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Chris Douglas-Roberts

Chris Douglas Roberts (born January 8, 1987) is the CEO and President[1][2] of DCTG Media Agency and a former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of Memphis.

Chris Douglas-Roberts
Chris Douglas-Roberts 2011.jpg
Douglas-Roberts in 2011
Personal information
Born (1987-01-08) January 8, 1987 (age 32)
Detroit, Michigan
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolCass Technical (Detroit, Michigan)
Northwestern (Detroit, Michigan)
CollegeMemphis (2005–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the New Jersey Nets
Playing career2008–2016
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Career history
20082010New Jersey Nets
2010–2011Milwaukee Bucks
2011–2012Virtus Bologna
2012Texas Legends
2012–2013Dallas Mavericks
2013Texas Legends
2013–2014Charlotte Bobcats
2014–2015Los Angeles Clippers
2016Texas Legends
Career highlights and awards

High school careerEdit

Douglas-Roberts played high school basketball at Cass Technical High School and Northwestern High School. He played for Cass Tech in 2003 and 2004 averaging 28 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. After the 2004 season he transferred to Northwestern where he saw limited time due to transfer rules and didn't join the team until the second semester. He finished the season averaging 13.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Douglas-Roberts was listed as the No. 26 shooting guard and the No. 75 player in the nation in 2005.[3]

College careerEdit

 
Douglas-Roberts in the 2008 NCAA Tournament Final Four.

During his freshman season he played in 34 games starting 25. He finished the season averaging 8.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game. Because of his great play he was on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. During his sophomore season he started all 35 games he played in. He led the Tigers with 15.4 points per game and received many honors including All-Conference USA first team and Associated Press All-America honorable mention among others. During his junior year, he helped the Tigers reach the 2008 NCAA Tournament, averaging 23.3 points over six games as the Tigers finished in second place, losing in the National Championship game to the Kansas Jayhawks 75–68 in overtime. In the last 1:15 of regulation in the game, Douglas-Roberts became a key factor in the team's loss, by missing a jump shot and three free throws, which helped allow Kansas to tie the game. At the end of the season he earned first-team All-American honors. He finished his college career with 1,545 points.

Professional careerEdit

NBAEdit

On April 18, 2008, Douglas-Roberts announced that he would be declaring for the 2008 NBA draft.[4] He was selected by the New Jersey Nets with the 40th overall pick, and on July 9, 2008, the Nets officially signed him.

On June 25, 2010, Douglas-Roberts was traded by the Nets to the Milwaukee Bucks for a 2012 second round pick.[5]

ItalyEdit

In September 2011, Douglas-Roberts joined Virtus Bologna of Italy.[6]

Back to NBAEdit

On October 1, 2012, Douglas-Roberts signed with the Los Angeles Lakers,[7] but was waived on October 22.[8] On October 27, Douglas-Roberts signed with the Dallas Mavericks along with center Melvin Ely,[9] however, the two were waived the next day.[10] On November 1, 2012, he was acquired by the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League.[11]

On December 23, 2012, he re-signed with the Dallas Mavericks.[12] On January 6, 2013, he was waived by the Mavericks.[13][14]

In July 2013, Douglas-Roberts joined the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2013 NBA Summer League.[15] On October 2, 2013, he signed with the New York Knicks.[16] However, he was later waived by the Knicks on October 25, 2013.[17]

In November 2013, Douglas-Roberts was re-acquired by the Texas Legends.[18] On December 11, 2013, he signed with the Charlotte Bobcats.[19] On April 14, 2014, he hit a buzzer-beater to lift the Bobcats over the Atlanta Hawks, 95-93.[20]

On September 3, 2014, Douglas-Roberts signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.[21]

On January 15, 2015, Douglas-Roberts was acquired by the Boston Celtics in a three-team trade also involving the Phoenix Suns.[22] Three days later, he was waived by the Celtics.[23]

On September 18, 2015, Douglas-Roberts signed with New Orleans Pelicans.[24] However, he was later waived by the Pelicans on October 23 after appearing in five preseason games.[25] On February 29, 2016, he was reacquired by the Texas Legends.[26]

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 New Jersey 44 3 13.3 .460 .250 .823 1.1 1.2 .3 .2 4.9
2009–10 New Jersey 67 38 25.8 .445 .259 .847 3.0 1.4 .8 .3 9.8
2010–11 Milwaukee 44 12 20.1 .429 .326 .831 2.0 1.1 .7 .3 7.3
2012–13 Dallas 6 0 10.5 .357 .000 .700 .8 .7 .3 .0 2.8
2013–14 Charlotte 49 8 20.7 .440 .386 .805 2.4 1.0 .6 .3 6.9
2014–15 L.A. Clippers 12 0 8.6 .238 .143 1.000 1.0 .3 .1 .0 1.6
Career 222 61 19.7 .439 .329 .831 2.1 1.1 .6 .2 7.1

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014 Charlotte 4 0 17.5 .688 .500 .857 2.0 .5 .0 .0 9.5
Career 4 0 17.5 .688 .500 .857 2.0 .5 .0 .0 9.5

PersonalEdit

Douglas-Roberts has multiple tattoos on his neck and arms. One on the side of his neck is of his mother, one on the back of his neck has his initials (CDR), and one on his arm has verses 1–3 of Psalm 37 from the Bible. He taps the arm tattoo three times before shooting a free throw.[27]

Douglas-Roberts suffered a retina tear in his eye during the 2010–11 pre-season. He began wearing protective eyewear after the surgery.[28]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Devine, Dan (November 17, 2017). "Ex-NBA wing now 'vibrating with an unconditional love' as 'Supreme Bey'". dctgmgmt.com. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "CEO & PRESIDENT, $UPREME BEY, FINISHES THE YEAR OFF WITH SOME PHILANTHROPIC WORK IN MEMPHIS". dctgmgmt.com. December 24, 2018. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "Chris Douglas-Roberts Recruiting Profile". Rivals.com. April 18, 2008. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  4. ^ "Douglas-Roberts joins Memphis teammate Rose in entering the NBA draft". ESPN.com. April 18, 2008. Retrieved April 18, 2008.
  5. ^ "Bucks Acquire Douglas-Roberts in Trade with Nets". NBA.com. June 25, 2010. Archived from the original on December 16, 2014. Retrieved June 25, 2010.
  6. ^ "Virtus Bologna, ufficiale l'ingaggio di Chris Douglas-Roberts". Sportando.com. September 10, 2011. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
  7. ^ "Lakers Sign Chris Douglas-Roberts". NBA.com. October 1, 2012. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  8. ^ "Lakers Waive Chris Douglas-Roberts and Greg Somogyi". NBA.com. October 22, 2012. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  9. ^ "Dallas Mavericks sign Chris Douglas-Roberts and Melvin Ely". InsideHoops.com. October 27, 2012. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  10. ^ "Dallas Mavericks waive Chris Douglas-Roberts and Melvin Ely". InsideHoops.com. October 28, 2012. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2012.
  11. ^ "Full List of 2012 Returning, Affiliate and Local Tryout Players Invited to NBA D-League Training Camps". NBA.com. Archived from the original on December 18, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  12. ^ "Chris Douglas-Roberts Signs with Dallas Mavericks, Becomes Year's Fifth GATORADE Call-Up". NBA.com. December 23, 2012. Archived from the original on December 10, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  13. ^ "Mavericks waive Chris Douglas-Roberts". InsideHoops.com. January 6, 2013. Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  14. ^ "Mavs request waivers on Douglas-Roberts". NBA.com. January 6, 2013. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  15. ^ "Lakers 2013 Summer League Roster". NBA.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  16. ^ "Knicks sign Chris Douglas-Roberts, waive Justin Brownlee". InsideHoops.com. October 2, 2013. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  17. ^ "Knicks waive Ike Diogu, C.J. Leslie, Josh Powell, Jeremy Tyler, Chris Douglas-Roberts". InsideHoops.com. October 25, 2013. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 25, 2013.
  18. ^ "Legends Complete Three Trades, Finalize Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. November 4, 2013. Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  19. ^ "Cats Sign Chris Douglas-Roberts, Waive James Southerland". NBA.com. December 11, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  20. ^ "Notebook: Bobcats 95, Hawks 93". NBA.com. April 14, 2014. Archived from the original on April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
  21. ^ "Clippers Sign Chris Douglas-Roberts and Ekpe Udoh". NBA.com. September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
  22. ^ "Boston Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. January 15, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  23. ^ "Boston Celtics Waive Chris Douglas-Roberts". NBA.com. January 18, 2015. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  24. ^ "Pelicans Sign Adrien, Douglas-Roberts, Webster". NBA.com. September 23, 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  25. ^ "Pelicans waive Sean Kilpatrick, Chris Douglas-Roberts". NBA.com. October 23, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  26. ^ "Chris Douglas-Roberts Returns to Texas Legends". OurSportsCentral.com. February 29, 2016. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  27. ^ Tim Dahlberg: Memphis one win from national championship, one loss too many from greatness. Sports Illustrated, April 6, 2008 (archived from the original)
  28. ^ "Eye injury keeps Bucks' Douglas-Roberts off the court". JSOnline.com. November 12, 2010. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2015.

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