Appeared in 56 games on the year for the Chicago Bulls, made 35 starts and averaged 9.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.16 spg and 25.2 mpg
scored 12 points, had 6 rebounds, 4 assists and a season-high 4 steals against Atlanta (10/31)
scored 23 points (10-16 FG) and grabbed 7 rebounds at Phoenix (11/18)
dished out a season-high 8 assists at Sacramento (11/23)
made 13-of-17 FG and finished with 29 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists against Orlando (12/16)
scored 12 points and had 8 rebounds at Detroit (12/17)
finished with 21 points and 5 boards at Cleveland (12/26)
tallied 15 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals at Minnesota (12/30)
scored 16 points, had 6 boards and 4 assists versus Portland (01/09)
played a season-high 47 minutes and notched his 29th career double-double with 11 points and 11 boards and tied his career high with 10 defensive rebounds against Golden State (02/28)
missed a total of 26 games due to injury, including two stints on the Injured List: right Achilles strain (01/25-2/25) and migraine headaches (04/07-04/14).
Finished his 13th NBA season by appearing in all 82 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves
averaged 8.7 ppg and 3.0 rpg while shooting .422 from the floor
started 34 times (Wolves were 22-12) and averaged 10.0 ppg and 3.5 rpg in 29.8 mpg, shooting .401 from the field
reached double figures in scoring on 34 occasions
scored a season-high 22 points vs. Washington (11/05)
hauled down a season-high eight rebounds three times
grabbed a season-high four steals vs. New Orleans (02/14)
led Minnesota in scoring three times, including a 19-point performance at Washington (01/25)
logged a season-high 44 minutes vs. Memphis (11/19)
sank his 300th career three-pointer vs. the Lakers (03/14)
tallied the 12,000th point of his NBA career vs. Seattle (01/22) and his 400th blocked shot vs. Washington (11/05)
2003 Playoffs: came off the bench in game five vs. the Lakers (04/29) and tallied 10 points, five assists and three rebounds in 24 minutes
also scored 10 points with four rebounds in 30 minutes off the bench in game six vs. the Lakers (05/01)
in six games, averaged 5.2 ppg, 2.2 rpg and 1.2 apg and shot .370 from the field in 19.7 mpg.
Averaged 5.7 ppg (.384 FG%, .677 FT%), 2.8 rpg, 1.5 apg and 21.7 mpg in 65 contests (started 49) for the Miami Heat ... Missed 16 games while on the Injured List with a fractured left pinky (Nov. 8-Dec. 12)...His lone DNP-CD was on 3/25/02 vs. Boston...Ranked fifth on the Heat in steals (44), steals per game (0.68 spg) and starts (49)...Scored in double figures 12 times (all as a starter)...Appeared in his 800th career game on 3/22/02 at Indiana ...Grabbed his 3,500th career rebound on 4/5/02 vs. Milwaukee...Topped the Heat in steals on 12 occasions and in assists four times...Started 33 consecutive games from Jan. 16-March 23, with the Heat going 22-11 in those contests...Posted a season-high 13 points on three occasions and grabbed a season-best eight rebounds vs. Seattle on 11/6/01.
Appeared in 31 games and made 26 starts for the New Jersey Nets... Averaged 9.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 28.8 minutes per game...Was one of only six players on the Nets to average better than 28 minutes per game...One of only eight players on the team to make more than 25 starts ... Had a team-high 1.52 steals per game...Shot .722 from the free throw line (65-90) for the season...Had his best month in November, when he played 13 games and averaged 12.5 points, 1.8 steals, 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 31.5 minutes per game...Scored a season-high 22 points in a win vs. Seattle on 11/11/00...Scored in double-figures on 12 occasions.
Notched 15 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists in a 111-109 2OT loss at Atlanta on 4/18 ... Logged 24 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists in a 111-108 loss to Cleveland on 4/19 ... Scored 24 points in a 100-93 win at Toronto on 3/21 ... Tallied 23 points and 9 rebounds in a 104-93 win over Charlotte on 2/26 ... Netted 25 points in a 110-90 win over Golden State on 2/6 ... Logged 23 points and 7 rebounds in a 98-95 loss in New Jersey on 1/21 ... Posted 18 points and 7 assists in a 110-105 win over the L.A. Clippers on 1/13 ... Totaled 23 points and 7 rebounds in an 89-83 win over New York on 12/28 ... Notched 19 points and 4 steals in a 108-104 loss in Washington on 12/16 ... Tallied 16 points and 6 rebounds in a 111-101 win over Cleveland on 12/15 ... Registered his 10,000th career point against Seattle on 11/15, when he totaled 15 points and 7 steals in a 100-92 loss ... Scored 19 points (8-13 FG) in a 112-87 victory over Washington on 11/7
Posted 19 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals in a 115-107 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on 5/5 ... Totaled 18 points, 8 assists, 5 steals and 4 rebounds in a 113-102 victory over the Washington Wizards on 5/3 ... Recorded a team-high 22 points (9-15 FG), 5 steals and 4 rebounds against the Detroit Pistons on 4/28 ... Registered 21 points (9-13 FG) and 6 rebounds in a 120-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on 4/25 ... Recorded 18 points (8-14 FG, 2-2 FT), 7 rebounds and 5 steals against the Denver Nuggets on 4/14 ... Totaled 19 points (8-15 FG, 3-4 FT), 7 steals, 5 assists and 4 rebounds in a 91-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on 4/4 ... Matched the NBA single-game record with 11 steals and notched a triple-double, with 15 points and 10 rebounds, in an 88-77 win over the Miami Heat on 4/3 ... Posted game-highs of 25 points and 5 steals, and added 3 assists, against the Indiana Pacers on 3/10 ... Registered a game-high 23 points (9-16 FG, 5-6 FT), 6 assists and 5 rebounds in a 99-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on 3/1 ... Recorded team-highs of 24 points (10-17 FG, 4-4 FT) and 6 steals, and grabbed 4 rebounds, against the Houston Rockets on 2/18 ... Notched his 1,000th career steal, totaling 15 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists, in a 79-69 win over the Atlanta Hawks on 2/7
Totaled a game-high 27 points (9-12 FG, 9-9 FT), 5 rebounds and 5 steals in a 114-101 win over the Detroit Pistons on 4/19 ... Recorded 23 points, 6 steals and 3 rebounds against the Toronto Raptors on 4/14 ... Posted 15 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals against the Miami Heat on 3/1 ... Scored 17 points, adding 6 steals and 5 assists, in a 103-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on 2/16 ... Registered 17 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists in a 117-112 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on 1/21 ... Totaled 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals against the Minnesota Timberwolves on 1/10 ... Recorded a team-high 21 points (8-13 FG), 6 rebounds and 3 steals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on 1/3 ... Posted 25 points, 7 rebounds and 6 steals in a 112-104 double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks on 12/27 ... Registered a team-high 22 points and 8 rebounds in a 105-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on 12/17 ... Totaled a game-high 24 points, 4 steals, 4 assists and 3 rebounds in a 107-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on 12/5 ... Recorded a season-high 26 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in an 87-73 victory over the Sacramento Kings on 11/30 ... Posted 16 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals in a 101-87 win over the Golden State Warriors on 11/25 ... Blocked a career-high 6 shots, adding 19 points and 4 rebounds, in a 99-87 victory over the Miami Heat on 11/7 ... Registered 20 points and 8 rebounds in a 97-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on 10/31
With several shooting guards and a paucity of small forwards, Gill was tabbed to swing up to the front line. He responded with the best year of his pro caree ... He ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring with a career-high 21.8 ppg, tops on the Nets ... He averaged 1.88 steals per game to rank 13th in the NBA, just behind teammate Kerry Kittles' 1.91 spg ... He also averaged a career-high 6.9 rpg and 4.0 apg ... His total of 1,789 points scored was second-most in franchise history, behind Bernard King's 1,909 in 1977-78, and his scoring average was the team's best since John Williamson's 22.2 ppg in 1978-79 ... He became only the second Net to finish in the NBA's top 10 in scoring, joining King, who was ninth in 1977-78 at 24.2 ppg ... Gill played in all 82 games, all but one as a starter ... He logged 3,199 minutes, the most by a Net since the franchise joined the NBA in 1976-77 ... His 39.0 mpg tied for 12th in the NBA ... He scored in double figures in all 82 games, joining Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone and Chris Mullin as the only players in the NBA to achieve this feat in the 1990s ... He led the team in scoring in 38 games, getting 20 or more 52 times and 30 or more 12 times, including a career-high 41 points in a 114-111 loss to Orlando on Jan. 13 ... He also matched his career-high with 13 rebounds in a 98-96 overtime loss at Toronto on Dec. 26.
After being acquired from Charlotte on Jan. 19 in the Kenny Anderson deal, Gill played less than a month for New Jersey before suffering a fracture of the left index metacarpal in a game on Feb. 14 against Indiana ... He underwent surgery two days later and missed the final 33 games of the season ... Though his time in a Nets uniform was brief, Gill showed what he could do in his 11 games for New Jersey, and why the Nets were counting on him to be a big part of their future ... He averaged 17.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.0 steals in 38.0 minutes per game for the Nets, including a season-high 30 points against his former Charlotte teammates on Jan. 26 and a season-high six assists against his former Seattle teammates on Jan. 30 ... He was just settling into his niche in the New Jersey backcourt when injury struck and knocked him out for the remainder of the campaign ... For the season Gill appeared in a total of 47 games and averaged 14.0 points, 4.9 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.36 steals in 35.8 minutes per game.
Gill's 1994-95 season was a troubled one. The Seattle SuperSonics' starting off guard for much of the campaign, he averaged 13.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.6 steals ... His scoring average ranked fourth on the team and his steals rate was 18th in the league, making him one of three Seattle guards who placed in the top 20 in that category ... A starter on a squad that featured three All-Stars-Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, and Detlef Schrempf-Gill rarely had offensive plays called for him yet contributed with defense, quickness, and outside shooting ... At midseason, however, Gill had a dispute with Head Coach George Karl about playing time, then missed five games from April 4 to April 13 with clinical depression ... He received treatment and returned, but in the latter part of the season he came off the bench behind Nate McMillan ... Gill's 17 points off the bench sparked Seattle to a Game 1 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs, but he was little used in the next three games ... He averaged 18.0 minutes per contest for the series, which Seattle lost in four games.
Anxious to emerge from the shadows of Larry Johnson and Alonzo Mourning, Gill lobbied the Hornets for a trade. Charlotte obliged him on September 1 by sending him to the Seattle SuperSonics for Eddie Johnson, Dana Barros, and the option to switch 1994 first-round draft choices ... In Seattle, however, Gill joined a deep and talented team that already included standout guards Gary Payton, Ricky Pierce, and Nate McMillan as well as All-Star forwards Shawn Kemp and Detlef Schrempf ... Gill found himself in the shadows once again, but this time it was with the league's best team. Gill ranked fifth on the team in scoring (14.1 ppg) and fourth in minutes played (30.8 per game), the lowest numbers since his rookie season ... Despite his reduced role, Gill fit right into the SuperSonics' pressure defense ... He collected 151 steals for the season, only 3 less than his career high when he played nearly 500 more minutes ... Seattle missed the league's all-time record for steals in a single campaign by 6, amassing 1,053. The Sonics won 63 games in the regular season but lost to the upstart Denver Nuggets in the opening round of the playoffs in five games ... Gill scored 13.4 points per contest in the postseason.
Although hampered by injuries in his third NBA season, Gill was part of one of the NBA's most potent three-pronged attacks ... At 24 years old, he was the elder statesman in a talented trio that included Larry Johnson and Alonzo Mourning ... Gill's average of 16.9 points per game ranked third on the team behind Johnson's 22.1 and Mourning's 21.0 ... The dynamic trio led the Hornets to their first-ever playoff appearance, in which Charlotte upset the Boston Celtics in the first round before losing to the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals ... Despite missing 13 games with recurring ankle problems, Gill scored 20 or more points 20 times during the season ... He had his best game on February 14 against the Detroit Pistons, totaling 27 points and 10 rebounds ... The third-year guard contributed 17.3 points and 5.1 rebounds per game in nine playoff appearances.
Gill led the Hornets and ranked 18th in the league in scoring (20.5 ppg) in only his second year in the NBA... A multifaceted player because of his size and quickness, he finished second on the club in assists (4.2 apg) and fourth in rebounding (5.1 rpg)...He led the Hornets in scoring 32 times during the season, including a then career-high 32 points on April 1 against the Bulls in his hometown of Chicago...Gill ranked 13th in the NBA with 1.95 steals per game. He also blocked 46 shots for the season, third most on the team. The talented guard pulled down a season-high 13 rebounds on December 20 against the Houston Rockets and set a franchise record with 7 steals on two occasions, the second time on March 23 against the Nets at New Jersey.
The Charlotte Hornets nabbed Kendall Gill with the fifth overall pick in the 1990 NBA Draft, hoping he could duplicate his exploits from a fine collegiate career at the University of Illinois...Gill made an instant impact with the Hornets as the only Charlotte player to appear in all 82 games...He averaged 11.0 points, earning a berth on the NBA All-Rookie First Team and establishing Hornets rookie records for both steals (104) and assists (303). He participated in the Slam-Dunk Championship during the 1991 NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte and finished eighth.
An honor student in high school, Gill was awarded many additional honors for his basketball prowess at the University of Illinois
as a senior in 1989-90 he led the Big Ten Conference in scoring
named to the All-Big Ten First Team and the United Press International All-America First Team, and was a finalist for the John Wooden Award ... led the Illini to the NCAA Final Four as a junior in 1989, teaming with future NBA players Nick Anderson and Marcus Liberty ... as a senior, led the Big Ten Conference in scoring with 20.0 points per game, becoming the first Illinois player to accomplish the feat since 1943
finished his career at Illinois seventh on the schools all-time scoring list.