Weight: 200 lbs
Profile: Derrick Richardson is a leader both on the offensive and the defensive end. Has a knack
for playing on both ends of the floor with intensity. Can knock down the spot up 3-point shot, but
can also create his own shot with or without pressure. Can finish above the rim and has a nice
mid-range game. He is a complete player with the full package of skills. He can flourish in any
offense due to his incredible IQ for the game. He’s a team player that is extremely competitive
who will do whatever the team needs to become successful. He Played 2 seasons at Central
Michigan University. He also played 2 seasons for the University of Central Missouri getting
himself First team All Defense honors and honorable mention in the MIAA.
2019 Camp Highlights
* NBA Sacramento Kings Organization – 2019 G-League Tryout invite; Rated outstanding
player; starter; top 10 finish, point guard/shooting guard.
*NBA Atlanta Hawks Organization – 2019 G-League tryout; top 20 finalist; classified as shooter
*CSS Summer Pro League, Las Vegas, NV – July 2019; top 20 finish; combo guard, sixth man
(3 game avg 11 ppg, 4 reb, 3.7 ast, (13-25 FG, 4-4 FT, 2-6 3FG) – video highlights
Professional Career 2018 – Present: Attended the NBA G League Invitational in Chicago in
2018. Attended the College Park Skyhawks (NBA G League) open Tryout in 2019 making the
20 attendees list. Attended the Stockton Kings tryout and was named outstanding defensive
player in tryout in 2019. Attended the Connected Sports Showcase in Las Vegas and was named
one of the outstanding players of the camp.
University of Central Missouri (2017-2018) Senior: Started 25 out of 28 games averaging 13.6
points shooting 47% from the field and 35% from the three and shooting 80% from the free
throw line, scoring in double digits in 23 games. Seasons high was 26 points against Missouri
Southern State. Was awarded First team All defense in the MIAA and was also named honorable
mention in the conference.
University of Central Missouri (2016-2017) Junior: Played in 24 games making 15 starts …
Finished third on the team averaging 10.3 points per game … Shot 47.6% from the field, 32%
from three and 73.4% at the free throw line … Pulled down 59 rebounds, dished out 40 assists
and his 32 steals were second most on the team … Finished 13 games with double-digit points
and scored a career-high 18 points against Central Oklahoma in the Mules MIAA Quarterfinal
Round win going 6-for-8 and 3-for-4 from three.
Central Michigan University (2013-2015): Played two seasons freshman and sophomore year
at Central Michigan. Started Freshman year the last 11 games out of 31 games. When competing
against power 5 conference teams at Central Michigan, achieved top performances off the bench
— against Iowa 14 points in 21 mins, against Michigan 11 points and 6 rebounds in 18 mins
shooting 5/5 from the field, and Utah 10 points.
High School: A member of the AnnArbor.com 2012 Dream Team … became known as the
area’s best defender … averaged 12.9 points over his final eight contests … helped the Phoenix to
a 55-11 over his last three seasons … went 16-3 in the regular season and won the SEC-White
title as a senior … averaged 9.0 points, 3.0 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 2.5 steals as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Derrick Todd Richardson Jr … Nickname “DJ” or “Rich” … Born June
14, 1994 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. … Son of Derrick Richardson Sr and Stacie Bolden … Is the
second born of two sisters, Tyler and Payton, and a brother Wyatt… Older Sister Tyler currently
playing professional volleyball overseas in Germany … BS in Sports Management
Film Highlights :
Connected Sports Showcase in Las Vegas 2019
University of Central Missouri Highlights
Central Michigan University Highlights
Full Game against Missouri Southern