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Ronnie Price biography

Date of birth : 1983-06-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Friendswood, Texas, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-13
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the Utah Jazz, NBA Draft

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Ronnie Price is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association.

Career history:

Sacramento Kings (2005–07)
Utah Jazz (2007–present)


2009-10 :
Appeared in 60 games (four starts) averaging 4.3 points, 1.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game in 13.3 minutes ... Scored in double figures six times and dished 5+ assists seven times ... Missed 19 games due to injury: 15 with a sprained left big toe (11/11-12/10), one due to left shoulder tendinitis (1/11) and three with a bruised right wrist (3/12-3/15) ... DNP-CD three times (12/12-12/14, 12/21) ... Averaged 9.3 points, 5.5 assists, 1.5 rebounds and 1.00 steals in four games as a starter ... Had season-high 14 points and six assists vs. Memphis (1/6) in first start of season ... Tallied 14 points and tied career-highs with nine assists and six rebounds at Golden State (4/13) ... Also had nine assists at Memphis (1/8) ... Scored 13 points with six assists vs. Atlanta (2/22) ... Had a career-high three steals vs. New Jersey (1/23).

Appeared in 52 games (17 starts) averaging 4.0 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game in 14.2 minutes … Led the Jazz in assists seven times and reached double-figures in scoring eight times … Averaged 8.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists as a starter … Inactive one time (3/28) for birth of daughter and DNP-CD 29 times (12/9-12/13, 12/26-12/27, 1/2-1/5, 1/16-1/24, 1/27, 2/21, 2/25, 3/1-3/4, 3/8-3/14, 3/20-3/25, 3/30, 4/2-4/3, 4/10-4/11) … Handed out 7 assists vs. LA Clippers (11/1) … Tied a career-high with 16 points in 40 minutes vs. Milwaukee (11/19) and set a new career mark with 8 assists vs. Chicago (11/24) … Had 8 points, 5 assists and 2 steals in 25 minutes at San Antonio (11/21)… Recorded 12 points, 4 assists and 3 steals vs. Sacramento (11/28)…Picked up a career high 6 rebounds vs. Detroit (1/10)…Registered a career-high 3 steals vs. Charlotte (2/2) … Had 6 points at Orlando (3/15).


Was the first player to enter the NBA directly from UVU and only the second alumnus to play in the league (other was Travis Hansen in 2003-04) … Averaged 19.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.63 steals in all 89 games (all starts) in which he played at Utah Valley State … As a senior, averaged 24.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.82 steals in all 28 games, leading UVU to a 16-12 record in its first full year of Division I competition … Would have ranked third nationally in scoring had UVU not been a provisional Division I member … Named 2005 NCAA Division I Independents Player of the Year and earned USBWA All-District 8 honors … Led the Wolverines in scoring in all but five games in 2004-05 … Reached the 30-point plateau eight times, including a season-high 36 points (27 in second half) in his final home game vs. Northern Colorado on 2/26 … Posted 35 points vs. Oral Roberts, Montana State, and UMKC … Hit six three-pointers in four contests … Named Division I Independents Player of the Week two times (12/21/05 & 3/1/05) … As a junior, averaged a team-best 20.2 points, registering 20+ points in 13 games … Scored a career-high tying 37 points vs. Northern Colorado … Also posted 37 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 steals at Western Montana … Recorded 26 points against Florida Gulf Coast in the finals of the national Provisional Independent Tournament where he earned MVP honors … Earned First Team All-Independents accolades and led the Wolverines to a 23-5 record … As a sophomore, scored a team-high 15.3 points per contest … Tallied a career-high 37 points in the Region 18 Tournament semifinal victory over the College of Southern Idaho … Named to the Region 18 All-Tournament Team and honorable mention All-Region … Averaged 11.3 points, 2.9 assists and 1.20 steals as a freshman at Nicholls State in Thibodaux, La., before transferring to UVU when it competed at the junior college level.


Full name is Ronald D’Wayne Price
Born in Friendswood, Texas
Has one younger sister, 16-year-old Chelsi
Averaged 16.0 points, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals as a senior at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas
Was named All-Conference three straight years (1999-01) and holds the school record for consecutive free throws made
Graduated on the honor roll with a 3.4 GPA
Stood just 5-7, 150 lbs. coming out of high school and was lightly recruited
Majored in Business Management at Utah Valley University
Played under former Utah and Ball State head coach Dick Hunsaker at UVU
Most memorable moment playing basketball was his last home game in college Competed in Wheelchair Charities, Inc. celebrity basketball game at Madison Square Garden in September 2006 to help raise funds for patients with paraplegic and quadriplegic injuries
Helped refurbish and donate a Reading and Learning Center while playing in Sacramento Participated in the NBA “Read to Achieve” program
Is the first player in Jazz history to wear the number 17
Wore number 7 in Sacramento in honor of former Jazz great Pete Maravich
Enjoys watching TV and talking on the phone with family and friends

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