Willie Reed

#35C

Willie

Reed

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 10.5 68.8 100 62.9 5.3 3 0.2 0.4
CAREER STATS 12.8 58.5 40 56.7 5.1 3.9 0.3 0.6

HEIGHT

6 ft11 in

/ 2.11m

WEIGHT

245 lbs

/ 111.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700256 LAC ATL REED OOP Q1

Blake Griffin fires up a pass to Willie Reed at the rim for a quick alley-oop.

0021700245 LAC NYK willie reed and one 2q layup

Willie Reed displays the footwork and a few fakes to get his defender in the air to score, drawing the foul.

0021700200 PHI LAC RECAP

Joel Embiid leads all scoring with 32 points as the 76ers defeat the Clippers, 109-105.

0021700172 LAC OKC RECAP

Paul George carries the Thunder to a 120-111 win, scoring a season-high 42 points against the Clippers. Lou Williams scored a team-high 35 off the bench for Los Angeles.

20171105 top10 nba

Take a look at all the best NBA action from this Sunday on The Top 10.

 20171105 steal of the night reed

Willie Reed jumps out for the steal then gets to the corner for the exciting buzzer-beating three pointer.

0021700137 MIA LAC RECAP

Hassan Whiteside gets a double-double with 17 rebounds and 21 points to lead the Heat to a victory over the Clippers, 104-101.

0021700137 MIA LAC REED

Willie Reed gets the steal off the rebound then hoist up a 3-pointer to beat the buzzer.

0021700037 PHX LAC RECAP

Blake Griffin scores 29 points, grabs eight rebounds and hands out fours assists as the Clippers defeat the Suns, 130-88.

0021700016 LAC LAL REED ALLEY OOP Q4

Austin Rivers lobs one up to Willie Reed who throws down the alley-oop with two hands.

0011700038 LAC REED OOP Q1

Lou Williams throws it up to Willie Reed for the alley-oop slam.

20170412 dunks day

Check out all the high-flying, rim-rocking action from the last night of the regular season in the Association with The Dunks of the Day.

0021601205 cle mia reed oop 2nd

Rodney McGruder throws a nice alley-oop pass to Willie Reed, who slams it down with two hands.

0021601149 den mia reed dunk Q2

Goran Dragic pushes the fast break and finds Willie Reed for the strong two-handed finish.

0021600863 mia atl recap

Tyler Johnson scores 23 points, grabs five rebounds and dishes five assists to lead the Heat to victory over the Hawks, 108-90.

0021600787 vo mia reed buzzerbeater q1

Willie Reed pulls up for three and knocks it down to beat the buzzer at the end of the first.

0021600734 vo mia reed dunk q2

Willie Reed climbs over the defender for the put back slam.

0021600734 vo mia reed floater q2

Willie Reed gets the pass from Dion Waiters and knocks down the floater in the lane.

0021600700 MIA CHI recap

Goran Dragic records a double-double with 26 points and 11 assists as the Heat top the Bulls, 100-88.

0021600700 MIA CHI reed putback 4th

James Johnson misses the layup but Willie Reed is there for the putback slam.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Was not drafted by the NBA out of college in the 2011 NBA Draft…was drafted in the second round (30th overall) in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft by the Springfield Armor…signed as a free agent with the Sacramento Kings on Sept. 21, 2012…waived by the Kings on Oct. 26, 2012…signed as a free agent with the Memphis Grizzlies on Apr. 17, 2013…waived by the Grizzlies on Oct. 26, 2013…returned to the Springfield Armor on Nov. 1, 2013…signed as a free agent with the Sacramento Kings on Mar. 28, 2014…waived by Sacramento on June 29, 2014…signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on Sept. 25, 2014…waived by Brooklyn on Oct. 23, 2014…signed with Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Basketball Super League on Nov. 2, 2014…joined the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League on Nov. 21, 2014…traded to the Iowa Energy on Feb. 26, 2015 in exchange for Diante Garrett…signed with Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto (Dominican Republic) on Apr. 28, 2015…signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on July 9, 2015…signed as a free agent with the HEAT on July 13, 2016.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Has appeared in 39 NBA regular season games (two starts) during his one-year career and has averaged 4.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.77 blocks and 10.9 minutes while shooting 57.1 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent from the foul line…has missed 16 games due to injury, 18 games as a DNP-CD, nine games while on D-League assignments, seven games for personal reasons and five games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…has scored in double figures on six occasions…has eight multi-block games and one multi-steal game…has appeared in 145 NBA Development League regular season games (102 starts) and has averaged 15.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.78 blocks, 0.9 assists and 31.4 minutes…has scored in double figures 123 times in D-League play, including 35 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…his longest stretch of consecutive games scoring in double figures in D-League play is 29 (Feb. 8-Dec. 6, 2014) and his longest streak of consecutive games with at least 20 points is four (Mar. 12-20, 2015)…grabbed double-figure rebounds 73 times in D-League play and posted 69 double-doubles…grabbed at least 20 rebounds in a D-League game six times and posted five games with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds…his longest streak of consecutive double-figure rebound games and consecutive games with a double-double is 11 (Feb. 28-Mar. 23, 2014)…has started both NBA D-League postseason games in which he has appeared and has averaged 9.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.00 blocks and 25 minutes while shooting 64.3 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the line…scored in double figures once in D-League postseason play…has appeared in 10 Liga Nacional de Baloncesto games and averaged 13.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.00 blocks, 1.3 assists and 23.2 minutes while shooting 62.8 percent from the field and 53.8 percent from the line…has appeared in one Israeli Basketball Super League game and totaled three rebounds and one assist.

2015-16 SEASON:
Appeared in 39 games (two starts) with the Brooklyn Nets and averaged 4.7 points (.571 FG%, .545 FT%), 3.1 rebounds and 10.9 minutes…missed 16 games due to injury, 16 games as a DNP-CD, seven games for personal reasons and four games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…sat out the first 15 games of the season (Oct. 28-Nov. 25) due to a torn ligament in his right thumb…sat out one game (Mar. 15 vs. Philadelphia) with a sore left knee…scored in double figures on six occasions…made his NBA debut on Dec. 4 in Madison Square Garden vs. the Knicks and tallied eight points, four rebounds and one block in 10:44 of playing time…made his first career start on Mar. 5 at Minnesota and registered career highs in points (14), rebounds (8), blocks (4), assists (3) and minutes played (31:33)…Season Highs: 14 points (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), eight rebounds (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), four blocks (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), three assists (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), two steals (at Detroit, Jan. 9) and 31:33 minutes (at Minnesota, Mar. 5).

2014-15 SEASON:
Split the season between Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Basketball Super League, the Grand Rapids Drive and the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League and Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto…appeared in one game with Hapoel Eilat and totaled three rebounds and one assist in 12 minutes of action…appeared in 48 D-League games (39 starts) and averaged 16.4 points (.603 FG%, .568 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 1.92 blocks, 1.1 assists and 33.8 minutes…was named to the All NBA D-League First Team and the NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team…was also selected to the NBA D-League Futures All-Star Team…led the D-League in offensive and total rebounds and also ranked among the league leaders in defensive rebounds (2nd), rebounds per game (4th), blocked shots (5th) and field goals made (9th)…scored in double figures 42 times, including 15 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds 38 times, including three games with at least 20 boards…amassed 35 double-doubles, including two 20-point, 20-rebound games…appeared in 31 games (22 starts) with the Grand Rapids Drive and averaged 14.6 points (.617 FG%, .558 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 2.06 blocks, 1.0 assists and 31.4 minutes…started all 17 games in which he appeared for the Iowa Energy and averaged 19.8 points (.585 FG%, .582 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 1.65 blocks, 1.4 assists and 38.1 minutes…saw action in 10 games with Metros de Santiago and averaged 13.2 points (.628 FG%, .538 FT%), 7.2 rebounds, 2.00 blocks, 1.3 assists and 23.2 minutes.

2013-14 SEASON:
Split the season between the Sacramento Kings of the NBA and the Springfield Armor and Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League…did not appear in a game with the Kings…did not miss any games due to injury, but missed two games as a DNP-CD (Apr. 16 vs. Phoenix and Apr. 9 at Portland) and nine games while on D-League assignments…appeared in 49 D-League games (33 starts) with Springfield and Reno and averaged 14.7 points (.595 FG%, .640 FT%), 9.9 rebounds, 1.65 blocks, 1.0 assists and 31.1 minutes… earned All D-League Honorable Mention honors and was named to the All-Defensive Second Team…ranked among the D-League leaders in offensive rebounds (3rd), blocks (3rd) and field goal percentage (10th)…scored in double figures 42 times, including 11 games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds on 23 occasions, including a pair of games with at least 20 rebounds…recorded a pair of 20-point, 20-rebound games…amassed 22 double-doubles…scored 20 points and grabbed a D-League career-high 24 rebounds vs. Erie on Mar. 17…appeared in 44 games (33 starts) with Springfield and averaged 14.8 points (.590 FG%, .612 FT%), 10.1 rebounds, 1.57 blocks and 31.8 minutes…came off the bench in all five games in which he appeared for Reno and averaged 13.6 points (.649 FG%, .800 FT%), 7.6 rebounds, 2.40 blocks, 1.2 assists and 25 minutes…started both postseason games for Reno and averaged 9.5 points (.643 FG%, .500 FT%), 8.5 rebounds, 2.00 blocks and 25 minutes.

2012-13 SEASON:
Spent time with the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League…did not appear in a game with the Grizzlies and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list for the lone game (Apr. 17 vs. Utah) that he was on the roster…appeared in 48 games (30 starts) with the Armor and averaged 14.8 points (.557 FG%, .505 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 1.77 blocks and 29.3 minutes…earned All D-League Honorable Mention honors…was named the D-League Performer of the Week for the week of Mar. 11…ranked fifth in the D-League in total blocks…scored in double figures 39 times, including nine games with at least 20 points… grabbed double-figure rebounds on 12 occasions, including one 20-rebound performance and posted 12 double-doubles…tallied 21 points and a D-League season-best 20 rebounds vs. Fort Wayne on Mar. 17.

College History

Played two seasons at Saint Louis University before becoming an early entry candidate for the 2011 NBA Draft…appeared in 67 games (54 starts) for the Billikens and averaged 10.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.69 blocks and 24.7 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the foul line…finished his career second on the school’s all-time field goal percentage list and tied for third in blocks…earned Atlantic-10 All-Conference honorable mention honors as a sophomore in 2009-10 after averaging 12.4 points (.587 FG%, .474 FT%), 7.9 rebounds, 2.09 blocks and 27.5 minutes in 35 games (32 starts) …topped the Atlantic-10 and ranked fourth in the NCAA in field goal percentage in 2009-10…also ranked among the Atlantic-10 leaders in blocks (2nd) and rebounds (5th)…led the Billikens in both rebounds and blocks and finished second on the team in points, field goals made and free throws made…set the school single-season record for blocks with 73…his 278 rebounds in 2009-10 were the most by a sophomore at SLU since Cal Burnett had 416 during the 1956-57 season…appeared in 32 games (22 starts) as a freshman in 2008-09 and averaged 7.7 points (.551 FG%, .546 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 1.25 blocks and 21.7 minutes…was named the Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Week on Jan. 5, 2009…led the team in blocks as a freshman and was tied for second in rebounds.

Full name is Willie Lamont Reed, Jr…his nickname is “Showtime”…is the son of Willie Reed Sr. and Cortasha Adams…has a younger brother (Jaden Reed) and a younger sister (LaToya Reed)…married his wife, Jasmine Reed, in the summer of 2015…has two sons (Nathaniel and Nicholas)…chose to major in media and broadcast journalism at St. Louis because when he’s done playing he would like to stay involved in the game either as a broadcaster or in a player development/coaching role…is in the process of starting his own charitable foundation…donated school supplies to 400 students at the Brookside Charter School in Kansas City in August 2016…also had a school supplies giveaway to over 100 kids in South Miami on Aug. 14, 2016…his most prized possession is the jersey from his first NBA game…is a big fan of his hometown Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs…threw out the first pitch prior to the Chicago White Sox-Kansas City Royals game at Kauffman Stadium on Sept. 4, 2015…considered Michael Jordan his favorite player growing up but now enjoys watching film of Oscar Robertson and Hakeem Olajuwon…in his free time he enjoys writing poetry and playing video games…lists ice skating as one of his hidden talents…is learning how to play golf…wears size 16 sneakers.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2017 21GP 219MIN 44FGM 64FGA 68.8FG% 13PM 13PA 1003P% 22FTM 35FTA 62.9FT% 18OREB 45DREB 63REB 5AST 9TOV 4STL 8BLK 35PF 0DD2 0TD3 111PTS -27+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017LAC210219111446468.811100223562.9184563548935-27
2016MIA715103037416228556.81425498855.71292033322618473113735
2015BKN3924251827613357.1000305554.54973122106301647-80

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