Marquis Devante Teague (born February 28, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for Jeonju KCC Egis of the Korean Basketball League. He was one of the top-rated high school basketball players in the class of 2011.
Marquis Teague with the Brooklyn Nets
|No. 25 – Jeonju KCC Egis|
|League||Korean Basketball League|
|Born||February 28, 1993|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Pike (Indianapolis, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29th overall|
|Selected by the Chicago Bulls|
|2014–2016||Oklahoma City Blue|
|2017||Fort Wayne Mad Ants|
|2018–present||Jeonju KCC Egis|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school careerEdit
In the first game of the 2011–12 season and his career as a Wildcat, Teague started and scored 16 points on 7 of 12 shooting. One of Teague's best performances of the season came against the Portland Pilots, a game where he scored 14 points, had a career high of eight assists, and a career high of 4 steals, all while committing no turnovers and shooting 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Against the Louisville Cardinals, Teague scored just 4 points on 1 of 8 shooting, but did dish out 5 assists and played good defense on Louisville point guard Peyton Siva, who shot 2 of 13 from the field. Teague helped Kentucky win their 8th national championship.
On October 24, 2014, Teague was traded, along with a 2019 second-round pick, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Casper Ware. Three days later, he was waived by the 76ers. On November 1, 2014, he was selected by the Oklahoma City Blue with the ninth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Development League draft.
On November 3, 2015, Teague was reacquired by the Blue. Teague played for the OKC Blue of the NBDL in the 2015–16 season. He averaged 15.2 points a game, 30.8 minutes a game, 5.7 field goals made, 14.2 for the field goals attempted, .726% free throw percentage, 0.9 threes a game, 2.5 threes attempted, 34% three point percentage, 3 fts made, 0.4 off rebounds, 2.5 rebounds, 5.7 assists, 0.8 in steals a game, 0.3 blocks, 3 turnovers a game.
On July 17, 2016, Teague signed with Ironi Nahariya of the Israeli League. On October 31, he was waived by Nahariya and on November 26, he signed in Russia with Avtodor Saratov of the VTB United League. On March 2, 2017, Teague was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.
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|
Teague is the son of Shawn and Carol Teague. He has four siblings, including Jeff, the starting point guard of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Shawn played for Norm Stewart at the University of Missouri before transferring to Boston University, where he finished his career playing for Rick Pitino; he, like both sons, was an Indiana All-Star following his senior season of high school basketball.
- Taylor, Corey (July 14, 2010). "Future Kentucky Wildcats Michael Gilchrist and Marquis Teague Win Gold". BleacherReport.com. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
- "Marquis Teague Recruiting Profile". Rivals.com. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
- "No. 4-rated junior Marquis Teague commits to Kentucky". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 22, 2010. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
- "UK's starting five opts for draft". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. April 18, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- "Bulls Assign Teague to Iowa Energy". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 3, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2013.
- "Bulls Recall Teague from D-League". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
- "Chicago Bulls assign Marquis Teague". InsideHoops.com. December 26, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
- "Bulls Recall Guard Marquis Teague". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 15, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Nets Acquire Marquis Teague From Chicago". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- "Sixers Acquire Marquis Teague And Future Second-round Draft Pick". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 24, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Sixers Announce 2014-15 Opening Night Roster". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. October 27, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Oklahoma City Blue Selects Six in NBA D-League Draft". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. November 1, 2014. Archived from the original on November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Oklahoma City Blue Announces Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. November 3, 2015. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
- Obradovic, Igor (July 17, 2016). "Ironi Nahariya lands Marquis Teague". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
- "Avtodor Saratov adds Marquis Teague and Vince Hunter". Sportando.com. November 26, 2016. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
- "Mad Ants Finalize Trade with Blue". NBA.com. March 2, 2017. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
- "2017 NBA G League Expansion Draft Results". NBA.com. August 23, 2017. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
- "Marquis Teague signs with Jeonju KCC". Sportando. Retrieved August 31, 2018.
- Tipton, Jerry. "Teague says 'dynasty' possible at UK | KentuckySports.com". Kentucky.com. Retrieved August 26, 2010.
- Jenkins, Lee (February 17, 2012). "Teague family at heart of hoops' little-man revolution". SI.com. Retrieved February 17, 2012.