Travis Outlaw life and biography

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Travis Outlaw biography

Date of birth : 1984-09-18
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Starkville, Mississippi
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-27
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, power forward for the New Jersey Nets, NBA Draft

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Travis Outlaw is an American professional basketball player currently with the New Jersey Nets of the NBA.

Career history
Portland Trail Blazers (2003–2010)
Los Angeles Clippers (2010)
New Jersey Nets (2010-present)

CAREER:
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft… Traded along with Steve Blake and cash to the Los Angeles Clippers for Marcus Camby on 2/16/10… Signed with New Jersey as a free agent on July 14, 2010

2009-2010:
Averaged 9.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 21.5 minutes in 34 total games with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers... After appearing in 11 games with Portland, was traded from the Trail Blazers to the Clippers on 2/16/10, along with Steve Blake and cash considerations in exchange for Marcus Camby… Missed a total of 51 games due to injury, 44 games with a left foot injury in Portland and seven games in Los Angeles (three with a left foot injury and four with a strained right groin)… With the Los Angeles Clippers, appeared in 23 games, including six starts, and averaged 8.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.7 minutes… Made his Clipper debut on 2/22/10 vs. Charlotte, scoring 10 points in 16 minutes... On 2/26/10 at Phoenix, tallied 18 pts in 23 minutes of action... Made first start of the season on 3/6 at Utah finishing with eight points in 25 minutes… On 4/l2 vs. Dallas, recorded 13 points in 25 minutes... Finished with his sole double-double of the season tallying 14 points and 10 rebounds on 4/14 vs. L.A. Lakers.

2008-2009:
Averaged 12.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 27.7 minutes in 81 games (six starts)… Scored in double figures in 59 games, including 11 contests with 20+ points... Led the team in scoring six times and rebounding four times… Led Portland's bench in scoring a team high 38 times... Started six games ... Made 86 of 236 (37.7%) 3-point attempts on the year... Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in three games… Tallied two double-doubles… Led Portland in steals on 15 occasions (including ties)… Netted 22 points, including 17 in the second quarter (4-5 FG, 3-3 3-PT), March 9 vs. L.A. Lakers... Netted a team-best 23 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, in Portland's Feb. 8 win over New York... Counted a season-high 33 points (9-14 FG, 4-5 3-PT), the most by a Portland reserve since he scored 36 on April 18, 2007, to go with seven rebounds and a season-high three blocks Jan. 12 in Chicago... Tallied a team-high 18 points (8-15 FG) on opening night at L.A. Lakers...

PERSONAL:

Full name is Travis Marquez Outlaw… Served as the ambassador to the 2007 Trail Blazers Street Jam, which benefits Special Olympics Oregon… Returned to the battered Mississippi Gulf Region in August 2006 to help with the rebuilding efforts one year after Hurricane Katrina struck… Holds basketball clinics for children with asthma, which Outlaw has… Parents are John and Markeeta Outlaw… Father is assistant chief of police for the Starkville Police Department… His hometown of Starkville, Miss., declared Aug. 26 of each year Travis Outlaw Day and his high school jersey No. 25 was retired during halftime of a Starkville High School football game that evening in 2005… First dunked the ball in fifth grade… Averaged 18.7 points and 6.3 rebounds in 35.5 minutes en route to 2005 First Team All-Reebok Vegas Summer League honors.

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