Ronald Dupree

Ronald Edmund Dupree ( born January 26, 1981 in Biloxi, Mississippi ) is an American professional basketball player. Dupree stood at various clubs in the American professional league NBA as a reserve player under contract. In the meantime he was given repeatedly to so-called farm teams in the NBA Development League (D - League). The playing on the position of small forward Dupree was then in the 2009/10 BBL season almost a complete season at the German vice-champion Telekom Baskets Bonn from under contract before he first returned again in the NBA.


Dupree was not selected in the NBA Draft in 2003 and also managed over the training camp of the Detroit Pistons at first not to jump into the doped at the highest professional league NBA. After playing in the D -League, first for the Huntsville Flight, he signed in January 2004, a fixed-term contract with the Chicago Bulls, which was extended until the end of the season and for which he average 6.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1, 2 assists per game recorded. After his rookie season, he signed a contract with the Pistons now, but was transferred after a season on the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the season 2006/2007 he returned again to Detroit, but he was released in late 2007. About the Tulsa 66ers in the D -League he made it in April 2008 in the cadre of the Seattle SuperSonics. After a training camp in the summer at the Cleveland Cavaliers Dupree played in the 2008 /09 season in Oklahoma, but not for the relocated as Thunder to Oklahoma City Sonics, but again in Tulsa for the 66ers in the D- League. This transferred him during the season for Premier League rivals Utah Flash, where he stood Jazz during the summer break in the squad of Utah. Dupree was canceled again before the season starts from the squad.

Subsequently signed Dupree for the 2009/10 season, one-year contract with the German Vice Champion Telekom Baskets Bonn from where he was to replace the injured Vincent Yarbrough. In the play-offs of the National Basketball League in 2009/10 but you already retired in the first round in three straight games against the eventual champions Brose Baskets from. Then Dupree was again at an NBA club under contract, but was released by the Toronto Raptors before the start of the season under the contract. This then took him into the new year for ten days under the contract, where it was used in three games. Then again Dupree played in the D- League for the Utah Flash. After this club at the end of the season stopped the operation of gambling, Dupree was active in December 2011 before late because of the lockout season start for the Charlotte Bobcats, but did not adopt it in their season squad. In January 2012, Dupree therefore signed a four-week contract with Regatas Corrientes in the Argentine. He then returned to Europe and signed up to the end of the season in the Italian second division Aget from Imola.

For the season 2012/2013 Dupree was initially a new contract in Europe and returned to the United States. There he played in the NBA Summer League in September and received a provisional contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A few days before the start of the season of the contract on the part of the Grizzlies, however, was dissolved. Dupree was without a club until January 2013, and eventually signed a contract in the D- Leauge at the farm team of the Los Angeles Lakers, the D- Fenders from Los Angeles again. After 18 games Dupree was traded within the league and was transferred to the Reno Bighorns.

For the 2013/2014 season Dupree returned to Europe and joined the basketball department of Hapoel Jerusalem.