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Langston Galloway (born December 9, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Saint Joseph's University.

Langston Galloway
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Galloway with the Knicks in October 2015
No. 9 – Detroit Pistons
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 27)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolChristian Life Academy
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
CollegeSaint Joseph's (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015Westchester Knicks
20152016New York Knicks
2016–2017New Orleans Pelicans
2017Sacramento Kings
2017–presentDetroit Pistons
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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High school careerEdit

Galloway attended Christian Life Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he was a two-time District 7 1-A Player of the Year. As a junior in 2008–09, he averaged 21.3 points, five rebounds and three assists per game. As a senior in 2009–10, he averaged 26.2 points, five assists and five steals per game as he helped CLA win the Class 1A title and earned Class 1A All-State first team honors.[1]

College careerEdit

In his freshman season at Saint Joseph's, Galloway earned Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team and Philadelphia Big 5 Rookie of the Year honors. He was also named the Hawks' Co-MVP as he shared the John P. Hilferty Award with Carl Jones. In 33 games, he averaged 12.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.7 steals in 34.3 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his sophomore season, he was named to the All-Atlantic 10 second team and All-Big 5 first team. In addition, he received the John P. Hilferty Award as SJU's MVP for the second straight year. In 34 games, he averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.0 steals in 35.7 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his junior season, he was named to the inaugural All-State NABC Good Works Team for his community involvement while also being named to the All-Big 5 second team. In 32 games, he averaged 13.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals in 35.7 minutes per game.[1][2]

In his senior season, he was named to the All-Atlantic 10 first team, All-Big 5 first team, NABC All-District 4 first team, and the Atlantic 10 All-Championship team for the conference champion Hawks. He was also co-recipient of the John P. Hilferty Award as SJU's MVP, earning Most Valuable honors for the third time. In 34 games, he averaged 17.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 36.2 minutes per game.[1][2]

Galloway finished his college career as the second all-time leading scorer in Hawk history (after Jameer Nelson) with 1,991 points, as well as the all-time leader in career three-pointers with 343.[1]

Professional careerEdit

New York Knicks and Westchester Knicks (2014–2016)Edit

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Galloway spent Summer League and preseason with the New York Knicks.[3][4] He joined New York's NBA Development League affiliate team, the Westchester Knicks, in November.[5] After two months with Westchester, he was called-up by New York on January 7, 2015, who signed him to a 10-day contract.[6] He made his NBA debut that night, recording seven points, two rebounds, three assists and one steal in a 101–91 loss to the Washington Wizards.[7] He made his second appearance for the Knicks the following night, scoring 19 points in a 120–96 loss to the Houston Rockets.[8] He signed a second 10-day contract with the Knicks on January 17,[9] and then a partially guaranteed, two-year deal on January 27.[10][11] On April 13, he scored a career-high 26 points and hit all six of his 3-pointer attempts in a 112–108 win over the Atlanta Hawks.[12] At the season's end, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie second team, becoming the first undrafted player in Knicks history to make an NBA All-Rookie team.[13]

By mid-November of the 2015–16 season, Galloway led the team and ranked fourth in the NBA in fourth-quarter minutes played, having earned trust and faith from coach Derek Fisher.[14] He was also among the NBA's leaders in 3-point field goal percentage over the first three weeks of the season.[15] On January 26, 2016, he scored a season-high 21 points in a 128–122 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.[16][17] He appeared in all 82 games for the Knicks in 2015–16.[17]

New Orleans Pelicans (2016–2017)Edit

On July 21, 2016, Galloway signed with the New Orleans Pelicans.[18] On November 19, he scored 23 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in a 121–116 overtime win over the Sacramento Kings.[19] On December 5, he hit six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 26 points in a 110–108 double-overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.[20]

Sacramento Kings (2017)Edit

On February 20, 2017, Galloway was traded alongside Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield and 2017 first round and second round draft picks to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi.[21]

Detroit Pistons (2017–present)Edit

On July 6, 2017, Galloway signed a three-year, $21 million contract with the Detroit Pistons.[22][23][24] The 2017–18 season saw Galloway record the lowest field-goal and 3-point percentages of his career, as well as the lowest average minutes of career.[24] He appeared in just 58 games, with him not playing in 12-of-14 games from March 7 to April 4.[24] On December 12, he scored a season-high 18 points in a 103–84 loss to the Denver Nuggets.[24][25]

On December 9, 2018, Galloway scored a season-high 24 points in a 116–108 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.[26]

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

NBAEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 New York 45 41 32.4 .399 .352 .808 4.2 3.3 1.2 .3 11.8
2015–16 New York 82 7 24.8 .393 .344 .754 3.5 2.5 .9 .3 7.6
2016–17 New Orleans 55 0 20.4 .374 .377 .769 2.2 1.2 .7 .1 8.6
2016–17 Sacramento 19 2 19.7 .404 .475 .917 1.8 1.5 .3 .1 6.0
2017–18 Detroit 58 2 14.9 .371 .344 .805 1.6 1.0 .6 .1 6.2
2018–19 Detroit 80 4 21.8 .388 .355 .844 2.1 .5 .1 .1 8.4
Career 339 56 22.4 .387 .359 .799 2.6 1.7 .7 .2 8.2

CollegeEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010–11 Saint Joseph's 33 33 34.3 .399 .392 .887 5.5 2.9 1.7 .5 12.8
2011–12 Saint Joseph's 34 33 35.7 .488 .466 .785 4.5 2.2 1.0 .6 15.5
2012–13 Saint Joseph's 32 32 35.7 .414 .394 .772 3.6 2.3 1.4 .3 13.8
2013–14 Saint Joseph's 34 34 36.2 .444 .443 .826 4.3 1.6 1.1 .5 17.7
Career 133 132 35.5 .438 .426 .821 4.5 2.2 1.3 .5 15.0

Personal lifeEdit

Galloway is the son of Larry and Jeralyn Galloway. His uncle, Geoff Arnold, was his assistant coach at Saint Joseph's.[1][27]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "#10 Langston Galloway". sjuhawks.com. Retrieved September 10, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Langston Galloway Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 10, 2014.
  3. ^ "Knicks Sign Langston Galloway and Travis Wear". NBA.com. September 9, 2014. Retrieved September 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "Knicks Waive Galloway & Vandenberg". NBA.com. October 25, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  5. ^ "Westchester Knicks Finalize Inaugural Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  6. ^ "Knicks Call Up Langston Galloway from Westchester Affiliate". NBA.com. January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2015.
  7. ^ "Knicks set record with 13th straight loss, 101-91 to Wizards". NBA.com. January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2015.
  8. ^ "Harden has 25 points, Rockets hand Knicks 14th straight loss". NBA.com. January 8, 2015. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  9. ^ "Knicks Sign Langston Galloway to Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. January 17, 2015. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
  10. ^ "Knicks Sign Langston Galloway for Remainder of Season". NBA.com. January 27, 2015. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  11. ^ Myron, Chuck (January 27, 2015). "Knicks Re-Sign Langston Galloway". HoopsRumors.com. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  12. ^ "Galloway scores 26 points, Knicks stun Hawks 112-108". NBA.com. April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  13. ^ "Langston Galloway Named to NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team". NBA.com. May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  14. ^ Dubin, Jared (November 16, 2015). "The Langston Galloway Story Keeps Getting Better for NY Knicks". BleacherReport.com. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  15. ^ Begley, Ian; Youngmisuk, Ohm (July 6, 2016). "Sources: Langston Galloway agrees to contract with Pelicans". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  16. ^ "Durant scores season-high 44, Thunder beat Knicks in OT". NBA.com. January 26, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Langston Galloway 2015-16 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  18. ^ "Pelicans Sign Free Agents Hill, Moore and Galloway". NBA.com. July 21, 2016. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
  19. ^ "Davis, Pelicans edge Hornets in OT for 2nd straight win". ESPN.com. November 19, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  20. ^ "Gasol, Grizzlies outlast Pelicans, 110-108 in double OT". ESPN.com. December 5, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  21. ^ "Kings Acquire Hield, Evans, Galloway, and 2017 Draft Selections". NBA.com. February 20, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
  22. ^ Langlois, Keith (July 6, 2017). "Pistons check off several needs with addition of Langston Galloway". NBA.com. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  23. ^ "Pistons sign Langston Galloway". InsideHoops.com. July 6, 2017. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  24. ^ a b c d Khan, Ansar (August 22, 2018). "Langston Galloway in battle for minutes after disappointing season". mlive.com. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  25. ^ "Jamal Murray scores 28, Nuggets rout slumping Pistons". ESPN.com. December 12, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  26. ^ "Holiday scores 37 points, Pelicans beat slumping Pistons". ESPN.com. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  27. ^ "Interview with the Galloways". HawkHillHardwood.com. November 17, 2009. Retrieved September 9, 2014.

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