Andre Drummond Celebrity Life
Andre Drummond is an American basketball professional who featured for the Detroit Pistons from the NBA. He was born on August 10th, 1993. The Pistons picked him as the 9th pick overall in the NBA Drafts of 2012. He has featured in the All-Star Team of NBA twice and topped the rebound counts in the league thrice.
Drummond was a highly rated player from his high school days. He played for the Connecticut Huskies for a season before he announced for the NBA Drafts. He was picked to the Second Team of All-Rookies in 2013. He got his first inclusion in All-Star in 2016. He was among the top-ranked players in rebound count throughout the season. He plays for the US National Team and succeeded in winning a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup of 2014.
Detroit Pistons (2012–present)
During the rookie season, Drummond had an average of 7.9 points and 7.6 rebounds from the average 20.7 minutes every match. He came 4th in the voting for the Rookie of the Year award.
Drummond netted a career-best of 20 rebounds along with 20 points during their defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans. In the Rising Stars Challenge of NBA, he scored 30 points as well as 25 rebounds, which was a new record. He became the MVP in the Challenge.
Drummond registered a season-best of 25 rebounds and 22 points during a defeat to the Golden State Warriors. This was his 4th game in which he scored 20 points and 20 rebounds across the 2 seasons. This was the highest in the NBA during that period. He netted a career-best of 32 points in a defeat to the Miami Heat in March.
During the initial 3 matches of the 2015–16 season for the Pistons, he recorded double-doubles. He also became the first Piston to score three back-to-back double-doubles at the beginning of the season since Ben Wallace did it in 2004–05. Came November, he set a new career-best with 29 rebounds to go with a 25 point performance during a defeat against the Indiana Pacer. He became the very first Piston player to earn consecutive 2-20 matches after 1985.
He had an impressive streak of 11 consecutive double-doubles at the start of the season. He netted a career-best of 33 points and 21 rebounds in a victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Drummond also set an unfortunate record of the highest number of free throws missed during a game with 23. He also made a new record for the franchise with 36 free throws tried. He was picked for the All-Star Game for the first time as a reserve in the Eastern Conference. He topped the league with 50 double-doubles for the season as he netted 15 points and made 17 rebounds. His team reached eighth and qualified for the playoffs.
During an overtime victory against the Orlando Magic, he scored 14 points and had 11 defensive rebounds as well as 11 offensive rebounds to mark his 11th Moses Malone triple-double. In January, he became the highest rebound scorer in the NBA with 2431 rebounds. He also reached the feat of 1,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 100 steals, and 100 blocks during the fourth season in NBA.
Drummond started the season by scoring 32 points and had 23 rebounds during a victory against the Indiana Pacers. He was diagnosed with an allergic reaction due to avocado ingestion.
National team career
Drummond was a part of the US Team that succeeded in the World Cup of 2014. In the tournament, he had an average of 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds from eight matches.
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