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Encyclopedia > Marcus Banks
Marcus Banks
Position Point guard
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
League NFL
Team Miami Dolphins
Jersey #5
Born November 19, 1981 (1981-11-19) (age 26)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Nationality USA
High school Cimarron-Memorial
College Dixie State College of Utah,
UNLV
Draft 13th overall, 2003
Memphis Grizzlies
Pro career 2003–present
Former teams Boston Celtics (2003–2006)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2006)
Phoenix Suns (2006–2008)

Arthur Lemarcus Banks III, commonly known as Marcus Banks (born November 19, 1981 in Las Vegas, Nevada), is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. On February 6, 2008 Banks and Shawn Marion would depart from the Phoenix Suns to the Miami Heat for the Heat's Shaquille O'Neal who is now with the Suns. Bob Cousy Point guard (PG), also called the one or the ball-handler, is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966–1969) Eastern Division (1966–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC East (1970–present) Current uniform Team colors Aqua, Coral, Navy, White Mascot T. D. Personnel Owner H. Wayne Huizenga (50%) and Stephen M. Ross (50%) General Manager... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Dixie State College of Utah (also Dixie College or the Dixie State; started by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on September 19, 1911 under the name St. ... UNLV redirects here. ... The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... This is an article about the National Basketball Association team; for the defunct World Football League team, see Memphis Southmen. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Shaquille Rashaun ONeal (pronounced sha-KEEL; born March 6, 1972), frequently referred to simply as Shaq, is an American professional basketball player, regarded as one of the most dominant in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


Banks is 6'2" (188 cm) tall and 200 lb (90 kg). He played in college for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he was Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. He was selected with the thirteenth pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies, then traded to the Celtics along with Kendrick Perkins. UNLV redirects here. ... The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... This is an article about the National Basketball Association team; for the defunct World Football League team, see Memphis Southmen. ... Kendrick Perkins (born November 10, 1984 in Nederland, Texas) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He graduated from Clifton J. Ozen High School in Beaumont, Texas in 2003. ...

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Career

UNLV

After playing two years at Dixie State College of Utah, Banks transferred to UNLV.[1] He played for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels, where he was Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Dixie State College of Utah (also Dixie College or the Dixie State; started by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on September 19, 1911 under the name St. ... The UNLV Runnin Rebels are a NCAA Division I mens basketball team who play at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...


Boston Celtics

Banks was selected as the thirteenth pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies; however, he was then traded to the Boston Celtics along with Kendrick Perkins. He was traded to the Lakers in 2004 for Gary Payton, but returned to Boston after the trade was amended following Payton's refusal to take a physical. In Boston, Banks was known for his good defense and ball handling; however, he was also known for his poor shooting and decision making. In addition, Coach Doc Rivers had high hopes for rookie Delonte West, who also played point guard. As a result, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge declined to pick up a club option on Banks. The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... This is an article about the National Basketball Association team; for the defunct World Football League team, see Memphis Southmen. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Kendrick Perkins (born November 10, 1984 in Nederland, Texas) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He graduated from Clifton J. Ozen High School in Beaumont, Texas in 2003. ... Glenn Anton Doc Rivers (born October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former professional basketball player from Marquette University who played point guard in the National Basketball Association notably for the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, and San Antonio Spurs. ... Delonte West (born July 26, 1983, in Washington, D.C.) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. // West starred at Saint Josephs University and averaged 18 points and 4. ... Daniel Ray Ainge (born March 17, 1959 in Eugene, Oregon, USA) is a former professional basketball and baseball player who played in the NBA for the Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, and Phoenix Suns, and also in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays. ...


Minnesota Timberwolves

On January 26, 2006, it was announced that Banks, Mark Blount, Ricky Davis, and Justin Reed were traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Wally Szczerbiak, Michael Olowokandi and Dwayne Jones.[2] is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mark Blount (born November 30, 1975 in Yonkers, New York) is a basketball player in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves. ... For the for US National Soccer Team and indoor soccer player, see Rick Davis. ... Justin Michael Reed (born January 16, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American professional basketball player currently with the Houston Rockets of the NBA. // Reed led the University of Mississippis Ole Miss Rebels as part of the Provine Posse, the three former Provine High School teammates who played together... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Walter Robert Wally Szczerbiak (born March 5, 1977 in Madrid, Spain) is an American basketball player for the Boston Celtics. ... Michael Olowokandi (born April 3, 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria), nicknamed The Kandi Man is a Nigerian professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. ... Dwayne Jones (born June 9, 1983, in Morgantown, West Virginia) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Cleveland Cavaliers. ...


Phoenix Suns

Banks signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 18, 2006.[3] In North American professional sports, particularly baseball, football, and basketball, a free agent is a team player whose contract with a team has expired, and the player is able to sign a contract with another team. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2007, the Suns spent training camp working Banks into a shooting-guard role when they were not seeking a trade, a tough proposition with Banks in the second year of a five-year, $21.3 million contract.


Miami Heat

On February 5, 2008, it was reported that a trade was in the works in which the Miami Heat would send Shaquille O'Neal to the Phoenix Suns in return for All-Star forward Shawn Marion and Banks. The trade was finalized on February 6, 2008. is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... Shaquille Rashaun ONeal (pronounced sha-KEEL; born March 6, 1972), frequently referred to simply as Shaq, is an American professional basketball player, regarded as one of the most dominant in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Shawn Dwayne Marion (born May 7, 1978 in Waukegan, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player currently for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He is widely regarded as one of the most versatile players in the league due to his ability to play many positions. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Marcus Banks NBA.com bio
  2. ^ Szczerbiak, Davis change teams in seven-player trade, Updated January 27, 2006
  3. ^ ESPN - Report: Suns, Banks agree to five-year deal - NBA

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