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DeShawn Stevenson

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DeShawn Stevenson is an American professional basketball player. Before his NBA career, he originally committed to play at the University of Kansas, but decided to enter the NBA directly from Washington Union High School in his hometown of Fresno, California, and was picked by the Utah Jazz with the 23rd selection of the 2000 NBA Draft. He is well known for his defense and his athleticism.… Read More

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  • Nba National Basketball Association Roundup
    Yahoo News - Aug 02, 2013
  • Bulls Soar Past Hawks 93 76
    Huffington Post - Feb 03, 2013
  • Atlanta Hawks: Stevenson Weighs In On Back To Back Situation (Updated)
    ajc - Jan 07, 2013
  • Atlanta Hawks Practice Report: Pachulia, Harris Limited
    ajc - Oct 02, 2012

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of DeShawn Stevenson.

CHILDHOOD

1981 Birth Born on April 3, 1981.

TEENAGE

Before his NBA career, he originally committed to play at the University of Kansas, but decided to enter the NBA directly from Washington Union High School in his hometown of Fresno, California and was picked by the Utah Jazz with the 23rd selection of the 2000 NBA draft. … Read More

TWENTIES

2001 20 Years Old In 2001, Stevenson finished second in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old On February 19, 2004, Stevenson and a future second round draft pick were acquired by the Orlando Magic from the Utah Jazz in exchange for guard–forward Gordan Giricek. … Read More
2005 24 Years Old He had his best year during the 2005–06 season when he averaged 11. ppg, 2.9 rpg, and 2. apg.
Stevenson opted out of the third and final year of his contract with Orlando and on August 5, 2006 he signed a two-year minimum contract with the Washington Wizards.
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 16, 2007, Stevenson re-signed with the Wizards on a 4-year, $15 million deal.
2008 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After Stevenson, with a sore knee, scored a career-high 33 points, including a game winning three-pointer as time expired in a February 25, 2008 victory over the New Orleans Hornets, Wizards coach Eddie Jordan described Stevenson by saying, "He's a warrior, man, a true warrior. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 13, 2010, Stevenson was traded to the Dallas Mavericks along with Caron Butler and Brendan Haywood for Josh Howard, Drew Gooden, James Singleton and Quinton Ross. … Read More

THIRTIES

2011 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 12, 2011, Stevenson won the NBA championship when the Mavericks beat the Miami Heat 105-95 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. … Read More
2012 31 Years Old On July 11, 2012, the Nets traded Stevenson (sign-and-trade), Jordan Farmar, Jordan Williams, Anthony Morrow, and Johan Petro to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Johnson.
2013 32 Years Old On August 2, 2013, he was waived by the Hawks.
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