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Kyle Korver

26 | Guard-Forward

Hawks

Biography

Background

HOW KYLE BECAME A HAWK: Acquired by the Hawks from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for cash considerations on July 16, 2012 ... Originally selected by the Nets in the second round (51st pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft ... Traded to the Philadelphia 76ers on draft night (6/26/03) in exchange for cash considerations ... Re-signed with Philly on August 2, 2005 ... Traded by the 76ers to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Gordan Giricek and a first-round pick on December 29, 2007 ... Signed as a free agent by the Bulls on July 13, 2010.

LAST SEASON (2011-12): Appeared in 65 games (seven starts) with the Bulls, and averaged 8.1 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 1.7 apg in 22.6 mpg (.432 FGs, .435 3FGs (10th in the NBA), .833 FTs) ... Scored in double figures 23 times, including two games with 20-or-more points ... Ranked 10th in the NBA with 118 3FGM ... Scored a team-high 20 pts (4-6 3FG) @Ind (4/25) ... Scored 17 pts (5-6 3FGs) in 19 mins v/MIA (4/12) ... Posted season-highs with 26 pts (6-11 3FGs), 7 rebs and 6 assts v/Utah (3/10) ... scored 18 pts (4-5 3FG) in 21 mins v/SAC (2/14) ... SEASON HIGHS: 26 pts v/Utah (3/10), 8 rebs v/Atl (1/3), 6 assts (2x), 3 stls (2x), 3 blks v/NY (4/10), 10 FGM v/Utah (3/10), 6 FTM v/Mia (3/14), 6 3FGM v/Utah (3/10), 45 mins @Wash (1/30).

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Has appeared in 664 career games (110 starts) in nine seasons with Philadelphia, Utah and Chicago, and holds career averages of 9.5 ppg, 2.8 rpg and 1.6 apg in 24.2 mpg (.431 FG%, .413 3FG%, .877 FT%) ... Ranks tied for 8th among active players in 3FG% (.413), 21st with 1,134 3FGM and 30th with 2,743 3FGA ... His career three-point percentage currently ranks t14th in league history ... In 2009-10, led the NBA in three-point shooting at .536 (59-110 3FGM), establishing the NBA single season three-point shooting record ... Led the NBA in free throw percentage and ranked ninth in three-point percentage in 2006-07 ... Made a career-high and an NBA season-high 47 consecutive free throws during the 2006-07 season (2/14-3/24) ... Has missed 42 career games due to injury, with 26 of them coming in 2009-10 ... CAREER HIGHS: 31 pts (2x), 11 rebs (2x), 9 assts (2x), 6 stls v/Clev (3/4/05), 4 blks @Wash (2/1/08), 11 FGM (2x), 7 3FGM v/Ind (11/12/04), 10 FTM v/Chi (2/25/06), 48 mins (2x) ... 2010-11: For the third time in his career, appeared in 82 games (all off of the bench), and averaged 8.3 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 1.5 apg in 20.1 mpg (.434 FGs, .415 3FGs, .885 FTs) ... Was 17th in the NBA from long range ... Scored in double-figures 28 times, including two games with 20-or-more ... 2009-10 (with Utah): Appeared in 52 games, and averaged 7.2 ppg and 2.1 rpg ... Led the NBA in three-point shooting at .536 (59-110 3FGM), setting the NBA single season three-point shooting record ... 2008-09: Appeared in 78 games (two starts), and averaged 9.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 1.8 apg (.438 FG%, .386 3FG%, .882 FT%) ... Made a team-high 103 3FGs, hitting 100-plus three-pointers for the fifth time in his career ... 2007-08 (with Philadelphia and Utah): Posted 9.9 ppg, 2.3 rpg and 1.3 apg in 75 games (all as a reserve) with the 76ers and Jazz ... Hit double-figures 29 times, reaching 20-plus points twice with Utah ... In 50 regular season games with Utah, the Jazz went 38-12 record (was 16-16 prior to his arrival) ... 2006-07 (with Philadelphia): Appeared in 74 games (one start), and averaged a career-high 14.4 ppg, while posting career highs in every shooting category (.440 FGs, .430 3FGs, .914 FTs) ... Also averaged 3.5 rpg and 1.6 apg in 30.9 mpg ... Led the NBA in free throw percentage and ranked ninth in three-point percentage ... 2005-06: In 82 games (43 starts), tallied 11.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 2.0 apg in 31.3 mpg ... Shot .430 (327-761) from the field and .849 (101-119) from the free-throw line ... Finished the season ranked fifth in the league in three-point field goals made and 11th in three-point shooting percentage ... 2004-05: Appeared in all 82 games (57 starts), and averaged 11.5 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 2.2 apg ... Set the Sixers single-season record for 3FGM (226) and 3FGA (558) ... Led the league in 3FGM, and ranked among league leaders in 3FGA (third, 558) and 3FG% (18th, .405) ... 2003-04: Averaged 4.5 ppg and 1.5 rpg in 74 games (.352 FG%, .391 3FG%, .792 FT%) his rookie year ... Ranked 22nd overall, and second among NBA rookies, in three-point percentage.

PLAYOFF HISTORY: Has played in 54 playoff contests (seven starts) with Philadelphia, Utah and Chicago, and averaged 7.1 ppg, 1.7 rpg and 1.2 apg (.412 FG%, .381 3FG%, .885 FT%) in 20.7 mpg ... Participated in five playoff games with the 76ers, 27 with the Jazz and 22 with the Bulls ... In the 2012 postseason against Philly, put up 3.8 ppg, 1.7 rpg and 1.5 apg (.409 FG%, .308 3FG%, .500 FT%) ... During Chicago’s 2011 playoff run, came off the bench in all 16 contests, averaging 6.6 ppg, 1.2 rpg and 1.1 apg (.388 FG%, .423 3FG%, 7-7 FTs) ... PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS: 23 pts v/LAL (5/8/10), 7 rebs @Det (4/26/05), 6 assts v/Den (4/23/10), 3 stls @Det (4/26/05), 2 blks (2x), 9 FGM v/LAL (5/8/10), 5 3FGM v/LAL (5/8/10), 6 FTM @LAL (5/4/08), 38 mins @Det (4-26-05).

COLLEGIATE CAREER: Averaged 14.1 ppg and 5.2 rpg, while hitting .453 from the three-point line in four years at Creighton (1999-03) ... Appeared in 128 games ... Was named Second Team All-America by Associated Press following his senior season, and received Honorable Mention All-America honors from the AP as a junior ... Finished his career as the school and Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) leader with 371 three-pointers, which was tied for sixth in NCAA history at the time ... Wrapped up his collegiate career ranked 14th in NCAA history in three-point field goal percentage (.453) and ninth in free throw percentage (.891) ... Ranked fifth all-time at Creighton in scoring (1,801) and first in three-point field goals made, three-point field goals attempted, three-point field goal percentage and free throw percentage; eighth in assists; ninth in blocks and fourth in steals ... Became the first player in school-history to appear in four consecutive NCAA Tournaments ... Became one of six players to repeat as MVC Player of the Year (joining Larry Bird, Hersey Hawkins, Xavier McDaniel, Lewis Lloyd and Junior Bridgeman).

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