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Joshua Scott McRoberts (born February 28, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association (NBA). McRoberts, a 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) power forward, played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. He was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 37th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft.

Contents

1 High school career 2 Collegiate career

2.1 Freshman 2.2 Sophomore

3 NBA career

3.1 Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
/ Idaho Stampede 3.2 Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
(2008–2011) 3.3 Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
(2011–2012) 3.4 Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2012–2013) 3.5 Charlotte Bobcats
Charlotte Bobcats
(2013–2014) 3.6 Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(2014–2017) 3.7 Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(2017–2018)

4 Player profile 5 Awards

5.1 High school 5.2 College

6 NBA career statistics

6.1 Regular season 6.2 Playoffs

7 References 8 External links

High school career[edit] McRoberts attended Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana
Carmel, Indiana
and led the Greyhounds in both scoring and rebounding during his senior year. He averaged 17.9 points to go along with 11.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3.0 blocked shots per game and shot .593 (166-of-280) from the field while guiding the Greyhounds to a 21–4 record and a trip to the sectional championship game in 2005. McRoberts was considered the number one power forward prospect out of high school, and was projected to be drafted in the 2005 NBA draft
NBA draft
had he declared.[1] Collegiate career[edit] Freshman[edit] At Duke University, McRoberts averaged 8.7 points and 1.3 blocked shots while leading the team (60.5%) in field goal percentage.[2] McRoberts was named to the ACC All-Freshman team. He helped the Duke Blue Devils to a record of 32–4, the ACC regular season title, and the 2006 ACC tournament championship title by defeating the Boston College Eagles. He was also named to the third team Freshman All-America by collegehoops.net. McRoberts' late-season numbers improved as he recorded 10 of his 15 double-figure scoring games in his final 14 games, while averaging 10.4 points and 6.3 rebounds (with a 59.6 FG%).[3] Considered a potential NBA draft
NBA draft
lottery pick, McRoberts instead stated he would not enter the draft, and would return to Duke for the 2006–2007 season.[3] McRoberts underwent a successful lumbar discectomy on August 3, 2006. He had been suffering from chronic back problems since high school and had the operation to alleviate the problem. Sophomore[edit] Games 33, PPG: 13.0, RPG: 7.9, APG: 3.5, FG%: 50.2[4] On December 19, 2006 against Kent State, McRoberts had a career-high 19 points, six blocks, six rebounds, four assists, and four steals making him the first Duke player to tally at least four in all five categories.[5] NBA career[edit] Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
/ Idaho Stampede[edit] On March 22, 2007, McRoberts declared himself eligible for the 2007 NBA draft.[6] On June 28, 2007, he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 37th overall pick in the NBA draft. On January 9, 2008, McRoberts was assigned to the Idaho Stampede, the Trail Blazers' D-League affiliate.[7] After being with the Stampede for nearly a month, and getting an over 20-minute per game increase in playing time, McRoberts was called back up to the Trail Blazers.[8] Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
(2008–2011)[edit]

McRoberts in December 2009 as a member of the Pacers.

On June 26, 2008, the night of the 2008 NBA draft, McRoberts was traded by the Trail Blazers to his hometown Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
in a deal that sent him along with Brandon Rush
Brandon Rush
and Jarrett Jack
Jarrett Jack
in return for 11th overall pick Jerryd Bayless
Jerryd Bayless
and Ike Diogu.[9] Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
(2011–2012)[edit] On December 14, 2011, the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
signed McRoberts to a two-year deal worth about $6 million.[10] Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2012–2013)[edit]

McRoberts playing for the Magic in 2012

On August 10, 2012, McRoberts was traded to the Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
as part of the blockbuster deal that sent All-Star center Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
to the Lakers.[11] Charlotte Bobcats
Charlotte Bobcats
(2013–2014)[edit] On February 21, 2013, McRoberts was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats for Hakim Warrick.[12] On July 11, 2013, McRoberts re-signed with the Bobcats.[13] On March 28, 2014, McRoberts scored a career high 24 points in a loss to the Orlando Magic. He finished the season with career highs in games played and started with 78 each. On April 30, 2014, McRoberts underwent successful surgery to remove bone spurs from his left big toe.[14] On June 18, 2014, McRoberts opted out of his 2014–15 contract with the Charlotte Hornets.[15] Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(2014–2017)[edit] On July 14, 2014, McRoberts signed with the Miami Heat[16] to a reported four-year, $23 million contract.[17] After tearing his right meniscus on December 9, 2014 against the Phoenix Suns, McRoberts underwent surgery to repair it on December 22 and was subsequently ruled out for the rest of the 2014–15 season; he appeared in just 17 games.[18] After having most of 2014–15 season wiped out by injuries, McRoberts lost his starting spot because of Hassan Whiteside's emergence. He came into the 2015–16 season with a significant role off the bench, but that got away from him after missing nearly two months with a bruised knee.[19] On December 27, 2016, McRoberts was ruled out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his problematic left foot.[20] On May 23, 2017, McRoberts opted into his final year of his contract worth just over $6 million.[21] Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(2017–2018)[edit] On July 7, 2017, McRoberts was traded, along with a 2023 second round draft pick and cash considerations, to the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
in exchange for A. J. Hammons.[22][23] On February 10, 2018, he was waived by the Mavericks.[24] He saw action in two games for the Mavericks after spending the first 37 games of the season on the inactive list while rehabbing a left foot injury.[24] Player profile[edit] McRoberts can play both power forward and center. His scoring mostly comes off fast breaks, rebounds and hustle plays. He is a screen-setter with a decent jumper,[25] and possesses excellent passing skills for a big man.[26] He is considered an average defender. Pau Gasol
Pau Gasol
called McRoberts "scrappy and a hustler".[25] Awards[edit] High school[edit]

2005 McDonald's All-American Player of the Year 2005 McDonald's All-American Game MVP 2005 McDonald's All-American 2005 First-team Parade All-American 2005 National High School Coaches Assn. Senior Athlete of the Year

College[edit]

2006 ACC All-Tournament Second Team 2006 ACC All-Freshman Team 2006 Third Team Freshman All-America 2007 Atlantic Coast Sports Media Assocn All-ACC Second Team[27] 2007 ACC All-Defensive Team [28]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game

 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw
Free throw
percentage

 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game

 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2007–08 Portland 8 0 3.5 .600 .000 .000 1.3 .3 .1 .0 1.5

2008–09 Indiana 33 0 8.5 .422 .000 .769 2.2 .5 .4 .5 2.4

2009–10 Indiana 42 3 12.5 .521 .348 .500 3.0 1.0 .4 .4 4.3

2010–11 Indiana 72 51 22.2 .547 .383 .739 5.3 2.1 .7 .8 7.4

2011–12 L.A. Lakers 50 6 14.4 .475 .429 .639 3.4 1.0 .3 .4 2.8

2012–13 Orlando 41 3 16.7 .392 .309 .733 3.3 1.7 .2 .3 3.9

2012–13 Charlotte 26 19 30.8 .505 .241 .782 7.2 2.7 .8 .6 9.3

2013–14 Charlotte 78 78 30.3 .436 .361 .729 4.8 4.3 .7 .6 8.5

2014–15 Miami 17 4 17.4 .528 .421 .615 2.6 1.9 .7 .2 4.2

2015–16 Miami 42 1 14.2 .372 .245 .700 2.5 1.9 .4 .2 3.6

2016–17 Miami 22 14 17.3 .373 .419 .667 3.4 2.3 .5 .2 4.9

2017–18 Dallas 2 0 3.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0

Career 433 179 19.1 .463 .340 .705 3.9 2.1 .5 .4 5.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2011 Indiana 5 0 15.8 .333 .000 .818 3.6 1.2 .8 .2 5.0

2012 L.A. Lakers 6 0 2.7 .250 .000 .000 .7 .2 .0 .2 .3

2014 Charlotte 4 4 38.5 .455 .471 .800 6.8 3.8 1.0 .3 11.5

2016 Miami 10 0 13.4 .471 .000 1.000 2.6 .9 .5 .5 3.8

Career 25 4 15.3 .421 .308 .852 3.0 1.2 .5 .3 4.4

References[edit]

^ Prisbell, Eric (2005-10-24). "Duke Is the Team to Beat in NBA Draft-Depleted ACC". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-05-07.  ^ "Josh McRoberts". GoDuke.com. Retrieved 2007-03-14.  ^ a b "McRoberts Announces Plan To Return For Sophomore Season". GoDuke.com. 2006-04-26. Retrieved 2007-01-29.  ^ "Josh McRoberts". CNNSI.com. Retrieved 2007-03-18.  ^ "Game Recaps". CNN. Archived from the original on 2007-01-03. Retrieved 2006-12-19.  ^ "Duke sophomore McRoberts eligible for NBA draft". Associated Press. Retrieved 2007-03-22.  ^ "Trail Blazers Assign Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
To Idaho Stampede". nba.com. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-02-04.  ^ "Welcome back McBob". oregonlive.com. Retrieved 2008-02-04.  ^ "Pacers announce two trades; acquire seven players". NBA.com. 2008-07-09. Retrieved 2013-02-22.  ^ "Lakers Sign Josh McRoberts". NBA.com. 2011-12-14. Retrieved 2013-02-22.  ^ "Magic Acquire Six Players, Five Draft Picks in Howard Trade". NBA.com. 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2013-02-23.  ^ "Bobcats Acquire Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
from Orlando". NBA.com. 2013-02-23. Archived from the original on 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2013-02-22.  ^ Charlotte Bobcats
Charlotte Bobcats
re-sign Josh McRoberts ^ McRoberts Has Successful Toe Surgery Archived 2014-05-02 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
opts out of contract ^ HEAT Signs Josh McRoberts ^ Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
Verbally Commits To Four-Year, $23M Deal With Heat ^ Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
Undergoes Successful Surgery ^ 2016 NBA playoffs: Q&A with Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
on rocky season ^ Heat's Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
out indefinitely with foot injury ^ Winderman, Ira (May 23, 2017). " Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
opts in, $6M salary now on Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2017-18 salary cap". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved July 6, 2017.  ^ "HEAT Trade Josh McRoberts". NBA.com. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017.  ^ "Mavericks trade A.J. Hammons to Miami for Josh McRoberts". Mavs.com. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017.  ^ a b " Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
waive Josh McRoberts". Mavs.com. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2018.  ^ a b Bresnahan, Mike (December 14, 2011). "Lakers upset with Chris Paul's trade to Clippers". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on December 15, 2011.  ^ Josh McRoberts
Josh McRoberts
commits to Heat ^ "McRoberts, Nelson and Scheyer Receive All-ACC Recognition". GoDuke.com. 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-07.  ^ "2007 ACC Men's Basketball
Basketball
All-Defensive Team Announced". TheACC.com. 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 

External links[edit]

Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com ESPN.com profile

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