Iguodala, Andre
Background
2006-07: Third NBA season (Philadelphia)…in 76 games, averaged career-highs of 18.2 points, 5.7 assists and 2.00 steals in 40.3 minutes per game…also averaged 5.7 rebounds per game and was one of just four players among qualifiers to average at least 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists (Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Tracy McGrady)…Shot 44.7% (443-991 FGs) from the floor, 31.0% (48-155 3FGs) and 78.5% (452-551 FTs) from the line…ranked 29th in the league in scoring, tied for 16th in assists, fourth in steals and tied for fourth in minutes per game…Missed the first game of his career with a lower back strain on 3/23/07 and missed five more games (4/10-4/11/07, 4/15-4/18/07) with that same injury…At the time, his streak of 232 consecutive games started was the third longest of any active player in the NBA… Over his final 29 games played, averaged 20.0 points, 6.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds… Scored 20+ points 33 times (21-12 mark) and 30 or more four times (4- 0)…Had three triple-doubles and was one of just four players to record more than one.

PRO CAREER:Three NBA seasons… In 240 games/starts, averaging 13.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.77 steals in 36.8 minutes per game… Shooting 47.5% from the floor, 33.2% from 3-point range and 78.5% from the line…Named MVP for the 2006 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston…Finished second in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Competition…Posted first career triple-double (10 pts, 10 rebs, 10 assts) vs. Detroit (3/23/05), becoming the second rookie in franchise history (Jim Tucker, 1954-55) to record one…Has 19 double-doubles for his career and four triple-doubles…Has scored 30+ points four times (4-0)… PLAYOFFS...Started all five games against Detroit in the 2005 Eastern Conference First Round…Averaged 9.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists and a team-leading 2.80 steals per game.

2005-06: Second NBA season (Philadelphia) … Started in all 82 games and averaged 12.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.65 steals in 37.6 minutes per game … Became the first Sixers player since Clarence Weatherspoon (1992-94) to start and play in all 82 games of his first two seasons with the team ... Shot 50.0 percent (344-688 FG) from the field and 75.4 percent (263-349 FT) from the free-throw line … Hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot of his career, at Minnesota (1/22/06) ... Had 10 twenty-point games (9-1) and eight games (6-2) with 10-plus rebounds … Had seven double-doubles: six points-rebounds and one points-assists … Set a career-high with 27 points versus New Jersey (4/18) ... Hit a career-high six 3-point field goals at Toronto (12/18) ... Had a season-high seven assists vs. Miami (12/16) … Tied his career-high with six steals at Milwaukee (2/24) … Recorded 135 steals for his second consecutive season with 100 or more … Ranked 14th in the NBA in steals per game and 12th in steals per turnover ratio (0.88) ... Named MVP of the 2006 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston (30 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists) … Finished second in the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Competition.

2004-05: 2004-05: Rookie NBA Season (Philadelphia)… Only Sixer to start every game… Averaged 9.0 points, 3.0 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.68 steals in 32.8 minutes per game… Became the first 76ers rookie to start 82 games in a season since Clarence Weatherspoon (1992-93)… Finished with 138 steals, the third most steals by a Sixers rookie in franchise history... Had three or more steals 19 times (15-4)... Consistently assigned the role of defending the opposing team’s top perimeter threat… Ranked among NBA leaders in steals per game (1.68) and total steals (138)… Had seven games (6-1) with 10-plus points, 5-plus rebounds and 5-plus assists… Scored 20 or more points in three games (2-1)… Had five double-doubles, including his first career triple-double (10 pts, 10 rebs, 10 assts) vs. Detroit (3/23)… Became just the second rookie in franchise history (Jim Tucker, 1954-55) to record a triple-double… Dished away a career-high 10 assists vs. Detroit (3/23)… Scored a career-high 22 points twice, both against Portland… Had first career double-double at Portland (12/28) with 22 points (10-18 FG) 10 rebounds… Had a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Toronto (1/14)… Had a career-high six steals in 41 minutes at Miami (11/21)… Scored 11 points with seven rebounds and four assists in the got milk? Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend... PLAYOFFS... Started all five playoff games… Averaged 9.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists and a team-leading 2.80 steals per game.

COLLEGE CAREER: In two seasons at University of Arizona, posted career totals of 594 points (9.6 ppg), 409 rebounds (6.6 rpg) and 95 steals (1.53 spg) in 62 games (34 starts)…in his final season at Arizona, made the All- Pac 10 team, earned All-District 9 honors from the USBWA and was named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press…also received second team Pac-10 All-Academic team honors in 2003-04…following sophomore season, voted team MVP as voted by his teammates…became the first player in Arizona history to lead the team in rebounds, assists and steals in the same season (2003-04)…became the sixth early entry candidate under head coach Lute Olson…finished the 2003-04 season as the only player in the Pac-10 to be ranked in the top 20 in scoring and rebounding and the top 10 in assists, steals and assist-to-turnover ratio…posted 10 career double-doubles and three triple-doubles…joined Jason Kidd (California) as the only Pac-10 players to register more than one triple-double in a season…named to the Pac-10 All-Freshmen team in 2002-03… appeared in five NCAA Tournament games…signed with Arizona in the spring of 2002 after being released from his National Letter of Intent at Arkansas following Nolan Richardson’s departure…as a senior in high school at Lanphier HS (Ill.), averaged 23.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game and was named Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year.


Personal

Full name is Andre Tyler Iguodala Son of Leonard and Linda Shanklin Brother Frank played basketball at Lake Land College (Matoon, Ill.; 2000-02), and the University of Dayton (2002-04) During the summer of 2001, named the AAU national tournament Most Valuable Player after hitting the game-winning shot at the final buzzer to give his team the 17-and-under national title Also earned three letters in track & field in high school Majored in education at Arizona Hobbies include reading and video games Participated in the 76ers Drive for Kids program for the last two seasons. In 2005-06, hosted Andre’s Book Drive (3/5/06) leading to the donation of more than 2,000 new children’s books to Philadelphia READS. In 2004-05, hosted a Caps for Kids Drive, which brought in over 1,400 new hats that were donated to local children’s hospitals Established the Andre Iguodala Disaster Relief Fund in March of 2006 to raise money to assist tornado victims in his hometown city of Springfield, Ill., and aid approximatelty 250 displaced children from area schools Donated $500 per point, rebound and assist recorded versus New York (4/2) and finished with 20 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for a total of $19,000 to assist tornado relief efforts in Springfield, Ill. Combined with an online auction and in-arena donations at the Wachovia Center on April 2, overall donations totaled $35,000 for the relief effort
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