2021 NBA Draft Profile

Miles

McBride

Round 2Pick 36
Drafted By:Oklahoma City Thunder
Position
G
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200 lbs
School/Club
West Virginia
Country
USA
Status
Sophomore
Birthday
09/08/2000
Draft 2021

DRAFT TRADE:

Acquired by Knicks in trade with Thunder.
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

• One of 30 players selected to the 2020-21 Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team
• 2020-21 AP All-America Honorable Mention selection
• 2020-21 All-Big 12 Second Team choice
• 2019-20 Big 12 All-Freshman Team honoree

SOPHOMORE (2020-21)

• Ranked fifth in the Big 12 in scoring (15.9 ppg), second in assists (4.8 apg) and fourth in steals (1.90 spg)
• Shot a team-high 41.4% from three-point range, up from 30.4% as a freshman
• Two-time Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb. 8, Feb. 22)
• Only Big 12 player with more than one 30-point game (two)
• Posted 31 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and three steals vs. Kansas (Feb. 6)
• Recorded 30 points, six rebounds and six assists vs. Morehead State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (March 19)
• Had a career-high nine assists with zero turnovers against Florida (Jan. 30)

STRENGTHS

• Sturdy combo guard with excellent defensive potential
• Elite on-ball defender with a ball-hawk mentality
• Versatile scorer who can create his own shot
• Good touch on mid-range jumper; has three-point range.

PERSONAL

• 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team choice
• 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team pick
• Standout high school quarterback
• High school basketball teammate of the Pelicans’ Jaxson Hayes
• Father, Walt, played basketball at Xavier
• Mother, Kim, played tennis at Ohio State

–Profile by NBA Communications