Dezmond is an outstanding shooter, who moved up last year from JV to varsity and should see extensive playing time as a junior this season. Overall, he guided the 19-20 Orange and Black to new heights with a 23-10 record, All-West Coast Conference awards and a thrilling four-overtime victory against rival Saint Mary's that paved the way for Stoudamire to be named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Dezmond Stoudamire (5'10", Class of 2015), Patrick Jr's younger brother, plays basketball for Centennial High School in Gresham and the Elite24 AAU program. He's a great person to have in my life, coach and male role model." He threw me a lob and it went out of bounce, but it was a perfect pass.

We had conversations about finances, marital and relationship advice and being a professional. On February 13, 1998, he was traded by the Raptors along with Walt Williams and Carlos Rogers to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Kenny Anderson, Alvin Williams, Gary Trent, two first-round draft picks, a second-round draft pick and cash considerations.

Damon Stoudamire enters his fifth season as Pacific men's basketball's head coach in 2020-21 on the heels of one of the most successful seasons in program history. In March 2016, Stoudamire left Memphis to take over the head coaching position for the Pacific Tigers men's basketball team. border-color: #ffffff; The Lambert varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral tournament game against Kell (Marietta, GA) by a score of 80-65.

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After that, he served as an assistant at Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis, and the University of Arizona before settling down as the head coach of the Pacific Tigers men’s basketball team. text-decoration: none !important;

} Damon Stoudamire Jr. Damon and Natasha have been blessed with two sons, Damon Stoudamire Jr. and Brandon Stoudamire. I foresee Pacific men's basketball competing for WCC titles as Damon builds the program the right way. Damon Stoudamire. Damon Stoudamire Jr.. To follow this profile, please let us know your relationship to To explain, Stoudamire took up a coaching position as director of player development for Rice University. Further, his birth sign is Virgo. Thus, he might eventually fulfill his dreams of becoming an NBA champion. This game is part of the "2018 GHSA Boys State Basketball Tournament - AAAAAAA". Damon Stoudamire enters his fifth season as Pacific men's basketball's head coach in 2020-21 on the heels of one of the most successful seasons in program history. Damon Lamon Stoudamire was born to Willie Stoudamire and Liz Washington on September 3, 1973, in Portland, Oregon. Stoudamire wanted the Blazers to work out a sign-and-trade deal whereby he would end up with the Houston Rockets, but since this would have required Portland to take one of Houston's overpaid players in return and the team, at that time, had a relatively high payroll, Portland management decided to go in another direction with players like Travis Outlaw and Sebastian Telfair. He taught me how to play at the size that we are. A bit lesser known are Stoudamire cousins Patrick Jr. and Antoine, the older brother of Salim Stoudamire.

As good of a player he was, he is going to be an even better coach. } The Lambert varsity basketball team won Friday's home conference game against Milton (GA) by a score of 87-56. The Lambert varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral non-conference game against Cardinal Newman (Columbia, SC) by a score of 62-61. /* ----------------------------------------- */ He saw what we couldn't see and saw the floor so well. [13], His stint with the Portland Trail Blazers was marred by several marijuana related incidents including one during the 2002–03 season where, with then-starting power forward Rasheed Wallace, his yellow Hummer was pulled over on I-5 for speeding and driving under the influence of marijuana. Currently, Damon is 46 years old. It's still early for this talented prospect, but we very much look forward to seeing what Dez has to offer in the 2013-2014 basketball season.

Former Arizona Wildcat Damon Stoudamire, who took over Pacific in 2016, will be under contract with the program until '26. Damon started his coaching role as soon as he quit his playing one.

Later on, he played for Memphis Grizzlies. On February 3, 2008, he agreed to a contract with the San Antonio Spurs.

He has a great mind as shown by the success he had playing at the very highest level. The Lambert varsity basketball team lost Friday's home conference game against West Forsyth (Cumming, GA) by a score of 80-77. The Lambert varsity basketball team lost Wednesday's neutral playoff game against Meadowcreek (Norcross, GA) by a score of 56-47. However, Stoudamire was widely criticized by the NBA Players Association for the drug test, who claimed that NBA players may only submit to such tests as prescribed by the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). text-decoration: none !important; Subseqeuntly, he went on to play three seasons for the team averaging 19.6 points, 8.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per game. [3][4] On January 28, the buyout was completed and Stoudamire was placed on waivers. During his playing career, Damon played in 13 NBA seasons and is counted as one of the most talented point guards in the History of American Basketball. [15] Blazers president Steve Patterson announced that he wanted to void Stoudamire's contract, but did not find a provision in the contract that would allow him to do so.[15]. The famous African-American NBA star Damon was born in Portland, Oregon. /* ----------------------------------------- */. [14] In July 2003, after his third arrest for marijuana possession, he was fined $250,000 and was suspended by the team for three months. Relatives: Cousins Salim Stoudamire, Terrence Jones. Despite the criticism, no official action was taken by the union against Stoudamire for his participation in the test. In his first season at the helm in 2016-17, Stoudamire helped the Orange and Black register their first-ever West Coast Conference tournament victory, as the Tigers beat Pepperdine to advance to the second round of the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stoudamire played point guard for the Arizona Wildcats and legendary coach, Lute Olson. Portland Trail Blazers Instagram: 1.8 million followers. padding-top: 0 !important;

[4] According to Stoudamire's agent, Stoudamire was to sign with the Spurs.[4]. Dez will be playing in the ScoutsFocus Elite 80 Fall Showcase in Bellevue, WA on August 25th. The same season, on April 15, he shot an NBA record 21 3-point attempts, making only 5 of them. He’s not in it for the money but (instead) to help kids and get them where they want to be. color: #d74247 !important; Stoudamire was born to Willie Stoudamire and Liz Washington in Portland, Oregon; he was the only child, with three stepsisters; his parents never married. Stoudamire scored his career-high 45 points at Stanford University on January 14, 1995. To be precise, the 46-year-old would have made $142.4 million in today’s exchange rate. After his freshman year, Patrick Jr. quit basketball to focus on football, and he was later signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers. Furthermore, he grew up with his brother, Cam Stoudamire. Among various sports around the world, tennis is one of the most popular individual sports.

He understands situations. .vc_col-has-fill>.vc_column-inner { He is very basketball-minded. He was a good shooter, great competitor, overcame lack of size and had a big heart." Portland basketball is known in part for its extended family of Stoudamires, the most well-known among them cousins and former NBA players Damon and Salim Stoudamire.

There, Stoudamire was a star for his college team as he broke several records. Expectations were high for the 5 feet 10 point guard to replicate his form and help the Trail Blazers win a Championship. An independent testing laboratory reported back the result that he was indeed clean. Moreover, the couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony where only close family and friends were invited. However, the 46-year-old embarked on a new journey after his retirement and is now the head coach of the Pacific Tigers men’s basketball team. padding: 0 !important; Stoudamire had a noteworthy rookie season with the Toronto Raptors, being the team's first ever draft pick, and averaging 9.3 assists and 19 points per game. The Lambert varsity basketball team won Wednesday's neutral playoff game against South Forsyth (Cumming, GA) by a score of 56-44.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Since getting to marriage to till date, they share strong love and affection for each other. As a result, much was left to be desired.       Division regular season champion His birth sign is Virgo. color: #e34444 !important; I have taken all of his advice in. He is also on the 2015 Watch List at 5151 .m-b-none { He’s a great guy that wants the best for everyone. During his collegiate playing days, Stoudamire led the Wildcats to a 101-24 record, the 1994 and 1995 Pac-10 Conference championships and a 1994 NCAA Final Four appearance. Later on, he worked as an assistant coach for Memphis and Arizona. The Raptors finished that year and his rookie season with 21 wins and 61 losses. /* Content Template: Blogs - start */ Watch Damon Stoudamire Jr's videos and check out their recent activity on Hudl "Damon is going to do a great job with the Pacific men's basketball team. His knowledge, worth ethic, ability to communicate and his feel for the game set him apart.” - John Calipari; University of Kentucky head coach, 3x Naismith College Coach of the Year, 2015 Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee

} It is currently held by Donovan Mitchell, who made 187 threes in his rookie season. Not only in Basketball, but Stoudamire was also a known football player in his college days as he played for the Arizona Wildcats football team. “Damon Stoudamire is a coach I would love to play for because of his ability to make adjustment on offense and defense. In his two seasons in Tucson, he helped lead the Wildcats to back-to-back 30-win seasons, two Pac-12 regular-season titles, one Pac-12 Conference Tournament crown and back-to-back NCAA Elite Eight appearances while helping give rise to 2013-14 Pac-12 Rookie of the Year and the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft- Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic. margin-bottom: 0; font-weight: 700;

Stoudamire was raised by his mother, Liz, and his grandmother, Wanda Stoudamire-Matthews.[2]. padding: 12px 20px !important; border-width: 0px; In his initial NBA season in 1995-96, Stoudamire averaged 19.0 points, a career-best 9.3 assists and 4.0 rebounds on his way to Rookie of the Year honors. But, unfortunately, the intel on Brandon is very scarce. Box Score. He stayed in the club for 3 years. Stoudamire finished his collegiate career ranked fifth on the Arizona career scoring list with 1,849 points, and his 663 career assists were the second-most in the Lute Olson era.

© 2020 Pacific Tigers. Pacific got a rising star in the business." His knowledge, worth ethic, ability to communicate and his feel for the game set him apart.”