17 Facts About Arron Afflalo


Arron Agustin Afflalo was born on October 15,1985 and is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association.


Arron Afflalo was born at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, only a few minutes' walk from Pauley Pavilion, where the UCLA Bruins play their home games.


Arron Afflalo set the then-school record for most three-point field goals made in a season.


Against Memphis in the Elite Eight, Arron Afflalo was noted by many to be largely responsible for stopping Rodney Carney and helping UCLA advance to the Final Four.


On June 28,2007, Arron Afflalo was drafted with the 27th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons and later signed July 6.


Arron Afflalo started the team's first and second games during his rookie campaign that culminated with a loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2008 NBA Playoffs.


On February 14,2009, Arron Afflalo helped Team Detroit to its second victory in three years at the Shooting Stars Competition during the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend in Phoenix, Arizona.


Arron Afflalo teamed with Detroit Shock head coach and former NBA legend Bill Laimbeer, and Shock guard Katie Smith to get the win against Team Phoenix in the final.


Arron Afflalo had 19 points in the fourth quarter alone to almost single-handedly power Denver to the win.


On June 26,2014, Arron Afflalo was traded back to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for Evan Fournier and the draft rights to Devyn Marble.


On February 19,2015, Arron Afflalo was traded, along with Alonzo Gee, to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, and a lottery-protected 2016 first-round pick.


On July 9,2015, Arron Afflalo signed with the New York Knicks.


Over his first nine games for the Knicks, Arron Afflalo averaged just 11.2 points per game.


On July 9,2016, Arron Afflalo signed with the Sacramento Kings.


On July 27,2017, Arron Afflalo signed with the Orlando Magic, returning to the franchise for a second stint.


On January 16,2018, Arron Afflalo was involved in an on-court fight with the Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica; he took a swing on Bjelica but Bjelica evaded it and put Arron Afflalo in a headlock to calm him down.


Arron Afflalo finished the season with career-lows of 3.4 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.6 assists over 53 games.