16 Facts About Austin Daye


Austin Daye played college basketball for Gonzaga before being drafted 15th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 2009 NBA draft.

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Austin Daye has played for the Pistons, the Memphis Grizzlies, the Toronto Raptors, the San Antonio Spurs and the Atlanta Hawks, while spending time in Russia, Italy and the NBA Development League.

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Austin Daye attended Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California where he played for coach Jon Hagalan.

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In November 2006, Austin Daye signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball for Gonzaga.

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Austin Daye was named Sea View League Player of the Year, CIF-Southern Section Division I Player of the Year and calhisports.

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Austin Daye was drafted by the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association with the 15th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft.

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On February 20,2014, Austin Daye was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Nando de Colo.

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Austin Daye played only six minutes during the 2014 postseason and did not score.

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On September 23,2011, Austin Daye signed a two-month contract with Khimki of the Russian Professional Basketball League.

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Austin Daye was recalled the next day after having played one game with the team.

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On November 27,2015, Austin Daye moved to the Italian Lega Basket Serie A, signing with Consultinvest Pesaro.

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On May 6,2016, Austin Daye signed with Al-Manama of the Bahraini Premier League for the 2016 GCC Basketball Clubs Championship.

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Austin Daye competed for the $2 million prize in 2017, and for Team Challenge ALS, he averaged 13.

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However, on January 3,2018, Austin Daye parted ways with Jerusalem after appearing in 19 games and averaged 10.

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On January 29,2018, Austin Daye returned to Italy for a second stint, signing with Umana Reyer Venezia for the rest of the season.

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Austin Daye signed a two-year extension with the team on July 6,2018.

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