Willie Cauley-Stein

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Willie

Cauley-Stein

HEIGHT

7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m

WEIGHT

240 lbs

/ 108.9kg

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0021701230 hou sac recap

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 22 points with 11 rebounds and Vince Carter adds 12 points off the bench, as the Kings defeat the Rockets in their season-finale, 96-83.

0021701230_Willie Cauley-Stein (22 points) Highlights vs. Houston Rockets

0021701230 - Willie Cauley-Stein - Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings - Dunk - 4Q

0021701230 - Willie Cauley-Stein - Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings - Assist - 3Q

0021701230 - Willie Cauley-Stein - Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings - Alley-oop - 3Q

0021701230 - Willie Cauley-Stein - Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings - Dunk - 2Q

0021701230 - Willie Cauley-Stein - Houston Rockets - Sacramento Kings - Assist - 1Q

0021701210 SAC SAS CAULEY STEIN HL WSC

Willie Cauley-Stein pours in 25 points on 10-20 shooting to go along with 10 rebounds for a double-double.

0021701210 SAC SAS RECAP

Rudy Gay and Manu Ginobili were spark plugs off the bench scoring 18 and 17 points respectively as the Spurs comeback to beat the Kings 98-85. Willie Cauley-Stein had 25 points and 10 rebounds for Sacramento in the loss.

0021701210 SAC SAS CAULEY STEIN OOP Q3

De'Aaron Fox lobs a pass up to Willie Cauley-Stein who throws down the alley-oop.

0021701210 SAC SAS CAULEY STEIN LAYUP Q2

Vince Carter gets the steal and feeds it back to Willie Cauley-Stein in transition for a layup.

0021701188 SAC MEM RECAP

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 16 points and Buddy Hield adds 14 as the Kings defeat the Grizzlies.

0021701188 SAC MEM Willie Cauley-Stein dunk Q1

Willie Cauley-Stein backs the defender down low, spins off and throws it down.

0021701188 SAC MEM De'Aaron Fox Q1

De'Aaron Fox deflects the ball and Willie Cauley-Stein Dishes the pass to Fox who takes it to the other end for the fastbreak dunk.

0021701167 sac phx recap

Josh Jackson scores 28 points as the Phoenix Suns snap a 15-game losing streak with a 97-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

0021701167 sac phx CAULEY STEIN AND1 Q3

Bogdan Bogdanovic finds Willie Cauley-Stein in the paint for a three-point play.

0021701167 sac phx CAULEY STEIN AND1 Q2

Willie Cauley-Stein muscles his way through defenders for a dunk while being fouled.

0021701155 SAC LAL RECAP

Budd Hield scores 19 points and gets four steals to lead the Kings to a win over the Lakers, 84-83.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

An early entry candidate, selected by Sacramento Kings as a junior out of Kentucky in the first round (6th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft ... Signed to a multi-year contract by the Kings (7/16/15)

NBA AWARDS/HONORS

Named to 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie Second Team

SACRAMENTO KINGS

Seventh consecutive NBA Draft the Kings selected an early entry candidate ... Only the second time a Kentucky player has been drafted by the Kings in the first round (2010, DeMarcus Cousins) ... In franchise history, the Kings have selected three players out of the University of Kentucky, the first being Bob Guyette, selected in the third round of the 1975 NBA Draft. ... 2014-15 SUMMER LEAGUE: Averaged 11.4 ppg (.512 FG%, .650 FT%), 5.4 rpg, 0.6 apg, 2.8 bpg and 22.5 mpg in starting all five games he played in for the Kings.

NBA CAREER

Averaging 7.6 ppg (.563 FG%, 0-4 3pt, .659 FT%), 4.9 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.7 spg, 0.8 bpg and 20.1 mpg in 141 career NBA games (60 starts) in two seasons with one team: Sacramento (2015-16, 2016-17).

2016-17 (Sacramento)

Averaged 8.1 ppg (.530 FG%, 0-2 3pt, .669 FT%), 4.5 rpg, 1.1 apg, 0.6 bpg and 18.9 mpg in 75 games (started 21) ... Missed seven games ... Did not play in seven games due to a coach's decision (11/1, 11/6, 11/23-1/25/16, 1/6,1/8, 1/10/17) ... Finished with a team-high eight double-doubles on the season ... Led the team in scoring in five games, rebounding in 12 games and assists in two games ... Scored in double-figures 28 times and 20 or more points in two games ... Collected 10+ rebounds 10 times and 20+ rebounds once ... Set nine single-game career-highs this season, all after the AllStar break ... As a starter, averaged 13.1 ppg (.505 FG%, .696 FT%), 8.8 rpg, 2.5 apg, 0.8 bpg, 1.1 spg and 31.1 mpg in 21 games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.2 ppg (.551 FG%, 0-2 3pt, .639 FT%) 2.9 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.5 bpg, 0.5 spg and 14.2 mpg in 54 games ... After the All-Star break, averaged 12.9 ppg, (.540FG%, .716 FT%), 8.2 rpg, 2.2 apg, 30.9 mpg over 25 games (21 starts) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Scored a game and career-high 29 points with career-highs of 14 made baskets on 22 attempts and grabbed 10 rebounds to record his first double-double of the season vs. Denver (2/23/17) ... Scored 18 points (5-11 FG, 8-10 FT) to set career-highs in free-throws made and attempts and added four rebounds and five assists at San Antonio (3/19/17) ... Posted his second double-double of the season with 20 points and 13 rebounds while playing a career-high 42 minutes in a OT loss vs. Washington (3/10/17) ... Notched his third double-double of the year with 14 points and 11 rebounds while setting career-highs in blocks and steals with four respectively in a win at Phoenix (3/15/17) ... Blocked four shots to tie his career and season-high and posted 10 points (5-10 FG, 0-1 FT), eight boards and two assists vs. Milwaukee (3/22/17) ... Totaled eight points (4-6 FG), a career-high 13 defensive boards, 14 total, two steals and one block at LA Clippers (3/26/17) ... Collected a career-high 16 total rebounds and added 12 points (6-12 FG) for his sixth double-double of the year vs. Dallas (4/4/17)... Dished out a career-high six assists and tallied 19 points (9-18 FG, 1-1 FT) and 14 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season at LA Clippers (4/12/17).

2015-2016 (Sacramento)

Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 7.0 ppg (.563 FG%, 0-2 3pt, .648 FT%), 5.3 rpg, 0.6 apg, 1.00 bpg and 21.4 mpg in 66 games (started 39) ... As a starter, averaged 7.1 ppg (.556 FG%, .671 FT%), 6.1 rpg, 0.7 apg, 1.2 bpg, 24.1 mpg in 39 games ... As a reserve, averaged 7.0 ppg (.574 FG%, .605 FT%), 4.2 rpg, 0.4 apg, 0.7 bpg, 17.4 mpg in 27 games ... Missed 12 games (12/5-12/30) due to right index finger open dislocation suffered in the fourth quarter vs. Boston in Mexico City (12/3) ... Missed two games (1/5, 1/7) due to right middle finger laceration - needed three stitches after suffering injury at Oklahoma City (1/4) ... Missed two games (3/18, 3/20) due to flu-like symptoms ... Scored in double- gures in 20 games and 20 or more points in two games ... Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in five games ... Recorded three double- doubles ... Led team in scoring in one game and rebounds in five. Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded 17 points (7-8 FG, 3-5 FT), nine rebounds, one assist, one steal and three blocks in 30 minutes in first career start and second NBA game vs. L.A. Lakers (10/31/15) ... Tallied first career double-double with 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-4 FT) and 10 rebounds to go along with one assist, two steals and two blocks in 29 minutes in a win at L.A. Lakers (1/20/16) ... Scored career-high 26 points (11-19 FG, 0-2 3pt, 4-6 FT) while recording six rebounds, three steals and two blocks in 29 minutes vs. Phoenix (3/25/16) ... Tallied game-high 21 points (8-11 FG, 5-5 FT), seven rebounds, two assists in 28 minutes off the bench in win vs. Dallas (3/27/16) ... Became first Kings rookie to score 20 or more points in two straight games off the bench since Walt Williams had three straight 20-point games during the 1992-93 season ... Recorded third double-double of the season with 13 points (6-12 FG, 1-2 FT) and game-high and career-high 14 rebounds while also tallying two assists and one steal in 33 minutes off the bench at Portland (3/28/16).

COLLEGE CAREER

Earned Consensus First Team All-American and Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors as a junior in 2014-15 ... Finished his Wildcat career as the only player in school history to record at least 500 rebounds, 200 blocks and 100 steals ... Ranks second all-time in the UK record books with 233 blocked shots ... As a Wildcat, averaged 8.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.2 bpg in 105 career games (started 70) in three seasons ... Averaged 8.9 ppg (.572 FG%, .617 FT%), 6.4 rpg and 1.8 bpg in 39 contests for the Wildcats in 2014-15 ... Other honors include: 2015 NABC National Defensive Player of the Year, 2015 NBC Sports National Defensive Player of the Year, 2015 AP All-America First Team, 2015 USBWA All-America First Team, 2015 NABC All-America First Team, 2015 Rupp Award All-America, 2015 Sporting News All-America First Team, 2015 USA Today All-America First Team, 2015 NCAA Tournament Midwest Region All-Tournament Team, 2015 SEC Tournament MVP, 2015 SEC All-Tournament Team, 2015 All-SEC First Team ... Helped Kentucky, the 2014-15 SEC regular-season and tournament champion, to become the first Division I team to reach the Final Four with an undefeated record (39-0) since UNLV in 1991


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