Kosta Koufos

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Kosta

Koufos

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 18.2 53 0 43.2 4.7 5.7 1.1 0.6
CAREER STATS 16.4 53.2 0 59.5 5.7 4.9 0.4 0.8

HEIGHT

7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m

WEIGHT

265 lbs

/ 120.2kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700385 TOR SAC Kosta Koufos block q1

Kosta Koufos gets up high and denies CJ Miles' shot attempt.

0021700251 den sac koufos block q1

Kosta Koufos blocks Juan Hernangomez's layup attempt in the paint.

0021700234 SAC POR MASON AND1 2Q

Frank Mason gets the tough layup to fall after getting it from Kosta Koufos in the paint.

0021700225 POR SAC kosta koufos block 2q

Kosta Koufos recovers on defense and swats the shot out of bounds.

0021700167 VO PHI SAC BOGDANOVIC ASSIST Q3

Bogdan Bogdanovic passes to Kosta Koufos off the pick and roll and Koufos lays in the basket.

0021700101 SAC IND KOUFOS DUNK Q4 WSC

De'Aaron Fox dishes it to Kosta Koufos and he skies for the one-handed dunk.

0011700043 SAC LAL RECAP

Julius Randle records a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Lakers defeat the Kings 75-69.

0011700010 SAS SAC RECAP

Frank Mason III and De'Aaron Fox combine for 33 points as the Kings defeat the Spurs, 106-100.

20171002_SAC_HILL_THREE_Q1

Kosta Koufos kicks to George Hill for the 3-pointer.

0021601101 mem sac RECAP

Darren Collison hits his last two free throws to give the Kings a one-point edge to beat the Grizzlies, 91-90.

0021601101 mem sac Koufos tip-in 1q

Kosta Koufos is there to get the tip in off the missed shot.

0021601101 mem sac Koufos dunk 2q

Kosta Koufos runs the floor and gets the dunk.

0021601042 SAC SAS recap

Pau Gasol scores 22 points and LaMarcus Aldridge adds 18 as the Spurs defeat the Kings 118-102.

0021600972 was sac recap

The Wizards pull it out in the end on the strength of Bradley Beal (38 points, 10 boards) and John Wall (25 points, 12 assists), defeating the Kings in OT, .

0021600957 sac sas RECAP

Manu Ginobili scores 19 points, David Lee adds 18 and 10 rebounds and the Spurs beat the Kings 114-104.

0021600943 SAC DEN recap

Wilson Chandler racked up 36 points and 12 rebounds as the Nuggets defeat the Kings, 1080-96.

0021600931 uta sac koufos 1st

Kosta Koufos runs the pick and roll with Ty Lawson for the sweet tear drop.

0021600931 uta sac recap

Rudy Gobert comes up clutch with the buzzer-beating tip-in to give the Jazz the victory over the Kings in OT.

0021600905 BKN SAC recap

Brook Lopez scores 24 and passes 10,000 career points as he leads the Nets past the Kings 109-100.

0021600866 cha sac collison koufos hook 1q

Darren Collison feeds Kosta Koufos for two inside.


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

2016-17 (Sacramento)

Averaged 6.6 ppg (.551 FG%, 0-1 3pt, .613 FT%), 5.7 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.7 spg, and 20.0 mpg in 71 games (62 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 6.6 ppg (.542 FG%, 0-1 3pt, .620 FT%), 5.76 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.6 bpg, and 20.3 mpg in 62 games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.9 ppg (.622 FG%, .600 FT%), 6.0 rpg, 0.3 apg, 0.6 spg, 0.9 bpg, and 17.6 mpg in nine games ... Missed 11 games ... Did not play in 11 games due to rest (3/13, 3/22, 3/26, 3/29-4/12/17) ... Scored in double-figures 19 times ... Recorded 10+ rebounds in nine games ... Collected four double-doubles ... Led the team in scoring once and rebounding 13 times ... Top SingleGame Performances: Dished out three assists to tie his career-high along with eight points (4-7 FG) and seven rebounds vs. San Antonio (10/27/17) ... Posted double-figure scoring with 13 points (6-8 FG, 1-2 FT) for the first time of the season to go along with six rebounds in a win vs. Toronto (11/06/16) ... Scored nine points (4-7 FG, 1-1 FT) and recorded 10 rebounds in a win vs. Oklahoma City (11/23/16) ... Collected a season-high 13 rebounds and added 16 points (7-11 FG, 2-6 FT) and three blocks in 22 minutes of play to secure his first double-double of the season in a win at Memphis (12/16/16) ... Scored a season-high 18 points (8-9 FG, 2-3 FT) and added five rebounds in a win at Denver (1/3/17) ... Tied for a team-high 14 points (6-8 FG, 2-2 FT) and grabbed 11 boards for his second double-double of the season vs. Minnesota (2/27/17).

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+/-
Season2017 26GP 472MIN 53FGM 100FGA 53FG% 03PM 03PA 03P% 16FTM 37FTA 43.2FT% 42OREB 107DREB 149REB 29AST 17TOV 13STL 15BLK 42PF 0DD2 0TD3 122PTS -129+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017SAC2614721225310053000163743.2421071492913151742-129
2016SAC7162141947021639255.1010386261.311828540347364861172-155
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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