Malachi Richardson




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6 ft6 in

/ 1.98m


205 lbs

/ 93.0kg


0011800066 TOR NOP RECAP

Malachi Richardson and Pascal Siakam both score 21 points as the Toronto Raptors secure a road win over the New Orleans Pelicans, 134-119. Anthony Davis finished with 36 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans.

1521800077 TOR CLE RECAP

John Holland scores 23 points with two rebounds, Collin Sexton adds 18 points as the Cavaliers defeat the Raptors, 82-68.

1521800072 TOR CHA RECAP

The Toronto Raptors get the overtime victory against the Charlotte Hornets as Rawle Alkins puts up a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds.

1521800032 TOR OKC RECAP

PJ Dozier scores 17 points and grabs six boards as the Thunder defeat the Raptors, 92-82.

1521800032 - Malachi Richardson - Oklahoma City Thunder - Toronto Raptors - Deep 3-pointer - 3Q

1521800002 - Malachi Richardson - New Orleans Pelicans - Toronto Raptors - And-1 - 4Q

0021700602 SAC LAL RECAP

The Lakers record 30 assists as a team en route to a 99-86 victory over the Kings. Julius Randle put up 22 points, 14 rebounds, and 6 assists in the Los Angeles win.

0021700596 SAS SAC RECAP V2

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 31 points and grabs 12 rebounds as the Spurs defeat the Kings, 107-100.

20180106 den sac recap

De'Aaron Fox leads the Kings with 18 points as they defeat the Nuggets, 106-98.

0021700513 cle sac recap

Vince Carter scores a game-high 24 points and grabs five rebounds as the Kings get the victory against the Cavaliers, 109-95.

0011700077 SAC GSW RECAP

Stephen Curry scores 18 points, grabs three rebounds and dishes three assists, while Patrick McCaw adds 17 as the Warriors beat the Kings, 117-106.

0011700036 SAC SAS malachi richardson and 1 1q

Malachi Richardson takes the contact on the drive and converts off the glass.

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Malachi Richardson gets the loose ball and heads to the hole for the slam.

Malachi Richardson Summer League Highlights

Check out Kings rookie Malachi Richardson's highlights from the Las Vegas Summer League.


Taurean Prince scores 21 points and grabs nine rebounds to lead the Hawks past the Kings, 81-61 during Las Vegas Summer League action.

1521600026 sac nop recap

Buddy Hield scores 23 points and grabs 7 rebounds to lead the Pelicans over the Kings 70-66.


Norman Powell scores 13 points and grabs seven rebounds to lead the Raptors past the Kings, 88-47.


Professional History


Selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft … Draft rights acquired by the Kings from the Hornets in exchange for forward Marco Belinelli … Signed to a multi-year contract by Kings (7/12/16).


An early entry candidate, became the first Syracuse player drafted by the Kings since 1991 ... Billy Owens was Orange player drafted by Sacramento when they selected him third overall in the 1991 NBA Draft. 2016-17 (Sacramento): Averaged 3.6 ppg (.412 FG %, .286 3pt FG%, .789 FT%), 1.0 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.2 spg and 9.0 mpg in 22 games (0 starts) ... Missed 60 games ... Did not play in 20 games due to coach's decision (10/27-11/1/16, 11/6/16, 12/16/16, 12/20-12/28/16, 1/3-1/10/17, 1/15/17, 1/18/17, 3/18/17, 3/19/17), which includes two games in March where he was still nursing his hamstring ... Inactive in 40 total games (11/3/16, 11/6-12/12/16) ... Inactive in 23 games due to a partial tear in his right hamstring (2/23-3/15/17, 3/22-4/12/17) ...Top Single-Game Performances: Scored in double-figures for first time to set a career-high with 12 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3pt, 1-1 FT) for his best shooting night of his career thus far in a win at CLE (1/25/17) ... Notched double-digit scoring again with 10 points (4-10 FG, 0-1 3pt, 2-2 FT) while grabbing career-highs with six defensive and seven total rebounds in a career-high 27 minutes of play at (2/15/17).


Averaged 21.6 ppg (.426 FG%, .440 3pt%, .763 FT%), 4.4 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.9 spg and 35.0 mpg in 11 games (10 starts) for the Reno Bighorns, Sacramento's G League affiliate, during the 2016-17 season.


Averaged 13.4 ppg (.369 FG%, .353 3PT%, .720 FT%), 4.3 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.2 spg and 34.4 mpg in starting all 37 games in which he played in as a freshman at Syracuse during the 2015-16 season … Was an ACC All-Freshman team selection … Finished with 79 three-pointers, the third-best total by an Orangeman freshman … Amassed 496 total points during the 2015-16 campaign which ranks fifth-best for a freshman total at Syracuse … Only two Syracuse freshman started more than the 37 games Richardson did -- Derrick Coleman and Billy Owens, each with 38.


He is the son of Lewis and Jacquie Richardson.

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