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Jonny Flynn - PG, 6'0, 185
Retired - Retired after 2015 season
       Date of birth: 02/06/1989
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 6th pick, 2009
     Out of: Syracuse
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2009 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 6th overall by Minnesota.
9th July, 2009 NBA Signed four year, $13,905,865 rookie scale contract with Sacramento. Included team options for 2011/12 and 2012/13.
1st November, 2010 NBA Minnesota exercised 2011/12 team option.
1st December, 2010 D-League Assigned by Minnesota to Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.
4th December, 2010 D-League Recalled by Minnesota from Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.
8th December, 2010 D-League Assigned by Minnesota to Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.
13th December, 2010 D-League Recalled by Minnesota from Sioux Falls Skyforce of the D-League.
2011 NBA Draft NBA Traded by Minnesota, along with the draft rights to Donatas Motiejunas (#20) and a 2012 second round pick (#40, Will Barton), to Houston in exchange for Brad Miller, the draft rights to Nikola Mirotic (#23) and a 2013 first round pick (#26, Andre Roberson).
15th March, 2012 NBA Traded by Houston, along with Hasheem Thabeet and a 2012 second round pick (#40, Will Barton), to Portland in exchange for Marcus Camby.
27th September, 2012 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Detroit.
22nd October, 2012 NBA Waived by Detroit.
5th November, 2012 Australia Signed a one year contract with Melbourne Tigers.
20th September, 2013 China Signed a one year contract with Sichuan.
16th October, 2013 China Released by Sichuan.
26th August, 2014 Italy Signed a one year contract with Capo D'Orlando.
18th November, 2014 Italy Left Capo D'Orlando.
When: Where:
2007 - 2009 Syracuse (NCAA)
June 2009 - June 2011 Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
June 2011 - March 2012 Houston Rockets (NBA)
March 2012 - June 2012 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
September 2012 - October 2012 Detroit Pistons (NBA)
November 2012 - June 2013 Melbourne Tigers (Australia)
July 2013 Indiana Pacers (Summer League)
July 2013 L.A. Clippers (Summer League)
September 2013 - October 2013 Sichuan (China)
August 2014 - November 2014 Capo D'Orlando (Italy)
From blog:


   2010 Summer League Rosters: Minnesota Timberwolves
2010-07-14

Jonny Flynn

This time last year, I claimed that Jonny Flynn was not much better than Ty Lawson. After one season, here's how they stack up:

Flynn: 28.9 mpg, 13.5 ppg, 4.4 apg, 2.4 rpg, 1.0 spg, 2.9 topg, 41% shooting, 38% 3PT, .511% TS, 13.0 PER

Lawson: 20.2 mpg, 8.3 ppg, 3.1 apg, 1.9 rpg, 0.7 spg, 1.3 topg, 51% shooting, 41% 3PT, .600% TS, 16.5 PER

So I had a point.

There are other factors, of course. Lawson was playing for a good team; Flynn had Pavlovic and Wilkins play over 2,400 minutes alongside him. Lawson is a year and a half older; Flynn is only 21 and had to try and run an offense that didn't really exist with a coach who wanted to install a triangle offense, but only for a while. These things are all true. But if and when they stop being true, and there's still not much separation between them, I'm claiming that. It's already far more accurate than my belief that Wayne Ellington could be the next Voshon Lenard. Whoops.

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   2013 Summer League rosters, Orlando Summer Pro League - Indiana
2013-07-08

Jonny Flynn

Flynn's career has been on a scarily big downslide, and he fell out of the NBA as soon as his rookie contract ended. He spent last year in Australia, where he was an All-Star and averaged 17.4 points and 5.9 assists per game, but you'd expect that. Regrettably, you'd also somewhat expect the 4.1 turnovers. Flynn was never entirely under control, but his hip problem has robbed him of the explosion, and it's not just stopped him improving - it's also made him noticeably worse. Flynn needs to recover and reinvent himself, and, whichever it is, he needs to prove it against better quality opposition than the NBL.

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   Unsigned guards looking to make mid-season NBA impact
2013-12-10

Jonny Flynn - Although he was an Australian league All-Star last season, averaging 17.4 points and 5.9 assists per game, Flynn barely played in summer league, didn't catch on for training camp, and although he did catch on in China with the Sichuan Blue Whales, he was released without playing a game due to injury. His uphill battle continues.

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