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Jason Richardson

Jason Richardson
NameJason Richardson
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Height Ft6
Height In6
Weight Lb225
NationalityAmerican
Birth DateJanuary 20, 1981(age 35)
Birth PlaceSaginaw, Michigan
Draft Round1
Draft Pick5
CollegeMichigan State
Draft Year2001
Draft TeamGolden State Warriors
Career Start2001
Years1   |team1=Golden State Warriors
Years2   |team2=Charlotte Bobcats
Years3   |team3=Phoenix Suns
Years4   |team4=Orlando Magic
Highlights *NBA All-Rookie First Team ( ) *NBA Rookie Challenge MVP ( ) *2× NBA Slam Dunk Champion (2002 2003)

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Jason Anthoney "J-Rich" Richardson (born January 20, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association.

A 6'6", 225 lb. shooting guard/small forward, Richardson was taken by the Golden State Warriors as the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft from Michigan State, earning the NBA Rookie Challenge MVP and All-Rookie Team First Team honors his debut season in the league.

He is regarded as one of the NBA's most demonstrative dunkers, winning the NBA Slam Dunk crown in 2002 and 2003, joining Michael Jordan and Nate Robinson as the competition's only back-to-back champions.


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