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Alonzo Edward Gee (born May 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Born and raised in Riviera Beach, Florida, Gee attended the University of Alabama, where he played for the Alabama Crimson Tide men's basketball team for four seasons.

High school career

Gee attended William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida where he led them to Class 5A state titles in 2004 and 2005. As a junior in 2003–04, he averaged 15 points and seven rebounds per game as he earned All-State Tournament team and honorable mention All-State honors. He was also awarded the Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Adidas Showcase national tournament.[1]

On November 16, 2004, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball for the University of Alabama.[2]

As a senior in 2004–05, he averaged 21.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game as was named the Class 5A State Tournament Most Valuable Player and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year. He also earned all-state first team honors.[1]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Gee was listed as the No. 10 shooting guard and the No. 33 player in the nation in 2005.[3]

College career

In his freshman season at Alabama, Gee was named to the All-SEC Freshman team after averaging 8.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 31 games.[1]

In his sophomore season, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Paradise Jam Tournament after scoring 12 points against Middle Tennessee, 21 points against Iowa and 13 points against Xavier while shooting 54.5 percent from the field in three games as the Tide won the tournament championship. In 32 games (all starts), he averaged 12.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.[1] He also scored a then career high 26 points against Coppin State University.[1]

In his junior season, he scored his 1,000th career point against Tennessee on January 29, 2008. He earned All-Tournament team honors at the Findlay Toyota Las Vegas C

Gee attended William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida where he led them to Class 5A state titles in 2004 and 2005. As a junior in 2003–04, he averaged 15 points and seven rebounds per game as he earned All-State Tournament team and honorable mention All-State honors. He was also awarded the Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Adidas Showcase national tournament.[1]

On November 16, 2004, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball for the University of Alabama.[2]

As a senior in 2004–05, he averaged 21.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game as was named the Class 5A State Tournament Most Valuable Player and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year. He also earned all-state first team honors.[1]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Gee was listed as the No. 10 shooting guard and the No. 33 player in the nation in 2005.[3]

College career

In his freshman season at Alabama, Gee was named to the All-SEC Freshman team after averaging 8.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 31 games.[1]

In his sophomore season, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Paradise Jam Tournament after scoring 12 points against Middle Tennessee, 21 points against Iowa and 13 points against Xavier while shooting 54.5 percent from the field in three games as the Tide won the tournament championship. In 32 games (all starts), he averaged 12.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.[1] He also scored a then career high 26 points against Coppin State University.[1]

In his junior season, he scored his 1,000th career point against Tennessee on January 29, 2008. He earned All-Tournament team honors at the Findlay Toyota Las Vegas Classic. He was also named to the All-SEC Preseason second team by the league's coaches. In 33 games (all starts), he averaged 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game.[1]

In his senior season, he was named to the All-SEC second team after averaging 15.0 points and 7.2 rebounds in 32 games.[4]

Gee finished his basketball career at Alabama by being one of 41 players to score 1000 points in the career, as well as 127 assists, 120 steals and 35 blocked shots.

Professional career

Austin Toros (2009–2010)

National Letter of Intent to play college basketball for the University of Alabama.[2]

As a senior in 2004–05, he averaged 21.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game as was named the Class 5A State Tournament Most Valuable Player and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year. He also earned all-state first team honors.[1]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Gee was listed as the No. 10 shooting guard and the No. 33 player in the nation in 2005.[3]

In his freshman season at Alabama, Gee was named to the All-SEC Freshman team after averaging 8.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 31 games.[1]

In his sophomore season, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Paradise Jam Tournament after scoring 12 points against Middle Tennessee, 21 points against Iowa and 13 points against Xavier while shooting 54.5 percent from the field in three games as the Tide won the tournament championship. In 32 games (all

In his sophomore season, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Paradise Jam Tournament after scoring 12 points against Middle Tennessee, 21 points against Iowa and 13 points against Xavier while shooting 54.5 percent from the field in three games as the Tide won the tournament championship. In 32 games (all starts), he averaged 12.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.[1] He also scored a then career high 26 points against Coppin State University.[1]

In his junior season, he scored his 1,000th career point against Tennessee on January 29, 2008. He earned All-Tournament team honors at the Findlay Toyota Las Vegas Classic. He was also named to the All-SEC Preseason second team by the league's coaches. In 33 games (all starts), he averaged 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game.[1]

In his senior season, he was named to the All-SEC second team after averaging 15.0 points and 7.2 rebounds in 32 games.[4]

Gee finished his basketball career at Alabama by being one of 41 players to score 1000 points in the career, as well as 127 assists, 120 steals and 35 blocked shots.

After going undrafted in the 2009 NBA draft, Gee joined the San Antonio Spurs for the 2009 NBA Summer League. On September 27, 2009, he signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.[5] However, he was later waived by the Timberwolves on October 6, 2009. On November 5, 2009, he was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2009 NBA D-League draft by the Austin Toros. In 36 games (35 starts) for the Toros, he averaged 21.0 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.[6]

Washington Wizards (2010)

On March 7, 2010, Gee signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.[6] Four days later, he made his NBA debut in a game against the Atlanta Hawks, recording two points and two rebounds in seven minutes of action. On March 18, 2010, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Wizards.[7]

San Antonio Spurs (2010)

After his second 10-day contract expired with the Wizards, on March 29, 2010, Gee signed with the San Antonio Spurs.[8] On April 8, 2010, he was assigned to the Austin Toros.Washington Wizards.[6] Four days later, he made his NBA debut in a game against the Atlanta Hawks, recording two points and two rebounds in seven minutes of action. On March 18, 2010, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Wizards.[7]

San Antonio Spurs (2010)

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After his second 10-day contract expired with the Wizards, on March 29, 2010, Gee signed with the San Antonio Spurs.[8] On April 8, 2010, he was assigned to the Austin Toros.[9] On April 17, 2010, he was named the 2010 NBA D-League Rookie of the Year.[10] Six days later, he was recalled by the Spurs.[11]

In July 2010, he joined the Spurs for the 2010 NBA Summer League. On November 16, 2010, he was waived by the Spurs just nine games into the season.[12]

Return to Washington (2010)In July 2010, he joined the Spurs for the 2010 NBA Summer League. On November 16, 2010, he was waived by the Spurs just nine games into the season.[12]

On November 22, 2010, Gee signed with the Washington Wizards, returning to the franchise for a second stint.[13] On December 20, 2010, he was waived by the Wizards after just 11 games.[14]

Cleveland Cavaliers (2010–2014)

On April 13, 2018, Caciques de Humacao was reported to have signed Gee.[35]

Brisbane Bullets (2018)

On August

On August 30, 2018, Gee signed with the Brisbane Bullets for the 2018–19 NBL season.[36] On October 27, 2018, he was released by the Bullets for personal reasons.[37][38]

NBA career statistics

Alonzo Gee
Alonzo Gee with Cavs (11-17-12).jpg
Gee with the Cavaliers in 2012
Free agent
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1987-05-29) May 29, 1987 (age 33)
Riviera Beach, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolWilliam T. Dwyer
(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)
CollegeAlabama (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Austin Toros
2010Washington Wizards
2010San Antonio Spurs
2010→Austin Toros
2010Washington Wizards
20102014Cleveland Cavaliers
2011Asseco Prokom Gdynia
2014–2015Denver Nuggets
2015Portland Trail Blazers
2015–2016New Orleans Pelicans
2016–2017Denver Nuggets
2017–2018Sioux Falls Skyforce
2018Caciques de Humacao
2018Brisbane Bullets
2019Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters
Career highlights and awards
[1][39]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Alonzo Gee Bio". RollTide.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Alabama Signs Four Men's Basketball Players". RollTide.com. November 16, 2004. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  3. ^ "Alonzo Gee Recruiting Profile". Rivals.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Alonzo Gee Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  5. ^ "Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. September 27, 2009. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Wizards Sign Swingman Alonzo Gee to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. March 7, 2010. Archived from the original on March 21, 2010. Retrieved March 29, 2010.
  7. ^ "Wizards Sign Gee to Second 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. March 18, 2010. Archived from the original on March 22, 2010. Retrieved March 29, 2010.
  8. ^ "Spurs Sign Alonzo Gee". NBA.com. March 29, 2010. Archived from the original on April 4, 2010. Retrieved March 30, 2010.