Willie Reed

#35F-C

Willie

Reed

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 14.5 56.8 25 55.7 5.3 4.7 0.4 0.7
CAREER STATS 13.2 56.9 25 55.2 5.1 4.1 0.3 0.7

HEIGHT

6 ft11 in

/ 2.11m

WEIGHT

245 lbs

/ 111.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170412 dunks day

Check out all the high-flying, rim-rocking action from the last night of the regular season in the Association with The Dunks of the Day.

0021601205 cle mia reed oop 2nd

Rodney McGruder throws a nice alley-oop pass to Willie Reed, who slams it down with two hands.

0021601149 den mia reed dunk Q2

Goran Dragic pushes the fast break and finds Willie Reed for the strong two-handed finish.

0021600863 mia atl recap

Tyler Johnson scores 23 points, grabs five rebounds and dishes five assists to lead the Heat to victory over the Hawks, 108-90.

0021600787 vo mia reed buzzerbeater q1

Willie Reed pulls up for three and knocks it down to beat the buzzer at the end of the first.

0021600734 vo mia reed dunk q2

Willie Reed climbs over the defender for the put back slam.

0021600734 vo mia reed floater q2

Willie Reed gets the pass from Dion Waiters and knocks down the floater in the lane.

0021600700 MIA CHI recap

Goran Dragic records a double-double with 26 points and 11 assists as the Heat top the Bulls, 100-88.

0021600700 MIA CHI reed putback 4th

James Johnson misses the layup but Willie Reed is there for the putback slam.

0021600668 vo mia reed dunk q3

James Johnson drives and throws up the alley-oop to Willie Reed for the two-handed slam.

0021600668 vo mia heat 12-2 run q3

The Miami Heat go on a 12-2 run to end the third quarter.

0021600668 vo mia reed alleyoop q1

James Johnson leads the break and throws up the lob to Willie Reed for the slam dunk.

0021600637 dal mia Reed dunk q4

Tyler Johnson feeds Willie Reed for the two-handed jam.

0021600549 mia lal reed dunk q1

Wesley Johnson lobs it up to Willie Reed who throws down the alley-oop dunk.

0021600509 DET MIA recap

Andre Drummond tallies in 25 points with 18 rebounds, Reggie Jackson adds 27 points in a New Years Day victory for the Pistons against the Heat.

20170101 DECEMBER DEFENSIVE PLAYS MONTH NBA

NBA.com presents the top 10 defensive plays of the month.

0021600486 mia cha heat blocks

Miami Heat as a team record 10 blocks in a losing effort to the Hornets.

0021600377 ind mia RECAP

Hassan Whiteside has a monster game with 26 points and 22 boards as the Heat take care of the Pacers at home.

0021600350 mia chi reed block 1st

Doug McDermott drives to hoop for the reverse layup but is denied by Willie Reed.

20161209 botn

Jordan McRae goes up for the dunk and gets completely rejected by Willie Reed at the rim.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Was not drafted by the NBA out of college in the 2011 NBA Draft…was drafted in the second round (30th overall) in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft by the Springfield Armor…signed as a free agent with the Sacramento Kings on Sept. 21, 2012…waived by the Kings on Oct. 26, 2012…signed as a free agent with the Memphis Grizzlies on Apr. 17, 2013…waived by the Grizzlies on Oct. 26, 2013…returned to the Springfield Armor on Nov. 1, 2013…signed as a free agent with the Sacramento Kings on Mar. 28, 2014…waived by Sacramento on June 29, 2014…signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on Sept. 25, 2014…waived by Brooklyn on Oct. 23, 2014…signed with Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Basketball Super League on Nov. 2, 2014…joined the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League on Nov. 21, 2014…traded to the Iowa Energy on Feb. 26, 2015 in exchange for Diante Garrett…signed with Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto (Dominican Republic) on Apr. 28, 2015…signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on July 9, 2015…signed as a free agent with the HEAT on July 13, 2016.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Has appeared in 39 NBA regular season games (two starts) during his one-year career and has averaged 4.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 0.77 blocks and 10.9 minutes while shooting 57.1 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent from the foul line…has missed 16 games due to injury, 18 games as a DNP-CD, nine games while on D-League assignments, seven games for personal reasons and five games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…has scored in double figures on six occasions…has eight multi-block games and one multi-steal game…has appeared in 145 NBA Development League regular season games (102 starts) and has averaged 15.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.78 blocks, 0.9 assists and 31.4 minutes…has scored in double figures 123 times in D-League play, including 35 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…his longest stretch of consecutive games scoring in double figures in D-League play is 29 (Feb. 8-Dec. 6, 2014) and his longest streak of consecutive games with at least 20 points is four (Mar. 12-20, 2015)…grabbed double-figure rebounds 73 times in D-League play and posted 69 double-doubles…grabbed at least 20 rebounds in a D-League game six times and posted five games with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds…his longest streak of consecutive double-figure rebound games and consecutive games with a double-double is 11 (Feb. 28-Mar. 23, 2014)…has started both NBA D-League postseason games in which he has appeared and has averaged 9.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.00 blocks and 25 minutes while shooting 64.3 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the line…scored in double figures once in D-League postseason play…has appeared in 10 Liga Nacional de Baloncesto games and averaged 13.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.00 blocks, 1.3 assists and 23.2 minutes while shooting 62.8 percent from the field and 53.8 percent from the line…has appeared in one Israeli Basketball Super League game and totaled three rebounds and one assist.

2015-16 SEASON:
Appeared in 39 games (two starts) with the Brooklyn Nets and averaged 4.7 points (.571 FG%, .545 FT%), 3.1 rebounds and 10.9 minutes…missed 16 games due to injury, 16 games as a DNP-CD, seven games for personal reasons and four games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…sat out the first 15 games of the season (Oct. 28-Nov. 25) due to a torn ligament in his right thumb…sat out one game (Mar. 15 vs. Philadelphia) with a sore left knee…scored in double figures on six occasions…made his NBA debut on Dec. 4 in Madison Square Garden vs. the Knicks and tallied eight points, four rebounds and one block in 10:44 of playing time…made his first career start on Mar. 5 at Minnesota and registered career highs in points (14), rebounds (8), blocks (4), assists (3) and minutes played (31:33)…Season Highs: 14 points (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), eight rebounds (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), four blocks (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), three assists (at Minnesota, Mar. 5), two steals (at Detroit, Jan. 9) and 31:33 minutes (at Minnesota, Mar. 5).

2014-15 SEASON:
Split the season between Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Basketball Super League, the Grand Rapids Drive and the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League and Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto…appeared in one game with Hapoel Eilat and totaled three rebounds and one assist in 12 minutes of action…appeared in 48 D-League games (39 starts) and averaged 16.4 points (.603 FG%, .568 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 1.92 blocks, 1.1 assists and 33.8 minutes…was named to the All NBA D-League First Team and the NBA D-League All-Defensive First Team…was also selected to the NBA D-League Futures All-Star Team…led the D-League in offensive and total rebounds and also ranked among the league leaders in defensive rebounds (2nd), rebounds per game (4th), blocked shots (5th) and field goals made (9th)…scored in double figures 42 times, including 15 games with at least 20 points and three 30-point efforts…grabbed double-figure rebounds 38 times, including three games with at least 20 boards…amassed 35 double-doubles, including two 20-point, 20-rebound games…appeared in 31 games (22 starts) with the Grand Rapids Drive and averaged 14.6 points (.617 FG%, .558 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 2.06 blocks, 1.0 assists and 31.4 minutes…started all 17 games in which he appeared for the Iowa Energy and averaged 19.8 points (.585 FG%, .582 FT%), 12.1 rebounds, 1.65 blocks, 1.4 assists and 38.1 minutes…saw action in 10 games with Metros de Santiago and averaged 13.2 points (.628 FG%, .538 FT%), 7.2 rebounds, 2.00 blocks, 1.3 assists and 23.2 minutes.

2013-14 SEASON:
Split the season between the Sacramento Kings of the NBA and the Springfield Armor and Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League…did not appear in a game with the Kings…did not miss any games due to injury, but missed two games as a DNP-CD (Apr. 16 vs. Phoenix and Apr. 9 at Portland) and nine games while on D-League assignments…appeared in 49 D-League games (33 starts) with Springfield and Reno and averaged 14.7 points (.595 FG%, .640 FT%), 9.9 rebounds, 1.65 blocks, 1.0 assists and 31.1 minutes… earned All D-League Honorable Mention honors and was named to the All-Defensive Second Team…ranked among the D-League leaders in offensive rebounds (3rd), blocks (3rd) and field goal percentage (10th)…scored in double figures 42 times, including 11 games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds on 23 occasions, including a pair of games with at least 20 rebounds…recorded a pair of 20-point, 20-rebound games…amassed 22 double-doubles…scored 20 points and grabbed a D-League career-high 24 rebounds vs. Erie on Mar. 17…appeared in 44 games (33 starts) with Springfield and averaged 14.8 points (.590 FG%, .612 FT%), 10.1 rebounds, 1.57 blocks and 31.8 minutes…came off the bench in all five games in which he appeared for Reno and averaged 13.6 points (.649 FG%, .800 FT%), 7.6 rebounds, 2.40 blocks, 1.2 assists and 25 minutes…started both postseason games for Reno and averaged 9.5 points (.643 FG%, .500 FT%), 8.5 rebounds, 2.00 blocks and 25 minutes.

2012-13 SEASON:
Spent time with the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League…did not appear in a game with the Grizzlies and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list for the lone game (Apr. 17 vs. Utah) that he was on the roster…appeared in 48 games (30 starts) with the Armor and averaged 14.8 points (.557 FG%, .505 FT%), 7.8 rebounds, 1.77 blocks and 29.3 minutes…earned All D-League Honorable Mention honors…was named the D-League Performer of the Week for the week of Mar. 11…ranked fifth in the D-League in total blocks…scored in double figures 39 times, including nine games with at least 20 points… grabbed double-figure rebounds on 12 occasions, including one 20-rebound performance and posted 12 double-doubles…tallied 21 points and a D-League season-best 20 rebounds vs. Fort Wayne on Mar. 17.

College History

Played two seasons at Saint Louis University before becoming an early entry candidate for the 2011 NBA Draft…appeared in 67 games (54 starts) for the Billikens and averaged 10.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.69 blocks and 24.7 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the foul line…finished his career second on the school’s all-time field goal percentage list and tied for third in blocks…earned Atlantic-10 All-Conference honorable mention honors as a sophomore in 2009-10 after averaging 12.4 points (.587 FG%, .474 FT%), 7.9 rebounds, 2.09 blocks and 27.5 minutes in 35 games (32 starts) …topped the Atlantic-10 and ranked fourth in the NCAA in field goal percentage in 2009-10…also ranked among the Atlantic-10 leaders in blocks (2nd) and rebounds (5th)…led the Billikens in both rebounds and blocks and finished second on the team in points, field goals made and free throws made…set the school single-season record for blocks with 73…his 278 rebounds in 2009-10 were the most by a sophomore at SLU since Cal Burnett had 416 during the 1956-57 season…appeared in 32 games (22 starts) as a freshman in 2008-09 and averaged 7.7 points (.551 FG%, .546 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 1.25 blocks and 21.7 minutes…was named the Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Week on Jan. 5, 2009…led the team in blocks as a freshman and was tied for second in rebounds.

Full name is Willie Lamont Reed, Jr…his nickname is “Showtime”…is the son of Willie Reed Sr. and Cortasha Adams…has a younger brother (Jaden Reed) and a younger sister (LaToya Reed)…married his wife, Jasmine Reed, in the summer of 2015…has two sons (Nathaniel and Nicholas)…chose to major in media and broadcast journalism at St. Louis because when he’s done playing he would like to stay involved in the game either as a broadcaster or in a player development/coaching role…is in the process of starting his own charitable foundation…donated school supplies to 400 students at the Brookside Charter School in Kansas City in August 2016…also had a school supplies giveaway to over 100 kids in South Miami on Aug. 14, 2016…his most prized possession is the jersey from his first NBA game…is a big fan of his hometown Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs…threw out the first pitch prior to the Chicago White Sox-Kansas City Royals game at Kauffman Stadium on Sept. 4, 2015…considered Michael Jordan his favorite player growing up but now enjoys watching film of Oscar Robertson and Hakeem Olajuwon…in his free time he enjoys writing poetry and playing video games…lists ice skating as one of his hidden talents…is learning how to play golf…wears size 16 sneakers.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 71GP 1030MIN 162FGM 285FGA 56.8FG% 13PM 43PA 253P% 49FTM 88FTA 55.7FT% 129OREB 203DREB 332REB 26AST 31TOV 18STL 47BLK 137PF 4DD2 0TD3 374PTS 35+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016MIA715103037416228556.81425498855.71292033322618473113735
2015BKN3924251827613357.1000305554.54973122106301647-80

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