6 Foot 6 inch Guard out of Rice University where he averaged 26.4 Points per game his senior year.
Got drafted by the Utah Jazz en the first round (25th pick) in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Almond played sparingly in his rookie season with the Jazz, averaging just 4.3 minutes in 9 games. His career high is currently 12 points, at Sacramento on December 2, 2008.
He led the D-League in scoring during the season, with the Utah Flash, averaging 25.6 points per game. In just his fifth game with the team on December 21, 2007, he tied a league record with 51 points in a 118–116 victory over the Austin Toros. Later in the season, he broke the record with a 53-point performance against the Bakersfield Jam in a 102–87 win.
I will miss Jeremy Richardson, but i love me my new magic scrub