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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,[1] 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.

Dan Dickau
Personal information
Born (1978-09-16) September 16, 1978 (age 41)
Portland, Oregon
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolPrairie (Brush Prairie, Washington)
College
NBA draft2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career2002–2010
PositionPoint guard
Number12, 7, 21, 2, 20, 10
Career history
20022004Atlanta Hawks
2004Portland Trail Blazers
2004Dallas Mavericks
2004–2005New Orleans Hornets
2005–2006Boston Celtics
2006–2007Portland Trail Blazers
2007–2008Los Angeles Clippers
2009Brose Baskets
2010Fort 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.[2]

He enrolled at Gonzaga University in Spokane and sat out the 1999–2000 season as a transfer, a de facto redshirt year.[3] 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.

NBA careerEdit

PlayerEdit

Dickau was selected in the first round of the 2002 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings, the 28th overall pick. He was traded eight times and wore various jersey numbers in his six-year NBA career:

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.[4][5]

On October 1, 2008, Dickau signed with the Golden State Warriors. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed per team policy.[6] 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.[7] On October 19, 2008, Dickau was waived by the Warriors. On September 23, 2009, Dickau accepted an invitation to the Phoenix Suns training camp.[8] He was waived by the Suns on October 21.[9] With the Suns, Dickau played in five preseason games.[10]

Dickau signed with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on February 16, 2010.[11]

CoachEdit

Before the beginning of the 2011–12 season, Dickau was hired by the Trail Blazers as a player development assistant.[12][13]

International careerEdit

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.[14][15]

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
2002–03 Atlanta 50 0 10.3 .412 .361 .808 .9 1.7 .3 .0 3.7
2003–04 Atlanta 23 0 6.2 .429 .300 .667 .7 .8 .4 .0 2.1
2003–04 Portland 20 0 7.6 .327 .350 .875 .5 1.0 .4 .0 2.3
2004–05 Dallas 4 0 4.0 .125 .333 .667 .3 .3 .0 .0 1.3
2004–05 New Orleans 67 46 31.0 .408 .347 .836 2.7 5.2 1.1 .1 13.2
2005–06 Boston 19 0 12.3 .370 .500 1.000 .8 2.1 .6 .1 3.3
2006–07 Portland 50 3 8.9 .358 .262 .792 .9 1.4 .3 .0 3.3
2007–08 L.A. Clippers 67 8 15.5 .419 .333 .829 1.4 2.6 .5 .0 5.3
Career 300 57 15.4 .401 .341 .831 1.4 2.5 .5 .0 5.8

Personal lifeEdit

Dickau is a Christian.[16] Dickau and his wife Heather married in the fall of 2002 and have 6 children (2 boys and 4 girls).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pac-12 Networks announces on-air talent & programming for sophomore season of men's basketball coverage., October 10, 2013
  2. ^ Bergum, Steve (April 13, 1999). "Dickau transfers to Gonzaga after starting at Washington". Spokesman-Review. p. C1.
  3. ^ Bergum, Steve (January 7, 2002). "Friendly rivals turn opponents". Spokesman-Review. p. C1.
  4. ^ Clippers sign G Dickau, October 3, 2007.
  5. ^ Clippers Sign Dan Dickau. Archived 2007-10-11 at the Wayback Machine, October 3, 2007
  6. ^ "Warriors Sign Dan Dickau". Golden State Warriors. October 1, 2008. Archived from the original on October 5, 2008.
  7. ^ "Dan Dickau game log". NBA. Archived from the original on December 26, 2008.
  8. ^ Dickau Chooses Suns Camp Over Celtics
  9. ^ Dickau And Powell Waived By Phoenix Archived 2009-10-24 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ "Dan Dickau game log". NBA. Archived from the original on March 21, 2010.
  11. ^ NBA veteran Dickau joins Ants
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "Blazers promote Greer, add Dickau". December 7, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  14. ^ Brose Baskets verpflichten Dan Dickau Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine (in German)
  15. ^ Brose Baskets verpflichten Dan Dickau (in German)
  16. ^ "Korver shooting to be like Jesus".

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