DJ Wilson

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Selected by the Bucks with 17th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft
  • Made his NBA debut on 10/20/17 and appeared in 22 games as a rookie in 2017-18
  • Led Michigan with 5.3 rebounds per game and 57 blocks in 2016-17
  • Averaged 16.0 points per game during Michigan’s run to the Sweet 16 in the 2017 NCAA Tournament

2017-18 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS … appeared in 22 games in his rookie season … averaged 1.0 point in 3.2 minutes per game … shot 56.3 percent from the field and 40.0 percent from beyond the arc … scored five points (2-2 FG) at MIN on 2/1 … tallied four points with two rebounds and an assist at SAC on 11/28 in a season-high 13 minutes … scored the first points of his NBA career on 10/31 vs. OKC, finishing with four points … made his NBA debut on 10/20 vs. CLE … has 44 DNP-CDs … inactive for 13 games … played in 11 games (all starts) with the Wisconsin Herd, averaging 15.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.

PRO CAREER2017 NBA Summer League: Played in all five of Milwaukee’s Las Vegas Summer League games … averaged 11.8 points on 38.3 percent shooting … also averaged 5.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 blocks in 25.2 minutes per game.

COLLEGE2016-17: Played in 38 games (36 starts) and averaged 11.0 points, a team-high 5.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game … shot 53.8 percent from the field … scored in double figures 22 times … led Michigan with 57 blocks … averaged 15.3 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 60.5 percent from the field in four Big Ten Tournament games … averaged 16.0 points per game in three NCAA Tournament games … named Michigan’s Most Improved Player …  2015-16: Played in 26 games a sophomore and averaged 2.7 points in 6.1 minutes per game … 2014-15: Appeared in five games as a freshman in 2014-15 before injuring his left knee, which sidelined him for the remainder of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL … Played at Capital Christian School in 2014 … named to the MaxPreps All-NorCal First Team and California All-State Second Team … California Division IV Most Valuable Player in 2014 … recorded an 80-15 three-year record … in 2014, led Capital Christian to a final No. 3 state ranking as well as the CIF Sac-Joaquin Sectional title … helped Capital Christian to three straight Golden Empire Conference championships … as a senior, averaged 13.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS … Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 17th overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft ... signed his first NBA contract with the Bucks on 7/06/17. 

PERSONAL … Full name is DeVante Jaylen Wilson … goes by D.J. … middle name was inspired by Michigan Fab Fiver Jalen Rose … born 2/19/96 … son of Taniya Ballard … on Twitter as @Lanky_Smoove.

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