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LSU Tigers in the NBA, 2017-18

Hunter Lemoine
Hunter Lemoine
Communications Student Assistant

Here’s how former LSU players fared in the NBA for the week of Jan. 22 – Feb 4:

#9 Antonio Blakeney | G | Chicago Bulls
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
12 170 30 82 36.6 9 30 30.0 16 21 76.2 20 7 8 2 0 85 7.1
Jan. 22 – Feb. 4: Blakeney was called up to the Chicago Bulls and played one game on Jan. 31 where he scored seven points in six minutes of action. He was listed as DNP – Coach’s Decision on Feb. 3.
#14 Josh Gray | G | Phoenix Suns
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
9 2 3 66.7 1 1 100 2 3 66.7 1 1  0 1 1 7.0 7.0
Jan. 22 – Feb. 4: Gray signed 10-day contract with the Suns on Feb. 1. In his first ever action as an NBA player, he scored seven points, had one rebound, one assist, one steal, and one block in nine minutes of action.
#1 Jarell Martin | F | Memphis Grizzlies
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
49 960 122 272 44.9 17 50 34.0 47 58 81.0 181 31 47 27 35 308 6.3
Jan 22. – Feb 4: The Memphis Grizzlies played in seven games over the last two weeks, with Martin playing in six of them. Martin was DNP with a left knee injury on Jan. 24. His best game came against the 76ers, where he posted 12 points, and eight rebounds in 32 minutes.
#25 Jordan Mickey | C-F | Miami Heat
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
16 230 32 67 47.8 1 11 9.1 11 16 68.8 70 9 14 3 7 76 4.8
Jan. 22 - Feb. 4: Mickey was listed as DNP – Coach’s Decision over the last two weeks and did not play.
#8 Johnny O’Bryant III | F | Charlotte Hornets
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
35 375 68 169 40.2 14 43 32.6 21 25 84.0 94 14 15 9 6 171 4.9
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: O’Bryant III played in six of the Hornets eight games since Jan. 22. He played a total of 65 minutes and scored 23 points in those games.
#25 Ben Simmons | G-F | Philadelphia 76ers
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
49 1720 346 658 52.6 0 10 0.0 125 222 56.3 382 354 180 86 43 817 16.7
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: Simmons had a tremendous two weeks in the NBA. He played well and got a double-double with a final line of 10 points and 11 rebounds, marking his 20th of the season. On Jan. 24, he scored 19 points, grabbed 17 rebounds, and 14 assists to get his fifth triple-double of the season. He was also named the NBA Rookie of the Month for the month of January.
#17 Garrett Temple | G | Sacramento Kings
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
48 1195 148 361 41.0 62 169 36.7 43 59 72.9 113 93 61 44 23 401 8.4

Jan. 22 – Feb 4: Temple had a tremendous game on Jan. 23 vs. the Orlando Magic. In that game he scored a career-high 34 points, while shooting 82 percent from the floor (14-17).


Here’s how former LSU players fared in the NBA's G-League for the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 10:

#9 Antonio Blakeney | G | Windy City Bulls
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
22 880 253 540 46.9 67 179 37.4 468 195 86.2 153 99 76 27 12 741 33.7
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: Antonio Blakeney continued to be a force in the G-League, leading the league in scoring with 33.7 ppg. He was called up to the Chicago Bulls where he is currently on the roster.
#5 Josh Gray | G | Northern Arizona Suns
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
31 990 206 461 44.7 75 178 41.2 69 91 75.8 124 185 84 70 556 480 17.9
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: Due to signing a 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns, Gray played in only three games for the Northern Arizona Suns over the last two weeks. On Jan. 23, he scored 28 points, grabbed four rebounds, eight assists and three steals.
#4 Keith Hornsby | G | Texas Legends
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
16 369 59 135 43.7 19 55 34.5 17 20 85.0 44 19 10 14 0 154 9.6
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: After being listed as inactive due to an injury since Dec. 6, Hornsby finally returned to action for the Texas Legends. On Feb. 3, he scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 30 minutes of action.
#25 Craig Victor | F | Rio Grande Valley Vipers
GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% REB AST TO STL BLK PTS AVG.
12 161 16 41 39.0 8 19 41.2 11 19 57.9 30 10 6 6 5 51 4.3
Jan. 22 – Feb 4: Victor has seen an uptick in playing time over the last two weeks. Over the last four games, he is averaging 18.8 mpg, 6 ppg, and 4.3 rpg.

 

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