|No. 12 – Dinamo Sassari|
March 1, 1982 |
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
(Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)
|NBA Draft||2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall|
|League||Lega Basket Serie A|
|Orlando Magic (2005–2007)
Indiana Pacers (2007–2010)
Portland Trail Blazers (2010)
Dinamo Sassari (2010–present)
Travis Lyle Diener (pronounced: DEE-nuhr, /ˈdiːnər/ , born March 1, 1982 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) is an American professional basketball player who formerly played in the NBA. In August 2010, he was signed by Dinamo Sassari (Italian Lega A). He plays on the team with his cousin Drake Diener.
Diener played collegiately at Marquette University, and was a member of the Golden Eagles team that reached the NCAA Tournament Final Four in 2003. Diener was one of three future NBA players from that Golden Eagles team; the others were Dwyane Wade and Steve Novak.
Diener's family has a storied basketball history, with many of his relatives coaching or playing at prominent universities:
- His sister Brittney played basketball for NCAA D-II Lewis University.
- His sister Rachel played basketball for Saint Louis University.
- His cousin Drake played basketball for DePaul University.
- His cousin Drew played basketball for Saint Louis University and is currently the head coach of the men's basketball team at Cardinal Stritch University.
- His cousin Derek played basketball and handball at West Point.
- His cousin Shane Grube was a walk-on guard at Marquette University before transferring to D-III Lakeland College[disambiguation needed].
- His high school (Goodrich High School) basketball coach was his uncle Dick Diener.
- Another uncle, Tom Diener, is the former boys basketball coach at Milwaukee Vincent, where he won five state titles, tied for the most of any coach in Wisconsin high school basketball history. He currently is the head coach at Milwaukee Hamilton High School.
In high school, Travis Diener was a USA Today Player of the Year: 2000 All-America High School Baseball as a pitcher and a shortstop.
NBA career statistics
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- Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies Box Score
- "Trail Blazers sign Travis Diener" (Press release). Portland Trail Blazers. March 3, 2010. Retrieved March 3, 2010.
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com
- Travis Diener at Basketball-Reference.com
- Lega Basket Serie A Player Profile