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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

22-Year-Old    SF    Charlotte Hornets

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

12.7

REB

6.4

AST

1.3

STL

0.4

BLK

0.4

2016-17 NBA Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Injuries have already come to define Kidd-Gilchrist's young career, as he's missed 122 games over the past three seasons. A torn labrum limited Kidd-Gilchrist to just seven games in 2015-16, cutting short what many believed could have been a breakout year for the former No. ...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Shoulder    EST. RETURN:  10/1/2016
HT: 6' 7"   WT: 232 lbs   DOB: 9/28/1993  College: Kentucky
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Hornets in August of 2015.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) expects to be fully healthy for the start of the 2016-17 season, 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
2015-16 21 CHA 7 29.3 12.7 6.4 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 54.1 69.0 1.1 1.7 4.7 1.0 42.9 4.7 8.7 2.9 4.1
2016-17 Projections 22 CHA 63 30.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
May 1 @MIA Did Not Play
Apr 29 MIA Did Not Play
Apr 27 @MIA Did Not Play
Apr 25 MIA Did Not Play
Apr 23 MIA Did Not Play
Apr 20 @MIA Did Not Play
Apr 17 @MIA Did Not Play
Apr 13 ORL Did Not Play
Apr 11 @BOS Did Not Play
Apr 10 @WAS Did Not Play
Apr 8 BKN Did Not Play
Apr 6 @NYK Did Not Play
Apr 5 @TOR Did Not Play
Apr 3 @CLE Did Not Play
Apr 1 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 29 @PHI Did Not Play
Mar 26 @MIL Did Not Play
Mar 25 @DET Did Not Play
Mar 22 @BKN Did Not Play
Mar 21 SAS Did Not Play
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Mar 19 DEN Did Not Play
Mar 17 @MIA Did Not Play
Mar 16 ORL Did Not Play
Mar 14 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 12 HOU Did Not Play
Mar 11 DET Did Not Play
Mar 9 NOP Did Not Play
Mar 7 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 4 IND Did Not Play
Mar 2 @PHI Did Not Play
Mar 1 PHO Did Not Play
Feb 28 @ATL Did Not Play
Feb 26 @IND Did Not Play
Feb 24 @CLE Did Not Play
Feb 21 @BKN Did Not Play
Feb 19 @MIL Did Not Play
Feb 10 @IND 19 8 3 2 1 0 2 3 4 2 2 0 0 2 1 0
Feb 8 CHI 30 20 7 0 0 2 0 7 14 5 6 1 2 3 4 0
Feb 6 WAS 27 9 0 2 1 0 2 3 7 3 4 0 2 0 0 3
Feb 5 MIA 30 9 3 1 0 1 0 4 7 1 1 0 0 0 3 2
Feb 3 CLE 37 11 13 0 0 0 1 5 14 1 2 0 1 2 11 2
Jan 31 @LAL 28 19 12 3 1 0 1 6 7 5 8 2 2 4 8 2
Jan 29 @POR 34 13 7 1 0 0 2 5 8 3 6 0 0 1 6 0
Jan 27 @UTA Did Not Play
Jan 25 @SAC Did Not Play
Jan 23 NYK Did Not Play
Jan 22 @ORL Did Not Play
Jan 20 @OKC Did Not Play
Jan 18 UTA Did Not Play
Jan 16 MIL Did Not Play
Jan 15 @NOP Did Not Play
Jan 13 ATL Did Not Play
Jan 10 @DEN Did Not Play
Jan 9 @LAC Did Not Play
Jan 6 @PHO Did Not Play
Jan 4 @GSW Did Not Play
Jan 2 OKC Did Not Play
Jan 1 @TOR Did Not Play
Dec 30 LAC Did Not Play
Dec 28 LAL Did Not Play
Dec 26 MEM Did Not Play
Dec 23 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 21 @HOU Did Not Play
Dec 19 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 17 TOR Did Not Play
Dec 16 @ORL Did Not Play
Dec 12 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 11 @MEM Did Not Play
Dec 9 MIA Did Not Play
Dec 7 DET Did Not Play
Dec 5 @CHI Did Not Play
Dec 2 GSW Did Not Play
Nov 29 MIL Did Not Play
Nov 27 CLE Did Not Play
Nov 25 WAS Did Not Play
Nov 23 SAC Did Not Play
Nov 20 PHI Did Not Play
Nov 18 BKN Did Not Play
Nov 17 @NYK Did Not Play
Nov 15 POR Did Not Play
Nov 13 @CHI Did Not Play
Nov 11 NYK Did Not Play
Nov 10 @MIN Did Not Play
Nov 7 @SAS Did Not Play
Nov 5 @DAL Did Not Play
Nov 3 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 1 ATL Did Not Play
Oct 30 @ATL Did Not Play
Oct 28 @MIA Did Not Play

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Small Forward

1.  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

2.  Jeremy Lamb

3.  Nicolas Batum

4.  Marco Belinelli

5.  Treveon Graham

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True Shooting Percentage

60.3%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had a true shooting percentage of 60.3%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2016-17

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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
2015-16 21 CHA 7 36.0 15.6 7.9 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 54.1 69.0 1.4 2.1 5.8 1.2 42.9 5.8 10.7 3.5 5.1
2016-17 Projections 22 CHA 63 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 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
2015-16 21 CHA 7 205 89 45 9 3 3 3 54.1 69.0 8 12 33 7 42.9 33 61 20 29
2016-17 Projections 22 CHA 63 1891 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 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
2015-16 21 CHA 7 29.3 60.3 56.6 9.9 8.8 1.1 14.9
2016-17 Projections 22 CHA 63 30.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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

Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right labrum and will miss the rest of the season, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist's underwent an MRI on Thursday which revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He's been ruled out indefinitely.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) will undergo an MRI on Thursday, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist will miss the remainder of Wednesday's game versus the Pacers after dislocating his right shoulder.

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Kidd-Gilchrist scored a season-high 20 points (7-14 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 5-6 FT) to go with seven rebounds and two blocks during 30 minutes in Monday's 108-91 win against the Bulls.

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Kidd-Gilchrist scored 11 points (5-14 FG, 0-1 3pt, 1-2 FT) to go with 13 rebounds over 37 minutes in a 106-97 victory over the Cavaliers on Wednesday.

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Kidd-Gilchrist scored 19 points (6-7 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 5-8 FT) while adding 12 rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 28 minutes during Sunday's win over the Lakers.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) made his season debut and scored 13 points (5-8 FG, 3-6 FT) to go with seven rebounds and one assist over 34 minutes in Friday's 109-91 loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) will play and start at small forward Friday against the Trail Blazers.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) will be available to play Friday against the Trail Blazers, Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Trail Blazers.

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2015-16

In his third season, Kidd-Gilchrist averaged 10.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 29 minutes per game during 55 games. He shot 47 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free-throw line, going the whole year without attempting a single three-pointer. Though Kidd-Gilchrist set a career-low in games played, he set career-highs in points, rebounds, and minutes per game and earned a four-year, $52 million extension this offseason. Already among the top defensive players in the NBA, his versatility on that end allows him to matchup with multiple positions. Given how many new faces there are, it's unclear how the Hornets' rotation will look come October. Yet, continued offensive improvement could result in a breakout year for Kidd-Gilchrist, who turns 22 in September.

2014-15

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 bust. According to ESPN's real plus/minus, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ranked in a tie for 6th place (+2.06) among small forwards on defense. Believe it or not, that was higher than noted defensive stalwarts Kawhi Leonard, Luol Deng, and LeBron James, but MKG has obviously struggled on offense, some of which was expected because of his completely re-tooled jump shot. According to that same statistic, MKG ranked 39th on offense (-0.77) for a total real plus/minus of 1.29 — 19th among all small forwards. He has the athleticism to make it in this league, and he also shot well at the rim (56 percent) last season, but until he starts making jumpers consistently, he's nothing more than a role player. By all accounts, he's a jump shot away from being one of the better all-around small forwards in the league. Fantasy-wise, he's still a wait-and-see option due to his limited game on offense.

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.