Meyers Leonard





7 ft1 in

/ 2.16m


255 lbs

/ 115.7kg


0041700163_Meyers Leonard (8 points) Highlights vs. New Orleans Pelicans

0041700163 - Meyers Leonard - New Orleans Pelicans - Portland Trail Blazers - Alley-oop - 4Q


Pat Connaughton goes up for the shot but makes a nice pass at the last second to Meyers Leonard who slams it in.


Meyers Leonard breaks down the court and jams the open dunk.

0021701045 DET POR Al-Farouq Aminu 3 pointer Q1

Damian Lillard dumps the pass down low to Meyers Leonard who kicks it out to Al-Farouq Aminu for the 3 pointer from the corner.

0021700814 CHA POR Leonard Buzzer Q2

Damian Lillard kicks it out to Meyers Leonard for the three-pointer to beats the buzzer that ends the first half.

0021700769 POR TOR RECAP

DeMar DeRozan leads all scoring with 35 points as the Raptors get the win over the Trail Blazers,130-105.

0021700408 POR MIA RECAP

CJ McCollum scores 28 points and Damian Lillard adds 18 as the Trail Blazers top the Heat 102-95.

0021700384 HOU POR RECAP

James Harden's monster night (48 points, eight rebounds, three assists) leads the Rockets to a 124-117 victory over the Trail Blazers.

0021700384 HOU POR LEONARD AND1 Q1

Damian Lillard finds Meyers Leonard rolling to the basket and Leonard finishes with a finger roll while being fouled.


Meyers Leonard dunks with the assist from Damian Lillard.

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Meyers Leonard sets the screen for Damian Lillard, gets rewarded with an open three, and hits it.

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Jordan Crawford scores 15 points as the Pelicans defeat the Blazers, 103-100.

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Noah Vonleh hits the game winner to put the Blazers over the Spurs, 99-98.

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Andrew Wiggins scores 34 points and grabs 12 boards as the Timberwolves defeat the Blazers, 110-109.

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Shabazz Napier dishes it inside to Meyers Leonard who connects on the nice fadeaway jumper.

0021600890 POR DET leonard assist mccollum dunk

Meyers Leonard finds C.J. McCollum on the drive for the huge jam at the rim.

0021600878 por tor RECAP

DeMar DeRozan scores 33 points with six boards and Serge Ibaka records a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors top the Trail Blazers at home.

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Maurice Harkless comes up with the steal, throws it ahead to Damian Lillard and Lillard throws the lob to Meyers Leonard for the alley-oop jam.


Professional History

HOW ACQUIRED/DRAFT BACKGROUND: Selected by Portland in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft.

2012-13: Notched averages of 5.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.55 blocks and 17.5 minutes per game in 69 appearances (nine starts) … In nine starts, averaged 11.4 points and 5.2 rebounds … Scored in double figures 13 times, leading the squad in scoring once and in rebounding four times … Finished third among all NBA rookies in both field goal percentage (54.5%, 151-277) and free throw percentage (80.9%, 72-89) … Tied for 14th among NBA rookies in rebounds per game (3.7) … Scored 10-plus points in a career-best five straight games from March 27-April 3, as he averaged 13.4 points and 7.2 rebounds during the five-game stretch … Recorded his first career double-double March 30 at Golden State, finishing with a career-best 22 points (9-17 FG) and a career-high 10 rebounds … In his first start Nov. 21 at Phoenix, notched 12 points (6-9 FG), five rebounds, two steals and two blocks … Capped a three-game stretch of scoring in double digits on March 4, scoring 15 points and grabbing six rebounds against Charlotte … Notched a career-best three blocks at Detroit on Nov. 26.

COLLEGE: Played in 65 games over two season for Illinois, averaging 7.7 points (56.7% FG), 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 19.8 minutes … Became the highest player drafted out of Illinois since Utah selected Deron Williams third overall in the 2005 NBA Draft and just the third member of the Illini selected in the lottery … His 60 blocks in the 2011-12 season rank second in school history … 2011-12: Named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (media and coaches) ... Honored as Academic All-Big Ten ... Led team in rebounding at 8.2 rebounds per game (third in Big Ten), field goal percentage at 58.4 percent (3rd in Big Ten, 11th in NCAA), and blocks at 1.88 per game (first in Big Ten) ... Second on team in scoring at 13.6 points (16th in Big Ten) ... Scored in double figures 21 times, including six 20-point games, and was Illinois' top scorer in 10 contests ...His total of 60 blocks and average of 1.88 per game rank second in Illini single-season history ... Tallied a career-high six blocks in the season opener vs. Loyola Chicago on Nov. 11 ... Posted his first double-double with a career-high 22 points and 12 rebounds while also blocking five shots vs. Richmond on Nov. 22 ... Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week Dec. 5 after leading the Illini to wins over Maryland and Gonzaga, averaging 16.5 points, six rebounds and two blocks ... Earrned second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor Dec. 26 following games against Missouri and Cornell ... Posted eighth double-double of the season by matching a career-high 22 points to go with 14 rebounds vs. Iowa on Feb. 26 … 2010-11: Played in 33 games, averaging 2.1 points and 1.2 rebounds ... Shot 48.3 percent from the field (28-of-58) ... Out of his 28 field goals, 14 were dunks ... Scored a season-high 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting vs. Northwestern on Jan. 6, helping the Illini break the school record for field goal percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL: The consensus top-50 recruit averaged 19 points, 11 rebounds and 4.5 blocks as a senior, leading Robinson to the 2010 IHSA Class 2A State Championship ... Named a consensus First-Team All-State selection as a senior by the Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) ... Following his senior season, named to the USA Basketball Junior Select Team that competed in the annual Nike Hoop Summit in April ... Ranked No. 29 on the recruiting services consensus index, including No. 19 by, No. 24 by Hoopmasters and No. 31 by ... Averaged 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as a junior.

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