High School: Jesuit HS (OR)
Years Pro: 10 years
Drafted: By the Golden State in the 1st
round of the 2002 NBA Draft (3rd overall)
PERSONAL ... Full name is Michael Joseph Dunleavy Jr. ... he and his wife, Sarah, have two children ... is the son of longtime NBA player and head coach Mike Sr. and Emily Dunleavy ... his father and uncle, Kevin, both played college basketball at South Carolina ... has two younger brothers, Baker and James ... Baker played basketball at Villanova and James completed his senior season at Southern California in 2011 ... graduated from Duke during the summer of 2005 with a degree in history ... Mike and his wife are annual donors to the United Way and they sponsor United Christmas Service families each year … they also enjoy visits with children at local hospitals … was a member of the Pacers' All-Star Reading Team and he enjoys visiting schools to promote the NBA Read to Achieve initiative … during the summer of 2002, he participated in the Seeds of Peace camp in Otisfield, Maine, a camp that brought together youth from various Middle-Eastern religious and ethnic backgrounds ... at the camp, he helped teach basic basketball skills to the school-aged boys and girls ... lists winning the 2001 NCAA Championship as his biggest basketball accomplishment ... a football fan, he lists the Green Bay Packers as his favorite team.
2012-13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS Completed his 11th NBA season, and second in Milwaukee, with averages of 10.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 74 games … shot a career-best 43.0 percent from behind the arc – the seventh-best mark in the league … finished the season ranked as Milwaukee's all-time leader in career 3-point percentage at .418 (min. 100 3PM) … scored in double figures 40 times, including one game with 20+ points … grabbed 10+ rebounds once … posted season-highs of 29 points and 12 rebounds in the home opener vs. Cleveland on Nov. 3 … also added six assists in the Cleveland game, marking the first time in his career he'd hit all three of those marks in the same game … recorded a career-high four blocked shots at Charlotte on Nov. 17 … had a stretch of 28 consecutive free throws from Dec. 18 – Jan. 19 … missed seven games with a bruised left knee (12/1, 12/5-15).
2011-12 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Completed his 10th NBA season by averaging 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 points in 55 games (three starts) ... a contender for the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year Award, he averaged 12.4 points on 48.2% shooting (40.2% from three and 81.5% from the FT line) as a reserve ... led the NBA in 3P% during the month of March (.544), and his 56.9% mark from the field during the month was the best shooting performance by a guard ... on the season, tallied 10+ points 36 times and scored 20+ seven times ... missed 11 games during the season, with Milwaukee going just 2-9 on such nights ... of his 11 absences, one was due to illness (1/2), nine were due to groin pain (1/3-17) and one was for personal reasons ... scored a season-high 28 points on 2/28 vs. Washington ... tallied 24 points on 9-of-10 shooting (5-of-6 from three) in the first half at New York on 3/26 ... surpassed the 8,000-point plateau for his career on 3/23 at Charlotte.
PRO CAREER ... 2010-11: Before breaking his left thumb in a game against the Wizards in Washington on 2/22, averaged 11.2 ppg in 54 appearances (44 starts) ... after averaging 10.2 ppg and shooting 18-52 FG (.346) in the season's first five games, he exploded for a game-high 31 points in the Pacers' 144-113 win over Denver on 11/9 ... the Pacers scored a franchise-record 54 points in the third quarter of that game against the Nuggets, hitting 20-21 FG, and he accounted for 24 of them on 7-7 FG, 5-5 3-pt FG and 5-6 FT ... scored 20+ points five times, including three games of exactly 20 and two of 30 or more ... including 6-7 from 3-pt range and 12-16 from the floor overall, he scored 30 points in a win over New Jersey on 1/28 ... those six 3-pt FG came during a run of nine straight games with two or more from beyond the 3-pt arc … in that span, he shot 27-45 3-pt FG (.600) … his 3-pt FG in the game at Washington on 2/22 was the 400th of his career with the Pacers, making him just the sixth player in team history to reach that mark … 2009-10: Despite having his best season ever from the foul line, averaged less than 11 points a game for the first time since his rookie year with a mark of 9.9 ppg … scored 10+ points in each of his first two appearances, and in 11 of his first 12 games … in that 12-game span, he averaged 14.8 ppg and shot nearly 48% from the floor (.477) … he scored 20+ points three times in those 12 games … ranked among the NBA's best (31st) with a career-high mark of 84.2% from the foul line … while rehabilitating from knee surgery performed in February 2009, he missed the first 13 games of 2009-10 … he sat out just two the rest of the campaign: one in February for food poisoning and one in March due to a contusion of the right eye … 2008-09: A bone spur in his right knee kept him on the sidelines for the first 34 games of the season and ultimately limited him to just 18 appearances … made his regular season debut at Phoenix on 1/9 where he came off the bench to score 14 points … that was the first of 10 straight games in double figures and he tallied 20+ points in three of those contests … averaged 14.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg and 2.3 apg in 14 games as a starter … in four games off the bench averaged 15.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg and 3.0 apg … scored 20+ points in six games, including a season-high 30 points in the Pacers' win over Miami on 1/30 … underwent successful surgery on his right knee on 3/6 … 2007-08: Averaged a career-best 19.1 ppg … entered the season having scored 30 points just one time in his five NBA campaigns, but scored 30+ points in a team-best 10 games - the most 30-point games in a season since Jermaine O'Neal's 11 in 2004-05 … scored a career-high 36 points five times and scored 36 points in consecutive games at Toronto (2/29) and vs. Milwaukee (3/2), marking the first time any Indiana player had scored 30+ points in consecutive games since O'Neal did so in four straight in January, 2005 … shot better than 40% from 3-pt range and 80% from the foul line for the first time in his career and was one of just four players (along with Steve Nash, Richard Hamilton and Mo Williams) ranked among the league's top-50 in all three shooting departments (FG%, 3-pt FG%, FT%) … 2006-07: Averaged 11.2 ppg in his first 10 games for Indiana then scored 20+ points in consecutive games, 2/9-2/11, including a team-high 23 points vs. Denver on 2/9 … scored 20+ points a total of eight times, including a season-best 25 points on two occasions … in 43 games with Indiana, averaged 14.0 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 2.6 apg … collected 10+ rebounds seven times and notched double-doubles in all seven games, including 11 points and a season-best 14 boards at Charlotte on 4/6 … 2005-06: Appeared in 81 games for Golden State, averaging 11.5 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 2.9 apg in 32.5 mpg ... finished the season strong, averaging 15.8 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 3.7 apg over the season's final 19 games ... scored a season-high 28 points with 10 rebounds and six assists in 40 minutes vs. Philadelphia on 3/19 ... scored 20 or more points 10 times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds four times ... registered three double-doubles ... missed one game due to injury … 2004-05: Appeared in 79 games (all starts), averaging 13.4 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 2.6 apg and 1.00 spg ... over the final 34 contests, averaged 15.1 ppg and 5.7 rpg, while shooting 48.4 percent (193-399) from the field and 43.4 percent (63-145) from 3-pt range ... scored 22 points, including six 3-pt FGs (6-7) vs. Atlanta on 3/12 ... posted 24 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three steals in season-high 46 minutes vs. Phoenix on 2/13 ... registered four double-doubles ... scored 20 or more points 13 times and had 10+ rebounds five times ... missed three games due to injury ... 2003-04: Appeared in 75 games (69 starts), averaging 11.7 ppg, 5.9 rpg and 2.9 apg ... over the final 24 games, averaged 12.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 3.7 apg and 1.13 spg … started the final 23 games at point guard ... led the Warriors with 24 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and five assists in 42 minutes vs. the Pacers on 3/2, the first 20/20 game of his career … registered his first career double-double with a season-high 32 points (11-15 FGs, 3-6 3-pt FGs, 7-7 FTs) and 11 rebounds vs. Philadelphia on 11/1 ... registered 10 point-rebound double-doubles ... missed seven games due to injury ... scored six points in 10 minutes in the 2004 "got Milk?" Rookie Challenge as his sophomore squad downed the rookies, 142-118, at All-Star Saturday in Los Angles on 2/14 ... 2002-03: One of six Warriors players to appear in 82 games … averaged 5.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg and 1.3 apg in 15.9 mpg ... in his three starts, averaged 14.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 1.3 apg and 1.00 spg ... joined Yao Ming and Amar'e Stoudemire as the only rookies to play in all 82 games ... in the season finale vs. the L.A. Lakers on 4/16, he started and tallied a season-high 21 points with nine rebounds in a season-high 36 minutes ... made his first career start at Sacramento on 3/18, registering 15 points and seven rebounds in 35 minutes.
COLLEGE ... An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft after playing three seasons at Duke, he ended his Blue Devils' career with averages of 13.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.2 apg and 1.60 spg in 104 games (76 as a starter) ... Duke's record in his three seasons was 95-13 (.880) ... helped lead the Blue Devils to a National Championship as a sophomore, the Final Four as a junior and the Sweet 16 as a freshman ... as a junior, averaged 17.3 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 2.1 apg and 2.30 spg in 32.4 mpg ... named First Team NABC All-American and Second Team All-American by The Associated Press … also earned Academic All-America and First Team All-ACC honors following his junior year … named to the All-ACC Tournament First Team and the conference's All-Defensive Team ... on the way to a National Championship in 2000-01, averaged 12.6 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.6 apg and 1.40 spg in 29.2 mpg ... tallied 21 points (including 18 in the second half) in the National Championship game against Arizona ... his performance in the National Championship game included 5-9 shooting from beyond the arc, three of which came during a 45 second span in the second half ... for his efforts, he was named to the All-Final Four Team.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by Golden State in the First Round (3rd overall) of the 2002 NBA Draft … traded to Indiana along with Troy Murphy, Keith McLeod and Ike Diogu in exchange for Al Harrington, Stephen Jackson, Sarunas Jasikevicius andJosh Powell on 1/16/07 ... signed as a free agent by Milwaukee on 12/10/11.