35 Facts About Andre Drummond


Andre Jamal Drummond was born on August 10,1993 and is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association.


Andre Drummond was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 2012 NBA draft with the ninth overall pick.


Andre Drummond was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team with Detroit in 2013, and was named an All-Star for the first time in 2016.


Andre Drummond was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2020.


Andre Drummond has played for the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets.


Andre Drummond has perennially been among the league leaders in rebounding.


Andre Drummond was a member of the 2014 US national team that won a gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.


Andre Drummond improved during his sophomore year at Capital Prep, averaging 20.2 points, 16.6 rebounds, 7.2 blocks and 4.5 steals per game.


At St Thomas More, Andre Drummond was one of the most dominating centers in high school basketball.


Andre Drummond spent two years at St Thomas More and led the team to the national prep championship in 2011.


Andre Drummond was rated as the No 1 player in the class of 2011 by ESPN and NBADraft.


Andre Drummond appeared in 34 games as a freshman at UConn, starting 30 times.


Andre Drummond averaged 28.4 minutes of playing time per game, during which he scored 10.0 points and grabbed 7.6 rebounds.


Andre Drummond scored 20+ points in 2 games during the season, including a 24-point performance against Holy Cross, in which he shot 11-of-12 from the field.


Andre Drummond was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft.


Andre Drummond finished fourth in NBA Rookie of the Year voting.


On January 24,2014, Andre Drummond recorded a then career-high 20 rebounds to go with 20 points in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.


On March 11,2015, Andre Drummond recorded 22 points and a season-high 25 rebounds in a loss to the Golden State Warriors.


Andre Drummond was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the first week of the season, becoming the first Piston to win the award since Rodney Stuckey did so in December 2009.


On January 20,2016, Andre Drummond set an NBA record for free throws missed in a game with 23, surpassing the previous record of 22 set by Wilt Chamberlain on December 1,1967.


Andre Drummond set a career high and franchise record by attempting 36 free throws.


On January 28, Andre Drummond earned his first NBA All-Star Game selection as a reserve for the Eastern Conference in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.


On July 15,2016, Andre Drummond re-signed with the Pistons on a five-year, $130 million contract.


Andre Drummond moved into sixth place on Detroit's career rebounding list, passing Walter Dukes.


Andre Drummond went on to become the first player to grab at least 200 rebounds in the first 13 games of two different seasons since Dennis Rodman did it three times for three different teams in the 1990s.


Andre Drummond had six assists and four steals, becoming the first player with that many points, rebounds, assists and steals since Charles Barkley in January 1990.


Andre Drummond concluded the regular season averaging 16 rebounds per game, becoming the first player since Rodman in 1997 to average 16 rebounds per game in a season and only the second player in the last 40 years.


Andre Drummond was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.


Andre Drummond averaged 22.3 points, 18.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.3 steals per game in three games.


Andre Drummond's streak was snapped two days later when he had five points and nine rebounds against the Heat.


On March 28,2021, Andre Drummond signed a 1-year contract worth $794,536 with the Los Angeles Lakers, adding an offensive boost to a team without injured stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis.


On February 10,2022, Andre Drummond was traded, along with Ben Simmons, Seth Curry and two future first-round picks, to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for James Harden and Paul Millsap.


On July 6,2022, Andre Drummond signed a two-year, $6.6 million contract with the Chicago Bulls.


Andre Drummond was a member of the 2014 US national team that won the gold medal at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.


Andre Drummond has been known to have a strong social media presence, occasionally having conversations and video chats with fans.