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D.J. Augustin

Darryl Gerard "D. J." Augustin, Jr. (born November 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. He played point guard for the University ... More »Darryl Gerard "D. J." Augustin, Jr. (born November 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. He played point guard for the University of Texas Longhorns from 2006–2008. He was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association in 2008. Augustin is listed as 6'0" (1.83 m) by the NBA but stands 5'10" (1.78 m) barefoot according to the 2008 pre-draft measurements. Augustin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family was forced out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He played his senior year at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas, however, he earned his diploma from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, and he participated in the graduation ceremonies with his Hightower classmates on May 28, 2006 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. While at Brother Martin, Augustin led the team to two state championships. While at Hightower, Augustin thrilled the Hightower faithful with his pinpoint passing and precise... [ Wikipedia ]

Washington Wizards stumble in 96-78 loss to Chicago Bulls

John McDonnell/The Washington Post - Wizards forward Drew Gooden competes for a rebound with Chicago forward Taj Gibson and forward Mike Dunleavy. With the Washington Wizards trailing the Chicago Bulls by 24 points and about five minutes left in the fourth quarter Saturday night, the in-game ...

D.J. Augustin of Chicago Bulls out after wife gives birth to boy

CHICAGO -- D.J. Augustin is not with Chicago Bulls as they prepare to face the Orlando Magic on Monday night because of personal reasons, according to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. According to the Bull's radio broadcast, Augustin's wife gave birth Monday to a baby boy. Augustin's ...

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Chicago Bulls: By the Numbers

For the third time since 1997, the Wizards will snap a playoff drought of at least five years by facing Chicago in the first-round of the postseason (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post). By winning Wednesday at Boston and clinching the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, the ...

Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls: Eastern Conference Round 1 Preview

Can John Wall and the Wiz surge past the gritty Bulls? The Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards entered the last game of the regular season unsure of who they'd meet in the playoffs. After a Bulls defeat and a Wizards victory (as well as a loss from the Brooklyn Nets), Chicago and Washington ...

How the Bulls Overcame the Loss of D-Rose, Became the Team No One Wants to Face

How the Bulls Overcame the Loss of D-Rose, Became the Team No One Wants to Face | Bleacher Report How the Bulls Overcame the Loss of D-Rose, Became the Team No One Wants to Face | Bleacher Report How the Bulls Overcame the Loss of D-Rose, Became the Team No One Wants to Face | Bleacher Report ...

How Chicago Bulls Can Exceed Expectations in 2014 Playoffs

Nobody—other than extremely diehard fans—expects the Chicago Bulls to win a title or reach the NBA Finals this year. It wouldn’t be surprising, though, if they made it past the first round of the playoffs and then gave either the Indiana Pacers or Miami Heat a tough semifinal series. With ...

Joakim Noah's Bulls try to bring cliches to life

To get you ready for the playoffs, SB Nation's NBA staff is providing a guide to each of the 16 playoff teams. You can view all of those guides here. The Chicago Bulls were 14-18 on the cold January night they decided to trade away Luol Deng. The Bulls were fresh off a 5-10 December that saw ...

NBA: Bulls stifle Wizards' spell

WASHINGTON - Guard D.J. Augustin scored 25 points, center Joakim Noah had 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls used a dominant first half to win their fifth straight game, 96-78 over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night (Sunday, PHL time). Augustin made six three-pointers ...

How the Unconventional Brooklyn Nets Offense Works

How the Unconventional Brooklyn Nets Offense Works | Bleacher Report How the Unconventional Brooklyn Nets Offense Works | Bleacher Report How the Unconventional Brooklyn Nets Offense Works | Bleacher Report The Brooklyn Nets finished the regular season ranked 14th in offensive efficiency...

UConn’s Napier can be a solid NBA point guard: experts

UConn’s Napier can be a solid NBA point guard: experts | New York Post UConn’s Napier can be a solid NBA point guard: experts | New York Post ARLINGTON, Texas — As a freshman, Shabazz Napier watched Kemba Walker lead one of the most unlikely title runs in college basketball history. Now, after ...

3 Areas the Chicago Bulls Must Improve for the NBA Playoffs

Although they’ve clinched a playoff spot, the Chicago Bulls must make a few improvements in order to make a deep run. There’s a zero percent chance of them winning a championship. However, they’re more than capable of getting past the first round and giving either the Miami Heat or Indiana ...

Bulls Win 5th in a Row, Beat Wizards 96-78

WASHINGTON — D.J. Augustin scored 25 points Saturday night, Joakim Noah had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls turned a possible first-round playoff preview into a laugher, never trailing in a 96-78 win over the Washington Wizards Augustin made 6 of 11 3-pointers — but only 2 of 8 ...

Walker Leads Bobcats Over Bulls in OT, 91-86

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help the Charlotte Bobcats defeat the Chicago Bulls 91-86 Wednesday night and finish the season with eight wins in their final nine games. Both teams awaited the outcome of later games to learn their first-round playoff ...

Augustin, Noah Lead Bulls Over Wolves, 102-87

MINNEAPOLIS — D.J. Augustin scored 21 points and Joakim Noah posted his league-leading fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 102-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Noah had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to move into a tie with ...

Bobcats clinch playoff berth with win over Cavaliers

Al Jefferson scores seven of his 24 points in overtime to lead Charlotte to the 96-94 victory and a spot in the postseason. Charlotte's Al Jefferson backs in on Cleveland's Kyrie Irving during the overtime period of the Bobcats' 96-94 victory on Saturday night. (Mark Duncan / Associated Press / ...

Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await

Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await | CharlotteObserver.com Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await | CharlotteObserver.com Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await | CharlotteObserver.com Charlotte Bobcats rally in finale; NBA playoffs await ...

Bulls beat Pistons, overtake Raptors for No. 3 seed

Bulls beat Pistons, overtake Raptors for No. 3 seed - Chicago Sun-Times BY MARK POTASH April 11, 2014 9:24PM Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) dunks against Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago on Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP ...

NBA Playoffs 2014: Highlighting Top Dark-Horse Championship Contenders

It’s easy to assume that the top seeds will triumph in 2014’s NBA playoffs, but there are several dark horses lurking among the lower-seeded teams that have the potential to go much farther than people expect. Teams like the Miami Heat or the San Antonio Spurs are no doubt imposing, but there ...

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