Kosta Koufos

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Kosta

Koufos

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 19.4 58.3 0 55.3 6.2 5.5 0.5 0.6
CAREER STATS 16.1 53.3 0 60 5.6 4.8 0.4 0.8

HEIGHT

7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m

WEIGHT

265 lbs

/ 120.2kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021600644 sac mem recap

In the battle of two of the best bigs in the NBA, Marc Gasol gets the best of the Kings, scoring 28 points with nine boards as the Grizzlies win, 107-91.

0021600635 ind sac recap

Paul George scores 24 points, Jeff Teague adds 22 points with 11 assists as Indiana wins 106-100.

20170110 DET SAC recap go90

Behind 24 points and 13 rebounds from DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings earn a victory over the Pistons, 100-94.

0021600579 det sac recap

DeMarcus Cousins finishes with 24 points and 13 rebounds in the Kings win over the Pistons.

0021600579_VO_SAC_KOUFOS_BLOCK_Q4

Kosta Koufos races back to the hoop and denies Aron Baynes' dunk attempt.

0021600551 lac sac recap

DeAndre Jordan scores 20 points off six dunks and snags nine boards in the Clippers win over the Kings, 106-98.

0021600535 mia sac recap

Tyler Johnson scores 23 points, Goran Dragic adds 19 as the Heat hold off the Kings' late rally and win it 107-102.

20170103 SAC DEN recap go90

DeMarcus Cousins scores 31 points and Darren Collison adds 26 points to lead the Kings to victory over the Nuggets, 120-113.

0021600526 sac den recap

DeMarcus Cousins records 31 points and six assists, Darren Collison adds 26 points and seven assists as the Kings defeat the Nuggets.

0021600484 sac por recap

C.J. McCollum leads a balanced attack with 20 points and seven assists to top the Kings 102-89.

0021600484 sac por kosta koufos steal 1st qtr

Kosta Koufos plays the passing lanes and comes up with the steal.

0021600428 por sac recap

DeMarcus Cousins drops 55 points with 13 boards as the Kings top the Trail Blazers at home.

20161216 SAC MEM recap go90

DeMarcus Cousins scores 22 points and the Kings win 96-92 over the Grizzlies.

0021600394 sac mem Koufos

Kosta Koufos finishes the alley-oop slam.

0021600394 sac mem Koufos dunk 1q

Kosta Koufos puts down the two handed jam.

0021600380 sac hou recap

James Harden records a triple-double with 15 points, 11 boards and 14 assists as the Rockets breeze by the Kings at home.

0021600354 sac uta recap

Rudy Gobert posts a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds as the Jazz breeze by the Kings, 104-84.

0021600253 sac was Recap

Bradley Beal hits 31 points as the Wizards defeat the Kings, 101-95.

0021600183 lac sac recap

Blake Griffin has 29 points as the Clippers edge out the Kings, 121-115.

20161117_SAC_Koufos_Miss.mov

Kosta Koufos misses a free throw badly.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

NBA CAREER

Averaging 5.6 ppg (.529 FG%, .604 FT%), 4.8 rpg, 0.4 apg and 15.9 mpg in 502 career games (started 153) in nine seasons with five teams - Utah (2008-09 - 2009-10), Minnesota (2010-11), Denver (2010-11 - 2012-13), Memphis (2013-14 - 2014-15) and Sacramento (2015-16) ... Has shot over 50 percent from the field in five seasons, including four of the last five

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

Selected after freshman season by Utah Jazz in first round (23rd pick overall) of 2008 NBA Draft ... Assigned by Jazz to D-League af liate Utah Flash (3/26/09) ... Recalled by Jazz from Flash (4/17/09) ... Contract extended after Jazz exercised their team option (10/30/09) ... Assigned by Jazz to Flash (1/25/10) ... Recalled by Jazz from Flash (1/28/10) ... Assigned by Jazz to Flash (3/8/10) ... Recalled by Jazz from Flash (3/23/10) ... Traded by the Jazz with two first-round picks to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Al Jefferson (7/13/10) ... Contract extended after Timberwolves exercised their team option (11/1/10) ... Traded by the Timberwolves to the Denver Nuggets as part of a three-team trade - the Nuggets traded Carmelo Anthony, Renaldo Balkman, Chauncey Billups, Anthony Carter and Shelden Williams to the New York Knicks; the Timberwolves traded Corey Brewer to the Knicks; the Knicks traded Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, a 2012 second round draft pick, a 2013 second round draft pick, a 2014 first round draft pick and cash considerations to the Nuggets; the Knicks traded Eddy Curry, Anthony Randolph and cash considerations to the Minnesota Timberwolves (2/22/11) ... Signed extension with the Nuggets (1/25/12) ... Traded by the Nuggets to the Memphis Grizzlies for Darrell Arthur and the draft rights to Joffery Lauvergne (55th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft) (6/27/13) ... Signed contract with the Sacramento Kings

2015-16 (Sacramento)

Averaged 6.8 ppg (.532 FG%, .548 FT%), 5.4 rpg, 0.4 apg and 19.0 mpg in 78 games (started 14) ... As a starter, averaged 11.0 ppg (.500 FG%, .593 FT%), 9.1 rpg, 0.5 apg, 1.1 bpg, 28.7 mpg in 14 games ... As a reserve, averaged 5.9 ppg (.546 FG%, .532 FT%), 4.6 rpg, 0.4 apg, 0.8 bpg, 16.9 mpg in 64 games ... Missed one game (12/28) due to gastroenteritis ... Missed one game due to food poisoning (3/5) ... Missed one game (4/5) due to rest ... Scored in double- gures in 22 games ... Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in 10 games ... Recorded five double-doubles ... Led team in scoring in two games and rebounding in nine ... Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded first double-double of the season with 12 points (6-9 FG) and 10 rebounds to go along with one steal and one block in 27 minutes starting vs. Golden State (11/7/15) ... Tallied team-high and season-high 19 points (8-10 FG, 3-3 FT), four rebounds, one steal and two blocks in 24 minutes off the bench vs. Orlando (3/11/16) ... Tallied 15 points (7-16 FG, 1-4 FT), a game-high and season-high 15 rebounds, two blocks in 38 minutes, starting for the injured DeMarcus Cousins, at Minnesota (3/23/16)

2014-15 (Memphis)

Averaged 5.2 ppg (.508 FG%, .6457 FT%), 5.3 rpg, 0.5 apg and 16.6 mpg in 81 games (started 3) ... Led the league in defensive rating (94.8) among players that played at least 1,000 minutes ... Averaged 7.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 30.2 mpg in three starts ... Averaged 5.1 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 0.78 bpg and 16.1 mpg in 78 games as a reserve ... Appeared in at least 80 games for the third consecutive season after never playing in more than 50 games in any of his first four NBA campaigns ... Posted five offensive rebounds in consecutive games (2/2-2/4/15), becoming the first Grizzlies player to record at least five offensive rebounds off the bench in consecutive games since Shane Battier (3/6-3/7/11) ... Became the first Grizzlies player to record at least 10 rebounds off the bench in consecutive games since Zach Randolph (4/15-4/17/12) ... Scored 10+ points seven times (6-1 record) ... Recorded 10+ rebounds six times (5-1 record) ... Led the Grizzlies in rebounding seven times, steals three times and blocks 25 times (all including ties) ... Inactive at Toronto (11/19/14) due to a stomach virus

2013-14 (Memphis)

Averaged 6.4 ppg (.495 FG%, .645 FT%), 5.2 rpg, 0.4 apg and 16.9 mpg in 80 games (started 22) ... Averaged 8.8 ppg (.459 FG%), 8.5 rpg, 1.23 bpg and 24.2 mpg in 22 starts after Marc Gasol’s MCL sprain forced him to miss 23 games ... Posted his first double-double with the Grizzlies with 10 points and 11 rebounds in a career-high 40 minutes vs. Brooklyn (11/30/13) ... Corralled a career-high tying 16 rebounds vs. Golden State (12/7/13) ... Led the team or tied for the team lead in scoring once, rebounding eight times, steals six times, blocks 24 times and minutes twice ... Scored 10-plus points 17 times ... Grabbed 10 or more rebounds eight times ... Recorded four double-doubles ... DNP-CD in two games

2012-13 (Denver)

Averaged a career-high 8.0 ppg (.581 FG%, .558 FT%), a career-high 6.9 rpg, 0.4 apg, 1.3 bpg and a career-high 22.4 mpg in starting all 81 games he played in ... Scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting in 26 minutes at Phoenix (3/11/13) ... Posted 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Memphis (3/15/13) ... Tied a career high with five blocks at Golden State (11/10/12) and Dec. 22, 2012 vs. Charlotte (12/22/12)

2011-12 (Denver)

Averaged 5.5 ppg (a career-high .599 FG%, .600 FT%), 5.4 rpg, 0.3 apg and 16.5 mpg in 48 games (started 24) ... Posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 11 boards in 24 minutes vs. Sacramento (1/4/12)

2010-11 (Minnesota/Denver)

Averaged 3.2 ppg (.453 FG%, .558 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 0.1 apg and 8.7 mpg in 50 games (started 2) with Minnesota and Denver ... Averaged 2.7 ppg (.435 FG%, .500 FT%), 2.5 rpg, 0.2 apg and 8.6 mpg in 39 games (started 1) with Minnesota ... Averaged 4.9 ppg (.500 FG%, .632 FT%), 3.0 rpg and 8.9 mpg in 11 games (started 1) with Denver ... Traded by the Timberwolves to the Nuggets in a three-team, 13-player trade that also included the New York Knicks

2009-10 (Utah)

Averaged 1.5 ppg (.468 FG%, .600 FT%), 1.3 rpg, 0.2 apg and 4.8 mpg in 36 games off the bench ... Assigned to the D-League’s Utah Flash two times (1/25-1/28/10 and 3/8-3/22/10) ... Averaged 19.4 ppg (.595 FG%, .562 FT%), 9.8 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.6 bpg and 31.5 mpg in five games (started 4) for the Flash

2008-09 (Utah)

As a rookie, averaged 4.7 ppg (.508 FG%, .706 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 0.4 apg and 11.8 mpg in 48 games (started 7) ... Played for the Jazz's D-League af liate Utah Flash from March 26 to April 17 ... Averaged 16.7 ppg (.566 FG%, .600 FT%), 8.4 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.0 spg, 2.6 bpg and 29.8 mpg in starting all 10 games he played in for the Flash

NBA PLAYOFFS

Averaging 2.4 ppg (.463 FG%, .800 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 0.2 apg and 8.9 mpg in 37 career playoff games (started 4) with Utah (2010), Denver (2011-2013) and Memphis (2014, 2015) ... 2015 Playoffs: Averaged 3.4 ppg (.548 FG%, .600 FT%), 3.5 rpg, 0.4 apg and 11.5 mpg in 11 games off the bench for the Grizzlies ... Recorded a playoff career-high three blocks vs. Portland (4/19/15) in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round ... Tied a playoff career-high with seven rebounds vs. Portland (4/29/15) in Game 5 ... Scored a playoff career-high eight points on 4-of-4 shooting vs. Golden State (5/9/15) in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals ... Tied his postseason career-high with eight points vs. Golden State (5/15/15) in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals ... 2014 Playoffs: Averaged 2.6 ppg (.438 FG%, 4-4 FT), 2.1 rpg, 0.3 apg and 6.4 mpg in seven games in Memphis’ opening-round series against Oklahoma City ... 2013 Playoffs: Averaged 3.3 ppg (.368 FG%, .833 FT%), points and 3.5 rebounds in 16.7 minutes in six games in Denver’s first-round playoff series against Golden State ... 2012 Playoffs: Averaged 0.7 ppg (.333 FG%), 3.7 rpg and 8.7 mpg in three games in Denver’s first-round series with the Los Angeles Lakers ... 2011 Playoffs: Scored two points in two minutes vs. Oklahoma City (4/20/11) in Game 2 of the First Round ... 2010 Playoffs: Averaged 0.9 ppg (.400 FG%), 1.0 rpg and 3.4 mpg in nine postseason games

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Summer 2011: Participated in Eurobasket 2011 with the Greek National Team, averaging 8.7 ppg and 3.7 rpg in 11 games ... Summer 2009: Joined the Greek National Team in the EuroBasket 2009 Championships, averaging 5.6 ppg and 3.0 rpg in nine games

NBA D-LEAGUE

Averaging 17.6 ppg (.576 FG%), 8.9 rpg, 1.8 apg and 30.2 mpg in 15 games (started 14) for the Utah Flash (2008- 09 - 2009-10) ... Averaged 19.4 ppg (.595 FG%, .562 FT%), 9.8 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.6 bpg and 31.5 mpg in five games (started 4) for the Flash in 2009-10 ... Averaged 16.7 ppg (.566 FG%, .600 FT%), 8.4 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.0 spg, 2.6 bpg and 29.8 mpg in starting all 10 games he played in for the Flash in 2008-09

COLLEGE CAREER

Averaged 14.4 ppg (.508 FG%), 6.7 rpg and 0.5 apg in 37 games (started 35) in his lone season at Ohio State University (2007-08) ... Named postseason MVP of the National Invitational Tournament after the Buckeyes claimed the 2008 NIT Championship ... Recorded 21 points, four blocks and two steals in a career-high 36 minutes vs. Massachusetts in the NIT title game (4/3/08) ... Led Ohio State in rebounds (247) and blocks (67) and ranked second on the team in points (534) ... Led all Big Ten freshman in rebounding, blocks, offensive rebounds (98) and defensive rebounds (149) ... Among all Big Ten players, ranked fifth in rebounding and scoring and placed second in blocks ... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Nov. 26, 2007, after averaging 18.7 ppg and 9.3 rpg

PERSONAL

Born Feb. 24, 1989 in Canton, Ohio ... Name is pronounced COAST-ah KOO-fuss ... Full name is Konstantine Demetrios Koufos ... Son of Kathy and the late Alex Koufos ... Has one older brother, Vasili, and one older sister, Maria ... Is the only member of his family taller than six feet ... A dual citizen of the United States and Greece ... Helped lead Greece to a silver medal while garnering MVP honors at the 2007 U18 European Championships after averaging 26.5 ppg, 13.0 rpg and 3.5 bpg ... Averaged 25.9 ppg, 15.4 rpg and 5.2 bpg as a senior at Glen Oak High School in Canton, Ohio ... Inducted into the Glen Oak High School Hall of Fame on Aug. 29, 2014 ... Finished second to Buckeye teammate Jon Diebler in the Mr. Ohio Basketball voting in 2007 ... Selected to the 2007 McDonald’s and EA Sports High School All-American teams ... Was a business major at Ohio State

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 42GP 814MIN 120FGM 206FGA 58.3FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 21FTM 38FTA 55.3FT% 75OREB 158DREB 233REB 23AST 41TOV 23STL 26BLK 93PF 1DD2 0TD3 261PTS -42+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016SAC423381426112020658.3010213855.3751582332323264193-42
2015SAC7814148252923644453.20005710454.816925442333407048185-226
2014MEM813134841918235850.8000558564.71213054263729636914898
2013MEM8022134951422745949.5000609364.51602584183932716718238
2012DEN8181181764829550858.10105810455.8211351562324410353246297
2011DEN482479126311519259.9000335560951632581524413396102
2010DEN1119754214250000121963.21518330256928
2010MIN3913351064710843.502012245042559778202550-232
2009UTA36017253224746.8000915601629456241526-126
2008UTA4875652249418550.8000365170.650881382012312670-24

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