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Daryl Macon
Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Men's Basketbal.jpg
Macon (right) with Arkansas in 2017
No. 3 – Texas Legends
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1995-11-29) November 29, 1995 (age 23)
Little Rock, Arkansas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolParkview (Little Rock, Arkansas)
College
NBA draft2018 / Undrafted
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentDallas Mavericks
2018–presentTexas Legends
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2018)
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Daryl Macon Jr. (born November 29, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Texas Legends of the NBA G League.[1]

Career[edit]

Macon began his college basketball career at Holmes Community College, where he was named a junior college All-American after averaging 23 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a freshman. He transferred to Arkansas Razorbacks, spurning offers from Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Memphis and UMass.[2] As a senior, he was named to the Second Team All-SEC.[3] Macon averaged 17.1 points and 4.0 assists per game and led the SEC in three-point shooting at a 43.8 percent clip. He was named SEC Player of the Week three times as a senior and joined teammate Jaylen Barford in the 1,000 point club on senior night.[4]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Macon received contract offers from several NBA teams as well as overseas clubs.[5] He joined the Miami Heat for the NBA Summer League.[4] He signed a two-way contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 30, 2018, splitting time between the Mavericks and their G League affiliate the Texas Legends.[6] In his first game with the Legends, Macon scored 35 points on 12-of-18 shooting as the Legends defeated the Austin Spurs 126-120.[7] Macon made his NBA debut on October 26, 2018 against the Toronto Raptors, playing one minute and scoring no points in the Mavericks' 107-116 loss.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mavericks Daryl Macon reaches deal with Dallas". CBS Sports. CBS Sports. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Cronin, Courtney (June 16, 2015). "Holmes CC All-American guard headed to Arkansas". Clarion Ledger. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 SEC Men's Basketball Awards announced" (Press release). Southeaster Conference. March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Davis, Tyler (July 9, 2018). "NBA summer league success continues for Macon". 247 Sports. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  5. ^ Jackson, Barry (July 14, 2018). "Heat offers contracts to these players". MiamiHerald.com. Miami Herald. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Mavericks sign Daryl Macon to two-way contract". Mavs.com. July 30, 2018. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  7. ^ Feltman, Asher (November 4, 2018). "Legends Start 1-0 in Wire to Wire Win". NBA.com. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "Daryl Macon 2018-19 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 5, 2018.

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