Nikola Mirotic




SEASON 27 44.6 38.3 80.7 15.5 7.1 1.5 0.7
CAREER STATS 23.5 41.7 35.7 79.9 11.6 5.6 1.3 0.7


6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m


238 lbs

/ 108.0kg


0021701025 NOP SAS RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge leads all scoring with 25 points as the Spurs get the win over the Pelicans, 98-93.

0021700982 WAS NOP RECAP

Otto Porter Jr. leads Washington with 19 points and 7 rebounds as the Wizards get the win over the Pelicans, 116-97.

0021700982 WAS NOP Mirotic Dunk Q3

Rajon Rondo passes Nikola Mirotic for the one-handed slam.

0021700982 WAS NOP Mirotic Layup Q1

Rajon Rondo with the nice pass to Nikola Mirotic for the reverse layup.

0021700969 NOP SAC Mirotic HL WSC

Nikola Mirotic gets a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds as the Pelicans get the win.

0021700969 NOP SAC RECAP

Nikola Mirotic comes off the bench to score a game-high 26 points as the Pelicans defeat the Kings, 114-101.

0021700969 NOP SAC Mirotic And1 Q2

Rajon Rondo passes underneath to Nikola Mirotic for the and-one layup.

0021700946 NOP DAL RECAP

Jrue Holiday pours in 30 points while Anthony Davis adds a double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds as the Pelicans get the 126-109 victory over the Mavericks.

0021700946 NOP DAL mirotic layup q3 wsc

Nikola Mirotic lays it up behind his back.

0021700893 NOP MIL mirotic hook and1 q3

Nikola Mirotic gets around Eric Bledsoe to sink the hook shot.

0021700893 NOP MIL diallo dunk q2

Nikola Mirotic feeds Cheick Diallo and he flushes the dunk.

0021700879 MIA NOP RECAP

Anthony Davis put the Pelicans on his back with 45 points, 17 rebounds, 5 steals, and 5 blocks as the Pelicans get a win in overtime over the Heat 124-123. Goran Dragićc scored 30 points for Miami in the loss.

0021700862 LAL NOP mirotic block q3

Nikola Mirotic gets the quick block on Julius Randle in the paint.

0021700841 NOP DET RECAP

Anthony Davis leads all scoring with 38 points as the Pelicans get the win, 118-103.

0021700826 NOP BKN RECAP

The New Orleans Pelicans defeat the Brooklyn Nets in double overtime as Anthony Davis pours in 44 points in the 138-128 win.

0021700818 nop phi recap

Joel Embiid's double-double with 24 points and 16 rebounds propels the Sixers past the Pelicans 100-82.

0021700793 UTA NOP RECAP

Rodney Hood comes off the bench to score a game-high 30 points as the Jazz blow out the Pelicans 133-109. Jrue Holiday scored 28 points for New Orleans in the loss.

0021700780 NOP MIN RECAP

The Minnesota Timberwolves win against the New Orleans Pelicans at home where four out of five starters capitalize by getting in the double digits.

20180203 GameTime Mirotic with Pelicans

Nikola Mirotic was moved to New Orleans from Chicago and the GameTime crew breaks down what to expect from him on his new team.

0021700731 MIL CHI RECAP

Giannis Antetokounmpo powers the Bucks to a convincing 110-96 win over the Bulls with 27 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists. Lauri Markkanen recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago in the loss.


Professional History

2015-16 (CHICAGO):
Appeared in 66 games (38 starts) and averaged 11.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.89 spg and 0.70 spg in 24.9 mpg … shot .407 from the field, .390 from downtown and .807 from the line … had 21 games this season with 3+ 3PM … hit 7 shots from distance on 4/13 vs. PHI en route to 32 points (tied season-high 10 FGM) and posted career-high 5 steals and tied season-high 3 blocks … had back-to-back games with 28 points off the bench at IND (3/29) and at HOU (3/31) … scored a career-high 35 points (20 in the 4th quarter) and tied franchise record with 9 3PM vs. NYK (3/23) … dished career-high 7 assists on 1/1 vs. NYK … had back-to-back games with double digit rebounds on 12/10 and 12/12 for the second time in his career … grabbed 11 rebounds in 14 minutes vs. LAC (12/10) – the shortest amount of time it’s ever taken him to collect 10+ boards … suffered concussion and facial laceration after 5 minutes of play vs. DEN (12/2), but returned to action the next game … scored his 1,000th career point at IND (11/27) … recorded first double-double of the season at PHI (11/9) with 20 points and 10 rebounds … hit at least 3 3-pointers in the first four games of the season, and that streak of four such games matched the longest for the Bulls since Derrick Rose did so from 1/14 to 1/19 … his 14 3PM to start the season were the most by a Bull in the first five games since 1985-86 … had five double-doubles this season … missed 16 games due to appendicitis and hematoma removal from 1/25 to 3/2.

In two NBA seasons, has played in 148 games (41 starts) and has averaged 10.9 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.8 spg, 0.7 bpg and 22.3 mpg, and shot .406 from the field, .355 from three and .804 from the free throw line … has also played in 11 playoff games (no starts) and averaged 5.7 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.5 bpg, 14.9 mpg and shot .303 from the field, .233 from downtown and .800 from the line.

2014-15 (CHICAGO):
Appeared in all 82 games (three starts) his rookie season and averaged 10.2 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 1.2 apg, 0.66 bpg and 0.66 spg in 20.2 mpg … shot .405 from the field, .313 from downtown and .803 from the line … earned Kia Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month honors for December and March … was selected to the World Team at All-Star Weekend in New York, where he finished with 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3FG) and 4 rebounds in 20:36 … led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounds five times … ranks 3rd all-time in the Bulls rookie record books with 99 3PM, 3rd in 3FGA (313), 5th in DREB (341), 6th in FTM (228) and 8th in FT% (.803) … scored in double digits 40 times, including 11 games with 20 or more points … posted eight double-doubles … recorded 24 points (8-15 FG) vs. NYK (3/28) … tied his then-career high with 29 points against TOR (3/20) … recorded 26 points (14-16 FT) vs. OKC (3/5) … scored a then-career-high 29 points (11-23 FG) to go along with 9 boards vs. LAC (3/1) … posted 16 points and a career-high 14 rebounds vs. MIL (2/23) … recorded 27 points, highlighted by a 6-for-6 effort from 3-point range at MEM (12/19) … finished with 13 points, 8 boards, 5 blocks and 2 steals at BOS (11/28) … recorded the first double-double of his career with 24 points and 11 rebounds at POR (11/21). 2015 PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 11 games off the bench … averaged 5.7 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.55 spg, 0.55 bpg and 14.9 mpg … scored 12 points and snatched 8 rebounds in Game 3 vs. CLE (5/8).

He was a back-to-back winner of the Euroleague Rising Star Award (2010-11 and 2011-12), which is awarded to the league’s best player under 22 years of age … also named to the 2012-13 All-Euroleague Second Team and named the 2014 Spanish Cup Final MVP … he helped Real Madrid CF win the Spanish National Championship in 2012-13, added the 2012 and 2014 Spanish National Cup (King’s Cup) and guided Real Madrid to the 2012 and 2013 Spanish Super Cup.

In five seasons with Real Madrid CF, he saw action in 97 Euroleague games (71 starts) and posted averages of 13.1 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 0.9 apg, 0.76 spg, 24.2 mpg, .498 from the floor, .402 from behind the 3-point line and .848 from the free throw line. 2013-14: Played in 31 games (31 starts) and averaged 12.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.06 spg, 24.0 mpg, .508 from the field, .461 from behind the arc and .811 from the line. 2012-13: In 29 Euroleague games, he netted 11.4 ppg and 5.3 rpg and shot .551 from the field and .325 from downtown … set Euroleague career highs with 31 points and 11 boards against Zalgiris Kaunas (3/7). 2011-12: Upped his scoring average to 12.5 ppg and grabbed 4.5 rpg in 16 games … shot .573 from the field and .439 from deep. 2010-11: In his first season with Real Madrid’s senior team, he averaged 6.6 ppg and 3.3 rpg in 20 Euroleague contests … shot .500 from the field, including .387 from behind the arc. 2009-10: Spent the season with Faymasa Palencia in Spain’s LEB Gold competition … in 31 games, he tallied 8.0 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 0.80 bpg in 20.3 mpg … shot .346 from downtown. 2008-09: Played for the junior team again and posted 14.3 ppg, 7.5 rpg and 1.20 spg in 25.8 mpg over 25 games in LEB Bronze … dressed for Real Madrid’s senior team, where he played in five ACB regular and postseason contests and totaled four points in 17 minutes of play … played in one Euroleague game, where he played two minutes against F.C. Barcelona. 2007-08: As a member of the junior team, he averaged 9.8 ppg and 5.7 rpg. 2006-07: Was a member of Real Madrid’s Junior Team (Under 20 circuit).

Selected in the first round (23rd overall) by the Houston Rockets in the 2011 NBA Draft (6/23/11) … traded by Houston, along with Brad Miller, a future first-round draft pick and cash considerations to the Minnesota Timberwolves, in exchange for Jonny Flynn, the draft rights to Donatas Motiejunas and the Timberwolves’ 2012 second-round draft pick (6/23/11) … traded by Minnesota to the Chicago Bulls, in exchange for the draft rights to Norris Cole (28th overall), the draft rights to Malcolm Lee (43rd overall) and cash considerations … signed by Chicago (7/18/14).


Full name is Nikola Mirotić Stajovic (KNEE-coal-uh MIR-oh-tich) … he and his wife, Nina, have one son, Alexsej … was an early-entry candidate for the 2011 NBA Draft … participated in the Basketball without Borders Europe camp in Turkey in 2008, as well as the Basketball without Borders Europe camp in 2007.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2017 42GP 1134MIN 230FGM 516FGA 44.6FG% 1053PM 2743PA 38.33P% 88FTM 109FTA 80.7FT% 44OREB 253DREB 297REB 62AST 50TOV 32STL 30BLK 84PF 8DD2 0TD3 653PTS 210+/-

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