|File:Mikki Moore jump ball 2009.jpg|
November 4, 1975 |
Gaffney, South Carolina
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||Blacksburg (Blacksburg, South Carolina)|
|NBA draft||1997 / Undrafted|
|Number||31, 38, 45, 54, 33, 7|
|1997–1998||Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)|
|1999||Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)|
|2002–2003||Roanoke Dazzle (D-League)|
|2003–2004||Roanoke Dazzle (D-League)|
|2004–2005||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2006–2007||New Jersey Nets|
|2009–2010||Golden State Warriors|
|2012||Idaho Stampede (D-League)|
|2012||Golden State Warriors|
|2013||Reno Bighorns (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Clinton Renard "Mikki" Moore (pronounced "MY-key"; born November 4, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player.
- 1 Early life and college
- 2 Professional career
- 3 NBA career statistics
- 4 References
- 5 External links
Early life and college
Moore played at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He averaged 8.6 ppg (.553 FG%, .250 3pt%, .655 FT%), 5.8 rpg, and 2.10 bpg in 25.0 mpg in 114 games in four seasons at Nebraska (1993–1997). He ranks second in Cornhusker history in career blocked shots (236), trailing only Venson Hamilton (241), Also ranks seventh in school annals in career field goal percentage. Posted 11.7 ppg (.583 FG%, 1-2 3pt, .701 FT%), 7.4 rpg, 1.3 apg, and 2.67 bpg in 33 contests as a senior (1996–97), ranking second on the team in scoring and rebounding. He helped Nebraska to the school's first basketball championship of any kind as a junior in 1995-96, registering 11 points (4-9 FG, 3-5 FT), a game-high 13 rebounds, and one block in a 60-56 win vs. St. Joseph's in the 1996 NIT title game.
Moore went undrafted following a career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he left as the all-time leader in blocked shots. He is a journeyman player, having played for nine different NBA teams (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Clippers, Seattle SuperSonics, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors). He has also had stints playing overseas as well as other professional leagues in the U.S. such as the Continental Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, where he played for the Roanoke Dazzle. He was drafted 1st overall by Roanoke Dazzle in the 2002 NBA D-League Draft. Most notably, he enjoyed All-NBA D-League First Team and NBA D-League Defensive Player of the Year honors during the 2002–03 season.
New Jersey Nets (2006–2007)
On July 27, 2006, Moore was traded by the Sonics to the New Jersey Nets. Following a season-ending ACL injury to center Nenad Krstić, Moore was called upon to play major minutes and had one of the best years of his NBA career, averaging career highs of 9.8 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game, plus a league-leading .609 field goal percentage, becoming the first undrafted player ever to lead the NBA in field goal percentage, and only the third to finish in the top five since the 1976–77 season.
Sacramento Kings (2007–2009)
Boston Celtics (2009)
Golden State Warriors (2009–2010)
On September 2, 2009, Moore signed with the Golden State Warriors to a reported one-year, $1.3 million deal. On January 4, 2010, after undergoing surgery for a bone spur in his right heel, Moore was waived by the Warriors.
Memphis Grizzlies (2011)
On December 9, 2011, he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. However, he was waived on December 16.
Idaho Stampede (2012)
In January 2012, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
Golden State Warriors (2012)
On April 16, 2012, he re-signed with the Warriors for the rest of the 2011–12 season.
Philadelphia 76ers (2012)
On October 1, 2012, he was signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. However, he was waived on October 10.
NBA D-League (2013)
On November 1, 2013, he was re-acquired by the Idaho Stampede. On November 4, 2013, he was traded to the Reno Bighorns. On December 19, 2013, he was waived by the Bighorns.
NBA career statistics
|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|
- Nance, Roscoe (March 27, 2007). "Nets get Moore than expected from career journeyman". USAToday.com. Retrieved November 17, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- 2002-03 NBDL Draft Board
- "Roanoke's Mikki Moore Selected as NBDL Defensive Player of the Year". NBA.com. March 20, 2003. Retrieved November 17, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Mikki Moore Player Profile – RealGM
- "Nets seal the deal early in victory over Pacers". ESPN.com. January 15, 2007. Retrieved November 17, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Eastern Conference: Players to watch". JSOnline.com. April 21, 2007. Retrieved November 17, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Carter and Nets hand Bulls huge loss". TSN.ca. April 18, 2007. Archived from the original on May 4, 2007. Retrieved April 24, 2007.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Celtics sign Mikki Moore
- Moore returning west as a Warrior
- Warriors Sign Free Agent Center Mikki Moore