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Rickey Paulding
SG - 6'4, 210lbs - 40 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2022 season
  • Birthdate: 10/23/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): 54th pick, 2004
  • Pre-draft team: Missouri
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
2004 NBA DraftNBADrafted 54th overall by Detroit.
29th August, 2004IsraelSigned a one year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem.
30th June, 2005NBADetroit renounced draft rights.
24th September, 2005NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Sacramento.
17th October, 2005NBAWaived by Sacramento.
15th November, 2005FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with ASVEL Villeurbanne.
18th August, 2006FranceSigned a one year contract with Gravelines-Dunkirque.
7th August, 2007GermanySigned a three year contract with EWE Baskets Oldenburg. Included player option for 2009/10.
17th July, 2009GermanyExercised 2009/10 player option.
26th May, 2010GermanySigned a two year extension with EWE Baskets Oldenburg. Included player option for 2011/12.
10th June, 2011GermanyExercised 2011/12 player option.
2nd May, 2012GermanySigned a two year extension with EWE Baskets Oldenburg.
17th June, 2014GermanySigned a two year extension with EWE Baskets Oldenburg.
2nd February, 2016GermanySigned a one year extension with EWE Baskets Oldenburg.
15th April, 2017GermanySigned a two year extension with EWE Baskets Oldenburg.
Career Moves
2000 - 2004Missouri (NCAA)
July 2004Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
August 2004 - June 2005Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel)
July 2005Detroit Pistons (Summer League)
September 2005 - October 2005Sacramento Kings (NBA)
November 2005 - June 2006ASVEL Villerbanne (France)
August 2006 - June 2007Gravelines-Dunkirque (France)
August 2007 - presentEWE Baskets Oldenburg (Germany)
Articles about Rickey Paulding

June 11, 2010

In Germany, Rickey Paulding of EWE Basketa Oldenburg and Torrell Martin of Bremehaven both signed extensions with their teams. Paulding re-signs for his fourth year with the team; last year he took six three pointers a game and hit only 33% of them, but must have done something right if they wanted him back. Meanwhile, in his first Bundesliga season, Martin averaged 11.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, helping Bremerhaven reach the semi-final stages, where they lost 3-2 to Frankfurt. Martin scored only 4 points in 39 minutes of the elimination game, which Frankfurt won 56-52. Sounds like it was bloody fascinating.

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April 13, 2010

- Rickey Paulding

Missouri alum and former Pistons draft pick Rickey Paulding is in the midst of his third consecutive season with German team EWE Baskets Oldenburg. Oldenburg were a Euroleague team this season, for the first time in the club's history, which is no mean feat. They were a bit overmatched when they got there, beating Asseco Prokom in their opening game before losing their other nine, with losses of 28, 33 and 43 along the way. Nevertheless, it's a good thing for Paulding, who got to average 11.0 points on the world's second biggest club basketball stage. Paulding also averages 12.9 points per game in the German league, although he takes 3 three pointers for every 2 two pointers and hits only 34% of them (dropping to 21% in the Euroleague).

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