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Marcus Banks

Facts of Marcus Banks

Date of Birth: 1981 , November-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch

Quick Timeline of Marcus Banks

1981 Mark Banks' birth in Las Vegas
2003 Selection in NBA Draft
2006 Transfer to Minnesota Wolves
2006 Years with Phoenix Suns
2008 Played NBA with Miami Heat

Detail Timeline of Marcus Banks

November 19 , 1981

Mark Banks' birth in Las Vegas

Marcus Banks is a professional American basketball player who played for NBA teams. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on19 November 1981.He did his schooling from Cimarron-Memorial, Las Vegas and later joined at Dixie State College.


Selection in NBA Draft

Marcus Banks is 6 feet 2 inches tall basketball player who started playing basketball since his college days. After playing a few years from college, he was selected in the first round of NBA draft in 2003 by Memphis Grizzlies.

January 26 , 2006

Transfer to Minnesota Wolves

Though he was first picked by Memphis Grizzlies in 2003, he traded to Boston Celtics in the same year and played with the team for 3 seasons. On 26 January 2006, He took his transfer to Minnesota Timberwolves and played a season from here.

July 19 , 2006

Years with Phoenix Suns

After spending a few months with Minnesota Timberwolves, Marcus traded to the Phoenix Suns as a free agent on July 19, 2006, however, after attending training sessions of 2007, he signed a 5-year contract with Suns for 21.3 million Dollars.

February 6 , 2008

Played NBA with Miami Heat

Marcus Banks, after playing from Phoenix Suns, got transferred to Miami Heat on February 6, 2008. Miami Heat is an NBA team situated in Miami formed in 1988 as an expansion team. The team has won the NBA title for three times.


The 6 ft 2-inch tall player was first picked by the Memphis Grizzlies with the thirteenth pick in the first round of 2003 NBA draft. In the same year, he traded to the Boston Celtics where he played for 3 seasons.

Marcus then got transferred to Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Hornets during 2006 to 2010 NBA seasons. During 2012-2013, he played with a Greek club Panathinaikos Athens, where he played till 2013 May and again he joined New Orleans Hornets in the same year. Now he is playing from Champville SC (Lebanese club), before it, he plays with SLUC Nancy Basket, a French team.

Marcus has played 348 career games, in which he was given a chance to start for 37 times. He had a 16.0 minute-per-game career record with 0.432 field goal, 0.327 three point field goal Contribution. He had a good average of 0.768 free throws and had scored 5.9 points per game.

Marcus holds an American nationality and he belongs to black ethnicity.

 His salary during the 2009-2010 season was about 4.55 Million Dollar, however, sources have not well mentioned about a love affair, married life, wife and net worth of the basketball player Marcus Banks.