C. J. Fair

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C. J. Fair
CJ Fair dribbling (cropped).jpg
Fair playing for Syracuse at the 2014 NCAA tournament
No. 6 – Indiana Pacers
PositionForward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1991-09-13) September 13, 1991 (age 23)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolBaltimore City College
(Baltimore, Maryland)
Brewster Academy
(Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
CollegeSyracuse (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Pro career2014–present
Career history
2014–presentIndiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards
  • Consensus second team All-American (2014)
  • First team All-ACC (2014)
  • Second team All-Big East (2013)
 
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C. J. Fair
CJ Fair dribbling (cropped).jpg
Fair playing for Syracuse at the 2014 NCAA tournament
No. 6 – Indiana Pacers
PositionForward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1991-09-13) September 13, 1991 (age 23)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolBaltimore City College
(Baltimore, Maryland)
Brewster Academy
(Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
CollegeSyracuse (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Pro career2014–present
Career history
2014–presentIndiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards
  • Consensus second team All-American (2014)
  • First team All-ACC (2014)
  • Second team All-Big East (2013)

Carl Keith "C. J." Fair, Jr. (born September 13, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. He played college basketball for Syracuse University.

High school career[edit]

Fair is from Baltimore, Maryland and spent his freshman to junior years of high school at Baltimore City College, a public college preparatory school. The Knights were 18-6 in his freshman season. Fair, a Baltimore Sun First-Team All-Metro selection, helped lead City College to a 25-4 record and a berth in the state regional semifinals as a sophomore.[1] He missed his junior season in high school due to a knee injury, and later committed to Syracuse University in October 2008.[2]

Fair enrolled at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire for his senior year. In his one season there, Brewster won the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) title and went 35-5, winning their last 13 games of the season. Fair's season high point total was 32 against South Kent.[3]

College career[edit]

Fair defending against Tim Hardaway, Jr. in the 2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament final four.

In his four-year career at Syracuse, Fair played 143 games, averaging 11.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game,[4] as he was named to the All-Big East second team in 2013 and to the All-Acc first team in 2014. He was also named to the NABC Division I All-District 2 first team (2014), USBWA NCAA All-American second team (2014), NABC Division I All-District 5 second team (2013) and USBWA All-District II first team (2013).[3]

On February 13, 2014, he was named one of the 30 finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year.[5]

College statistics[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2010–11Syracuse3218.6.543.333.6093.8.4.8.86.4
2011–11Syracuse3726.4.464.250.7435.4.91.1.58.5
2012–13Syracuse4034.9.470.469.7556.9.71.11.114.5
2013–14Syracuse3437.8.429.276.7256.41.31.3.816.5

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft,[6] Fair joined the Dallas Mavericks for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[7][8] On September 5, 2014, he signed with the Indiana Pacers.[9]

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