Personal ... Full name is Lukas Robin Ridnour ... married his wife Katie in the summer of 2005 ... Katie played volleyball at Central Washington ... parents are Rob and Muriel ... has one sister, Heather, who played basketball at Eastern Washington ... during highschool basketball career was coached by his father ... was a four-year high-school letterman in tennis and finished third at the state tournament ... majored in sociology at Oregon ... was a McDonald's All American in 2000.
Pro Career ... 2011-12: Sidelined for the final 11 games with a sprained right ankle ... averaged career-high 12.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 53 games (all starts) ... shot 89.1% (106-for-119) from the FT line, good for 6th in the NBA and the fifthbest single-season percentage in Wolves history ... made 40 consecutive FTs from 1/23 - 3/10 ... registered five point/assist double-doubles in 14 starts following Ricky Rubio's injury, with 7.8 apg in that span ... scored 25 points 3/25 vs. DEN, tying his high in a Minnesota uniform ... became the eighth player in Wolves history to register a point/assist double-double with no TOs on 3/16 at LAL (first since Sam Cassell in 2005) ... sank the game-winning jumper as time expired on 2/22 vs. UTA ... scored the 6000th point of his NBA career 2/20 at DEN and dealt his 3000th assist 2/29 at LAL. 2010-11: Averaged 11.8 points and a team-best 5.4 assists through 71 games (66 starts) ... missed five games due to a strained left hamstring (11/9-15) and six for personal reasons ... ranked fourth in the NBA in 3-point shooting at 44.0% (the fourth-highest percentage in Wolves history) ... led the Wolves in assists on 46 occasions, with six double-digit efforts and three point/assist doubledoubles ... matched season high with 11 assists on 4/13 vs. HOU, becoming the 12th player in Timberwolves history to deal 10+ assists in a game without committing a turnover ... tied career high with 9 rebounds on 4/11 at PHX ... also had 9 assists and 21 points in that game ... scored a season-high 23 points on 12/26 at CLE, sinking a career-high 5 treys ... Totaled 20 points and 10 assists on 12/10 vs. DET, the first 20/10 effort by a Wolves player since Randy Foye at DET on 11/23/08 ... swiped a season-high 4 steals 12/1 at DAL ... scored his 5000th career point on 12/6 at NYK and handed out his 2500th assist on 10/27 vs. SAC. 2009-10: Averaged 10.4 points and 4.0 assists in 82 games (no starts) ... shot a career-high 47.8% from the field and was 90.7% from the free throw line (fifth in the NBA) ... finished the season with a 3.06:1 assist-to-turnover ratio (11th in NBA) ... dished a season- high 12 assists to go with 13 points at MEM on 11/21 ... swiped the 500th steal of his career on 12/6 ... tallied a season-best 27 points at TOR on 1/22 ... appeared in the 500th career game on 3/17 at LAC. 2008-09: Averaged 9.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 5.1 assists in 72 games (50 starts) ... finished a team-best 86.9% from the free throw line (17th in NBA) ... had a 2.85:1 assist-to-turnover ratio (13th in the NBA) ... amassed 35 double-figure scoring games and three of 20+ points ... had six double-doubles ... led the team in assists 32 times and steals 20 times ... set a career-high with 6 steals vs. UTA on 12/23 while also adding 11 points and 11 assists (tied for a season-high) for a double-double ... vs. MIA on 1/14, tied his career-best with 9 rebounds while adding a season-high 25 points along with 4 assists ... blocked career-high 3 shots while scoring 7 points and dishing 8 assists vs. SAC on 1/24 ... missed three games due to back spasms, one to a sore right knee and five for a fractured right thumb. 2007-08: Averaged 6.4 points, 1.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 61 games (five starts) ... had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.01 (19th in NBA) ... dished a career-high-tying 15 assists at GSW on 2/26 ... scored a season-high 19 points vs. DEN on 4/6 ... missed 15 games with a left quadriceps strain (11/14-12/7, 12/27-31). 2006-07: Averaged 11.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists in 71 games (58 starts) ... led the team in assists 34 times ... hit the game-winning shot as time expired vs. IND on 12/1 ... scored a career-high 32 points at NJN on 11/13 ... scored 20+ points nine times ... missed five games with a herniated cervical disc in his neck from 3/7-13 ... missed the final six games of the season with a sprained left ankle. 2005-06: Averaged 11.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists (9th in NBA) in 79 games (77 starts) ... led the team with 12 doubledoubles ... handed out 10+ assists 14 times ... ranked eighth in the NBA in free-throw shooting at 87.7% (199-227) ... had appeared in 114 consecutive games before missing 12/28 at MIN due to a chest contusion ... tallied 21 points vs. MIA on 1/13, topping 20 points in consecutive games for the first time in his NBA career ... dished the 1,000th assist of his NBA career at ATL on 2/22 ... grabbed a career-high 9 rebounds at DEN on 3/24 ... passed for a career-high 15 assists at SAC on 4/18. 2004-05: Averaged 10.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists (16th in the NBA) in 82 games (all starts), one of only two Seattle players to appear in every game (Nick Collison) and the only Sonics player to start every contest ... ranked 11th in the NBA in assistto- turnover ratio (3.24) ... Handed out 10+ assists nine times with four double-doubles ... scored a season-high 21 points vs. MIL on 3/22 ... shot 88.3% (159-180) from the foul line (T-7th in NBA) ... named to the 2005 "got milk?" Rookie Challenge sophomore team for 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend and participated in the PlayStation Skills Challenge. 2003-04: Averaged 5.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 69 games (six starts) ... scored in double-figures in 19 games.
Playoff History ... (18 games, 11 starts) ... Averaged 9.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists over two postseason appearances ... 2010: Played in all seven games for the Bucks and averaged 8.1 points and 1.9 assists in 17.3 minutes ... scored 15 points and swiped 4 steals in 18 minutes against ATL in Game 5 ... 2005: Started all 11 playoff games and averaged 9.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists ... shot 95.0% (19-20) from the foul line ... scored a playoff-high 20 points in the Conference-Semifinal Game 4 victory over SAS on 5/15 ... dished a playoff-high 6 assists on three occasions.
College ... AP Honorable Mention All-America as a sophomore and as a junior... Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and Pac-10 Tournament MVP Award as a junior, joining Sean Elliott (Arizona) as the only other player to earn both awards in the same year ... first Oregon Duck to win Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors ... finished his career ranked third all-time at Oregon in assists, second in steals, third in 3-pointers, ninth in scoring, 10th in free throws made, second in free throw percentage and eighth in 3-point field-goal percentage... 2002-03: Averaged 19.7 ppg (second in Pac-10) and 6.6 apg (first in Pac-10) ... set the single-season Oregon assist mark with 218, eclipsing Ron Lee's 184 (1975-76) ... his 63 steals tied the school mark shared by Terrell Brandon and Freddie Jones ... set a school and Pac-10 record with 62 consecutive free-throws made ... led the Pac-10 in free-throw percentage (88.0%) ... matched his career-high with 28 points vs. Oregon State and Washington State ... dished out a career-high 11 assists vs. Oregon State and vs. Washington ... 2001-02: Earned All-Pac-10 honors ... averaged 15.5 ppg and 5.0 apg (third in Pac-10) ... His 93 3-pointers were just one shy of the single-season record at Oregon (Orlando Williams, 94 in 1995) ... set a career-high with 28 points in Oregon's NCAA second-round win over Wake Forest ... 2000-01: Averaged 7.4 ppg and 3.8 apg ... only Oregon player to start every game.
Career Transactions ... Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the first round (14th overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft on 6/26/03 ... on 8/13/08 as part of a three-team trade, dealt to Milwaukee with Adrian Griffin; the Cavaliers traded Damon Jones to the Bucks; the Cavaliers traded Joe Smith to the Thunder; the Bucks traded Mo Williams to the Cavaliers; and the Bucks traded Desmond Mason to the Thunder ... signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves as a free agent on 7/21/10 ... on 7/11/13 as part of a three-team trade, dealt to the Bucks with a 2014 second round draft pick; Milwaukee traded Szymon Szewczyk to Oklahoma City; the Thunder traded cash to the Bucks; and Oklahoma City traded Kevin Martin and cash to Minnesota.
- MMAC Luncheon - Luke RidnourLuke Ridnour gets interviewed by Ted Davis at the Bucks annual MMAC Tip Off Luncheon
- Media Day: Luke RidnourLuke Ridnour talks with Jim Paschke during Media Day
- Ridnour Is Back, Are You?Luke Ridnour is back with the Bucks and he wants to see you back at the BMO Harris Bradley Center this season.
- Ridnour ReturnsBucks Broadcaster Jim Paschke catches up with Luke Ridnour at the Training Center.