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Isaiah Dwayne Hicks (born July 24, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Isaiah Hicks
Isaiah Hicks Westchester crop.jpg
Hicks playing for the Westchester Knicks
No. 4 – New York Knicks
PositionPower forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1994-07-13) July 13, 1994 (age 24)
Oxford, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolJ. F. Webb (Oxford, North Carolina)
CollegeNorth Carolina (2013–2017)
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–presentNew York Knicks
2017–presentWestchester Knicks
Career highlights and awards

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High school and college careerEdit

In his senior season at J. F. Webb High School, he was named to the 2013 McDonald's All-American Boys Game roster. He committed to North Carolina.[1]

At the conclusion of his junior season, he received the ACC's Sixth Man of the Year Award. He scored 17 points in UNC's 103-64 win over Texas Southern in the first round of the NCAA tournament, but afterward averaged six points per game and did not score in double figures in UNC's last four games.[2] Hicks scored 13 points and had 9 rebounds in the Tar Heels victory over Gonzaga in the 2017 National Championship game.[3]

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft, Hicks was signed by the Charlotte Hornets to their training camp roster. He was released on October 13, 2017, as one of the team,s final preseason roster cuts.[4] On October 20, 2017, he signed a two-way contract with the New York Knicks via their NBA G League affiliate the Westchester Knicks.[5] Hicks made his NBA debut on February 8, 2018, against the Toronto Raptors.[6] Hicks would sign a second two-way contract with the Knicks on July 3.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

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

NBAEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2017–18 New York 18 0 13.3 .458 .222 .667 2.3 .9 .1 .2 4.4
2018–19 New York 3 0 10.7 .500 - .800 2.3 .7 .3 1.0 4.0
Career 21 0 13.0 .463 .222 .696 2.3 .9 .1 .3 4.4

CollegeEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 North Carolina 34 0 7.3 .417 .200 .579 1.0 .2 .1 .4 1.2
2014–15 North Carolina 38 3 14.8 .544 .000 .621 3.0 .3 .2 .4 6.6
2015–16 North Carolina 40 3 18.1 .619 .756 4.6 .7 .5 .6 9.2
2016–17 North Carolina 39 39 23.3 .576 .779 5.5 1.4 .4 .7 11.8
Career 151 45 16.2 .573 .167 .725 3.6 .7 .3 .5 7.4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "McDonald's All American® 2O13 Team". McDonaldsAllAmerican.com. Retrieved March 29, 2013.
  2. ^ "Isaiah Hicks returned to UNC for this moment, but Tar Heels wait for him to arrive". The News and Observer. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "A new ending for UNC's Isaiah Hicks, who saved his Final Four best for last". The News and Observer. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Charlotte Hornets Waive Four Players". NBA.com. October 13, 2017. Retrieved October 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "Knicks sign Isaiah Hicks to two-way contract". InsideHoops.com. October 20, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Knicks vs. Raptors - Box Score". ESPN.com. February 8, 2018. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Knicks Sign Isaiah Hicks and Allonzo Trier to Two-Way Contracts". NBA.com. July 3, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2019.

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