Jodie Meeks Background

Jodie

Meeks

Height: 6-4

Weight: 210

DOB: 8/21/87

School: Kentucky

NBA Years: 5

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Lakers as a free agent August 13, 2012.


2012-13:

Appeared in 78 games (10 starts), averaging 7.9 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.74 steals in 21.3 minutes … Scored 10+ points 26 times including 2 20+ point games … Had 34 multiple 3-point field goal games … Scored 21 points (career-high seven three-point field goals made on eight attempts) 11/30 vs. Denver … Tallied 17 points and five rebounds 12/7 at Oklahoma City … Scored 16 points 12/9 vs. Utah … Recorded a season-high 24 points (9-14 FG, 4-7 3FG), five rebounds and season-high three steals 12/14 at Washington … Scored 17 points 12/18 vs. Charlotte … Posted 12 points and a season-high seven rebounds 12/22 at Golden State … Totaled seven points and a career-high tying four assists 12/26 at Denver … Scored 14 points (4-4 3FG) 2/8 at Charlotte … Scored 16 points (all in 2nd half) 2/28 vs. Minnesota … Scored 19 points (12 in 4th qtr on 4-5 FG, 4-4 3FG) 3/6 at New Orleans … Scored 16 points 3/22 vs. Washington … Tallied eight points, four rebounds and a career high tying four assists 4/14 vs. San Antonio ... Missed three of four playoff games due to a sprained left ankle ... In one postseason appearance, totaled four points, two rebounds and a steal in 20 minutes.

Career

Jodie Meeks 2013
Jodie Meeks #20 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots during a game against the Denver Nuggets at STAPLES Center on October 10, 2013 at in Los Angeles, California.

Selected in the second round (41st overall pick) by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2009 NBA Draft … Traded by Milwaukee to Philadelphia along with Francisco Elson in exchange for Primoz Brezec, Royal Ivey and a 2010 second round pick 2/18/10 ... Has posted 13 20+ point games and scored 30+ points once ... Owns 112 multiple three-point field goal games including 27 four-plus 3FGM games.

2011-12:

Appeared in 66 games (50 starts), averaging 8.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 24.9 minutes … Scored in double-figures 24 times including four 20+ point games and one 30+ point contest ... Posted 25 multiple three-point field goal games including six games with four-plus 3FGM ... Scored 27 points (8-19 FG, 3-7 3FG, 8-9 FT) 4/25 at Milwaukee ... Scored a career-high 31 points (11-16 FG, 7-10 3FG, 2-2 FT) 3/27 vs. Cleveland ... Recorded 10 points and a career-high five steals 2/4 at Atlanta ... Totaled six points and a career-high tying eight rebounds 1/25 vs. New Jersey ... Tallied 26 points (10-11 FG, 6-7 3FG) 1/13 vs. Washington ... Posted 21 points (7-13 FG, 4-8 3FG) 1/6 vs. Detroit ... In 13 playoff games (one start), averaged 2.7 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.3. assists in 7.8 minutes.

2010-11:

Appeared in 74 games (64 starts) with Philadelphia, averaging 10.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 27.9 minutes while shooting 42.5% from the floor, 39.7% from 3-point range and 89.4% from the line ... Made a team-high 138 three-point field goals … Ranked fifth in the NBA in FT% (.894% FTs) and 14th in three point field goals made ... Scored in double-figures 37 times including five 20+ point games ... Scored 22 points (8-11 FG) 3/27 vs. Sacramento ... Tallied 22 points (5-8 3FG) six rebounds and three assists 3/16 at LA Clippers ... Recorded 117 points and a career-high eight rebounds 2/9 vs. Orlando ... Totaled 16 points and a career-high tying eight rebounds 2/8 at Atlanta ... Scored 24 points (8-11 FG) 1/7 vs. Chicago ... Scored 20 of his season-high 26 points in the first quarter 12/4 vs. Charlotte, making six of his seven three-pointers in the opening period … Posted 21 points (5-8 3FG) 11/26 at Miami ... Appeared in five playoff games, averaging 7.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 25.0 minutes while shooting .444 from behind the arc.

2009-10:

Appeared in 60 games with Milwaukee and Philadelphia, averaging 4.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.0 minutes while shooting 38.8% from the floor, 31.8% from 3-point range and 79.5% from the line … In 19 games with the Sixers, averaged 5.9 points in 12.3 minutes (44.0% FGs and 38.0% 3FGs) … Scored in double-figures eight times including two 20+ point games ... Scored a season-high tying 21 points (8-12 FG, 5-9 3FG) 4/12 vs. Miami ... Totaled 19 points, four rebounds and a season-high three assists 4/6 vs. Detroit ... Scored a season-high 21 points (9-17 FG, 3-7 3FG) 1/13 at Portland ... In third career NBA game, recorded 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-7 3FG) 11/7 vs. New York.

COLLEGE:

Was an early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft following his junior season at Kentucky … Hold’s UK’s all-time single-season record for 3-pointers made (117) … As a junior, became the first player in league history to earn four SEC Player of the Week honors in a season … Led the SEC in scoring as a junior (23.7 ppg) and ranked sixth nationally … Recorded the nation’s top three scoring efforts in regulation (54, 46 and 45 points) in 2008-09 … His 54 points at Tennessee set a UK single game record (connected on 10 3-point field goals in that game) ... Finished 33rd on school’s career scoring list (1,246 points) ... All-SEC First Team and All-America Second Team (AP, Sporting News and USBWA) as a junior.

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Jodie Meeks #20 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against Marco Belinelli #3 of the San Antonio Spurs on November 1, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.
  • Son of Orestes and Margaret Meeks
  • Chose Kentucky over Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Notre Dame and Oklahoma State
  • Led Norcross High School to Class AAAAA state championship, the first in school history, scoring 32 points and pulling down six rebounds in final game
  • 2006 AJC Player of the Year
  • Gwinnett Daily Post Player of the Year
  • Atlanta Tipoff Club Metro Player of the Year and Player of the Month (February)
  • Named to the GHSA All-Star Team and led the North Team to its first victory in over three years
  • Averaged 23.7 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 4.2 apg his senior season.

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