Ronald Edmund Dupree Jr.
(born January 26, 1981 in Biloxi, Mississippi
) is an American
Dupree played at Louisiana State University
(LSU) under Coach John Brady
. He averaged 4.9 points and 3.3 rebounds in 12.7 minutes per game in the Tigers' 2000 Sweet Sixteen season. He was named All-SEC Second Team in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. During his sophomore season he led the SEC in scoring at 17.3 points per game and was second in rebounding with 8.8 per game. In each of his last three years he ranked second in the SEC in rebounding with averages of 8.8 (2000–2001), 8.5 (2001–2002), and 8.3 (2002–2003) RPG. He also never finished lower than seventh in the league in scoring in his final three seasons. He finished his LSU career as the school's eighth most prolific scorer and sixth best rebounder.
Dupree went undrafted in 2003, but signed during the 2003–04 season
with the Chicago Bulls
. After his rookie season, he signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons
, but was infrequently used by coach Larry Brown
. Dupree was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves
prior to the 2005–06 season for a second-round draft pick. He re-signed with the Pistons on July 17, 2006. On December 14, 2007, he was waived so the Pistons could make room for other players obtained in a trade with the Charlotte Bobcats
. He was signed to a ten-day contract by the Seattle SuperSonics
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