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Charles Salim Stoudamire (born October 11, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player.

Salim Stoudamire
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Stoudamire in 2006.
Personal information
Born (1982-10-11) October 11, 1982 (age 36)
Portland, Oregon
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeArizona (2001–2005)
NBA draft2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career2005–2013
PositionPoint guard
Career history
20052008Atlanta Hawks
2010Idaho Stampede
2011Reno Bighorns
2013Guaros de Lara
Career highlights and awards

Stoudamire was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round (31st overall pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft.

Early life and collegeEdit

Stoudamire graduated from Lake Oswego High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon as a member of the class of 2001. He also attended Lincoln High School in Portland during his freshman year.

At the University of Arizona, Stoudamire led the Wildcats to an Elite Eight appearance in 2005. Stoudamire hit a fadeaway shot with less than two seconds on the clock to beat Oklahoma State University in the Sweet 16. In his Arizona career, the guard made 342 three-point field goals. He ranks second in Arizona history in career three-point field goal percentage (45.8%, behind Steve Kerr's 57.3%).[1]

  • With the University of Arizona Wildcats, in the 2004–05 season, Stoudamire was an AP Second Team All-American.
  • In 2004–05, Stoudamire led the NCAA in 3-point percentage, averaging .504.

Professional careerEdit

Stoudamire was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the 31st overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. Stoudamire played three seasons with the Hawks. He spent the 2008 preseason with the San Antonio Spurs and 2009 preseason with the Milwaukee Bucks.[2]

On November 1, 2010, Stoudamire was acquired by the Idaho Stampede; he was later waived on December 30.[2] On January 5, 2011, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns.[3]

On November 1, 2013, Stoudamire was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.[4] Stoudamire was later waived by the Mad Ants on November 12.

In 2018, Stoudamire was drafted to The Three Headed Monsters team on Ice Cube’s Big 3 tournament, which aired on Fox on June 21, 2018 and continued until the championship in Brooklyn, NY on August 24, 2018.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2006, after the National Basketball Association season ended, Stoudamire announced his intentions to eat vegan. After initially monitoring Stoudamire's weight daily, team managers accepted that his new diet had not caused weight loss.[5]

Stoudamire is a cousin of both former NBA point guard and 1996 NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire and current NBA G League player Terrence Jones.[6]

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
2005–06 Atlanta 61 1 20.3 .415 .380 .900 1.9 1.2 .4 .0 9.7
2006–07 Atlanta 61 0 17.0 .416 .361 .897 1.2 1.0 .3 .0 7.7
2007–08 Atlanta 35 0 11.5 .361 .341 .820 .7 .8 .2 .1 5.7
Career 157 1 17.0 .407 .366 .882 1.4 1.0 .4 .1 8.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008 Atlanta 3 0 9.3 .444 .333 1.000 .3 .0 .3 .0 4.0
Career 3 0 9.3 .444 .333 1.000 .3 .0 .3 .0 4.0

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