Wright appeared in 63 total games during the 2020-21 season, starting in 39 contests. He played in 36 games with the Detroit Pistons, averaging 10.4 points, 5.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 29.1 minutes per game. On Jan. 16 --a win over the Heat-- Wright recorded 10 assists for the first time of the season. In a Jan. 25 win over the 76ers, Wright scored a career-high 28 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds in 36 minutes. He recorded his first double-double of the season during a Feb. 6 contest against the Lakers, scoring 22 points and dishing 10 assists. Wright was traded to Sacramento during the trade deadline. He averaged 10.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 25.8 minutes during 27 appearances with the Kings. Wright recorded a career-high six steals in a May. 5 win over the Pacers. During a May 11. win over the Thunder, he matched a career-high with five triples. Wright finished the season with six double-doubles. He had six contests scoring over 20 points and 14 games with at least two steals.2019
In his first season with the Mavericks, Wright appeared in 73 games (five starts), averaging 6.9 points, a career-high 3.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.2 steals in 21.5 minutes. He shot 46.2 percent from the field, 37.0 percent from three and 77.0 percent from the charity stripe. The Utah product made his team debut Oct. 23 in a win over the Wizards, totaling five points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 21 minutes. Just one game later, he set season highs in both points and steals, racking up 20 points, seven rebounds, five steals and three assists in 32 minutes during a win over the Pelicans. About a month later, Nov. 18 in a win over the Spurs, Wright set a season high with two blocks -- a mark he'd reach two more times. On Dec. 1 in a win over the Lakers, Wright recorded a season-high nine assists in 28 minutes to go along with 17 points, five rebounds and four steals. Wright recorded his lone double-double and a season-high 12 rebounds during a win over the Thunder on Jan. 27, also finishing with 14 points, four assists nad one steal in 27 minutes. Wright joined the Mavericks in the NBA bubble in Orlando when the season resumed after hiatus due to COVID-19. His best performance in the seeding games was in a win over the Bucks on Aug. 8, where Wright recorded six points, five rebounds, three assists and one steal in 19 minutes. The guard appeared in four of the Mavericks' six playoff games against the Clippers. His best playoff effort was Game 5, where he recorded 11 points, two assists, two steals and one rebound in 21 minutes.2018
Wright began the 2018-19 season with the Raptors, who went on to win the NBA title without him, as he was traded to the Grizzlies at February's trade deadline. With Toronto, Wright played 49 games, starting on two occasions while averaging 6.9 points and 2.6 assists in 18.3 minutes per game. His usage spiked following the trade, though, as Wright logged an average of 30.8 minutes per game for Memphis. He took full advantage of that increase in playing time, averaging 12.1 points, 5.3 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals in his new digs. After scoring in double digits 13 times with the Raptors, he did so 17 times in 26 games (11 starts) with the Grizzlies. Wright ended the season on a particularly high note, logging the first three triple-doubles of his career in the last four games of the campaign. In the most impressive of those outings, Apr. 5 against the Mavericks, Wright racked up career highs in both points (26) and assists (14) along with 10 rebounds. Overall, Wright averaged 8.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game -- all career bests. He set a new single-game best in steals as well, picking up five on Mar. 30 against Phoenix.2017
Wright continued to increase his playing time and scoring output while enjoying better health in his third NBA season. He finished with a career-best 8.0 points per game while averaging a career-high 20.8 minutes across 69 games. Wright mostly served as a bench option for Toronto, as 65 of those appearances came off the bench. Coming off the bench didn't stop him from delivering the biggest performance of his career Jan. 3 against the Bulls. In that game, the Utah product racked up a career-high 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting (including 4-of-5 from downtown) along with a career-high 13 rebounds, five assists, four steals and a block. He posted his second-highest-scoring game of the year 12 days later on Jan. 15, hitting 5-of-6 shots from beyond the arc en route to 20 points against the Sixers. Wright did plenty of damage from 3-point range all year long, shooting a solid 36.6 percent from beyond the arc on a career-high 2.2 attempts per game. He also chipped in new career highs with 2.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game while averaging 1.0 steals per game for the second straight year. Wright saw more postseason playing time than ever, appearing in all 10 of Toronto's games across two rounds. In Game 1 of the first round against Washington, he set a personal playoff best with 18 points, adding four assists, three steals and a block. Wright went on to score 18 again in Game 5 of that series.2016
Wright's sophomore season in the NBA was derailed by a shoulder injury. Between that ailment and some time in the D-League, Wright didn't make his season debut until Feb. 14. He scored 11 points in his second game back, though, and went on to deliver double-digit scoring on seven occasions. Wright scored a season-high 13 points twice -- both on the road against the Heat, and less than two weeks apart (Mar. 11 and Mar. 23). In the latter game, Wright pulled down a season-high seven rebounds. He improved his free-throw percentage to 76.4 while shooting 42.2 percent from the field, including 33.3 percent from 3-point range. Wright racked up a career-high four blocked shots on Mar. 3 against Washington. He also picked up four steals Apr. 2 against the Sixers. Over the course of his five games with the D-League's Raptors 905, Wright posted 12.6 points, 5.2 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per contest. Back in the NBA, he enjoyed a somewhat greater role in the playoffs than he had as a rookie, appearing in nine of the Raptors' 10 postseason games. That included Game 3 of the first round against Milwaukee, in which Wright piled up 13 points and six boards.2015
The Raptors selected Wright 20th overall out of Utah in the 2015 NBA Draft, and he went on to bounce between the big club and the D-League's Raptors 905 throughout the 2015-16 campaign. The younger brother of NBA veteran Dorell Wright, Delon sparkled in his 15 D-League games, averaging 17.7 points, 6.5 assists and 5.0 rebounds with a terrific 53.6 shooting percentage and 80.6 free-throw percentage. At the NBA level, his opportunities were typically limited, as Wright played just 8.5 minutes per game over 27 contests, starting once. He averaged 3.8 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists while shooting 45.0 percent from the field and 74.3 percent from the line for the Raptors. However, on those occasions when Wright received significant playing time, he showed that he could contribute in multiple areas. He scored in double digits all four times that he played more than 22 minutes. On Apr. 8, Wright scored a season-high 19 points against the Pacers. Five days later, he stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, a season-high seven assists, five rebounds and two blocks (also a season high) against the Nets to close out the regular season. Wright got his first taste of postseason action in the Raptors' three-series playoff run, appearing in nine of 20 games. He delivered seven points in just 9:42 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Cleveland, then six points with two steals in 12 minutes in Game 5 of that series.