Justin Holiday

Justin Alaric Holiday (born April 5, 1989) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of Washington.

Holiday went undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft. In August 2011, he signed with Okapi Aalstar of Belgium for the 2011–12 season. He was a starter for the Belgian team alongside fellow future NBA player Chris Copeland.

In July 2012, Holiday joined the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On October 1, 2012, he signed with the Cavaliers. However, he was later waived by the Cavaliers on October 10, 2012. Two days later, he was claimed off waivers by the Portland Trail Blazers. However, he was later waived by the Trail Blazers on October 27, 2012. In November 2012, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.

On April 1, 2013, Holiday signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. Holiday was later named to the All-NBA D-League Third Team and All-Defensive Second Team.

In July 2013, Holiday joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On August 14, 2013, he was waived by the 76ers. On September 30, 2013, he signed with the Utah Jazz. However, he was later waived by the Jazz on October 26, 2013.

In July 2014, Holiday joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On September 8, 2014, he signed with the Warriors. On November 14, 2014, he was assigned to the Santa Cruz Warriors.  Holiday won his first NBA championship with the Warriors after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 NBA Finals in six games. In 59 games for Golden State in 2014–15, he averaged 4.3 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.

On July 9, 2015, Holiday signed a multi-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks.



Career highlights and awards
NBA champion (2015)
Hungarian League champion (2014)
Hungarian Cup champion (2014)
All-NBA D-League Third Team (2013)
NBA D-League All-Defensive Second Team (2013)
Belgian Cup champion (2012)
Pac-10 All-Defensive Team (2010)