Michael Kidd-Gilchrist




SEASON 29 47.7 11.1 78.4 9.2 7 1.4 1
CAREER STATS 27.1 47 20.6 71.2 9.1 6.4 1.3 0.8


6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m


232 lbs

/ 105.2kg



Check out the Charlotte Hornets' Top 10 plays of the 2016-17 NBA season.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo has a triple double (10 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists) as the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Charlotte Hornets 89-79.


Michael Kidd-Gilchrist weaves through the paint then hits a tough fadeaway jumper over a Bucks defender.

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Kemba Walker uses the handle to get past his man and makes the mid-air dish to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the jam.

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John Wall collects a double-double to assist the Wizards in a win over the Hornets.

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Russell Westbrook grabs his 40h triple-double on the season but the Thunder fall to the Hornets, 113-101.

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In honor of Final Four Weekend, we visit with five NCAA champions on the Charlotte Hornet roster – Kemba Walker, Jeremy Lamb, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Marvin Williams, and Miles Plumlee

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Kemba Walker scores 31 points and helps keep the Charlotte Hornets playoff hopes alive with a 122-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

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Kemba Walker led a furious rally by the Hornets as he scores 19 points to lead the Hornets past the Raptors, 110-106. DeMar DeRozan scores 28 in the loss.

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Tony Snell sets a career-high with 26 points, including four 3-pointers and Giannis Antetokounmpo adds 20 as Milwaukee wins it 118-108.

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Kemba Walker finishes with a game-high 31 points to lead the Hornets past the Suns, 120-106.

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Kemba Walker scores 22 points and dishes out 7 assists as the Hornets defeat the Magic 109-102.

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The Dunks of the Day brings you all of the high-flying, rim-rocking action from Saturday in the NBA.

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Take a look at the top 10 plays from this Saturday in the NBA.

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist drives baseline and throws down the huge reverse slam.

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Marco Belinelli drives baseline and feeds Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the lane for the jam.

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Jimmy Butler scores 23 points and dishes out 11 assists to lead the Bulls past the Hornets 115-109.

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist drives to the hole and hits the layup and-one.

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The Hornets finish with seven players scoring in double figures led by Kemba Walker's 23 as Charlotte routes the Magic, 121-81.

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Goran Dragic scores 22 points with 10 assists, Dion Waiters adds 24 with some clutch buckets down the stretch as Miami wins it, 108-101.


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

Season2016 81GP 2349MIN 295FGM 618FGA 47.7FG% 13PM 93PA 11.13P% 152FTM 194FTA 78.4FT% 156OREB 409DREB 565REB 114AST 56TOV 81STL 77BLK 187PF 11DD2 0TD3 743PTS -5+/-

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