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Mike Dunleavy

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Background

2015-16 SEASON:
Played in 31 games (30 starts) with Chicago…averaged 7.2 points on .410 shooting from the field, including .394 from three-point range, and 2.7 rebounds in 22.7 minutes per game…also shot .784 from the free throw line…scored in double figures on eight occasions…hit at least two three-pointers 11 times…scored a season-high 18 points on 7-9 (.778) shooting and drained a season-high four three-pointers (4-6, .667) to go along with four rebounds and two assists in a season-high 35 minutes versus Milwaukee on March 7…dished out a season-high five assists in 28 minutes versus Portland on Feb. 27…pulled down a season-high eight rebounds in 25 minutes at Atlanta on Feb. 26…went a perfect 7-7 from the charity stripe in 25 minutes versus the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 21…made his season debut on Feb. 6 at Minnesota after missing the first 49 games of the season due to a back injury…missed one game due to rest versus Philadelphia on April 13.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Owns career averages of 11.5 points on .441 shooting from the field, 4.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 28.4 minutes per game in 933 regular season games (583 starts) over 14 seasons with Golden State, Indiana, Milwaukee and Chicago…also shooting .376 from the three-point line and .803 from the charity stripe...during the 2014-15 season, played in 63 games (all starts) with Chicago…averaged 9.4 points on .435 shooting from the field, including .407 from the three-point line, 3.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 29.2 minutes per game…also shot .805 from the charity stripe…led the team in scoring four times, rebounds three times, minutes three times and assists twice…scored in double figures 26 times, including 20 or more points nine times…posted 24 points, five rebounds and four assists at Cleveland on April 5…tallied 21 points on 8-13 (.615) shooting versus Toronto on March 20…scored 21 points and went 5-8 (.625) from deep versus Indiana on March 18…tallied 21 points on 5-8 (.625) shooting from beyond the arc and grabbed eight boards versus Minnesota on Feb. 27…scored 15 points and drilled three three-pointers versus Phoenix on Feb. 21…posted 23 points and five boards versus Brooklyn on Dec. 30…scored 19 of his 22 points in the third quarter at Miami on Dec. 14…recorded 20 points, four boards and four assists in a career-high 49 minutes versus Dallas on Dec. 2…scored a season-high 27 points and shot 5-8 (.625) from deep at Philadelphia on Nov. 7…missed 19 games from Jan. 3-Feb. 8 with a right ankle injury…was placed on the Inactive List 17 times…in the 2013-14 season, played in all 82 games (61 starts) with Chicago…averaged 11.3 points on .430 shooting from the field, including .380 from beyond the arc, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 31.5 minutes per game…also shot a career-best .854 from the line (18th in the NBA)…led the team in scoring seven times, minutes 10 times, assists three times and rebounds once…scored in double figures 49 times, including nine games with 20-plus points…grabbed 10-plus rebounds once…posted 12 points and seven boards at Charlotte on April 16…scored a game-high 22 points and added five assists versus Orlando on April 14…scored 15 points at Minnesota on April 9…scored 22 points on 7-12 (.583) shooting versus Boston on March 31…posted 16 points and six rebounds versus Sacramento on March 15…scored 18 of his 21 points in the third quarter and added seven rebounds versus Houston on March 13…posted 22 points, eight boards and four assists at Atlanta on Feb. 25…tallied a season-high 11 rebounds at Toronto on Feb. 19…recorded 22 points on 9-14 (.643) shooting, including 4-5 (.800) from deep, four assists and two rebounds at Cleveland on Jan. 22…scored a game-high 20 points, including 11 points in the fourth quarter, versus Atlanta on Jan. 4…hit the game-winning three-pointer with :05.8 to play in a 91-90 win at Milwaukee on Dec. 13…recorded a team-high 20 points and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds at New York on Dec. 11…tallied a team-high 24 points, including 18 points in the second quarter, five rebounds and three assists versus Milwaukee on Dec. 10…posted 23 points on 6-10 (.600) shooting from beyond the arc, seven rebounds and five assists in triple overtime versus New Orleans on Dec. 2…recorded 15 points and shot 2-3 (.667) from deep versus Cleveland on Nov. 11…in 2012-13, played in 75 games (three starts) with Milwaukee…averaged 10.5 points on .442 shooting from the field, including a career-best .428 from beyond the arc (eighth in the NBA), 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 26.0 minutes per game…also shot .820 from the line…finished the season ranked as Milwaukee’s all-time leader in career three-point percentage at .417 (min. 100 three-pointers made)…scored in double figures 41 times, including one game with 20-plus points…grabbed 10-plus rebounds once…posted season highs of 29 points and 12 rebounds in the home opener versus Cleveland on Nov. 3…recorded a career-high four blocked shots at Charlotte on Nov. 17…made 28 consecutive free throws from Dec. 18-Jan. 19…missed seven games with a bruised left knee on Dec. 1, and Dec. 5-15…during the 2011-12 season, played in 55 games (three starts) with Milwaukee…averaged 12.3 points on .474 shooting from the field, including .399 from three-point range, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 26.3 minutes per game...also shot .811 from the charity stripe…a contender for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award, averaged 12.4 points on .482 shooting, including .402 from three and .815 from the free throw line, as a reserve...tallied double-digit points 36 times and scored 20-plus points seven times...scored a season-high 28 points versus Washington on Feb. 28...surpassed the 8,000-point plateau for his career at Charlotte on March 23…missed one game due to illness on Jan. 2…missed nine games due to groin pain from Jan. 3-17…missed one game due to personal reasons on March 2…in 2010-11, appeared in 61 games (44 starts) with Indiana…averaged 11.2 points on .462 shooting from the floor, including .402 from behind the arc, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 27.6 minutes per game…also shot .800 from the free throw line…went for a game-high 31 points in the Pacers' 144-113 win over Denver on Nov. 9...scored 20 or more points five times, including 30 or more twice...scored 30 points in a win over New Jersey on Jan. 28…during the 2009-10 season, played in 67 games (15 starts) with Indiana…averaged 9.9 points on .410 shooting from the field, including .318 from beyond the arc, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22.2 minutes…shot a then career-high .842 from the line (31st in the NBA)…missed the first 13 games of the season from Oct. 28-Nov. 25 while rehabilitating from knee surgery performed in February 2009…sat out just two games the rest of the campaign…missed one game on Feb. 24 due to food poisoning…missed one game on March 14 due to a contusion of the right eye…in 2008-09, appeared in 18 games (14 starts) with Indiana…averaged 15.1 points on .401 shooting, including .356 from deep, 3.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 27.5 minutes per game...as a starter, averaged 14.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists…in his four games off the bench, averaged 15.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists…scored 20-plus points in six games, including a season-high 30 points versus Miami on Jan. 30…was sidelined for the first 34 games of the season due to a bone spur in his right knee…made his regular season debut at Phoenix on Jan. 9, where he came off the bench to score 14 points…underwent successful surgery on his right knee on March 6…during the 2007-08 season, appeared in 82 games (all starts) with Indiana for the third time in his career…averaged a career-best 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and career highs with 3.5 assists and 1.05 steals in 36.0 minutes per game…scored 30-plus points in a team-high 10 games…scored a career-high 36 points five times…in 2006-07, split time between Golden State and Indiana…played in 82 games (49 starts)…averaged 12.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.02 steals in 31.5 minutes per game…scored 20 or more points eight times, including a season-best 25 points on two occasions…in 43 games with Indiana, averaged 14.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game…collected 10-plus rebounds seven times and notched seven double-doubles…in 2005-06, appeared in 81 games (68 starts) with Golden State…averaged 11.5 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 32.5 minutes per game...scored a season-high 28 points with 10 rebounds and six assists in 40 minutes versus Philadelphia on March 19...scored 20 or more points 10 times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds four times...registered three double-doubles...missed one game due to injury…in 2004-05, appeared in 79 games (all starts) with Golden State)…averaged 13.4 points, a career-high 5.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 32.5 minutes per game...scored 22 points and shot 6-7 (.857) from deep versus Atlanta on March 12...posted 24 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three steals in a season-high 46 minutes against Phoenix on Feb. 13...registered four double-doubles...scored 20 or more points 13 times and had 10 or more rebounds five times...missed three games due to injury…during the 2003-04 season, appeared in 75 games (69 starts) with Golden State…averaged 11.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 31.1 minutes per game...led the Warriors with 24 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and five assists in 42 minutes versus Indiana on March 2…registered his first career double-double with a season-high 32 points and 11 rebounds versus Philadelphia on Nov. 1...registered 10 point-rebound double-doubles...missed seven games due to injury…in 2002-03, was one of six Warriors players to appear in 82 games (three starts) with Golden State…averaged 5.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 15.9 minutes per game...in his three starts, averaged 14.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steals per game...joined Yao Ming and Amar’e Stoudemire as the only rookies to play in all 82 games…started and tallied a season-high 21 points and nine rebounds in a season-high 36 minutes in the season finale versus the Los Angeles Lakers on April 16...made his first career start and registered 15 points and seven rebounds in 35 minutes at Sacramento on March 18.

PLAYOFF CAREER:
Has appeared in 26 games (17 starts) with averages of 10.4 points on .482 shooting from the field, 3.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 27.5 minutes per game with Indiana, Milwaukee and Chicago…also shooting .454 from beyond the arc and .826 from the free throw line…in the 2015 Playoffs, started in all 12 games with Chicago…averaged 10.9 points on .489 shooting from the field, including .482 from three-point territory, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 32.4 minutes per game…also shot .947 from the free throw line…shot .548 from downtown (17-31) in the first round versus Milwaukee…scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds in Game 6 at Milwaukee on April 30…logged 19 points and four boards in Game 5 of the Conference Semifinals at Cleveland on May 12...blocked a playoff career-best three shots versus Cleveland in Game 6 on May 14…in the 2014 Playoffs, played in all five games (all starts) with Chicago…averaged 13.2 points on .472 shooting from the field, including .462 from beyond the arc, 3.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 32.6 minutes per game…scored a postseason career-high 35 points on 12-19 (.632) shooting, including 8-10 (.800) from deep, and added five boards and three assists in 39 minutes during Game 3 at Washington on April 25…his eight three-pointers set a franchise postseason record for three-pointers in a playoff game (prev. Scottie Pippen, seven)…during the 2013 Playoffs, appeared in four games with Milwaukee…averaged 12.3 points on .567 shooting from the field, including .438 from deep, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 22.8 minutes per game…also shot .889 from the line…in the 2011 Playoffs, appeared in all five games with Indiana…scored eight points in Game 2 of the first round at Chicago on April 18…for the series, he was third on the team with a total of eight assists…registered four steals in the series to go with just one turnover, making him the only Indiana player to have more steals than turnovers in the five games against the Bulls.

NOTABLE:
Selected as the Central Division winner for the 2013-14 NBA Sportsmanship Award...scored six points in 10 minutes in the 2004 "got Milk?" Rookie Challenge as his sophomore squad downed the rookies, 142-118, at All-Star Saturday in Los Angeles on Feb. 14.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Michael Joseph Dunleavy Jr...he and his wife, Sarah, have two children...is the son of longtime NBA player and head coach Mike Sr. and Emily Dunleavy...his father and uncle, Kevin, both played college basketball at South Carolina...has two younger brothers, Baker and James...Baker played basketball at Villanova and James played at Southern California...graduated from Duke during the summer of 2005 with a degree in History...Mike and his wife are annual donors to the United Way and they sponsor United Christmas Service families each year…they also enjoy visits with children at local hospitals…was a member of the Pacers’ All-Star Reading Team and enjoys visiting schools to promote the NBA Read to Achieve initiative…during the summer of 2002, participated in the Seeds of Peace camp in Otisfield, Ma., a camp that brought together youth from various Middle Eastern religious and ethnic backgrounds...at the camp, helped teach basic basketball skills….lists winning the 2001 NCAA Championship as his biggest basketball accomplishment...a football fan, lists the Green Bay Packers as his favorite team.

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Height: 6'9''/ 2.06m
Weight: 230 lbs./ 104.3 kg
Born: September 15, 1980
From: Duke University
Draft: 1st Round (3rd pick) 2002 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2002
Years Pro: 14
Previous Teams:
  Chicago Bulls 2014 - 2015
  Milwaukee Bucks 2013 - 2013
  Chicago Bulls 2013 - 2013
  Milwaukee Bucks 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Duke/USA

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