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Rashard Quovon Lewis (born August 8, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player. He rose to prominence in the NBA
NBA
as a scorer with the Seattle SuperSonics, and was later a member of the Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
and Miami Heat. He garnered two All-Star selections, one with Seattle and another with Orlando. Lewis reached the NBA
NBA
Finals three times, winning an NBA
NBA
championship in 2013 as a member of the Heat.

Contents

1 NBA
NBA
career

1.1 Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
(1998–2007) 1.2 Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2007–2010) 1.3 Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
(2010–2012) 1.4 New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(2012) 1.5 Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(2012–2014) 1.6 Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(2014)

2 BIG3 3 NBA
NBA
career statistics

3.1 Regular season 3.2 Playoffs

4 See also 5 References 6 External links

NBA
NBA
career[edit] Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
(1998–2007)[edit] Despite being recruited by Florida State, Kansas and Houston, Lewis bypassed college and opted for the 1998 NBA
NBA
draft, wherein he was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
with the 32nd overall pick. At the time of his selection, he was the last player remaining in the "green room", where fifteen of the top draft prospects sit until their selection. He and teammate Ray Allen
Ray Allen
made Seattle a contender during the early 2000s. In 2001, Lewis was selected to play for the United States
United States
in the Goodwill Games, in which they won the gold medal. On October 31, 2003, Lewis scored a career-high 50 points to lead the SuperSonics to a 124–105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
to close out a two-game series in Saitama, Japan.[1] Lewis was named an All-Star in 2004–05. Lewis holds the SuperSonics' record for most three-pointers made, having passed Dale Ellis for second place on November 22, 2005, and Gary Payton
Gary Payton
for first place on March 13, 2007, when Lewis made his 918th three-pointer in a game against the Detroit Pistons. Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2007–2010)[edit] After playing his first nine seasons for the Seattle SuperSonics, Lewis joined the Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
in July 2007, as he agreed to a six-year sign-and-trade deal worth $118 million.[2][3] In his first season with the Magic, Lewis was moved from his usual small forward position to power forward. That year, he made 53 more three-pointers than his previous single-season record (173, 2004–05). During the playoffs, the Magic reached the second round, with Lewis contributing a 33-point performance against the Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
in Orlando's only win of the series. Lewis was the Magic's top scorer in the playoffs and set personal records in points, rebounds, and assists. Lewis started the 2008–09 season as the team's second leading scorer, earning an appearance in the 2009 NBA
NBA
All-Star Game. In the 2009 NBA
NBA
Playoffs, Lewis hit a game-winning shot in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, what he called the biggest shot of his career. The Magic won the series and advanced to the NBA
NBA
Finals, where they were defeated by the Los Angeles Lakers in five games. On August 6, 2009, Lewis was suspended without pay for the first ten games of the 2009–10 season after testing positive for a banned substance.[4] Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
(2010–2012)[edit] On December 18, 2010, Lewis was traded to the Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
in exchange for Gilbert Arenas.[5] In 60 games for the Wizards over two seasons, Lewis averaged 9.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(2012)[edit] On June 20, 2012, Lewis was traded, along with the 46th pick in the 2012 NBA
NBA
draft, to the New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
in exchange for Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor.[6] On June 30, 2012, the Hornets agreed to buyout terms with Lewis and waived him.[7] Miami Heat
Miami Heat
(2012–2014)[edit] On July 11, 2012, Lewis signed a two-year deal with the Miami Heat.[8] The move reunited him with former Seattle teammate Ray Allen. The Heat finished the 2012–13 season with a league-best 66–16 record. Lewis won his first NBA
NBA
championship with the Heat's Finals series victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Lewis earned rave reviews from Heat coach Erik Spoelstra
Erik Spoelstra
for the way he defended in Game 3 of the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers, even though he finished without a single point, rebound, assist or steal. Lewis worked his way into the starting lineup during the series, earning notoriety for helping the team despite a lack of impressive box score statistics in games 3 and 4.[9][10] In Game 5 of the series, Lewis started again, and scored 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting from behind the three-point line. In Game 6, Lewis started and scored 13 points as the Heat advanced to the NBA Finals. The Heat went on to lose the Finals to the San Antonio Spurs in five games. Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(2014)[edit] On July 19, 2014, Lewis signed with the Dallas Mavericks.[11] However, just four days later, his contract was voided by the Mavericks after he failed his physical when it was discovered that his right knee required surgery.[12] BIG3[edit] In 2017, Rashard joined the 3 Headed Monsters
3 Headed Monsters
of the BIG3
BIG3
basketball league, a team that include NBA
NBA
Hall of Famer Gary Payton
Gary Payton
as the head coach, and teammates such as Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
and Kwame Brown. The 3 Headed Monsters went 7-1, reaching the Championship game, where they lost to undefeated Trilogy (basketball). NBA
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

† Denotes seasons in which Lewis won an NBA
NBA
championship

Regular season[edit]

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

1998–99 Seattle 20 7 7.3 .365 .167 .571 1.3 .2 .4 .1 2.4

1999–00 Seattle 82 8 19.2 .486 .333 .683 4.1 .9 .8 .4 8.2

2000–01 Seattle 78 78 34.9 .480 .432 .826 6.9 1.6 1.2 .6 14.8

2001–02 Seattle 71 70 36.4 .468 .389 .810 7.0 1.7 1.5 .6 16.8

2002–03 Seattle 77 77 39.5 .452 .346 .820 6.5 1.7 1.3 .5 18.1

2003–04 Seattle 80 80 36.6 .435 .376 .763 6.5 2.2 1.2 .7 17.8

2004–05 Seattle 71 71 38.0 .462 .400 .777 5.5 1.3 1.1 .9 20.5

2005–06 Seattle 78 77 36.9 .467 .384 .818 5.0 2.3 1.3 .6 20.1

2006–07 Seattle 60 60 39.1 .461 .390 .841 6.6 2.4 1.1 .7 22.4

2007–08 Orlando 81 81 38.0 .455 .409 .838 5.4 2.4 1.2 .5 18.2

2008–09 Orlando 79 79 36.2 .439 .397 .836 5.7 2.6 1.0 .6 17.7

2009–10 Orlando 72 72 32.9 .435 .397 .806 4.4 1.5 1.1 .4 14.1

2010–11 Orlando 25 25 32.4 .419 .367 .756 4.2 1.2 .9 .4 12.2

2010–11 Washington 32 27 31.7 .446 .347 .843 5.8 2.0 .9 .6 11.4

2011–12 Washington 28 15 26.0 .385 .239 .838 3.9 1.0 .8 .4 7.8

2012–13† Miami 55 9 14.4 .414 .389 .622 2.2 .5 .4 .3 5.2

2013–14 Miami 60 6 16.2 .415 .343 .788 1.8 1.0 .9 .1 4.5

Career 1,049 842 32 .452 .386 .805 5.2 1.7 1.1 .5 14.9

All-Star 2 0 17.5 .308 .167 .500 5.0 .5 .5 .0 5.0

Playoffs[edit]

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

2000 Seattle 5 5 31.4 .441 .474 .800 6.2 .6 1.0 .6 15.4

2002 Seattle 3 2 26.3 .375 .167 1.000 3.7 .7 .3 .0 12.7

2005 Seattle 8 8 39.0 .406 .200 .880 5.4 1.6 .4 .4 16.9

2008 Orlando 10 10 41.7 .436 .309 .821 7.2 3.4 1.1 .5 19.5

2009 Orlando 24 24 41.1 .448 .394 .784 6.4 2.9 1.0 .5 19.0

2010 Orlando 14 14 36.6 .462 .373 .800 5.6 2.3 1.1 .7 12.9

2013† Miami 11 0 4.3 .400 .000 .500 .6 .4 .2 .2 1.5

2014 Miami 18 8 17.7 .412 .373 .750 2.1 .3 .4 .3 5.3

Career 93 71 30.4 .436 .356 .818 4.7 1.8 .7 .5 12.8

See also[edit]

National Basketball
Basketball
Association portal

List of National Basketball
Basketball
Association players with 1000 games played List of National Basketball
Basketball
Association career 3-point scoring leaders

References[edit]

^ PRO BASKETBALL -- ROUNDUP: N.B.A.; Lewis Scores Career-High 50 Points As the Sonics Prevail Again in Japan ^ "Magic Acquire Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
is a Sign-and-Trade Deal with Seattle". NBA.com. July 11, 2007. Retrieved June 1, 2013.  ^ Washburn, Gary (July 11, 2007). " Sign-and-trade deal for Lewis brings Sonics hefty trade exception". seattlepi.com. Retrieved July 9, 2016.  ^ Lewis suspended 10 games by NBA ^ "Wizards Acquire Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
From Magic". NBA.com. December 18, 2010. Retrieved December 18, 2010.  ^ "HORNETS ACQUIRE RASHARD LEWIS AND DRAFT PICK". NBA.com. June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 20, 2012.  ^ New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
buyout and waive Rashard Lewis ^ "HEAT Signs Rashard Lewis". NBA.com. July 11, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2012.  ^ "Andersen inactive, Lewis starts Game 4 for Heat". NBA.com. May 26, 2014. Retrieved May 26, 2014.  ^ Partnow, Seth (May 28, 2014). "Despite a gaudy plus/minus rating, is Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
really helping the Heat win?". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved May 28, 2014.  ^ "Mavericks Sign Rashard Lewis". mavs.com. July 19, 2014. Retrieved July 19, 2014.  ^ Caplan, Jeff (July 23, 2014). "NEEDING SURGERY, LEWIS OUT IN DALLAS". NBA.com. Archived from the original on July 24, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
at nba.com

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1998 NBA
NBA
draft

First round

Michael Olowokandi Mike Bibby Raef LaFrentz Antawn Jamison Vince Carter Robert Traylor Jason Williams Larry Hughes Dirk Nowitzki Paul Pierce Bonzi Wells Michael Doleac Keon Clark Michael Dickerson Matt Harpring Bryce Drew Radoslav Nesterović Mirsad Türkcan Pat Garrity Roshown McLeod Ricky Davis Brian Skinner Tyronn Lue Felipe López Al Harrington Sam Jacobson Vladimir Stepania Corey Benjamin Nazr Mohammed

Second round

Ansu Sesay Ruben Patterson Rashard Lewis Jelani McCoy Shammond Williams Bruno Šundov Jerome James Casey Shaw DeMarco Johnson Rafer Alston Korleone Young Cuttino Mobley Miles Simon Jahidi White Sean Marks Toby Bailey Andrae Patterson Tyson Wheeler Ryan Stack Cory Carr Andrew Betts Corey Brewer Derrick Dial Greg Buckner Tremaine Fowlkes Ryan Bowen J. R. Henderson Torraye Braggs Maceo Baston

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United States
United States
men's basketball squad – 2001 Goodwill Games – Gold medal

Battier Booth Davis Fizer Lewis Madsen Marion Martin A. Miller M. Miller O'Neal Szczerbiak Terry Coach: Saunders

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Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2012–13 NBA
NBA
champions

1 Bosh 3 Wade 6 James (Finals MVP) 9 Lewis 11 Andersen 13 Miller 15 Chalmers 22 Jones 24 Varnado 30 Cole 31 Battier 34 Allen 40 Haslem 50 Anthony

Head coach Spoelstra

Assistant coaches McAdoo Askins Rothstein Fizdale Kammerer Craig

Regular sea

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