Rautins playing at his alma mater Syracuse.
|Date of birth||November 2, 1986|
|Place of birth||Syracuse, New York|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in|
|Listed weight||205 lbs|
|NBA Draft||2010; Round: 2 / Pick: 38th|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|2010-2011||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Andy Rautins at NBA.com|
Andrew Jay "Andy" Rautins (born November 2, 1986) in an American professional basketball player who plays Shooting guard. Rautins attended Syracuse Orange and is played for the Canadian National basketball team.
Rautins played on the 2004 Jamesville-Dewitt High School Class A state championship squad that went undefeated (29-0) after defeating Amityville, 56-52 in the championship game. Rautins led the way with 19 points and seven rebounds. He was named first-team all-state and first-team All-CNY.
Rautins has been a member of Team Canada since the 2005 season.
Rautins made his international debut in the Jack Donohue International Classic averaging 18.3 minutes and 8.8 points. He started the Gold Medal game against Australia and scored a Canadian team tournament high 20 points including draining five three-pointers in the first half of the game.
Rautins also played in the FIBA World U21 Championship in Argentina. He averaged 9.4 points in five games. In the bronze medal game, Rautins scored 11 points.
Rautins played for the Canadian Senior Men’s National Team. The squad played a 10-game exhibition schedule in Europe during July and August. In a game vs. Venezuela at the International Alpos Cup, Rautins scored seven points and recorded three steals in 19 minutes. He also played in one game against Germany recording three points in eight minutes. Rautins played in all three games of the Diego Gianatti Tournament averaging 10.3 minutes and 2.3 points, including five points against Greece.
Rautins participated in the 2007 Pan-American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, averaging a squad-best 13.4 points and 2.4 assists. He scored 16 points in a preliminary loss to Brazil. During the same summer, he also played for Team Canada in the Tournament of Americas held in Las Vegas and tore his ACL during Canada's loss to Brazil.
Rautins had offeres from Providence and St. Bonaventure before deciding on Syracuse.
Rautins was used sparingly his freshman year, appearing in just 20 games. He averaged 2.9 points and 0.9 rebounds, but did set a then-career high of 10 points against South Florida on Jan. 8, 2006, connecting on 3-of-5 3-point attempts.
As a sophomore, Rautins appeared in all 35 of Syracuse's games, including his first career start against Baylor on Dec. 16, 2006. Rautins remained a fixture in the Syracuse starting lineup, and set a career high with 19 points against Providence on Feb. 24, 2007. He finished the season averaging 7.2 points. Rautins established himself as one of the team's best perimeter shooters, converting 36 percent of his 3-point shots.
Rautins will miss his entire junior year because of a knee injury suffered during the Tournament of the Americans in Las Vegas over the 2007 summer. It is likely that he will redshirt.
- Rautins is the son of Syracuse hoops legend Leo Rautins, who amassed 1,031 points in his SU career and played two seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers.
- Has three brothers, Mike, Jay, and Sam.
- Studies Physics and English and is majoring in Liberal Arts at Syracuse.