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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

21-Year-Old    SF    Charlotte Hornets

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

10.9

REB

7.6

AST

1.4

STL

0.5

BLK

0.7

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Like Bismack Biyombo, but with more on the line, the former No. 2 overall pick is facing somewhat of a do-or-die year as the Hornets have the capability to exercise his option next offseason. However, depending on who you ask, the second-year forward hasn't completely been a...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  10/1/2015
HT: 6' 7"   WT: 233 lbs   DOB: 9/28/1993  College: Kentucky
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Drafted by the Charlotte Bobcats with the second overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft. Signed with Charlotte in July of 2012. Had 2014-15 team option picked up by the Bobcats in October of 2013.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) is currently limited to light shooting and dribbling, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 18 CHA 78 26.0 9.0 5.8 1.5 0.7 0.9 0.0 45.8 74.9 1.3 1.7 4.2 0.1 22.2 3.6 7.9 1.8 2.4
2013-14 19 CHA 62 24.2 7.2 5.2 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.0 47.3 61.4 1.0 1.8 3.5 0.1 11.1 2.7 5.7 1.8 3.0
2014-15 20 CHA 55 28.9 10.9 7.6 1.4 0.5 0.7 0.0 46.5 70.1 1.1 2.0 5.6 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.8 2.7 3.9
Preseason Projections 21 CHA 75 28.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 33.0 11.0 8.6 1.0 0.4 1.4 0.0 47.8 78.6 1.2 2.2 6.4 0.0 0.0 4.4 9.2 2.2 2.8
Last 10 Games 10 33.1 11.5 7.4 1.0 0.6 1.4 0.0 44.8 78.4 0.9 2.3 5.1 0.0 0.0 4.3 9.6 2.9 3.7
Last 20 Games 20 32.8 11.8 8.0 1.1 0.6 0.9 0.0 48.5 77.4 1.1 2.2 5.8 0.0 0.0 4.7 9.7 2.4 3.1

 

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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1.  Nicolas Batum

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True Shooting Percentage

51.9%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a true shooting percentage of 51.9%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 18 CHA 78 36.0 12.5 8.1 2.1 1.0 1.2 0.0 45.8 74.9 1.8 2.3 5.8 0.2 22.2 5.0 10.9 2.5 3.3
2013-14 19 CHA 62 36.0 10.7 7.8 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.0 47.3 61.4 1.4 2.6 5.2 0.2 11.1 4.0 8.5 2.7 4.4
2014-15 20 CHA 55 36.0 13.6 9.4 1.7 0.7 0.9 0.0 46.5 70.1 1.4 2.5 7.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 10.9 3.4 4.9
Preseason Projections 21 CHA 75 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 18 CHA 78 2025 704 455 117 54 70 2 45.8 74.9 101 131 324 9 22.2 281 613 140 187
2013-14 19 CHA 62 1502 448 324 52 43 39 1 47.3 61.4 60 109 215 9 11.1 167 353 113 184
2014-15 20 CHA 55 1587 598 416 77 30 38 0 46.5 70.1 63 109 307 0 0.0 224 482 150 214
Preseason Projections 21 CHA 75 2115 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2012-13 18 CHA 78 26.0 50.6 46.0 12.8 11.1 1.2 11.8
2013-14 19 CHA 62 24.2 51.6 47.5 9.5 11.0 0.9 9.5
2014-15 20 CHA 55 28.9 51.9 46.5 10.8 8.8 1.2 14.1
Preseason Projections 21 CHA 75 28.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 15 at TOR                                
Apr 13 HOU                                
Apr 12 at DET                                
Apr 10 at ATL                                
Apr 8 TOR                                
Apr 7 at MIA                                
Apr 4 PHI                                
Apr 3 at IND                                
Apr 1 DET                                
Mar 30 BOS                                
Mar 28 ATL                                
Mar 27 at WAS 23 11 8 0 1 1 1 4 11 3 4 0 0 2 6 1
Mar 25 BKN 38 6 10 4 0 2 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 1 9 3
Mar 23 at CHI 30 7 9 1 0 2 0 2 8 3 4 0 0 1 8 3
Mar 22 at MIN 39 18 9 0 0 1 1 8 10 2 2 0 0 4 5 1
Mar 20 at SAC 35 13 7 0 1 1 3 5 9 3 4 0 0 3 4 2
Mar 17 at LAC 37 10 7 1 0 1 1 3 9 4 4 0 0 4 3 4
Mar 16 at UTA 30 7 2 1 0 1 0 2 7 3 4 0 0 1 1 2
Mar 13 CHI 37 13 7 0 3 2 0 5 17 3 3 0 0 3 4 0
Mar 11 SAC 32 23 9 2 1 2 1 9 12 5 8 0 0 1 8 5
Mar 9 WAS 30 7 6 1 0 1 1 2 5 3 4 0 0 3 3 1
Mar 8 at DET 32 10 6 0 0 2 1 4 9 2 2 0 0 1 5 3
Mar 6 TOR 35 8 11 4 0 0 2 3 8 2 2 0 0 2 9 1
Mar 4 at BKN 34 10 13 0 0 0 4 4 7 2 2 0 0 5 8 1
Mar 3 LAL 37 12 6 0 1 1 1 6 11 0 2 0 0 1 5 4
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Mar 1 at ORL 39 11 13 2 1 0 4 4 8 3 4 0 0 1 12 2
Feb 27 at BOS 32 12 11 3 0 1 0 6 12 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
Feb 25 at CHI 42 18 12 1 1 0 0 7 12 4 6 0 0 4 8 1
Feb 22 at DAL 31 15 6 1 0 0 1 7 13 1 2 0 0 2 4 6
Feb 21 OKC 29 20 4 0 3 0 0 8 14 4 4 0 0 2 2 2
Feb 10 DET                                
Feb 8 IND                                
Feb 7 at PHI 14 5 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0
Feb 5 WAS 22 11 6 2 0 0 2 2 4 7 8 0 0 2 4 2
Feb 2 at WAS 37 13 13 3 1 0 0 4 6 5 10 0 0 2 11 3
Jan 31 at DEN 30 17 13 3 1 1 1 7 13 3 5 0 0 2 11 2
Jan 28 at SAS 25 14 3 1 0 0 1 7 13 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Jan 24 NYK 30 10 7 0 2 0 0 2 10 6 9 0 0 0 7 0
Jan 23 at CLE 23 15 7 2 1 1 2 5 11 5 8 0 0 2 5 0
Jan 21 MIA 28 8 14 2 1 0 3 2 7 4 8 0 0 5 9 1
Jan 19 MIN 24 10 4 1 0 0 0 5 10 0 0 0 0 3 1 2
Jan 17 IND 36 9 16 3 1 0 1 4 13 1 3 0 0 2 14 1
Jan 14 SAS 27 8 5 2 0 0 1 2 8 4 4 0 0 1 4 1
Jan 10 at NYK 25 10 9 1 0 0 0 4 6 2 6 0 0 0 9 0
Jan 8 at TOR 30 10 12 3 0 0 1 4 11 2 3 0 0 1 11 4
Jan 7 NOP 36 13 12 3 1 1 1 4 10 5 5 0 0 2 10 2
Jan 5 at BOS 18 6 7 2 0 0 3 2 4 2 2 0 0 1 6 5
Jan 3 at ORL 36 17 12 3 0 1 2 7 13 3 6 0 0 5 7 1
Jan 2 CLE 29 12 10 1 0 0 5 5 11 2 5 0 0 4 6 4
Dec 31 at HOU 28 16 8 2 0 2 3 6 15 4 4 0 0 2 6 3
Dec 29 MIL 26 10 3 2 1 0 2 5 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Dec 27 ORL 35 9 8 2 0 2 0 3 8 3 4 0 0 2 6 3
Dec 26 at OKC 19 9 5 1 2 1 3 2 6 5 5 0 0 3 2 4
Dec 23 at MIL 27 10 5 2 0 1 0 4 10 2 2 0 0 3 2 3
Dec 22 DEN 23 5 3 1 1 1 0 2 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 3
Dec 20 UTA 33 13 11 2 1 3 3 4 8 5 8 0 0 3 8 2
Dec 19 at PHI 31 9 8 1 2 0 1 4 9 1 2 0 0 2 6 0
Dec 17 PHO 27 6 3 1 1 0 0 3 8 0 3 0 0 2 1 0
Dec 15 at CLE 21 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 3
Dec 13 BKN 28 15 5 1 1 0 0 5 13 5 6 0 0 1 4 2
Dec 12 at MEM 19 8 5 0 0 1 0 3 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 2
Dec 10 BOS 19 9 6 0 0 0 0 3 6 3 3 0 0 2 4 3
Dec 5 NYK                                
Dec 3 CHI                                
Nov 29 at ATL                                
Nov 28 GSW                                
Nov 26 POR                                
Nov 24 LAC                                
Nov 23 at MIA                                
Nov 21 ORL                                
Nov 19 at IND                                
Nov 17 DAL                                
Nov 15 at GSW                                
Nov 14 at PHO                                
Nov 11 at POR 20 12 5 1 0 0 0 4 6 4 4 0 0 1 4 3
Nov 9 at LAL 24 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 2
Nov 7 ATL 24 10 4 2 0 1 3 4 6 2 3 0 0 2 2 3
Nov 5 MIA                                
Nov 4 at NOP                                
Nov 2 at NYK 10 6 3 0 1 1 0 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Nov 1 MEM 28 11 12 1 0 0 1 2 4 7 10 0 0 1 11 1
Oct 29 MIL 34 17 8 3 0 3 1 6 8 5 6 0 0 3 5 4

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) played in a career-low 55 games and made 52 starts for the Hornets in his third NBA season. He, however, still managed to average careers highs in points (10.9), rebounds (7.6) and minutes (28.9), and GM Rich Cho called Kidd-Gilchrist the team’s most improved player.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) was called the team's "most improved player" by GM Rich Cho on Monday, the Charlotte Observer reports. "MKG was probably our most improved player," Cho said. "We were roughly .500 when he played with us and I believe we were 6-21 when he was not on the court."

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Wednesday against Toronto.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Monday against the Rockets.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play in Sunday's game against the Pistons.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Friday against the Hawks, KL Chouinard of Hawks.com reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle), who will not play Wednesday, could miss the rest of the season, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Wednesday against the Raptors.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Tuesday against the Heat.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) is expected to sit out Tuesday at Miami and Wednesday against the Raptors, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) won't take the floor Saturday against the Sixers.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will not play Friday against the Pacers.

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2014-15

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2013-14

It's hard not to have some empathy towards Kidd-Gilchrist. He was drafted No. 2 overall, even though he can't shoot, and may not ever be able to shoot (more on this later). He was also drafted by perhaps the most depressing franchise in the league and was asked to step right in and improve the team. And he is also, by all accounts, a great guy and an extremely hard worker. Basically, by no fault of his own, he was put into a situation where he has almost no chance of being considered a good draft pick. There were plenty of rookies last year who were great to own, but MKG simply wasn't one of them. In his rookie campaign, Kidd-Gilchrist made 63 percent of his shots at the rim and 31 percent of his long two-point field goals (16 feet to the three-point line). He was terrible from everywhere else. From three-to-10 feet, he made 28 percent; from 10-to-16 feet, he converted 14 percent; and he hit on 22 percent of his three-point attempts. Overall, he was a 27 percent jump shooter during his rookie season. By comparison, Rudy Gay, who had one of the worst shooting seasons of his career last year, hit 36 percent of his jump shots, and Kevin Durant, who might be the best jump shooter in the league, hit 44 percent of his jumpers. Shooting is obviously not everything, but it's a pretty big thing. That isn't to say he'll kill your field-goal percentage, because he won't, he knows he's not a good shooter. But it does mean that it's hard to expect much more than the 9.0 points per game he averaged last year primarily on dunks and layups. Kidd-Gilchrist's hustle stats averaged out over 36 minutes look decent enough - 8.1 rebounds, 1.0 steal, and 1.2 blocks per game - but he only played 26 minutes per game last season. There's a little upside here for defensive stats with increased playing time, but that's certainly not guaranteed.

2012-13

The No. 2 overall pick for the Bobcats in the 2012 NBA Draft should get plenty of opportunities to be one of the key contributors for Charlotte right out of the gate. Billed as an extremely hard worker, Kidd-Gilchrist will add fantasy value by his hunger on the glass and his ability to score in transition. The case could be made that he has the most fantasy upside of any rookie small forward. Nobody on the Bobcats roster has earned any status as a go-to option on offense, but that might not be MKG’s game right out of the gate. His jump shot is a bit unorthodox, but players like Shawn Marion have been able to thrive in the NBA on hustle and athleticism. There is time for his jumper to come a bit later. Ben Gordon, Gerald Henderson and Kemba Walker might not be good enough to discourage the rookie from trying to take over at points, and his ability to get to the line will also make him a viable scoring option in tight games. In keeper leagues, he has significantly more value, but he should be drafted in the middle-to-late rounds in almost all formats for the 2012-13 season.