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Juan Dixon
       Juan was born on October 9, 1978, in Baltimore Maryland. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 165 lbs. Juan did not have what you call and easy life. Both of his parents were drug addicts and were getting herione. They both evently gained aids from the needles that they used and died soon after. He was taken care of by his grandparents aunts and more of his close family. He went to high school at Calvert Hall High School, located in Maryland. He was great in high school leading his cathlic team to 3 tournament championships. One as a sophomore, junior, and senior. He was the Most Valuable Player in the Eastern State Christmas Tournament. He scored 790 points in his senior year and 1,590 points for his whole career.



JUAN'S COLLEGE YEARS

He went to Maryland for his college years, playing for the Terrapins. He was recruited by the Terrapins in 1996, but he started practicing with them in 97. He redshirted his first year to build and gain experience from the other players. He started playing in the 1998-99 season, when he proved he was deterimed
enough and was willing to take this Maryland team to the very top. He was very good as a point guard for the Terrapins blowing past every guy in sight. He was averaging 7.4 points pergame and 6.2 rebounds a game. His steals came to a total of 50 steals which is a career high and is the second in steals for Maryland. He was getting 1.5 steals per game. He continued to get better as the seasons went on. He was lead the Terrapins in free throw percentage, with 850 percent. He had many more accomplishments. His shooting percentage was 3.71 which ranked him second, in the All freshman rankings. These rankings put him fourth in 3 point shots made, with 36. In the 99-00 season he was the honarable mention All-American guard. He was All-ACC first team, defensive team, and twice acc player of the week. He went to the ACC Tournament to. He started all 35 of his sophomore games. He was leading the ACC in steals and got second in points with 18.0 per game. He ranks 9th in Maryland history with 630 points. He was getting 34.0 minutes a game which allowed him to lead Maryland in 3 point field goals with 49. He improved in pretty much everything including his free throw percentage with 790 percent. He ranks 6th in assists with 3.6, and has 96 steals still in second behind Johnny Rodes. He continued to do well in his 00-01 season with the Terrapins. He won the MVP award and was on the Defensive team, First Team and, All-Tournament Team. He did many other great things such as going to the NCAA Fianls against Indiana and becoming National Champions.



JUAN'S NBA YEARS

He was drafted 17th overall by the Washington Wizards. In his 2002-2003 season Juan dixon was averaging 6.4 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. Finished tied for 16th in scoring among rookies and lead the Wizards in steals four times.