Theus played in the NBA for 15 seasons, suiting up for five different teams—the Chicago Bulls, Kansas City-Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets. Playing primarily as a guard, he averaged 18.5 points and 6.3 assists in 33.7 minutes per game over his career.
After his NBA playing career, he spent two seasons with the University of Louisville as an assistant coach. Afterwards, he became the head coach of the New Mexico State Aggies for two years, leading them to an NCAA Tournament berth during the 2006-07 season.
Next, Theus spent one and a half seasons as the head coach for his former team, the Kings. Most recently, he served as the head coach for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.
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