Harry Giles III

Harry Giles III

#20

POS: Forward

HT: 6-10

WT: 240

DOB: 4/22/98

College: Duke

Years: Rookie

Drafted: 2017

20th overall - Portland; acquired by Sacramento

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

  • An early entry candidate, selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round (20th overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft
  • Draft rights acquired by the Kings along with draft rights to Justin Jackson (15th overall) from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for the draft rights to Zach Collins (10th overall) on the night of the Draft (6/22/17)
  • Signed a multi-year contract with the Kings (7/6/17)

2017-18 (Sacramento)

  • Inactive in every game during the 2017-18 season due to bi-lateral knee rehabilitation

SUMMER LEAGUE (California Classic/Las Vegas)

  • Averaged 9.3 ppg (13-27 FG), 6.0 rpg, 0.3 apg, 1.7 spg, 1.0 bpg and 33.0 mpg in three games during the 2018 California Classic
  • Averaged 10.8 ppg (20-48 FG), 7.0 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1.5 spg and 22.8 mpg in four games during the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League

KINGS

  • First time since the 1993 NBA Draft the Kings acquired an entrant from Duke on draft night
  • The last former Blue Devil Sacramento acquired on draft night was Bobby Hurley, who the team selected with the 7th overall pick
  • In franchise history, the Kings have selected four other players out of Duke University with Jim Newcombe being the first after the Cinncinati Royals drafted him in the 14th round with the 84th overall pick in the 1958 NBA Draft

COLLEGE CAREER

  • As a freshman, averaged 3.9 ppg (.577 FG%, 12-24 FT), 3.8 rpg, 0.7 bpg, and 11.5 mpg in 26 games (6 starts)
  • Sat out the first 11 games of the season after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in October
  • Ranked fourth among ACC players with at least 150 minutes played on the season in rebound sper 40 minutes (13.3)
  • Made his Blue Devils debut vs. Tennesse State (12/19/16)
  • Top SingleGame Performances: Posted four points and eight rebounds in 13 minutes in the ACC opener vs. Virgina Tech (12/31/16)
  • Scored 10 points along with a team-high 12 boards to record his lone double-double of the season vs. Georgia Tech (1/4/17)
  • Notched double-figure scoring for the second time after matching his season-high 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-3 FT) vs. Boston College (1/9/17)
  • Blocked two shots, totaled seven points (3-5 FG, 1-4 FT) and added six rebounds vs. Louisville (1/14/17)
  • Back in his hometown, had six points (3-5 FG) and five rebounds in a win at Wake Forest
  • Grabbed a team-high eight boards, including five offensive rebounds, to go along with two points at Miami (2/25/17)
  • Tied a team-high with seven rebounds while posting six points and four blocks in just 15 minutes in an ACC Tournament semifinals win over eventual NCAA Tournament winner, North Carolina
  • Recorded four points (2-2 FG) and four boards in just 10 minutes of play in Duke's ACC Tournament Championship win vs. Notre Dame

PERSONAL

  • Born Harry Lee Giles III on April 22, 1998, in Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Son of Harry and Melissa Giles
  • Father played football and basketball at Winston-Salem State
  • Has a brother, Marquis, and three sisters, Shari, Shalaria and Quanetra
  • Played for Chris Paul's AAU team
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