Tim Quarterman (born October 27, 1994) is an American professional basketball who last played for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Louisiana State University (LSU).



High school career

A 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) guard from Savannah, Georgia, Quarterman attended Sol C. Johnson High School. As a senior, he averaged 19.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.4 steals per game, leading the Atom Smashers to the Class AAA state.[3]

College career

Quarterman came to LSU in 2013. He was a starter for the Tigers as a sophomore and junior and averaged 8.4 points (39.7% FG, 31.0% 3PT, 66.0% FT), 3.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.04 steals in 98 games (three seasons).[11]

As a junior, Quarterman averaged 11.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 0.97 steals in 33 games[11] and following the season, he declared for the 2016 NBA draft.[5]

Professional career

Portland Trail Blazers (2016–2017)

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Quarterman joined the Charlotte Hornets for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[5] On July 25, 2016, he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.[11] Quarterman made his NBA debut on November 9, 2016 in a 111–80 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, recording four points and one rebound in six minutes off the bench. In the Trail Blazers' regular-season finale on April 12, 2017, Quarterman scored a career-high 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting in a 103–100 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.[7] During his rookie season, Quarterman had multiple assignments with the Windy City Bulls and Long Island Nets of the NBA Development League, pursuant to the flexible assignment rule.[35]

Houston Rockets (2017–present)

On June 28, 2017, Quarterman was traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for cash considerations.[9] On October 13, 2017, Quarterman was waived.

Personal life

He is the son of Melissa Quarterman and majored in sports administration.[3]

NBA career statistics

  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw percentage
 RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
 BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high

Regular season