Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Meet Chase Budinger
Meet Chase Budinger, a forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Chase Budinger was born on May 22, 1988. He attended Arizona for college, turning down offers from basketball-heavy schools like USC and UCLA. Budinger averaged 15.6 points in his freshman season, starting all 30 games for the Wildcats.
Budinger declared for the NBA draft after the 2008-09 season for the second time. This second declaration ended Budinger's NCAA eligibility.
Budinger was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Rockets for Minnesota's first-round pick (18th overall) in the 2012 NBA Draft.