Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton

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POS: Forward

HT: 6-8

WT: 234

DOB: 8/12/91

College: Texas A&M

Years Pro: 3rd season

Drafted: 2012

39th overall - Detroit

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • In 2014-15, became first player to have multiple game-winning 3-pointers in the same season since Kobe Bryant in 2009-10
  • Ranked tied for 10th in the NBA in 3-point percentage in 2014-15 (.407) and 12th in 2013-14 (.414)
  • Finished 2014-15 season ranked third all-time in Bucks history for career 3-point percentage (min. 100 3PM) with a mark of 41.0%
  • Only player to appear in all 82 games for the Bucks during the 2013-14 season

2014-15 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... With second game-winning 3-pointer vs. MIA on 3/24 to put MIL ahead 89-88, joined Kobe Bryant (2009-10), Gilbert Arenas (2006-07) and Mo Williams (2005-06) as the only players in the last 10 years to have two buzzer-beating 3-point shots for a win in the same season … recorded first career game-winner on 12/15 at PHX when he hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to put MIL ahead 96-94 … tied for 10th in NBA for 3P% (.407) … tied for 9th in the NBA for steals per turnover (122:113, 1.08) … had a career-long streak of 19 games with double-digit scoring from 2/2 to 3/14, over which he averaged 18.1 ppg … had 2+ steals in eight straight games from 1/29 to 2/11, which tied his career-long streak and is the most consecutive such games by a Buck since Mo Williams also had eight in row from 12/22/07 to 1/8/08 … swiped career-high 6 steals at NYK on 4/10 … tied season-high 7 assists vs. BKN on 4/12 and vs. CLE on 3/22 … played career-high 55 minutes on 3/20 at BKN (3 OT) … tied career-high 30 points on 3/11 vs. ORL and set career high for FGM with 12, also went 4-of-4 from three which was the first time in his career he’s been perfect from distance with 4+ 3PA … scored career-high 30 points on 3/7 vs. WAS and set career high for 3PM (6-of-9) … tied season-high 6 FTM on 2/22 vs. ATL … recorded first career double-double on 2/11 vs. SAC with 15 points and career-high 10 rebounds, also tied season-high 6 FTM in the game … on 2/4 vs. LAL (OT) set season highs in FTM (6) and assists (7) … had back-to-back games with 20+ points for second time in his career on 2/2 (25 pts) and 2/4 (21 pts) … shot 77.8% (7-of-9) on 1/27 at MIA and 1/24 vs. DET, which is his highest career field goal percentage with 8+ FGA … led the team in steals 27 times.

PRO CAREER ... 2013-14: Appeared in all 82 games during a breakout sophomore season ... averaged 12.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steals in 30.0 minutes per game ... led the Bucks and ranked 12th in the NBA in 3-point shooting (.414) ... shot 54.0% (27-for-50) from behind the arc in February – the second-best mark in the league during the month ... recorded 20+ points in a game 12 times after never having done so in his rookie season ... tallied 10+ points in a career-best 10 consecutive games from 1/22-2/8 ... scored a career-high 29 points at WAS on 12/6 (11- for-22 FG, 4-for-7 3FG) ... logged a career-high 52 minutes vs. NYK on 12/18 and scored 20 points with a career-high 9 rebounds ... notched 27 points vs. PHI on 12/21 off of 11-for-15 shooting (.733) and was a perfect 10-for-10 from 2-point range ... swiped a career-high 4 steals in back-to-back games on 1/19 at SAS and 1/22 vs. DET. 2012-13: Appeared in 27 games (no starts) and averaged 6.1 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists in 17.6 minutes … scored 10+ points eight times … scored then-career-high 14 points vs. DAL on 3/8 and grabbed then-career-high 7 rebounds at Brooklyn (4/17) … averaged 8.1 points and 3.0 rebounds while shooting 53% (27-51) from the field in April – his best offensive month of the season … assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League from 12/14 – 12/17 where he averaged 11.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists in three games … recorded 19 points (9-17 FG), 9 rebounds and 3 assists vs. the Maine Red Claws on 12/14 … inactive 27 times and DNP-CD 25 times. 2012 NBA Summer League: Appeared in all five games (two starts) for Detroit in the 2012 NBA Summer League in Orlando ... averaged 6.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 23.3 minutes per game ... reached double digits with 12 points (5-5 FG, 2-2 3FG) in the Pistons win over BOS on 6/12.

PLAYOFF HISTORY ... (6 games, 6 starts) ... 2015: Averaged 15.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.3 steals in six games against CHI in the First Round … went 14-of-15 from the free throw line, and FT% of 93.3 ranked 9th in the postseason … 2.3 steals per game ranked 3rd, 38.7 minutes per game ranked 15th and 1.40 (14:10) steal to turnover ratio was tied for 10th … tied postseason career highs of 8 FGM and 4 steals at CHI on 4/27 … set playoff career highs for minutes (49) and assists (7) in double overtime vs. CHI on 4/23 … scored postseason-high 22 points on 4/20 at CHI … led team with 18 points and 4 steals on 4/18 at CHI in playoffs debut … 4 steals are the most in a player’s first career postseason game since Chris Paul (4, 4/19/08).

COLLEGE ... Named to Second Team All-Big 12 as a junior … made Wooden and Naismith Award watch lists in 2012 … participated in USA Basketball’s World University Games Team Training Camp over the summer of 2011 ... 2011- 12: Averaged 13.2 points and 5.0 rebounds, which both ranked second on the team … scored a season-high 24 points in 28 minutes vs. University of Louisiana-Monroe on 12/10 … recorded his first career double-double with 19 points and career-high 10 rebounds at Texas on 1/11 … tied season-high 24 points vs. the No. 3 Jayhawks in the Big 12 Tournament on 3/8 … averaged 19.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in the Big 12 Tournament … missed a total of 12 games during the season due to a right knee injury ... 2010-11: Led the Aggies in scoring (14.4 ppg) and FT% (.784) … ranked second on the team in rebounds (5.2 rpg), minutes (29.6 mpg), steals (39) and 3PM (39) … scored a career-high 31 points in an overtime win over Arkansas on 12/18 … won Texas A&M’s Most Improved Player Award for the season ... 2009-10: Averaged 7.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in 34 games … averaged 13.6 points over the last five games of the season while shooting 53.5% from the field, 54.5% from 3-point range and 100% from the free-throw line … scored a season-high 19 points vs. Utah State in his first career NCAA Tournament game.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 39th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft on 6/28/12 ... traded by the Pistons along with Brandon Knight and Viacheslav Kravtsov to the Milwaukee Bucks for Brandon Jennings on 7/31/13 … re-signed with the Bucks on 7/9/15.

PERSONAL ... Is the son of James and Nichelle Middleton … wears size 16 shoes and played baseball when he was younger … his favorite athletes as a child were Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Moss, while Michael Jordan is his favorite athlete of all time … enjoys playing ping pong and played the piano in his younger years … his cousin, Josh Powell, played six seasons in the NBA ... participated in the first ever Bucks Bus Tour prior to training camp in 2014, visiting Madison, Janesville and Kenosha to interact with fans and host basketball clinics for children at a Boys & Girls Club and YMCA ... on Twitter as @Khris22m.

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