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Louis Amundson
Louis Amundson at Suns at Warriors 3-15-09.JPG
Amundson in March 2009
Phoenix Suns  – No. 17
Power forward
Born December 7, 1982 (1982-12-07) (age 27)
Ventura, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
League NBA
High school Monarch High School, Louisville, CO
College UNLV
Draft Undrafted
Pro career 2006–present
Former teams Utah Jazz (2007)
Philadelphia 76ers (2007–2008)
Awards 2007 NBA Development League Rookie of the Year
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Louis Gabriel Amundson (born December 7, 1982 in Ventura, California) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the NBA's Phoenix Suns. He has also played in the NBA D-League and was named D-League Rookie of the Year in 2006. On August 14, 2008, Amundson signed a two-year contract with the Phoenix Suns.[1]

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Accomplishments

  • Played 25 games with the Colorado 14ers of the D-League in 2006–07, averaging 11.1 points (56.3% FGs), 7.6 rebounds and 2.48 blocks in 25.0 minutes per game.
  • Was named All-NBA D-League First Team for the 2006–07 season while also picking up Rookie of the Year honors.
  • At Detroit on April 15, 2007, recorded career-highs of 8 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks in 23 minutes of play.
  • Led all NBA rookies in blocks per 48 minutes played (4.32) in 2006–07 and ranked sixth among all players league-wide.
  • Graduated cum laude from UNLV in May 2005 with a bachelor's degree in university studies with areas of study in English and philosophy.
  • Was the first player in Mountain West Conference history to record multiple career games with 20+ points and 20+ rebounds.
  • As a senior, earned Second Team All-Mountain West Conference honors.

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
2006–07 Utah 1 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2006–07 Philadelphia 10 0 8.7 .400 .000 .400 2.8 .1 .1 .8 1.6
2007–08 Philadelphia 16 0 4.0 .500 .000 .286 .8 .0 .1 .1 1.1
2008–09 Phoenix 76 0 13.7 .536 .000 .442 3.6 .4 .4 .9 4.2
Career 103 0 11.6 .527 .000 .431 3.0 .3 .3 .7 3.4

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Philadelphia 2 0 5.0 .500 .000 .500 3.5 .0 .0 .0 2.5
Career 2 0 5.0 .500 .000 .500 3.5 .0 .0 .0 2.5

References

  1. ^ http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/123116

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Preceded by
Will Bynum
NBA Development League
Rookie of the Year

2006–2007
Succeeded by
Blake Ahearn

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