"If I had known it was such a big deal, I would have averaged a triple double for my entire career." - Oscar Robertson

 
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35  -  Trevor Booker - PF, 6'8, 240
Utah Jazz - Signed as a free agent in July 2014
       Date of birth: 11/25/1987
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 23rd pick, 2010
     Out of: Clemson
  NBA Experience: 4 years
  Hand: Left

When: Where:
2006 - 2010 Clemson (NCAA)
June 2010 - June 2014 Washington Wizards (NBA)
August 2011 - October 2011 Bnei Hasharon (Israel)
July 2014 - present Utah Jazz (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2010 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 23rd overall by Minnesota.
2010 NBA Draft NBA Draft rights traded by Minnesota, along with the rights to Hamady N'Diaye (#56), to Minnesota in exchange for the draft rights to Lazar Hayward (#30) and the draft rights to Nemanja Bjelica (#35).
8th July, 2010 NBA Signed four year, $6,235,580 rookie scale contract with Washington. Included team options for 2012/13 and 2013/14.
18th June, 2011 NBA Washington exercised 2012/13 team option.
4th August, 2011 Israel Signed with Bnei Hasharon for the duration of the NBA lockout.
21st October, 2011 Israel Released by Bnei Hasharon.
19th October, 2012 NBA Washington exercised 2013/14 team option.
21st July, 2014 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year, $9,775,000 contract with Utah.


From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2010 Summer League
2010-09-17

- Trevor Booker - After the draft, how many teams have a better young big man crop that Booker, JaVale McGee, Kevin Seraphin, old man Yi Jianlian and Andray Blatche? Not many. Hilton Armstrong ambitiously fancies his chances as a starter amongst that group, but nevertheless, it's a good group.

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   2010 Summer League Rosters: Washington Wizards
2010-07-14

Trevor Booker

My early proclamations that Booker might be the next Paul Millsap were a bit premature, and overlooked the fact that Booker is about half the rebounder that Millsap is. Jumped the gun a bit there, I did. However, I remain confident in Booker's abilities to contribute at the NBA level, despite his lack of size for the position. Boozer is athletic enough and has improved his face-up game, both the drive and the shot. He'll have to be a small power forward, but he's strong and athletic enough to do that.

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   Sham's 2010 NBA Draft Night Recap, Part 1
2010-06-27

Pick 23: Well, scratch Trevor Booker from my second round steals list. Minnesota just took him at #23, to the dismay of the lone Timberwolves fan in the building, and much to the delight of Stu Scott, who gets to rave about the overdue (to him) drafting of a senior.

You can justify drafting Booker at #23. It's a touch high, but his measurements don't appear to have held back his draft stock as much as first thought, and although he is genuinely small for the power forward position, he produces. Booker is a finisher, and athlete, a post-up player and an improving face-up player, who defends with intensity (if not size) and rebounds enough. Jason Maxiell does fine in this league with much the same physical tools, and Booker should be OK too. But he could use some of Maxiell's intensity.

For whatever reason, Booker didn't have to suffer the indignity of a "Must Improve" caption. I guess the caption guy's boss vetoed the obvious choice; "Must Improve: Height."

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   Chicago's Last Resort Offseason Plan That Still Manages To Avoid Signing Joe Johnson
2010-06-14

Trevor Booker - Booker would be the next Paul Millsap, were he not even smaller. Unfortunately, Booker measured out at only 6' 7.5" in shoes, small forward's size in a power forward's game. That said, if he can develop a Craig Smith-like understanding of how to get open, Booker should be able to contribute as a bench scorer and occasional rebounder, even with his lack of size.

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   On the Wizards' turnaround
2013-12-03

Washington will still need to consolidate this position during the season. The injuries to Porter, Beal and now Al Harrington are exposing a real lack of depth, particularly offensively. Backup point guard Eric Maynor has continued to struggle badly since his injury two years ago, shooting only 32% from the field, whie his backup Garrett Temple is similarly inefficient offensively but without any jump shot range and with more turnovers than assists on the season thus far. At the forward spots, Jan Vesely has finally shown some signs of life yet still provides almost nothing offensively, whilst Singleton and Trevor Booker have been mostly opportunity scorers in the NBA thus far. And the two players who can score off the bench, Harrington and Kevin Seraphin, are liabilities defensively and on the glass.

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