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Signed with the Suns on July 17, 2015, re-joining the team he played in 36 games with in the 2011-12 season, and re-joining Head Coach Jeff Hornacek who was an assistant coach for a stretch when he played in Utah… In his 10th NBA season and only with the L.A. Lakers, played in 43 games (starting a career-high 20) while averaging career-highs of 5.1 points, 3.8 assists, 1.6 assists, 1.6 steals and 22.8 minutes… Scored 10+ points on seven occasions and had one game with 10+ assists… Tied his career-high with 18 points (6-10FG, 5-6 3FG), setting a career-mark with his five three-point makes, at Denver on Dec. 30… Had a career-high 12 assists vs. Portland on Jan. 11, his second-career double-digit assist game… Scored 17 points to go with eight assists in a win vs. Golden State on Dec. 23… Twice matched his career-high of four steals: at Minnesota on Dec. 14 and vs. Boston on Feb. 22… Had a steal in a career-best 18 consecutive games in which he played in his final 18 games of the season… Missed 27 games, including the final 20 of the season, after right elbow surgery… Also missed two games (Jan. 16-19) with a fractured nose and sore right elbow, one game (Jan. 7) with a fractured nose and the flu.

10-year NBA veteran point guard with career averages of 3.6 points (37.4 FG%, 29.1 3FG%, 73.5 FT%), 1.7 assists, 1.2 rebounds, 0.7 steals and 12.7 minutes in 468 games (55 starts) with Sacramento, Utah, Phoenix, Portland, Orlando and L.A. Lakers… Undrafted out of Utah Valley in the 2005 NBA Draft, signed with Sacramento on Aug. 2, 2005… Signed with Utah on July 26, 2007… Signed with Portland on July 18, 2012… Waived by Portland on Feb. 21, 2013… Signed with Orlando on July 25, 2013… Waived by Orlando on July 2, 2014… Signed with the L.A. Lakers on Sept. 24, 2014… Signed with the Suns on July 17, 2015… Has 44 career games with 10+ points and two games with 10+ assists… Has played in 28 career playoff games (zero starts), averaging 2.2 points and 1.1 assists in 6.5 minutes… 2013-14: Appeared in 31 games (two starts) with Orlando, averaging 2.4 points 2.1 assists, 1.4 rebounds, 0.8 steals and 12.2 minutes… Recorded his first career double-digit assist game with 11 assists at Chicago on April 14… Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds vs. Milwaukee on Nov. 13… Logged a career-high-tying 40 minutes at Philadelphia on Dec. 3… Missed six games (Jan. 17-26) due to a sprained right foot and five games (Jan. 6-13) due to a sinus condition… 2012-13: Appeared in 39 games (zero starts) with Portland, averaging 2.7 points, 1.9 assists, 1.1 rebounds and 0.7 steals in 13.1 minutes… Scored in double-figures once, with 10 points to go with five assists in a win vs. Chicago on Nov. 18… 2011-12: Appeared in 36 games with the Suns as a back-up to Steve Nash, starting eight, averaging 3.6 points, 1.9 assists, 1.6 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 14.4 minutes… Scored 10+ points three times, including a career-high 18 points (7-11 FG) to go with eight assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. New Jersey on Jan. 13… In eight starts with the Suns, averaged 5.4 points, 2.8 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 23.7 minutes… 2010-11: In his fourth and final season with Utah, averaged 3.3 points, 1.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 12.2 minutes in 59 games (zero starts)… Scored in double figures three times… Tied a career-high with four steals vs. Cleveland on Jan. 14… 2009-10: Appeared in 60 games (four starts), averaging 4.3 points, 2.1 assists, 1.2 rebounds and 13.4 minutes for Utah… Scored 10+ points six times, including in three of his four starts… Set career-high with four steals vs Minnesota on March 17… PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 10 games as Utah reached the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 2.0 points, 1.4 assists and 1.0 rebounds in 9.0 minutes… Scored a playoff-career-high 12 points in the series-clinching Game 6 of their First Round win against Denver… 2008-09: Played in 52 games (17 starts) with Utah, averaging 4.0 points, 2.1 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 14.2 minutes… Scored 10+ points a career-high-tying eight times, including seven times as a starter… In his 17 starts, averaged 8.2 points, 4.2 assists and 2.1 rebounds… PLAYOFFS: Appeared in two playoff games of the First Round series against the L.A. Lakers, totaling eight points and five assists in 16 minutes… 2007-08: Played in career-high 61 games (three starts) in first season with Utah, averaging 3.7 points and 1.3 assists in 9.6 minutes… Posted best shooting season of career with bests of 43.1 FG% and 34.7 3FG%... Scored 10+ points a career-high eight times… PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 12 Utah playoff games as the Jazz advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 2.8 points and 0.9 assists in 5.7 minutes… 2006-07: Appeared in 58 games (one start) with Sacramento, averaging 3.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 9.7 minutes… Scored 10+ points seven times… Scored a then-careerhigh 16 points vs. Utah on Nov. 22, including a highlight reel dunk over Carlos Boozer in the third quarter… 2005-06: As a rookie with Sacramento, averaged 2.1 points and 5.2 minutes in 29 games (zero starts)… Recorded first double-digit scoring game of his career with 11 points vs. Dallas on Dec. 22… PLAYOFFS: Appeared in four games, totaling one assist and nine minutes of the Kings First Round, six-game series loss to San Antonio.
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Height: 6'2''/ 1.88m
Weight: 190 lbs./ 86.2 kg
Born: June 21, 1983
From: Utah Valley State
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2005
Years Pro: 11
Previous Teams:
  Phoenix Suns 2015 - 2015
  Los Angeles Lakers 2014 - 2014
  Orlando Magic 2013 - 2013
  Portland Trail Blazers 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Utah Valley University/USA

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