and provided 500 tickets to six games throughout the season for students demonstrating consistent academic achievement.

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Height: 6'5''/ 1.96m
Weight: 215 lbs./ 97.5 kg
Born: October 15, 1985
From: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: 1st Round (27th pick) 2007 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2007
Years Pro: 7
Previous Teams:
  Orlando Magic 2012 - 2013
  Denver Nuggets 2010 - 2012
  Detroit Pistons 2009 - 2009
  Denver Nuggets 2009 - 2009
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Prior to NBA/Country: UCLA/USA

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