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Marquis Daniels biography

Date of birth : 1981-01-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Orlando, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-30
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard-forward for the Sacramento Kings, NBA Draft

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Marquis Daniels is a 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m), 200 pounds (91 kg) guard-forward who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings. Daniels was an undrafted guard in the 2003 NBA Draft, yet has become a regular rotation player averaging at least 17.8 minutes per game in each one of his first six seasons.

Career history:

Dallas Mavericks (2003–2006)
Indiana Pacers (2006–2009)
Boston Celtics (2009–2011)
Sacramento Kings (2011-present)

Averaged 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 18.4 minutes per game...Made his Celtic debut against the Cavaliers (10/27) and recorded seven points and two assists...Had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb on 12/9 and missed the next 28 games...Missed one game due to personal reasons (12/7, New Jersey)...Posted a season-high 16 points against New Jersey (2/27)...PLAYOFFS: Averaged 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in 3.4 minutes per game...Recorded a postseason high of six points in six minutes against Orlando in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Taking the place of the injured Mike Dunleavy, he was the Pacers' starting shooting guard on opening night at Detroit, 10/29, and he started 31 of the team's first 34 games--including the first 25 in a row...he was the only Pacers' player to start, and score 10+ points, in each of the first 13 games of the season...beginning with back-to-back 25 point games vs. Orlando, 11/21, and at Miami, 11/22, he scored 20+ points seven times in a span of 13 appearances from 11/21 to 12/26...that stretch culminated in a season-high 28 points at Memphis the night after Christmas...that game had followed his three straight games on the sidelines with a viral infection and was the first of six straight appearances...wrapped around stints on the inactive list for a strained left groin, a sore lower back and a sprained right wrist, he played in 28 more games the rest of the season and missed the last 13 in a those 28 games, he averaged 10.9 ppg and scored 20+ points three times--including two more outings with 28 points...his 28 points at Portland, 3/4, included a steal and subsequent fast-break layup that tied the score (105-105) with just 11 seconds left...he had scored on two free throws just 8.7 seconds prior to cut the Blazers' lead to two...that steal was one of his season-best three in that game and he had three steals six times, including the Pacers' next game--a win against the Clippers in L.A., 3/7...though he sat out 28 games, he was fourth on the team with 62 steals and collected more than one theft on 18 occasions...from 1/19 to 2/18, he made 11 straight appearances off the bench, averaging 6.5 ppg and shooting 32-76 FGS (.421) as a reserve...he registered his first double-double as a member of the Pacers, and the second of his career, with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Boston, 11/1...just two games later, he had a career-best 11 rebounds and 17 points at Cleveland, 11/ that game against the Cavs, he also led the Pacers with a season-high seven all, he had four double-doubles in the season's first 13 games...he would not have 10+ rebounds again until snaring 11 to go with seven points vs. Utah, 3/ that game against the Jazz, he claimed a career-high tying five offensive rebounds...he hit that figure three other times during the season and his 80 offensive rebounds in 2008-09 were his most in a Pacers' uniform...though he played in just 54 games in 2008-09, his 248 rebounds were his most in any single season in his career and his 4.6 rpg reprented his first of better than 3.6 rpg in six NBA seasons...he averaged 2.1 apg, his highest ever for the Pacers and just the second time he has averaged two assists or more a addition to the game at Cleveland, 11/7, he also had seven assists in the Pacers' win at Washington, 12/15...for the season, he had more than three assists in 10 games and led the team in assists four times...he blocked a career-high 26 shots in 2008-09, one more than he had rejected in his first two seasons with the Pacers, and nearly double his best total (14) with the Mavericks...he tied a career-high with three blocked shots against the Memphis Grizzlies, 2/25, and that was one of just three games in which he blocked more than one shot...he had two rejections in the Pacers' win vs. Boston, 11/1, and then again in their win over the Clippers at Los Angeles, 3/7.

Averaged 18.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 3,3 apg and 2.3 steals per game as a senior...Named to the All SEC Second Team as a senior...Named team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior.


Full name Marquis Antwane Daniels
Graduated from Auburn with a degree in Sociology in just three-and-a-half years
Attended Mt. Zion Christian Academy in Florida, the same school as Tracy McGrady
Created the Q6 Foundation, which works to fight sickle cell anemia and assist children living with the disease .

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