Mavericks Acquire 18th Overall Pick Shane Larkin
- For Immediate Release
- June 27, 2013
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks have acquired the draft rights to 18th overall pick Shane Larkin from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Jared Cunningham. the draft rights to 44th overall pick Mike Muscala and the draft rights to 16th overall pick Lucas Nogueira, which were acquired along with two 2014 second round picks from Boston in exchange for the draft rights to the 13th overall pick Kelly Olynyk.
Larkin (5'11, 176) led the Miami Hurricanes to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and postseason championships last season en route to being named the ACC Player of the Year, ACC Tournament MVP, Lute Olsen National Player of the Year and Second Team All-American by the Associated Press.
The sophomore point guard averaged 14.5 points, 4.6 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 36 games. He led his team in points, assists and steals while placing in the ACC's Top 10 in assists, steals, minutes and three-point field goals.
Larkin is the son of Hall of Fame Cincinnati Reds' shortstop Barry Larkin and attended high school at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Florida.