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D.J. Augustin - PG, 6'0, 183
Orlando Magic - Signed as a free agent in July 2016
       Date of birth: 11/10/1987
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 9th pick, 2008
     Out of: Texas
  NBA Experience: 9 years
  Hand: Right

2008 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 9th overall by Charlotte.
8th July, 2008 NBA Signed four year, $10,360,510 rookie scale contract with Charlotte. Included team options for 2010/11 and 2011/12.
6th October, 2009 NBA Charlotte exercised 2010/11 team option.
29th October, 2010 NBA Charlotte exercised 2011/12 team option.
13th July, 2012 NBA Signed a one year, $3.5 million contract with Indiana.
22nd July, 2013 NBA Signed a one year, $1.267 million contract with Toronto.
9th December, 2013 NBA Waived by Toronto.
13th December, 2013 NBA Signed an unguaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Chicago.
15th July, 2014 NBA Signed a two year, $6 million contract with Detroit.
19th February, 2015 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Detroit to Oklahoma City, along with Kyle Singler and a 2019 second pick, and a 2017 second round pick (#42, Thomas Bryant) to Utah, in exchange for Reggie Jackson from Oklahoma City.
18th February, 2016 NBA Traded by Oklahoma City, along with Steve Novak, cash and two 2016 second round picks (#53, Petr Cornelie; #56, Daniel Hamilton), to Denver in exchange for Randy Foye.
7th July, 2016 NBA Signed a four year, $29 million contract with Orlando.
When: Where:
2006 - 2008 Texas (NCAA)
June 2008 - June 2012 Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
July 2012 - June 2013 Indiana Pacers (NBA)
July 2013 - December 2013 Toronto Raptors (NBA)
December 2013 - June 2014 Chicago Bulls (NBA)
July 2014 - February 2015 Detroit Pistons (NBA)
February 2015 - February 3016 Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
February 2016 - June 2016 Denver Nuggets (NBA)
July 2016 - present Orlando Magic (NBA)
From blog:

   Deadline looms for these unguaranteed players

Chicago - D.J. Augustin and Erik Murphy: Despite consecutive terrible seasons, Augustin has been given every opportunity to play amidst the Bulls's decimated point guard rotation, and has had enough moments in his 9.7 points and 5.7 assists averages thus far to stick for the season. Meanwhile, Murphy has hardly taken the court, but waiving him isn't financially prudent.

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   Unsigned guards looking to make mid-season NBA impact

D.J. Augustin - Waived yesterday by the Raptors to accommodate the Rudy Gay trade package, Augustin has declined significantly over the past four seasons for no apparent reason. He is still only 26 years old - however, never an elite shooter or playmaker, and too small to be of much impact defensively, Augustin has no obvious role to fill in the NBA right now and needs to begin again. The Bulls are considered frontrunners for his services.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto

D.J. Augustin
PG, 6’0, 183lbs, 29 years old, 9 years of experience

Augustin is at his best when he is given quite a lot of the ball in his hands and told to make as many plays as he can out of the pick-and-roll, getting to the basket where he can and hoisting up a three or passing out where he can’t, or running around off of high post passers. He is also at his best with shooters around him. So with less than half of what he needs to work with last year, results were mixed to poor. With the pace slow, Augustin had some moments in the half court, but he could not play the transition game, and his own defence was a problem all year. Given that he will never be efficient inside the arc at that size, Augustin needs to shoot well from outside to thrive, yet 34.8% from three is not well enough, and nor is 35.2% on jump shots overall. He needs to up that over the next three years of his deal, or it will be a bad one.

Player Plan: Three years and $21.75 million remaining, all guaranteed, no options. Quite a lot for a back-up point guard, especially one who needs everything ‘just so’ to thrive. Keep until cheaper, then move.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 29th October 2017

In the five games thus far, Augustin is playing the best ball of his career. He has averaged 11.0 points, 5.8 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.4 steals alongside a paltry 1.6 turnovers, enjoying the space made available to him by the absence of Elfrid Payton. Payton is still out, thus Augustin will still start, and these are the kind of results his low price can be expected to yield.

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