24 Facts About Quentin Richardson


In 2006, Quentin Richardson was voted as one of the 100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament, a group of former players and coaches in honor of the 100 year anniversary of the IHSA boys basketball tournament.


Quentin Richardson played college basketball for DePaul University where he averaged 17.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per game in two seasons.


Quentin Richardson became the only player in school history to have 1,000+ points, 500+ rebounds and 100+ three-point field goals.


Quentin Richardson declared for the NBA draft after his sophomore year in 2000.


Quentin Richardson was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 18th pick of the 2000 NBA draft.


Quentin Richardson was selected after fellow Clippers Darius Miles and Keyon Dooling.


On New Year's Eve 2003, Quentin Richardson posted a career-high 44 points in a 120 - 104 victory over the Denver Nuggets.


Quentin Richardson spent four seasons with the Clippers before becoming a free agent.


In 2004, Quentin Richardson later signed with the Phoenix Suns as a free agent.


Quentin Richardson set a new Suns single-season record for three-point field goals, eclipsing the previous record of 199 set by Dan Majerle.


Quentin Richardson finished the season with a league-leading 631 three-point attempts, and 226 three-point field goals, co-leading the league with Kyle Korver.


Quentin Richardson set a Suns franchise record with nine threes against the New Orleans Hornets on December 29,2004.


Quentin Richardson would go on to win the NBA All-Star Three-Point Shootout that same season.


Quentin Richardson made his playoff debut with the Suns in 2005 who would eventually lose to the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals.


Quentin Richardson was traded from the Suns, along with 2005 draft pick Nate Robinson, to the New York Knicks in exchange for Kurt Thomas and Dijon Thompson in the offseason.


Quentin Richardson remained with the team until October 2012, when he was waived.


Quentin Richardson only played one regular season game, scoring five points in twenty nine minutes on 1 for 11 shooting, but brought down ten rebounds.


Quentin Richardson did appear in five playoff games, hitting two three-pointers in New York's 26-point blowout win of the Pacers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.


On July 10,2013, Quentin Richardson was part of a trade package to the Toronto Raptors, along with center Marcus Camby, forward Steve Novak, a first-round draft pick in 2016, and two second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2017, in exchange for forward Andrea Bargnani.


Quentin Richardson played less than 2 minutes and the only stat he recorded was 1 rebound.


On September 3,2013, Quentin Richardson was waived by the Raptors.


In 1992, Quentin Richardson lost his mother to breast cancer, his grandmother to natural causes, and his brother, Bernard, who was shot and killed in Chicago, aged 23.


Quentin Richardson has another older brother, Cedric, and one older sister Rochelle.


Quentin Richardson has appeared in multiple acting roles, most notably as himself in the 2002 film Van Wilder.