14  C.J. Henry
C.J. Henry


Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Putnam City

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210




Excellent shooter with deep range ... A combo guard ... Returns to the basketball court after playing three years of baseball in the minor leagues ... Will compete for minutes at both guard spots.

Prior To Memphis
In the summer of 2005, was a first-round pick (overall No. 17) of the New York Yankees in the MLB Amateur Draft ... Made professional baseball debut with the Gulf Coast League Yankees and hit .249 in 48 games ... Also played with the Charleston RiverDogs and Lakewood BlueClaws.

High School
Played four seasons for head coach A.D. Burtschi at Putnam City High School from 2002-05 ... Scored over 1,500 points in his career and finished his prep playing days as the school's second all-time leading scorer ... Is second on Putnam City's all-time scoring list to Alvan Adams, who went to a 13-year NBA career with the Phoenix Suns ... As a senior in 2004-05, helped lead the Pirates to a 25-2 overall record and the Oklahoma Class 6A Tournament semifinals ... Averaged 23.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.4 steals, while shooting 58 percent from the field, 36 percent from the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line ... Earned All-State, Super 5 and Daily Oklahoman Big All-City Team honors ... Was named the Metro Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Player for a second-straight year ... In his junior campaign, averaged 22.4 points, 6.1 boards and 4.4 assists as the Pirates finished runner-up in the Oklahoma Class 6A Tournament ... Was named to the Oklahoma Class 6A All-Tournament Team ... Named the Metro Athletic Conference Most Outstanding Player ... Earned All-State Underclassmen recognition for a second-consecutive season ... As a sophomore, averaged 19.9 points and helped Putnam City to a runner-up finish in the Oklahoma state tournament ... Received All-State Underclassmen distinction ... Played on the varsity squad as a freshman and averaged 9.4 points in 2002-03 ... The Pirates won the Oklahoma Class 6A title that season ... On the diamond, hit .481 with 13 home runs, 51 RBI and 21 stolen bases his senior season in 2005 ... Was named to the 2005 EA SPORTS Baseball All-America team as an infielder .. Also selected to 2005 Louisville Slugger's preseason high school All-America baseball first team as a shortstop ... As a junior, was picked to play in the 2004 AFLAC All-American Baseball Classic, which was held at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md., in August 2004.

Full name is Carl Joshua Henry Jr. ... Son of Carl and Barbara Henry ... Major is undeclared.

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