DeJuan Blair Biography
DeJuan Lamont Blair was born on April 22, 1989, is an American professional basketball player for Austin Spurs of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Pittsburgh Panthers from 2007 to 2009.
DeJuan Blair Age
He is currently 33 years old since he was born on April 22, 1989, as of 2023
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Height and Weight
He has an estimated Height of 2.01 m and weights 122.5kg.
DeJuan Blair Family
He is the oldest of four children one of whom died in infancy. Both of his parents played basketball at Schenley High School, which was located in North Oakland/Schenley Heights until 2008.
DeJuan Blair Net worth
His net worth in 2023 is estimated to be approximately $4million.
DeJuan Blair Education
He attended the same school as his parents, Schenley High School and later attended the University of Pittsburgh.
We have no records of past relationships for DeJuan Blair.
DeJuan Blair Career
He is a professional basketball player for Austin Spurs of the NBA G League. On June 25, 2009, he was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with 37th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, In 2010 he appeared in 81 games including 65 starts, averaging 8.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.17 steals and 1.0 assist in 21.4 minutes per game.
In September 2011 he signed with BC Krasnye Krylya of Russia for the duration of the 2011 NBA lockout. He was released by the club the following month after appearing in six games. He subsequently returned to the Spurs in December and in 2011. The Spurs went on to become Western Conference champions, only to eventually fall to the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals.
DeJuan Blair Interview
Interviewer– What are your offseason plans? What are you doing to make yourself better?
DeJuan Blair – Just working out, working on my shot, dribbling, just trying to keep my body in shape and keep playing.
Interviewer – Have you been able to take any vacations? We saw that you managed to get back to Pittsburgh to go to your former high school’s (Schenley) prom.
Interviewer – You have a basketball camp coming up, tell us a little about that.
DeJuan Blair – The basketball camp is at Robert Morris University July 6-9 for boys and girls ages 9-18. To sign up just go to dejuanblair.com should be a lot of fun. I’m gonna have a lot of surprises for the kids, and I’ll be out there all day, every day.
Interviewer – Have you ever run a camp like that before?
Interviewer– You’re going to the Summer League this year in Las Vegas, what do you expect from that, as opposed to what you saw last year as a rookie?
DeJuan Blair – I just expect to play more and more, and like you said, just working on all the points of my game that I’ve been working on in the offseason.
Interviewer – Are you working with anybody to get tips to make your game better this offseason?
DeJuan Blair – Not yet, but I plan on working with Tim [Duncan].
Interviewer – After a dominating rookie season, what will you focus on improving this offseason?
DeJuan Blair – Just trying to be consistent and a lot quicker going up the court.
Blair was originally drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 2009 in the 2nd round, 38th overall. He played with the Silver & Black for four seasons before signing a one-year deal with the I-35 rival Dallas Mavericks.
In true rival fashion, Blair spent Game 5 of the 2014 playoffs suspended for kicking Tiago Splitter in the head during Game 4. The Spurs won the series and went on to claim the NBA Championship.
After Dallas, Blair spent two more NBA seasons with the Washington Wizards, where he saw his playing limited. The following year he played in China before returning to the states as part of G-League, first with the Texas Legends then the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Yesterday, the Austin Spurs drafted Blair which could put him in his first Spurs jersey since the 2013 Finals.