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Name: 
PENIGAR, Desmond
Position: 
4, 4/5
Height: 
201 cm
Weight: 
113 kg
Born: 
1981/07/16
Nationality: 
American
Team: 
Al Hilal Riyadh (SAUDI ARABIA-Premier League)
Contract: 
AVAILABLE 2014/2015
Passcat: 
Import
Short summary/Player description: 
Has tremendous talent on the offensive end with the ability to play inside and out... Needs to continue to work to become a better defender.
Career experiences/Statistics: 

Upland, CA / Upland HS
1998-1999: Upland, Calif./Upland HS: 18ppg, 10rpg
1999-2000: Ventura JC:
2000-2001: Ventura JC (NJCAA)
2001-2002: Utah St. (NCAA, starting five): 31 games: ScoreBigWest-2(17.2ppg), RebBigWest-6(6.9rpg), FGPBigWest-7(48.7%), 3PT: 31.6%, FTBigWest-7(79.1%)
2002-2003: Utah St. (NCAA, starting five): 33 games: ScoreBigWest-6(15.7ppg), RebBigWest-3(6.6rpg), FGPBigWest-6(46.8%), 3PT: 36.3%, FT: 72.1%: Finished two-year career at Utah State ranked 25th all-time in scoring with 1,051 points.
2003 July: Southern California Summer Pro League (LA Clippers)
2003: Summer League in Treviso (Poste Italiane Blu team)
2003: Drafted by Dakota Wizards (CBA,1rd(7))
2003-2004: Asheville Altitude (NBDL, starting five), in Feb.'04 and March '04 signed 2 consecutive 10-day contracts at Orlando Magic (NBA): 10 games: 3.2ppg, 2.4rpg, FGP: 50.0%, then joined back Asheville Altitude (NBDL, starting five): 38 games: 19.6ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.4apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 50.7%, 3PT: 37.2%, FT: 78.4%
2004 July: Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, FL (New Jersey Nets)
2004 July: Southern California Summer Pro League in Long Beach, CA (Panthers team)
2004: Denver Nuggets training camp (NBA): waived in Oct.'04
2004-2005: In Nov.'04 signed at Changwon LG Sakers (Korea-KBL): 41g 25.6ppg 8.8rpg 1.6apg
2005 June: Chicago Bulls (NBA) minicamp
2005-2006: EWE Baskets Oldenburg (Germany-1.Bundesliga): 9 games: 13.6ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 46.2%, 3PT: 41.2%
2006-2007: EWE Baskets Oldenburg (Germany-1.Bundesliga, starting five): 34 games: Score-2(16.5ppg), 6.7rpg, 1.4apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 52.2%, 3FGP: 31.7%, FT: 63.6%
2008-2009: In Jan.'09 signed at BSC Raiffeisen Furstenfeld Panthers (Austria-A Bundesliga, starting five): 24 games: 20.3ppg, 9.0rpg, 1.0apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 58.0%, 3PT: 42.3%, FT: 71.8%
2009-2010: BSC Raiffeisen Furstenfeld Panthers (Austria-A Bundesliga, starting five): 32 games: Score-4(19.3ppg), 7.3rpg, 1.3spg, FGP: 53.6%, 3PT: 42.4%, FT: 76.0%
2011-2012: Byblos (Lebanon-Div.A, starting five): 22 games: Score-1(28.5ppg), Reb-1(12.1rpg), 2.1apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 52.1%, 3PT: 29.9%, FT: 84.1%
2012-2013: Al Kuwait SC (Kuwait-D1, starting five)
2013-2014: Al Hilal Riyadh (Saudi Arabia-Premier League), left in Dec.'13

Other info/Achievements/Awards: 
HS first-team all-league and all-county selection -98,99
JUCO runner-up player of the year in the state of California -00,01
JUCO first-team all-conference and all-state selection -00,01
BWC Regular Season Champion -02
BWC Tournament Finalist -02
All-BWC 1st Team -02,03
BWC Tournament Champion -03
BWC All-Tournament Team -03
NBDL Rookie of the Year -04
All-NBDL 1st Team -04
NBDL Regular Season Champion -04
NBDL Champion -04
Austrian Bundesliga A All-Star Game -09
Eurobasket.com All-Austrian Bundesliga Imports Team -09
Eurobasket.com All-Austrian Bundesliga 1st Team -09, 10
Austrian Bundesliga A Regular Season Runner-Up -09
Austrian Bundesliga A Semifinals -09
Austrian Supercup Winner -09
Austrian A Bundesliga All-Star Game -10
Eurobasket.com Austrian Bundesliga All-Imports Team -10
Austrian Bundesliga A Finalist -10
Austrian Bundesliga A Regular Season Champion -10
Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League 1st Team -12
Asia-Basket.com Lebanese League All-Imports Team -12
Asia-Basket.com Lebanese League All-Defensive Team -12
Kuwait Federation Cup Winner -13
Kuwait League Regular Season Champion -13
Eurobasket profile: 
http://basketball.asia-basket.com/player/Desmond_Penigar/46189
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