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Rashad DeAndre Vaughn (born August 16, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for Igokea of the Adriatic League. He played college basketball for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels.

Rashad Vaughn
Rashad Vaughn 2017.jpg
Vaughn in 2017
No. 20 – Igokea
PositionShooting guard
LeagueAdriatic League
Personal information
Born (1996-08-16) August 16, 1996 (age 23)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeUNLV (2014–2015)
NBA draft2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career2015–present
Career history
20152018Milwaukee Bucks
2016Canton Charge
2016Westchester Knicks
2018Brooklyn Nets
2018Orlando Magic
2018Texas Legends
2018–2019Delaware Blue Coats
2019–presentIgokea
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

High school careerEdit

For the first three years of his high school career, Vaughn attended Robbinsdale Cooper High School in New Hope, Minnesota. As a junior in 2012–13, he averaged 28 points and nine rebounds per game. For his senior year, he transferred to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada where he averaged 19.9 points and 4.9 assists per game in 2013–14. He subsequently earned McDonald's All-American honors and Jordan Brand Classic selection.[1]

College careerEdit

After considering offers from Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky and North Carolina, Vaughn finally committed to UNLV.[2][3] Vaughn played one season of college basketball for UNLV where he was named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year after averaging 17.8 points and 4.8 rebounds in 23 games.[1][4][5]

College statisticsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 UNLV 23 23 32.3 .439 .383 .694 4.8 1.6 .8 .3 17.8

Professional careerEdit

Milwaukee Bucks (2015–2018)Edit

On June 25, 2015, Vaughn was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 17th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.[6] He later joined the Bucks for the 2015 NBA Summer League[7] and signed his rookie scale contract with the team on July 17.[8] He made his debut for the Bucks in the team's season opener against the New York Knicks on October 28, scoring 10 points off the bench in a 122–97 loss.[9] On March 18, 2016, pursuant to the flexible assignment rule, he was assigned to the Canton Charge, the Cleveland Cavaliers' D-League affiliate.[10] On March 26, he was recalled by the Bucks.[11]

On October 29, 2016, Vaughn scored a career-high 22 points and hit six three-pointers in a 110–108 win over the Brooklyn Nets.[12] On November 19, pursuant to the flexible assignment rule, he was assigned to the Westchester Knicks[13] and was recalled four days later.[14] On November 26, he was reassigned to Westchester[15] and recalled on December 1.[16]

Brooklyn Nets (2018)Edit

On February 5, 2018, Vaughn was traded, along with a second-round pick, to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Tyler Zeller.[17] He made his debut for the Nets the following day, collecting one assist in four minutes against the Houston Rockets.[18] On February 8, 2018, Vaughn was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Dante Cunningham.[19] He was waived by the Pelicans two days later.[20]

Orlando Magic (2018)Edit

On February 20, 2018, Vaughn signed a 10-day contract with the Orlando Magic.[21] He signed a second 10-day contract with the Magic on March 2,[22] only to be waived by the team five days later due to injury.[23]

NBA G League (2018–2019)Edit

On October 8, 2018, the Mavericks announced they signed Vaughn to a training camp deal.[24] He was waived three days later.[25] He then was added to the roster of the Texas Legends, the Mavericks’ G League affiliate.

On December 31, 2018, Vaughn, alongside a 2019 third-round draft pick, was traded to the Delaware Blue Coats for the returning player rights to Askia Booker and a 2019 second-round pick.[26]

EuropeEdit

On July 30, 2019, Vaughn signed a one-year contract for Igokea of the Adriatic League.[27]

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
2015–16 Milwaukee 70 6 14.3 .305 .293 .800 1.3 .6 .4 .2 3.1
2016–17 Milwaukee 41 2 11.2 .365 .321 .400 1.2 .6 .5 .2 3.5
2017–18 Milwaukee 22 0 7.9 .402 .371 .667 .8 .5 .2 .1 2.7
2017–18 Brooklyn 1 0 4.0 .0 1.0 .0 .0 .0
2017–18 Orlando 5 0 7.0 .333 .500 .8 .0 .2 .0 1.0
Career 139 8 12.0 .337 .313 .692 1.1 .5 .4 .2 3.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017 Milwaukee 3 0 3.3 .500 1.000 .0 .0 .0 .0 2.0
Career 3 0 3.3 .500 1.000 .0 .0 .0 .0 2.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rashad Vaughn Bio". UNLVRebels.com. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Payne, Terrence (February 11, 2014). "Five-star shooting guard Rashad Vaughn commits to UNLV". NBC Sports. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  3. ^ Borzello, Jeff (February 11, 2014). "Top recruit Rashad Vaughn chooses UNLV over Iowa State". CBS Sports. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  4. ^ "Rashad Vaughn Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  5. ^ "MOUNTAIN WEST ANNOUNCES 2014–15 MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM". TheMW.com. March 11, 2015. Archived from the original on March 10, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  6. ^ "10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT RASHAD VAUGHN". NBA.com. June 26, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  7. ^ "BUCKS ANNOUNCE 2015 SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER". NBA.com. July 1, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  8. ^ "BUCKS SIGN FIRST ROUND PICK RASHAD VAUGHN". NBA.com. July 17, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  9. ^ "Williams scores 24, Knicks beat Bucks 122–97 in opener". NBA.com. October 28, 2015. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
  10. ^ "BUCKS ASSIGN RASHAD VAUGHN TO CANTON CHARGE". NBA.com. March 18, 2016. Retrieved March 18, 2016.
  11. ^ "BUCKS RECALL RASHAD VAUGHN FROM CANTON CHARGE". NBA.com. March 26, 2016. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  12. ^ "Henson's tip-in at buzzer leads Bucks past Nets". ESPN.com. October 29, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  13. ^ "BUCKS ASSIGN RASHAD VAUGHN TO THE WESTCHESTER KNICKS". NBA.com. November 19, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  14. ^ "BUCKS RECALL RASHAD VAUGHN FROM WESTCHESTER KNICKS". NBA.com. November 23, 2016. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  15. ^ "BUCKS ASSIGN RASHAD VAUGHN TO WESTCHESTER KNICKS". NBA.com. November 26, 2016. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  16. ^ "BUCKS RECALL RASHAD VAUGHN FROM WESTCHESTER KNICKS". NBA.com. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  17. ^ "BROOKLYN NETS ACQUIRE RASHAD VAUGHN AND SECOND ROUND DRAFT PICK FROM MILWAUKEE". NBA.com. February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  18. ^ "Rashad Vaughn 2017–18 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  19. ^ "Pelicans acquire Rashad Vaughn". NBA.com. February 8, 2018. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  20. ^ "New Orleans Pelicans waive Rashad Vaughn, Mike James". NBA.com. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  21. ^ Denton, John (February 20, 2018). "Magic Sign Rashad Vaughn to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  22. ^ "Magic Sign Rashad Vaughn to Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. March 2, 2018. Retrieved March 2, 2018.
  23. ^ Robbins, Josh (March 7, 2018). "Magic waive Rashad Vaughn, likely will sign Rodney Purvis to 10-day contract". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  24. ^ "Mavericks sign Vaughn and Ingram". mavs.com. October 8, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  25. ^ "Mavericks Release Rashad Vaughn, Donte Ingram". Mavs.com. October 11, 2018. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
  26. ^ "Blue Coats Acquire Rashad Vaughn from Texas Legends". NBA G League. December 31, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  27. ^ "Rashad Vaughn is the new Igokea player". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

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