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Jodie Meeks

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2013-14 SEASON:
Scored 18 points (6-9 FG; 5-7 3FG) 11/7 at HOU … Finished with 25 points (5-9 3FG) 11/15 vs. MEM … Had 19 points 11/17 vs. DET … Scored 20 points 12/1 vs. POR …Totaled 19 points (5-6 3FG) 12/6 at SAC … Scored 23 points 1/5 vs. DEN … Totaled 24 points, 6 assists and 4 steals 1/7 at DAL … Scored 21 points 1/8 at HOU … Tallied 26 points (6-10 3FG) 1/14 vs. CLE … Finished with 16 points and a career-high 7 assists 1/14 at CHI …Scored 22 points (4-6 3FG) 1/23 at MIA … Totaled 24 points on 8-13 shooting (6-8 3FG) with 2 steals 1/26 at NYK …Scored 21 points 1/28 vs. IND … Had 19 points 2/19 vs. HOU … Notched 19 points (7-13 FG) with a block 2/23 vs. BKN … Totaled 19 points on 7-10 FG 2/26 at MEM … Hit all eight of his shots (three triples) en route to 22 points 2/28 vs. SAC … Finished with 21 points 3/3 at POR … Notched a career-high 42 points (11-18 FG; 14-14 FT) and four steals 3/9 vs. OKC … Scored 21 points with four steals 3/21 vs. WAS … Recorded 13 points with a career-high 6 steals 3/23 vs. ORL … Notched 22 points (9-10 FT) 3/30 vs. PHX … Scored 21 points 4/2 at SAC ... Scored 25 points on 10-of-17 shooting 4/4 vs. DAL … Notched 30 points (career-high 12 FGM) with 6 assists 4/8 vs. HOU … Totaled 20 points 4/13 vs. MEM … Tallied 23 points 4/14 at UTA … Scored 20+ points 19 times … Two 30+ point games … One 40+ point outing … 49 multiple three-point field goal games, including 13 games of four-plus 3FGM.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
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.

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 season-high 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.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
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 on 2/18/10. Signed by the Lakers as a free agent August 13, 2012 ... Signed with the Pistons as a free agent on July 14, 2014.

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… Hit 10 3-pointers in that game.

PERSONAL:
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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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 210 lbs./ 95.3 kg
Born: August 21, 1987
From: University of Kentucky
Draft: 2nd Round (41st pick) 2009 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2009
Years Pro: 5
Previous Teams:
  Detroit Pistons 2014 - 2014
  Los Angeles Lakers 2013 - 2014
  Philadelphia 76ers 2012 - 2012
  Los Angeles Lakers 2012 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Kentucky/USA

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