T. J. Warren Celebrity Life
TJ Warren, Jr., born on 5th September 1993 in Durham, North Carolina, is a basketball player who now belongs to the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. Warren played in a ‘small forward’ position for the NC State Wolfpack team. In the 2013-14 season, he led the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in scoring with an average of 24.9 points per game.
He was selected in 14th place in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Warren currently plays for the team Indian Pacers of National Basketball Association (NBA).
TJ did his graduation from the Brewster Academy. However, he also attended the Word of God Christian Academy before joining Brewster. He earned an average of 14 points when he was a part of the Word of God’s team. TJ played as a small forward at Brewster Academy.
He was ranked 32 in 2012 by MaxPreps and thus attracted many college recruits. He had an offer from several universities, but he chooses North Carolina State University over others in the year 2011.
In the year 2012, Warren joined the North Carolina State Wolfpack in NCAA. He finished the 2013-2014 season as the third-best score of the season in NCAA.
On March 11, he was named the best ACC 3 player, and on March 24, he announced that he was competing in the 2014 NBA Draft.
On June 26, 2014, Warren was chosen 14th in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns team. He was considered the best striker in this draft by David West who had known him since he was ten years old.
On July 12, he debuted with NBA Summer League with "Phoenix" and this match was to be against Golden State Warriors. In this, he scored 22 points and 4 rebounds but the team lost to Golden State Warriors.
However, as a result of the tournament, he was in the 2nd national team of the best players of the Summer League. On July 15, he scored 28 points (12 out of 22 on shots) and took 11 rebounds in his team's victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. On August 8, 2014, he signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns.
On 21st October 2014, TJ injured himself and was diagnosed with a crack in his left thumb’s bone. Because of this injury, he could not play for a few weeks. He made a come back on the 9th of November, the year 2016 and made his debut in the NBA in a match against the Golden State. He only got to spend a little more than a minute on the court and could record no points.
But his team won 107 to 95. Warren kick-started his NBA score recording 7 points and 3 rebounds in the Phoenix Suns' 118–114 win match against the Boston Celtics played on 17th November. During his rookie season, he was sent several times to the Bakersfield Jam in the D-League.
On March 11, 2015, Warren had his best game of the season, finishing with 17 points, 8 out of 10, and 5 rebounds in the Suns’ 106-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. On March 29, 2015, he broke his record for points by scoring 18 points to 8 out of 10 in shooting, 5 rebounds and 2 assists in a 109 to 97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. On June 20, 2019, he was transferred to the Indiana Pacers.
- Consensus second-team All-American (the year 2014)
- First-team All- ACC (the year 2014)
- First-team All-ACC Tournament (the year 2014)
- ACC Player of the Year (the year 2014)
- All-ACC Freshmen Team (the year 2013)
- McDonald's All-American (the year 2012)