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Denver Nuggets | #5 | Guard











6'5" | 204lb | 29 years

Player Bio


NBA Champion (2020) Has appeared in 470 NBA games (371 starts) for the Lakers and Pistons … Owns career averages of 11.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 29.7 minutes … Has scored 10+ points in 275 games, 20+ points in 76 games and 30+ points in eight games … Owns six career double-doubles … One of 18 players in NBA history to convert at least 785 three-pointers in their first six professional seasons ... Has missed just 22 games through his first five professional seasons ... Member of the 2016 USA Men’s Select Team ... Participated in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star 2015, recording eight points, two assists and two steals in 20 minutes for the U.S. team ... Playoffs: Has appeared in four playoff games for the Pistons, averaging 15.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 40.3 minutes … Career Transactions: Selected by the Detroit Pistons with the eighth overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft ... Signed with the Lakers as a free agent on July 13, 2017 … Re-signed with the Lakers on July 6, 2018 … Re-signed with the Lakers on July 6, 2019


2012-13 (Georgia): Was an early entry candidate for the 2013 NBA Draft ... Named 2012-13 SEC Player of the Year by both the coaches and the media ... All-SEC First Team selection … As a sophomore, ranked second in the SEC in scoring with 18.5 points per game … Was one of only nine players in all of NCAA Division I to score in double figures in each of his team’s games … Finished third in the SEC in three-point percentage (37.3) and second in three-pointers per game (2.6) … Also led the team in rebounds (7.1 rpg), steals (2.0 spg) and minutes (33.9 mpg) …Recorded seven double-doubles on the season … In his final collegiate game, scored a career-high 32 points (25 in second half), against LSU 3/14 in the SEC tournament ... 2011-12 (Georgia): As a freshman, averaged 13.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.8 steals in 32.1 minutes per game … Named to the Coaches’ Freshman All-SEC Team … Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors once (12/19/11) ... Scored a season-high 25 points vs. Ole Miss 1/21 … His 25 points marked the most by a UGA freshman in almost 13 years


Full name is Kentavious Tannell Caldwell-Pope … He and his wife, McKenzie Caldwell-Pope, have two sons, KJ and Kenzo ... Son of Rhonda Caldwell and Lawrence Pope … His favorite TV shows are Criminal Minds and Power … Lists golf as his hidden talent … Includes making it to the NBA as his biggest accomplishment to date ... Enjoys watching YouTube videos and playing video games … Lists his parents as his role models ... Enjoys visiting patients in hospitals and working youth basketball clinics … As a high school senior, participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game as well as the Jordan Brand Classic