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San Antonio Spurs | #28 | Forward


Woodard II









6'6" | 235lb | 22 years

Player Bio


TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: An early entrant candidate selected in the second round (40th overall pick) by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2020 NBA Draft out of Mississippi State (11/18/20) ... Draft rights traded to the Sacramento Kings along with a 2022 second-round selection in exchange for the draft rights to the 35th overall selection (Xavier Tillman Sr.) ... signed multi-year contract with Sacramento (12/1/20). 2020-21 (Sacramento): Averaging 1.5 ppg (.400 FG%, 1-6 3pt%, .375 FT%), 1.2 rpg and 3.5 mpg in 13 games (0 starts) ... Played a career-high 11 minutes vs. Utah (5/16) ... Flex-assigned to Austin Spurs on 1/29 ... Recalled from Austin Spurs on 2/28 ... Missed 12 games due to lower back soreness ... Missed 5 games due to right hamstring strain ... shot 3-of-6 FT at PHI (3/20). 2020-21 G LEAGUE (Austin Spurs): Played for Austin Spurs during the G League bubble ... Averaging 16.8 ppg (.415 FG%, .213 3pt%, .686 FT%), 11.0 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.4 spg and 31.2 mpg in 12 games (6 starts).


COLLEGE (Mississippi State, 2018-20): Woodard II has seen action in 65 games with 32 starts … More than doubled scoring average between his freshman and sophomore seasons … Also improved his rebounds, assists, steals and blocks totals … Registered 539 points, 342 rebounds, 53 steals and 49 blocks … Notched 10-plus points in 22 outings … Surpassed 500 points during 61st career game at Texas A&M (Feb. 22, 2020) ... Woodard II provided 11.4 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.1 spg and 1.0 bpg … One of three players to start all 31 games … One of three Power 5 players with Colorado’s Tyler Bey and Michigan’s Jon Teske to average over 10.0 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.0 APG, 1.0 SPG and 1.0 BPG … Connected on 49.5 percent from the field (136-of-275), 42.9 percent from three-point territory (30-of-70) and 64.1 percent at the foul line (50-of-78) … The 6.5 rebounds per game are 12th in the SEC rankings … Grabbed 2.2 of his 6.5 rebounds on the offensive end which was 9th on the SEC leaderboard … Joined by Reggie Perry (17.4 PPG), Tyson Carter (13.9 PPG) and Nick Weatherspoon (11.6 PPG) in double figures … The last time MSU had four players average double figures for a season was in 2010-11 … The 54.3 combined PPG is fifth-highest with all four members averaging double figures since 1979-80 … Registered 19 games in double figures which was third on the team … Collected a trio of double-doubles … His 35 steals led the team ... Top Single-Game Performances: Woodard II posted nine points and eight rebounds against Florida International (Nov. 5) during season debut … Racked up a career-high 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds coupled with a career-high four assists, three steals and two blocks versus New Orleans (Nov. 17) … One of five SEC players to have 20-plus points and 15-plus rebounds during a game in 2019-20 … Fired in 17 points and eight rebounds against No. 17 Villanova (Nov. 22) … Compiled his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds versus Kansas State (Dec. 14) … Amassed 17 points, nine rebounds and a career-best four steals against Radford (Dec. 18) … Notched 12 points and 12 rebounds versus No. 8 Auburn (Jan. 4) in SEC opener … Turned in 17 points on 7-of-9 from the floor against Georgia (Jan. 18) … Finished season with nine of his last 13 games in double figures (Jan. 25-March 7) … Pumped in 16 and 14 points, respectively, during wins over Florida (Jan 28) and Tennessee (Feb. 1) … Managed 15 points and seven rebounds at No. 15 Kentucky (Feb. 4) … Ripped off 18 points at Texas A&M (Feb. 22) … Filled the box score with 10 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks versus Alabama (Feb. 25) … Wrapped season with an 11-point effort against Ole Miss (March 7)... (2018-19) Woodard II notched 5.5 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.5 spg and 0.5 bpg … One of six players to appear in all 34 games joining Tyson Carter, Aric Holman, Reggie Perry, Lamar Peters and Quinndary Weatherspoon … 33 of his 34 appearances came off the bench with his lone start versus Florida (Jan. 15) … Scored 111 of his 187 total points en route to a 7.4 points per game average over his last 15 outings (01/29-03/22) ... Knocked down 46.8 percent from the floor (73-of-156), 27.3 percent on three-pointers (12-of-44) and 58.0 percent at the free throw line (29-of-50) … His 47 offensive rebounds were fourth on the team ... Top Single-Game Performances: Woodard II worked his way to eight points, five rounds and a steal in 22 minutes off the bench against Austin Peay (Nov. 9) during the season opener … Tallied six points, six rebounds and a season’s best five assists versus Alcorn State (Nov. 26) … Added seven points on 3-of-4 shooting against Wofford (Dec. 19) … Provided seven points on a flawless 3-of-3 from the field versus Ole Miss (Jan. 12) … Dialed up nine points, four rebounds and two assists at Vanderbilt (Jan. 19) … Hauled down a season-high 13 rebounds at No. 8 Kentucky (Jan. 22) … Dropped in seven of his nine points at Ole Miss (Feb. 2) during second half … Tacked on nine points, five rebounds and two blocks against No. 5 Kentucky (Feb. 9) ... Reached double figures for the first time in career with 10-point effort at Arkansas (Feb. 16) … Pumped in 10 points and seven rebounds at No. 5 Tennessee (March 5) … Nearly compiled a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds versus Texas A&M (March 14) at SEC Tournament … Exploded for a season-high 13 points and seven rebounds against Liberty (March 22) in HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Columbus High School in Columbus, MS ... was a four-star recruit and two-time Gatorade Player of the Year as the state of Mississippi’s top prospect for the Class of 2018 … Rated as No. 30 National Incoming Freshman by Lindy’s Magazine, No. 46 among ESPN Top 100 and No. 62 by 247 Sports for the Class of 2018 … Won a pair of 6A state titles at Columbus HS where he averaged 18.0 PPG and 9.7 RPG as a senior … Piled up 25.2 ppg, 13.1 rpg, 3.2 apg and 3.0 bpg during his junior season … Named to multiple Jackson Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen and MaxPrep All-America teams … Member of the 2015 USA Basketball U16 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championships in Bahia Blanca, Argentina … Joined by Reggie Perry and D.J. Stewart as a consensus top 25 recruiting class rated as high as No. 9 by Lindy’s Magazine … His father, Robert Woodard Sr., was former head coach Richard Williams’ first recruit and played at MSU from 1987-88-89-90 … Signed his National Letter of Intent (NLI) in November 2017 during early period.


PERSONAL: Born on September 22, 1999 in Starkville, MS ... majored in business administration