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Paul Millsap

USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Recorded 5 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in just over 14 minutes of action for the victorious USA White Team in the abbreviated 2014 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Named a member of the 2014-16 USA Men’s National Team on July 27, 2014.
  • Selected a member of the 2009 USA Men’s National Team.
  • Recorded 3 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 18 minutes of action for the USA White Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase.


NBA HONORS:

  • Named All-NBA honorable mention in 2015.
  • Three-time NBA All-Star selection (2014, 2015, 2016).
  • Named to the 2016 NBA All-Star Eastern Conference Team, recorded 3 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist in 19:04 of action.
  • Named to the 2015 NBA All-Star Eastern Conference Team, recorded 5 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 16 minutes of action.
  • Named to the 2014 NBA All-Star Eastern Conference Team, recorded 6 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist in 15 minutes of action.
  • Named 2006-07 All-Rookie second team.
  • Named NBA Player of the Week on Jan. 27, 2014.
  • Participated in the 2007 and 2008 Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend.
  • Finished fourth in the 2008-09 NBA Most Improved Player Award voting.
  • Finished sixth in 2006-07 NBA Rookie of the Year balloting.


NBA MILESTONES:

  • Ranks 171st all-time in blocked shots (667), 113th in field goal percentage (.5028) and tied for 229th in steals (863).
  • Ranks sixth on the Utah Jazz’s all-time field goal percentage list (.516).


NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2014-15 his 9th NBA season, second full season with the Atlanta Hawks after six-plus seasons with Utah.
  • Signed as a free agent by the Hawks on July 10, 2013.
  • Has played in 687 games, started 411 times in his NBA career and has averaged 13.5 ppg., 7.3 rpg., 2.0 apg., 1.0 bpg., 1.3 spg., while shooting 50.3 percent from the field and 72.8 percent from the foul line.
  • Has appeared in 71 career postseason games, started 26, and has averaged 11.9 ppg., 7.2 rpg., 1.7 apg., 1.1 bpg., and 1.0 spg., while shooting 46.4 percent from the field.
  • Played and started 73 games in 2014-15, averaged 32.7 minutes a game (40th in NBA), 16.7 ppg. (32nd in NBA), 7.8 rpg. (28th in NBA), 3.1 apg., 1.8 spg. (9th in NBA), 0.9 bpg., shot 47.6 percent from the field and 75.7 percent from the foul line. Ranked 21st in the NBA in efficiency (20.2).
  • As a rookie in 2006-07, appeared in all 82 games, averaged 6.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 0.8 steals and 0.9 blocks in 18.0 minutes, while shooting 52.5 percent from the field. Ranked second among NBA rookies in rebounding and double-doubles, third in steals and blocks, tied for fifth in scoring, and eighth in minutes.
  • Drafted in the second round. 47th pick overall, of the 2006 NBA Draft. Became an early entry candidate after three collegiate seasons at Louisiana Tech University.

COLLEGIATE NOTES:

  • Played three seasons (2004-04, 2004-05, 2005-06) at Louisiana Tech.
  • Averaged 18.6 points, 12.7 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.32 steals in 92 career games in his three seasons.
  • Became the only player in NCAA Division I history to lead the nation in rebounding three consecutive years and was only the fifth player ever to win consecutive rebounding titles.
  • Ranks seventh on Louisiana Tech’s all-time scoring list with 1,701 points and second in rebounding with 1,172 boards.
  • Posted 67 career double-doubles.
  • Earned All- Western Athletic Conference (WAC) first team honors his sophomore and junior seasons and was named second team as a freshman.
  • Was a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Award and a Wooden Award nominee.
  • Named 2003-04 WAC Freshman of the Year.
  • As a junior (2005-06) he appeared in 33 games and averaged 19.6 points, 13.3 rebounds (best in nation), 2.3 blocked shots and 1.9 steals in 34.1 minutes.
  • Set a WAC single-season record by averaging 15.6 rebounds in conference games.
  • Set a Thomas Assembly Center record by pulling down 28 rebounds vs. San Jose State on 2/15 .
  • As a sophomore (2004-05) averaged 20.4 points, 12.4 rebounds (best in nation), and 1.9 blocks in 29 games.
  • Was the first player ever to win rebounding titles in consecutive years as a freshman and sophomore.
  • As a freshman (2003-04 ) averaged 15.6 points and 12.5 rebounds in 35.1 minutes in 30 games (29 starts).
  • Became only second freshman in NCAA history to grab a rebounding crown.


PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Born February 10, 1985, in Monroe, La.
  • He and his girlfriend LaToria Scott have three daughters, Xylah, Pnauyona and Paular.
  • Son of Bettye Millsap, and has three brothers, John, Elijah and Abraham. John, is currently playing in the Latin professional basketball league after playing collegiately at Texas-San Antonio, in the CBA and in the NBA D-League. Elijah played at Alabama-Birmingham and in the D-League for last three seasons and currently is playing in the Philippines Basketball League. Abraham is playing at Paine College (Augusta Ga.).
  • Selected by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches as the Bob Pettit Award recipient as Louisiana Professional Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
  • Recognized by his former high school (Grambling) with a “Paul Millsap Day” on 8/12/11.
  • Inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.


SOCIAL MEDIA:


USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM
G/S
MIN/AVG
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2014 MNTX 1/0 14/14.0 2-  5 .400 0-0 .--- 1-2 .500 2/ 2.0 5/ 5.0 2 0 1
2009 MNT 1/0 18/18.0 1-  6 .167 0-1 .000 1-2 .500 4/ 4.0 3/ 3.0 1 0 0
Totals
2/0
32/16.0
3-11
.273
0-1
.000
2-4
.500
6/ 3.0
8/ 4.0
3
0
1

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