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Eddie Griffin
PF - 6'10, 232lbs - 42 years old - 5 years of NBA experience
Deceased - Died 17th August 2007
  • Birthdate: 05/30/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): 7th pick, 2001
  • Pre-draft team: Seton Hall
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2001 NBA DraftNBADrafted 7th overall by New Jersey.
2001 NBA DraftNBADraft rights traded by New Jersey to Houston in exchange for the draft rights to Richard Jefferson (#13), the draft rights to Jason Collins (#18) and the draft rights to Brandon Armstrong (#23).
19th September, 2001NBASigned four year, $9,422,965 rookie scale contract. Included team option for 2004/05.
16th December, 2003NBAWaived by Houston. Team option concurrently declined.
8th January, 2004NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with New Jersey.
17th February, 2004NBAWaived by New Jersey.
5th October, 2004NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Minnesota.
10th August, 2005NBARe-signed by Minnesota to a three year, $8.1 million contract. Included player option for 2007/08.
17th March, 2007NBAWaived by Minnesota.
Career Moves
2000 - 2001Seton Hall (NCAA)
July 2001Houston Rockets (Summer League)
September 2001 - December 2003Houston Rockets (NBA)
January 2004 - February 2004New Jersey Nets (NBA)
October 2004 - March 2007Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
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