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Brandon Knight

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Re-signed with the Suns to a multi-year contract on July 17… In his fourth NBA season, played in 63 total games (61 starts) with the Suns and Milwaukee Bucks averaging 17.0 points (30th in NBA), and career-highs of 5.2 assists (22nd in NBA), 3.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals (29th in NBA) while shooting career-bests of 42.2 FG%, 38.9 3FG% (21st in NBA) and 87.4 FT% (12th in NBA)… Totaled 57 games with 10+ points for the season with 25 games of 20+ points… Posted two games with 10+ assists and two double-doubles… Acquired by Suns from Milwaukee in a three-team trade also involving Philadelphia on Feb. 19… Played in 11 games with the Suns (nine starts), averaging 13.4 points (35.7 FG%, 31.3 3FG%, 82.8 FT%), 4.5 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 31.6 minutes… Scored in double-digits nine times, including two games with 20+ points as a Sun… Led Suns in scoring twice, assists three times, steals once and blocks once… Had his best statistical performance as a Sun at Orlando on March 4, scoring 28 points (7-15 FG, 4-9 3FG, 10-12 FT), seven assists and three steals… Scored 13 points in 25 minutes off the bench in his Suns debut at Chicago on Feb. 21… In his Suns home debut, scored 20 points and had four assists vs. Boston on Feb. 23… Scored 13 points in 13 minutes vs. Golden State on March 9 before leaving the game with a sprained left ankle… Recorded at least five assists in his final 14 games with the Bucks and first game with the Suns, with his 15-game streak three times longer than his previous career-long streak of five straight… Averaged team-highs of 17.8 points (43.5 FG%, 40.9 3FG% and 88.1 FT%), 5.4 assists and 1.6 steals, as well as 4.3 rebounds in 52 games (all starts) with Milwaukee prior to being traded to the Suns… In 52 games with Milwaukee, scored in double-digits in 48 including 23 with 20+ points and one with 30+ points… Had posted two double-doubles before joining the Suns… Led Bucks in scoring 27 times and assists 28 times, both team-highs at time of trade, helping team become first in NBA history to double their previous season’s win total by the All-Star break… Scored a season-high 34 points vs. Charlotte on Dec. 23, making a season-high 13 field goals… Posted a career-high six steals vs. New York on Oct. 29… Made a season-high five three-pointers at Cleveland on Dec. 2… Recorded season-high 13 assists at Charlotte on Oct. 29, also notching his first double-double of the season with 22 points… Had his second double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 assists at Houston on Feb. 6… Reeled in a season-high nine rebounds vs. Chicago on Nov. 5… Scored in double-digits in a season-long 22 straight games from Dec. 23-Feb. 7, finishing just two games shy of his career-long streak… Scored 20+ points in four straight games from Dec. 13-18… Missed 16 of the final 17 games of the season (March 11-27, March 30-April 14) with a left ankle sprain and missed one game while with Milwaukee (Feb. 2) with a sore right quad… Missed the Suns’ game at Minnesota on Feb. 20 after being traded.

2011-12 All-Rookie First Team selection and finished eighth in Rookie of the Year voting… Participated in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star 2012 in Orlando and at NBA All-Star 2013 in Houston... Advanced to finals of 2015 Taco Bell Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York, placing second.
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Height: 6'3''/ 1.91m
Weight: 195 lbs./ 88.5 kg
Born: December 02, 1991
From: University of Kentucky
Draft: 1st Round (8th pick) 2011 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2011
Years Pro: 5
Previous Teams:
  Phoenix Suns 2014 - 2015
  Milwaukee Bucks 2014 - 2014
  Detroit Pistons 2013 - 2013
  Milwaukee Bucks 2013 - 2013
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Kentucky/USA

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