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Jason Richardson

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Jason Richardson
Richardson with the Suns
Personal information
Born (1981-01-20) January 20, 1981 (age 43)
Saginaw, Michigan
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolArthur Hill (Saginaw, Michigan)
CollegeMichigan State (1999–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career2001–2015
PositionShooting guard
Career history
20012007Golden State Warriors
20072008Charlotte Bobcats
20082010Phoenix Suns
20102012Orlando Magic
20122015Philadelphia 76ers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points14,644 (17.1 ppg)
Rebounds4,245 (5.0 rpg)
Assists2,284 (2.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jason Anthoney Richardson (born January 20, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Richardson was taken by the Golden State Warriors as the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft after playing college basketball for Michigan State University. He won the NBA Dunk Contest in both 2002 and 2003, becoming the second player, after Michael Jordan, to win the competition back-to-back. Richardson has also played for the Charlotte Bobcats, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, and the Philadelphia 76ers.