Christopher James Quinn was born on September 27, 1983 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and he is an American professional basketball player.
Currently he is a member of the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA, he is No. 11 and plays as point guard. Quinn is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall and his listed weight is 175 lb (79 kg).
During his high school at Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio Quinn set 14 school records and was named Columbus Dispatch Player of the Year in 2002. In his college career he was a First Team All-Big East selection and also was a Big East Academic All-Star selection as a junior and freshman.
Quinn could not get the chance in the 2006 NBA Draft, and signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Miami Heat. Career history of Quinn showed that he played for Miami Heat from 2006 to 2010, for New Jersey Nets in 2010 and for San Antonio Spurs from 2010 to present.
Quinn likes to play golf in his spare time and wanted to own his own business after his basketball career is over. On April, 2008 Quinn participated in the HEAT’s 7th Annual April Pool’s Day. They launched a “Learn to Swim” community swim safety campaign and helped give children from Riverside Elementary School a special swimming lesson. Quinn’s favorite sport other than basketball is football.
2010-11 Statistics for Quinn shows his PPG 1.8, RPG 0.60, APG 0.8, EFF + 1.69. He appeared in 168 NBA regular season games, and in his three-year NBA career has made 26 starts. Quinn’s longest streak of consecutive games played is 25 and occurred from Jan. 2, 2009-Feb. 22, and his longest streak of consecutive starts is 13. His averaging is 5.2 points, 2.1 assists and hitting 39 percent of his 3-point shots.
Important achievements and awards of Quinn’s career includes, he won CBS Player of the Game vs. UCLA in 2005, in 2004 he got Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award, in 2004-05 and again 2002-03 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
Some of Quinn’s career highs are, his highest points are 25 on three occasions, highest field goals are 10 vs. Pittsburgh in 2005, highest Field Goals Attempted are 19 vs. UCLA , his highest Free-Throw Percentage:1.000 on 25 occasions, and his highest Three-Point Field Goals are 6 vs. Quinnipiac in 2003 and again vs. Miami in 2004.