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Luke Ridnour

34-Year-Old    PG,SG    Orlando Magic

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

4.0

REB

1.4

AST

2.0

STL

0.4

BLK

0.1

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Luke Ridnour begins his 12th season joining his fifth NBA franchise. The newly acquired point guard averaged 5.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.1 blocks in 19 minutes per game through 61 games for the Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Bobcats last season. H...

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HT: 6' 2"   WT: 175 lbs   DOB: 2/13/1981  College: Oregon   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #14 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ridnour signed a two-year contract with the Magic in July 2014.

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Luke Ridnour NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 82 31.4 10.0 2.5 5.9 1.1 0.3 0.8 40.5 88.3 1.8 0.7 1.8 2.2 37.6 3.6 9.0 1.9 2.2
2005-06 24 79 33.2 11.5 3.0 7.0 1.6 0.3 0.5 41.8 87.7 2.1 0.6 2.4 1.9 28.9 4.2 10.1 2.5 2.9
2006-07 25 71 29.5 11.0 2.3 5.2 1.2 0.3 0.7 43.3 80.5 2.2 0.4 1.9 2.0 35.3 4.2 9.8 1.8 2.2
2007-08 26 61 20.0 6.4 1.5 4.0 0.6 0.2 0.3 39.9 85.7 1.3 0.2 1.3 1.2 29.6 2.4 6.0 1.3 1.5
2008-09 27 72 28.2 9.6 3.0 5.1 1.3 0.2 0.8 40.3 86.9 1.8 0.5 2.6 2.2 35.0 3.5 8.6 1.8 2.1
2009-10 28 82 21.5 10.4 1.7 4.0 0.7 0.1 0.8 47.8 90.7 1.3 0.3 1.5 2.2 38.1 4.0 8.4 1.5 1.7
2010-11 29 MIN 71 30.4 11.8 2.8 5.4 1.3 0.1 1.1 46.8 88.3 2.2 0.5 2.3 2.6 44.0 4.5 9.6 1.7 1.9
2011-12 30 MIN 53 33.0 12.1 2.7 4.8 1.1 0.3 0.9 44.0 89.1 1.8 0.4 2.3 2.9 32.2 4.6 10.4 2.0 2.2
2012-13 31 MIN 82 30.2 11.5 2.5 3.8 1.0 0.2 0.8 45.3 84.8 1.6 0.5 2.0 2.6 31.1 4.5 9.9 1.7 2.0
2013-14 32 CHA 25 15.1 4.0 1.4 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.5 38.9 57.1 0.8 0.3 1.1 1.6 30.0 1.7 4.3 0.2 0.3
2013-14 32 MIL 36 21.2 5.7 1.7 3.4 0.6 0.1 0.7 38.4 68.4 1.3 0.4 1.3 1.9 36.8 2.3 6.1 0.4 0.5
2013-14 32 CHA/MIL 61 18.7 5.0 1.6 2.9 0.5 0.1 0.6 38.5 65.4 1.1 0.4 1.2 1.8 34.3 2.1 5.4 0.3 0.4
2014-15 33 ORL 47 14.5 4.0 1.4 2.0 0.4 0.1 0.4 42.6 85.7 0.8 0.2 1.3 1.3 31.7 1.6 3.7 0.4 0.4
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Luke Ridnour NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 1 16.0 6.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 50.0 2.0 6.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 16.4 4.0 1.0 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.8 38.1 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.0 2.0 40.0 1.6 4.2 0.0 0.0
Last 10 Games 10 16.9 5.5 0.9 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.8 44.7 83.3 1.0 0.0 0.9 2.1 38.1 2.1 4.7 0.5 0.6
Last 20 Games 20 14.4 3.7 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.5 39.2 87.5 0.8 0.2 0.9 1.7 27.3 1.5 3.7 0.4 0.4

 

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Luke Ridnour – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#4 Point Guard

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2.  Willie Green

3.  Victor Oladipo

4.  Luke Ridnour

Orlando Magic

True Shooting Percentage

50.7%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Luke Ridnour has a true shooting percentage of 50.7%.

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Luke Ridnour NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 82 36.0 11.5 2.9 6.8 1.3 0.3 0.9 40.5 88.3 2.1 0.8 2.1 2.5 37.6 4.2 10.3 2.2 2.5
2005-06 24 79 36.0 12.5 3.2 7.5 1.7 0.3 0.6 41.8 87.7 2.2 0.6 2.6 2.0 28.9 4.6 11.0 2.7 3.1
2006-07 25 71 36.0 13.4 2.8 6.3 1.4 0.3 0.8 43.3 80.5 2.7 0.5 2.3 2.4 35.3 5.2 12.0 2.2 2.7
2007-08 26 61 36.0 11.6 2.8 7.1 1.1 0.4 0.6 39.9 85.7 2.4 0.4 2.4 2.1 29.6 4.3 10.8 2.3 2.7
2008-09 27 72 36.0 12.2 3.9 6.5 1.6 0.3 1.0 40.3 86.9 2.3 0.6 3.3 2.8 35.0 4.4 11.0 2.4 2.7
2009-10 28 82 36.0 17.4 2.9 6.6 1.1 0.1 1.4 47.8 90.7 2.2 0.5 2.4 3.7 38.1 6.7 14.0 2.6 2.9
2010-11 29 MIN 71 36.0 14.0 3.3 6.4 1.5 0.2 1.4 46.8 88.3 2.6 0.6 2.7 3.1 44.0 5.3 11.4 2.0 2.3
2011-12 30 MIN 53 36.0 13.1 2.9 5.2 1.2 0.3 1.0 44.0 89.1 2.0 0.4 2.5 3.1 32.2 5.0 11.3 2.2 2.4
2012-13 31 MIN 82 36.0 13.7 3.0 4.5 1.2 0.2 1.0 45.3 84.8 1.9 0.6 2.4 3.1 31.1 5.3 11.8 2.0 2.4
2013-14 32 CHA 25 36.0 9.5 3.3 5.1 0.9 0.6 1.1 38.9 57.1 1.9 0.8 2.6 3.8 30.0 4.0 10.3 0.4 0.7
2013-14 32 MIL 36 36.0 9.7 2.9 5.8 1.1 0.1 1.2 38.4 68.4 2.2 0.7 2.2 3.2 36.8 4.0 10.3 0.6 0.9
2013-14 32 CHA/MIL 61 36.0 9.7 3.1 5.6 1.0 0.3 1.2 38.5 65.4 2.1 0.7 2.3 3.4 34.3 4.0 10.3 0.5 0.8
2014-15 33 ORL 47 36.0 9.9 3.6 5.1 1.1 0.2 1.1 42.6 85.7 2.0 0.4 3.2 3.3 31.7 4.0 9.3 0.9 1.1
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Luke Ridnour NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 82 2571 824 204 483 94 23 67 40.5 88.3 149 55 149 178 37.6 299 739 159 180
2005-06 24 79 2625 910 235 550 123 22 43 41.8 87.7 162 47 188 149 28.9 334 799 199 227
2006-07 25 71 2091 779 164 368 83 19 49 43.3 80.5 156 28 136 139 35.3 301 695 128 159
2007-08 26 61 1223 393 94 241 37 14 21 39.9 85.7 80 13 81 71 29.6 147 368 78 91
2008-09 27 72 2033 688 218 365 92 16 55 40.3 86.9 128 33 185 157 35.0 250 621 133 153
2009-10 28 82 1759 852 143 324 54 7 69 47.8 90.7 106 24 119 181 38.1 328 686 127 140
2010-11 29 MIN 71 2159 840 199 384 89 10 81 46.8 88.3 158 37 162 184 44.0 319 681 121 137
2011-12 30 MIN 53 1750 639 141 252 56 16 49 44.0 89.1 96 19 122 152 32.2 242 550 106 119
2012-13 31 MIN 82 2474 939 206 311 82 15 66 45.3 84.8 130 41 165 212 31.1 367 811 139 164
2013-14 32 CHA 25 378 100 35 54 9 6 12 38.9 57.1 20 8 27 40 30.0 42 108 4 7
2013-14 32 MIL 36 763 206 62 122 23 2 25 38.4 68.4 46 15 47 68 36.8 84 219 13 19
2013-14 32 CHA/MIL 61 1141 306 97 176 32 8 37 38.5 65.4 66 23 74 108 34.3 126 327 17 26
2014-15 33 ORL 47 683 188 68 96 20 4 20 42.6 85.7 38 8 60 63 31.7 75 176 18 21
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Luke Ridnour NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 23 82 31.4 50.4 45.0 33.3 10.3 3.2 12.4
2005-06 24 79 33.2 50.6 44.5 34.1 10.1 3.4 15.0
2006-07 25 71 29.5 50.9 46.8 28.6 12.1 2.4 11.7
2007-08 26 61 20.0 48.2 42.8 33.1 11.0 3.0 7.6
2008-09 27 72 28.2 50.0 44.7 30.9 10.8 2.9 11.9
2009-10 28 82 21.5 57.0 52.8 27.5 9.0 3.1 11.0
2010-11 29 MIN 71 30.4 56.7 52.8 29.9 12.3 2.4 13.9
2011-12 30 MIN 53 33.0 53.0 48.5 26.5 10.1 2.6 13.0
2012-13 31 MIN 82 30.2 53.2 49.3 23.5 9.8 2.4 11.6
2013-14 32 CHA 25 15.1 45.0 44.4 29.2 10.8 2.7 4.6
2013-14 32 MIL 36 21.2 45.3 44.1 30.9 11.6 2.7 6.3
2013-14 32 CHA/MIL 61 18.7 45.2 44.2 30.3 11.4 2.7 5.6
2014-15 33 ORL 47 14.5 50.7 48.3 30.1 11.9 2.5 5.0
Preseason Projections 34 ORL 65 13.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Luke Ridnour

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Luke Ridnour 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 15 at BKN                                
Apr 13 at MIA                                
Apr 11 NYK                                
Apr 10 TOR                                
Apr 8 CHI                                
Apr 4 at MIL                                
Apr 3 at MIN                                
Apr 1 SAS 16 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 2 4 0 0 0
Mar 27 DET 17 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 3
Mar 25 ATL 15 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 2
Mar 22 DEN 24 4 1 6 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Mar 20 POR 10 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 3
Mar 18 at DAL 19 4 2 3 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Mar 17 at HOU 20 6 0 2 0 0 1 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Mar 15 CLE 16 15 1 1 3 0 1 5 6 3 4 2 3 0 1 2
Mar 13 at BOS 17 5 1 1 0 1 2 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 3
Mar 11 at MIL 15 5 0 3 1 0 1 1 4 2 2 1 2 0 0 3
Mar 10 at IND 20 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 3 2 1 1
Mar 8 BOS                                
Mar 6 SAC                                
Mar 4 PHO                                
Mar 1 CHA 8 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Feb 27 at ATL 13 2 1 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 2
Feb 25 MIA 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Feb 22 PHI 12 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
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Feb 20 NOP 11 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Feb 11 NYK 15 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Feb 9 at WAS                                
Feb 8 CHI                                
Feb 6 LAL 19 4 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 1
Feb 4 at SAS                                
Feb 2 at OKC                                
Jan 31 DAL                                
Jan 29 MIL 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Jan 26 at MEM                                
Jan 25 IND                                
Jan 23 at NYK 9 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Jan 21 at DET 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Jan 18 OKC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 16 MEM 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 1
Jan 14 HOU 12 4 4 0 1 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Jan 12 at CHI 15 9 0 3 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 1 1 0 0 0
Jan 10 at POR 16 5 1 4 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 1
Jan 9 at LAL 25 12 1 1 0 0 2 5 10 0 0 2 3 0 1 4
Jan 7 at DEN 15 3 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 2
Jan 3 CHA 13 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 5 2 2 0 1 1 1 0
Jan 2 BKN                                
Dec 30 DET 12 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Dec 29 at MIA                                
Dec 27 at CHA                                
Dec 26 CLE                                
Dec 23 BOS                                
Dec 21 PHI 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Dec 19 UTA                                
Dec 17 at BOS                                
Dec 15 at TOR                                
Dec 13 ATL                                
Dec 12 at ATL                                
Dec 10 WAS                                
Dec 6 at SAC                                
Dec 5 at UTA                                
Dec 3 at LAC 13 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Dec 2 at GSW                                
Nov 30 at PHO                                
Nov 28 at IND                                
Nov 26 GSW 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 24 at CLE 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Nov 22 MIA                                
Nov 21 at CHA 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Nov 19 LAC 14 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Nov 17 at DET 19 5 3 6 1 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 1
Nov 15 at WAS                                
Nov 14 MIL 18 5 4 3 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 4 1
Nov 12 at NYK 25 8 4 5 0 0 0 3 5 2 3 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 11 at TOR 29 6 3 6 1 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 2 0 3 5
Nov 9 at BKN 19 11 4 4 1 0 0 4 6 0 0 3 3 1 3 3
Nov 7 MIN 14 8 1 2 0 0 2 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Nov 5 at PHI 20 2 2 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 2 3
Nov 4 at CHI 16 4 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 2 1
Nov 1 TOR 16 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Oct 30 WAS 25 8 1 4 1 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Oct 28 at NOP 17 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 2

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Luke Ridnour: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ridnour (personal) will not play Monday against the Heat, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (paternity) was active for Friday's game against the Magic but wasn't inserted into the action.

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Ridnour will return to action Friday after missing three games while on paternity leave, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (paternity) was present at shootaround Friday and is expected to play against the Raptors, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (paternity) will not play Wednesday, John Denton of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour isn't with the Magic on their road trip due to the expected birth of a child, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour returned from a hamstring injury Tuesday, coming off the bench to play 20 minutes. He was held scoreless on five shots, and had three rebounds and three assists.

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Ridnour (hamstring) went through a full practice without issue Monday and will play Tuesday versus the Pacers, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (hamstring) will not play Friday against the Kings, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (hamstring) is uncertain to play Friday against the Kings, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (hamstring) will not play Wednesday against the Suns, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Ridnour (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Like Delfino and Pachulia, Ridnour returns for his second rendezvous with the Bucks. Heís proven to be a very capable backup throughout his career and will help aid in the development of Knight. Though Ridnour played the two-guard spot in Minnesota last season, heíll likely see the majority of his minutes at point guard in 2013-14.

2012-13

Ridnour was a versatile player for Minnesota last season as he gave the T-Wolves needed depth at point guard but was also surprisingly effective when playing shooting guard. He was relatively efficient, shooting 44 percent from the field and 32.2 percent from three-point range. He even added a 89.1 percent free throw percentage. Last year was a high-volume shooting year by Ridnour's standards. He averaged 10.4 field goal attempts per game and 2.9 three point attempts per game, both figures the highest of his career. The only negative was that he missed 13 games with a nagging ankle injury. With Ricky Rubio out for the start of the season with a torn ACL in 2012-13, Ridnour has a good chance to win the starting point guard role until Rubio is ready to return.

2011-12

Ridnour took over as the starting point guard last season when Jonny Flynn was sidelined after hip surgery and started 66 games. He averaged 11.8 ppg and improved his three-point shooting by making 44 percent of his attempts from behind the arc. However, he'll likely have a reduced role this season with the signing of Ricky Rubio and Jose Barea. Ridnour could fall to third on the depth chart. It's also possible Ridnour could be traded once Rubio is ready for more minutes. Either way, it looks like Ridnour's fantasy value will take a hit, although it's possible the point guard position for Minnesota could be unsettled early in the season.

2010-11

Although Brandon Jennings got most of the hype, Ridnour was often the most effective point guard on a surprising Bucks team in 2009-10. But Jennings is the future of the franchise, so Ridnour was not retained, instead signing with the T-Wolves, who lost Jonny Flynn to a significant hip injury. The move won't do wonders for Ridnour's fantasy value. He'll open the season as the starter, but will most likely shift to a backup role by December. And even when he's playing, Minnesota's version of the triangle offense doesn't do wonders for point guards' statistics. (Just ask Flynn.) But Ridnour does have the ability to can an open three (.381 from downtown last season), a skill that should serve him well in this offense.

2009-10

Ridnour doesnít seem like an ideal guard for a Scott Skiles team, but he managed to beat out Ramon Sessions and hang on to the starting job in Milwaukee. This season heíll face another threat, from rookie Brandon Jennings Ė but Jennings is pretty raw, having spent the last year as a part-time player in the Euroleague, so donít be surprised if Ridnour hangs on to the starting job for far longer than fantasy players would prefer. Ridnour is an excellent free-throw shooter and a pretty decent three-point bomber, but probably wonít rack up huge assist totals, especially on a Milwaukee team that figures to be one of the leagueís weakest.

2008-09

This unimposing point guard fell out of favor in Seattle over the course of the past two seasons. GM John Hammond sees hope, however, and Ridnour should be a decent second-tier source of assists with the playing time he'll be handed. Ridnour is a fantastic foul shooter and fair three-point stroker.

2007-08

There will be lots of interest in Seattleís point guard spot as it appears unsettled as we enter training camp. Ridnour has been the primary starter the last few years, but he will be pushed by Delonte West and Earl Watson. Ridnour doesnít play very good defense, something that will no doubt irk new coach P.J. Carlesimo. But Ridnourís jumper is improving, heís a smart passer and he gets his teammates involved. That should be a prized commodity with Kevin Durant in town. Heís the likely starter and may increase his assists now that Ray Allen isnít around to dominate the ball. Youíll have to monitor the battle during training camp before selecting Ridnour for your fantasy team.

2006-07

Itís been a grim year for Sonics fans, living with the ongoing threat of losing their team to Oklahoma City. Ridnour has been one of the few bright spots, with a double-digit scoring average and seven assists per game in his third season. He hasnít been as consistent as most would prefer, but that could be due, in part, to the situation. Bob Weiss was notorious for constant lineup and rotation changes. Bob Hill committed to Ridnour as his starter, but the midseason arrival of Earl Watson cut into Ridnourís minutes. And heading into this season, the Sonics still havenít made a decision about extending Ridnourís rookie contract. (News on that front is expected some time in September.) With a little more consistency, Ridnour could be a nice fantasy player.

2005-06

Ridnour could be on the verge of a breakout campaign as the Sonics move to a fastbreak offense. Instead of coming back to retrieve the ball from a rebounder, Ridnour will start the break, taking the outlet pass and then feeding a streaking scorer. That's the plan, at least. If all goes well, Ridnour, who shot 37.6 percent from 3-point range, likely will increase his 5.9 assists per game from last season. His minutes still will be in the low 30s, but the new offense might make him more productive than the 10.1 points he averaged last year.

2004-05

Ridnour has been annointed the starting point guard, but that is not set in stone. As a rookie, Ridnour went through the typical first-year ups and downs. His potential was evident, though. He averaged 16.1 minutes, which should increase signigicantly this season as a starter and without Brent Barry in the rotation. Ridnour also worked out with John Stockton during the offseason, for what that's worth.

2003-04

Ridnour will be a late addition to camp as he recovers from a fractured pelvic bone. The Sonics hope he is their point guard of the future, but don't expect much this year. It will take a while to get healthy and even then he will do more watching than playing.