Doug McDermott

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Doug McDermott was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States on January 3rd, 1992 and is the Basketball Player. At the age of 32, Doug McDermott biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 3, 1992
United States
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32 years old
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Doug McDermott Life

Douglas Richard McDermott (born January 3, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He led the nation in scoring in 2013-14 and was a three-time consensus first-team All-American while playing college basketball for Creighton University.

As a senior in 2014, he was the consensus national player of the year, and he completed his college career with the fifth most points in NCAA Division I men's basketball history.

McDermott drafted 11th overall by the Denver Nuggets after graduating from Creighton.

He was traded to the Chicago Bulls and went on to spend two and half seasons with the Bulls before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in February 2017.

McDermott has also played for the New York Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks. McDermott is the son of current Creighton coach Greg McDermott; Greg coached McDermott during his college years.


Doug McDermott Career

High school career

McDermott was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, where his father served as an assistant coach with the University of North Dakota's men's basketball team. McDermott, a 6'7" 225-pound forward, played high school basketball at Ames High School in Ames, Iowa, alongside high school All-American Harrison Barnes. Ames won 53 games in a row during McDermott's and Barnes' junior and senior seasons, as well as consecutive Iowa state titles. McDermott, a senior, averaged 20.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game and was named first team All-State.

McDermott was ranked as the No. 1 in a three-star recruit by In 2010, there was 28 small forwards in the country.

College career

McDermott signed a National Letter of Intent to play in Northern Iowa, but after his dad went from coaching Iowa State University to Creighton, he was released from service in order to play for him in college.

McDermott averaged 14.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as a freshman in 2010-11 as he began all 39 games for the Bluejays. McDermott was ranked as the best points by a freshman (581) and the year's newcomer of the year. Since Cleo Littleton of Wichita State in 1954, McDermott became the first player to earn first team all-conference recognition as a freshman. McDermott led the Bluejays to the 2011 College Basketball Invitational, where they advanced to the best of three final series before losing to Oregon.

McDermott was named on the Wooden Award and Naismith Awards' preseason watch lists prior to his sophomore season.

McDermott, a sophomore, was one of five men named first team All-America for the 2011–12 season. McDermott is Creighton's first player to be recognized by the NABC on its first-team All-America squad. In 2009, McDermott was voted Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year, the first Creighton player since Booker Woodfox. McDermott finished his 2011–12 season with a score of 22.9 points per game, a record that ranked third nationally. His 801 points, 307 field goals, and 48.6 percent shooting accuracy from three-point range were all school records for a single season. Creighton defeated Creighton 29–6 and advanced to the Third Round (now Second Round) of the NCAA tournament. McDermott was selected as a first-team All-American on March 26, 2012.

McDermott finished first in the country in points scored and second in points per game as a junior in 2012–13. In a single season and for a career, he set school records for points in a single season and in a career. The Associated Press named him as a first-team All-American.

McDermott announced on April 25, 2013 that he would return to Creighton for his senior season, but not for the 2013 NBA Draft. For his last season at Creighton, he relinquished his scholarship and turned to a walk-on. This came after the NCAA gave senior guard Grant Gibbs, who had missed full seasons at both Gonzaga and Creighton due to injuries, a rare sixth year of eligibility, putting Creighton over the NCAA's cap of 13 scholarships for the 2013–14 season.

McDermott was named one of the ten semi-finalists for Naismith College Player of the Year on February 28, 2014. On Senior Night against Providence, he scored a career-high 45 points and overcame the 3,000 point threshold. In Creighton's first season in the league, McDermott was named first-team All-Big East. For the third time, he received the Big East Player of the Year Award as well as receiving First-Team All-American accolades from the United States Basketball Writers Association. McDermott was also the consensus national player of the year, winning all major awards (Wooden, Naismith, AP, NABC, USBWA, and Sporting News).

At 26.7 points per game, McDermott led the nation in scoring at 26.7 points per game. He ranked fifth on the all-time NCAA Division I scoring list at 3,150 points, which defeated basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird at the end of his college career. He was the first player to be named to the AP All-America first team three times in 29 years. McDermott is one of three players in NCAA men's basketball history to score 3,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. In 135 games, he set a new NCAA record by scoring in double figures.

Professional career

McDermott's 11th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets was selected on June 26, 2014. He and Anthony Randolph were released by the Chicago Bulls on draft night for both of Chicago's 2014 first round picks (Jusuf Nurkic 16th and Gary Harris 19th) and a future second-round pick. He signed his rookie scale with the Bulls on July 22, 2014 after averaging 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game during the 2014 NBA Summer League. In a 104-80 victory over the New York Knicks on October 29, he scored 12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal in his NBA debut. McDermott, who was supposed to contribute with scoring and shooting for the Bulls, suffered sharply in his first 17 games, scoring only 3.2 percent on 42.3 percent shooting. McDermott's debut on his debut was a success, but he did not manage to eclipse 12 points before being barred out indefinitely on December 1 due to a knee injury. He needed an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, which took place on December 13. In two minutes of action, he returned to action against the San Antonio Spurs on January 22, 2015, posting no stats in two minutes. In a loss to the Indiana Pacers on March 6, he scored a season-high 16 points on a season-high 16 points.

McDermott re-joined the Bulls for the 2015 NBA Summer League, where he averaged 18.8 points and 4.4 rebounds in five games, impressing new head coach Fred Hoiberg. On October 30, the Bulls tried McDermott's rookie scale contract, extending the deal through the 2016-2017 season.

McDermott's summer League form carried over into the regular season, with Hoiberg getting a lot of game time off the bench. He averaged 7.3 points per game in the first three games of the season, boosting the number to 10.2 over the first five games against the Charlotte Hornets on November 1 and 17. On November 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, his stellar play off the bench earned him his first career start assignment. In a 104-98 victory over the Thunder, the starting small forward scored nine points in 23 minutes of action. In a 111-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, he scored a career-high 18 points. Tony Snell was recalled into the starting line-up on November 16, bringing McDermott back to a bench position. In a 116-106 victory over the Toronto Raptors on February 19, 2016, he scored a career-high 30 points off the bench. In a 109–107 victory over the Toronto Raptors on March 14, he had his second 20+ points game of the season with a team-high 29 points off the bench. He scored 25 points against the Brooklyn Nets in his third straight game with 20+ points, tying a career-high five three-pointers tying a career-high five three-pointers.

The Bulls used their fourth-year team option on McDermott's rookie scale deal on October 28, 2016, extending the deal through the 2017-18 season. The Bulls also acquired Chicago native Dwyane Wade, for whom McDermott graciously switched from No. 1 to No. Among other things in the offseason. From 3 to No. For the 2016–17 season, there were 1111 cases. In a 118-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers, McDermott scored a game-high 23 points off the bench in the Bulls' second game of the season. He sustained a concussion against the Brooklyn Nets on October 31 and started concussion training; on November 12, he sustained another concussion against the Washington Wizards. McDermott missed the next nine games as a result, and the Windy City Bulls of the NBA Development League signed him for conditioning on December 5. In a 95-91 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, he was activated two days later and made his return to Chicago's line-up on December 8, scoring eight points. McDermott scored his first-career double-double on yolking a career-high ten rebounds to go with 17 points in a 123-118 victory over the Toronto Raptors on January 7, 2017. In a 108-104 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on January 15, 2017, he scored a career-high 31 points.

McDermott, Taj Gibson, and an unprotected 2018 second round draft pick were traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Joffrey Lauvergne, Anthony Morrow, and Cameron Payne on February 23, 2017. McDermott had his best-scoring game with the Thunder on March 18, 2017, scoring 8 of 9 from the field, including 4 of 5 from three-point range, to win by 21 points in a 110-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

McDermott, Enes Kanter, and a 2018 second-round pick were traded to the New York Knicks in exchange for Carmelo Anthony on September 25, 2017. McDermott scored four points on 2-for-5 shooting in the Kansas City Thunder's season opener on October 19, 2017.

McDermott was acquired by the Dallas Mavericks on February 8, 2018 in a three-team trade that also included the Knicks and the Denver Nuggets. McDermott scored eight points in a 130–123 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in his debut for the Mavericks two days later. On June 27, 2018, the Mavericks extended him a qualifying bid, but later withdrew a call.

McDermott and the Indiana Pacers announced on July 6, 2018 that they had a three-year, $22 million contract. In a 121–88 victory over the Utah Jazz on November 26, he scored a season-high 21 points.

McDermott won by 152-95 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on May 1, 2021, recording a career-high tying 31 points and knocking down a season-high six 3-pointers.

McDermott signed the San Antonio Spurs on August 8, 2021, as part of a sign-and-trade contract. In a 108–119 loss to the Indiana Pacers on March 12, 2022, he sustained a right ankle injury. 's ankle sprain was diagnosed as a grade 3 ankle sprain, putting McDermott on a leash-off for the remainder of the season.

National team career

McDermott was selected by the US team to Riga, Latvia, for the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, marking the end of his freshman year at Creighton. McDermott played in all nine games and averaged 11.3 points per game on.501 shooting and 6.1 rebounds per contest, good for third on the team in both categories. The United States ended 7-2, good for fifth in the tournament.

McDermott was selected to the 2014 USA Select Team on July 22, 2014.


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