Stacey Orlando Augmon (born August 1, 1968) is an American basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of Jeonju KCC Egis of Korean Basketball League. He played professionally in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He gained the nickname "Plastic Man" due to his athletic ability to "stretch". He was also an assistant coach at his alma mater UNLV under coach Dave Rice.
Augmon in 2009 as Denver Nuggets assistant coach.
|Jeonju KCC Egis|
|League||Korean Basketball League|
|Born||August 1, 1968|
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||213 lb (97 kg)|
|High school||John Muir (Pasadena, California)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|1997–2001||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2002–2004||New Orleans Hornets|
|2007–2011||Denver Nuggets (assistant)|
|2016–2018||Milwaukee Bucks (assistant)|
|2018–present||Jeonju KCC Egis|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||7,990 (8.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||3,216 (3.2 rpg)|
|Steals||974 (1.0 spg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Augmon played college basketball for four years at UNLV under Coach Jerry Tarkanian. During his junior year, the Runnin' Rebels won the 1990 NCAA Championship defeating the Duke Blue Devils. Augmon was the first three-time winner of the NABC Defensive Player of the Year, winning the award in 1989, 1990, and 1991. He is a class of 2002 member of the UNLV Athletic Hall of Fame along with teammates Greg Anthony and Larry Johnson. In March 2011, HBO premiered a documentary entitled Runnin' Rebels of UNLV.
Augmon was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the ninth pick of the 1991 NBA draft. He was the first player in the top ten draft picks to work out a deal, a 5-year contract worth between 6.5 and 7 million dollars. Augmon has played for the Hawks, the Detroit Pistons, the Portland Trail Blazers, the Charlotte Hornets, the New Orleans Hornets, and the Orlando Magic. He holds a scoring average of 8.0 points per game throughout his career.
The Magic decided not to re-sign Augmon for the 2006–07 NBA season, making him an unrestricted free agent. On October 3, 2007, the Denver Nuggets announced the signing of the 15-year veteran, but he was later waived on the 24th. One month and three days later, Denver re-hired Augmon, this time as a player development coach.
Augmon is based from L.A. County and a president of a bike club. In May 2011, he left the Denver Nuggets to join the staff of former Rebels teammate Dave Rice as an assistant coach for UNLV. In Sept 2016, he was named an assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks.
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|
- Augmon hired as UNLV assistant coach, accessed May 4, 2011
- "Williams Repeats as NABC National Defensive Player of the Year". Retrieved 2007-04-07.
- "UNLV Athletic Hall of Fame Members". Retrieved 2007-01-11.
- "UNLV Doc Will Lead Off HBO Sports Schedule". Sports Business Daily. November 1, 2010.
- "Hawks Sign Augmon and Drop Moncrief". The New York Times. October 1, 1991. Retrieved 2007-01-11.
- Nuggets sign veteran F Augmon, October 3, 2007
- Nuggets make cuts Archived 2007-10-26 at the Wayback Machine, October 24, 2007
- "Nuggets Add Augmon as Player Development Coach - Denver Nuggets".
- BR, Author Name: Tam-Star; Br, trepreneur; Br, Talent Management (7 June 2011). "Ex-NBA Star Larry Johnson Speaks On HBO's Runnin' Rebel Documentary, Michigan's Fab-Five, The Knicks, And More - Part 4".
- "Bucks name Stacey Augmon assistant coach". Fox Sports. September 16, 2016.