Trevon Tyler Duval (born August 3, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. As a high school player, he was a consensus five-star prospect in the Class of 2017. In January 2017, Duval was selected as a McDonald's All-American.
Duval at the 2017 McDonald's All-American Game
|Born||August 3, 1998|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||189 lb (86 kg)|
|NBA draft||2018 / Undrafted|
|2019||→Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school careerEdit
Duval attended Saint Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey during his Freshman and Sophomore years. As a sophomore in 2014-15 Duval led the Gray Bees to a (31-6) record and NCSAA state championship in which he scored 25 Points and 8 assist. Prior to his sophomore year, Duval along with Isaiah Briscoe for the AAU team, New Jersey Playaz won the 2014 Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) Peach Jam Championship. In September 2015, Duval transferred to Advanced Preparatory International in Dallas, Texas for his Junior season. As a junior in 2015-16, Duval averaged 16.8 Points per game and 7.0 assist per game. In the spring and summer of 2016, Duval competed in the Under Armour Association circuit for the AAU team, WE-R1. He led WE-R1 to an Under Armour Association Championship, becoming the first player to win both under armour and Nike peach jam championships. Duval averaged 16.3 Points per game and 3.8 assist per game in the 2016 Under Armour Association circuit. Duval was then invited to the Under Armour Elite 24 in Brooklyn, New York, where Duval finished the game with 25 points and 7 assist leading team drive to 140-136 victory in overtime.
In late 2016, Duval transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. As a senior, Duval averaged 16.1 points per game and 7.5 assist per game leading IMG to a (26-2) record. He played in the McDonald's All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic. Duval was considered one of the best players in the 2017 recruiting class by Scout.com, Rivals.com and ESPN. In 2015 he was ranked by Scout as the third ranked prospect in all of high school in their "Ultimate 100" list.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Hockessin, DE||IMG Academy (FL)||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||183 lb (83 kg)||May 15, 2017|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN: ESPN grade: 96|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: #3 Rivals: #3 247Sports: #5 ESPN: #4|
On May 15, 2017, Duval committed to attend and play for Duke University, joining fellow recruits Wendell Carter, Gary Trent Jr. and Marvin Bagley III later on that year. During this time, he was projected to be a first round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. On November 11, Duval scored 15 points and and 12 assist in a 99-69 win over Utah Valley. On November 14, Duval achieved his second double-double in the season, scoring 17 points, 10 assist, and six steals in a 88-81 victory against Michigan State in the Champions Classic. On November 23, he scored 22 points while shooting 7-14 from the field helping the Blue Devils defeat Portland State 99-81. On November 29, Duval scored 15 points and 6 assist in a 91-81 win over Indiana in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. On December 30, he scored 16 points and 4 assist in a 100-93 victory against Florida State. On January 15, Duval 17 points and 8 assist in a 83-75 victory over Miami. On March 15, Duval notched 19 points and 8 assist in a 89-67 win over Iona. On March 25, he scored 20 points and 6 assist in a 85-81 loss in OT against Kansas in the Elite 8. In his freshman season at Duke, Duval saw at action in a total of 37 games (starting 34) as a freshman and averaged 10.9 points, 5.6 assist, and 2.0 rebounds per game.
Milwaukee Bucks (2018–2019)Edit
On June 21, 2018, Duval did not get drafted by any team in the 2018 NBA draft. He was the first one-and-done player in Duke history to go undrafted. Afterwards, he signed with the Houston Rockets for the NBA Summer League. On July 24, Duval signed a two-way contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, his contract split time between the Bucks and their NBA G League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd. Duval made his NBA debut on February 8, 2019, scoring two points and recording one assist in a win over the Dallas Mavericks. On March 24, 2019, the Milwaukee Bucks waived Duval.
Houston Rockets (2019–present)Edit
National team careerEdit
Duval participated in the 2016, 2015 and 2014 USA Men's Junior National Team October minicamps.
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- "2017 McDonald's All-American Game boys rosters announced". maxpreps. January 15, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
- Jordan, Jason (September 7, 2015). "Trevon Duval transfers to Advanced Prep International". Www.usatodayhss.com. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- Chambers, Dennis (April 16, 2017). "Trevon Duval wows coaches at Under Armour Association". Www.snytv.com. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- "Trevon Duval and Isaiah Washington duel in first Elite 24 to go to OT". www.usatodayhss.com. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
- "No. 1 point guard in 2017 Trevon Duval to play at IMG Academy". Www.usatodayhss.com. September 11, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- "Top point guard Trevon Duval is thankful for the honor to play in the Jordan Brand Classic". www.usatodayhss.com. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
- Jordan, Jason (May 15, 2017). "No. 1 point guard Trevon Duval picks Duke". Www.usatodayhss.com. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- "Top-rated PG Trevon Duval joins Duke's loaded 2017 recruiting class". www.espn.com. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- "Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski becomes first to win 1,000 games at single school". www.espn.com. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
- "Allen leads No.1 Duke past No.2 Michigan State 88-81". www.espn.com. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
- "No.1 Duke has to 'wake up' to pull away from Portland State". www.usatoday.com. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
- "No.1 Duke uses late run to pull away from Indiana 91-81". www.espn.com. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
- "Bagley, No.4 Duke outlast No.24 FSU, 100-93". www.espn.com. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
- "Gary Trent Jr helps Duke come back at Miami". www.usatoday.com. Retrieved January 16, 2017.
- "Trevon Duval heats up to spark Duke men's basketball's first round win vs Iona". www.dukechronicle.com. Retrieved March 16, 2018.
- "Newman leads Kansas past Duke 85-81 in OT for Final Four bid". www.espn.com. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
- "Duke freshman Trevon Duval entering NBA draft with plans to hire agent". USA Today. April 5, 2018.
- Upadhyaya, Parth (July 6, 2018). "Duke's Trevon Duval ready for shot with Rockets". Houston Chronicle.
- Reports: Theo Pinson signs with Nets; Berry and Duval get free-agent deals
- "Bucks Sign Trevon Duval To A Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
- "Bucks Knock Off Mavs". wasu.com. February 9, 2019. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- "Bucks Request Waivers On Trevon Duval". NBA.com. March 24, 2019. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
- Iko, Kelly (March 26, 2019). "Trevon Duval, who was previously waived by Milwaukee, has been claimed by the Houston Rockets, league sources told The Athletic". @kellyikonba. Retrieved March 27, 2019.