Chris Nicholas Duhon (born August 31, 1982 in Mamou, Louisiana), is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. Duhon was as a guard for the Duke University men's basketball team from 2000 to 2004.
Duhon arrived at Duke in 2000, where he was an important role player, playing backup to point guard Jason Williams. Following the injury of fellow teammate Carlos Boozer, Duhon was placed into the starting lineup as point guard, with Williams moving to shooting guard. The Duke Blue Devils went on to win the 2001 National Championship, and Duhon was named the 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Year.
After his sophomore season, his reputation grew for his defense, court vision, and versatility as a point guard, averaging 2.3 steals per game, and 5.9 assists per game.
From his junior season on, Duhon became an instrumental leader for the Blue Devils. In in the 2002-2003 season, he led a young Duke team to the Sweet 16, and averaged 9.2 points, 6.4 assists, and 2.2 steals per game and was among the top 10 assists leaders in NCAA Division I history.
In his senior season, Duhon averaged 10 points, 6 assists, 2.2 steals and 4.1 rebounds per game, en route to another Final Four.
Duhon finished his career as Duke's all-time leaser in steals (300) and minutes played (4,813), and second in assists (819). He had one of Duke's top assists to turnover ratios as well. In Duhon's four years, Duke compiled a 123-21 record, making Duhon the second winningest player in Duke and ACC history, behind Duke's Shane Battier (131 wins). He helped the Blue Devils win three ACC Championships. Duhon was a finalist for the 2004 Wooden Award, the Naismith Award, and Rupp Trophy awards. He left as the only Atlantic Coast Conference player to score 1,200 points, 800 assists, 475 rebounds, 300 steals, and 125 three-point shots.
In June 2004, Duhon was selected as the 38th pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. In his rookie season with the Bulls, Duhon played in all 82 games, averaging 5.9 points and 4.9 assists per game.模板:Fn The Bulls re-signed Duhon for the 2005-06 season. Through the first 65 games in his second season, Duhon is averaging 8.8 points per game and 5.0 assists per game. Duhon has suffered numerous injuries; his injured back will likely require surgery at season's end.