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C.J. Leslie
PF - 6'9, 209lbs - 31 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2021 season
  • Birthdate: 06/25/1991
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2013
  • Pre-draft team: North Carolina State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
8th July, 2013NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with New York.
25th October, 2013NBAWaived by New York.
1st November, 2013D-LeagueDesignated as an allocated player by Erie BayHawks.
26th February, 2014D-LeagueTraded by Erie BayHawks to Idaho Stampede in exchange for a 2014 second round pick.
24th July, 2014South KoreaDrafted 11th overall in the 2014 KBL Import Draft by Anyang KGC. Concurrently signed a one year contract.
26th November, 2014South KoreaReleased by Anyang KGC.
19th January, 2015PhilippinesSigned for the remainder of the season with Global Batang.
9th February, 2015PhilippinesReleased by Global Batang.
14th February, 2015Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Mets de Guaynabo.
4th March, 2015Puerto RicoReleased by Mets de Guaynabo.
12th August, 2015IsraelSigned a one year contract with Hapoel Eilat.
20th August, 2015D-LeagueDrafted 15th overall in the 2015 D-League Expansion Draft by Raptors 905.
8th January, 2016IsraelReleased by Hapoel Eilat.
20th January, 2016CyprusSigned for the remainder of the FIBA Europe Cup with AEK Larnaca.
16th March, 2016UBASigned for one game with Georgia Prime.
27th April, 2016Dominican RepublicSigned a one season contract with Jose Horacio Rodriguez.
3rd May, 2016Dominican RepublicReleased by Jose Horacio Rodriguez.
30th October, 2016D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Raptors 905.
2nd May, 2017LebanonSigned for the remainder of the season with Byblos.
9th August, 2017TurkeySigned a one year contract with Antalyaspor.
Career Moves
2010 - 2013North Carolina State (NCAA)
July 2013 - October 2013New York Knicks (NBA)
November 2013 - February 2014Erie BayHawks (D-League)
February 2014 - June 2014Idaho Stampede (D-League)
July 2014 - November 2014Anyang KGC (South Korea)
January 2015 - February 2015Global Batang (Phillipines)
February 2015 - March 2015Guaynabo (Puerto Rico)
July 2015Sacramento Kings (Summer League)
August 2015 - January 2016Hapoel Eilat (Israel)
January 2016 - February 2016AEK Larnaca (Greece)
March 2016Georgia Prime (UBA)
April 2016 - May 2016Jose Horacio Rodriguez (Dominican Republic)
October 2016 - May 2017Raptors 905 (D-League)
May 2017 - June 2017Byblos (Lebanon)
August 2017 - presentAntalyaspor (Turkey, TBL)
Articles about C.J. Leslie

July 6, 2014

C.J. Leslie - In 34 games last year for the Erie BayHawks, Leslie averaged 13.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.8 blocks in only 24.5 minutes per game. He also recorded two turnovers per game and insisted on taking 41 three pointers, even though he still can't shoot them. This is the frustrating thing with Leslie - an athletic specimen, Leslie just wants to be an alpha scorer, a shooter and a perimeter player, an isolation player, a wing threat. And he isn't. If he could settle for occasional driver and defensive disruptor, this would be grand, but he has yet to embrace a role other than 'star', and he hasn't star talent.

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December 13, 2013

C.J. Leslie - Leslie lost out on a roster spot to Chris Smith, and is in the D-League, averaging 16.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks for the Erie BayHawks. He is one of those players whose perceived talent outweighs his actual talent - Leslie tantalizes with the outline of an inside/outside offensive game and great defensive potential, but he rarely plugs in, wants to play on the perimeter on both ends, and in the end is no more productive than half of this list. Leslie might have more talent than the aforementioned Landry, but at least Landry knows how to use his.

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