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LOUIS GABRIEL "LOU" AMUNDSON (/ˈɑːməndsən/ born December 7, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who last played for TNT KaTropa
TNT KaTropa
of the Philippine Basketball
Basketball
Association (PBA). He played college basketball for UNLV .

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life and college

* 2 Professional career

* 2.1 NBA D-League * 2.2 Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
(2007–2008) * 2.3 Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(2008–2010) * 2.4 Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
(2010–2011) * 2.5 Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
(2011–2012) * 2.6 Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
(2012–2013) * 2.7 Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
(2013) * 2.8 New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(2013) * 2.9 Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
(2013) * 2.10 New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
(2013) * 2.11 Return to the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
(2014) * 2.12 Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
(2014–2015) * 2.13 New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(2015–2016) * 2.14 Philippines (2017)

* 3 Personal life

* 4 NBA career statistics

* 4.1 Regular season * 4.2 Playoffs

* 5 References * 6 External links

EARLY LIFE AND COLLEGE

Amundson was born in Ventura, California
Ventura, California
, and grew up in Boulder, Colorado .

He played college basketball at UNLV from 2001 to 2002 and then from 2003 to 2006, missing the 2002–03 season as a medical redshirt due to a thumb infection.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

NBA D-LEAGUE

Amundson has played in the NBA D-League and was named the NBA D-League Rookie of the Year in 2007.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (2007–2008)

On March 8, 2007, Amundson signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
.

PHOENIX SUNS (2008–2010)

Amundson with the Suns in 2009

On August 14, 2008, Amundson signed a two-year contract with the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
. On June 30, 2009, Suns exercised the team option on Amundson's contract.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (2010–2011)

On September 13, 2010, Amundson signed a two-year $4.17 million contract with the Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
, with the second year being a player option. During 46 games, he averaged 4.3 points and 4 rebounds in 15 minutes of play. After the 2010–2011 season, he exercised his option to stay with the Warriors for one more year.

On October 16, 2010, in a game against the Trail Blazers in Portland, Amundson dislocated the middle knuckle on his right index finger and had a fracture at its base that required surgery.

On October 18, 2010, Amundson underwent successful surgery to repair this fractured right index finger. The procedure was performed by Dr. Andrew Gutow, a hand specialist from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, at the Menlo Park Surgical Hospital.

INDIANA PACERS (2011–2012)

On December 19, 2011, Amundson was traded to the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
for Brandon Rush
Brandon Rush
.

On March 13, 2012, Amundson helped avenge his broken finger from the prior season when he was with Golden State and scored a career-high 21 points to help Indiana beat the Portland Trail Blazers 92–75.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES (2012–2013)

He signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
on September 25, 2012. He was waived by the Timberwolves on February 8, 2013.

CHICAGO BULLS (2013)

On March 2, 2013, the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
signed Amundson to a 10-day contract.

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS (2013)

On March 12, 2013, Amundson signed with the New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
for the rest of the 2012–13 NBA season.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (2013)

On September 30, 2013, Amundson signed with the Los Angeles Clippers . On October 26, 2013, he was waived by the Clippers.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS (2013)

On November 12, 2013, Amundson signed with the New Orleans Pelicans for the rest of the 2013–14 NBA season. On December 31, 2013, he was waived by the Pelicans.

RETURN TO THE CHICAGO BULLS (2014)

On April 10, 2014, Amundson signed with the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
for the rest of the 2013–14 season. On July 15, 2014, he was waived by the Bulls.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (2014–2015)

On September 26, 2014, Amundson signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
.

NEW YORK KNICKS (2015–2016)

On January 5, 2015, Amundson was traded to the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
in a three-team trade that also involved the Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder . The Knicks received Amundson, Alex Kirk , and a second round pick in the 2019 NBA draft, while Cleveland received Iman Shumpert and J. R. Smith
J. R. Smith
from the Knicks and a first round pick in the 2015 NBA draft
NBA draft
from the Thunder, while Cleveland sent Dion Waiters
Dion Waiters
to Oklahoma City, and the Thunder send Lance Thomas to the Knicks. After being waived by the Knicks on January 7, he signed a 10-day contract with the team three days later. With his Knicks debut on January 15, he became just the twelfth player to play for at least ten NBA teams. On January 20, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Knicks. On January 30, he signed with the Knicks for the rest of the season.

On July 30, 2015, Amundson re-signed with the Knicks. He re-signed with the Knicks for a second time on September 19, 2016, but was later waived on October 21, 2016.

PHILIPPINES (2017)

On March 23, 2017, Amundson signed with TNT KaTropa
TNT KaTropa
of the Philippine Basketball
Basketball
Association as an import for the 2017 PBA Commissioner\'s Cup . He appeared in two games for TNT KaTropa
TNT KaTropa
before parting with the team on March 27.

PERSONAL LIFE

Amundson has Swedish heritage on his father's side, and also lived in Stockholm
Stockholm
for a time. He expressed a desire to play for the Swedish national team, but that failed when the Swedish immigration ministry rejected his application for citizenship.

NBA CAREER STATISTICS

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

YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2006–07 Utah 1 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0

2006–07 Philadelphia 10 0 8.7 .400 .000 .400 2.8 .1 .1 .8 1.6

2007–08 Philadelphia 16 0 4.0 .500 .000 .286 .8 .0 .1 .1 1.1

2008–09 Phoenix 76 0 13.7 .536 .000 .442 3.6 .4 .4 .9 4.2

2009–10 Phoenix 79 0 14.8 .551 .000 .545 4.4 .4 .3 .9 4.7

2010–11 Golden State 46 7 15.0 .454 .000 .391 4.0 .4 .3 .7 4.3

2011–12 Indiana 60 0 12.6 .430 .000 .427 3.7 .2 .5 .7 3.6

2012–13 Minnesota 20 0 8.1 .368 .000 .200 2.4 .2 .4 .3 1.6

2012–13 Chicago 1 0 2.0 .000 .000 .000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 .0

2012–13 New Orleans 18 0 11.6 .429 .000 .500 3.2 .4 .5 .3 2.4

2013–14 New Orleans 18 0 10.2 .500 .000 .250 3.1 .3 .5 .6 2.1

2013–14 Chicago 1 0 1.0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0

2014–15 Cleveland 12 0 6.6 .333 .000 .600 1.7 .4 .1 .0 .9

2014–15 New York 41 35 20.9 .432 .000 .463 6.0 1.6 .5 1.3 6.0

2015–16 New York 29 0 7.0 .358 .000 .519 1.7 .4 .2 .2 1.8

Career 428 42 12.9 .474 .000 .444 3.6 .4 .4 .7 3.7

PLAYOFFS

YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2008 Philadelphia 2 0 5.0 .500 .000 .500 3.5 .0 .0 .0 2.5

2010 Phoenix 16 0 12.1 .528 .000 .429 3.5 .1 .4 .4 2.9

2012 Indiana 11 0 8.5 .522 .000 .500 2.1 .2 .2 .5 2.5

Career 29 0 10.3 .524 .000 .448 3.0 .1 .3 .4 2.7

REFERENCES

* ^ 10 Questions for Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Louis Amundson * ^ " Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
Sign Louis Amundson to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com
NBA.com
. March 8, 2007. Retrieved December 20, 2011. * ^ "Suns Sign Forward Louis Amundson". NBA.com
NBA.com
. August 14, 2008. Retrieved December 20, 2011. * ^ "Suns Exercise Team Option on Amundson". NBA.com
NBA.com
. June 30, 2009. Retrieved December 20, 2011. * ^ "Warriors Sign Free Agent Forward Louis Amundson". NBA.com
NBA.com
. September 13, 2010. Retrieved December 20, 2011. * ^ "Warriors Forward Lou Amundson Exercises Contract Option For 2011–12 Season". NBA.com
NBA.com
. June 30, 2011. Retrieved December 20, 2011. * ^ "Warriors lose Amundson with fractured finger". sfgate.com . October 18, 2010. Retrieved March 23, 2012. * ^ " Lou Amundson Undergoes Successful Surgery". NBA.com
NBA.com
. October 18, 2010. Retrieved March 23, 2012. * ^ "Pacers Acquire Amundson from Golden State". NBA.com
NBA.com
. December 19, 2011. Retrieved December 19, 2011. * ^ "Amundson scores career-high 21 as Pacers beat Trail Blazers 92–75 to end 4-game losing streak". startribune.com . March 13, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2012. * ^ "Wolves Sign Lou Amundson". NBA.com. September 25, 2012. Retrieved September 25, 2012. * ^ "Johnson, Gelabale To Stay For Rest Of Season". NBA.com. February 8, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013. * ^ "Bulls sign forward Amundson to 10-day contract". NBA.com. March 2, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. * ^ "Hornets Sign Amundson". NBA.com. March 12, 2013. Retrieved March 12, 2013. * ^ Clippers add Lou Amundson, Mustapha Farrakhan, JaMychal Green to training camp. Insidehoops.com. Retrieved on October 30, 2016. * ^ "Clippers waive forward Amundson". NBA.com. October 26, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2013. * ^ Pelicans sign Lou Amundson and Josh Childress, waive Lance Thomas and Arinze Onuaku. Insidehoops.com. Retrieved on October 30, 2016. * ^ Pelicans Waive Amundson. Nba.com (December 31, 2013). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Bulls Sign James And Amundson For Remainder Of The Season. Nba.com (April 10, 2014). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Bulls Waive Amundson, Brewer And James. Nba.com (July 15, 2014). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Cavaliers Announce 2014–15 Training Camp Roster. Nba.com. Retrieved on October 30, 2016. * ^ Knicks Part of Three-Team Trade. Nba.com (January 5, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Knicks waive Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas, Alex Kirk. Insidehoops.com (January 5, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Knicks sign Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas to 10-day contracts. Insidehoops.com. Retrieved on October 30, 2016. * ^ NBA\'s all-time 10-team club. Espn.go.com (January 10, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Knicks Sign Lou Amundson to Second 10-Day Contract. Nba.com (January 20, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ Knicks Sign Amundson for Remainder of Season. Nba.com (January 30, 2015). Retrieved on 2016-10-30. * ^ "Knicks Re-Sign Lou Amundson". NBA.com. July 30, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2015. * ^ "Knicks Re-Sign Lou Amundson". NBA.com. September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016. * ^ "Knicks waive Lou Amundson, Cleanthony Early, Chasson Randle, J.P. Tokoto and Damien Inglis". InsideHoops.com. October 21, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. * ^ Sacamos, Karlo (March 23, 2017). "NBA veteran Lou Amundson sports new look but vows to bring same, old energy in TNT debut". Spin.ph. Retrieved July 26, 2017. * ^ Naredo, Camille B. (March 27, 2017). "TNT import Amundson relishes short stint in PBA". abs-cbn.com. Retrieved July 26, 2017. * ^ Lintag, Paul (March 27, 2017). "Bittersweet PBA exit for Lou Amundson". abs-cbn.com. Retrieved July 26, 2017. * ^ "NBA-stjärna ville spelas för Sverige- stoppas". expressen.se . May 27, 2010. Retrieved August 14, 2012.

EXTERNAL LINKS

* National Basketball
Basketball
Association portal * Biography portal