Michael Kidd-Gilchrist




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SEASON 26.2 50.6 0 68.1 9.7 4.4 1.1 0.5
CAREER STATS 27 47.6 19.4 70.8 9.2 6.1 1.3 0.8


6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m


232 lbs

/ 105.2kg


0021700854 CHA ORL RECAP

Dwight Howard scores 22 points and grabs 13 rebounds to lead the Hornets past the Magic, 104-99. Mario Hezonja scores 21 points and grabs 10 rebounds in the loss.

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Off the Magic turnover, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist runs the floor and finishes with the layup.

0021700833 TOR CHA RECAP

DeMar DeRozan put up 25 points and 8 assists as the Raptors cruise past the Hornets 123-103. Dwight Howard recorded 17 points and 13 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700824 CHA UTA RECAP

Donovan Mitchell leads the way with 25 points and six rebounds as the Jazz defeat the Hornets 106-94.

0021700794 CHA DEN RECAP

The Nuggets get the 121-104 win over the Hornets behind 27 points from Gary Harris and a double-double from Nikola Jokic with 15 points and 16 rebounds.

0021700789 CHA PHX RECAP

Nicolas Batum scores 22 points and Dwight Howard adds a double-double (18 points, 14 rebounds) as the Hornets defeat the Suns, 115-110.

0021700738 cha ind Recap

Victor Oladipo was the hero again for the Pacers with 25 points on 11-15 shooting in the 105-96 win over the Hornets. Dwight Howard recorded 22 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021700727 cha mia RECAP

Josh Richardson scores 19 points and James Johnson adds a double-double (10 points and 10 rebounds) as the Miami Heat defeat the Charlotte Hornets, 95-91.

0021700714 ATL CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker scores 29 points and Dwight Howard records a double-double (18 points, 15 rebounds) to lead the Hornets past the Hawks, 121-110.

0021700714 ATL CHA kiddgilchrist assist q2

Dwight Howard mishandles the alley-oop from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist but the ball drops in anyway.

0021700701 nop cha recap

DeMarcus Cousins notches a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds as the Pelicans get the victory over the Hornets, 101-96.

0021700676 MIA CHA RECAP

Wayne Ellington drops 26 points to lead the Heat to a close 106-105 win over the Hornets.

0021700676 MIA CHA kiddgilchrist layup q3

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist steals and gets down the lane for the layup.

0021700653 WAS CHA RECAP

Dwight Howard's double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds help lead the Hornets to a 133-109 win over the Wizards.

0021700638 cha det recap

Dwight Howard puts up a double-double with 21 points and 17 rebounds to help lead the Hornets to a 118-107 win over the Pistons.

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist misses the lay-in and Dwight Howard is there for the putback slam.

0021700629 OKC CHA RECAP

Russell Westbrook puts up 25 points and 10 rebounds as the Thunder get the victory over the Hornets, 101-91.

0021700618 UTA CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker scores 22 points and Frank Kaminsky adds 16 off the bench as the Charlotte Hornets defeat the Utah Jazz, 99-88.


Michael Kidd-Gilchrist steals the ball away and finishes with a slam dunk at the other end.

0021700603 DAL CHA Recap

Harrison Barnes scores 25 points with 11 rebounds to top Kemba Walker's 41-point output, as the Mavericks edge Charlotte, 115-111.


Professional History


Played in 62 games with 62 starts as a sophomore, averaging 7.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocks in 24.2 minutes… Shot a career-best 47.3% from the field, 11.1% from 3-point range and 61.4% from the free throw line.


Played in 78 games with 77 starts as a rookie, averaging 9.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 26.0 minutes… Named to the All-Rookie Second Team… Ranked 39th in the NBA in blocks… Ranked fifth among NBA rookies in rebounding, ranked sixth in scoring and blocks, tied for seventh in minutes played, ranked ninth in field goal percentage (.458) and 11th in assists… Selected to play in the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend… Named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for November… Scored in double figures 35 times, including four games of 20 points or more… Grabbed 10 or more rebounds six times… Recorded six double-doubles… Led or tied for the team lead in scoring four times, in rebounding 16 times, in assists twice, in steals 10 times and in blocks 25 times… Recorded two games with 25 points and 12 rebounds, joining LeBron James as the only two players in NBA history to tally at least 25 points and 12 rebounds in a game twice before their 20th birthday… Had 25 points and 12 rebounds the first time on November 10 against Dallas when he was 19 years and 45 days old, becoming the second-youngest player ever to do so... Also did so on December 19 against Phoenix, when he was 19 years and 84 days, which was the third-youngest ever… Became just the fourth player in the last 20 years to post multiple games with at least 25 points and 12 rebounds in the first 25 games of their career, joining Blake Griffin, Charlie Villanueva and Yao Ming as the only four players to do so since 1993… Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds on April 5 against Miami… Recorded a career-high five steals on November 3 against Dallas… Recorded a career-high 41 minutes on November 10 against Dallas.


Selected by the Bobcats with the second overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.


Played one season at Kentucky, averaging 11.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.0 steal and 0.9 blocks, while shooting .491 from the field and .745 from the free-throw line… Named Second Team USBWA All-American and Third Team NABC All-American, and was a top-15 finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, top-30 finalist for the Naismith Men’s Basketball Player of the Year Award and one of five finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award, given to the nation’s top freshman as voted on by the USBWA… SEC honors included First Team All-SEC, SEC All-Defensive Team and SEC All-Freshman Team.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2017 50GP 1311MIN 205FGM 405FGA 50.6FG% 03PM 23PA 03P% 77FTM 113FTA 68.1FT% 58OREB 163DREB 221REB 55AST 30TOV 38STL 25BLK 97PF 2DD2 0TD3 487PTS 117+/-

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