Willie Cauley-Stein




SEASON 18.9 53 0 66.9 8.1 4.5 1.1 0.6
CAREER STATS 20.1 54.4 0 65.9 7.6 4.9 0.8 0.8


7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m


240 lbs

/ 108.9kg


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Ty Lawson finds Willie Cauley-Stein for the alley-oop dunk.

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Julius Randle scores 25 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Sacramento Kings 98-94.


Thomas Robinson tries to connect on a reverse layup but he has his layup attempt swatted away at the rim by Willie Cauley-Stein.


Buddy Hield bounce passes through two defenders to Willie Cauley-Stein and Cauley-Stein throws down a vicious one handed jam.

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Ben McLemore scores 22 points as the Kings defeat the Mavericks, 98-87

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Willie Cauley-Stein misses the oop and gets his own rebound and throws it back up.

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Gordon Hayward leads the Jazz with 20 points and 7 rebounds as they take down the Kings 112-82.

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Anthony Tolliver hits Willie Cauley-Stein with the assist for the dunk.

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Darren Collison hits his last two free throws to give the Kings a one-point edge to beat the Grizzlies, 91-90.


Professional History


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)


Named to 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie Second Team


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.

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).


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

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 75GP 1420MIN 255FGM 481FGA 53FG% 03PM 23PA 03P% 101FTM 151FTA 66.9FT% 85OREB 254DREB 339REB 80AST 69TOV 53STL 44BLK 147PF 8DD2 0TD3 611PTS -204+/-

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