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Oklahoma City Thunder | #33 | Forward-Center

Mike

Muscala

PPG

9.7

RPG

3.8

APG

0.8

PIE

11.2

6'10" | 240lb | 30 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Converted multiple three-point shots in 26 games, including five outings with at least four made shots from beyond the arc. With the Lakers, scored in double figures five times. Scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting from three-point range and grabbed eight rebounds on 4/7 vs. Utah, good for individual highs with the Lakers. Had four points and four rebounds in his first start as a Laker on 3/15 at Detroit. In his debut with Los Angeles, logged eight points and two assists, draining two three-point shots on 2/10 at Philadelphia. Missed one game due to a right ankle sprain. Sat out one game due to a sore right ankle and another game due to tibialis posterior tendinitis. Logged seven DNP-CD. With the 76ers, scored in double figures 15 times. Registered his lone doubledouble of the season on 11/30 vs. Washington as he tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds while also blocking two shots. On 11/19 vs. Phoenix, scored a seasonbest 19 points. Saw his first action of the season on 10/23 at Detroit where he totaled five points, two rebounds and two blocks. Missed three games due to a left ankle sprain. Sat out two games due to a nose fracture. Missed one game due to an upper respiratory infection.

BEFORE NBA

Had a four-year career at Bucknell from 2009-13, finishing as the school’s all-time scoring leader (2036) and was second in rebounds (1093) and blocks (271). Named Patriot League Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Three-time All-Patriot League First Team selection and honorable mention All-America as a senior. Named 2013 Academic All-American. In 2012-13, averaged team highs of 18.7 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in 31.7 minutes, shooting 50.9 percent from the field, 45.3 percent from three-point range and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. As a junior in 2011-12, posted averages of 17.0 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks, scoring in double digits in 32 of his 34 games, shooting 50.3 percent from the floor, 42.1 percent from beyond the arc and 85.3 percent from the stripe. As a sophomore in 2010-11, played in 34 games and averaged 14.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks, shooting 51.7 percent from the field, 40.0 percent from three and 81.6 percent from the charity stripe. As a freshman in 2009-10, appeared in all 30 games and logged averages of 9.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 24.8 minutes per contest, shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 80.6 percent from the line.

PERSONAL LIFE

Has a sister, Madeline Maida. A fan of the TV show “Entourage” while “Anchorman” is his favorite movie. Bubba Watson is his favorite golfer. A fan of Drake. Listens to Anything Can Happen by SAINt JHN pregame. His favorite non-NBA sports team is the Flint Tropics. Favorite hobby is freestyle rapping and his rapper name is Mike Jawz. Other nicknames include Musky and Moose. The best moment of his career was getting drafted. Favorite charities include Pay Away the Layaway and Peacemakers International. Winner of the Hawks’ 2016 Jason Collier Memorial Trophy presented annually to the individual who best exemplifies the characteristics Collier displayed off the court as a community ambassador.