Josh Richardson, born on September 15, 1993), whose hometown is Edmond, Oklahoma, USA, is an American professional basketball player and a shooting guard.
Location: G (No. 7)
Height: 1.96 meters / 6 feet 5
Team: San Antonio Spurs
School: University of Tennessee
Draft: the 10th pick in the second round of 2015
Josh Richardson entered the University of Tennessee in 2011. In the 2014-15 season, Josh Richardson averaged 16.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.1 steals per game, and was selected as the best team in the Southeast Conference First Team and Best Defensive Team.
Josh Richardson is a combo guard who can control the ball with both left and right hands and has a very fast first step to break through. Skilled catch and shoot, excellent off-ball ability. The athletic ability is good, and the defensive effect against different types of opponents can be at the upper-middle level.
On June 26, 2015, in the 2015 NBA draft, Josh Richardson was selected by the Miami Heat with the 40th overall pick in the second round. On July 31, 2021, the Boston Celtics exchanged the remainder of the player exception traded by Gordon Hayward for the young center Moses Brown, and Richardson was acquired by the Boston Celtics. On August 24, 2021, the Boston Celtics announced a contract extension with Richardson.