Graham, Stephen
Background

2007-08: Profile | Photo gallery | Wallpaper He made just three appearances in the season's first 40 games, but then played in 16 of the next 27 games with four games in which he logged double-digit minutes...in all, he played in 22 games and averaged 4.0 ppg with 1.0 rpg...he shot a team-high 58.6 percent from the floor (34-58) and made half his 3-pt attempts (7-14)…in his first appearance for the Pacers, he scored four points on 2-2 FGS in just two minutes at Memphis, 11/3...making his first appearance in 14 games, he connected on his first 3-pt attempt of the season and tallied seven points (3-4 FGS) at Cleveland, 12/11...following 19 straight games on the sidelines (12/12-1/16), he had one of the best games of his career vs. the Sacramento Kings, 1/19…in that game, he connected on 7-11 FGS and 1-3 3-pt FGS for 15 points…he also had his first steal of the season against the Kings...he saw action in seven of the next 17 games and totaled 16 points on 6-12 FGS, 1-3 3-pt FGS and 3-4 FTS...then he had, arguably, the best game of his NBA career against his twin brother Joey's team, the Toronto Raptors...in 21 minutes at Toronto, 2/29, he helped lift the Pacers to a 122-111 win with a career-high, and bench-leading, 16 points on 4-7 FGS, 1-2 3-pt FGS and a career-best 7-7 FTS. He added a season-high six rebounds, two assists and a steal...that game at Toronto was the first of his career with more than one assist and he had two assists two more times the rest of the season--at Cleveland, 3/8, and at Dallas, 3/14...beginning with that game against the Raptors, he averaged 9.3 ppg in a four-game span and in that stretch shot 12-18 FGS and 4-5 3-pt FGS...his nine points at Houston, 3/5, came on 3-3 from beyond the 3-pt arc...in the ensuing game at San Antonio, 3/6, he scored eight points on 3-3 FGS and 2-4 FTS. Against the Spurs, he added four rebounds, including a season-high two offensive boards…that was his last outing with double-digit minutes…in his last seven games, he totaled eight points (4-11 FGS), four rebounds, one steal, one assist, a blocked shot and 28 minutes.

2006-07: Before being waived in January, he played 14 games for the Portland Trail Blazers...he averaged 3.2 ppg and 1.5 rpg...in just his third appearance for the Blazers, he scored 11 points on 3-6 FGS, 1-2 3-pt FGS and 4-4 FTS, adding three offensive rebounds and a steal in 21 minutes vs. the L.A. Lakers, 11/8...less than a week later, he came off the bench to log 31 minutes at Minnesota, 11/14...against the Timberwolves, he had nine points (4-10 FGS, 1-1 FT) and a career-high eight rebounds...that was his only game with more than three rebounds in 2006-07 and the effort earned him the first start of his NBA career the next night in Cleveland, where he scored four points (2-3 FG), hauled in a rebound and gathered a career-high tying two steals in 14 minutes of a 100-87 loss...he made appearances in 10 of the Trail Blazers’ first 12 games, logging double-digit minutes in nine of those outings and scoring at least four points five times...however, he would play in just four more games the rest of the season, totaling five points and three rebounds...in his last outing with 10+ minutes, he had six points (2-3 FGS, 2-2 FTS), three rebounds and a steal in 17 minutes vs. San Antonio, 11/20...after being released by the Trail Blazers, he returned to his first pro team in Sioux Falls...in 32 NBDL games, he was 12th in the league in scoring with an average of 18.0 ppg and tied for 10th with a free throw percentage of 86.4 percent...he scored in double figures in 31 of his 32 appearances for the Skyforce, including a career-high 43 points vs. Colorado, 3/31...that was one of his 12 games with 20+ points during the season...after scoring just six points on 2-8 FGS and 2-2 FTS vs. the Arkansas RimRockers, 1/20, he scored 10+ points in 26 straight games to finish the season...in leading Sioux Falls to the Semifinals of the NBDL Playoffs, he scored a total of 55 points in two games...in the Skyforce’s opening game vs. Ft. Worth, 4/17, he scored 40 points and was one of just two players to hit the 40-point mark in the 2007 NBDL postseason.

2005-06: Not drafted by an NBA team in 2005, he signed with the San Antonio Spurs, but was released just prior to the start of the regular season...after being released by the Spurs, he logged 16 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the CBA, where he averaged 21.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 4.3 apg...including 13-21 (.619) from 3-pt range, he shot nearly 58 percent from the floor for the Skyforce...as a rookie he also played a total of 22 games in the NBA between the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers...in those NBA games, he averaged 2.6 ppg and 1.2 rpg...in his NBA debut for the Rockets, 12/11, he played just one minute at Portland, but scored four points on 1-1 FG and 2-2 FTS...following his release by the Rockets, he signed with Chicago, where he made appearances in three games...he played a total of 20 minutes for the Bulls, scoring five points...all of his five points for Chicago came during a nine-minute stint vs. Houston, 1/20...against the Rockets, he shot 1-3 3-pt FGS and 2-2 FTS...he had his most success playing 13 games for Cleveland, where he averaged 2.8 ppg and 1.3 rpg...his 36 points for Cleveland included 8-9 FTS.

COLLEGE He played for Oklahoma State during the 2003-04 season and the 2004-05 seasons after sitting out the 2002-03 campaign as a transfer from Central Florida...during his senior season (2004-05) at Oklahoma State, he appeared in 33 games, averaging 6.5 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 1.1 apg in 17.9 mpg...he shot 48.3 percent from the field, 72.5 percent from the line and 45.5 percent from behind the 3-pt arc...during his junior year he and his twin brother, Joey, teamed with Tony Allen (now of the Boston Celtics) to lead the Cowboys to the 2004 NCAA Final Four...in 34 games as a junior, he averaged 2.8 ppg and 1.4 rpg, he shot 50.0 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the line...he averaged 12.0 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 2.8 apg as a sophomore at Central Florida.
Personal

Has a twin brother, Joey, who plays for the Toronto Raptors His other brother, Brian, played collegiately at the University of South Florida and his father, Joe, played collegiately at Clark College Named to the All-State Academic Team in Florida while playing basketball at Brandon High School; and was also named to the McDonald’s All-American Team He also played football and soccer and ran track in high school Speaks conversational Spanish Favorite book is “Gifted Hands” by Ben Carson Has a chocolate lab named Bear He has his pilot’s license and likes to fly planes Hobbies are bowling, reading the Bible and going to church Wears a size 15 basketball shoe
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