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DeJuan Collins
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Personal information
Born (1976-11-20) November 20, 1976 (age 42)
Youngstown, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College
NBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career2000–2013
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Career history
2000–2002Wired Minds Tübingen
2002–2004Alba Berlin
2004–2005Aris Thessaloniki
2005–2006Whirlpool Varese
2006–2007Brose Baskets
2007–2008Žalgiris Kaunas
2008Lokomotiv Rostov
2008–2009Cajasol
2009–2010Kavala
2010–2012Žalgiris Kaunas
2012Al Riyadi Beirut
2013Krasnye Krylia
Career highlights and awards

EuroLeague records since the 2000–01 season

  • Most 2-point field goals made in a game without a miss

DeJuan Collins (born November 20, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player. He was listed at 6'2" (1.88 m) in height, and 190 pounds (86 kg) in weight. Collins was best known as a scorer, and also for organizing and leading his team's game on offense.

College career[edit]

Collins, or "DC" as fans and friends simply call him, began his career at Louisiana State University (LSU) (NCAA Division I) and later played at the Tuskegee Institute (NCAA Division II).

Professional career[edit]

A second-division club, WiredMinds Tübingen, part of the German Bundesliga, was Collins' first professional adventure. Led by his team-high 26 points per game, Tübingen was able to win promotion in the 2000-01 season. The biggest surprise of the entire season was their first-round German Cup upset of ALBA Berlin. Even though Collins had to play against better teams in the first division, the following season he was able to continue his great performances. He was the top scorer with 23.6 points per game in his first year in the first Bundesliga and he was invited to the All-Star game, subsequently switching to ALBA where, in 2002/2003, he won the German Championship and the German Cup.

In the 2004/2005 season, he played for Aris Salonica and in 2005/06 for Varese Whirlpool. Since halfway through 2006/2007, he played for Žalgiris Kaunas, winning the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) in 2007 and 2008. After the season ended he chose a better contract offered by Lokomotiv Rostov for the 2008/2009 season. He last played for the pro club BC Krasnye Krylia.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Led the league

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2002–03 Alba Berlin 8 8 27.0 .481 .310 .667 3.6 2.6 1.5 .5 16.1 12.4
2003–04 Alba Berlin 14 14 33.3 .533 .298 .778 4.2 2.5 1.3 .2 16.6 16.0
2006–07 Zalgiris 2 2 36.2 .500 .000 .714 3.5 4.0 1.5 .0 8.5 10.0
2007–08 Zalgiris 20 20 30.0 .470 .211 .830 3.9 5.3 1.3 .0 10.8 14.8
2010–11 Zalgiris 16 8 20.3 .467 .333 .837 2.1 2.3 1.3 .1 6.7 8.4
2011–12 Zalgiris 12 1 15.1 .481 .370 .952 1.3 1.5 .1 .0 6.3 5.7

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