Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

#14F

Michael

Kidd-Gilchrist

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

232 lbs

/ 105.2kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021701213 CHA IND RECAP

Frank Kaminsky notches 24 points and seven boards as the Hornets close out the season with a 119-93 win over the Pacers.

0021701197 IND CHA RECAP

Domantas Sabonis drops 30 points and eight rebounds to lead the Pacers over the Hornets 123-117.

0021701182 CHA ORL RECAP

Malik Monk scores 26 points and Frank Kaminsky adds 21 as the Hornets defeat the Magic 137-100.

0021701160 cha chi recap

Lauri Markkanen got the Bulls on the right track with 24 points on 8-14 shooting as Chicago beats the Hornets 120-114. Dwight Howard recorded 23 points and 17 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701160 cha chi KIDD GILCHRIST AND ONE Q1

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist gathers the loose ball and rises to the basket for the and-one layup.

0021701143 PHI CHA RECAP

Ben Simmons tied a season-high with 15 assists while Marco Belinelli scored 22 points off the bench in the 76ers 119-102 win over the Hornets. Willie Hernangomez recorded 15 points and 11 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

0021701138 CHA WAS RECAP

Otto Porter Jr. scores 26 points and John Wall notches a double-double with 15 points and 14 assists in his return to help lead the Wizards in a win over the Hornets.

0021701116 CLE CHA RECAP

LeBron James scores 41 points, grabs 10 rebounds and hands out eight assists to lead the Cavaliers to the victory. A milestone was reached in Charlotte as Kemba Walker passes Dell Curry for the all-time leading scorer in Charlotte Hornets' franchise history.

0021701116 CLE CHA batum assist 1q wsc

Nicolas Batum threads the needle to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the layup.

0021701103 NYK CHA Kidd-Gilchrist Slam Q3

Good passing by the Hornets leads to a Michael Kidd-Gilchrist slam dunk.

0021701093 CHA DAL RECAP

Kemba Walker Scores 24 point and Dwight Howard adds 18 points and 23 rebounds as the Hornets defeat the Mavericks 102-98.

0021701072 MEM CHA RECAP

Kemba Walker goes off for 46 points and dishes out four assists to lead the Hornets in a blowout game against the Grizzlies 140-79.

0021701067 cha bkn recap

Dwight Howard dominated the Charlotte Hornets win against the Brooklyn Nets with 32 points and 30 rebounds, resulting in a 111-105 victory.

0021701052 cha phi recap

Joel Embiid scores 25 points with 19 rebounds and Ben Simmons adds a triple-double (11 points, 12 rebounds, 15 assists) as the Sixers get a 108-94 win over the Hornets.

0021701038 CHA NYK RECAP

Tim Hardaway Jr. posts 25 points and grabs three rebounds to lead the Knicks past the Hornets 124-101.

0021701011 CHA NOP RECAP

Anthony Davis scores 31 points with 14 rebounds and Jrue Holiday adds 25, as the Pelicans win over the Hornets, 119-115.

0021700987 phx cha RECAP

Dwight Howard posts 30 points and 12 rebounds, while Nicolas Batum adds his double-double with 29 points and 12 rebounds to lift the Hornets over the Suns in a 122-115 win.

0021700972 BKN CHA RECAP

The Brooklyn Nets' Allen Crabbe has 29 points in the win against the Charlotte Hornets.

0021700957 PHI CHA RECAP

Robert Covington posts 22 points while Ben Simmons adds a double-double with 16 points and 13 assists as the Sixers defeat the Hornets 128-114.

0021700957 PHI CHA howard dunk q1

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist swings a nice pass over to Dwight Howard for the dunk.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14:

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.

2012-13:

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.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

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

COLLEGE:

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.


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