Macon (right) with Arkansas in 2017
|No. 3 – Texas Legends|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|League||NBA G League|
|Born||November 29, 1995|
Little Rock, Arkansas
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Parkview (Little Rock, Arkansas)|
|NBA draft||2018 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
|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.
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. As a senior, he was named to the Second Team All-SEC. 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.
After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Macon received contract offers from several NBA teams as well as overseas clubs. He joined the Miami Heat for the NBA Summer League. 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. 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. 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.
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- "2018 SEC Men's Basketball Awards announced" (Press release). Southeaster Conference. March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
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- "Mavericks sign Daryl Macon to two-way contract". Mavs.com. July 30, 2018. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
- Feltman, Asher (November 4, 2018). "Legends Start 1-0 in Wire to Wire Win". NBA.com. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
- "Daryl Macon 2018-19 Game Log". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 5, 2018.