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2012-13 Stats: 14.1 PPG, 9.2 APG, 4.4 RPG, .436 FG%, .349 3P%
For a former first-round draft selection, Greivis Vasquez's early NBA career was incredibly underwhelming.
After four years at the University of Maryland, Vasquez averaged just six points and four assists over his first two NBA campaigns with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Hornets.
In his third season as a pro, with the New Orleans backcourt bone-dry of proven talent—Chris Paul and Jarrett Jack departed via trades and Eric Gordon was sidelined with chronic knee issues—the Hornets were desperate for a young guard to fill the role of starting point man.
In his first full season as a starter, Vasquez has posted numbers more than double his previous career averages.
He's third league-wide in assists per contest with 9.2 and is 13th in point guard scoring at 14.1 per game.
According to NBA.com, Vasquez has assisted on 162 of Anthony Davis' 346 total field goals made, which comes out to 46.8 percent—the highest percentage in the NBA of assisted field goals by a single teammate by almost 10 percent.
The 26-year-old is playing for just under $2 million in 2012-13 and is under contract through next year with New Orleans for a slight raise.