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Mike Bibby
Mike Bibby #20
Point Guard
New York Knicks

Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Born: May 13, 1978 - Cherry Hill, New Jersey
College: Arizona
Draft: 1998 - 1st round (2nd pick) by the Vancouver Grizzlies


 

Mike Bibby Biography

HOW MIKE JOINED THE HEAT:

• On March 2, 2011, the Miami Heat signed Mike after he cleared waivers
• On February 23, 2011, Atlanta traded Mike to the Washington Wizards, along with Jordan Crawford, Maurice Evans and a first round pick in the 2011 draft, in exchange for Kirk Hinrich and Hilton Armstrong. On February 28, 2011, Bibby agreed to a contract buyout
• Traded to the Hawks from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Anthony Johnson, Tyronn Lue, Shelden Williams, Lorenzen Wright and a 2008 second-round draft pick on February 16, 2008
• Traded from Vancouver to Sacramento, along with Brent Price, in exchange for Jason Williams and Nick Anderson on June 27, 2001
• Selected by the Grizzlies with the second overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Averaging 16.6 ppg, 6.2 apg, 3.3 rpg, 1.3 spg, and 36.2 mpg in 723 games through ten NBA seasons with Vancouver (1998-01), Sacramento (2001-08) and the Hawks

CAREER HIGHS: 44 pts @Phil (1/24/06), 11 rebs v/Dall (4/2/00), 18 assts (3x), 7 stls (2x), 3 blks @Tor (1/5/05), 54 mins (3x), 17 FGM @Phil (1/24/06), 9 3FGM v/Phoe (3/25/07), 14 FTM (2x)

• Has played in 80 or more games in five of the last seven seasons
• Ranks 19th among active players in career three pointers made (1044)
• Averaged 17.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 5.4 apg, 1.2 spg, and 35.7 mpg (.439 FG%, .377 3FG%, .818 FT%) in 476 career games with Sacramento
• Holds fifth place in Kings-Royals history in assists (2,580), 3rd in both three-point FGM (775) and FGA (2,056), and steals (584), and 6th in 3FG% (.377)
• Ranks first in Sacramento-era history in assists, third in FTA (1,947) and steals (584), 4th in points (8,311), games played, FGM (3,008) and FGA (6,859)
• Set franchise record with 51 consecutive free throws made spanning 14 contests from 3/20-4/16/2003

2009-10:

For the third time in his three years in a Hawks uniform, was a consistent performer at the point position, helping lead Atlanta to the postseason • His minutes may be down, but it doesn’t diminish his value to the Hawks roster • Averaged 9.1 ppg, 3.9 apg, 2.3 rpg and 0.8 spg in 27.4 mpg (.416 FG%, .389 3FG%, .861 FT%), appearing in 80 contests (all starts) • Played in at least 80 games for the eighth time in his 12-year career • Ranked 7th in the NBA in assist/turnover ratio (3.44), was 37th in apg and t31st in 3FG% • Passed Mitch Richmond on 4/2 to move into 19th place all-time in three-pointers made • Scored in double-figures 37 times, including 3 20-point outings • Team leader in 3FG%, and ranked 3rd in apg, spg and 3FGM, and 6th in ppg • Led the team in assists (21x) • Against New York on 1/1, became the sixth active player to reach 5,000 career assists, joining Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Andre Miller, Allen Iverson and Baron Davis • Put in a season-best 23 pts on 8-10 FGs (season-high 7-9 3FGs) v/GS (3/5) • Dished out a season-high 11 assts v/Phoe (1/15) • Hit his 5,000th career FG @Hou (1/25) • Became the sixth Hawk to make 300 career 3FGs v/OKC (1/18) • Ranks 6th in Atlanta history in 3FGM (362) and 3FGA (939) • Listed at DNP-coach’s decision on 4/6 @Char, but was unavailable (ingrown toenail removal) • SEASON HIGHS: 23 pts v/GS (3/5), 7 rebs @Sac (11/4), 11 assts v/Phoe (3/15), 4 stls (2x), 1 blk (3x), 42 mins v/Port (11/16), 8 FGM (2x), 7 3FGM v/GS (3/5), 4 FTM (4x).

2008-09:

One of the league's most dangerous long-range threats in his first full season in Atlanta, Bibby finished 8th in the NBA with 167 3FGM (the sixth-most in a season in Atlanta history), hitting .390, the third-best percentage of his career • Concluded the season averaging 14.9 ppg, 5.0 apg, 3.5 rpg and 1.2 spg in 34.7 mpg (.435 FG%, .789 FT%) in 79 starts, marking the eighth time in his career he's played in at least that many contests • Also ranked 25th in the NBA in apg, t23rd in spg, 8th in asst-TO ratio (3.06) and t18th in stls-TO ratio (0.77) • Scored in double-figures 63 times, including 23 20-point outings (one 30-plus game) • Notched four double-doubles on the campaign • Was a contestant in the 2009 Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout during All-Star weekend in his hometown of Phoenix, marking his second time in that competition (participated in 2000 in Oakland) • Dropped in a season-best 31 pts @Chi, on 12-21 FGs (tied season-high FGM), 5-10 3FGs and 2-2 FTs, while adding 6 assts and a season-high 5 stls • Knocked down 10-13 FGs, 6-6 3FGs and 1-2 FTs for 27 pts v/Det (12/21) • Hit a season-high tying 12 FGs (12-22) on his way to 25 pts v/Wash (11/19) • Dished out a season-best 15 assts v/Milw (1/23) • Recorded his 2,500th career rebound @NJ (1/2), his 1,000th career steal @NY (1/28) and career point no. 13,000 @Clev (3/21) • Missed two contests due to injury/illness (2/7, left foot sprain; 2/25, flu-like symptoms) • SEASON HIGHS: 31 pts @Chi (1/20/09), 8 rebs v/GS (12/19/08), 15 assts v/Milw (1/23/09), 5 stls @Chi (1/20/09), 2 blks @LAC (1/14/09), 48 mins @NJ (1/2/09), 12 FGM (2x), 6 3FGM v/Det (12/21/08), 5 FTM (4x).

2007-08:

The point guard Atlanta has lacked since the days of Mookie Blaylock, Bibby gave the Hawks a big lift after his acquisition

• Atlanta was 16-17 after the Bibby trade (including the completion of the 12/19 vs. Miami game)
• The Hawks' offensive production improved dramatically with Bibby - they averaged 94.8 ppg and 21.2 apg (.442 FG%, .323 3FG%) prior to the deal, and 103.5 ppg and 23.3 apg (.473 FG%, .393 3FG%) after
• With the Hawks, Bibby averaged 14.1 ppg, 6.5 apg, 3.2 rpg, 1.1 spg and 33.3 mpg in 33 games (32 starts)
• In 15 games with the Kings, he put in 13.5 ppg, 5.0 apg, 3.7 rpg and 1.3 spg (.406 FG%, .393 3FG%, .742 FT%)
• In 47 total games (42 starting assignments), Bibby averaged 13.9 ppg, 6.0 apg, 3.4 rpg, 1.1 spg and 32.8 mpg (.411 FG%, .375 3FG%, .780 FT%)
• Recorded five double-doubles (pts/assts, all with Atlanta) • Scored 10-or-more points 23 times with the Hawks, including seven 20-plus point efforts and one 30-point game
• Led the team in scoring twice, and in assists 17 times
• Made his 1,000th career three-pointer v/LAC (3/14) • Despite playing with a sore left thumb, poured in a season-high 30 pts (11-15 FGs, 6-8 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) v/Chi (3/28)
• Dished out a season-best 14 assists (with just one turnover) in his Hawks home debut v/Sac (2/27) • Missed the first 36 games of the season following surgery on 10/27 to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb
SEASON HIGHS: 30 pts v/Chi (3/28/08), 8 rebs v/Bos (4/12/08), 14 assts v/LAC (3/14/08), 4 stls v/Chi (2/2/08), 1 blk (4x), 48 mins v/Tor (4/2/08), 11 FGM v/Chi (3/28/08), 6 3FGM v/Chi (3/28/08), 8 FTM v/Sac (2/27/08).

2006-07:
• Averaged 17.1 ppg, 4.7 apg, 3.2 rpg and 1.1 spg in 34.0 mpg (.404 FG%, .360 3FG%, .830 FT%) in starting all 82 contests
• Placed 7th in the NBA in 3FGM (173) and 5th in 3FGA (481)
• Scored in double-figures 72 times, had 20-or-more 29 times and 30-or-more on seven occasions • Led the Kings in scoring 20 times and in assists 41 times

2005-06:
• Tallied a career-high 21.1 ppg (.432 FG%, .386 3FG%, .849 FT%), ranking 19th in the NBA in scoring
• Also tallied 5.4 apg, 2.9 rpg and 1.0 spg, starting all 82 contests • Named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played March 6-12
• Scored in double-figures 76 times, had 43 games of 20-or more and had 30-or-more on 15 occasions
• 2004-05: Put in 19.6 ppg, 6.8 apg, 4.2 rpg and 1.6 spg in 38.6 mpg (.443 FG%, .360 3FG%, .775 FT%)
• Ranked 22nd in the NBA in ppg, 9th in apg, 14th in spg and 12th in mpg • Named NBA Player of the Week for games played Feb. 22-29
• Hit double figures 73 times, including 20-plus points 38 times and 30-or-more on six occasions
• 2003-04: Averaged 18.4 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3.4 rpg and 1.4 spg in 36.3 mpg (.450 FG%, .392 3FG%, .815 FT%)
• Started all 82 games
• Placed 23rd in the league in ppg, 18th in apg, 22nd in spg and 21st in 3FG% • Hit double figures 76 times, registered 20-or-more points 36 times and had 30-or-more twice

2002-03:

• Compiled averages of 15.9 ppg, 5.2 apg, 2.7 rpg and 1.3 spg in 33.4 mpg (.470 FG%, .409 3FG%, .861 FT%), starting all 55 games he played in
• Placed 9th in the NBA in 3FG% and 15th in FT% • Missed the first 27 games of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot
• Scored in double figures 50 times, with 20-or-more on 14 occasions
• Named to the 2003 Men’s National Team by USA Basketball, where he helped lead the team to a perfect 10-0 mark and a gold medal at the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Puerto Rico

2001-02:
• Put up 13.7 ppg, 5.0 apg, 2.8 rpg and 1.1 spg in 33.2 mps (.453 FG%, .370 3FG%, .803 FT%), starting 80 contests
• Ranked among the NBA leaders in assists (t27th) and assists per turnover (17th)
• Scored in double figures 67 times, including 14 games of 20-or-more
• Had a consecutive games played streak of 246 snapped when he didn’t play on 1/6 vs. Milwaukee (strained right knee)
• 2000-01 (with Vancouver): Averaged 15.9 ppg, 8.4 apg, 3.7 rpg and 1.3 spg in 38.9 mpg, starting all 82 games
• Ranked fourth in the NBA in apg, 19th in assist-turnover ratio, 24th in mpg, 33rd in spg and 40th in 3FG%
• Hit double figures 70 times, with 20-plus points on 21 occasions and 30-or-more once
• Had 17 double-doubles

1999-2000:
•Tallied 14.5 ppg, 8.1 apg, 3.7 rpg and 1.6 spg (.445 FG%, .363 3FG%, .780 FT%), starting all 82 games
• Ranked eighth in the league in apg and 15th in spg
• Hit double figures 68 times, led the team in scoring 16 times and in assists on 76 occasions

1998-99:
• Finished his rookie season averaging 13.2 ppg, 6.5 apg and 2.7 rpg (.430 FG%, .203 3FG%, .751 FT%), while starting all 50 games
• Ranked 13th in the NBA in apg
• Became the only Grizzlies player to start each game in his rookie campaign
• Ranked in the top 20 rookies in six categories.

PLAYOFF HISTORY:
• Has played in 58 career playoff games, posting averages of 17.0 ppg, 5.3 apg, 3.6 rpg and 1.4 spg in 39.1 mpg (.412 FG%, .358 3FG%, .814 FT%)
• Started all seven games in the first round series vs. Boston (2008 Playoffs), and averaged 10.3 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 3.1 apg in 36.0 mpg (.338 FG%, .292 3FG%, .656 FT%)
• In the Hawks’ game four win, came up with 18 pts (all in the first half) on 5-8 FGs (2-4 3FGs) and 6-8 FTs in 40 mins
• (with Sacramento): Posted a team-leading 20.0 ppg (.429 FG%, .436 3FG%, .873 FT%), 4.2 rpg, 7.0 apg, 1.9 spg, and 41.4 mpg in starting 12 postseason games in 2004 vs. Dallas and Minnesota, ranking 9th in the NBA in playoff scoring average, 5th in assists, and 7th in steals
• Scored a postseason career-high 36 points (14-23 FG, 6-8 3FG, 2-2 FT) to complement four rebounds, eight assists, and a playoff career-best five steals in Game 5 of the opening round vs. Dallas (4/29/04)
• Followed up a strong regular season with a breakout postseason in 2002, averaging 20.3 ppg (.444 FG%, .424 3FG%, .826 FT%), 3.8 rpg, 1.4 spg, and 41.3 mpg in starting all 16 games
• Averaged 22.7 ppg (.445 FG%, .346 3FG%, .750 FT%), 3.6 rpg, 4.4 apg, 2.0 spg, and 44.7 mpg in seven games against the LA Lakers in the 2002 Western Conference Finals
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS: 36 pts v/Dall (4/29/04), 8 rebs @Minn (5/19/04), 12 assts v/Minn (5/12/04), 5 stls v/Dall (4/29/04), 2 blks (2x), 49 mins @SA (4/25/06), 14 FGM v/Dall (4/29/04), 6 3FGM v/Dall (4/29/04), 10 FTM @Minn (5/4/04).

COLLEGIATE CAREER:
• Entered the NBA Draft as an underclassmen following two seasons at Arizona
• Started all 69 games during his Wildcat career • Earned First-Team All-America honors, and was named Pac-10 Player of the Year as a sophomore (1997-98), after averaging 17.2 ppg, 5.7 apg and 3.0 rpg (.464 FG%, .387 3FG%, .755 FT%)
• Finished third in the voting for the 1998 Wooden Award
• As a freshman (1996-97), helped lead the Wildcats to the 1997 NCAA Championship, scoring 19 points in the 84-79 championship game win against Kentucky
• Selected to the ’97 All-Final Four Team
• Named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year after posting averages of 13.5 ppg, 5.2 apg and 3.2 rpg.

PERSONAL INFO:
• Nickname is ‘Bib’
• Mother is Virginia Bibby, and father is Henry Bibby, a former NBA player and assistant coach, and former college head coach
• Girlfriend is Darcy, and they have four children, Michael, Janae, Mia and Nylah
• Has two brothers and two sisters
• Brother-in-law is Eddie House
• Involved in many charitable efforts, including hospital visits, Adopt-a-Family programs during the holidays, Read to Achieve, and Habitat for Humanity
• Appeared on NBA Wheel of Fortune Week in 2005, donating his winnings to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort • Served as a national representative to the 2002-03 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Advisory Council
• Along with teammate Joe Johnson, one of just 11 NBA players selected to endorse Nike’s Jordan Brand line
• Wears size 12½ basketball shoes.

 
     
     
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