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Sacramento Kings | #22 | Forward

Richaun

Holmes

PPG

13.6

RPG

7.5

APG

2.1

PIE

10.9

6'10" | 235lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: Selected in the second round (37th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers out of Bowling Green (6/25/15) ... Signed a multi-year deal with Philadelphia (6/30/15) ... Had his team option exercised extending his contract with Philadelphia (6/12/18) ... Acquired by Phoenix in a trade from Philadelphia for cash considerations (6/20/18) … Signed a contract with Sacramento (7/16/19). NBA CAREER: Averaging 8.4 ppg (.583 FG%, .257 3pt%, .724 FT%), 5.0 rpg, 0.9 apg, 0.6 spg, 1.0 bpg and 18.8 mpg in 270 career NBA games (62 starts) over five seasons with three teams: Philadelphia (2015-18), Phoenix (2018-19) and Sacramento (2019-20). NBA PLAYOFFS: Has appeared in three career playoff games seeing 11 minutes of postseason action, totaling one rebound and one assist. NBA G LEAGUE: Averaged 12.2 ppg (.592 FG%, 1-6 3pt, .737 FT%), 6.7 rpg, 1.0 apg, 1.5 bpg and 24.5 mpg in six games (6 starts) with the Delaware Blue Coats during the 2016-17 season. 2019-20 (Sacramento): Averaged 12.3 ppg (.648 FG%, .788 FT%), 8.1 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.9 spg, 1.3 bpg and 28.2 mpg in 44 games (38 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 12.7 ppg (.656 FG%, .812 FT%), 8.5 rpg, 1.0 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.3 bpg and 29.6 mpg in 38 games ... As a reserve, averaged 9.5 ppg (.590 FG%, .647 FT%), 6.0 rpg, 0.5 apg, 1.3 bpg and 19.7 mpg in six games ... Led the Kings in scoring five times and in rebounding 21 times ... Scored in double figures in 29 games, including seven games with 20+ points ... Grabbed 10 or more boards in 15 games ... Totaled 13 double-doubles, setting a new single-season career-high, including three straight doubledoubles from Dec. 21 to Dec. 26, 2019; had multiple games with 20 points and 15 rebounds, the most in a single season by a Kings player since DeMarcus Cousins during the 201617 season ... Missed 28 games ... Inactive in two games due to a right shoulder strain (1/7/20, 1/10/20) ... Inactive in 23 games due to right shoulder soreness (1/13-3/5/20) ... Inactive in three games due to right hip soreness (8/9-8/13/20) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 24 points going 10-for-14 from the floor, which included seven makes without a miss to go with 13 rebounds and two blocks vs. Denver (10/28) as he became only the second player in franchise history to total 24 points, 13 rebounds and two blocks while making 10+ field goals and shooting .650% from the field off the bench and the first player in the Sac era ... Totaled 20 points and 15 rebounds, including a new career-high with 12 defensive boards in a win vs. Phoenix (11/19/19) ... Totaled a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds making a career-high tying 11 field goals at Portland (12/4/19) ... Notched 13 points, 14 rebounds and five assists as he tied his career-high in assists at San Antonio (12/6/19) ... Recorded 16 points, eight rebounds a career-high tying four steals as he also tied career-highs in makes and attempts from the line going 8-for-8 in a win at Houston (12/9/19) ... Collected a career-high nine offensive rebounds as he totaled 12 rebounds and 18 points at Memphis (12/21/19) ... Notched 20 points and a new career-high 18 boards on 9-of-15 shooting vs. Minnesota (12/26/19) as he became the first Kings player with at least 20 points and 18 rebounds since DeMarcus Cousins (Jan. 28, 2017 at CHA) ... Grabbed 10 rebounds to go with 22 points as he shot 8-of-13 from the field vs. the LA Clippers (12/31/19). 2018-19 (Phoenix): Averaged 8.2 ppg (.608 FG%, .731 FT%), 4.7 rpg, 0.9 apg, 0.6 sig, 1.1 bpg and 16.9 mpg in 70 game (4 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 12.0 ppg (.647 FG%, .500 FT%) 6.8 rpg, 1.5 apg, 1.5 bpg and 28.3 mpg in four games ... As a reserve, averaged 7.9 ppg (.604 FG%, .743 FT%), 4.6 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.6 spg, 1.1 bpg and 16.2 mpg in 66 games ... Set career-highs in field goal percentage, free throw percentage and blocks per game for a single season ... Ranked 23rd in blocks per game in the NBA ... One of two players to record 75+ blocks while playing in 1,200 total minutes or less during the 2018-19 season ... Led the Suns in scoring two times and in rebounding seven times ... Scored in double figures in 32 games ... Grabbed 10+ rebounds in five contests ... Collected five double-doubles, tying his career-high for double-doubles in a season ... Missed 12 games ... Inactive in one game due to stomach flu (12/31/18) ... Inactive in four games due to a right foot sprain (1/20-1/25/19) ... Did not dress in one game due to a right quad strain (3/16/19) … Inactive in one game due to a right quad strain (3/18/19) ... Inactive in one game due to a headache (3/30/19) ... Did not dress in three games due to a left ankle sprain (4/5-4/9/19) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 10 points, four rebounds, two blocks and a career-best four steals at the LA Clippers (11/28/18) ... Recorded a double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and three assists, including a career-high tying six offensive rebounds vs. Sacramento (12/4/18) ... Scored a season-high 19 points to go with seven boards, three blocks, two assists and one steal vs. the LA Clippers (12/10/18) ... Dished out a career-high tying five assists while notching 16 points, six rebounds, two steals and one block at Dallas (1/9/19) ... Collected 11 boards and added 12 points as he went 5-of-9 from the floor at Houston (3/15/19) ... Made a career-high eight free throws on a career-high tying eight attempts for 14 points at Sacramento (3/23/19). 2017-18 (Philadelphia): Averaged 6.5 ppg (.560 FG%, 4-31 3pt, .661 FT%), 4.4 rpg, 1.3 apg, 0.4 spg, 0.6 bpg and 15.5 mpg in 48 games (2 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 10.5 ppg (8-14 FG, 1-3 3pt, 4-7 FT), 8.0 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.0 bog and 24.1 mpg in two games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.3 ppg (.559 FG%, 3-28 3pt, .673 FT%), 4.2 rpg, 1.2 apg, 0.4 spg, 0.6 bpg and 15.2 mpg in 46 games ... Set a career-high in assists per game for a single season ... Scored in double figures in 14 four games … Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in one game ... Recorded one double-double ... Missed 34 games ... Inactive in eight games due to non-displaced fracture in the radial bone of his left wrist (10/18-11/1/17) … Did not play in 24 games due to coach’s decision (11/13/17, 11/20/17, 11/22/17, 11/29/17, 12/2/17, 12/4/17, 12/25/17, 12/28/17, 12/31/17, 1/20/18, 1/22/18, 1/31- 2/6/18, 2/10/18, 2/12/18, 2/22/18, 3/1/18, 3/4/18, 3/8/18, 3/13/18, 3/15/18, 3/19/18, 3/21/18) ... Not with team in one game due to gastroenteritis (1/15/18) ... Inactive in one game due to gastroenteritis (1/18/18) … Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded 15 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and one block as he grabbed a career-high tying 11 defensive boards in a win at Minnesota (12/12/17) ...Tallied two points, two steals, two blocks and a career-high tying five assists in a win at Brooklyn (3/11/18) ... Totaled 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals in a win at Detroit (4/4/18) ... Scored a season-high 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting to accompany seven rebounds, two blocks and one steal in a win vs. Milwaukee (4/11/18). 2018 NBA Playoffs: Recorded one rebound and one assist in 11 minutes of postseason competition going 0-of-1 from the field in three games (0 starts) for Philadelphia ... Missed seven games ... Did not play in seven games due to coach’s decision (4/19-4/24/18, 5/3-5/9/18). 2016-17 (Philadelphia): Averaged 9.8 ppg (. FG%, 3pt, . FT%), 5.5 rpg, 1.0 bog and 20.9 mpg in 57 games (17 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 14.0 ppg (.544 FG%, .310 3pt%, .794 FT%), 7.2 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.9 bpg and 28.6 mpg in 17 games ... As a reserve, averaged 8.0 ppg (.570 FG%, .400 3pt%, .652 FT%), 4.7 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.7 spg, 1.0 bpg and 17.7 mpg in 40 games ... Set career-highs in points and rebounds per game along with a career-high in field goals made (230), 3-point field goals made (27) and 3-point field goal percentage for a single season ... Scored in double figures in 29 games, including three games with 20 points or more ... Grabbed 10+ rebounds in six games ... Recorded a career-high five double-doubles ... Missed 25 games ... Did not play 12 games due to coach’s decision (11/5/16, 11/21/16, 11/27/16, 12/16-12/20/16, 1/6- 1/11/17, 1/27/17, 1/30/17, 2/15/17) ... Not with team in one game due to illness (11/23/16 ... Not with team in four games due to concussion protocol (12/23-12/30/16) ... Did not dress in one game due to concussion protocol (1/3/17) ... Inactive in five games due to G League assignment (1/13-1/20/17) ... Not with team in two games due to upper respiratory infection (2/8/17, 2/9/17) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Tallied five blocks for a new career-high as he added 12 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and one assist in a win vs. Washington (2/24/17) ... Posted 24 points as he shot 11-of-19 from the floor, setting career-highs in field goals made and attempted to go with career-bests of 14 rebounds and five assists at Orlando (3/20/17) ... Notched a double-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and two steals as he collected a career-high 11 defensive rebounds at Indiana (3/26/17) ... Went 11-for-16 from the field, tying his career-high in field goals made as he scored a career-high 25 points and added eight rebounds vs. Atlanta (3/29/17) ... Knocked down a career-high three 3-pointers and finished the game 6-of-11 from the field for 17 points to go with 10 boards and one block vs. Milwaukee (4/8/17). 2015-16 (Philadelphia): Averaged 5.6 ppg (.514 FG%, 8-44 3pt, .689 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.4 spg, 0.8 bpg and 13.8 mpg in 51 games (1 start) … As a starter, totaled 11 points (4-9 FG, 0-3 3pt, 3-5 FT), three rebounds, one assist and two blocks in 28 minutes in one game ... As a reserve, averaged 5.5 ppg (.516 FG%, 8-41 3pt, .696 FT%), 2.6 rpg, 0.6 apg, 0.4 spg ,0.8 bpg and 13.5 mpg in 50 games ... Became 18th rookie in NBA history since 1973-74, when the steal was first recorded as a statistic, to total 40 blocks in 750 minutes or less in the player’s first career season ... Among first-year players, ranked seventh in blocks per game and eighth in total blocks (40) .... Scored in double figures in 11 games ... Missed 31 games ... Did not dress in four games due to a right hamstring strain (11/11/15, 11/16-11/20/15) ... Not with team in two games due to a right hamstring strain (11/13/15, 11/14/15) ... Did not play in three games due to a right hamstring strain (11/21-11/25/15) ... Did not play in four games due to coach’s decision (12/1/15, 1/9/16, 1/10/16, 1/30/16) ... Inactive in two games due to a sprained right ankle (2/5- 2/6/16) ... Did not play in one game due to a sprained right ankle (2/8/16) ... Did not dress in 13 games due to a right Achilles strain (3/12/16, 3/17-3/21/16, 3/27/16, 3/29/16, 4/2-4/13/16) ... Not with team in two games due to a right Achilles strain (3/15/16, 4/1/15) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Shot 5-of-8 on field goal attempts for 12 points along with seven rebounds, two blocks and one steal at Atlanta (12/16/15) ... Scored a season-high 18 points as he went 8-for-11 from the field while adding three rebounds and three blocks at Utah (12/28/15) ... Recorded 13 points, eight rebounds and two assists, including a career-high six offensive rebounds vs. Miami (3/4/16).

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE (Bowling Green, 2012-15; Moraine Valley CC, 2011-12): Averaged 11.5 points (.554 FG%, .353 3pt, .697 FT%), 6.9 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.8 spg, 2.6 bpg and 26.5 mpg in 95 career collegiate games (64 starts) over three seasons at Bowling Green from 2012-15 ... Only player in BGSU Men’s basketball history to total 1,000 points, 600 rebounds and 200 blocks or more during their collegiate career ... Holds the program’s alltime record with 244 career blocks while ranking seventh in career field goal percentage ... Sixth in the MAC conference in career blocks and third in the conference in blocks per game average ... As a senior, averaged 14.7 ppg (.563 FG%, .419 3pt%, .712 FT%), 8.0 rpg, 0.8 apg, 0.7 spg, 2.7 bpg and 28.8 mpg in 31 games (31 starts) during the 2014-15 season on his on way to earning MAC Defensive Player of the Year and a spot on the All-MAC First Team ... Second most blocks in program history for a single season ... Named to the NABC District 14 All-District First Team and received MAC East Division Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on four occasions ... Among the nation’s leaders, ranked 19th in blocks per game, 25th in total blocks (83) and 25th in field goal percentage ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 25 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks and he went 10-for-12 from the floor in a win at Detroit (11/30/14) ... Totaled 21 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks and two steals vs. Miami (OH) (2/18/15) ... Made eight of his 10 shots from the charity stripe recording 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. Canisius ... As a junior, averaged 13.3 ppg (.507 FG%, .300 3pt%, 706 FT%), 7.7 rpg, 0.9 apg, 1.1 spg, 2.8 bpg and 32.0 mpg in 32 games (31 starts) during the 2013-14 season on his way to a MAC All-Conference Third Team selection ... Most blocks (88) in a single season in program history ... He was one of five players in 2013-14 to average 2.75 blocks and 1.1 steals per game ... Top Single-Game Performances: Scored a season-high 26 points to go with nine rebounds and five blocks at Xavier (12/7/13) ... Recorded 21 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and seven blocks in a win vs. North Dakota (12/11/13) ... Totaled 17 points, seven blocks, five boards and two steals in a win at Morehead State (12/15/13) ... As a sophomore, averaged 6.5 ppg (.633 FG%, 0-2 3pt, .620 FT%), 5.0 rpg, 0.5 spg, 2.3 bpg and 18.8 mpg in 32 games (2 starts) in his first season at Bowling Green during the 2012-13 season ... Set the school record for most blocks in a season with 73, which now ranks third in program history after he eclipsed his 2012-13 blocks total in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons ... Top Single-Game Performances: Notched 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks at Akron (2/16/13) ... Posted nine points, 10 rebounds, one steal and one block in a win vs. New Orleans (2/21/13) ... In his lone season at Moraine Valley Community College, averaged 19.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.2 blocks per game on his way to earning NJCAA AllAmerican honors and Skyway Conference Player of the Year ... Led the team to a 27-9 record as a team captain and set the program record for most blocked shots in a single season. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lockport Township High School where he played two years of varsity basketball ... He grew from 6’2” to 6’9” going in to high school, but did not receive any Division 1 offers until he had already committed to playing for Moraine Valley Community College ... Averaged 11.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game during his senior season as he set the school record for blocked shots.

PERSONAL LIFE

PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 15, 1993 to Richard Sr, and Lydecia Holmes ... His parents are both Doctors of Divinity who run a church in Chicago ... Has three brothers ... Along with teammates Harrison Barnes, Bogdan Bogdanovic and De’Aaron Fox jointly donated more than 1,000 meals to families and children during the COVID-19 pandemic while also directly supporting local restaurants ... Hosts a two-day camp in his hometown at his old high school, Lockport Township, for boys and girls ages 7-18 to help develop fundamentally strong athletes by teaching training methods and implementing the value of high characters and moral values ... Majored in Liberal Studies at Bowling Green ... @Rich_Holmes22 on Twitter.