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108. Danny Granger

Drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2005 off of a solid collegiate run with both Bradley and New Mexico, Danny Granger would have three seasons in the National Basketball Association where he exceeded 20 Points per Game, and two of them had a PPG over 24. The Small Forward holds the distinction of being the only player in NBA history to grow his PPG by 5 or more annually three years in a row.  He would be named an All Star in 2009 while also being named the NBA’s most Improved Player of the Year.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New Orleans, LA)
  • Eligible Since: Monday, 17 September 2018
  • Position: Small Forward
  • Played For: Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat
  • College: Bradley
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 17th Overall in 2005
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    NBA All-Star (1) (2009)
    NBA Most Improved Player (2009)
    NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2008)
    NBA Championship Rings: (None)
    First Team All-MVC (2) (2004 & 2005)
    FIBA World Championship (1) (U.S.A., 2010)

  • Other Points of Note:

    Top Ten Finishes: Points (1) (2008-09)
    Top Ten Finishes: Points per Game (2) (2008-09 & 2009-10)
    Top Ten Finishes: Free Throw Percentage (1) (2011-12)
    Top Ten Finishes: 3-Point Field Goals (5) (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 & 2011-2012)
    Top Ten Finishes: 3-Point Field Goal Attempts (4) (2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 & 2011-2012)
    Top Ten Finishes: Box Plus/Minus (1) (2008-09)
    Top Ten Finishes: Offensive Box Plus/Minus (1) (2008-09)
    Top Ten Finishes: Usage Percentage (2) (2008-09 & 2009-10)

     

  • Notable All-time Rankings: 73. Free Throw Percentage: .848
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