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akeem Richmond #1 | Shooting Guard

Height: 6'1"
Location: Sanford, North Carolina
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College career[edit] In his freshman season at Rhode Island, Richmond was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team after averaging 8.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 36 games. His 81 three-pointers set a school freshman record and he finished 2009–10 ranked fourth nationally among all freshmen. He was also just the third freshman in A-10 history to connect on at least 80 treys in a single season.[2][3] In his sophomore season, he appeared in all 34 games, earning the start in 26 contests. He averaged 9.3 points and 2.4 rebounds while connecting on 75 three-pointers on the season.[2][3] In May 2011, he transferred to East Carolina and subsequently sat out the 2011–12 season due to NCAA transfer regulations.[4] In his redshirted junior season, he played all 35 games while averaging 10.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 20.1 minutes per game.[2][3] In his senior season, he started all 34 games while averaging a team-high 18.0 points per game, ranking second in Conference USA. He became the first player in school history to lead the NCAA in a statistical category, topping the charts in three-point field goals made (155), attempted (392) and three-pointers per game (4.56); all ECU single-season records. He subsequently finished his career ranked seventh on the all-time NCAA Three-Point Field Goals Made list with 416. He also earned second-team All-Conference USA honors in 2013–14.[2][3] Professional career[edit] Richmond went undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft. On October 25, 2014, he signed with the Houston Rockets.[5] However, he was waived by the Rockets two days later.[6] On November 2, 2014, he was acquired by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers as an affiliate player of the Rockets.[7] He appeared in 29 games for the Vipers in 2014–15, averaging 10.8 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game.[8] On November 2, 2015, Richmond was reacquired by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.[9] However, he was waived by the Vipers on November 11.[10] On January 31, 2016, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns

Highest Level Played: NBA D League
Highest Level Team Name: Houston Rockets
Last Year Played at Highest Level: 2016
Alma Mater: East Carolina University
Winning Share: $100000.00