2013-2014 SEASON: Scored in double-figures four times during the postseason ... Saw a playoff career-best 28 minutes @Ind (5/3), finishing with 15 points and postseason career-high tying three rebounds ... Set playoff career-highs with 17 points, six FGM and five 3FGM while tying playoff career-bests in rebounds (three) and assists (one) @Ind (4/28) ... Scored in double-figures 40 times (five 20-point games, including one 30-point night) and had one double-double during the regular season ... Averaged 14.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 32.5 minutes (.434 FG%, .280 3FG%, .556 FT%) in six starting assignments ... Led the team in scoring nine times, rebounding twice and assists once ... Team leader in games played, while ranking fourth in FGM and sixth in points per game ... Scored in double-figures in 13 consecutive games (1/8-2/5), the longest streak of his career
HOW MIKE BECAME A HAWK: Selected by the Hawks in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft ... Signed to a contract on September 6, 2012.
2012 SUMMER LEAGUE: Averaged 10.0 ppg and 6.8 rpg in 27.3 mpg (.362 FG%, .696 FT%), starting all five contests for the Hawks at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
COLLEGIATE CAREER: A five-year player at Virginia, he earned First Team All-ACC honors as a senior, when he averaged 18.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg and 1.2 apg (.563 FG%, .808 FT%)... Hit double-figures in 29 of 32 games... Led the team in scoring and rebounding... Finished third in school history in rebounds (944) and double-doubles (34), while ranking 16th in points (1,538)... Also led the Cavs in scoring (15.9 ppg) and rebounding (10.2 rpg) as a junior, but played in just 10 games due to injury, and received a medical redshirt for the season... In his true junior campaign (2009-10), put in 12.0 ppg and 7.2 rpg... Led the team in rebounding as a sophomore (7.4 rpg) in 2008-09, also scoring 10.3 ppg... As a freshman in 2007-08, tallied 5.7 ppg and 5.3 rpg in 18.1 mpg (.441 FG%, .703 FT%).
PERSONAL: Born in Chesapeake, VA ... Graduated from University of Virginia with a degree in Anthropology ... Has two brothers – Antonn Scott and Derrick Mackall ... Attended Deep Creek HS, then prepped at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, VA, where he was a teammate of former Hawk and current Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Crawford ... Enjoys playing ping pong and video games (Xbox) ... Greatest personal achievement was earning first team All-ACC honors ...Most embarrassing moment was in eighth grade when he scored in the wrong basket ... Would like to meet President Obama, and if he could be anyone for a day, would be Mike Tyson ... Favorite TV shows are “Martin” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” ... Top actors/actresses are Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry and Rosario Dawson ... Enjoys listening to Jay-Z, Drake and Kanye West ... If he wasn’t playing in the NBA, he’d own a barbershop ... Favorite teams outside the NBA are Manchester United and the Washington Redskins ... On twitter @mikescott