Malcolm Miller (basketball)

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Malcolm Miller
No. 13 – Toronto Raptors
PositionSmall forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1993-03-06) March 6, 1993 (age 26)
Laytonsville, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolGaithersburg (Gaithersburg, Maryland)
CollegeHoly Cross (2011–2015)
NBA draft2015 / Undrafted
Playing career2015–present
Career history
2015–2016Maine Red Claws
2016–2017Alba Berlin
2017–presentToronto Raptors
2017–2019Raptors 905
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Malcolm Miller (born March 6, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Holy Cross.

High school career[edit]

Miller attended Gaithersburg High School where he served as team captain during both his junior and senior seasons, averaging 13.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.6 blocks and 1.4 steals per game as a senior, earning him first team All-Gazette honors and being ranked as one of the top 500 seniors in the nation by HoopScoop.[1]

College career[edit]

In four years at Holy Cross, Miller totalled 1,013 points, 532 rebounds, 164 assists, 143 blocked shots and 93 steals ranking third all-time in career blocked shots and sixth in career games started (93).[1][2]

As a senior, Miller averaged 14.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.6 blocked shots, 1.3 steals and 1.2 assists per game for the Crusaders, while connecting on 37.2 percent of his three-point field goal attempts (45 of 121) and 83.0 percent of his free throws (117 of 141). He finished the season ranked second in the Patriot League in blocked shots, fourth in free throw percentage, seventh in steals, eighth in scoring, 14th in three-point field goals made and 15th in rebounding. Miller led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 13 times that year, while scoring in double-figures 25 times.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Maine Red Claws (2015–2016)[edit]

After going undrafted on the 2015 NBA draft, Miller joined the Boston Celtics for the 2015 NBA Summer League[3] where he averaged 4.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 12.1 minutes per game. On September 25, 2015, he signed with the Celtics.[2][4] However, he was later waived by the Celtics on October 20 after appearing in one preseason game.[5] On October 31, he was acquired by the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Celtics.[6]

Alba Berlin (2016–2017)[edit]

On July 27, 2016, Miller signed with Alba Berlin of the German Bundesliga and EuroCup.[7]

Toronto Raptors (2017–2018)[edit]

For the 2017–18, Miller signed with the Toronto Raptors of the NBA as the team's first two-way contract recipient. He would spend most of the season with the Raptors' G-League affiliate Raptors 905.[8] He made his first career NBA start on March 4, 2018 against the Charlotte Hornets.

Raptors 905 (2018–19)[edit]

On October 23, 2018, Miller was included in the training camp roster of the Raptors 905.[9]

Second stint at Toronto Raptors (2019–present)[edit]

On February 10, 2019, Miller signed with the Toronto Raptors for his second stint with the team.[10] Miller won a championship with Raptors after they defeated the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Denotes season in which Miller won an NBA championship

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 Toronto 15 4 8.4 .464 .381 1.000 1.0 .2 .1 .1 2.5
2018–19 Toronto 10 0 6.7 .423 .476 .750 .5 .1 .1 .1 3.5
Career 25 4 7.7 .444 .429 .875 .8 .2 .1 .1 2.9

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2019 Toronto 10 0 2.8 .250 .167 .750 .5 .1 .0 .1 .8
Career 10 0 2.8 .250 .167 .750 .5 .1 .0 .1 .8

Personal life[edit]

The son of Robert and Sheila Miller, he has one brother and two sisters. His sister, Janell Thomas, played basketball at North Carolina Central. He majored in Philosophy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Holy Cross bio". GoHolyCross.com. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Malcolm Miller Added To Boston Celtics Training Camp Roster". GoHolyCross.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  3. ^ "Celtics Announce 2015 Summer League Roster". NBA.com. July 1, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  4. ^ "Celtics Finalize Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. September 25, 2015. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "Celtics Waive Three". NBA.com. October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Red Claws Announce Draft Results, Training Camp Roster". OurSportsCentral.com. October 31, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  7. ^ "ALBA signs athletic forward Miller". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 27, 2016. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  8. ^ Smith, Doug (July 6, 2017). "Raptors ink Malcolm Miller to team's first two-way contract". Toronto Star. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "Raptors 905 Draft Three and Finalize Training Camp Updates". NBA.com. October 23, 2018. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  10. ^ "Raptors Sign Miller". NBA.com. February 10, 2019. Retrieved February 11, 2019.

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