Chart: About Chase Budinger

  • June 26, 2012 - 11:01 PM


Height, weight: 6-8, 220 pounds

Age: 24 (born May 22, 1988 in Encinitas, Calif.)

College: Arizona (2006-09)

Drafted: 44th overall in 2009 by Detroit, then traded on draft night to Houston.

Tuesday's deal: The Wolves gave up the 18th overall pick in Thursday night's draft for Budinger and prospect Lior Eliyahu, who plays in Israel.

With Houston: Three seasons, 210 games, 21.5 minutes per game, .435 field-goal percentage, .363 three-point percentage, .810 free-throw percentage, 3.4 rebounds per game, 9.4 points per game.

Wolf hunter: Budinger scored a career-high 35 points against the Wolves in the 2010-11 season finale at Target Center.

Contract: One year remaining, will earn $942,000 this season.

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