Mardy Collins
Guard USA
196 cm
107 kg
August 4, 1984
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Year Achievement
2014 Greek League Finalist
2015 Polish Supercup Winner
2015 All-EuroCup Defensive Player of the Year
2015 Polish League Finalist
2016 Eurocup Finalist
2016 French ProA Finalist
Season Club
2006/2008 New York Knicks, USA
2008/2010 Los Angeles Clippers
2011 Bornova, Turkey
2011 Jiangsu Dragons, China
2011/2012 Los Angeles D-Fenders, USA
2012/2013 Maccabi Ashdod, Israel
2013 Guaros de Lara, Venezuela
2013 Sutor Montegranaro, Italy
2014 Olympiacos, Greece
2014/2015 Turów Zgorzelec, Poland
2015/2016 Strasbourg IG, France
from 2016 Lokomotiv Kuban, Russia

Collins attended Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, as did NBA players Aaron McKie and Rasheed Wallace.

College career

Scouts were impressed by Collins' defense and team play. He totaled 89 steals for his 2005–06 season at Temple University, primarily by stepping into passing lanes. He also averaged 16.9 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, and 4.0 assists per game.

Professional career

New York Knicks

In 52 games played during the 2006–2007 season, Collins averaged 4.5 points per game, 2.0 rebounds per game, and 1.6 assists per game. However, in the final ten games of the season, when he played a substantially higher number of minutes than previously in the season, he averaged 14.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.9 steals.

On December 16, 2006, during the fourth quarter of a game between the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets, Collins committed a hard foul against Nuggets guard J. R. Smith. The ensuing confrontation resulted in a brawl, after which ten players were ejected. Collins received a six-game suspension.

He played a career-high 51 minutes on April 7, 2007 against the Milwaukee Bucks, scoring 19 points in addition to 12 rebounds, 8 assists, and 5 steals.

Los Angeles Clippers

On November 21, 2008, Collins and Zach Randolph were traded to the Los Angeles Clippers for Tim Thomas and Cuttino Mobley.

Los Angeles D-Fenders

Collins became a member of the Los Angeles D-Fenders on December 28, 2011.

International career

On January 17, 2011, Collins signed a one-year contract with the Turkish League team Bornova Belediye. In November 2012, he joined the Israeli team Maccabi Ashdod In May 2013, he signed with Guaros de Lara of the Venezuelan League. On August 26, 2013, he signed with Sutor Montegranaro of the Italian League.

On January 1, 2014, he signed a contract with the reigning back-to-back Euroleague champions, Olympiacos of the Greek League, until the end of the season. Over 14 Euroleague games in which he played as a bench player, he averaged 2.1 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

On September 26, 2014, he signed a contract with the Polish team Turów Zgorzelec, following the departure of Christian Eyenga.

For the 2015–16 season, Collins signed with Strasbourg IG.

On July 27, 2016, Collins signed with PBC Lokomotiv Kuban for the 2016–17 season.

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