22 Facts About Jonny Flynn


Jonny William Flynn was born on February 6,1989 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Jonny Flynn was named New York State Mr Basketball following his senior year.


Jonny Flynn was a 2007 McDonald's All-American and he was named to the 2007 USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that competed against the World Select Team in the 10th annual Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis, Tennessee.


Jonny Flynn would go on to have a prolific freshman year, collecting co-Big East Rookie of the Year honors, with averages of 15.7 points and 5.3 assists per game.


Jonny Flynn was named to the preseason All Big East team and started the season with a 27-point effort against Richmond on November 18,2008.


Jonny Flynn's leaping ability was on display in a January 11,2009, game against Rutgers.


Jonny Flynn played 67 out of a possible 70 minutes on the floor that evening, leading the Orange by scoring 34 points, adding 11 assists and making all 16 of his free throw attempts.

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However, Jonny Flynn would retain his NCAA eligibility by not immediately hiring an agent.


Jonny Flynn was ultimately drafted sixth overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 NBA draft.


Jonny Flynn was drafted sixth overall in the 2009 NBA draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, notably ahead of future two-time MVP Stephen Curry at the point guard position.


Jonny Flynn's stats were solid for his rookie season: he averaged 13.5 points per game and 4.4 assists per game.


On October 28,2009, Jonny Flynn made his professional debut and sparked a rally for the Timberwolves, coming back from 19 points down.


Jonny Flynn scored 13 points in the 4th quarter to lead the Timberwolves to a victory over the New Jersey Nets.


On March 15,2012, Jonny Flynn was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers, along with Hasheem Thabeet and a future second-round pick, for Marcus Camby.


On October 1,2012, Jonny Flynn signed with the Detroit Pistons.


On October 22,2012, Jonny Flynn was waived by the Pistons.


On November 5,2012, Jonny Flynn signed with the Melbourne Tigers of the Australian National Basketball League.


In 19:56 of game time, Jonny Flynn recorded seven points, five rebounds and ten assists.


Jonny Flynn joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2013 Orlando Summer League.


Jonny Flynn then joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the Las Vegas Summer League.


In September 2013, Jonny Flynn joined the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association.


Jonny Flynn was named as a 2006 USA Men's U18 National Team member on June 26,2006 at the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for men in San Antonio, Texas.