Roger Mason Jr. life and biography

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Roger Mason Jr. biography

Date of birth : 1980-09-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Washington, D.C.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-21
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the New York Knicks, NBA Draft

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Roger Philip Mason, Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA.

Career history
Chicago Bulls (2002–2003)
Toronto Raptors (2003–2004)
Olympiacos (2004–2005)
Hapoel Jerusalem (2005–2006)
Washington Wizards (2006–2008)
San Antonio Spurs (2008–2010)
New York Knicks (2010–present)

Selected following junior season by Chicago in second round (31st overall) of 2002 NBA Draft…Traded by Chicago to Toronto for Rick Brunson on Dec. 16, 2003...Waived by Toronto on Dec. 16, 2004...Played in Greece (2004-05)…Played in Israel (2005-06)…Signed by Washington as free agent on Sep. 13, 2006...Signed by San Antonio as free agent on Jul. 11, 2008…Signed by New York as free agent on Aug. 10, 2010.

2009-10 (Spurs): Over 79 games (five starts), averaged 6.3 points on .389 shooting over 19.2 minutes...Went 88-264 (.333) from Downtown and was third on team in three-pointers...Had 19 double-figure scoring games (one 20-plus game)...Had seven games with at least four three-pointers...Season Highs: Points: 20 (Jan. 2 at Washington); Assists: 6* (twice); Rebounds: 6 (five times)...Season-high 20 points (7-10 FGA, 4-4 from Downtown) at Washington, Jan. 2...Tied career high with six assists, twice (Nov. 21 vs. Wizards, Apr. 14 vs. Mavs in season finale)...Logged season-high 37 minutes in starting role in season finale vs. Mavs, Apr. 14 (2 points, 6 assists, 6 rebounds)...Averaged 6.4 points over 18.5 minutes off the bench, as Spurs led NBA in bench points with 39.3 points...Missed one game due to injury (Nov. 29, strained left hamstring); DNP (CD) twice...In The Playoffs: Came off the bench in six of Spurs’ 10 post-season games vs. Mavs and Suns, with three total points (1-12 FGA) over 10.2 minutes, , ,Became free agent, Jul. 1.


Over three seasons at Virginia, averaged 13.8 points in 89 games (29.6 minutes)...Holds school record for career free throw percentage with .869 (318-366)...As a junior (2001–02), earned All-ACC Second Team honors with 18.6 points...Named to 2000-01 All-ACC Third Team as a sophomore, averaging team-high 15.7 points.


His father, Roger Mason, Sr., died of a kidney disease when Roger was 11...Has a tattoo on his left arm in his father’s honor...His stepfather, Otis Wonsley, was a running back for the Washington Redskins from 1981-85...Avid reader, lists Architectural Digest as his favorite magazine (architecture major at Virginia)...Owns a construction company – Mason Construction – in the DC area. The three-year-old company has seven employees and does both residential and commercial projects...Led Good Counsel HS in Wheaton, MD to school-record 29 wins and No. 19 ranking in USA Today Super 25 list...Each summer takes a deep-sea fishing trip out of Florida or the Bahamas.

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