Justin Holiday Trademarks
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February 2, 2024
Justin Holiday is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He plays shooting guard and small forward for the Atlanta Hawks.
Justin Alaric Holiday was born in Mission Hills, California on April 5, 1989. He comes from a family of outstanding basketball players. His father, Shawn, played basketball at Arizona State, as did his mother, Toya, who was the 1982 PAC-10 Player of the Year. His younger sister, Lauren played basketball and soccer at UCLA and went on to play for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. His younger brother, Jrue, plays in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks, with whom he won an NBA Championship. His youngest brother, Aaron, also plays in the NBA, alongside Justin for the Atlanta Hawks.
Justin Holiday played high school basketball in Studio City, California at Campbell Hall School, where he won a state championship during his senior year. As a junior, he averaged 20.0 points, 11.7 rebounds, and 3.3 blocks per game. He almost averaged a double-double in his senior year with 19.1 points and 9.5 rebounds, in addition to two blocks per game. He was honored as first-team All-State. The team’s record during his years there was 91 wins and seven losses. He also lettered in football in high school.
Holiday played college basketball at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. During his four-year career with the Huskies, he earned the nickname “The Fireman” because he was known for “putting out fires” on the basketball court. He developed a reputation for intense defensive play and solid rebounding. He saw some playing time as a true freshman appearing for an average of almost seven minutes in 19 games that year. He recorded 13 points, eight assists, five blocks, and four steals in the 125 minutes that he played.
As a sophomore, Holiday played in 35 games with several standout performances. He recorded nine points and 11 rebounds early in the season against Cleveland State.
He had two steals in the game against Florida and two blocks against both Portland State and Eastern Washington. Holiday also recorded five points in 27 minutes against Cal and a season-best ten rebounds against Arizona State. This season also saw his first match-up against his brother Jrue, who played at UCLA at the time. He had nine blocks and 15 steals in a season where he averaged 15 minutes per game.
In his junior year, Holiday started in 21 of 34 games and played an average of more than 22 minutes per game. He recorded all-around solid stats during the season but had a breakthrough in the PAC-10 Tournament and the NCAA Tournament. He averaged 9.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists, two blocks, and 2.7 steals in the NCAA Tournament alone and was named to the 2010 PAC-10 All-Defensive Team.
Holiday was voted as a co-team captain during his senior season, where he started all 35 games. He played in a dozen games where he had at least one assist, a block, and a steal. He also had a string of eight games, where he put up a double-digit score. Holiday recorded a double-double in the opening round of the PAC-10 Tournament after recovering from a concussion and was honored as PAC-10 Defensive Player of the Year.
After college, Holiday was available for the 2011 NBA draft but went undrafted. He spent the 2011-2012 season with a Belgium team, Okapi Aalstar, where he was a starter. He returned to the United States to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2012 NBA Summer League. The team signed and then waived him, as did the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2012-13 he played with the G-League Idaho Stampede. Holiday was signed by the 76ers in April 2013 for nine games, where he averaged 4.7 points while only playing about 15 minutes per game.
Holiday played with the 76ers in the summer league. After the 76ers waived him, he was signed and waived by the Utah Jazz before joining the Szolnoki Olaj in Hungary. With Szolnoki Olaj, he recorded 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game in 19 games.
He played with the Golden State Warriors in the 2014 Summer League and then for their G-League affiliate before being called up. Holiday had a career-high game against the Nuggets where he scored 23 points. He averaged 4.3 points and 1.2 rebounds per game for the Warriors that season and was part of a team that won the 2015 NBA Championship. He has been a journeyman in basketball since and has played for the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, and Sacramento Kings.
In 2020, Justin Holiday obtained a federal trademark registration for his name “JUSTIN HOLIDAY” for entertainment services in the fields of basketball, sports, and commentary.
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