Khem Birch

#24C

Khem

Birch

HEIGHT

6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m

WEIGHT

220 lbs

/ 99.8kg

LATEST VIDEOS

1521800060 UTA ORL SL RECAP

Diamond Stone dominated the court with 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Utah Jazz defeated the Orlando Magic 75-70 in Summer League action.

1521800060 - Khem Birch - Orlando Magic - Utah Jazz - Alley-oop - 1Q

0021701222 - Khem Birch - Orlando Magic - Washington Wizards - Block - 2Q

0021701200 ORL TOR RECAP

OG Anunoby puts up a career-high 21 points to go along with 8 rebounds as the Raptors win 112-101 over the Magic. Aaron Gordon scored 16 points for Orlando in the loss.

0021701182 CHA ORL RECAP

Malik Monk scores 26 points and Frank Kaminsky adds 21 as the Hornets defeat the Magic 137-100.

0021701170 DAL ORL RECAP

Aaron Gordon puts up 20 points while Jamel Artis scores 18 off the bench as the Magic get a win over the Mavericks 105-100. Kyle Collinsworth had 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists off the bench for Dallas in the loss.

0021701170 DAL ORL BIRCH OOP Q4 WSC

Shelvin Mack flips a pass overhead to Khem Birch who throws down the alley-oop.

0021701029 bos orl birch dunk q2

D.J. Augustin dimes the no-look bounce pass to Khem Birch as he goes up for the dunk.

0021700827 mil orl Khem Birch Alley-oop Q4

Shelvin Mack Curls off the screen and lobs the ball up to Khem Birch for the Alley-oop.

20180208 TOP 10

Buckle up for Thursday's top ten NBA plays.

20180208 Block of The Night

Khem Birch comes over from the weak side and emphatically swats Ersan Ilyasova's layup attempt back out of bounds.

0021700811 ATL ORL birch block2 q2 wsc

Khem Birch is having a blast at the block party in Orlando!

0021700811 ATL ORL BIRCH BLOCK Q2

Khem Birch gets in on the block party down in Orlando.

0021700797 CLE ORL RECAP

Jonathon Simmons leads all scoring with 34 points to lead the Magic to a win over the Cavaliers. 116-98.

0021700683 ORL BOS Birch Block Q4

Kyrie Irving drives to the rim for a layup but Khem Birch is there for the rejection.

0021700649 MIN ORL RECAP

Evan Fournier sets a new career-high with 32 points and the Magic upset the Timberwolves 108-102. Jimmy Butler scored 28 points for Minnesota in the loss.

0021700649 MIN ORL BIRCH SLAM Q4 WSC

D. J. Augustin drives and dishes in traffic to Khem Birch who throw down a dunk.

0021700649 MIN ORL BIRCH BLOCK Q2 WSC

Karl-Anthony Towns goes up for the hook shot in the post but gets it blasted into the first row by Khem Birch.

0021700649 MIN ORL BIRCH PUTBACK Q2 WSC

Khem Birch continues to play above the rim by throwing down this putback dunk.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2017-18 SEASON: Played in 42 games during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 4.2 ppg. and 4.3 rpg. in 13.8 minpg.…Ranked among all NBA rookies in rebounding (T-11th)…Led (or tied) the team in rebounding six times…Scored in double figures eight times, including a career-high 13 points on Apr. 11 vs. Washington…Pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds on Apr. 8 @ Toronto…Recorded three double-doubles…Recorded at least one blocked shot 12 times and two-or-more blocks six times, including a career-high four blocks on Jan. 16 vs. Minnesota…Recorded at least one steal 11 times and two-or-more steals three times, including a career-high three steals on Jan. 27 @ Indiana...Made his NBA debut on Oct. 21 @ Cleveland, tallying two points, two rebounds and one assist in five minutes…Scored his first NBA points on a dunk with 3:25 left in the fourth quarter…Had nine DNP-CDs and was on the Inactive List 31 times…Also played in 21 games with Lakeland of the NBA G League, averaging 14.0 ppg., 9.5 rpg., 2.7 apg., 2.48 blkpg. and 1.19 stlpg. in 31.9 minpg….Named to the Midseason All-G League Team for the Eastern Conference.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Was not drafted by an NBA franchise…Signed as a free agent by Miami (Sep. 14, 2014)…Waived by Miami (Oct. 25, 2014)…Played with Sioux City of the NBA G League (2014-15)…Played in Turkey (2015-16)…Played in Greece (2016-17)…Signed as a free agent by Orlando (Jul. 27, 2017)…Played with Lakeland of the NBA G League (2017-18).

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: 2016-17: Played in Greece with Olympiacos…During EuroLeague play, appeared in 37 games (21 starts), averaging 7.3 ppg., 5.6 rpg. and 1.0 blkpg. in 18.0 minpg., while shooting 62.4 percent from the field…In 33 games during Greek Basket League play, averaged 5.7 ppg. and 5.0 rpg. in 15.7 minpg….2015-16: Played in Turkey with Usak Sportif…In 32 games, averaged 10.5 ppg., 9.1 rpg. and 1.3 blkpg. in 27.0 minpg.

College History

Played in 69 career games (53 starts) during three seasons at both the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, averaging 8.9 ppg., 7.8 rpg. and 3.06 blkpg. in 25.4 minpg…Named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year in both 2012-13 and 2013-14…Was also named Second Team All-Mountain West Conference in 2013-14…As a junior (2013-14), played in 33 games (32 starts) with the Rebels, averaging 11.5 ppg., 10.2 rpg., 1.2 apg. and 3.76 blkpg. in 31.4 minpg., while shooting .510 (125-245) from the floor…Led the team in rebounding and blocked shots…Ranked second in the Mountain West Conference in blocked shots and third in rebounding…During his sophomore campaign (2012-13), played in 26 games (15 starts) with UNLV, averaging 7.2 ppg., 5.7 rpg. and 2.62 blkpg. in 21.8 minpg., while shooting .563 (67-119) from the field….During his freshman season (2011-12) at Pittsburgh, played in ten outings (six starts), averaging 4.4 ppg., 5.0 rpg. in 15.0 minpg….Transferred to UNLV following his only season with the Panthers.

ONE-ON-ONE:

Full name is Khem Xavier Birch…Native of Montreal, Quebec, Canada…Has four brothers…A member of the Canadian Men’s National Team…Also played with Canada’s U-18 National Team, where he captured a bronze medal at the 2010 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship…Named a McDonald’s All-American in 2011…Spent the 2014-15 campaign with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League, averaging 11.1 ppg., 9.5 rpg., 1.2 apg., and 1.8 blkpg. in 52 contests…Named to the Futures All-Star Team in 2015.…You can follow him on Twitter: @Khem_Birch.


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