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Sacramento Kings | #9 | Guard-Forward

Kevin

Huerter

PPG

15.9

RPG

3.4

APG

3.2

PIE

9.2

HEIGHT

6'7" (2.01m)

WEIGHT

198lb (90kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Maryland

AGE

24 years

BIRTHDATE

August 27, 1998

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 19

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

6'7" | 198lb | 24 years

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 19

BIRTHDATE

August 27, 1998

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Maryland

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Selected by the Hawks in the first round (19th overall) of the 2018 NBA Draft as an early-entry candidate • Signed to a contract on July 1, 2018. • LAST SEASON (2018-19): Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team after averaging 9.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 2.9 apg in 27.3mpg (.419 FG%, .385 3FG%, .732 FT%) in 75 contests (59 starts) • Among qualifying NBA rookies, ranked third in 3FG% (36th in the NBA), sixth in apg, seventh in spg and mpg, 10th in ppg and 12th in rpg • Scored in double-figures 37 times (including three games with at least 20 points) and had two double-digit rebounding nights • Recorded six games with at least five 3FGM, the second-highest total among rookies • His 136 3FGM are second in Hawks rookie history and the sixth-most in NBA history by a rookie age 20 or younger • Missed two games (1/21-23) due to a sore neck, two games (2/22-23) with a left ankle sprain and two games (1/8, 4/5) due to mid-back pain • SEASON HIGHS: 29 pts @PHI (1/11), 10 rebs (2x), 7 assts (3x), 3 stls (3x), 1 blk (25x), 11 FGM (2x), 6 3FGM @IND (12/31), 3 FTM (3x), 44 mins @WAS (1/2).

BEFORE NBA

In two seasons at Maryland, played in 65 games (all starts) and averaged 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 31.9 minutes (.466 FG%, .394 3FG%, .748 FT%) • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten as a sophomore in 2017-18 averaging 14.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 34.4 minutes (.503 FG%, .417 3FG%, .758 FT%) in 32 starts • Ranked eighth in the Big Ten in three-point field goals per game (2.3) and ninth in threepoint percentage • His 76 three pointers made was the fifth-highest total in a single season in school history, and his 3FG% ranked seventh • Had four games with 20-or-more points • Started all 33 games as a freshman in 2016-17, compiling 9.3 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 2.7 apg and 1.0 spg in 29.4 mpg (.420 FG%, .371 3FG%, .714 FT%).

PERSONAL LIFE

Parents are Tom and Erin Huerter • Has a brother, Thomas, Jr., and two sisters - Meghan and Jillian • Thomas, Jr. is a graduate transfer at Catholic University this season • His father led Siena to its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 1989, helping lead the 14th-seeded Saints to an 80-78 upset win over the third-seeded Stanford Cardinal in the first round in the NCAA Tournament in 1989 • Nickname is “Red Velvet” • Starting center fielder on his high school baseball team who captured the state championship his senior year • High school baseball teammate, Ian Anderson, was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the first round (third overall) in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft • Majored in Letters & Sciences at Maryland