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Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Contents

1 High school and college career 2 Professional career

2.1 New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(2004–2006) 2.2 Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2006–2007) 2.3 Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Lakers (2007–2009)

2.3.1 2009 Playoffs

2.4 Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
(2009–2010) 2.5 New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(2010–2012) 2.6 Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
(2012–2014) 2.7 Second stint with Houston (2014–present)

3 Personal life 4 NBA career statistics

4.1 Regular season 4.2 Playoffs

5 See also 6 References 7 External links

High school and college career[edit] Ariza attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles, where as a junior in 2001–02, he combined with teammates and fellow future NBA players Hassan Adams, Brandon Heath, and Bobby Brown to lead the Comets to the California State championship. Considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Ariza was listed as the No. 5 power forward and the No. 18 player in the nation in 2003.[1] As a freshman at UCLA in 2003–04, Ariza played in 25 games (23 starts) and averaged 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and a team-high 1.7 steals. He subsequently earned All-Pac 10 Freshman Team honors. He declared for the NBA Draft following his freshman campaign at UCLA.[2] Professional career[edit] New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(2004–2006)[edit] Ariza was selected by the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2004 NBA draft. He played in 80 games during his rookie campaign with New York and averaged 5.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. At the time, he became the youngest player to ever wear a Knicks uniform (19 years, four months and four days old). His 80 games and 1,382 minutes were the most played by a Knicks rookie since Greg Anthony in 1991–92 (82 games played).[2] Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
(2006–2007)[edit] In February 2006, Ariza was traded along with Penny Hardaway
Penny Hardaway
to the Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
in exchange for Steve Francis. After the trade, he played in 21 games and averaged 4.7 points per game. In the 2006–07 season he played in 57 games and started in 7, averaging a career high 8.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Lakers (2007–2009)[edit] In November 2007, Ariza was traded to the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Lakers in exchange for Brian Cook
Brian Cook
and Maurice Evans.[3] He fractured a bone in his right foot in January 2008, but made his return in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
in late May, scoring a basket within his first minute of play. The Lakers went on to defeat the Spurs in 5 games and advance to the 2008 NBA Finals, but lost to the Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
in 6 games. In the 2008–09 season, he played in all 82 games, starting 20. Ariza was ejected during a game against Portland on March 9, 2009, following a flagrant foul on Rudy Fernández.[4] On March 15, 2009 versus the Dallas Mavericks, Ariza scored a career-high 26 points along with 3 steals, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists.[5] After becoming a starter, he began to show more ability on defense.[6] 2009 Playoffs[edit] In the playoffs, Ariza scored a playoff career-high 21 points in Game 1 of the first round against Utah Jazz.[7] In the Western Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets, Ariza stole an inbound pass from Chauncey Billups
Chauncey Billups
in Game 1 to help Lakers beat the Nuggets. In Game 3, the Lakers led by two points with 37.1 seconds remaining when Ariza stole Kenyon Martin's pass to Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony
near midcourt to help Lakers take a 2-1 lead.[8] The Lakers eventually won the series 4–2, sending them to the NBA Finals
NBA Finals
against the Orlando Magic. In Game 4 of the Finals, Ariza, who was 0-for-6 in the first half, scored 13 in the third quarter to help the Lakers win in overtime and finished the game with nine rebounds and three 3-pointers.[9] The Lakers went on to win their 15th NBA title in five games, 4-1. Ariza averaged a career-high 11.3 points and 4.2 rebounds and shot 50% from three-point range in the playoffs. Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
(2009–2010)[edit] On July 3, 2009, Ariza reached an agreement with the Houston Rockets worth $33 million over five years.[10] Ariza was signed using the Disabled Player Exception the Rockets were granted for injured center Yao Ming.[11] On October 31, 2009, against the Portland Trail Blazers, Ariza scored a career high 33 points in a 111-107 Rockets win. On December 13, 2009, Ariza was ejected after he attempted to punch DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
after having the ball stolen by him. He was subsequently suspended for one game.[12] On April 14, 2010, in the Rockets' final game of the season, Ariza recorded his first career triple-double, tallying 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
(2010–2012)[edit] On August 11, 2010, Ariza was traded to the New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans Hornets
as part of a four-team, five-player trade, with Darren Collison
Darren Collison
and James Posey going to the Indiana Pacers, Troy Murphy
Troy Murphy
to the New Jersey Nets, and Courtney Lee
Courtney Lee
to Houston.[13] During the 2011 NBA playoffs, Ariza logged career highs in minutes per game (40.2), points per game (15.5) rebounds (6.5) and assists (3.3). The Hornets lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in 6 games in the first round. Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
(2012–2014)[edit] On June 20, 2012, Ariza and Emeka Okafor
Emeka Okafor
were traded to the Washington Wizards for Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis
and a draft pick to the New Orleans Hornets.[14] On February 12, 2014, Ariza recorded a career high 10 made three pointers to score a season high 32 points, as well 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals, in a 112-113 loss to the Houston Rockets.[15] On March 1, 2014, Ariza recorded a career high 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, in a 122-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.[16] On April 27, 2014, Ariza set a playoff career-high 30 points against the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
in Game 4 of their 2014 NBA Playoffs first round match-up, which the Wizards won 98-89. The team went on to lose to the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
in six games in the conference semifinals. Second stint with Houston (2014–present)[edit] On July 15, 2014, Ariza was acquired by the Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
in a three-team sign-and-trade deal that also involved the Wizards and the New Orleans Pelicans.[17] On February 6, 2015, he tied a season-high with 24 points in a 117–111 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.[18] On December 9, 2015, Ariza sat out Houston's game against the Wizards with a bruised lower back, which snapped Ariza's streak of 172 straight games played.[19] On January 24, 2016, he scored a season-high 29 points and made a season-high six three-pointers in a 115–104 win over the Dallas Mavericks.[20] He topped that mark the following night, scoring 31 points in a 112–111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.[21] On February 27, he made two three-pointers against the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
to extend his streak with at least one three-pointer to 29 games, the longest streak by a Rockets player since 39 in a row by Aaron Brooks in the 2009–10 season.[22] The streak ended at 30 after shooting 0-of-8 from three-point range against the New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
on March 2.[23] Personal life[edit] On March 18, 1996, Ariza's youngest brother, Tajh Ariza, died after falling out of a hotel room window in Caracas, Venezuela. His first son is named after his late brother.[24] Ariza's stepfather, Kenny McClary, played at the University of Florida in the mid to late 1980s, and professionally with the Sydney Kings
Sydney Kings
in Australia. Ariza is of Turks & Caicos Islands and Dominican descent through his grandfather Osvaldo Ariza (a Turks and Caicos Islander of Dominican descent), and his parents, Lolita Ariza and Trevor Saunders[25] of Grand Turk.[26] Ariza once considered changing his citizenship to play for the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
national basketball team.[27] However, he later accepted an invitation to the Team USA training camp. 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 season in which Ariza won an NBA Championship

Regular season[edit]

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

2004–05 New York 80 12 17.3 .442 .231 .695 3.0 1.1 .9 .2 5.9

2005–06 New York 36 10 19.7 .418 .333 .545 3.8 1.3 1.2 .3 4.6

2005–06 Orlando 21 0 13.8 .400 .000 .700 3.9 .7 .7 .1 4.7

2006–07 Orlando 57 7 22.4 .539 .000 .620 4.4 1.1 1.0 .3 8.9

2007–08 Orlando 11 0 10.5 .452 .000 .533 2.2 .7 .5 .3 3.3

2007–08 L.A. Lakers 24 3 18.0 .524 .333 .683 3.5 1.5 1.1 .3 6.5

2008–09† L.A. Lakers 82 20 24.4 .460 .319 .710 4.3 1.8 1.7 .3 8.9

2009–10 Houston 72 71 36.5 .394 .334 .649 5.6 3.8 1.8 .6 14.9

2010–11 New Orleans 75 75 34.7 .398 .303 .701 5.4 2.2 1.6 .4 11.0

2011–12 New Orleans 41 41 32.9 .417 .333 .775 5.2 3.3 1.7 .6 10.8

2012–13 Washington 56 15 26.3 .417 .364 .821 4.8 2.0 1.3 .4 9.5

2013–14 Washington 77 77 35.4 .456 .407 .772 6.2 2.5 1.6 .3 14.4

2014–15 Houston 82 82 35.7 .402 .350 .853 5.6 2.5 1.9 .3 12.8

2015–16 Houston 81 81 35.3 .416 .371 .783 4.5 2.3 2.0 .3 12.7

2016–17 Houston 80 80 34.7 .409 .344 .738 5.7 2.2 1.8 .3 11.7

2017–18 Houston 67 67 33.9 .412 .368 .854 4.4 1.6 1.5 .2 11.7

Career 942 641 29.5 .424 .353 .723 4.8 2.1 1.5 .3 10.5

Playoffs[edit]

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

2007 Orlando 4 0 11.8 .313 .000 .250 2.3 1.3 .2 0 2.8

2008 L.A. Lakers 8 0 5.6 .583 .250 .500 1.4 .1 .1 .1 2.1

2009† L.A. Lakers 23 23 31.4 .497 .476 .563 4.2 2.3 1.6 .4 11.3

2011 New Orleans 6 6 40.2 .412 .333 .727 6.5 3.3 1.3 .5 15.5

2014 Washington 11 11 37.0 .481 .446 .778 8.9 1.7 1.5 .4 13.6

2015 Houston 17 17 38.5 .426 .375 .905 6.4 2.6 1.8 .1 13.2

2016 Houston 5 5 36.2 .255 .143 .750 4.2 .8 2.6 .2 6.6

2017 Houston 11 11 37.5 .423 .377 .929 5.1 2.1 1.3 .2 10.7

Career 85 73 31.9 .438 .389 .718 5.2 2.0 1.4 .3 10.7

See also[edit]

List of National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
career 3-point scoring leaders

References[edit]

^ Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
– Rivals.com ^ a b Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
stats, details, videos, and news ^ Magic acquire Cook, Evans from L.A. Lakers Retrieved November 20, 2007 ^ Lakers crash and burn in Portland Retrieved March 9, 2009 ^ http://www.nba.com/games/20090315/DALLAL/gameinfo.html?ls=gt1hp0020800991 ^ Frank Isola (2009-06-07). "Former Knick Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
is far from 'delusional' in his role with Lakers" Daily News (New York)
Daily News (New York)
Retrieved on 2009-06-19. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/boxscore?gameId=290419013 ^ J.A. Adande (May 24, 2009)."Nuggets hit by inbound train again" ESPN Retrieved on June 15, 2009. ^ Jeff Zillgitt (June 12, 2009)."Fisher, Ariza dazzle Magic in pivotal Game 4" USA Today
USA Today
Retrieved on June 15, 2009. ^ Lakers get Artest; Ariza agrees with Rockets ^ Rockets Receive Disabled Player Exception For Yao ^ ESPN
ESPN
news services (December 15, 2009). "NBA suspends Ariza for one game". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 25, 2016.  ^ "Pacers get Collison from Hornets in 4-team trade". NBA.com. August 11, 2010. Archived from the original on May 30, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2010.  ^ Hornets trade Trevor Ariza, Emeka Okafor
Emeka Okafor
to Wizards for Rashard Lewis, 2nd-round pick ^ Notebook: Rockets 113, Wizards 112 ^ Jasner, Andy (March 1, 2014). "Notebook: Wizards 122, Sixers 103". NBA.com. Retrieved March 2, 2014.  ^ "Rockets Land Ariza & Valuable First Round Pick". NBA.com. July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.  ^ Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
2014-15 Game Log ^ Harden leads Rockets to lopsided 126-97 win over Lakers ^ Harden's triple-double leads Rockets over Mavericks 115-104 ^ Harden and Ariza lead Rockets to 112-111 win over Pelicans ^ Leonard leads Spurs to 50th win, 104-94 over Rockets ^ Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
2015-16 Game Log ^ UCLA's Ariza moves from tragedy to prospect Retrieved June 9, 2006 ^ "NBA Player Ariza visits relatives in TCI". Turks and Caicos Weekly News. 30 (26). July 2016. p. 45 – via Turks and Caicos Weekly News.  ^ "NBA star Trevor Ariza
Trevor Ariza
fouls against TCI".  ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4060004

External links[edit]

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National Basketball Association
portal

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Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
current roster

1 Ariza 3 Paul 4 Tucker 6 Hunter (TW) 7 Johnson 9 Zhou 10 Gordon 12 Mbah a Moute 13 Harden 14 Green 15 Capela 21 Onuaku 26 Brown (TW) 28 Black 33 Anderson 42 Nenê 55 Jackson

Head coach: D'Antoni Assistant coaches: Bzdelik Gunning Lucas Rogers

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2004 NBA draft

First round

Dwight Howard Emeka Okafor Ben Gordon Shaun Livingston Devin Harris Josh Childress Luol Deng Rafael Araújo Andre Iguodala Luke Jackson Andris Biedriņš Robert Swift Sebastian Telfair Kris Humphries Al Jefferson Kirk Snyder Josh Smith J. R. Smith Dorell Wright Jameer Nelson Pavel Podkolzin Victor Khryapa Sergei Monia Delonte West Tony Allen Kevin Martin Sasha Vujačić Beno Udrih David Harrison

Second round

Anderson Varejão Jackson Vroman Peter John Ramos Lionel Chalmers Donta Smith Andre Emmett Antonio Burks Royal Ivey Chris Duhon Albert Miralles Justin Reed David Young Viktor Sanikidze Trevor Ariza Tim Pickett Bernard Robinson Ha Seung-jin Pape Sow Ricky Minard Serhiy Lishchuk Vassilis Spanoulis Christian Drejer Romain Sato Matt Freije Rickey Paulding Luis Flores Marcus Douthit Sergei Karaulov Blake Stepp Rashad Wright

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Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Lakers 2008–09 NBA champions

2 Fisher 3 Ariza 4 Walton 5 Farmar 6 Morrison 7 Odom 9 Sun 12 Brown 16 Gasol 17 Bynum 18 Vujačić 21 Powell 24 Bryant (Finals MVP) 28 Mbenga

Head coach Jackson

Assistant coaches Hamblen Rambis Shaw Abdul-Jabbar Hodges Cleamons

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