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Dorell Wright biography

Date of birth : 1985-12-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Los Angeles, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-28
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, small forward for the Warriors, NBA Draft

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Dorell Wright is an American professional basketball small forward for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA.

Was drafted by Miami in the first round (19th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft out of South Kent Prep (CT) ... Signed with Golden State as an unrestricted free agent on July 12, 2010 ... Enters 2010-11 owning career averages of 6.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 19.5 minutes (211 regular season games over six seasons with Miami Heat) ... Has appeared in seven playoff games, owning postseason averages of 3.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.4 minutes ... Has shot better than 40.0% from the field in each of the last five seasons ... Has eight career double-doubles ... Won NBA Championship in 2006 with the Miami Heat.

2009-10 :
Appeared in 72 games (one start), averaging 7.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 20.8 minutes ... Established new career highs in points scored (510), field goals made (194), three-pointers made (61), steals (52), games played (72) and minutes (1,496) ... Shot 46.3% (194-419 FG) from the field, 38.9% (61-157 3FG) from three-point range and 88.4% (61-69 FT) from the line ... Scored in double-figures a career-high 22 times ... Career-highs 26 points, nine field goals made and six three-point field goals vs. Minnesota (2/23) ... Missed 10 games overall (seven DNP-CD, two due to team suspension and one due to injury) ... Appeared in five postseason games, averaging 5.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 22.2 minutes.

2008-09 :
Appeared in six games, averaging 3.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12.2 minutes ... Grabbed double-figure rebounds once ... Missed 49 games due to injury ... 16 games on Inactive List and recorded 11 DNP-CD ... Appeared in one first round playoff game against the Atlanta Hawks.

2007-08 :
Appeared in 44 games (34 starts), averaging career-high 7.9 points, career-high 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 25.1 minutes ... Also established a career-high in field goal percentage 48.8% (143-293 FG) ... Increased scoring average for the fourth consecutive season ... Reached double-figures in scoring 13 times ... Tallied four double-doubles ... Missed 29 games due to injury and recorded nine DNP-CD.

2006-07 :
Appeared in 66 games (19 starts), averaging 6.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 19.6 minutes ... Scored 10-or-more points 19 times including one 20-point performance ... Grabbed 10-plus rebounds six times...Four double-doubles.

2005-06 :
Appeared in 20 games (two starts), averaging 2.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 6.6 minutes ... Appeared in six games for the Florida Flame (D-League), averaging 12.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 20.7 minutes.

2004-05 :
Appeared in three games (two starts), averaging 2.3 points, 1.0 assists and 9.0 minutes ... Missed 76 games due to injury and recorded three DNP-CD.


Full name is Dorell Lawrence Wright...Nicknamed D3 by his mother and also goes by the nickname “D. Wright Way” ... Was born in Los Angeles, California ... Is the son of Ray and Stacy Wright ... Lists his parents as the people who have made a difference in his life ... Has a son, Devin Quentin Dwyane Wade ... His son was named after former teammates Quentin Richarson and Dwyane Wade who both serve as his godfather ... Would like to coach in the NBA when he is done playing ... Enjoys baseball in which he played in high school and was scouted by several major league teams before committing to play basketball ... Originally committed to play basketball at DePaul before deciding to become an early entry candidate and go straight to the NBA from prep school ... Was the first high school player to be drafted by the Heat.

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