NBA     |     WNBA             
FANTASY GAMES     |     STORE     |     TICKETS     |     HELP   
 















Michael Wright


Full Name:
Michael Wright
Position:
Forward
College:
Arizona
Height:
6-7
Weight:
238
High School:
Farragut Academy, Chicago
Birthdate:
January 7, 1980
Birthplace:
Chicago

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2001
Selected in second round (39th pick overall) by the New York Knicks.


HIGHLIGHTS
  Early entry candidate for 2001 NBA Draft.
  Named to All-Pac-10 First Team, NABC All-District 15 Second Team and The Sporting News' All-Pac-10 Second Team.
  Picked as one of 15 contenders for the Naismith Player of the Year and as a finalist for the Wooden Award.
  As a sophomore, was selected to All-Pac 10 First Team, NABC All-District 15 First Team and USBWA District 9 First Team.
  Was also picked to play on USA Men's Select Team following sophomore season.
  As a freshman, earned Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors (joining Sean Elliott and Mike Bibby as only Wildcats to do so) and was named to All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention Team.
  Awarded freshman All-America status by The Sporting News, Basketball News and College Hoops Insider.
  Finished career ranked fourth in school history in free throws, fifth in rebounds and free throws attempted, fifth (tied) in field goal percentage and 11th in scoring.
  Helped Arizona reach NCAA Tournament three times, losing to Duke in 2001 NCAA Championship Game.


AT ARIZONA
  Started all 36 games as a junior and topped team in field goal percentage (59.4%, 12th in nation) and rebounding (7.8 rpg) and was second in scoring (15.6 ppg).
  Recorded nine double-doubles, giving him 25 for career.
  In NCAA Tournament National Championship game vs. Duke, recorded 10 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks in losing cause.

  As a sophomore, led team in rebounding (8.7 rpg) and total points and finished second in scoring average (15.5 ppg).
  Was only Wildcat to start all 34 games.
  Field goal percentage mark of 56.9% ranked second in the conference and 24th in nation.
  Became only second sophomore in school history to score at least 500 points in one season (Sean Elliott was the other).

  Finished third in the conference in field goal percentage (55.6%), fifth in rebounding (8.8 rpg, the best-ever mark for a Pac-10 freshman) and 15th in scoring (13.9 ppg) as a freshman.
  Was conference's freshman leader in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, free throw percentage and minutes played (27.3 mpg).
  Ranked second on team in rebounding and third in scoring.


STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PTS AVG
1998-99 29 135 243 .556 134 182 .736 254 8 404 13.9
1999-00 34 190 334 .569 145 203 .714 297 21 526 15.6
2000-01 36 202 340 .594 157 197 .797 281 11 561 15.6
TOTALS 99 527 917 .575 436 582 .749 832 40 1,491 15.1
Three-point field goals: 1998-9. 0-for-2 (.000); 1999-00, 1-for-1 (1.000); 2000-01, 0-for-3 (.000).Totals: 1-for-6 (.167).


 
   NBA     |     WNBA             
FANTASY GAMES     |     STORE     |     TICKETS     |     HELP