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DeJuan Blair
PF - 6'8, 270lbs - 35 years old - 7 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2020 season
  • Birthdate: 04/22/1989
  • Drafted (NBA): 37th pick, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Pittsburgh
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2009 NBA DraftNBADrafted 37th overall by San Antonio.
16th July, 2009NBASigned a partially guaranteed four year, $3.808 million contract with San Antonio.
7th August, 2013NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Dallas.
16th July, 2014NBASigned and traded by Dallas with a partially guaranteed three year, $6 million contract to Washington in exchange for the draft rights to Emir Preldzic.
18th February, 2016NBATraded by Washington, along with Kris Humphries and a 2016 first round pick (#13, Georgios Papagiannis), to Phoenix in exchange for Markieff Morris.
22nd February, 2016NBAWaived by Phoenix.
7th September, 2016ChinaSigned a one year contract with Jiangsu.
25th November, 2016ChinaReleased by Jiangsu.
14th January, 2017D-LeagueAcquired by Texas Legends.
11th February, 2017D-LeagueTraded by Texas Legends to Los Angeles D-Fenders in exchange for a 2017 fourth round pick.
15th December, 2017ArgentinaSigned for the remainder of the season by San Lorenzo.
16th February, 2018ArgentinaReleased by San Lorenzo.
20th October, 2018G-LeagueDrafted 107th overall in the 2018 G-League Draft by Austin Spurs.
Career Moves
2007 - 2009Pittsburgh (NCAA)
June 2009 - June 2013San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
August 2013 - June 2014Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
July 2014 - February 2016Washington Wizards (NBA)
February 2016Phoenix Suns (NBA)
September 2016 - November 2016Jiangsu (China)
January 2017 - February 2017Texas Legends (D-League)
February 2017 - June 2017Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
December 2017 - February 2018San Lorenzo (Argentina)
October 2018 - presentAustin Spurs (G-League)
Articles about DeJuan Blair

October 7, 2013

This is what the minimum salary exception is for. Redemption projects and long shot flyers, players who could be of some benefit to you even if they stopped being it for their previous employers. DeJuan Blair is in a similar situation to Casspi – the one time promising young big lost his effectiveness and his place with the Spurs after three years of decline, yet if (and this is of course a massive if) that decline wasn’t overly related to the state of his knees, a change of scenery and a run of health can make him a third big-caliber contributor once again. So too might be Anthony Morrow, now competing for the time Henry left behind with the Pelicans, a player who scored 42 points in a game as recently as a year and a half ago, and who struggled once he left the Warriors’s stat friendly system, but who surely hasn’t lost his deadly jumpshot.

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July 13, 2010

DeJuan Blair

I really don't think DeJuan Blair needs to be here. Summer league is designed for players who need to prove something; those barely on a roster, those looking to make it onto one, draft picks trying to prove their worth, and also-rans looking to use the opportunity for good European gigs. But the only thing DeJuan Blair has to prove is the long term health of his knees. And unnecessary playing time is not the answer for that.

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