Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Mikal Bridges The root of the Detroit Pistons' overtime win goes deeper than the box score. Deandre Ayton went No. Twitter: [9], Coming into the 2016–17 season, Bridges was slated to be the team's sixth man but started every game after Phil Booth went down with a knee injury in November. On January 9, 2021, Bridges recorded a new career-high of 34 points in a 125–117 win over the Indiana Pacers. [26] On February 2, 2019, Bridges recorded a season-high 20 points in a 118–112 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. (8-6, 4th place in NBA Western Conference), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 4:17AM. 1996 [3] He began to get serious about basketball in his sophomore year, when he had a growth spurt to reach 6-6. Players on pace to play 500 or more minutes *To qualify: a player must have played 6.09 MPG. Do you have a sports website? 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Philadelphia 76ers, 1st round (10th pick, 10th overall), 2018 NBA Draft, More Mikal Bridges pages at Sports Reference. Or write about sports? TS%: True Shooting Percentage - what a player's shooting percentage would be if we accounted for free throws and 3-pointers. He only knows one speed and that's 100 miles per hour with his hair on fire. All rights reserved. The NBA season is now less than two months away and mock drafts have already begun. us, High School: Follow @GregoryStrongCP on Twitter. He played college basketball for the Michigan State Spartans.A native of Flint, Michigan, he competed for Flint Southwestern Academy (freshman season) at the high school level before moving to … He became the first rookie since Chris Paul to obtain a steal per game throughout a 20-game stretch. 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[9] In the NCAA Tournament, he scored 13 points to help Villanova to a first round victory over Mount St. Mary's. 2 weeks ago Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges poured in a career-high 34 points in a 125-117 win over the Pacers. Along with Creighton's Khyri Thomas and teammate Josh Hart, Bridges was one of three Big East defensive player of the year honorees, being third in the conference in steals with 1.9 per game. Mikal Bridges: 77 Cam Johnson: 76 Dario Saric: 76 Frank Kaminsky III: 75 Cam Payne: 74 Jevon Carter: 73 Cheick Diallo: 73 Ty Jerome: 71 Elie Okobo: 71 Jalen Lecque: 68 Tariq Owens: 68. He was later traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for the 16th pick, Zhaire Smith, and an unprotected 2021 first round pick. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Shot location data available for the 1996-97 through 2019-20 seasons. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Bridges was selected with the 10th pick by the 76ers in the 2018 NBA Draft before being traded to the Suns on draft night. [33] On January 18, Bridges scored a season-high 26 points on 6-8 three-point shooting in a 123–119 win over the Boston Celtics. Copyright © 2000-2021 Sports Reference LLC. [14], As a junior Bridges averaged 17.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game on 51 percent shooting, including 43.5 percent on 3-pointers. 5 Villanova blows out Lafayette", "Villanova's Mikal Bridges puts on a show at Madison Square Garden", "Bluiett, Brunson, Martin unanimous Big East first team", "Villanova spurts late in overtime, wins Big East title, 76-66, over Providence", "Villanova's Mikal Bridges to bypass final season, enter NBA draft", "NBA Draft 2018: Sixers pick Villanova's Mikal Bridges at No. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Right, Born: [8] He had a key role coming off the bench in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, scoring 11 points in a Final Four rout of the Oklahoma Sooners. Do you have a blog? Shoots: Mikal Bridges (born August 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mikal Bridges Cyberface and Body Model by Mith [FOR 2K21] Mikal Bridges Cyberface and Body Model by Mith [FOR 2K21] author: mith. Besides being a Philadelphia-area player (and the first of four Villanova players drafted this year), Bridges' mother, Tyneeha Rivers, is the Vice President of Human Resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, which hires for the 76ers. He played college basketball for the Villanova Wildcats, winning national championships in 2016 and 2018.Bridges was selected with the 10th pick by the 76ers in the 2018 NBA Draft before being traded to the Suns on draft night. Booker scored 22 points, Mikal Bridges added 18 and Phoenix edged the Dallas Mavericks 106-102 on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams. ▪ Bridges was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer's All-Southeastern Pa., boys basketball first team as a senior. Are you a Stathead, too? Small Forward Mikal Bridges - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. Washington and Miles Bridges each provided 13 points each and Terry Rozier had 12 points for the Hornets. *updated 3/27/2020. Here is a statistical analysis of the big comeback victory over the Suns. Great Valley in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Draft: [8], He was named to the 2017–18 preseason All-Big East second team. Join our linker program. [35] In the 2020 NBA Bubble, Bridges started in all eight games at small forward for the Suns, being a major part in helping them win all eight games there.[36]. Booker scored 22 points, Mikal Bridges added 18 and Phoenix edged the Dallas Mavericks 106-102 on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams. Find out more. He moved to Malvern, Pennsylvania in middle school. On November 19, 2019, Bridges matched his career-high of 20 points in a 120–116 loss to the Sacramento Kings. [11] On December 4, he scored a career-high 28 points to go with six rebounds and two blocks in an 88–72 victory over Gonzaga. [16], On June 21, 2018, Bridges was selected with the tenth overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2018 NBA draft. [17] Soon afterward, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for draft rights to Zhaire Smith (16th pick) and a future first round pick. [12] Bridges scored 23 points in an overtime win against Seton Hall on March 2, 2018. Bridges later returned in time to play in the last 11.5 seconds of the team's regular season opener to make his professional debut in a blowout 121–100 win over the Dallas Mavericks on October 17, 2018. [29] It was also the second-longest stretch for a rookie in franchise history behind Ron Lee. mikal_bridges, (Noodles, Inspector Go Go Gadget, String Bean, Brittle, Praying Mantis), Position: [4] As a junior, he averaged 20 points and eight rebounds per game. Bridges is the son of Tyneeha Rivers, who gave birth to him at the age of 19 and raised him as a single mother. Mikal Bridges (Phoenix Suns) with a buzzer beater vs the New Orleans Pelicans, 12/29/2020. "[8] He became well-regarded as a lanky forward who could score and play excellent defense and often guarded the opposing team's best player. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Bridges won the NCAA championship along with his teammates for the school for the first time since 1985. True Shooting Percentage = Total points / [(FGA + (0.44 x FTA)] in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [15] On April 10, 2018, Bridges announced his intention to forgo his final season of collegiate eligibility and declare for the 2018 NBA Draft, where he was the 10th selection in the first round by the Philadelphia 76ers. [27] On February 25, Bridges put up a season-high 8 assists to help the Suns break a franchise-record 17-game losing streak to win 124–121 over the Miami Heat. Miles Bridges Cyberface and Body Model by Shoddy S... NBA 2K21 Start Interface by Lebron xu; NBA 2K21 … Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? [10] Bridges hit all six 3-point tries in a 24-point performance against Lafayette on November 17. We present them here for purely educational purposes. [32] Bridges then matched his career-high 10 rebounds two days later in a 111–110 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. [5] "He came in as a high school scoring phenom like they all do, so I'm really proud of how he has opened up his game defensively," coach Jay Wright said. It's an acknowledgment that Mikal Bridges' three-and-D skills were properly valued the first time around. [13] He was named MVP of the Big East Tournament after scoring 28 points in the title game, a 76–66 overtime win over Providence. [20] In his Summer League debut, Bridges recorded 14 points on nearly perfect shooting (including 4/5 from the three-point line) and 3 rebounds in a 92–85 win over the Dallas Mavericks. [5][6], Bridges redshirted his freshman season and assisted in scouting players. Sources: Rockets Want Three Second-Round Picks for PJ Tucker in Trade Traded • rights to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to Clippers for • rights to Miles Bridges • 2020 second round pick (#32-Vernon Carey Jr.) • 2021 second round pick (? [23] Three days later, Bridges recorded his first points, rebounds, and assists of his professional career with 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals in a blowout loss against the Denver Nuggets. [18] Bridges would then join the Phoenix Suns' 2018 NBA Summer League squad alongside #1 pick Deandre Ayton and the rest of the team's younger players on July 1, 2018. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Below are the draft picks for Rounds 1 and 2 of the 2018 NBA Draft with results featuring pick number, team and player. The 23-year-old may not flash star potential, but he's solid in most spots. ▪ In his career, he had 1,340 points and 511 rebounds. Devonte' Graham added 19 points, P.J. Devin Booker supplied the offense while Chris Paul provided the savvy in the final minutes. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. [5] He improved his scoring as the season progressed, averaging 12.3 points in his last 12 games of the regular season. [37] He also helped the Suns start their season with a 7–3 record, their best 10-game start to a season since 2009. [34] On March 8, Bridges got his first double-double with 21 points and matching his career-high of 10 rebounds in a 140–131 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. [30] At the end of the season, Bridges became the only Suns player to play in all 82 games for the regular season. [1] He grew up in Overbrook, Philadelphia and nearby neighborhoods. [7] In his first year with Villanova he appeared in all 40 games for the Wildcats. home/away, monthly, etc... More Mikal Bridges Basketball Reference pages, 2020-21 Suns [31] On December 14, he grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds in his first start of the 2019–20 NBA season in a 121–119 overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Mexico City. Stats are normalized to per-36-minutes numbers. That's just how he plays." He received the Julius Erving Award for best small forward. He averaged 6.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game as a freshman. [21] On October 6, it was announced that Bridges would miss the remainder of the preseason with an elbow injury.[22]. Mikal Bridges (born August 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Miles Emmanuel Bridges Sr. (born March 21, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Play-by-play data available for the 1996-97 through 2019-20 seasons. Bridges averaged 9.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game while making 54 percent of his field goal attempts and 39 percent of three point tries. During his senior season, he was named First Team All Class AAAA. Decisions on rookie scale options for the 2021/22 season were due on Tuesday — any team that wanted to exercise a third- or fourth-year option on a player for next season was required to do so by last night. He posted averages of 18.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 2.4 blocks and 1.6 steals per game as a senior. the official stats partner of the NBA. He played college basketball for the Villanova Wildcats, winning national championships in 2016 and 2018. The NBA 2020-21 season tipped-off last month, and 2K Games has made a large number of changes to the player ratings for NBA 2K21 to reflect their current status. Points leagues are a great way to introduce yourself to fantasy basketball, typically requiring less lead-in work. He said he had to do a lot of lifting weights and changing his three-point shot. Latest on Charlotte Hornets small forward Miles Bridges including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press. [28] From January 22 until March 6, Bridges would get at least one steal in each game played throughout that time. [24] On November 14, he made his first career start in place of Trevor Ariza,[25] scoring eight points in 25 minutes in a 116–96 win over the San Antonio Spurs. [2], Bridges attended Great Valley High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania, where he was coached by Jim Nolan. … At least for the first game, the Suns' revamped backcourt performed almost exactly as hoped. [19] He would sign his proper, rookie-scaled contract with the Suns five days later. [4] At the conclusion of the regular season, he joined Jalen Brunson on the All-Big East first team. Player stats broken down into various categories; i.e. His second cousin is former La Salle player Tyrone Garland. 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