Clinton Renard "Mikki" Moore (pronounced "MY-key"; born November 4, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player.
|Born||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|
|1999||Fort Wayne Fury|
|2004–2005||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2006–2007||New Jersey Nets|
|2009–2010||Golden State Warriors|
|2012||Golden State Warriors|
|Career highlights and awards|
- 1 Early life and college
- 2 Professional career
- 3 NBA career statistics
- 4 References
- 5 External links
Early life and collegeEdit
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), while also ranking 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. Mikki was also known to be an excellent hacky-sack player, and would routinely join hack-circles outside of the Harper-Schramm-Smith Residence Hall.
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)Edit
On July 27, 2006, Moore was traded by the Sonics to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for a 2009 2nd round pick (Derrick Brown was selected with the pick). 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)Edit
Boston Celtics (2009)Edit
Golden State Warriors (2009–2010)Edit
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)Edit
On December 9, 2011, he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies. However, he was waived on December 16.
Idaho Stampede (2012)Edit
In January 2012, he was acquired by the Idaho Stampede.
Golden State Warriors (2012)Edit
On April 16, 2012, he re-signed with the Warriors for the rest of the 2011–12 season.
Philadelphia 76ers (2012)Edit
On October 1, 2012, he was signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. However, he was waived on October 10.
NBA D-League (2013)Edit
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 statisticsEdit
|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|
|*||Led the league|
- Nance, Roscoe (March 27, 2007). "Nets get Moore than expected from career journeyman". USAToday.com. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
- 2002-03 NBDL Draft Board Archived 2007-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
- "Roanoke's Mikki Moore Selected as NBDL Defensive Player of the Year". NBA.com. March 20, 2003. Archived from the original on January 15, 2008. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
- Mikki Moore Player Profile – RealGM
- "Nets seal the deal early in victory over Pacers". ESPN.com. January 15, 2007. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
- "Eastern Conference: Players to watch". JSOnline.com. April 21, 2007. Archived from the original on December 31, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013.
- "Carter and Nets hand Bulls huge loss". TSN.ca. April 18, 2007. Archived from the original on May 4, 2007. Retrieved April 24, 2007.
- Celtics sign Mikki Moore Archived 2015-10-25 at the Wayback Machine
- Moore returning west as a Warrior
- Warriors Sign Free Agent Center Mikki Moore