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MILES CHRISTIAN PLUMLEE (born September 1, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Duke University and as a sophomore played in Duke's 2010 national championship winning team. He is the older brother of Mason Plumlee and Marshall Plumlee , who are currently free agents. Both brothers were also former teammates of his throughout his college career at Duke.

CONTENTS

* 1 High school career

* 2 College career

* 2.1 College statistics

* 3 Professional career

* 3.1 Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
(2012–2013) * 3.2 Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(2013–2015) * 3.3 Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
(2015–2017) * 3.4 Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets
(2017) * 3.5 Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
(2017–present)

* 4 NBA career statistics

* 4.1 Regular season * 4.2 Playoffs

* 5 Personal life * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER

Plumlee attended high school at Christ School in Arden, North Carolina , where his team had a 63–6 record in his tenure there. He was twice named to the all-state team and to the Asheville Citizen-Times All-Western North Carolina first team. He also lettered in track in his senior year, setting a new school record in high jump .

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com , Plumlee was listed as the No. 28 power forward and the No. 101 player in the nation in 2008.

COLLEGE CAREER

Plumlee playing for Duke in 2011

Plumlee had originally committed to play at Stanford University
Stanford University
for the 2008–09 season, but after Stanford coach Trent Johnson left for LSU and brother Mason had committed to play at Duke the following year, he chose to become a Blue Devil . After serving a limited role his freshman season, Plumlee earned the starting center position over senior Brian Zoubek at the beginning of the 2009–10 season before returning to a bench role later in the season. Plumlee finished the championship winning season averaging 16.4 minutes per game, 4.9 rebounds and 5.2 points per game.

Miles played a similar role in his junior campaign to that of his sophomore, contributing solid offense and defense for the team in limited playing time. He finished the season averaging 17 minutes per game, 4.9 rebounds and 4.8 points. In his final season in 2011–12, Plumlee played the majority of the season off the bench. He had his best season statistically, grabbing the second most rebounds per game for the team with 7.1, behind brother Mason and leading the team in field goal percentage at 61%. In all Plumlee completed his four seasons at Duke, he played 135 games, with 654 rebounds and 650 points.

COLLEGE STATISTICS

YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2008–09 Duke 24 2 6.8 .474 .000 .545 1.4 .0 .2 .5 1.8

2009–10 Duke 40 24 16.4 .565 1.000 .661 4.9 .3 .5 .7 5.2

2010–11 Duke 37 16 18.0 .576 .000 .548 5.2 .6 .7 .7 5.2

2011–12 Duke 34 16 20.5 .610 .000 .632 7.1 .5 .5 .9 6.7

Career 135 58 16.2 .574 1.000 .611 4.9 .4 .5 .7 5.0

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

INDIANA PACERS (2012–2013)

Plumlee was drafted by the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
with the 26th pick in the 2012 NBA draft
NBA draft
. During the 2012–13 season, he had multiple assignments with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Fort Wayne Mad Ants
of the NBA D-League . He only played 55 minutes for the Pacers during the regular season and didn't play a single game for them in the playoffs. In the 2013 Orlando Summer League tournament, Plumlee averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game.

PHOENIX SUNS (2013–2015)

On July 27, 2013, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
alongside Gerald Green and a 2014 lottery protected first round draft pick in exchange for Luis Scola
Luis Scola
. Plumlee made his first NBA start on October 30, 2013, against the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
. Plumlee recorded his first double double as well, ending the game with 18 points, 15 rebounds, and 3 blocks in a 104–91 win. In addition Plumlee became the first Suns player to record a double-double in his first game with the Suns since Shawn Marion
Shawn Marion
had 14 points and 14 rebounds to start his professional career in 1999. In his second game with the Suns Plumlee had 13 points, 13 rebounds, and 3 blocks in an 87–84 victory over the Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
. On December 23, 2013, Plumlee recorded 17 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in a 117–90 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers . He recorded a career-high 22 points as well as 13 rebounds in a 115-101 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
.

Plumlee was named to the 2014 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge
BBVA Rising Stars Challenge
as a replacement for the injured Pero Antić of the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
on Grant Hill 's team, and played against his brother, Mason, on Chris Webber 's team. He recorded four points, three rebounds, and a block against Team Hill.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS (2015–2017)

On February 19, 2015, Plumlee was traded, along with Tyler Ennis , to the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
as part of a three-team deal involving the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
; as part of the deal, the Bucks also received Michael Carter-Williams
Michael Carter-Williams
from Philadelphia. Phoenix received Brandon Knight from Milwaukee and Philadelphia received a future first round pick from Phoenix.

On August 2, 2016, Plumlee re-signed with the Bucks on a four-year deal worth $52 million.

CHARLOTTE HORNETS (2017)

On February 2, 2017, Plumlee was traded, along with cash considerations, to the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets
in exchange for Spencer Hawes and Roy Hibbert
Roy Hibbert
.

ATLANTA HAWKS (2017–PRESENT)

On June 20, 2017, Plumlee was traded, along with Marco Belinelli
Marco Belinelli
and the 41st overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft
NBA draft
, to the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
in exchange for Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
and the 31st overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

NBA CAREER STATISTICS

LEGEND

GP Games played GS Games started MPG Minutes per game

FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw
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

REGULAR SEASON

YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2012–13 Indiana 14 0 3.9 .238 .000 .750 1.6 .1 .0 .2 .9

2013–14 Phoenix 80 79 24.6 .517 .000 .561 7.8 .5 .6 1.1 8.1

2014–15 Phoenix 54 28 18.6 .549 .000 .500 5.1 .5 .6 1.0 4.3

2014–15 Milwaukee 19 0 9.9 .492 .000 .375 2.4 .4 .3 .6 3.2

2015–16 Milwaukee 61 14 14.3 .601 .000 .576 3.8 .3 .3 .8 5.1

2016–17 Milwaukee 32 12 9.7 .441 .000 .629 1.7 .6 .3 .3 2.6

2016–17 Charlotte 13 0 13.4 .583 .000 .750 3.2 .2 .5 .3 2.4

Career 273 133 16.7 .530 .000 .564 4.7 .4 .5 .8 5.1

PLAYOFFS

YEAR TEAM GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

2015 Milwaukee 1 0 16.0 .125 .000 .500 6.0 1.0 .0 1.0 3.0

Career 1 0 16.0 .125 .000 .500 6.0 1.0 .0 1.0 3.0

PERSONAL LIFE

Miles has three siblings: brothers, Mason and Marshall , and sister, Madeleine. All three brothers participated in Duke's basketball program and won championships with the team there. Mason was drafted at pick 22 in the 2013 NBA draft
NBA draft
by the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
. His sister, Madeleine, plays volleyball at the University of Notre Dame.

His father, Perky, played basketball at Tennessee Tech , and his mother, Leslie, set the school single-game rebound record with 25 for the Purdue Boilermakers women\'s basketball team. The two met at a basketball camp during the summer of 1979. His grandfather, Albert "Bud" Schultz, played basketball at Michigan Tech (1944), his uncle, William Schultz, played basketball at Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1971–72), and another uncle, Chad Schultz, played basketball at Wisconsin-Oshkosh (1983–86). Another of Plumlee's uncles, Victor Ashe , is the former mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
and is a former US Ambassador to Poland.

SEE ALSO

* National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
portal

REFERENCES

* ^ "Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Duke Blue Devils – Recap – January 17, 2010 – ESPN". Espn.go.com. January 17, 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2010. * ^ "Duke\'s Mason Plumlee out indefinitely with broken wrist". Usatoday.Com. November 12, 2009. Retrieved March 28, 2010. * ^ A B C " Miles Plumlee
Miles Plumlee
Bio – Duke University
Duke University
Blue Devils Official Athletics Site". GoDuke.com. September 1, 1988. Retrieved April 1, 2010. * ^ Miles Plumlee
Miles Plumlee
Recruiting Profile * ^ * ^ "Duke Blue Devils Basketball
Basketball
Statistical Database". Retrieved June 20, 2012. * ^ 2012–13 NBA Assignments Archived 2014-03-27 at the Wayback Machine . * ^ "Suns Make Important Trade for Future". NBA.com. July 27, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013. * ^ Team Hill at Team Webber * ^ "Bucks Acquire Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee in Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015. * ^ "BUCKS RE-SIGN MILES PLUMLEE". NBA.com. August 2, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016. * ^ Stein, Marc (July 18, 2016). "Bucks to re-sign Miles Plumlee
Miles Plumlee
to 4-year, $52 million deal". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 18, 2016. * ^ "Hornets Acquire Center Miles Plumlee
Miles Plumlee
From Bucks". NBA.com. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017. * ^ "Hornets Acquire Howard and Draft Pick from Hawks". NBA.com. June 20, 2017. Retrieved June 20, 2017. * ^ "Hawks Acquire Plumlee, Belinelli In Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
Trade". NBA.com. June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017. * ^ "Marshall Plumlee, the younger brother of Miles and Mason, is finding his own way on the court – ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. September 23, 2009. Retrieved April 5, 2010. * ^ Armstrong, Kevin (April 2, 2010). "After Detour, Duke’s Plumlee Brothers Arrive at Final Four". NYTimes.com. Retrieved April 3, 2010. * ^ "Duke has brotherhood with Boilers The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind". Journalgazette.net. Retrieved April 3, 2010. * ^ "Plumlees Relish Chance to Play Together – Duke University Blue Devils Official Athletics Site". GoDuke.com. Retrieved April 3, 2010. * ^ "Duke prospect Plumlee a big player with small-player skills Lynchburg News Advance". .newsadvance.com. May 28, 2008. Retrieved April 3, 2010. * ^ "Playing Purdue an emotional matchup for Plumlee family jconline.com Journal and Courier". jconline.com. March 26, 2010. Retrieved April 5, 2010. * ^ Millard Plumlee, father of Joan Ashe of Knoxville, dies at home in West Lafayette, Ind.

EXTERNAL LINKS

* Career statistics and player information from NBA.com,