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Kelly Olynyk

27-Year-Old        Miami Heat

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

11.5

REB

5.7

AST

2.7

STL

0.8

BLK

0.5

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Olynyk, a 7-footer capable of spreading the floor, was picked up by the Heat for the 2017-18 season after the Celtics were more or less forced to let him walk after the signing of Gordon Hayward. Hes shown promise though his first four years in the league and ended up avera...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 235 lbs   DOB: 4/19/1991  College: Gonzaga   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #13 Overall in 2013   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $50 million contract with the Heat in July of 2017.

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Olynyk totaled 18 points (7-16 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 3-5 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block in 37 minutes during Tuesday's 104-91 loss to Philadelphia.

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Kelly Olynyk 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
2013-14 22 BOS 70 20.0 8.7 5.2 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 46.6 81.1 1.5 2.0 3.2 1.6 35.1 3.3 7.2 1.4 1.7
2014-15 23 BOS 64 22.2 10.3 4.7 1.7 1.0 0.6 1.0 47.5 68.4 1.5 1.4 3.3 2.7 34.9 3.9 8.3 1.5 2.1
2015-16 24 BOS 69 20.2 10.0 4.1 1.5 0.8 0.5 1.2 45.5 75.0 1.1 1.0 3.0 3.0 40.5 3.7 8.1 1.4 1.9
2016-17 25 BOS 75 20.5 9.0 4.8 2.0 0.6 0.4 0.9 51.2 73.2 1.3 1.0 3.8 2.6 35.4 3.5 6.8 1.2 1.6
2017-18 26 MIA 76 23.4 11.5 5.7 2.7 0.8 0.5 1.4 49.7 77.0 1.9 1.2 4.5 3.7 37.9 4.2 8.4 1.8 2.3
2017-18 Projections 27 MIA 75 20.5 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Kelly Olynyk

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kelly Olynyk 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 1 37.0 18.0 8.0 6.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 43.8 60.0 1.0 2.0 6.0 7.0 14.3 7.0 16.0 3.0 5.0
Last 5 Games 5 29.2 12.8 4.6 3.8 1.4 1.2 1.6 47.7 70.0 1.6 1.4 3.2 3.8 42.1 4.2 8.8 2.8 4.0
Last 10 Games 10 24.7 11.8 5.2 3.2 0.9 0.7 1.6 45.5 78.6 1.7 1.3 3.9 4.0 40.0 4.0 8.8 2.2 2.8
Last 20 Games 20 25.4 13.8 5.7 3.9 1.1 0.7 1.9 50.0 75.9 1.8 1.3 4.4 4.5 42.7 4.9 9.7 2.2 2.9

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Kelly Olynyk
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 24 @PHI 104-91 37 18 8 6 3 1 1 7 16 3 5 1 7 2 6 5
Apr 21 PHI 102-106 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Apr 19 PHI 108-128 36 9 3 5 1 3 1 2 6 3 4 2 5 0 3 3
Apr 16 @PHI 103-113 33 11 5 6 2 1 4 3 8 4 4 1 2 2 3 3
Apr 14 @PHI 130-103 31 26 7 2 0 1 2 9 13 4 7 4 5 3 4 5
Apr 11 TOR 116-109 28 11 8 5 1 1 3 4 10 2 2 1 3 2 6 3
Apr 9 OKC 93-115 12 5 6 1 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 1 3 1 5 4
Apr 6 @NYK 122-98 18 11 4 1 0 0 2 2 6 6 6 1 4 0 4 2
Apr 4 @ATL 86-115 23 19 8 5 0 0 1 7 12 0 0 5 7 2 6 4
Apr 3 ATL 101-98 20 8 3 1 1 0 2 4 10 0 0 0 4 1 2 0
Mar 31 BKN 109-110 18 16 8 2 0 0 2 6 9 2 4 2 2 2 6 1
Mar 29 CHI 103-92 17 11 3 0 1 0 3 4 7 1 1 2 4 1 2 5
Mar 27 CLE 98-79 25 19 5 3 3 0 1 7 9 2 5 3 4 1 4 4
Mar 25 @IND 113-107 32 12 9 9 3 0 4 4 13 2 2 2 8 1 8 5
Mar 23 @OKC 105-99 19 9 5 3 0 0 0 3 7 2 2 1 3 1 4 5
Mar 21 NYK 119-98 30 22 5 10 1 0 0 8 11 4 5 2 4 0 5 3
Mar 19 DEN 149-141 41 30 8 6 1 4 2 11 16 4 5 4 6 1 7 3
Mar 16 @LAL 91-92 24 17 5 0 3 2 2 7 14 0 0 3 8 1 4 3
Mar 14 @SAC 123-119 31 13 8 5 0 1 2 4 13 3 4 2 6 4 4 4
Mar 12 @POR 115-99 24 9 5 7 1 0 2 3 7 2 2 1 4 1 4 4
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Mar 10 WAS 129-102 22 13 11 2 1 2 2 4 5 5 5 0 0 1 10 3
Mar 8 PHI 108-99 24 10 7 2 1 1 2 4 6 1 2 1 3 1 6 4
Mar 6 @WAS 117-113 25 3 9 5 1 0 2 1 7 0 0 1 5 1 8 5
Mar 5 PHO 125-103 20 15 4 8 2 0 3 5 7 3 4 2 4 2 2 1
Mar 3 DET 105-96 23 17 5 4 1 0 1 6 10 2 2 3 5 2 3 3
Mar 1 LAL 113-131 13 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 2 1 1
Feb 27 PHI 102-101 25 9 3 3 0 1 3 2 6 4 5 1 5 2 1 1
Feb 24 MEM 115-89 Did Not Play
Feb 23 @NOP 124-123 Did Not Play
Feb 14 @PHI 104-102 Did Not Play
Feb 13 @TOR 115-112 Did Not Play
Feb 9 MIL 91-85 Did Not Play
Feb 7 HOU 101-109 Did Not Play
Feb 5 ORL 109-111 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 3 @DET 111-107 40 19 8 5 1 0 2 9 19 0 0 1 8 2 6 1
Feb 2 @PHI 103-97 25 19 6 1 0 1 3 6 10 5 8 2 6 3 3 1
Jan 31 @CLE 91-89 21 10 7 2 3 0 2 5 12 0 0 0 6 1 6 3
Jan 29 @DAL 88-95 22 12 4 1 0 0 1 4 12 2 2 2 7 1 3 0
Jan 27 CHA 95-91 20 16 4 6 0 0 0 7 11 1 2 1 3 0 4 4
Jan 25 SAC 88-89 19 10 4 4 0 2 0 4 10 0 2 2 7 0 4 3
Jan 22 @HOU 99-90 20 10 2 1 1 0 3 4 9 2 2 0 4 0 2 0
Jan 20 @CHA 105-106 24 16 10 3 0 0 1 6 17 1 2 3 8 1 9 1
Jan 19 @BKN 101-95 25 12 5 3 0 1 1 4 6 2 2 2 3 0 5 1
Jan 17 @MIL 101-106 16 15 1 1 0 0 3 5 9 4 5 1 3 0 1 3
Jan 15 @CHI 119-111 28 21 3 8 0 0 2 9 16 2 2 1 5 0 3 4
Jan 14 MIL 97-79 18 7 7 0 1 0 1 3 7 1 1 0 3 2 5 3
Jan 10 @IND 106-114 27 11 3 1 1 0 3 4 8 1 2 2 4 1 2 4
Jan 9 @TOR 89-90 22 4 5 1 0 0 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 3
Jan 7 UTA 103-102 32 12 2 2 1 0 1 4 8 3 4 1 3 1 1 4
Jan 5 NYK 107-103 35 10 10 4 1 0 2 4 10 2 2 0 3 5 5 4
Jan 3 DET 111-104 36 25 13 3 0 0 2 11 15 0 0 3 5 4 9 2
Dec 30 @ORL 111-117 30 17 6 3 1 0 2 3 7 9 10 2 4 0 6 1
Dec 29 BKN 87-111 23 2 7 2 1 1 3 1 7 0 0 0 4 1 6 3
Dec 26 ORL 107-89 32 15 12 2 3 2 4 7 14 0 0 1 2 3 9 4
Dec 23 NOP 94-109 26 10 8 3 0 1 1 3 8 2 2 2 2 1 7 4
Dec 22 DAL 113-101 26 11 6 2 0 1 3 4 7 0 0 3 4 0 6 2
Dec 20 @BOS 89-90 38 32 7 2 1 1 4 12 15 2 5 6 8 0 7 5
Dec 18 @ATL 110-104 29 7 5 5 2 0 2 1 8 5 6 0 3 1 4 3
Dec 16 LAC 90-85 34 11 5 4 5 0 1 4 10 2 3 1 4 2 3 2
Dec 15 @CHA 98-104 25 11 5 0 1 0 1 4 9 2 4 1 4 1 4 4
Dec 13 POR 95-102 28 10 6 1 1 0 3 4 7 1 2 1 4 3 3 3
Dec 11 @MEM 82-107 18 5 3 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 2 1 3 0 3 5
Dec 9 @BKN 89-101 28 11 5 3 1 1 3 5 12 1 2 0 5 2 3 3
Dec 6 @SAS 117-105 33 5 8 4 3 1 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 8 4
Dec 3 GSW 95-123 28 14 7 5 0 1 2 5 11 3 3 1 2 1 6 4
Dec 1 CHA 105-100 30 10 4 6 0 0 3 3 7 3 4 1 4 3 1 2
Nov 29 @NYK 115-86 25 18 5 2 0 1 4 6 11 3 3 3 4 1 4 5
Nov 28 @CLE 108-97 11 5 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 4
Nov 26 @CHI 93-100 27 10 5 2 1 0 3 3 8 3 4 1 3 0 5 4
Nov 24 @MIN 97-109 23 12 8 4 0 0 1 4 7 2 2 2 3 2 6 4
Nov 22 BOS 104-98 20 6 6 2 1 1 2 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 5 3
Nov 19 IND 95-120 14 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 2 1 1 2
Nov 17 @WAS 88-91 12 5 4 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 3 1 4
Nov 15 WAS 93-102 12 5 3 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 1 2 2
Nov 12 @DET 112-103 16 8 2 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 1 2 4 0 2 4
Nov 10 @UTA 74-84 17 7 6 2 1 0 1 2 5 2 3 1 4 0 6 3
Nov 8 @PHO 115-126 18 10 9 2 0 0 1 4 5 1 2 1 2 3 6 1
Nov 6 @GSW 97-80 18 10 5 1 0 0 3 3 4 4 5 0 0 0 5 4
Nov 5 @LAC 101-104 16 2 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 4 2
Nov 3 @DEN 95-94 20 8 6 1 1 0 5 3 8 0 0 2 4 1 5 1
Nov 1 CHI 97-91 9 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 5
Oct 30 MIN 122-125 29 23 6 2 0 0 4 9 12 2 2 3 5 0 6 3
Oct 28 BOS 90-96 24 14 9 1 1 3 4 3 7 7 8 1 3 2 7 1
Oct 25 SAS 100-117 12 5 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 2
Oct 23 ATL 104-93 29 10 10 4 2 1 5 4 8 1 3 1 3 2 8 3
Oct 21 IND 112-108 27 13 9 4 2 1 2 5 10 0 0 3 5 1 8 3
Oct 18 @ORL 116-109 21 10 5 3 0 0 0 3 7 3 3 1 2 0 5 4
Kelly Olynyk Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Kelly Olynyk – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Center
Also Listed As:  #3 Power Forward

1.  Hassan Whiteside

2.  Kelly Olynyk

3.  Bam Adebayo

4.  James Johnson

5.  Udonis Haslem

Miami Heat

True Shooting Percentage

61.2%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Kelly Olynyk has a true shooting percentage of 61.2%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2017-18

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Kelly Olynyk 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
2013-14 22 BOS 70 36.0 15.6 9.4 2.8 0.9 0.7 1.0 46.6 81.1 2.7 3.6 5.8 2.9 35.1 6.0 12.9 2.5 3.1
2014-15 23 BOS 64 36.0 16.6 7.7 2.8 1.6 1.0 1.5 47.5 68.4 2.5 2.3 5.3 4.4 34.9 6.3 13.4 2.4 3.4
2015-16 24 BOS 69 36.0 17.7 7.3 2.7 1.3 0.9 2.2 45.5 75.0 1.9 1.9 5.4 5.4 40.5 6.5 14.3 2.5 3.3
2016-17 25 BOS 75 36.0 15.9 8.4 3.5 1.0 0.7 1.6 51.2 73.2 2.2 1.7 6.7 4.5 35.4 6.1 11.9 2.1 2.9
2017-18 26 MIA 76 36.0 17.6 8.7 4.2 1.3 0.7 2.1 49.7 77.0 3.0 1.8 6.9 5.7 37.9 6.4 12.9 2.7 3.5
2017-18 Projections 27 MIA 75 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Kelly Olynyk

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Kelly Olynyk 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
2013-14 22 BOS 70 1400 607 365 109 35 27 40 46.6 81.1 106 140 225 114 35.1 234 502 99 122
2014-15 23 BOS 64 1423 656 303 109 64 39 61 47.5 68.4 98 92 211 175 34.9 251 528 93 136
2015-16 24 BOS 69 1395 687 281 105 52 33 85 45.5 75.0 74 72 209 210 40.5 253 556 96 128
2016-17 25 BOS 75 1538 678 361 148 43 29 68 51.2 73.2 96 73 288 192 35.4 260 508 90 123
2017-18 26 MIA 76 1779 872 431 207 62 35 106 49.7 77.0 147 89 342 280 37.9 316 636 134 174
2017-18 Projections 27 MIA 75 1538 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Kelly Olynyk

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Kelly Olynyk NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2013-14 22 BOS 70 20.0 54.6 50.6 14.1 13.8 1.0 10.7
2014-15 23 BOS 64 22.2 55.8 53.3 13.7 12.3 1.1 11.8
2015-16 24 BOS 69 20.2 56.1 53.1 13.3 9.4 1.4 10.9
2016-17 25 BOS 75 20.5 60.3 57.9 18.4 11.9 1.5 11.8
2017-18 26 MIA 76 23.4 61.2 58.0 19.4 13.8 1.4 14.5
2017-18 Projections 27 MIA 75 20.5 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Kelly Olynyk

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Kelly Olynyk: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Olynyk contributed nine points (2-6 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 3-4 FT), five assists, three rebounds, three blocks and one steal across 36 minutes in Thursday's 128-108 loss to the 76ers.

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Olynyk posted 26 points (9-13 FG, 4-5 3Pt 4-7 FT), seven rebounds, two assists and one block across 31 minutes in Miami's 130-103 loss to the Sixers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

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Olynyk totaled 11 points (4-10 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, five assists, one steal and one block in 28 minutes during Wednesday's 116-109 victory over Toronto.

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Olynyk tallied 19 points (7-12 FG, 5-7 3Pt), eight rebounds and five assists in 22 minutes during Wednesday's 115-86 victory over Atlanta.

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Olynyk contributed 11 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds and one steal across 17 minutes in Thursday's 103-92 win over the Bulls.

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Olynyk totaled 19 points (7-9 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-5 FT), five rebounds, three assists and three steals in 25 minutes during Tuesday's 98-79 victory over Cleveland.

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Olynyk finished with 22 points (8-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 10 assists, five rebounds and one steal in 29 minutes during Wednesday's 119-98 victory over the Knicks.

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Olynyk produced 30 points (11-16 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 4-5 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, four blocks and one steal in 41 minutes during Monday's 149-141 victory over Denver.

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Olynyk produced 17 points (7-14 FG, 3-8 3Pt), five rebounds, three steals and two blocks across 24 minutes in Friday's 92-91 win over the Lakers.

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Olynyk had 13 points (4-5 FG, 5-5 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal in 21 minutes during Saturday's 129-102 victory over Washington.

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Olynyk accounted for 15 points (5-7 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, eight assists and two steals in 20 minutes Monday in Miami's win over Phoenix.

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Olynyk scored 17 points (6-10 FG, 3-5 3PT, 2-2 FT) to go with five rebounds, four assists and one steal in 23 minutes during Saturday's 105-96 win against Detroit.

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2017-18

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2016-17

Entering his fourth NBA season, Olynyk will look to solidify himself as a starting-caliber big man on what should be a strong Celtics team. After coming off the bench for 61 of 69 games last season, Olynyk is a candidate to start at power forward his season alongside high-profile free agent addition Al Horford. The pair will form one of the better shooting frontcourts in the Eastern Conference. Horford dramatically improved as an outside shooter in 2015-16, while Olynyk hit nearly 41 percent of his three-pointers on a career-high 3.0 attempts per game. The majority of Olynyk's minutes came at the center spot last season, so he'll have to adjust to defending quicker power forwards, while fending off competition for minutes from the likes of Tyler Zeller, Amir Johnson and Jonas Jerebko. The Celtics will deploy one of the NBA's deepest rotations, so even if Olynyk flourishes, it's unlikely that he tops 25 minutes per game, hindering what would otherwise be decent fantasy production in the three-point and rebounding categories. The question is whether Olynyk will be ready to begin the regular season after undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery in May. Olynyk was originally given a five-month recovery timetable, but reports heading into training camp suggest he might be progressing quicker than anticipated. It's unclear whether he'll ultimately miss any regular season contests, but if he does, it shouldn't be more than a handful of games before Olynyk is back up to speed.

2015-16

The breakout season some predicted for Olynyk in 2014-15 unfortunately did not occur, as the Canadian had a shaky sophomore season. On the positive side of things, he saw improvement in minutes (20 to 22), points (8.7 to 10.3), three-pointers (0.6 to 1.0), and steals (0.5 to 1.0), as well as a slight one-point improvement in field goal shooting to 48 percent. But he regressed in other areas. His rebounds decreased to 4.7 per game, and his free throw percentage dropped 17 points to 68 percent. Olynyk also missed over a month of action due to a severe right ankle sprain. But the most glaring issue was Olynyk's tendency to become a non-factor in many games. Last year, The Clynyk had 22 games where he scored five points or fewer, including three poor efforts in the playoffs versus Cleveland. GM Danny Ainge realized the Celtics needed frontcourt help, acquiring David Lee and Amir Johnson in the off-season. Both veterans will probably take minutes from Olynyk, even with the departure of Brandon Bass. For Olynyk's third season, he's probably once again looking at a bench role with limited opportunities to develop his game. That could all change though if GM Danny Ainge makes a big trade deadline deal, as many expect. Until then, Olynyk's opportunities for growth seem limited.

2014-15

Olynyk generated buzz entering his rookie season after wowing the onlookers at the 2013 Orlando Summer League, but summer-league performances are not a guarantee of future performance. The 7-foot power forward went on to have an up-and-down season, which included an early-season ankle injury. In 70 games, he averaged 8.7 points on 47-percent shooting, 5.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.4 blocks in 20 minutes per game last season. Olynyk hinted at the polished offensive game that was his reputation coming out of Gonzaga, but he's a work-in-progress defensively. Forced to see a lot of action at center, NBA bigs attacked him in the post, and he was susceptible in pick-and-roll defense. That's largely due to his conditioning, something Olynyk has been working on between years one and two in the Association. Auguring well for the big man is the improvement he showed over the second half of the season that culminated in an impressive three-game stretch (25.7 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 3.7 apg) to finish the season. He'll get the minutes he needs to develop, expanding offensively and improving defensively, but the addition of Tyler Zeller will limit the available minutes at center. And there's a crowd at the four, along with Brandon Bass and Jared Sullinger. That's a problem coach Brad Stevens will need to address, but Olynyk is in line for an increased role this season.

2013-14

A case can be made that Olynyk deserved MVP honors from the Orlando Summer League. While the sample size was small, he impressed fans with 18.0 points, 7,8 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game while shooting 58 percent from the field. He even hit three 3-pointers. Olynyk is a legit 7-footer but prefers a face-up offensive approach and lacks the bulk to guard true centers. He'll get most of his minutes at the power forward spot. "The Klynyk" (we'll see if that nickname takes off) is a big part of Boston's rebuilding plans.