ANDREW TYLER HANSBROUGH (born November 3, 1985) is an American
professional basketball player for the
Guangzhou Long-Lions of the
Chinese Basketball Association
* 1 High school career
* 2 College career
* 2.1 Freshman season * 2.2 Sophomore season * 2.3 Junior season * 2.4 Senior season * 2.5 College statistics * 2.6 Career highs * 2.7 Jersey retirement
* 3 Professional career
* 3.1.1 2009–10 season * 3.1.2 2010–11 season * 3.1.3 2011–12 season * 3.1.4 2012–13 season
* 4 NBA career statistics
* 4.1 Regular season * 4.2 Playoffs
* 5 Personal life * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Hansbrough attended Poplar Bluff High School in Poplar Bluff, Missouri , where he led the Mules to back-to-back state championships and scored more than 2,500 career points. He had 29 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks in a 72–56 win over Vashon High in the state Class 5 championship game on March 12, 2005, ending the opposition's 60-game win streak. He averaged 28.2 points and 13.4 rebounds as a senior. In addition being named Gatorade Player of the Year in Missouri, he was named a McDonald's and Parade All-America. He had 15 points and eight rebounds in the McDonald\'s All-America game , and had 24 points and nine rebounds and was named co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic .
On April 9, 2005, Hansbrough scored 31 points in a 106–98 USA win over the World Select Team in the Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis, Tennessee , tying the USA record for points in the game.
As a freshman at North Carolina in 2005–06, Hansbrough became the
only player in ACC history to earn First Team All-America honors as a
freshman. He was honored so by The Sporting News and Rupp, and was
named third-team All-America by the Associated Press, NABC and
Hansbrough had the highest scoring average ever by a Tar Heel freshman at 18.9 per game, good for second in the ACC in scoring. He also led the ACC in offensive rebounds (3.58 per game). He became the first Tar Heel freshman to lead the team in scoring and rebounding, and was the first Tar Heel (and seventh ACC player) to lead his team in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and steals in the same season.
Hansbrough's best game as a freshman came on February 15, 2006, when he scored 40 points in a home game against Georgia Tech . Hansbrough set the Dean Smith Center scoring record, as well as the ACC's freshman scoring record. Hansbrough broke the program's freshman mark of 31 points, and broke Joseph Forte 's arena record of 38 points set in 2000–01. Hansbrough surpassed the previous ACC freshman mark of 38 points by Clemson's Skip Wise in November 1974, and became just the eighth Tar Heel to score at least 40 in a game.
A consensus first-team All-American as a sophomore in 2006–07, Hansbrough was voted UNC's Most Valuable Player by his teammates and coaches. He was a unanimous first-team All-ACC selection for the second consecutive year and led UNC (fourth in the ACC) in scoring with an average of 18.4 points per game. He led the team and was second in the ACC in rebounds (7.9 per game) and grabbed double figures in rebounds 11 times. He was sixth in the ACC in field goal percentage and ninth in free throw percentage, and was one of three players (along with Florida State's Al Thornton and BC's Jared Dudley ) to rank in the Top 10 in both field goal and free throw accuracy.
On March 4, 2007, Hansbrough had 26 points and 17 rebounds before
suffering an injury that looked worse than it really was in the
closing seconds of the Tar Heels' 86–72 win over Duke , clinching
the top seed in the
Atlantic Coast Conference
As a junior in 2007–08, Hansbrough was named the consensus National
Player of the Year (NPOY). He became the 11th Tar Heel to earn NPOY
honors and was the fourth player in ACC history to win National Player
of the Year, ACC Player of the Year, ACC Tournament MVP and NCAA
Regional MVP honors in the same season. He was voted the ACC Male
Athlete of the Year, only the third Tar Heel to win the award in 24
years, and became the third player in ACC history to be unanimously
selected three times to the All-ACC team, joining North Carolina
State's David Thompson (1973–75) and Duke's
Hansbrough tied the ACC single-season record by scoring in double
figures in 39 games, and scored 882 points, second-most in school
history, and the most since
Lennie Rosenbluth had 895 in 1956–57.
Hansbrough was second in total points in the NCAA behind Davidson's
On February 3, 2008, in a game against Florida State , Hansbrough broke Lennie Rosenbluth's 51-year-old school record for made free throws. In the ACC semifinals on March 15, 2008, Hansbrough hit a baseline jump shot with 0.8 seconds remaining to give the Tar Heels a 68–66 victory over Virginia Tech .
Hansbrough is congratulated after setting the new school scoring record
Hansbrough was the Tar Heels' co-MVP with Ty Lawson as a senior in 2008–09. He finished third in the ACC Player of the Year balloting behind Lawson and Florida State's Toney Douglas , after finishing the year second in the ACC in scoring at 20.7 points per game and sixth in field goal percentage, free throw percentage and rebounding. He made a career-best 28 straight free throws early in the season and shot a career-best 84.1 percent from the free throw line, improving his free throw accuracy for a third straight season. He scored 18 points in each of North Carolina's Final Four wins against Villanova and Michigan State and was subsequently named to the All-Final Four team.
Due to right shin and left ankle ailments, Hansbrough missed four games early on in the 2008–09 season, the first he had missed as a Tar Heel. On December 18, 2008, in a home game against Evansville , Hansbrough broke North Carolina's all-time career scoring record, surpassing a 30-year-old mark held by Phil Ford (2,290 points). Ten days later, Hansbrough grabbed his 1,000th career rebound in a game against Rutgers, becoming one of seven UNC players to record 1,000 career rebounds. On February 28, 2009, Hansbrough made his 906th career free throw in UNC's 104–74 win over Georgia Tech, breaking Dickie Hemric 's (Wake Forest) NCAA record, set in 1955. Hansbrough finished his career with 982 made free throws.
Hansbrough became the first player in ACC history to earn first-team All-America and first-team All-ACC honors in each of his four seasons. He was one of only three ACC players (with Lawson and Jeff Teague ) to be a USBWA Player of the Year finalist and on the Naismith and Wooden mid-season lists. He also became the fifth player in ACC history to lead his school in scoring in four straight seasons (with Virginia 's Jeff Lamp 1978–81, Georgia Tech's Mark Price 1983–86, Duke's Johnny Dawkins 1983–86, and Clemson 's Greg Buckner 1995–98).
Hansbrough finished his career with a league-record 2,872 points and a school-record 1,219 rebounds to go with the NCAA record of 982 made free throws.
YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005–06 North Carolina 31 30 30.4 .570 .500 .739 7.8 1.3 1.2 .7 18.9
2006–07 North Carolina 38 38 29.9 .525 .250 .768 7.9 1.2 1.1 .4 18.4
2007–08 North Carolina 39 39 33.0 .540 .000 .806 10.2 .9 1.5 .4 22.6
2008–09 North Carolina 34 34 30.3 .514 .391 .849 8.1 1.0 1.2 .4 20.7
CAREER 142 141 31.0 .536 .316 .791 8.6 1.1 1.3 .5 20.2
Hansbrough walking back to the players' tunnel after his jersey retirement ceremony on February 10, 2010.
* Points: 40 vs. Georgia Tech (2/15/06) * Field Goals: 13 vs. Georgia Tech (2/15/06), vs. Notre Dame (11/26/08) * Field Goal Attempts: 21 vs. Duke (2/6/08), at Duke (3/8/08) * Three-Pointers: 2 vs. Duke (3/8/09) * Free Throws Made: 17 vs. Clemson (2/10/08) * Free Throw Attempts: 19 vs. Georgia Tech (2/15/06), vs. Clemson (2/10/08) * Offensive Rebounds: 9 vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/25/05), vs. Duke (3/4/07) * Rebounds: 21 at Florida State (2/3/08) * Assists: 4 vs. Tennessee (11/24/06), NC State (2/18/09) * Turnovers: 8 at Maryland (2/2/06) * Blocks: 3 at Virginia (1/15/09) * Steals: 8 vs. UNC Asheville (12/28/05) * Minutes: 47 vs. Clemson (2/10/08, 2OT)
Further information: Honored North Carolina Tar Heels men\'s basketball players
In 2008, Hansbrough swept all major individual honors in men's
college basketball. For a North Carolina men's player to be eligible
to have his jersey retired , he must win at least one of six national
player of the year awards: Associated Press , U.S.
INDIANA PACERS (2009–2013)
On June 25, 2009, Hansbrough was selected by the
Hansbrough appeared in 22 of the team's first 32 games in 2010–11 ,
averaging 5.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12.9 minutes per game. From
that point on, he averaged 13.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 26.1 minutes
per game in 48 appearances, 29 of which were starts. His 23rd game of
the season came on January 7, 2011 against the
San Antonio Spurs
In 70 regular season games for the Pacers in 2010–11, Hansbrough
made a career-high 29 starts and averaged career-high numbers in
points (11.0), rebounds (5.2) and minutes (21.9). He also made his
playoff debut for the Pacers in 2011, appearing in all five of the
team's first-round playoff games against the
In the lockout-shortened 2011–12 season , Hansbrough was the only Indiana player to log 1,000+ minutes without a start. He played in all 66 games and averaged 9.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 21.8 minutes per game. Though his rebounding average ranked fifth on the team, he was third with 113 offensive rebounds. He averaged 1.77 orpg and had three or more 16 times.
Hansbrough collected a season-high 13 rebounds in the season-opener
In 2012–13, Hansbrough played in a career-high 81 games, averaging 7.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 16.7 minutes per game. He started eight contests where he averaged 14.8 points, 10.1 rebounds and 26.8 minutes. He scored in double figures 21 times, had 10+ rebounds eight times, and recorded six double-doubles, with five of his double-doubles coming in his eight starts. He grabbed a career-high 161 offensive rebounds during the season, with at least four boards on the offensive end 13 times.
On March 19, 2013, Hansbrough had a career-high nine offensive
rebounds against the
The Pacers' 2013 playoff run saw them reach the Eastern Conference Finals, where they were once again defeated by the Miami Heat. Hansbrough played in a career-best 19 playoff games, averaging 4.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 12.7 minutes. He scored a 2013 playoff high of 10 points in Game 3 against Miami on May 22.
On June 30, 2013, the Pacers tendered a qualifying offer to make Hansbrough a restricted free agent. However, two days later, the Pacers rescinded their qualifying offer to Hansbrough, making him an unrestricted free agent.
TORONTO RAPTORS (2013–2015)
On July 15, 2013, Hansbrough signed a two-year deal with the Toronto Raptors .
In 2013–14, Hansbrough scored 10+ points six times, with one
20-point game. He grabbed 10+ rebounds on four occasions and led the
team on the glass seven times. He averaged 4.0 points, 6.8 rebounds
and 25.5 minutes in four games as a starter. In the Raptors' seventh
game of the season on November 9, Hansbrough scored a season-high 23
points against the
* List of NCAA Division I men\'s basketball career free throw scoring leaders * List of NCAA Division I men\'s basketball players with 2000 points and 1000 rebounds
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