Bucks Roster: Beno Udrih

BENO UDRIH THE FACTS
Position: Guard
Height: 6-3
Weight: 203
Birthdate: 4/5/82
College: N/A
Birthplace: Slovenia
Years Pro: 8 years
Drafted: By the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st
round of the 2004 NBA Draft (28th overall)
BIO

2010-11 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... Averaged a career-best 13.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, a career-high 4.9 assists, 1.19 steals and 34.6 minutes in 79 games (started 64) … as a starter, averaged 14.5 points (.502 FG%, .368 3P%, .861 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 1.27 steals and 36.4 minutes in 64 games … NWT - Flu in three games (3/9-3/12) … scored in double-figures in 60 games, 20-plus in 12 games, 30-plus in one game … dished out 10-plus assists in four games … recorded four double-doubles … led team in scoring in 10 games and assists in 33 … ranked 29th in assists per game, tied for 31st in field goal percentage, 15th in free throw percentage and 30th in steals per game … recorded a career-high 34 points (11-18 FG, 4-7 3P, 8-8 FT), seven rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block in 43 minutes vs. Golden State on 12/21 … dished out a season-high 13 assists to go along with 11 points (3-7 FG, 1-2 3P, 4-4 FT), two rebounds and one steal at Charlotte on 2/25 … tallied 25 points (8-16 FG, 0-3 3P, 9-11 FT), six rebounds, six assists and one steal in win at Milwaukee on 3/23.

PRO CAREER ... 2009-10: Averaged 12.9 points (.493 FG%, .377 3P%, .837 FT%), 2.8 rebounds, 4.7 assist, 1.13 steals and 31.4 minutes in 79 games (started 41) … as a starter, posted 14.8 points (.489 FG%, .350 3P%, .838 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.42 steals … did not play in one game due to a virus (11/25 vs. New York), the only contest missed due to injury or illness all season … finished third in the NBA in FG% among guards (trailed only Steve Nash and Rajon Rondo) … ranked 30th in the NBA in assists and 16th in assist per turnover ratio (2.74) … registered first career triple-double with 18 points (6-17 FG, 0-1 3P, 6-6 FT), a career-high 10 rebounds and 15 assists in a season-high 48 minutes at Cleveland on 3/28 … 2008-09: Averaged 11.0 points (.461 FG%, .310 3P%, .820 FT%), 3.0 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.11 steals, and 31.1 minutes in 73 games (started 72) … collected a career-high six steals at San Antonio on 12/22 … played a career-most 56 minutes at Golden State on 1/14), contributing 17 points (7-21 FG, 3-3 FT), six rebounds, a game-high seven assists and one steal … 2007-08: After signing with the Kings early in the season, averaged 12.8 points (.464 FG%, career-high .387 3P%, .850 FT%), 3.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 0.86 steals and 32.0 minutes in 65 games (51 starts) … increased scoring average by 8.1 points in 2007-08 after posting 4.7 points per game in 2006-07, trailing only Memphis' Rudy Gay in scoring improvement … as a starter, posted 14.4 points (.475 FG%, .404 3pt%, .861 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, and 5.0 assists … ranked 22nd in the NBA in free throw percentage … missed the first four games of the season recuperating from a fractured left hand (11/2-11/9) … missed 10 contests after suffering a lower back strain vs. Toronto (3/18-4/6) … scored in double-figures 44 times and tallied 20 or more points on 12 occasions … recorded three double-doubles … shot 50% or better from the field 26 times … made a career-most six three-pointers at Milwaukee on 12/19 … hit two clutch free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining in regulation to secure a Kings victory, finishing with a team-high 25 points and game-best 10 assists at the LA Lakers on 3/9 … 2006-07: Averaged 4.7 points (.369 FG%, .269 3P%, career-high .883 FT%), 1.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 13.0 minutes in 73 games (started one) … ranked seventh in the NBA in free throw percentage … scored in double-figures on 10 occasions, including a season-high 16 points vs. Golden State on 12/4 … 2005-06: Averaged 5.1 points (.455 FG%, .343 3P%, .780 FT%), 1.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 10.9 minutes in 54 games (started three) … missed six games with a sprained left ankle and two contests with the flu … DNPCD in 20 games … registered season-highs with 17 points, eight assists and three rebounds vs. Charlotte on 1/24 … 2004-05: Averaged 5.9 points (.444 FG%, career-high .408 3P%, .753 FT%), 1.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 14.4 minutes in a career-high 80 games (started two) during his rookie season … ranked 15th in the NBA in three-point percentage (second among rookies behind Matt Bonner) … established a Spurs rookie single-season record for three-point percentage and ranks third in franchise rookie annals with 58 three-pointers made (trailing Tony Parker and Lloyd Daniels) … scored a then-career-high 25 points (9-13 FG, 3-3 3P, 4-5 FT) to complement four rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes at New Orleans on 3/14 … named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month in December of 2004 after averaging 6.6 points (.534 FG%, .500 3P%, .800 FT%), 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 16 games (reached double-figures in scoring 15 times) … notched first career double-double with 12 points and 10 assists at Portland on 12/30 … named to the 2005 Rookie Challenge roster in Denver, where he tallied five points and four assists in 22 minutes.

PLAYOFF HISTORY ... (36 games, 0 starts) ... Member of the Spurs' 2005 and 2007 NBA Championship teams … has appeared in 36 career postseason contests (all with San Antonio), averaging 2.9 points (.333 FG%, .244 3P%, .857 FT%), 0.6 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 8.6 minutes … 2007: Saw limited minutes in the 2007 playoffs, totaling two points, one rebound and an assist in 20 minutes … DNP-CD in 12 postseason games … 2006: Saw action in seven playoff games in 2006, totaling 25 points (10-30 FG, 1- 6 3P, 4-5 FT), four rebounds and eight assists in 47 minutes … dished a postseason career-high four assists in Game 4 of the First Round at Sacramento on 4/22 … 2005: Appeared in 21 of the Spurs 23 playoff games in 2005, averaging 3.7 points (.359 FG%, .270 3P%, .857 FT%), 0.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 11.5 minutes … registered postseason career-highs of 10 points and 16 minutes in Game 2 of the First Round vs. Denver on 4/27 … grabbed a playoff career-high three rebounds in Game 2 of the Semifinals vs. Seattle on 5/10.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER ... Has played for the Slovenian National Team since 2000, teaming with former NBA players Rasho Nesterovic, Primo Brezec and Bostjan Nachbar … averaged 11.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists in six games during the 2006 FIBA World Championships held in Japan … ranked 20th in the tournament is assists … recorded 18 points (6-7 FG, 2-4 3P, 4-4 FT) vs. Turkey on 8/26/06 … posted 8.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.3 assists in three contests in the 2005 European Championship qualifying tournament but missed the 2005 World Championship due to a sore left knee … named MVP of the 2004 Efes Cup in Turkey after leading Slovenia to a 4-0 record, averaging 16.8 points and 4.8 assists … made professional debut in the Slovenian secondary league as a 15-year-old in 1997-98 … transferred to the country's premier league in 1999-00, earning Slovenian League Rookie of the Year honors after averaging 10.3 points (.587 FG%, .368 3P%, .703 FT%), 2.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 29 games for Savinjski … spent the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons with Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenian League), accruing averages of 9.4 points (.550 FG%, .418 3P%, .694 FT%), 2.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 39 games … joined Maccabi Tel-Aviv for the 2002-03 campaign, averaging 4.9 points (.464 FG%, .400 3P%, .857 FT%), 1.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 25 contests … began the 2003-04 season with Breil Milano in the Italian League, posting 10.8 points (.532 FG%, .424 3P%, .926 FT%), 1.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 16 games before finishing the year with Avtodor in the Russian Superleague, averaging 19.6 points (.544 FG%, .375 3P%, .724 FT%), 3.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists in five contests.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by San Antonio with the 28th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft out of Slovenia … traded by the Spurs to Minnesota for a 2008 protected second-round draft choice on 10/29/07 … waived by the Timberwolves on 10/29/07 … signed by Sacramento as a free agent on 11/1/07 … re-signed by the Kings to a multi-year contract extension on 7/9/08 …traded to Milwaukee in exchange for John Salmons and the 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft as part of a three-team deal including Charlotte on 6/23/11.

PERSONAL ... Full name is Beno Udrih … son of Silvo and Silva Udrih … father played professional basketball in Slovenia and older brother, Samo, attended the Dallas Mavericks training camp in 2005 and currently plays pro ball in Spain … has donated game tickets to underprivileged children and families during each of the last four seasons as part of the Kings for the Community program … favorite leisure activities include video games, watching movies and spending time with family … preferred cuisine is anything homecooked by his mother … wears jersey No. 19 in honor of his father's birthday … was an active participant in the Kings Read to Achieve Program, visiting elementary schools to speak with students about the importance of a solid education … helped those less fortunate each holiday season, distributing Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners to more than 200 Sacramento families … participated in the Sacramento Zoo's Tiger Camp program, speaking to kids about the value of teamwork and what it means to be a strong leader … shoe size 12.5 (Peak).