Daniel David "Dan" Dickau (born September 16, 1978) is a retired American professional basketball player who currently works as an on-air broadcaster for the Pac-12 Network, CBS Sports Network and Westwood One. He is also a co-host of the Dickau and Slim Show on Spokane's 700 ESPN with Sean "Slim" Widmer.
|Born||September 16, 1978|
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Prairie (Brush Prairie, Washington)|
|NBA draft||2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|Number||12, 7, 21, 2, 20, 10|
|2004||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2004–2005||New Orleans Hornets|
|2006–2007||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2007–2008||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2010||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
|Career highlights and awards|
Early life and collegeEdit
Born in Portland, Oregon, Dickau graduated from Prairie High School in nearby Brush Prairie, Washington. He enrolled at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1997 and played for the Huskies under head coach Bob Bender. Dickau fractured his heel 13 games into the 1998–99 season and announced his decision to transfer in April.
He enrolled at Gonzaga University in Spokane and sat out the 1999–2000 season as a transfer, a de facto redshirt year. He was a standout point guard for the Bulldogs for two seasons under head coach Mark Few, named a first team All-American his senior year in 2002.
- to the Atlanta Hawks (#12) on June 26, 2002 (on draft night for a first-round pick);
- to the Portland Trail Blazers (#7) on February 9, 2004 (Rasheed Wallace trade);
- to the Golden State Warriors (#10) on July 20, 2004 (Nick Van Exel trade);
- to the Dallas Mavericks (#21) on August 24, 2004 (Erick Dampier trade);
- to the New Orleans Hornets (#2) on December 3, 2004 (Darrell Armstrong trade);
- to the Boston Celtics (#20) on October 1, 2005 (New Orleans received a second-round draft pick);
- to the Portland Trail Blazers (for a second time, via a trade involving former teammate Theo Ratliff) (#2) on June 28, 2006 and
- to the New York Knicks (#1) on June 28, 2007 (Zach Randolph and Steve Francis trade).
For two years in a row, Dickau was traded in a draft-day trade package, first from the Celtics to the Trail Blazers, then from the Trail Blazers to the Knicks.
On December 17, 2005, as a member of the Celtics, his season was ended by a ruptured Achilles tendon sustained while playing against the Chicago Bulls. At the time, he was averaging 3.3 points per game and 2.1 assists per game. On June 28, 2006, the Celtics traded Dickau, center Raef LaFrentz and the 7th pick in the 2006 NBA draft to the Trail Blazers for center Theo Ratliff and guard Sebastian Telfair. Dickau was then sent to the Knicks along with Randolph, only to be waived when the Knicks acquired Jared Jordan. Two days later, Dickau signed with the Clippers.
On October 1, 2008, Dickau signed with the Golden State Warriors. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed per team policy. He played in two preseason games. Against the Portland Trail Blazers on October 8, Dickau played 21 minutes and scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. On October 19, 2008, Dickau was waived by the Warriors. On September 23, 2009, Dickau accepted an invitation to the Phoenix Suns training camp. He was waived by the Suns on October 21. With the Suns, Dickau played in five preseason games.
On August 12, 2008, Dickau signed with Air Avellino of the Italian League. Dickau and the team agreed to terminate his contract on September 29, 2008. he joined the Brose Baskets of the German Basketball Bundesliga in January 2009.
NBA career statisticsEdit
|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|
- Pac-12 Networks announces on-air talent & programming for sophomore season of men's basketball coverage., October 10, 2013
- Bergum, Steve (April 13, 1999). "Dickau transfers to Gonzaga after starting at Washington". Spokesman-Review. p. C1.
- Bergum, Steve (January 7, 2002). "Friendly rivals turn opponents". Spokesman-Review. p. C1.
- Clippers sign G Dickau, October 3, 2007.
- Clippers Sign Dan Dickau. Archived 2007-10-11 at the Wayback Machine, October 3, 2007
- "Warriors Sign Dan Dickau". Golden State Warriors. October 1, 2008. Archived from the original on October 5, 2008.
- "Dan Dickau game log". NBA. Archived from the original on December 26, 2008.
- Dickau Chooses Suns Camp Over Celtics
- Dickau And Powell Waived By Phoenix Archived 2009-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
- "Dan Dickau game log". NBA. Archived from the original on March 21, 2010.
- NBA veteran Dickau joins Ants
- Tokito, Mike (December 7, 2011). "Trail Blazers complete coaching staff as they hire Dan Dickau, promote Larry Greer to assistant coach". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2011-12-09.
- "Blazers promote Greer, add Dickau". December 7, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-09.
- Brose Baskets verpflichten Dan Dickau Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine (in German)
- Brose Baskets verpflichten Dan Dickau (in German)
- "Korver shooting to be like Jesus".
- Dan Dickau expanded profile at NBA.com
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
- Dan Dickau Basketball – Official Dan Dickau webpage
- Dan Dickau Basketball Academy
- Basketpedya.com Player Profile