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Scott Padgett
SF/PF - 6'9, 240lbs - 48 years old - 8 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2007 season
  • Birthdate: 04/19/1976
  • Drafted (NBA): 28th pick, 1999
  • Pre-draft team: Kentucky
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
1999 NBA DraftNBADrafted 28th overall by Utah.
7th August, 1999NBASigned four year, $3,603,212 rookie scale contract with Utah. Included team option for 2002/03.
1st November, 2001NBAUtah declined 2002/03 team option.
26th September, 2002NBARe-signed by Utah to a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
29th September, 2003NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Portland.
22nd October, 2003NBAWaived by Portland.
28th October, 2003NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Houston.
19th August, 2004NBARe-signed by Houston to a guaranteed two year minimum salary contract. Included player option for 2005/06.
15th June, 2005NBADeclined 2005/06 player option.
8th September, 2005NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year, $3.3 million contract with New Jersey.
30th June, 2006NBAWaived by New Jersey.
2nd October, 2006NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Houston.
13th February, 2007NBATraded by Houston to Memphis in exchange for Jake Tsakalidis.
4th April, 2007NBAWaived by Memphis.
7th April, 2007SpainSigned for the remainder of the season and through 2008 with Granada. Included team option for 2007/08.
1st July, 2007SpainGranada declined 2007/08 team option.
Career Moves
1994 - 1999Kentucky (NCAA)
August 1999 - June 2003Utah Jazz (NBA)
September 2003 - October 2003Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
October 2003 - June 2005Houston Rockets (NBA)
September 2005 - June 2006New Jersey Nets (NBA)
October 2006 - February 2007Houston Rockets (NBA)
February 2007 - April 2007Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
April 2007 - June 2007CB Granada (Spain)
Articles about Scott Padgett

March 19, 2013

Scott Padgett - Now an assistant coach at Samford.

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April 19, 2011

Tony Delk and Scott Padgett - Delk and Padgett both returned to their alma mater, Kentucky, to become "coaches in training." Having seemingly finished their training, both have moved on. Delk stayed with the team but changed roles, becoming the assistant director of basketball operations. Meanwhile, Padgett left to take an assistant coach's gig at Manhattan. When Manhattan changed head coaches this month, hiring Steve Masiello, Padgett made the cut and will return for a second season.

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April 12, 2010

- Scott Padgett

Scott Padgett's NBA career ended abruptly after a trade to the Memphis Grizzlies and a subsequent waiving. After, that, he signed in Spain for about two weeks with CB Granada, but this was back in April 2007. Nowadays, along with Tony Delk, Padgett is working with John Calipari at Kentucky as a "coach in training."

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