Damyean Dotson
Damyean Dotson
27-Year-Old GuardG
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$Waived by the Cavaliers in September of 2021.
Personal Bio

Damyean Da'Kethe Dotson was born in Houston in 1994. Dotson played high school basketball at Jack Yates High School in Houston, where he Led the school to the 4A state title game as a senior. That season, having just been named captain, Dotson averaged 21 points and five rebounds per game and was named the 2012 Greater Houston Player of the Year by The Houston Chronicle. At the University of Houston, Dotson majored in sociology. Dotson has participated in many Knicks-sponsored Garden of Dreams charity events, helping groups such as the NYC Department of Homeless Services and the Covenant House. You can follow Damyean Dotson on Twitter and Instagram @WholeteamDot.

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Dotson moved from Houston to Oregon to start his collegiate career. The 6-5 guard started from the opening tip and provided 11.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in his freshman season. He also helped spur the upset-minded Ducks to the Sweet 16 as a 12-seed with a combined 40 points in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. After the season, Dotson was named to the Pac-12 All Freshman Team. Dotson continued to start as a sophomore, but saw his production dip to 9.4 points and 3.2 rebounds as fellow Houston native Joseph Young took a larger role. He did score 17 points twice. After his sophomore season, Dotson returned home and transferred to Houston Community College, but did not play basketball. He again transferred the University of Houston to play for coach Kelvin Sampson. In his junior season, he provided 13.9 points and 6.8 rebounds. Dotson had his best season as a senior with 17.4 points and 6.9 rebounds. He hit 44.3 percent of his 3-pointers and had seven double-doubles. The guard also scored 30 or more points in back-to-back games and three times in the season. Over his four years of college play, Dotson shot 46.4 percent from three-point range. After his senior season at Houston, Dotson was named to the All-AAC First Team.

Let go by Cleveland
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September 10, 2021
Dotson was waived by the Cavaliers on Friday, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.
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Dotson appeared in 46 games (seven starts) with Cleveland last season and averaged 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 19.7 minutes. Since being drafted 44th overall by the Knicks in 2017, Dotson has shown potential as a depth option at guard.
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2020

Dotson signed a contract with the Cavaliers in late November before the 2020-21 season. He made his team debut Dec. 23 against the Hornets, posting one rebound and one steal in 13 minutes. He scored his first points with the team two games later, scoring five points against the 76ers. Overall, in Dotson's 46 appearances (seven starts), he averaged 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 19.7 minutes. His best performance of the season was Jan. 9 against the Bucks. In 41 minutes, he recorded 21 points (8-17 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 3-3 FT), eight assists, two rebounds, one steal and one block with no turnovers. In his seven starts, Dotson averaged 13.0 points, 4.1 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 34.1 minutes. Dotson had 12 performances with double-digit points, four games with at least five rebounds and three games with at least five assists. On defense, he had 13 games with at least one steal and four games with at least one block. He hit his season-high three triples on four occasions.

2019

The 2019-20 season was Dotson's third year with the Knicks. He appeared in 48 games for New York and averaged 6.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.4 minutes per game. Dotson shot 41.4 percent from the field, hit 1.2 threes per contest at 36.2 percent from behind the arc and shot 66.7 percent from the free-throw line. Dotson set single-game season highs of 21 points, five rebounds, five assists, five threes, three steals and one block. Dotson's best overall performance of the campaign occurred Dec. 23 against the Wizards. In 27 minutes, he posted 19 points (7-13 FG, 5-10 3Pt, 0-2 FT), three assists and two rebounds with no turnovers. It was one of Dotson's 13 performances with at least 10 points. On Jan. 24, Dotson scored a season-high 21 points during a home loss to the Raptors. For the season, Dotson accumulated at least three assists in eight games and at least two rebounds in 26 games. Dotson grabbed at least one steal in 21 games and gathered one block in four games. Across the 11 games in which Dotson saw at least 24 minutes of playing time, he averaged 11.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest.

2018

The 2018-19 season marked Dotson's second in the league and second with the Knicks. He played in 73 games, starting 40. He saw 27.5 minutes per game -- a boost of nearly 17 minutes from his rookie season -- and set career highs almost across the board as a result. Dotson averaged 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists. He shot 41.5 percent from the field, 36.8 percent from distance and 74.5 percent from the free-throw line. As a starter, he averaged 12.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He saw 40-plus minutes on six occasions, averaging 19.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in those instances. On Mar. 10, in an 11-point loss to the Timberwolves, Dotson arguably put on his best performance. He posted 26 points (10-19 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six assists, six rebounds and two steals across 41 minutes.

2017

Damyean Dotson was drafted by the New York Knicks in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft. Dotson split his rookie season between the Knicks and the G League Westchester Knicks. The rookie guard made his NBA debut Opening Night during a loss to the Thunder. Dotson would go on to appear in 17 of New York's first 25 games, while also joining Westchester for four November contests. On Nov. 28, while with Westchester, the guard posted 23 points, a trio of three-pointers and three rebounds in a loss versus Maine. He then spent most of December with New York. But, playing time with the parent club Knicks was hard to come by, and Dotson spent most of January with Westchester. On Jan. 17, Dotson scored a G League career-high 27 points to go with nine rebounds in a win over Long Island. Dotson played in 22 of New York's last 28 games. On Apr. 6, Dotson scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a home win over the Heat. It was his second double-double of the season. In 44 games with the NBA club, Dotson averaged 4.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.5 made threes over 10.8 minutes per game.

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Solid total from bench in finale
GCleveland Cavaliers
May 17, 2021
Dotson produced 17 points (7-9 FG, 3-5 3Pt), three assists and a rebound across 28 minutes in Sunday's 123-109 loss to the Nets.
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Shifts to bench
GCleveland Cavaliers
May 12, 2021
Dotson will come off the bench for Wednesday's game against the Celtics, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Starting Monday
GCleveland Cavaliers
May 10, 2021
Dotson will start Monday's game against the Pacers, Chris Fedor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Plays 24 minutes off bench
GCleveland Cavaliers
April 26, 2021
Dotson (knee) had 11 points (4-9 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds and two assists in Monday's loss to the Raptors.
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Set to return Sunday
GCleveland Cavaliers
April 25, 2021
Dotson (knee) will be available for Sunday's game against the Wizards, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.
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