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Encyclopedia > Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
Position Small forward
League NBA
Height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Team Orlando Magic
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born August 8, 1979 (1979-08-08) (age 27)
Flag of Louisiana Pineville, Louisiana
High school Alief Elsik High School, Houston, Texas
Draft 2nd round, 32nd overall, 1998
Seattle SuperSonics
Pro career 1998–present
Former teams Seattle SuperSonics (1998–2007)

Rashard Quovon Lewis (born August 8, 1979 in Pineville, Louisiana) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic. On July 11th, 2007 Lewis agreed to a 6-year, $126.4 million deal with the Magic, his second NBA team after 9 years with the Seattle SuperSonics. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre or meter is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Louisiana. ... Pineville is a city located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. ... Alief Elsik High School is a secondary school located in the Alief neighborhood of Houston, Texas. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... The 1998 NBA Draft took place on 24 June 1998 in General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Pineville is a city located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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High school

He was a highly touted prep player from Alief Elsik High School in Houston, Texas and also attended Killough Middle School where he is rumored to having a 70 plus point game, setting an Alief record for points. Alief Elsik High School is a secondary school located in the Alief neighborhood of Houston, Texas. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ...


NBA career

He bypassed college and opted for the 1998 NBA Draft, wherein he was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the third pick of the second round (32nd overall). His hometown's team, the Houston Rockets, declined to select Lewis with any of their three first-round picks, much to Lewis' disappointment. It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The 1998 NBA Draft took place on 24 June 1998 in General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. ...


He has since had a solid career as a forward including his first All-Star berth in the 2004-2005 season. In 2001, Lewis was selected to play for the USA in the Goodwill Games in which they won the gold medal. On October 31, 2003, Lewis scored 50 points to pass Clyde Drexler (41 points) for the most points scored in a single game while playing in Japan. Lewis holds the SuperSonics' record for most three-pointers made, having passed Dale Ellis for second place on November 22, 2005 and Gary Payton for first place on March 13, 2007, when Lewis made his 918th three-pointer in the first quarter of a game against the Detroit Pistons. Lewis will begin the 2007-08 season, his tenth, with 973 career three-pointers. The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Logo of the 2nd Games in Seattle The Goodwill Games were an international sports competition, created by Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympic Games of the 1980s. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clyde Austin Drexler (born June 22, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former National Basketball Association shooting guard. ... Dale Ellis (born August 6, 1960 in Marietta, Georgia) was a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the basketball player. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


Over his 8-year career, he holds an average of 16.6 points per game, with his career high of 22.4 points per game coming in the 2006-07 NBA season. The 2006-07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ...


Career Season Averages

 Year Team G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG 98-99 SEA 20 7 7.3 .365 .167 .571 0.7 0.6 1.3 0.2 0.4 0.0 1.00 1.00 2.4 99-00 SEA 82 8 19.2 .486 .333 .683 1.5 2.5 4.1 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.95 2.00 8.2 00-01 SEA 78 78 34.9 .480 .432 .826 1.8 5.1 6.9 1.6 1.2 0.6 1.65 2.40 14.8 01-02 SEA 71 70 36.4 .468 .389 .810 2.0 5.1 7.0 1.7 1.5 0.6 1.37 2.50 16.8 02-03 SEA 77 77 39.5 .452 .346 .820 2.0 4.6 6.5 1.7 1.3 0.4 1.86 2.70 18.1 03-04 SEA 80 80 36.6 .435 .376 .763 1.7 4.8 6.5 2.2 1.2 0.7 1.69 2.90 17.8 04-05 SEA 71 71 38.0 .462 .400 .777 1.5 3.9 5.5 1.3 1.1 0.9 1.73 2.20 20.5 05-06 SEA 78 77 36.9 .467 .384 .818 1.4 3.6 5.0 2.3 1.3 0.6 1.81 2.40 20.1 06-07 SEA 60 60 39.1 .461 .390 .841 1.5 5.1 6.6 2.4 1.1 0.6 1.97 2.40 22.4 Career 617 528 33.9 .461 .386 .801 1.7 4.2 5.8 1.7 1.2 0.5 1.59 2.40 16.6 All-Star 1 0 14.0 .143 .000 .000 1.0 3.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.00 2.00 2.0 

His mother named him after former NFL player and current sportscaster Ahmad Rashad.[1] The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Ahmad Rashad Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, raised in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St. ...


On May 25, 2007, Lewis officially opted out of the last two years of the 7-year, $60 million deal he signed before the 2003-04 season. The final 2 years of his contract is worth a guaranteed $21 million. He is now an unrestricted free agent.[2] is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The 2003-04 NBA season is the 58th season of the National Basketball Association. ...


Lewis's agent, Tony Dutt, announced on July 3, 2007 that Lewis had orally agreed to a "maximum contract" with the Orlando Magic. On July 11, 2007 , it was announced that the deal will pay Lewis a bit over $21 million per season.[3] is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Notes

  1. ^ http://broadband.nba.com/cc/playa.php?content=video&url=http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/nbacom/ahmad_tuesdays/ahmad_lewis_r_int_070306.asx&video=blank&nbasite=nba
  2. ^ Sonics forward Lewis opts for free agency, updated May 26, 2007.
  3. ^ Magic lands Rashard Lewis, updated July 11, 2007.

is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

External links

  • NBA profile
  • Career Statistics

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