JUSTISE WINSLOW

JUSTISE WINSLOW

Justise Winslow is an American basketball player for the Miami Heat. As a freshman at Duke University, he helped the Blue Devils win the 2015 NCAA National Championship against the Wisconsin Badgers. During the 2014-15 season, Justise was regarded as one of the top college players in the nation, averaging 12.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game for the season. He impressed during the 2015 NCAA Tournament, averaging 14.3 points and 9.3 rebounds with his best performance coming in the semifinal game against Michigan State when he racked up 19 points and nine rebounds.

Winslow was born on March 26, 1996 in Houston, Texas. Justise attended St. John’s High School in Houston, where he amassed 3,208 points and 1,708 rebounds on the way to becoming ESPN’s 14th-ranked high school prospect in the nation. Justise was the 2013-14 Gatorade Texas Player of the Year and participated in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game, Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand All-American Game. Winslow was also a two-time gold medalist with Team USA, winning the FIBA Under-17 and Under-19 world championships in 2012 and 2013.

Justise is known for his aggressive first step and quickness on defense, where he uses his 6’6” frame to dominate both on the perimeter and in the paint. On defense, Justise excels at staying in front of guards, blocking shots, and rebounding effectively. Offensively, he displays good ability off the dribble, is excellent in transition, is an intelligent passer, and spot-up shooter.

Winslow’s father, Rickie, is a former University of Houston player who formed part of the famous Phi Slama Jama team with Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler. His brother and sister are also student-athletes. His sister, Bianca, plays for the women’s team at the University of Houston, and his brother, Josh, stars at defensive back for Dartmouth College.

In April 2015, Roc Nation Sports announced that it had signed Winslow to its roster of athletes. Winslow was selected 10th overall by the Miami Heat in the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Justise Winslow had his best scoring game of his rookie season last night with 13 points and 8 rebounds in 31 minutes. Watch the highlights here. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images    
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Justise Winslow was a key player in last night's game with 11 points and 5 rebounds, including a drive to the basket and one. Watch the highlights here. Justise Winslow
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NBA All-Star 2016 voting has officially started! See below for ways you can vote for Roc Nation athletes:


James Young
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote James Young” up to 10x a day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote James Young” OR “#NBAVote @RealJamesYoung" up to 10x a day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post an image using “#NBAVote James Young” or "#NBAVote @IAm_JamesYoung" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Celtics, select James Young, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Young” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Justise Winslow
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” up to 10x a day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” OR “#NBAVote @IAmJustise" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” or #NBAVote @IAmJustise" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Heat”, select Justise Winslow, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Winslow” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Kevin Durant
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” up to 10x day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” OR “#NBAVote @KDTrey5" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” or #NBAVote @easymoneysniper" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote OKC Thunder”, select KD, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Durant” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Willie Cauley-Stein
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” up to 10x day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” OR “#NBAVote @THEwillieCS15" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” or #NBAVote @pr00fessortrill" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Kings”, select Willie Cauley-Stein, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Cauley-Stein” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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