Ryan Gomes life and biography

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Ryan Gomes biography

Date of birth : 1982-09-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Waterbury, Connecticut
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-25
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward for the Clippers, NBA Draft

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Ryan Gomes is an American professional basketball player. He is currently a member of the Los Angeles Clippers. Gomes is of Cape Verdean descent.

2008-09 (Minnesota):

Wrapped up his fourth NBA season (second with Minnesota) as the only Wolves player to appear in all 82 contests, extending his Ironman streak to 179 games (dating to March 2007 in Boston)...averaged a career-high 13.3 points to go with 4.8 rebounds per game… started 76 times, having a run of 63 consecutive starts ended with the Mar. 25 bench outing at Philadelphia...led the Wolves in minutes played (a career-best 2,614) while hitting 43.1% from the floor and 80.7% from the line...connected on 37.2% of his three-pointers; his 106 made treys are the second-most ever by a Wolves forward (Chuck Person sank 118 in 1992-93)...slipped to 18-for-65 (27.7%) from beyond the arc in his last 18, following a 15- game barrage at 48.3% (29-for-60)...2/20/09 vs. Indiana, scored 26 points, including the 3,000th point of his career…3/7/09 at Portland, poured in a season-high 28 points…3/13/09 vs. New York, tied a season-high with 28 points…3/27/09 at Cleveland, tied a career-high with four steals…4/7/09 at Clippers, finished with 24 points and a season-high 13 rebounds...2007-08 (Minnesota): Played in all 82 games (74 starts) in his first season with the Timberwolves...averaged 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 45.7% from the floor and a career-high 83.0% from the FT line while logging 29.7 minutes per game...finished with nine point/ rebound double-doubles, and led Minnesota in rebounding 11 times and in scoring on eight occasions...2/29/08 at Cleveland, scored his 2,000th career point…3/22/08 vs. New York, scored a game-high 26 points, one of 10 games with 20+ points during the season… 2006-07 (Boston): Averaged 12.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 31.2 minutes in 73 games (60 starts)...posted four double-doubles on the season...2005-06 (Boston): Averaged 7.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 22.6 minutes in 61 games played...scored 10+ points 22 times, with the Celtics going 13-9 in those games...recorded eight double-doubles and grabbed 10+ boards nine times...led the team in rebounding 13 times...

COLLEGE :

Finished his career as Providence’s all-time leading scorer with 2,138 points, and ranks fifth in rebounds (1,028) and sixth in double-doubles (40)... 2004-05 (Senior): Appeared in and started 31 games for Providence, averaging 21.6 points and 8.2 rebounds...named to the All- Big East First Team for the second straight season...became the second player in Providence history (Erick Murdock) to lead the Big East in scoring in league games (23.2 ppg)...named Honorable Mention All- American by the AP as a senior...scored 37 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Connecticut...2003-04 (Junior): Appeared in and started 29 games, averaging 18.9 points and 9.4 rebounds per game...named First Team All-American by the AP, USBWA and The Sporting News as a junior...named to the All-Big East First Team...2002-03 (Sophomore): Appeared in and started 32 games, averaging 18.4 points and 9.7 rebounds...named to All-Big East Second Team...led team and ranked 21st in the nation in rebounding...2001-02 (Freshman): Appeared in 24 games, starting 23, with averages of 13.8 points and 7.8 rebounds...named to Big East All-Rookie Team... Finished with the second-highest scoring average (13.8 ppg), field-goal percentage (55.9%) and rebounding average (7.8 rpg) all-time for Friar freshmen...set a freshmen record with 31 points, and recorded a game-high 12 rebounds against Miami…


PERSONAL:

Son of Teresa Gomes and John Brooks and has one younger brother, Marcellus...he and his wife, Danielle, had their first child, daughter Ryelle, in 2008...majored in Social Science at Providence...favorite sports teams are the New York Yankees and the San Francisco 49ers...was an active supporter of the Massachusetts Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports.


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