|Full name||Jeffrey Demarco Teague|
|birthday||June 10, 1988|
|place of birth||Indianapolis , Indiana , United States|
|NBA draft||2009 , 19th pick , Atlanta Hawks|
|Clubs as active|
|2009–2016 Atlanta Hawks 2016–2017 Indiana Pacers 2017–2020 Minnesota Timberwolves Since 2020 Atlanta Hawks
Teague was selected 19th place by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2009 NBA Draft . The first two seasons of his career were solid. Teague started behind Mike Bibby and later came off the bench behind Kirk Hinrich . During the 2011 play-offs , he played around 30 minutes per game and scored over 11 points per game.
Teague has been a nominal starter in the Hawks' point guard position since the 2011/12 season . He improved from year to year and reached the play-offs every time with the Hawks. In the 2013/14 season he scored 16.5 points and 6.7 assists per game.
In 2015 Teague was invited to the NBA All-Star Game for the first time . He played a major role in securing first place with the Hawks in the Eastern Conference and securing the home advantage in the play-offs. However, they lost in the Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers without a win.
After another season with the Hawks, with which he reached the playoffs again, Teague was transferred to the Indiana Pacers in the summer of 2016 as part of a three-team trade . With that he returned to his hometown of Indianapolis .
After just one season with the Pacers, Teague signed a new 3-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves , with which he will earn a total of 57 million dollars.
In mid-January 2020, Teague was traded by the Timberwolves to the Atlanta Hawks , returning to his first NBA club.
- 1 × NBA All-Star : 2015
- The all-star teams are complete
- Trade: Jeff Teague to Pacers, George Hill to Jazz, No. 12 pick to Hawks
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Teague, Jeffrey Demarco (full name); Teague, Jeff Demarco (nickname)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American basketball player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 10, 1988|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Indianapolis , Indiana|