Bucks Roster: Mike Dunleavy
|MIKE DUNLEAVY||THE FACTS|
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)
2010-11 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... 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) … for the season, he was one of two Indiana players to shoot 40+ percent from 3-pt range and his 40.2 percent mark (102-254) ranked 33rd in the NBA ... 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 ... his tip-in of a teammate's miss at the buzzer gave the Pacers a 94-93 win over New Orleans on 12/20 … dished out 105 assists in 2010-11 and recorded the 1,500th assist of his career with the third of his four at Golden State on 1/19.
PRO CAREER ... 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 percent from the floor (.477) … he scored 20+ points three times in those 12 games … helped lead the Pacers to a win over Washington on 12/12 by scoring 24 points on 5-7 FGS, 4-6 3-pt FGS and 10-10 FTS … averaged 10.3 ppg as a starter and 9.8 ppg off the bench … had his best offensive game of the season as a reserve, helping to lead the Pacers to a win over Phoenix on 1/13 on with 30 points … ranked among the NBA's best (31st) with a career-high mark of 84.2 percent 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 … made his first start of the season vs. Detroit on 1/14, helping the Pacers to a win with 12 points, six rebounds and two assists … 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 … he shot better than 40 percent from 3-pt range and 80+ percent 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%) … his 42.4 percent from long distance led the Pacers and ranked 12th in the league … averaged a career-high 3.5 apg and had five or more assists 22 times … 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 seasonbest 25 points on two occasions … his 25 points at Cleveland on 3/11 featured 9-11 from the foul line … also had 25 points to lead the Pacers to a win at Milwaukee on 4/11 … 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 ... came off the bench for 13 consecutive games from 2/6 to 3/5 ... had 10 points and a season-high 12 rebounds vs. the L.A. Clippers on 1/23 ... 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 ... owned the highest shooting percentage on the team amongst the six players who amassed 500 or more field goal attempts ... 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 seasonhigh 46 minutes vs. Phoenix on 2/13 ... had 26 points and seven rebounds in 40 minutes at Miami on 2/7, including 22 points in the second half ... scored a season-high 29 points (10-15 FGS, 4-4 3-pt FGS, 5-6 FTS) vs. Toronto on 12/29 ... 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 and those were the first starts at point guard of his career ... in the first 20 point/20 rebound game of his career, he led the Warriors with 24 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and five assists in 42 minutes vs. the Pacers on 3/2 … he 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 -- the first missed games of his career ... 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 Amare 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.
PLAYOFF HISTORY ... (5 games, 0 starts) ... 2011: With his appearance in the 2011 postseason, his run of 627 regular season games played without an appearance in the playoffs (2nd-longest among active players in the NBA behind Troy Murphy's 655) came to an end ... scored eight points in Game 2 on 3-5 from the floor and 2-3 from beyond the 3-pt line … for the series, he was third on the team with a total of eight assists … registered four steals in the series to go with just one turnover, making him the only Indiana player to have more steals than turnovers in the five games with the Bulls.
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 … also 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, he 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 3-pt FGs, 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 ... won a silver medal in Brazil during the summer of 2000 with the USA Basketball World Championship for Young Men Qualifying 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.
PERSONAL ... Full name is Michael Joseph Dunleavy Jr. ... his wife, Sarah, recently gave birth to the couple's first child ... 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 will be a senior at Southern California in 2011- 12 ... graduated from Duke during the summer of 2005 with a degree in history ... Mike and his wife, Sarah, 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 ... played baseball, football, croquet and ping pong growing up ... a football fan, he lists the Green Bay Packers as his favorite team ... wears size 14 basketball shoes.