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Jeff Ayres
PF/C - 6'10, 240lbs - 35 years old - 6 years of NBA experience
Signed in Japan - Signed with Niigata Albirex
  • Birthdate: 04/29/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): 31st pick, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Arizona State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: Bill Duffy (BDA Sports)
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
2009 NBA DraftNBADrafted 31st overall by Sacramento,
2009 NBA DraftNBADraft rights traded by Sacramento to Portland in exchange for Sergio Rodriguez, the draft rights to Jon Brockman (#38) and cash.
8th September, 2009NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year minimum salary contract with Portland.
25th October, 2010NBAWaived by Portland.
10th December, 2011NBASigned a two year, $3 million contract with Indiana.
11th July, 2013NBASigned a two year, $3,578,750 contract with San Antonio.
31st October, 2015D-LeagueDrafted 1st overall in the 2015 D-League Draft by Idaho Stampede.
23rd January, 2016NBASigned a 10 day contract with L.A. Clippers.
2nd February, 2016NBASigned a second 10 day contract with L.A. Clippers.
29th February, 2016D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Idaho Stampede.
4th March, 2016D-LeagueTraded by Idaho Stampede to Los Angeles D-Fenders in exchange for a 2016 first round pick.
16th March, 2016NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with L.A. Clippers.
22nd September, 2016RussiaSigned a two month contract with CSKA Moscow.
1st December, 2016D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Los Angeles D-Fenders.
16th February, 2017D-LeagueLeft Los Angeles D-Fenders.
16th February, 2017JapanSigned for the remainder of the season with Toyota Alvark.
12th August, 2017TurkeySigned a one year contract with Eskisehir.
4th September, 2018JapanSigned a one year contract with Ryukyu Golden Kings.
Career Moves
2005 - 2009Arizona State (NCAA)
September 2009 - October 2010Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
December 2011 - June 2013Indiana Pacers (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2015San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
October 2015 - January 2016Idaho Stampede (D-League)
January 2016 - February 2016L.A. Clippers (NBA)
February 2016 - March 2016Idaho Stampede (D-League)
March 2016Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
March 2016 - June 2016L.A. Clippers (NBA)
September 2016 - November 2016CSKA Moscow (Russia)
December 2016 - February 2017Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
February 2017 - June 2017Toyota Alvark (Japan)
August 2017 - June 2018Eskisehir (Turkey)
July 2018L.A. Lakers (Summer League)
September 2018 - presentRyukyu Golden Kings (Japan)
Articles about Jeff Ayres

June 9, 2011

In addition to Andersen, this hypothetical depth chart will also feature a forgotten man - Jeff Pendergraph. Pendergraph missed all of last season with a torn ACL, and although the Blazers did not want to lose him, they had to waive him in order to open up a roster spot.37 Pendergraph was billed as a first rounder only two years ago, and although last year was a washout, he showed in his rookie season that he was an NBA player. Pendergraph can finish from mid-range and within like a middle-aged Joe Smith, and take a charge like a thinner Glen Davis. And in such a small role, it needn't matter how much he fouls.

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July 12, 2010

Jeff Pendergraph

Pendergraph had only conditional guarantees on his contract for this season, yet he met them when he appeared in his tenth game last season. So he shall be back. Due to all of Portland's injuries last year, Pendergraph got plenty of chances to play - once he'd recovered from his own, that is - and he did fairly well. He did not rebound well, and his defense was limited to taking charges and fouling people, but he shot a ridiculously good 66% from the field, and could have been allowed more shots. With Juwan Howard seemingly leaving, the backup power forward spot should be his. No one on this list will challenge him for it, at least.

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