Keyon Latwae Dooling (born May 8, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended the University of Missouri. Before joining the Grizzlies in 2013, he played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics.
Dooling with the Bucks
|Born||May 8, 1980|
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Dillard (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)|
|NBA draft||2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Orlando Magic|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|Number||1, 5, 55, 51|
|2000–2004||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2008–2010||New Jersey Nets|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'3" (1.91 m), 195 lbs (88 kg) point guard from the University of Missouri, Dooling was selected by the Orlando Magic with the 10th overall pick of the 2000 NBA Draft, and traded on draft day to the Los Angeles Clippers along with Corey Maggette, Derek Strong and cash for a future first-round selection.
Dooling signed with the Miami Heat for 2004–05, and returned to the team that originally selected him in the draft, the Orlando Magic, in the 2005 NBA off-season, where he was used as a backup guard, at both positions, during his three-year stint. In a January 11, 2006 game against the Seattle SuperSonics, Dooling and eventual teammate, Ray Allen were involved in a scuffle that suspended Dooling for five games and Allen for three.
In July 2008, Dooling was re-signed by the Magic then traded to the New Jersey Nets. In his first season with New Jersey, Dooling became a component to the team and flourished in the Nets' new "dribble-drive" offense. He posted career highs in points, assists, and minutes per game.
On July 19, 2010, Dooling signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.
On July 31, 2012, Dooling re-signed with the Celtics.
On September 20, 2012, Dooling was waived by the Celtics. He then became a player development coordinator for the Celtics, but on April 3, 2013, he officially came out of retirement and signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. On April 6, 2013, the Grizzlies assigned him to the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. He was recalled the next day.
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|
- "Celtics finalize trade with Bucks to acquire Dooling". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 9, 2011. Archived from the original on December 10, 2011. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
- "Celtics Re-Sign Keyon Dooling". NBA.com. July 31, 2012. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
- "Celtics Waive Dooling". NBA.com. September 20, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
- "Keyon Dooling opts to retire". bostonglobe.com. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
- Keyon Dooling on Rajon Rondo & no lessons learned during suspension
- Grizzlies sign Keyon Dooling
- Memphis Grizzlies Assign Keyon Dooling, Re-Assign Tony Wroten to NBA D-League Affiliate Reno Bighorns Archived December 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
- Grizzlies recall Keyon Dooling from D-League