The 2019-20 season was Belinelli's 13th year in the Association. Before the season went on hiatus, the Italian sharpshooter appeared in 52 of a possible 63 games for the Spurs during the shortened season. Pre-bubble, the 33-year-old averaged 5.8 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 15.0 minutes per game. He also hit 1.1 three-pointers per game, which marked his 10th straight season of averaging at least one three-pointer per game. On Dec. 21, Belinelli delivered his best scoring performance of the season when he produced 17 points (4-6 FG, 4-5 3PT, 5-5 FT), two rebounds and a steal in 25 minutes during a loss to the Clippers. He scored in double-digits in 13 of his 52 appearances and shot better than 36.8 percent from three-point range. On Mar. 10, one night before the season was suspended, Belinelli delivered 16 points, four rebounds and an assist during a home win over the Mavericks. The win over Dallas was also one of three games in which Belinelli drained a season-high four three-pointers. The veteran appeared in five bubble games for the Spurs when the season restarted in Orlando. He averaged 12.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 21.0 minutes.2018
After three seasons away from San Antonio, Belinelli returned to the Spurs' bench in 2018-19 to provide veteran shooting. He took 5.0 three-point shots per game on average, a new career high. He made 37.2 percent of his threes, but he really excelled from the free-throw line. The Italian made 90.3 percent of his shots from the charity stripe, his second year in a row making over 90 percent of his free throws. Belinelli scored 10.5 points per game off the bench, providing the shooting the Spurs sought when they brought him back. He also averaged 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. There were two games in which Belinelli topped the 20-point mark. That included a performance against the Thunder on Jan. 12 in which he scored a season-high 24 points. In San Antonio's first round playoff series against Denver, Belinelli logged 18.8 minutes per game off the bench. He contributed per-game averages of 5.9 points and 1.1 three-pointers in the seven-game clash.2017
Belinelli's tenure with Charlotte came to an end when he was traded to Atlanta in June of 2017. With the Hawks, the veteran sharpshooter played in 52 games, averaging 23.3 minutes per contest. He posted per-game averages of 11.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists. Belinelli also knocked down 1.8 three-pointers per game for Atlanta, making 37.2 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc. However, the Hawks waived Belinelli in February, and he subsequently signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. With Philadelphia, Belinelli played in 28 games and garnered 26.3 minutes per contest. He upped his per-game scoring average to 13.6 points while collecting 1.8 boards and 1.6 dimes per contest. The Italian guard excelled from deep, knocking down 2.0 treys per game and shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc. He tallied double-digit points 15 times during the 76ers' season-ending 16-game win streak. In the postseason, Belinelli came off the bench for each of Philadelphia's 10 contests as the team advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. He posted per-game averages of 12.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in the playoffs.2016
Prior to the 2016-17 campaign, Belinelli was traded from Sacramento to Charlotte. The move sent the journeyman to his seventh NBA team in 10 seasons. With the Hornets, Belinelli came off the bench for all 74 games in which he played. He posted per-game averages of 10.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists. The Italian guard averaged at least one three-pointer per game for the seventh straight season, knocking down 1.4 treys per contest and shooting 36.0 percent from deep. He had the best season of his career at the charity stripe, converting an impressive 89.3 percent of his free-throw attempts. Belinelli registered the second double-double of his career against the Pelicans on Nov. 19, scoring 22 points and corralling 10 rebounds. In that performance, he knocked down a season-high seven three-pointers on nine attempts. He scored 22 points again -- matching his high mark on the season -- against the Cavaliers on March 24. On Feb. 1, he dished a season-best seven assists while scoring 16 points versus Golden State.2015
After a pair of successful campaigns with San Antonio, Belinelli signed with the Sacramento Kings prior to the 2015-16 season. He played in 68 games with Sacramento, making seven starts and averaging 24.6 minutes per contest. Belinelli posted 10.2 points per contest, marking the fourth time in nine NBA seasons in which he averaged double-digit points. He also registered 1.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. The veteran's specialty was again outside shooting. He averaged 1.3 three-pointers per game, knocking down 30.6 percent of his attempts from deep. Belinelli also thrived from the free-throw line, converting 83.3 percent of his attempts from the charity stripe -- his fourth straight campaign above the 83.0-percent mark. On Dec. 30, the Italian guard scored a season-high 28 points against Philadelphia. In that contest, he posted an 11-for-17 tally on field goals, including 3-for-6 from three-point range. He fell just shy of his second career double-double against Dallas on Jan. 5, scoring 14 points and grabbing a season-high nine boards.2014
Belinelli played in 62 games in his second season with the Spurs, making nine starts and averaging 22.4 minutes per contest. He averaged 9.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists. The Italian guard again filled an important role as an outside shooter, making 1.4 three-pointers per game and shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc. He also converted a career-best 84.8 percent of his free-throw attempts. Belinelli defended his title at the Three-Point Shootout during All-Star Weekend but was eliminated in the first round. The 2007 first-round draft pick grabbed a season-best seven rebounds in a win over Philadelphia on Dec. 1. On Dec. 10, he recorded a season high with 22 points against the Knicks. Belinelli knocked down four three-pointers on three occasions during the regular season, including as part of a 20-point, six-assist performance against Minnesota on Dec. 6. In the postseason, Belinelli came off the bench for all seven games of San Antonio's opening-round series against the Clippers. He posted per-game averages of 9.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists while shooting an impressive 46.7 percent from beyond the arc.2013
Following a season in Chicago, Belinelli signed with the San Antonio Spurs prior to the 2013-14 campaign. Playing primarily as a reserve, the Italian guard averaged 25.2 minutes across 80 regular-season contests. He tallied 11.4 points per game along with career-high marks of 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists. Belinelli enjoyed his best season as a shooter, making a career-best 48.5 percent of his field-goal attempts and 43.0 percent of his tries from deep. His three-point accuracy ranked fifth in the NBA. Belinelli also established a career high by shooting 84.7 percent from the charity stripe. He put his sharpshooting skills on full display at the Three-Point Shootout during the All-Star break, winning the competition in his first appearance. On Jan. 2, Belinelli scored a career-high 32 points against the Knicks, converting 6-of-9 attempts from three-point range. He collected his first career double-double against Boston on Feb. 12, scoring 16 points and grabbing 11 boards. Belinelli played in all 23 of San Antonio's postseason contests as the Spurs captured the NBA title. He posted per-game averages of 5.4 points and 2.3 rebounds and became the first player born in Italy to win an NBA Championship.2012
Belinelli signed with the Chicago Bulls prior to the 2012-13 season. The Bulls became the fourth team Belinelli played for in his first six NBA seasons. The sharpshooting guard played in 73 games for Chicago, making 27 starts and averaging 25.8 minutes per contest. He posted per-game averages of 9.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists. In the postseason, Belinelli came off the bench for the first five games of Chicago's first-round series against the Nets. He moved into a starting role in Game 6, scoring 22 points, grabbing five rebounds and dishing seven assists. Belinelli remained a starter in Game 7 and through all five games of the Bulls' matchup with Miami in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Overall, he posted per-game averages of 11.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 12 postseason contests.2011
Belinelli returned to New Orleans for the 2011-12 campaign and was again given a major role on the team. He played in all 66 contests with 55 starts during the lock-out shortened season and averaged a career-high 29.8 minutes per game. Belinelli posted per-game averages of 11.8 points and 2.6 rebounds, both career-best marks. He converted 1.6 treys per game, making 37.7 percent of his three-point attempts. The Italian guard tallied a career-high-tying 27 points at Portland on Mar. 29, adding three rebounds and three assists. In that performance, he knocked down a career-high seven three-pointers on 11 attempts.2010
Prior to the 2010-11 season, Belinelli was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in August. The Italian guard took on a more prominent role with the Pelicans, starting 69 of the 80 games in which he played and averaging a career-high 24.5 minutes per contest. The former first-round draft pick's numbers improved with more playing time; he posted per-game career highs in points (10.5), rebounds (1.9) and three-pointers (1.7). Belinelli shot a career-best 41.4 percent from three-point range, ranking 19th in the NBA. On Mar. 7, the sharpshooter grabbed a career-high nine rebounds during a loss at Chicago. At the end of the regular season, he got his first taste of NBA playoff action, starting all six games in the Pelicans' first-round series against the Lakers. In those contests, Belinelli averaged 9.7 points per contest while converting 30.8 percent of his three-point attempts.2009
After two seasons with Golden State, Belinelli was traded to Toronto prior to the 2009-10 season. He played in 66 games with Raptors, all but one as a reserve. The 6-foot-5 guard posted per-game averages of 7.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 17.0 minutes. He converted 40.6 percent of his field-goal attempts and 83.5 percent of his free-throw tries. Belinelli again proved to be a reliable shooter from deep, averaging 0.9 three-pointers per contest and shooting 38.0 percent from beyond the arc. He scored a season-high 21 points in his lone appearance as a starter against Indiana on Feb. 2.2008
Belinelli earned a more prominent role in his second season with the Warriors. He played in 42 games, 23 as a starter, and increased his minutes to 21.0 per contest. The Italian guard's numbers increased across the board to 8.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. His greatest contributions came as a three-point shooter. Belinelli averaged 1.2 treys per contest on 39.7 percent shooting from beyond the arc. He scored a career-high 27 points against Atlanta on Dec. 19, adding six assists and two steals. Belinelli scored 20-plus points on three other occasions and broke double digits 18 times overall.2007
Belinelli was selected by Golden State with the 18th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft after playing pro ball in Europe for several seasons. He played for the Warriors' Summer League squad in Las Vegas and turned heads immediately, scoring 37 points in his first game. Belinelli averaged 22.8 points overall in Summer League play and was voted to the All-Tournament First Team. The Italian sharpshooter's NBA rookie campaign saw him play in 33 games for the Warriors, averaging 7.3 minutes per game. The Italian guard averaged 2.9 points, 0.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists. He showed good touch from the outside by shooting a solid 39.0 percent from beyond the arc. The Warriors gave Belinelli more opportunities later in the season. On Apr. 4, he scored 13 points with four rebounds in 22:38 on the court against the Grizzlies. Then, in the final game of the regular season, Belinelli scored a season-high 17 points in just 18:42, hitting 5-of-6 shots from downtown in the process.
June 28, 2007Drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 2007 NBA Draft.
July 29, 2009Traded by the Golden State Warriors to the Toronto Raptors for Devean George and cash.
August 11, 2010Traded by the Toronto Raptors to the New Orleans Hornets for Julian Wright.
July 24, 2012Signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bulls.
July 11, 2013Signed a one-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
July 13, 2015Signed a three-year contract with the Sacramento Kings.
July 7, 2016Traded by the Sacramento Kings to the Charlotte Hornets for Malachi Richardson.
June 20, 2017Traded by the Charlotte Hornets with Miles Plumlee and a 2017 2nd round draft pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Dwight Howard and a 2017 2nd round draft pick.
February 9, 2018Waived by the Atlanta Hawks.
February 12, 2018Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Philadelphia 76ers.
July 20, 2018Signed a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.