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Earl Watson - PG, 6'1, 199
Retired - Retired after 2014 season
       Date of birth: 06/12/1979
       Country: USA/Mexico
     Drafted (NBA): 40th pick, 2001
     Out of: UCLA
  NBA Experience: 13 years
  Hand: Right

2001 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 40th overall by Seattle.
1st October, 2001 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Seattle.
19th July, 2002 NBA Signed a three year, $4 million offer sheet with Memphis.
6th August, 2002 NBA Seattle declined to match Memphis's offer sheet.
6th September, 2005 NBA Signed a five year, $29 million contract with Denver.
23rd February, 2006 NBA As a part of a four team deal, traded by Denver to Seattle, along with Bryon Russell and a 2008 second round pick (#50, DeVon Hardin), and along with Voshon Leonard to Portland, in exchange for Ruben Patterson and Charles Smith from Portland, and Reggie Evans from Seattle.
17th July, 2009 NBA Waived by Oklahoma City (formerly Seattle).
24th September, 2010 NBA Signed a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
9th December, 2011 NBA Re-signed by Utah to a two year, $4 million contract.
11th July, 2013 NBA Signed a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Portland.
When: Where:
1997 - 2001 UCLA (NCAA)
July 2001 Seattle Supersonics (Summer League)
October 2001 - June 2002 Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
July 2002 - June 2005 Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
September 2005 - February 2006 Denver Nuggets (NBA)
February 2006 - July 2009 Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
July 2009 - June 2010 Indiana Pacers (NBA)
September 2010 - June 2013 Utah Jazz (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2014 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
From blog:

   The best of what's left after what was the best of what's left has gone and is no longer left

- Earl Watson * - News of where Earl Watson might play next year is not forthcoming. But he has been in the news, due to an domestic assault in which he was the victim. As shown in the link, though, Earl and the wife have decided to reconcile.

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   The best of what's left

Earl Watson - Watson played with the Pacers on a one year contract last season, and averaged 7.8 points and 5.1 assists alongside a PER of only 10.9. His jumpshot, which is inconsistent from season to season, decided to be particularly bad for the second season in a row; it probably didn't help that Watson started 52 games, when he's overmatched as a starter. Watson is a capable backup, however, and should find a home in the NBA next year.

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