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Devean George : biography

August 29, 1977 -

Devean Jamar George (born August 29, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player.

Early life and college

He attended high school at Benilde-St. Margaret's School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, where he played basketball. During his college career at Augsburg College, George was named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player two consecutive years (1997–98 and 1998–99), and set school records as a senior by scoring 770 points and averaging 27.5 ppg in leading Augsburg to 24–4 record and the NCAA Division III tournament for the second year in a row.

After basketball

In 2012, George announced a proposal for an affordable apartment project in Minneapolis.

NBA career statistics

Regular season

|- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 49 || 1 || 7.0 || .389 || .340 || .659 || 1.5 || .2 || .2 || .1 || 3.2 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 59 || 1 || 10.1 || .309 || .221 || .709 || 1.9 || .3 || .2 || .2 || 3.1 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 82 || 1 || 21.5 || .411 || .371 || .675 || 3.7 || 1.4 || .9 || .5 || 7.1 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 71 || 7 || 22.7 || .390 || .371 || .790 || 4.0 || 1.3 || .8 || .5 || 6.9 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 82 || 48 || 23.8 || .408 || .349 || .760 || 4.0 || 1.4 || 1.0 || .5 || 7.4 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 15 || 3 || 20.4 || .356 || .362 || .750 || 3.5 || .9 || .5 || .1 || 7.3 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 71 || 5 || 21.7 || .400 || .313 || .674 || 3.9 || 1.0 || .9 || .5 || 6.3 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | Dallas | 60 || 17 || 21.4 || .395 || .353 || .750 || 3.6 || .6 || .8 || .4 || 6.4 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | Dallas | 53 || 4 || 15.5 || .357 || .324 || .706 || 2.6 || .7 || .4 || .2 || 3.7 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | Dallas | 43 || 17 || 16.5 || .380 || .289 || .773 || 1.8 || .3 || .5 || .3 || 3.4 |- | align="left" | | align="left" | Golden State | 45 || 4 || 16.9 || .432 || .390 || .696 || 2.5 || .7 || .9 || .2 || 5.4 |- | align="left" | Career | align="left" | | 630 || 108 || 18.5 || .392 || .343 || .721 || 3.1 || .9 || .7 || .4 || 5.6

Playoffs

|- | align="left" | 2000 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 9 || 0 || 5.0 || .368 || .200 || .545 || 1.1 || .2 || .1 || .0 || 2.4 |- | align="left" | 2001 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 7 || 0 || 3.9 || .500 || .500 || .500 || .7 || .1 || .0 || .0 || 2.0 |- | align="left" | 2002 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 19 || 0 || 17.2 || .365 || .229 || .733 || 3.6 || .6 || .6 || .5 || 5.0 |- | align="left" | 2003 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 11 || 7 || 28.9 || .449 || .333 || .889 || 4.5 || 2.2 || 1.0 || .4 || 8.0 |- | align="left" | 2004 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 22 || 19 || 21.4 || .430 || .373 || .650 || 2.3 || .5 || .9 || .4 || 5.5 |- | align="left" | 2006 | align="left" | L.A. Lakers | 7 || 0 || 17.3 || .382 || .429 || .400 || 2.3 || .6 || .6 || .1 || 5.3 |- | align="left" | 2007 | align="left" | Dallas | 6 || 1 || 18.2 || .200 || .250 || .800 || 3.0 || .7 || 1.0 || .3 || 3.5 |- | align="left" | 2008 | align="left" | Dallas | 5 || 0 || 12.4 || .393 || .333 || .600 || 3.0 || .0 || .4 || .4 || 5.8 |- | align="left" | Career | align="left" | | 86 || 27 || 17.2 || .395 || .326 || .675 || 2.7 || .7 || .6 || .3 || 5.0

Professional career

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