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STEVE BLAKE

PERSONAL

Majored in criminology and criminal justice at Maryland ... Played his prep basketball at national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy at Mouth of Wilson, Va., and graduated fourth in his senior class ... married to Kristen ... loves to eat whatever his wife cooks ... Is the youngest of four children with three older sisters ... if he could design his own uniform, he would pick green and red as the colors ... loves to watch other sports, including the NFL, college football and college basketball ... his favorite NFL team is the Miami Dolphins ... his favorite college football team is the Miami Hurricanes ... his favorite college basketball team is, understandably, the Maryland Terps ... has a bullmastiff dog named Nala, a chihuahua named Bella and a cat named Peekaboo ... a person he would love to meet someday is Tiger Woods (and play a round of golf with him) ... says he’s not superstitious.

COLLEGE

As a junior, started in the backcourt along with new Trail Blazer Juan Dixon on the University of Maryland’s 2002 NCAA Championship team ... First team All-ACC at Maryland as a senior . . . Finished his four-year collegiate career as the Terrapins’ all-time leader in assists with 972, the fifth highest total in NCAA history and the fourth highest ever in the Atlantic Coast Conference . . . Became the first player in ACC history to record at least 1,000 points, 800 assists, 400 rebounds and 200 steals . . . Maryland’s all-time leader in games played (136) and minutes played (4,312) . . . Posted 23 games with 10 or more assists . . . Averaged 11.6 points as a senior and ranked seventh in the NCAA with 7.1 assists per game . . . Scored a career-high 27 points vs. George Washington . . . Was second in the NCAA in assists as a junior, averaging 7.9 points a contest . . . Set Maryland’s single-season assists record that year with 286 . . . Dished out 11 assists in Maryland’s NCAA Final Four defeat of Kansas . . . Led the ACC in assists as a sophomore (6.9 apg), becoming the first Terrapin to do so since John Lucas in 1974 . . . Averaged 7.0 points and 6.2 assists as a freshman and was named to the All-ACC freshman team.



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Category: Lakers Roster | Added by: KobeBryant (16/December/2010)
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