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Encyclopedia > Rickey Paulding

Rickey Paulding (born on October 23, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former college basketball player for the University of Missouri. He entered the 2004 NBA Draft, and was selected by the Detroit Pistons. In his collegiate career he scored 1,200 points and grabbed 300 rebounds. He was known to be a good athlete without the ball, and and as an excellent shooter. Some even acknowledged that he could one day be a defensive stopper at the NBA level. Forever remembered by his fans for scoring 37 points and making an astounding nine threes against Dwyane Wade, Travis Diener and the Marquette Golden Eagles in the Elite 8 his junior year, he opted to return for his senior season despite first-round projections by a few anonymous "experts." Many had Mizzou as preseason favorites to reach the Final Four, but Mizzou as a team had a disappointing season, reaching only the NIT in Paulding's senior year. Since then, he was drafted 54th overall in the second round by the Detroit Pistons. In his first year of pro ball, he played for Haopel Jerusalem after averaging 12.2 points per game for the Detroit Pistons in the summer leagues. However, he was waived by the Pistons the following year and tried out for the Sacramento Kings, but failed to make the roster. Previously playing for Lyon Villeurbanne, France, he now plays for BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral [1]. October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motor City, Motown Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area    - City 370. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... The University of Missouri System is the designated public research and land-grant university system of the state of Missouri. ... 2004 NBA Draft - 24 June 2004 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft After the completion of the regular season, Emeka Okafor was named Rookie of the Year, while Ben Gordon earned the Sixth Man Award, becoming the first rookie in NBA history to do so. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. ... Travis Lyle Diener (born March 1, 1982 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA. Following a successful college career at Marquette University, he was a second round draft choice (38th overall) of the Orlando Magic in the 2005 NBA Draft. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. ...

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High school

He attended Renaissance High School in Detroit. In his senior season, he averaged 15.3 points per game, and 12 rebounds per game, and led his team to a 27-3 record. He was an honorable mention All-USA selection during that season as well. Renaissance High School is a public high school located within the city of Detroit, Michigan. ... Nickname: Motor City, Motown Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area    - City 370. ...


Awards and honors

The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to outstanding mens and womens college basketball players. ... Marquette University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 In basketball, a three-point field goal, three-pointer, three-point shot, or simply three is a field goal made from beyond the three point line, a designated semi-ellipsoid arc radiating from the basket. ...

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.eurobasket.com/team.asp?Cntry=FRA&Team=341

External links

  • Player profile

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Tigers Claw Past Cowboys 93-92 In Double OT :: Rickey Paulding has 31 points and Arthur Johnson adds 29, including the ... (827 words)
Paulding, a preseason all-American, scored 31 points Tuesday and Johnson had 29, including a pair of free throws with 30.3 seconds left in the second overtime to give Missouri a 93-92 win over sixth-ranked Oklahoma State.
Paulding flung the ball into the stands and hundreds of fans stormed the court to celebrate when a last-second jumper by Oklahoma State's John Lucas bounced off the rim, giving the Tigers (14-10, 8-5 Big 12) their fifth straight win and putting them back in contention for an NCAA tournament berth.
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Missouri's Rickey Paulding signals to a teammate after he made a three point shot Feb. 24, during the first half in Columbia, Mo. Paulding had 19 points at halftime.
Paulding was also phenomenal in the second half of the Tigers' win over Kansas State.
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