Devonte’ Graham is a professional basketball player from the USA who plays as a point guard. He played for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. He also attended the University of Kansas from 2014 to 2018.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Graham’s full name is Devonte’ Terrell Graham. He was born on February 22, 1995, in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has a German shepherd named ‘Charlotte’, named after the Hornets.

He stands 185 cm and his last listed weight is 89 kg. He is a right-handed player and he plays point guard and shooting guard. He was drafted into the NBA in 2018 by the Atlanta Hawks. He was their 34th overall pick in the 2nd round.

Team 222 san antonio spurs San Antonio Spurs
Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.85 m / 89 kg
Born 22 Feb 1995
Nationality United States United States
Team History
222 san antonio spurs San Antonio 2023 - present
221 new orleans pelicans New Orleans 2021 - 2023
774 charlotte hornets Charlotte 2018 - 2021

High School and College Career

He played varsity basketball for his high school of Broughton in Raleigh. He originally committed to play for Appalachian State University. But he chose to take a post-graduate year rather than play for the Appalachian.

He then committed to play for the University of Kansas. He played all four years at Kansas. While there, he was named the Big 12 Tournament MVP in 2016. He was also named to that year’s Big 12 All-Defensive Team. In 2018, he was named the Big 12 Player of the Year.

NBA Career

The Atlanta Hawks drafted Graham, into the NBA in 2018. He was picked in the 2nd round. He was later traded to the Charlotte Hornets. He signed with the Hornets and he made his NBA debut in October 2018.

In August 2021, the Hornets traded Graham to the New Orleans Pelicans. In December of that year, he set the record for the longest buzzer-beating game-winning shot in the history of the NBA when he made a 61-foot shot in a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. In February 2023, he was traded to the Spurs.

Career Highlights

  • 2018 - Consensus first-teamAll-American
  • 2018 - Big 12 Player of the Year
  • 2018 - First-team All-Big 12
  • 2017 - Second-team All-Big 12
  • 2016 - Big 12 All-Defensive Team
  • 2016 - Big 12 Tournament MVP

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