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  • Volleyball icon Former partners include: Chaim Schalk (2020); Casey Patterson (2019); Sean Rosenthal (2018)
  • Volleyball icon Played three years of basketball at the University of Arizona after being one of nation's top recruits
  • Volleyball icon Was the 44th pick in the 2009 NBA draft with the Detroit Pistons; was dealt to the Houston Rockets
  • Volleyball icon Played 407 games in his seven-year NBA career with the Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns


  • flag 2019 FIVB The Hague - T9th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2019 FIVB Itapema - T5th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2019 FIVB Jinjiang - T17th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2019 FIVB Gstaad - T25th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2019 FIVB Edmonton - T5th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2019 FIVB Jurmala - T5th with Casey Patterson
  • flag Top 2018 FIVB finish with Sean Rosenthal was T9th in Lucerne

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Born in 1988
  • Volleyball icon Lives in Hermosa Beach, Calif.
  • Volleyball icon Married to Jessica Budinger
  • Volleyball icon Parents are Duncan and Mara Budinger
  • Volleyball icon Sister, Brittanie, played volleyball at San Francisco; brother, Duncan, plays on the AVP tour
  • Volleyball icon After his NBA career, he played basketball with Baskonia in the Euro League in 2016-2017
  • Volleyball icon 2005 Volleyball Magazine National High School Player of the Year
  • Volleyball icon Co-MVP with Kevin Durant of the 2006 McDonald's High School All-American Basketball game
  • Volleyball icon Won the 18s division at the 2006 USA Volleyball Boys National Championships with Seaside VBC; Chase was the tournament MVP


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What an epic trip to Zion with this crew! One of my favorite experiences. @dunkbud @finejess @lolojenn

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