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.Rickey Paulding Detroit Pistons

Position: SG
Height: 6-4 / 1,93
Weight: 210 lbs. / 95,3 kg.
Born: 10/23/82
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

  Strengths: Great athlete... Very explosive... Can get to the basket... Good defender.
Weaknesses: There is room for improvement in his mid-range game... A little bit short for his position..
Season highs: 25 points vs Syracuse, eight rebounds vs. Belmont and six assists vs. UNC-Greenville.
Attended the Renaissance HS in Detroit, Michigan.
Played college ball at Missouri from 2000 to 2004.
Selected by the Detroit Pistons as 54th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
Signed with Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel) in August 2004.
Signed with ASVEL Villeurbanne (France) in November 2005.
Signed with Oldenburg (Germany) in August 2007.
Earned Detroit PSL Player of the Year and all-city honors in 2000.
Honorable mention All-USA selection by USA Today in 2000.
Played the Global Games in 2000.
Named to the All-West Region 1st Team in the 2002 Tournament.
Named to the All-Big 12 2nd Team in 2003 and 2004.
Holds the record for most points scored in the NCAA Tournament in Missouri history.