Mahinmi appeared in 38 games for the Wizards during the 2019-20 season. He averaged 7.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, a career-high 1.2 blocks and 0.8 steals in 21.3 minutes. He shot 49.5 percent from the field, 61.9 percent from the free-throw line and hit eight total threes while shooting 19.2 percent from beyond the arc. Mahinmi set new single-game career highs of 25 points and seven assists. His other single-game season highs were seven assists, four blocks, two steals and two made three-pointers. Mahinmi had one double-double on the season, and it occurred Jan. 22 against the Heat. In 35 minutes, he posted 10 points (3-8 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 10 rebounds (three offensive), four assists, two blocks and one steal with no turnovers. Mahini had two games with 20-plus points, three games with 10-plus rebounds and four games with at least three assists. He also had seven performances with multiple steals and five efforts with at least three blocks. During the four games in which Mahinmi saw 30-plus minutes, he averaged 10.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals.2018
Mahinmi averaged 4.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and shot 45.2 percent from the field in 34 games with the Wizards in 2018-19. Of his 34 appearances made last season, Mahinmi started six games. January was Mahinmi's most active month, with him appearing in 11 games and playing 171 minutes. The 6-foot-11 center, for the first time in his NBA career, finished with double-digit three-point attempts. Mahinmi connected on three of 16 attempts from beyond the arc in 2018-19. He scored in double figures four times and recorded at least one blocked shot in 11 of his 34 appearances. In seven games against Western Conference opponents, Mahinmi averaged 5.0 points per game, compared to 3.9 against Eastern Conference foes. In his final game of 2018-19, Mahinmi posted a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. In games where he played between 20-29 minutes, Mahinmi shot 53.8 percent from the field, better than his conversion rate in games that saw him log fewer minutes. Arguably his best game of the season occurred in a 17-point loss to the 76ers on Jan. 8. In that game, Mahinmi posted 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, seven rebounds, five assists, two blocks and one steal in 17 minutes.2017
Mahinmi played in 77 games for the Wizards during the 2017-2018 season, his second year with Washington. His 77 appearances were his most games played in a season since the 2013-2014 season. The big center averaged 4.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.5 blocks over 15 minutes per game. On Dec. 17, the reserve center dished a career-high five assists during a home win over the Pelicans. Mahinmi scored a season-high 17 points in a 125-119 victory over the Orlando Magic on Jan. 12. He then matched that total on Feb. 14 in another win against the New York Knicks. Mahinmi pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds in a one-point win over the Boston Celtics on March 14. He also added in 14 points for the double-double. For the season, he shot 70.3 percent from the free throw line, which was his best percentage since the 2010-2011 season. Washington finished at 43-39 and lost to the Raptors in the first round of the playoffs. Mahinmi played in all six of Washington's playoff games. During the Game 2 loss at Toronto, the veteran center scored 12 points in 15 minutes of floor time, good for his second highest career playoff game point total.2016
During the summer of 2016, Mahinmi signed a four-year contract with the Washington Wizards. The 30-year-old center played in 31 games for Washington during the 2016-17 campaign, coming off the bench in all of them. Unfortunately, he missed most of the regular season and playoffs with various injuries to both of his legs. Still, Mahinmi averaged 5.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, and a career-high 1.1 steals per contest. He played 17.9 minutes per game and shot 58.6 percent from the floor. The 6-foot-11 big man recorded his first double-digit scoring game on March 7, his 12th game of the season. Mahinmi posted four of his five double-digit scoring games in March, including a season-high 16 points on two occasions. In an 11-game run from Mar. 7 to Mar. 24, he averaged 7.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game on 66 percent shooting. That stretch included his three highest-scoring games of the season. While he failed to record a double-double, the big man pulled in 10 or more rebounds in two games down the stretch. Washington ended the season at 49-33 and defeated the Hawks in round one of the playoffs before losing to Boston in the second round. A calf injury kept Mahinmi out of Washington's first eight playoff games. Over Washington's last five post-season contests, Mahinmi averaged 2.8 points, 2.2 boards and 1.2 blocks per game.2015
2015-16 was the best season of Mahinmi's nine-year career. With Roy Hibbert traded from Indiana to the Lakers in the summer of 2015, the Pacers' center spot was wide open for Mahinmi. The France native started all 71 games in which he played and averaged a career-high 25.6 minutes of run. Mahinmi's increased playing time led to per-game career-high marks for points (9.3), rebounds (7.1), assists (1.5), blocks (1.1) and steals (0.9). Mahinmi also shot a career-best 58.9 percent from the field. On Dec. 3, Mahinmi registered his first double-double of the season with 10 points, 11 rebounds and three assists in a loss at Portland. Mahinmi's nine double-doubles during the season were also, by far, a career high. On Feb. 19, Mahinmi recorded a career-best 19 points and added 11 boards, three assists, two steals and two blocks in a win at Oklahoma City. Mahinmi matched his career high in scoring on March 27 with 19 points, 11 rebounds and four assists during a home win over the Rockets. Indiana finished with a record of 45-37 and lost to the Raptors in Round 1 of the postseason. Mahinmi played in all seven playoff games, and in Game 4, he posted a career-best 22 points to go with 10 rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block over 33 minutes.2014
The 2014-15 season was Mahinmi's seventh in the NBA. He averaged 4.3 points, 5.8 rebounds (career high), 0.5 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.8 blocks over 18.8 minutes (career high) of run for the Pacers. The reserve center played in 61 games for Indiana -- six of which were starts. Mahinmi missed 18 straight games from Dec. 8 to Jan. 9 due to a left foot injury. On Nov. 22, the France native registered his first double-double of the season with 12 points, 10 boards, three steals and one block in a home loss to the Suns. On Jan. 19, he grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds during a road loss at Houston. On Mar. 6, during a home win over the Bulls, Mahinmi delivered arguably his best game of the year. He scored a season-high 14 points to go with 11 rebounds, one steal and one block. On Mar. 12, the 6-foot-11 center swatted four shots in a home win over the Bucks, matching his personal best. The Pacers finished with a 38-44 record and missed the postseason.2013
2013-14 marked Mahinmi's second season with the Pacers and sixth in the NBA. The 6-foot-11 center appeared in 77 games, starting once, and averaged 16.2 minutes of run. While shooting 48.1 percent from the field, Mahinmi posted 3.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 0.9 blocks and 0.5 steals per game. And, just like the season prior, Mahinmi served as Roy Hibbert's primary back-up at center. On Oct. 30, he blocked a career-high four shots during a win at New Orleans. On Feb. 10, Mahinmi grabbed a season-high nine boards, adding seven points and one block during a 39-point home win over Denver. During an April 13 win over Oklahoma City, Mahinmi scored a season-high 11 points while adding five boards and one block. The Pacers finished the season with a record of 56-26 and defeated the Hawks and the Wizards in the first two rounds of the playoffs. Indiana then fell to the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Mahinmi played in all 19 of Indiana's playoff games, averaging 1.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per postseason contest.2012
Mahinmi entered the 2012 offseason as a free agent. In July, he reached a sign-and-trade agreement with Dallas and Indiana. The Mavericks signed Mahinmi to a four-year agreement then immediately traded him to the Pacers for Darren Collison and Dahntay Jones. With Indiana, the big center played in a career-high 80 games (two starts) and averaged 16.5 minutes of run. On Dec. 18, Mahinmi recorded a season-high 14 points and five boards during a loss at Milwaukee. On Jan. 2, he grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds in a home win over the Wizards. Mahinmi also blocked two or more shots on 15 different occasions. The Pacers finished the season with a 49-32 record and defeated the Hawks and the Knicks in the postseason before losing to the Heat in a seven-game Round 3 series. Mahinmi played in 18 of Indiana's 19 playoff games. In a Game 4 win over the Knicks in Round 2, Mahinmi scored two points, grabbed six boards and blocked two shots over 10 minutes.2011
2011-12 was Mahinmi's second year with the Mavericks and fourth NBA campaign. The big center posted per-game career highs in points (5.8), rebounds (4.7), blocks (0.5) and minutes played (18.7). He also received his first career NBA start and finished the season with 12 total starts over a career-high 61 appearances (out of 66 total during the lockout-shortened campaign). On Dec. 30, Mahinmi scored a career-high 19 points during a home win over the Raptors. From early March to early April, Mahinmi received a boost in playing time due to Brendan Haywood's knee injury. Over that span, Mahinmi started 11 of 18 games and averaged 6.6 points, 5.6 boards, 1.0 steals and 0.6 blocks over 23 minutes on the floor. Mahinmi also grabbed 10 rebounds in a game twice during the season. The Mavericks ended with a 36-30 record and lost to the Thunder in the first round of the playoffs. Mahinmi averaged 7.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 0.8 blocks during the four-game sweep.2010
Mahinmi signed a two-year agreement with the Mavericks in July. He appeared in 56 regular season games for Dallas and averaged 8.7 minutes of floor time per contest. The reserve center tallied 3.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.3 blocks per game. On Dec. 7, Mahinmi recorded his first career double-double via 12 points and 10 rebounds during a home win over Golden State. On Jan. 15, Mahinmi scored a career-high 17 points and added six rebounds in a road loss to the Grizzlies. The 6-foot-11, 262-pounder collected a career-high 13 rebounds in another home win over the Warriors on March 20. In the postseason, the Mavericks defeated the Trail Blazers, Lakers and Thunder to advance to the 2011 NBA Finals against Miami. Dallas defeated the Heat in six games to win the NBA Championship. Mahinmi appeared in six postseason contests, including three games in the Finals. He played 11 minutes during the decisive Game 6 of the Finals and posted four points, three rebounds and a steal.2009
Mahinmi appeared in 26 games for the Spurs during the 2009-10 season. An ankle injury and a loaded Spurs roster limited Mahinmi's playing time. The big center suffered a major ankle injury during the summer of 2008, and after attempting a comeback with the D-League Austin Toros, it was decided that Mahinmi should have ankle surgery in January 2009. Mahinmi appeared for the Spurs during the preseason of the 2009-10 season, and on Oct. 11, he tallied nine points, three rebounds and three blocks in an exhibition victory over Miami. Unfortunately, he did not see the floor in the regular season until early January. On Jan. 10, Mahinmi made his regular season debut versus New Jersey and scored a career-high 15 points on 6-for-6 shooting and 3-for-4 from the line with a career-high nine rebounds. Playing time was hard to come by for Mahinmi as he was behind fellow bigs Tim Duncan, Antonio McDyess, DeJuan Blair, Matt Bonner and Theo Ratliff on the depth chart. Mahinmi saw 10 or more minutes of run in seven games. On April 12, the reserve center posted 14 points, seven rebounds and one block over 20 minutes during a win over visiting Minnesota. The Spurs ended the season with a 50-32 record and defeated Dallas in a six game first-round playoff series before falling to Phoenix in Round 2. Mahinmi appeared in two of the six games against Dallas During the Game 5 loss at Dallas, he scored nine points and grabbed two boards.2008
Mahinmi missed the entire 2008-09 NBA season due to a right ankle injury suffered during the summer. The injury eventually required surgery at the end of January. Mahinmi made one appearance for the D-League Austin Toros. That occurred in Austin on Nov. 28 versus the Utah Flash. In that game, Mahinmi posted four points, two assists, one rebound and one block in 21 minutes.2007
Mahinmi was drafted with the 28th overall pick by the Spurs in the 2005 NBA Draft, but he didn't play for Spurs until the 2007-08 season. He made his NBA debut Oct. 30 during a brief 74-second appearance. For the season, Mahinmi played in six games for the Spurs and 46 games for the D-League Austin Toros. The big center appeared in six of San Antonio's first eight games. His best NBA game came on Nov. 11, when he posted 12 points, one rebound, one assist and two blocks during a home win over the Bucks. After Nov. 13, Mahinmi spent the rest of the season in the D-League. During his long spell with Austin, Mahinmi averaged 16.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.7 blocks and 1.4 steals over 29.6 minutes of run. He had his best D-League outing Dec. 21, when he delivered 32 points, 17 rebounds, five steals and three blocks during a road loss to the Utah Flash. At season's end, he'd shot 61.5 percent from the floor, ranking second in the D-League. He also ranked among the D-League's top 10 in rebounding (eighth) and blocked shots (ninth). Furthermore, Mahinmi scored 10 or more points 38 times for the Toros, recording 16 double-doubles.
June 28, 2005Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st round (28th pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft.
August 23, 2007Signed multi-year, rookie contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
July 13, 2010Signed as a free agent a two-year agreement with the Dallas Mavericks.
July 12, 2012As part of a sign-and-trade agreement, signed a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks and then was traded by Dallas to the Indiana Pacers for Darren Collison and Dahntay Jones.
July 7, 2016Signed a four-year contract with the Washington Wizards