Former Duke Basketball star Mike Dunleavy was promoted as the Assistant General Manager of the Golden State Warriors.
The former Duke Basketball standout Mike Dunleavy was promoted to the Assistant General Manager of the Golden State Warriors.
Dunleavy first joined the Warriors after his playing days were over as a pro scout in September of 2018.
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The 6-foot-9 forward played at Duke for three seasons accumulating 13.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.6 steals per game while shooting 47.5% from the field and 37.1% from 3-point range.
A National Champion in 2001 and a consensus All-American in 2002, Dunleavy was the No. 3 overall pick of the Golden State Warriors in the 2002 NBA Draft.
Dunleavy was with the Warriors from 2002-07 after being traded from the team to the Indiana Pacers in January of 2007.
In his 16-year NBA career, Mike Dunleavy played for the Warriors, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Atlanta Hawks.
His best seasons in the NBA came in his three seasons with the Pacers where in the 2007-08 season he averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.0 steals per game while shooting 47.6% from the floor and 42.4% from 3-point territory in 36.0 minutes per game.
In that season Dunleavy posted career highs in games, playing in all 82, minutes, field goal percentage, assists, and points.
For his career in the NBA, the former Blue Devil averaged 11.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.
Mike Dunleavy will now work directly with Bob Myers, the General Manager and President of Basketball Operations for the Golden State Warriors, who is a two-time winner of the NBA Executive of the Year Award.
The Warriors have a lot of work to do with its roster after losing Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets in free agency and the team will be without Klay Thompson for a majority of the 2019-20 season after the All-Star tore is ACL in the NBA Finals in June.
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