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Marcus Thornton

Height:
6' 4"
Weight:
205 lbs
Age:
27
Born:
Jun 5, 1987
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Drafted:
2009 - round 2, 13th overall by Mia
PPG RPG APG SPG BPG
2014 Regular Season
9.8 2.8 1.1 0.8 0.2

Thornton scored 27 in Sunday's win over the Kings.

Thornton has scored 20 or more three times in seven games with Brooklyn, matching his total over 46 contests with Sacramento.

Thornton scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead Brooklyn to a 107-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Thornton, playing in his third game for Brooklyn since coming over in a Feb. 19 trade with Sacramento, came off the bench to make 8 of 13 from the field. "I'm coming to a team with all these veterans, that know how to win, that have championship aspirations and have championships under their belts already, and a coach that has a championship, too," Thornton said. "I knew it would be a great situation."

Nets coach Jason Kidd says recently acquired guard Marcus Thornton will likely miss Saturday night's game because of a stomach illness.

Brooklyn got Thornton from Sacramento on Wednesday for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.

A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets have acquired guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.

Thornton led the Kings with 18.7 points per game in 2011-12, but has fallen out of favor under defensive-minded coach Michael Malone.

Thornton has yet to join the Nets.

The Nets acquired guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans on Wednesday, but Thornton hadn't yet joined the team at game time.

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