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Position
G
 
Jersey
23
Name  Marcus Thornton
Born  6/5/1987
Height  6-4
Weight  205
College  LSU
Home Town  Baton Rouge, LA
High School  Tara
Regular Season Totals
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
20146403481275242195473342172235
201425930302221021
20136203201105248185674302732936
2013112038314257423985124473183874
20121726916332141111501311819161468105
201117809523521071418410418898711284111
2010103057421353953691127924555660
2010745359137355025106131431943750
20091872105739811714472139211113581176127
Total955849181814614676343768111155033454412599
 
Regular Season Averages
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201416.48.93.31.3331.0770.4871.3851.8720.90.50.20.560.90
20146.32.30.80.0000.7500.0000.5000.5000.50.30.00.500.25
201323.812.34.22.0001.8460.6922.1542.8461.21.00.11.121.38
201324.38.33.11.2390.9130.8481.8482.6961.00.70.20.831.61
201224.012.74.61.9581.5420.6941.8192.5141.30.80.10.941.46
201134.918.76.92.0982.7651.6472.0393.6861.91.40.21.652.18
201038.121.37.91.9633.5191.3333.3704.7043.41.70.22.072.22
201016.27.83.00.7611.0870.5432.3042.8480.90.40.10.801.09
200925.614.55.51.6031.9730.9861.9042.8901.50.80.21.041.74
Total24.912.84.71.5991.7600.8932.0002.8931.40.90.11.071.56
 
Post Season Totals
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201312459215127121912124
 
Post Season Averages
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201312.45.92.10.5001.2000.7001.2001.9000.10.20.10.200.40
 
Notes:
2009: Selected by Miami in 2nd round (43rd overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to New Orleans for two 2nd round draft picks, June 25th...2010: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2011: Traded to Sacramento with cash for Carl Landry, Feb. 23rd; Re-signed with Sacramento to a four-year deal worth $31.5 million, Dec. 9th...2014: Traded to Brooklyn for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, Feb. 19th; Traded to Boston in a three-team deal, July 10th...2015 Traded to Phoenix with a 2016 first round pick for Isaiah Thomas, Feb. 19th.

The consensus SEC Player of the Year in 2008-09, Thornton was the first player in more than a decade to average at least 20 ppg for the LSU Tigers with his 21.1 ppg...A candidate for the Wooden Award, Thornton was also selected First-Team All-SEC as a senior as he posted seven games with at least 30 points...Saw limited action in the first two games of the 2008-09 versus Jackson State and Alcorn State, scoring a total of just 13 points, which made a difference in his final stats...Averaged nearly 34 minutes per game as a junior in 2007-08, posting 19.6 ppg and 5.6 rpg...With 90 three-point baskets as a junior, Thornton recorded the second-highest single-season total in LSU history, en route to placing second in the SEC in scoring...Prior to arriving at LSU he played two years at Kilgore College where he was named a First-Team All-American.

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