2012-2013Signed with Euroleague side Asseco Prokom ...
2011-2012Signed with Lugano Tigers in Switzerland ... left the team for personal reasons in January ... signed with Georgian side Sokhumi Tbilisi for their playoff run at the end of the season, where he averaged 12.2 ppg and 5.8 rpg ... despite being named on the GB Futures and GB Senior Men's preliminary roster, opted out of National Team duty in the summer of 2012 ...played for San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in 4 appearances.
Spent the season rehabbing from two shoulder surgeries in Austin, Texas ... Returned to action full court action in summer 2011, representing Great Britain Under-20s at the 2011 Division B European Championships where he averaged 22.3 ppg, 8.1 rpg and 1.6 apg, including a 32 point, 14 rebound outing vs Israel and a 28 point, 9 rebound, 6 assist, 4 block game against Finland ... off the back of his performances with the U20s, Richards was called up to the Senior side where he was the last cut from the team ... led the Senior side in scoring against Netherlands in a warmup game, scoring 16 points.
Missed first half of season ... joined BBC Monthey in Switzerland in early 2010, where he averaged 13.3ppg, 5.2rpg in 6 games before sustaining a season-ending shoulder injury ... declared for the 2010 NBA draft in April ... caused a buzz around the web after his performance at the pre-draft combine ... drafted by the San Antonio Spurs with the 49th pick in the second round.
Competed in Belgium for Dexia Mons-Hainaut, averaging 5.0 points and 0.7 rebounds in just 6.0 minutes over three games ... Hit all five of his field goal attempts, each of which came during a 15-point performance vs. Verviers- Pepinster in only 10 minutes of play ... Also spent time with Dexia Mons-Hainaut’s second team in Belgium’s third division, helping the squad go 16-8 in Group B ... Played two games in Nike Junior International Tournament for German club Brose Baskets, averaging 16.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 29.3 minutes ... Represented England Under-18s at the 2009 Division B European Championships, but only appeared in two games ... averaged 29 points and 13 rebounds on 58.8% shooting in those two games, including 34 points and 13 rebounds against Belgium.
Played for C.B. Aguimes of the Junior League of Canaria ... Scored 30 points vs. Unelco ... Also played in three games for Real Madrid’s junior team at the Nike Junior International Tournament, averaging 15.3 points and 6.7 rebounds in 22.4 minutes ... Totaled 24 points and eight rebounds vs. FMP ... selected to participate at the NBA’s Basketball without Borders Europe program during the summer.
Played for Gran Canaria’s U-16 cadet team at the Spanish Academy level ... Also competed for its U- 18 junior squad ... Posted a 33-point performance in leading his club to a championship ... Played for the World Select team at the Nike Hoop Summit at just 15 years old, going 0-2 from the field in three minutes ... Represented England at the 2007 U-16 European Championship ... Averaged 18.6 points and 11.6 rebounds over seven appearances in helping his squad to its highest-ever finish (fourth) ... Tallied 30 points and 14 rebounds vs. Sweden and 27 points and 14 rebounds vs. Hungary.
Brought up in Kent, playing for East Kent Crusaders (now Medway Park Crusaders) ... played Division 3 Men, Under-18 and Under-16 ... coached by Jesse Sazant and Nick Reed ... played for England Under-16s at the 2006 Division B European Championships in Estonia, averaging 9.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game a year young ... had an 18 point, 10 rebound double double against Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Source for some career info: NBA.com
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