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New Orleans Pelicans | #3 | Guard

Josh

Hart

PPG

10.1

RPG

6.5

APG

1.7

PIE

9.1

6'5" | 215lb | 25 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Has appeared in 130 games (45 starts) for Los Angeles, holding career averages of 7.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 24.4 minutes. Has scored in double-figures 44 times and rebounded in double-digits 13 times.

BEFORE NBA

Villanova 2013-2017: Appeared in 146 games (75 starts) at Villanova, averaging 13.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals in 28.0 minutes. Scored in double figures in 104 career games, including 22 games with 20+ points and two games with 30+ points...Tallied 14 career double-doubles and one triple-double. Senior (2016-17): Consensus First-Team All-American. Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award winner. NABC Division I All-America First Team. USBWA District II Player of the Year and All-District II selection. Big East Player of the Year and Big East Co-Defensive Player of the Year, in addition to an All-Big East First Team selection. Finalist for the Naismith Award, Wooden Award and USBWA Player of the Year Award. 2017 Big East Tournament MVP. Appeared in 36 games (35 starts), averaging 18.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.6 steals. Ranked first in the Big East in points (18.7), fourth in field goal percentage (.510), fourth in rebounds (6.4) and seventh in steals (1.5). Had five double-doubles. Recorded his only career triple-double on 12/3 vs. St. Joseph’s with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Scored in double figures in all 36 games, including 13 games of 20+ points. Scored a career-high 37 points 12/10 versus Notre Dame. Junior (2015-16): USBWA District II Player of the Year and All-District II selection. NABC All-District 5 First Team selection. All-Big East First Team selection. Appeared in 40 games (38 starts), averaging 15.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2steals per game. Ranked second in the Big East in field goal percentage (.513), eight in points (15.4) and ninth in rebounds (6.8). Had eight double-doubles. Averaged 17.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per outing at the NCAA Final Four, leading the Wildcats to the National Championship. Scored in double figures in 37 of 40 games, including six outings of 20+ points. Sophomore (2014-15): Big East Sixth Man of the Year. 2015 Big East Tournament MVP. Appeared in 36 games (two starts), averaging 10.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.1 steals. Ranked second in the Big East in three-point field goal percentage (.442). Scored in double figures in 18 of 36 games. Freshman (2013-14): Big East All-Rookie Team selection. Big East Rookie of the Week on three occasions. Appeared in 34 games, averaging 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds.

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Moses and Pat Hart. Has two older siblings: brother Moses and sister Aimee. Is a fan of the television show The Office. Hosts his own Podcast, entitled the Light Harted Podcast, which features interview with top performers in sports, entertainment, business and tech. Is an avid video game player, and streams his gaming on his own Twitch channel (JHartShow). Graduated with a degree from Villanova in Communications.