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Adrian Griffin
Born July 4, 1974 (1974-07-04) (age 35)
Wichita, Kansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
League NBA
College Seton Hall
Draft Not drafted
Pro career 1999–2009
Former teams Boston Celtics (1999-2001)
Dallas Mavericks (2001-2003), (2005-2006)
Houston Rockets (2003-2004)
Chicago Bulls (2004-2005; 2006-2008)
Seattle Supersonics (2008)
Milwaukee Bucks (2008)
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Adrian Darnell Griffin (born July 4, 1974 in Wichita, Kansas) is a former American professional basketball player in the NBA currently working as an assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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College career

Griffin attended Seton Hall University and was a three-year starter. As a senior, he averaged 16.2 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game, and won All-Big East second team honors.

Professional career

Griffin went undrafted after leaving Seton Hall University in 1996, and began his NBA career in 1999-2000 with the Boston Celtics, having spent the previous three years in Italy (playing 8 games for Cordivari Roseto from July to October 1998) and the CBA. As a rookie, his averages were 7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.61 steals per game.

Over six seasons, he has played for the Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls, averaging 4.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and one steal per game. A career highlight was becoming a starter for the Dallas Mavericks in the 2006 NBA Finals.

On July 16, 2006, Griffin's agent announced that he would be ending his second tenure with the Mavericks and beginning his second tenure with the Bulls. He signed a three-year contract with Chicago.

On February 21, 2008, Griffin was sent to the Seattle SuperSonics in an 11-player deal that involved players from the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the SuperSonics.

On August 13, 2008, Griffin was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in a three-team, six-player deal involving the Bucks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Oklahoma City Thunder that also sent Milwaukee's Mo Williams to Cleveland, Cleveland's Joe Smith and Milwaukee's Desmond Mason to Oklahoma City, and Cleveland's Damon Jones and Oklahoma City's Luke Ridnour to Milwaukee.[1]

On October 27, 2008, he was released by the Bucks to make room for free agent forward, Austin Croshere.

Adrian Griffin is currently an assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Personal life

Griffin is married with four children. According to his NBA.com bio, he enjoys Eddie Murphy's comedy.

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
1999–00 Boston 72 47 26.8 .424 .281 .753 5.2 2.5 1.6 .2 6.7
2000–01 Boston 44 0 8.6 .340 .346 .750 2.0 .6 .4 .1 2.1
2001–02 Dallas 58 34 23.8 .499 .296 .837 3.9 1.8 1.3 .2 7.2
2002–03 Dallas 74 48 18.6 .433 .250 .844 3.6 1.4 1.0 .1 4.4
2003–04 Houston 19 1 7.0 .278 .500 .000 1.0 .5 .4 .1 .6
2004–05 Chicago 69 1 9.7 .360 .222 .750 2.1 .8 .6 .1 2.2
2005–06 Dallas 52 45 23.9 .480 .000 .774 4.4 1.7 1.0 .2 4.6
2006–07 Chicago 54 1 10.8 .473 .000 .789 2.0 1.1 .6 .1 2.5
2007–08 Chicago 22 2 10.1 .400 .000 .429 1.7 1.0 .6 .1 2.3
2007–08 Seattle 13 0 6.5 .375 .000 1.000 1.7 .4 .4 .1 1.1
Career 477 179 16.8 .438 .278 .763 3.2 1.4 .9 .1 4.0

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 Dallas 4 1 14.3 .588 .000 .000 2.3 1.0 .5 .2 5.0
2002–03 Dallas 15 2 8.7 .415 .333 1.000 2.9 .5 .3 .0 2.5
2004–05 Chicago 5 0 17.2 .517 .000 .800 4.0 1.8 1.0 .0 6.8
2005–06 Dallas 20 8 17.5 .542 .000 .875 3.6 1.2 .8 .1 3.6
2006–07 Chicago 4 0 2.3 .000 .000 .000 .3 .0 .2 .0 .0
Career 48 11 13.2 .487 .200 .765 3.0 .9 .6 .1 3.4

Notes

  1. ^ Cavaliers Acquire Williams in Three-Team Trade, August 13th, 2008

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