Stanton Kidd

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Stanton Kidd
Stanton Kidd 11 Darüşşafaka Tekfen 20181120 (cropped).jpg
Kidd with Darüşşafaka in November 2018
No. 15 – Utah Jazz
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1992-03-18) March 18, 1992 (age 27)
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolEdmondson-Westside
(Baltimore, Maryland)
College
NBA draft2015 / Undrafted
Playing career2015–present
Career history
2015–2016Limburg United
2016–2017Tigers Tübingen
2017–2019Darüşşafaka
2019–presentUtah Jazz
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Stanton Kidd (born March 18, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for South Plains College, North Carolina Central University and Colorado State before playing professionally in Belgium, Germany and Turkey.

Early life and college career[edit]

Kidd attended Edmondson-Westside High School in Baltimore, Maryland, where he averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists in his senior year, leading the Red Storm to their first-ever Baltimore City Division I championship. Kidd was named the team MVP his senior season and earned all-metro player honors.[1]

Kidd played two seasons at South Plains College, one of the top junior college programs in the nation, helping the Texans win the 2011-12 National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship going a perfect 36-0.[1]

On March 10, 2013, Kidd was named First-team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in his first season at North Carolina Central University.[2] He was third in the MEAC in scoring (14.5 points per game), eighth in rebounding (6.9 boards per game), fifth in field goal percentage (55.3 percent).[1]

In his senior year at Colorado State, he averaged 11.5 points, 5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.

Professional career[edit]

Limburg United (2015–2016)[edit]

On July 27, 2015, Kidd started his professional career with the Belgian team Limburg United, signing a one-year deal.[3] Kidd helped Limburg reach the 2016 Belgian League Semifinals where they eventually lost to Oostende.

Tigers Tübingen (2016–2017)[edit]

On July 21, 2016, Kidd signed with the German team Tigers Tübingen for the 2016–17 season.[4] In 20 games played for Tübingen, Kidd averaged 12.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

Darüşşafaka (2017–2019)[edit]

On July 21, 2017, Kidd signed a two-year deal with the Turkish team Darüşşafaka.[5] On January 14, 2018, Kidd tied his career-high 24 points without missing a single shot, shooting 9-of-9 from the field, along with seven rebounds in a 98–65 win over Gaziantep.[6] Kidd went on to win the 2018 EuroCup title with Darüşşafaka.

On June 28, 2018, Kidd joined the Utah Jazz for the 2018 NBA Summer League, where he averaged 10.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in six games.[7]

Utah Jazz (2019–present)[edit]

On July 17, 2019, Kidd signed a contract with the Utah Jazz after completing stints with them in the 2019 NBA Summer League.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  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     Led the league
Denotes seasons in which Kidd won the EuroCup

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2018–19 Darüşşafaka 30 18 21.8 .391 .284 .686 3.0 1.2 .6 .2 6.8 5.4
Career 30 18 21.8 .391 .284 .686 3.0 1.2 .6 .2 6.8 5.4

EuroCup[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2017–18 Darüşşafaka 22 6 17.1 .468 .333 .737 3.5 .6 .2 .1 5.2 5.9
Career 22 6 17.1 .468 .333 .737 3.5 .6 .2 .1 5.2 5.9

Domestic leagues[edit]

Year Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2015–16 Belgium Limburg BLB 35 19.3 .493 .352 .687 4.6 1.0 1.1 .3 8.4
2016–17 Germany Tübingen BBL 20 27.2 .444 .407 .744 4.6 1.7 1.2 .4 12.8
2017–18 Turkey Darüşşafaka BSL 24 20.1 .511 .431 .875 3.6 .9 .9 .3 7.3
2018–19 20 23.6 .484 .338 .600 3.7 1.0 .5 .2 9.5

Source: RealGM

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stanton Kidd - Colorado State University Athletics". CSURams.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "MEAC Announces Men's Basketball All-Conference Honors". meacsports.com. March 10, 2013. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Stanton Kidd is laatste aanwinst van Limburg United". gva.be (in Dutch). July 27, 2015. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "Tubingen Walter-Tigers land Stanton Kidd". Sportando.com. July 21, 2016. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "Darussafaka signs Stanton Kidd". Sportando.com. July 21, 2017. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  6. ^ "Darussafaka Basketbol Istanbul 98 at Royal Hali Gaziantep 65". RealGM.com. January 14, 2018. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  7. ^ "Utah Jazz announce 2018 Summer League roster". deseretnews.com. June 28, 2018. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  8. ^ "Jazz sign William Howard and Stanton Kidd". NBA.com. July 17, 2019. Retrieved July 17, 2019.

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