Jonathan Bender F  #9

Current Team: Retired

Born: Jan 30, 1981 (35 years old)

Birthplace: Picayune, Mississippi (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 202 (92kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (Feb 4, 2006)

Draft Entry: 1999 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1999 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 5, Toronto Raptors

Draft Rights Trade: TOR to IND, Aug 1, 1999

Pre-Draft Team: Picayune High School (Mississippi)

High School: Picayune High School [Picayune, Mississippi]

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NBA

8 Years Of Service

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1999-00 IND 24 1 5.4 0.96 2.92 .329 0.08 0.50 .167 0.67 1.00 .667 0.17 0.71 0.88 0.12 0.04 0.21 0.75 0.29 2.67
2000-01 IND 59 7 9.7 1.12 3.15 .355 0.19 0.69 .268 0.85 1.15 .735 0.24 1.02 1.25 0.54 0.12 0.47 1.24 0.71 3.27
2001-02 IND 78 17 21.1 2.54 5.90 .430 0.58 1.60 .360 1.79 2.32 .773 0.82 2.31 3.13 0.79 0.24 0.63 1.88 1.23 7.45
2002-03 IND 46 2 17.8 2.43 5.52 .441 0.41 1.15 .358 1.30 1.83 .714 0.91 1.98 2.89 0.91 0.17 1.22 1.87 0.91 6.59
2003-04 IND 21 0 12.9 2.38 5.05 .472 0.43 1.05 .409 1.86 2.24 .830 0.43 1.48 1.90 0.43 0.24 0.52 1.10 1.57 7.05
2004-05 IND 7 0 13.3 2.29 5.71 .400 0.14 0.71 .200 0.43 0.86 .500 0.71 1.29 2.00 0.57 0.14 0.29 1.29 1.43 5.14
2005-06 IND 2 0 10.3 2.00 2.50 .800 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 1.00 1.000 0.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 0.00 0.50 1.00 0.00 5.00
2009-10 NYK 25 1 11.7 1.60 4.00 .400 0.56 1.56 .359 0.96 1.04 .923 0.60 1.48 2.08 0.64 0.08 0.68 1.32 1.12 4.72
CAREER   262 28 14.7 1.94 4.66 .417 0.39 1.13 .340 1.27 1.67 .763 0.58 1.64 2.22 0.65 0.16 0.65 1.49 0.98 5.55

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1999-00 IND 24 1 130 23 70 .329 2 12 .167 16 24 .667 4 17 21 3 1 5 18 7 64
2000-01 IND 59 7 574 66 186 .355 11 41 .268 50 68 .735 14 60 74 32 7 28 73 42 193
2001-02 IND 78 17 1647 198 460 .430 45 125 .360 140 181 .773 64 180 244 62 19 49 147 96 581
2002-03 IND 46 2 819 112 254 .441 19 53 .358 60 84 .714 42 91 133 42 8 56 86 42 303
2003-04 IND 21 0 271 50 106 .472 9 22 .409 39 47 .830 9 31 40 9 5 11 23 33 148
2004-05 IND 7 0 93 16 40 .400 1 5 .200 3 6 .500 5 9 14 4 1 2 9 10 36
2005-06 IND 2 0 20.7 4 5 .800 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 0 4 4 2 0 1 2 0 10
2009-10 NYK 25 1 292.4 40 100 .400 14 39 .359 24 26 .923 15 37 52 16 2 17 33 28 118
CAREER   262 28 3847.1 509 1221 .417 101 297 .340 334 438 .763 153 429 582 170 43 169 391 258 1453

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1999-00 IND 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .028 0.43 0.14 0.34 19 5 .792 -0.32 0.16 -0.16
2000-01 IND 59 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 0.76 0.17 0.37 27 32 .458 -0.69 0.58 -0.11
2001-02 IND 78 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 .093 0.65 0.20 0.39 41 37 .526 0.78 1.19 1.98
2002-03 IND 46 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .092 1.00 0.19 0.33 31 15 .674 0.69 1.14 1.84
2003-04 IND 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .085 0.27 0.15 0.44 17 4 .810 0.04 0.35 0.39
2004-05 IND 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .084 0.40 0.10 0.15 4 3 .571 -0.30 0.12 -0.18
2005-06 IND 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 0.00 0.00 0.40 1 1 .500 0.13 0.02 0.14
2009-10 NYK 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .061 0.57 0.07 0.26 9 16 .360 -0.19 0.23 0.03
CAREER   262 28 2 0 0 0 0 1 .073 0.66 0.17 0.36 149 113 .569 -0.31 4.48 4.17

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1999-00 IND 24 1 .397 .343 3.52 13.30 8.69 3.72 7.99 0.39 2.44 30.12 116.19 -3.78 0.91 81.5 102.4 7.27
2000-01 IND 59 7 .447 .384 2.81 11.38 7.22 9.49 16.28 0.65 3.49 20.74 135.84 -3.63 1.04 85.2 103.2 7.64
2001-02 IND 78 17 .538 .479 4.49 12.00 8.35 6.10 15.10 0.60 2.11 17.52 156.39 -3.28 1.26 100.7 107.0 10.60
2002-03 IND 46 2 .521 .478 5.99 12.27 9.22 8.39 12.61 0.51 4.96 18.37 151.37 -1.69 1.19 103.0 100.7 13.21
2003-04 IND 21 0 .584 .514 4.03 13.32 8.78 6.64 20.67 1.01 3.10 28.25 171.06 -10.24 1.40 95.8 101.1 15.33
2004-05 IND 7 0 .422 .412 6.25 11.63 8.90 8.55 19.00 0.59 1.70 26.67 110.00 -8.19 0.90 77.5 104.4 5.92
2005-06 IND 2 0 .850 .800 - 25.75 13.16 16.71 - - 3.72 13.35 180.00 6.54 2.00 180.5 109.1 28.17
2009-10 NYK 25 1 .529 .470 5.60 14.38 9.90 8.83 20.08 0.35 4.20 21.72 168.21 -5.92 1.18 93.9 109.7 10.84
CAREER   262 28 .514 .458 4.59 12.27 8.52 7.34 15.43 0.59 3.13 19.85 151.95 -3.76 1.19 96.4 104.5 10.94

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NBA Transactions

Jun 30, 1999 - The Toronto Raptors selected Earl Watson in Round 1 with Pick 5 in the 1999 NBA Draft.
Aug 1, 1999 - The draft rights to Jonathan Bender was acquired by the Indiana Pacers, along with a TPE, from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Antonio Davis.
Aug 5, 1999 - Earl Watson signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers.
Oct 5, 2001 - The Indiana Pacers exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Earl Watson.
Oct 31, 2002 - Earl Watson signed a rookie scale extension with the Indiana Pacers.
Feb 4, 2006 - Earl Watson retired from professional basketball.
Jun 14, 2006 - The Indiana Pacers placed the contract of Earl Watson on waivers.
Jun 21, 2006 - Earl Watson, previously with the Indiana Pacers, became a free agent.
Dec 13, 2009 - Earl Watson signed a contract with the New York Knicks.
Jul 1, 2010 - Earl Watson, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.
Jul 9, 2010 - The New York Knicks renounced their free-agent exception rights to Earl Watson.

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NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1999-00 IND 9 0 2.3 0.44 0.67 .667 0.11 0.11 1.000 0.33 0.67 .500 0.00 0.33 0.33 0.00 0.11 0.00 0.22 0.00 1.33
2000-01 IND 1 0 4.0 0.00 1.00 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00
2001-02 IND 5 0 9.0 0.60 1.20 .500 0.00 0.20 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.80 0.80 0.40 0.40 0.60 1.20 1.00 1.20
2002-03 IND 3 0 11.3 1.67 5.00 .333 1.00 3.00 .333 1.33 2.00 .667 1.00 1.33 2.33 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0.00 5.67
2003-04 IND 16 0 12.5 1.75 4.31 .406 0.56 1.56 .360 0.75 1.00 .750 0.62 1.12 1.75 0.44 0.12 0.88 1.19 0.75 4.81
CAREER   34 0 8.9 1.18 2.85 .412 0.38 1.06 .361 0.56 0.82 .679 0.38 0.85 1.24 0.26 0.15 0.56 0.88 0.50 3.29

NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1999-00 IND 9 0 21 4 6 .667 1 1 1.000 3 6 .500 0 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 12
2000-01 IND 1 0 4 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2001-02 IND 5 0 45 3 6 .500 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 4 4 2 2 3 6 5 6
2002-03 IND 3 0 34 5 15 .333 3 9 .333 4 6 .667 3 4 7 0 0 2 2 0 17
2003-04 IND 16 0 200 28 69 .406 9 25 .360 12 16 .750 10 18 28 7 2 14 19 12 77
CAREER   34 0 304 40 97 .412 13 36 .361 19 28 .679 13 29 42 9 5 19 30 17 112

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1999-00 IND 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .013 0.00 0.00 1.00 6 3 .667 0.09 0.03 0.12
2000-01 IND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 1 .000 -0.02 -0.01 -0.03
2001-02 IND 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .029 0.40 0.40 0.00 2 3 .400 -0.13 0.09 -0.03
2002-03 IND 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .060 0.00 0.00 0.40 0 3 .000 0.07 -0.01 0.06
2003-04 IND 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 0.58 0.17 0.23 10 6 .625 0.15 0.27 0.41
CAREER   34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .044 0.53 0.29 0.29 18 16 .529 0.08 0.39 0.47

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1999-00 IND 9 0 .694 .750 - 16.03 8.45 - - 2.55 - 19.72 216.67 - 2.00 136.2 102.7 26.05
2000-01 IND 1 0 .000 .000 - - - - - - - 10.90 0.00 - 0.00 - 135.1 -15.49
2001-02 IND 5 0 .500 .500 - 9.97 5.32 7.06 45.45 2.34 4.69 11.74 50.00 -8.16 1.00 56.7 94.8 3.67
2002-03 IND 3 0 .482 .433 8.70 14.48 11.27 - - - 5.13 22.64 133.33 - 1.13 113.8 116.9 17.78
2003-04 IND 16 0 .506 .471 5.66 10.27 7.95 7.01 13.63 0.56 5.53 21.21 151.58 -3.81 1.12 96.0 96.4 15.05
CAREER   34 0 .512 .479 5.00 10.92 7.99 5.49 13.46 0.89 4.68 19.74 145.21 -3.74 1.15 96.8 101.2 14.03

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Slam Dunk Contest Participant - 2001

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Training Camp Experience

1999 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2000 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2001 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2002 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2003 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2004 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2005 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Picayune High School [Picayune, Mississippi]

High School Special Event Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1999 McDonalds All-American 1 00:00 11 19 .579 2 3 .667 7 12 .583 0 0 0 0 0 0 31

Prep/High School Awards & Honors

McDonalds All-American MVP - 1999
Parade All-American First Team - 1999
Parade All-American Fourth Team - 1998
Mr. Basketball USA - 1999
Mississippi Mr. Basketball - 1999