CJ Watson Speaker Profile
CJ Watson Biography
Charles Akeem Watson, Jr is the son of Charles and Cathy Watson...Has one brother, Kashif Watson, and one sister, Vonyetta Brooks...Has a daughter, Ayanna Watson...Received the nickname C.J. from his father when he was a young child...Also recieved the nickname Quiet Storm from his sister...Along with his family, started the Quiet Storm Foundation earlier this year, a public non-profit organization whose mission is to provide positive educational and recreational opportunities to youth, particularly those who are disadvantaged...The Quiet Storm Foundation provides academic scholarships, educational incentives, books, field trips, tickets, and clothes to those less fortunate...On an annual basis the Quiet Storm Foundation has sponsored Hoops for Hope, a community program held with youth in Las Vegas, Nevada...Teamed with Southwest Airlilnes to hold the C.J. Watson Essay Contest during the 2008-09 season, in which two fifth graders from W.P. Williams Elementary School in Watsons hometown of Las Vegas were rewarded for their winning essays about an event in black history that they felt most changed or influenced Americas way of life with an all-expenses paid trip to Oakland to see the Warriors play...For the 2009-10 season, purchased 25 tickets to every home game and donated those tickets to various childrens groups, with the groups sitting in his special C.J.s Quiet Storm section...In previous seasons, has visited a local Boys & Girls Club, made an appearance at a session of Warriors Basketball Camp and took part in the Oracle Basketball Clinic at the Warriors Practice Facility...Majored in psychology at Tennessee and took classes this past summer in pursuit of his degree...Was named the two-time Nevada state Player of the Year in high school and helped lead Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas to a pair of state championships...Enjoys reading, yoga, golf, bowling and playing Nintendo Wii in his spare time...Collects basketball cards and sneakers...Lists his parents and grandparents as the people he admires most...If he could steal any former players patent move, it would be Tim Hardaways killer crossover...Is a fan of the Indianapolis Colts and New York Yankees.
CAREER: Has appeared in 256 NBA games (34 starts) and owns career averages of 7.5 ppg, 2.4 apg, 1.9 rpg, 1.05 spg, 20.0 mpg and shot .437 from the field, .362 from behind the arc and .807 from the line has appeared in 16 postseason games and averaged 3.2 ppg, 1.9 apg, 0.9 rpg, 8.5 mpg, .339 shooting from the field, .200 from behind the arc and .909 from the line 2009-10 (Golden State): Appeared in 65 games (15 starts), and averaged 10.3 ppg, 2.8 apg, 2.6 rpg and 1.58 spg averaged career highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals and minutes while shooting a career-high .468 from the field made 15 starts, and posted 15.4 ppg, 4.7 apg, 3.8 rpg, and 2.13 spg in 38.8 mpg scored a career-high 40 points versus SAC (02/17) posted the highest assist-to-turnover ratio on the team with 2.5 assists per turnover recorded multiple steals on 29 occasions, including a career-high seven thefts versus BOS (12/28) scored 20-plus points in three straight games (02/16-02/19), the first time in his career he had accomplished this run scored in double-figures 32 times, including 20-plus points seven times, and one game with 40 points missed 14 games due to injury/illness (six games with fractured ribs, five games with the flu and four games with a laceration on his right hand) registered two DNP-CDs 2008-09 (Golden State): Appeared in 77 games (18 starts), and tallied 9.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg and 2.7 apg in 24.5 mpg started 18 games and averaged 14.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg and 4.1 apg in 36.2 mpg played 25-plus minutes in 36 games, where he averaged 13.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 3.8 apg in those contests scored a then career-high 38 points and shot 16-of-16 from the free throw line in a win at UTH (04/11), marking the most points ever scored in an NBA game by a former D-League player reached double-figures in scoring 35 times, with four games with 20-plus points and one contest with 30-plus points two-plus steals 24 times missed two games due to injury and one due to personal reasons ... posted two DNP-CDs 2007-08 (Golden State/Rio Grande Valley Vipers): Appeared in 32 games with Golden State, and posted 3.7 ppg, 1.1 apg, 1.0 rpg and 9.5 mpg in five games where he received 20-plus minutes, he averaged 10.0 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.2 apg and 1.40 spg reached double-figures in scoring four times recorded 15 DNP-CDs in 16 games with Rio Grande (NBDL), he averaged 26.4 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.3 apg and 1.38 spg in 38.1 mpg he shot .506 (128-253 FG) from the field, .400 (18-45 3FGM) from three-point range and .899 (149-166 FT) from the free throw line at the time of his call-up, he ranked third in the D-League in scoring, having scored 20-or-more points 14 times, with six 30-plus efforts and one 40-point performance, and he also ranked fifth in assists he was named the NBA Development League Player of the Month for December 2006-07 (Bipop-Carire Reggie Emilia, Italy A-1/PAOK Thessaloniki, Greek League): Spent the season in Europe, splitting time between Italy and Greece while in Italy, he played 17 games for Bipop-Carire Reggie Emilia, and posted 8.5 ppg and 2.3 rpg in five contests with PAOK Thessaloniki, he averaged 7.4 ppg and 2.2 apg.
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Posted on 5 August 2016 | 1:08 pm
Orlando Magic guard C.J. Watson was recently back in the Las Vegas area to host a youth basketball clinic, called “Hoops for Hope”. The camp took place at the Doolittle Community Center and was free for youngster to sign up, which many of them truly appreciated because they understand a lot of celebrities wouldn’t do Read More
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