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Denzel Valentine: Leads team with 20 points
Valentine (knee) finished Sunday's game against Windy City with 20 points (7-12 FG, 6-9 3Pt), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal in 34 minutes.
Valentine appeared in his first action since March 19 after being held out with a knee injury, and he didn't show any signs of rust. He scored 18 of his 20 points from beyond the arc and also contributed on the boards by snagging all seven on the defensive glass. Valentine has put up 17 or more points in five straight contests.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Nursing knee injury
Valentine was held out of Thursday's game against Long Island due to a knee injury.
The severity of the injury is unclear at this time, and he'll be considered day-to-day moving forward until more information comes to light. It would be a significant loss for Maine if he's forced to miss additional time, as Valentine has provided key production so far this season.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Drops 17 points in win
Valentine finished Sunday's game against Ontario with 17 points (5-13 FG, 3-8 3pt, 3-3 FT), six rebounds and two assists in 33 minutes.
Valentine ended the night third on his team in scoring, though he tied for the squad lead with five turnovers, which is an area he's struggled in of late. He's committed 13 total turnovers over his last three contests.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Stuffs stat sheet
Valentine collected 17 points (6-14 FG, 5-9 3Pt), seven rebounds and eight assists in 34 minutes Thursday against South Bay.
Valentine found the majority of his success from downtown, where he scored 15 of his 17 points on the night. He also made an impact on the glass and as a facilitator, though he did commit a team-high six turnovers in the 129-128 loss.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Tallies 16 points
Valentine amassed 16 points (6-13 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and five assists in 37 minutes Friday against College Park.
Valentine ended the night second on this team in both scoring and assists. He's now reached double figures in points in seven straight appearances and continues to add value as a passer.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Dominant performance in win
Valentine tallied 15 points (5-15 FG, 3-10 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 15 rebounds, seven assists and three steals in 34 minutes Sunday against Grand Rapids.
Valentine shot just 33.3 percent from the field, but he drilled three triples and crashed the glass for 15 boards to notch his second double-double of the regular season. He also racked up three steals, which marks his third straight game with two-plus steals.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Reaches 20-point threshold
Valentine tallied 20 points (8-14 FG, 4-6 3Pt), eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in 33 minutes Friday against Motor City.
Valentine was locked in from three in this one, and he also contributed by crashing the glass. He's scored in double figures in each of his first five games of the regular season and continues to make an impact across the board for Maine.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Comes close to triple-double
Valentine had 14 points (5-11 FG, 4-10 3Pt), 11 rebounds, eight assists and one steal in 34 minutes Tuesday against Fort Wayne.
Valentine finished the contest with a team-high eight assists, and he also made his presence known on the boards. He ended the matchup second behind Mfiondu Kabengele with 11 rebounds.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Stays hot vs. South Bay
Valentine posted 25 points (9-14 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six rebounds, five assists and one steal across 37 minutes Monday against the South Bay Lakers.
Valentine led Maine in scoring and was red hot from deep in this one. The Michigan State product has been on a tear of late, reaching the 20-point threshold in each of his last three contests while remaining effective on the boards and as a distributor of the basketball.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Paces scoring attack
Valentine tallied 25 points (10-14 FG, 5-8 3Pt), seven rebounds, three assists and two steals in 37 minutes Sunday against Raptors 905.
Valentine turned in his best scoring performance of the 2022-23 campaign, and he did so by drilling five triples, which ties his season high. The guard hadn't reached the 20-point threshold since Nov. 30 entering the day, but he's shown that he's more than capable of carrying his team in scoring when needed.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Brings home triple-double
Valentine totaled 17 points (6-8 FG, 3-4 3PT, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, 10 assists and one steal in 35 minutes Sunday against Delaware.
Valentine enjoyed an efficient night shooting the basketball and also showcased his rebounding and passing skills. This marks his first triple-double of the 2022-23 season and his second game in a row with double-digit rebounds.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Cleans up on boards
Valentine tallied seven points (3-8 FG, 1-6 3PT), 13 rebounds and six assists in 21 minutes Sunday against Delaware.
Valentine's play has somewhat fallen off after a strong start to the season, as he's scored in double figures in just one of his last three contests after doing so in each of his first four matchups of the 2022-23 campaign. However, he continues to contribute by crashing the glass and finding his teammates for buckets, averaging 8.9 rebounds and 5.0 assists through seven games.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Records another double-double
Valentine tallied 15 points (5-10 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists and one steal in 37 minutes Sunday against Long Island.
Valentine recorded his second double-double in as many games and shot well from the field, especially from beyond the arc. He's averaging 16.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.3 steals over his first three games of the 2022-23 season.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Crashes boards in win
Valentine collected 18 points (7-12 FG, 3-7 3PT, 1-1 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists and one steal in 32 minutes Sunday against the Westchester Knicks.
Valentine recorded his first double-double of the 2022-23 G League campaign and continues to produce for his squad across the board. He's now 8-for-16 from beyond the arc through his first two games of the season and has strong on the offensive end overall.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Catches fire from three
Valentine logged 36 minutes and added 17 points (5-9 FG, 5-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals Friday against the Westchester Knicks.
Valentine did the majority of his scoring damage from beyond the arc, and he also stuffed the stat sheet in a 119-111 victory in the season opener. As one of the more experienced players on this team, he should see plenty of playing time this season, leading Maine with 36 minutes Friday evening.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Let go by Boston
Valentine was waived by the Celtics on Friday, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reports.
Valentine agreed to a training camp deal with the Celtics in August but couldn't secure a roster spot. It's unclear if the organization wants him to remain with the Maine Celtics for 2022-23, but if not, Valentine will seek other opportunities elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Celtics' Denzel Valentine: Joining Celtics for camp
Valentine agreed Monday with the Celtics on a training camp deal, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
After brief stints with the Cavaliers, Knicks and Jazz during the 2021-22 season, Valentine appeared in 12 games with Boston's G League affiliate, averaging 14.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists per contest. He'll now look to compete for one of the Celtics' last regular-season roster spots as the team starts to prepare for 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Another triple-double
Valentine logged 10 points (3-10 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 3-4 FT), 16 rebounds, 12 assists and one block across 35 minutes during Thursday's 122-117 win over the Greensboro Swarm.
Valentine logged a triple-double during each of his last two G League games. He recorded 28 points (11-24 FG, 3-10 3Pt, 3-4 FT), 29 rebounds and 22 assists across those matchups.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Triple-doubles during start
Valentine logged 18 points (8-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt), 13 rebounds, 10 assists, two steals and one block across 35 minutes during Tuesday's 144-107 win over the Greensboro Swarm.
Brodric Thomas was unavailable, so Valentine was Maine's starting shooting guard Tuesday. He took advantage of the start by logging his first G League triple-double this year.... See More ... See Less
Denzel Valentine: Returns, strong showing off bench
Valentine (hand) logged 12 points (5-14 FG, 2-9 3Pt), 13 rebounds and eight assists across 31 minutes during Friday's 106-103 loss to the Lakeland Magic.
Valentine logged his first G League appearance since February. Though the 28-year-old was a backup against Lakeland, Valentine's recent statistical output indicates he has what it takes to regularly start again. Valentine averaged 16.3 points and 10.8 rebounds during January.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-4, 220 lbs|
|Birthplace: Lansing, MI|
|School: Michigan St.|