D. J. Augustin

Darryl Gerard “D. J.” Augustin Jr. (born November 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Texas Longhorns from 2006 to 2008. He was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats of in the 2008 NBA draft.

On July 13, 2012, he signed with the Indiana Pacers. On October 31, he made his debut with the Pacers in a 90–88 win over the Toronto Raptors, recording five points, one rebound, two assists and one steal in 15 minutes.

On December 13, 2013, he signed with the Chicago Bulls. On January 11, 2014, Augustin recorded a season high 12 assists in a 103–97 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. On March 30, 2014, Augustin scored a then career-high 33 points in a 107–102 win over the Boston Celtics.

On February 19, 2015, Augustin was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a three-team deal that also involved the Utah Jazz, a move that reunited him with ex-college teammate Kevin Durant. Two days later, he made his debut for the Thunder in a 110–103 win over the Charlotte Hornets, recording 12 points, three rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes off the bench.

On July 7, 2016, Augustin signed a four-year, $29 million contract with the Orlando Magic.

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Career highlights and awards
NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2009)
Bob Cousy Award winner (2008)
Consensus first-team All-American (2008)
First-team All-Big 12 (2008)
Second-team All-Big 12 (2007)
BIg 12 All-Rookie Team (2007)
McDonald’s All-American (2006)

 

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