|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|League||Chinese Basketball Association|
|Born||July 14, 1990|
San Jose, California
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Weston Ranch|
|College||UC Santa Barbara (2008–2012)|
|NBA draft||2012 / Undrafted|
|2014||Cangrejeros de Santurce|
|Career highlights and awards|
- 1 High school career
- 2 College career
- 3 Professional career
- 4 Career statistics
- 5 Personal
- 6 References
- 7 External links
High school career
Nunnally attended Weston Ranch High School in Stockton, California. As a sophomore, he averaged 10 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. As a junior, he averaged 19 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game as he was named Stockton Record Player of the Year, All-State, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section and All-Valley Oak League.
As a senior, he averaged 22.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.9 steals and 1.2 blocks per game as he helped Weston Ranch to a perfect 14-0 record in the Valley Oak League. He went on to be named All-State, Valley Oak League Most Valuable Player, All-CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, first team All-Valley Oak League and Stockton Record Player of the Year. He was a McDonald's All-American nominee.
In his freshman season at UC Santa Barbara, Nunnally was one of four Gauchos to play in all 31 games, starting seven midway through the season. In those 31 games, he averaged 7.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
In his sophomore season, he was a second team All-Big West choice and a Big West All-Tournament team selection. In 29 games, he averaged 14.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 29.9 minutes per game.
In his junior season, he was an Honorable Mention All-Big West choice and was selected to the All-Big West Tournament team after helping the Gauchos to their second straight title. In 32 games, he averaged 16.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 33.0 minutes per game.
In his senior season, he was a second team All-Big West choice for the second time in his career. He was also named to the All-Big West Tournament team for the third straight year. In 31 games, he averaged 16.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 33.7 minutes per game.
|2008–09||UC Santa Barbara||31||6||21.0||.464||.361||.770||3.3||1.5||.5||.2||7.9|
|2009–10||UC Santa Barbara||29||24||29.9||.455||.455||.743||5.6||1.9||.7||.1||14.7|
|2010–11||UC Santa Barbara||32||31||33.0||.466||.369||.827||5.7||1.8||.4||.3||16.3|
|2011–12||UC Santa Barbara||31||31||33.7||.470||.370||.796||5.9||2.8||.7||.3||16.0|
After failing to be drafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Nunnally joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On August 19, 2012, he signed a one-year deal with Kavala of Greece's Basket League. In October 2012, he left Kavala, after just three games.
In July 2013, Nunnally joined the Miami Heat for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On September 28, 2013, he signed with the Phoenix Suns. However, he was later waived by the Suns on October 24, 2013.
In November 2013, he was re-acquired by the Bakersfield Jam. On January 11, 2014, he signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks. On January 22, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Hawks. On February 1, 2014, the Hawks did not offer him a rest of season contract after his second 10-day contract expired and returned to the Bakersfield Jam. On February 13, 2014, he was named to the Prospects All-Star team for the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game, as a replacement for Chris Johnson.
On February 20, 2014, he was traded to the Texas Legends. On March 17, 2014, he signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. On March 27, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the 76ers. On April 6, 2014, the 76ers did not offer him a rest of season contract after his second 10-day contract expired.
In July 2014, Nunnally joined the Indiana Pacers for the Orlando Summer League and the Miami Heat for the Las Vegas Summer League. On September 17, 2014, he signed with Tuenti Móvil Estudiantes of Spain for the 2014–15 season. In November 2014, he left Estudiantes after appearing in seven games. On December 1, 2014, he signed with Maccabi Ashdod of Israel for the rest of the season.
In July 2015, Nunnally re-joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2015 NBA Summer League. On August 22, 2015, he signed with Sidigas Avellino of Italy for the 2015–16 season. He led the club to a 26–14 win/loss record and averaged 18.4 points (third highest scorer in the competition), 4.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists over those 40 games. He subsequently earned Italian league MVP honors.
In July 2016, Nunnally joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the Utah Summer League and the Washington Wizards for the Las Vegas Summer League. On July 28, 2016, Nunnally signed with Fenerbahçe of Turkey for the 2016–17 season.
In the 2017–18 EuroLeague season, Fenerbahçe made it to the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, its fourth consecutive Final Four appearance. Eventually, they lost to Real Madrid, by a score of 85–80, in the EuroLeague Final. Over 29 EuroLeague games, he averaged 9.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, while shooting above 54% overall from the field, and 55.4% on three-point shot attempts.
On January 27, 2019, Nunnally signed a one-and-a-half year contract with the AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan, of the Italian Serie A and EuroLeague. On August 12, 2019, Nunnally left the club on a mutual agreement.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|†||Denotes season in which Nunnally's team won the EuroLeague|
Nunnally is the son of Deanna Johnson. Married to wife, Jen, 31 years old- the two recently celebrated their marriage with a vow renewal. They have two daughters, Jalyn Jade age 3, and Jordyn Grace age 1.
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- HAWKS SIGN JAMES NUNNALLY TO 10-DAY CONTRACT
- HAWKS SIGN JAMES NUNNALLY TO SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT
- Atlanta Hawks Won’t Retain James Nunnally, Will Sign Cartier Martin to 10-Day Contract (Again)
- Replacements Announced For 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game Presented by Kumho Tire Archived March 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- Five Former NBA Players Traded in Three-Team Deal Archived March 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- Sixers Sign Forward James Nunnally to 10-day Contract
- Sixers Sign James Nunnally to Second 10-day Contract
- James Nunnally Not Returning To 76ers After Second 10-Day Deal Expires
- James Nunnally signs with Cangrejeros de Santurce
- Cangrejeros de Santurce waive James Nunnally, sign David Jackson
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- James Nunnally's experience with Estudiantes coming to an end?
- James Nunnally signing with Maccabi Ashdod
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- "Real Madrid is 2018 EuroLeague champion". euroleague.net. May 20, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- NUNNALLY, JAMES EuroLeague 2017-18 STATISTICS.
- "Wolves Agree to Two-Year Deal with James Nunnally". CanisHoopus.com. August 7, 2018.
- "TIMBERWOLVES WAIVE JAMES NUNNALLY". NBA.com. January 6, 2019.
- "Rockets sign forward James Nunnally to 10-day contract". Chron.com. January 16, 2019.
- "Rockets Sign Free Agent Kenneth Faried". NBA.com. January 21, 2019.
- "James Nunnally signs a two-Year contract with Milan". Sportando.basketball. January 27, 2019. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
- "James Nunnally, Olimpia Milano reach buyout agreement". Sportando.basketball. August 12, 2019. Retrieved August 12, 2019.