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Paul Millsap NBA Stats & News

2020

Millsap played in 35 games during his fourth-season with the Nuggets. The 15-year veteran averaged 9.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.6 blocks in 22.8 minutes per game. The 36-year-old started 36 games and averaged 23.9 minutes, 9.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.6 blocks in those games. As a starter, Millsap shot 49.8 percent from the field and 37.5 percent from downtown. On the season, he shot 47.6 percent from the field, 34.3 percent from three and 72.4 percent from the free-throw line. The six-foot-seven forward scored in double-digits 30 times, including a season-high 22 against the Cavaliers. During the contest, the Louisiana Tech product went 7-for-8 from the field, 2-for-3 from three and 6-for-7 from the charity stripe. He also notched four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 27 minutes during the 133-95 win on Feb. 10. Millsap grabbed five-plus rebounds 32 times and 10-plus rebounds three times, including a season-high 12 during a Jan. 19 win over the Thunder. Defensively, he recorded multiple steals in 15 games and multiple blocks in seven games. Per 36 minutes, Millsap averaged 15.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks.

2019

Millsap’s third season with the Nuggets saw him remain a near-everyday fixture in the starting lineup throughout the team’s run to the Western Conference Finals. He started in 48 of his 51 regular-season appearances, averaging 11.6 points with 5.7 rebounds while shooting an effective 48.2 percent from the field and a career-best 81.6 percent from the free-throw line. Even at 34 years old, Millsap continued to develop his long-range game, as he set another personal best by making 43.5 percent of his three-point attempts — good for a career-high-tying 1.1 made threes per game. He delivered 20-plus points eight times and double-digit boards on six occasions — with those performances overlapping for five double-doubles. On Dec. 18, Millsap pulled down a season-high 12 boards to accompany 15 points against the Magic. He turned in perhaps his finest all-around effort Mar. 9 against the Bucks — 20 points, 10 boards and a steal. Millsap went on to start all 19 of the Nuggets’ playoff games until they were eliminated by the Lakers, who went on to win the championship. In that time, the veteran forward averaged 8.0 points and 4.7 rebounds across 24.2 minutes per game. He recorded 16 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks in Game 4 of the first round against Utah. Millsap’s highest-scoring playoff effort came in Game 5 of the second round against the Clippers, when he posted 17 points along with six rebounds and a steal.

2018

Millsap kicked off his 13th season by starting the first 25 games, where he posted averages of 13.6 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.4 steals, and 1.1 blocks per contest. He produced five double-doubles within this stretch, while also impressing with 25 points — including five threes — eight rebounds, six assists, and two blocks against the Bucks on Nov. 11. However, on Dec. 7 versus the Hornets, Millsap broke a toe and missed the next eight outings. The power forward would be eased back into the rotation upon his return, but still reeled off a string of notable achievements. Among these was a 16-point, nine-rebound, two-assist, two-steal effort in only 22 minutes on New Year’s Day in a win over the Knicks. Unfortunately, an ankle injury would keep him out for three games at the beginning of February. But like the last absence, Millsap returned and was immediately able to shine. In the 15 appearances that followed the ankle injury, he averaged 16.2 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1.6 steals, while shooting 54.5 percent from the field. On Mar. 14, Millsap produced a monster 33-point performance during a 100-99 victory against the Mavs. Millsap delivered 14 double-doubles during the regular season. In the postseason, the veteran posted three straight double-doubles during the second round series versus Portland. Millsap’s Nuggets would be eliminated in seven games by the Trail Blazers.

2017

In his first season in Denver, Millsap was limited to just 38 games (37 starts) due to a torn ligament in his left wrist. He suffered the injury on Nov. 19 and was then sidelined until late February. While he was on the court, Millsap continued to produce at a steady pace. The veteran averaged 14.6 points per game, marking the 10th straight year he scored at least 10 points per contest. Millsap also recorded 6.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game across 30.1 minutes per night. He shot an efficient 50.6 percent from two-point range and 34.5 percent from three-point range, as he continued to show more comfort from beyond the arc than he did earlier in his career. Millsap scored a season-high 36 points in a win over Oklahoma City on March 30. He scored 20 or more points on seven other occasions. Millsap grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds in a win over Milwaukee on April 1. That outing was also one of two double-doubles for the Louisiana Tech product in the regular season.

2016

As a member of the Hawks, Millsap appeared in 69 games, making 67 starts and averaging 34.0 minutes. He translated that to a career-high 18.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists (also a career high), 1.3 steals and 0.9 blocks per contest. In the regular season, Millsap had 19 double-doubles, three 30-point games, and 30 games with at least 20 points. On opening night against Washington, Millsap recorded 28 points, seven rebounds, six assists and a block. He poured in a season-high 37 points in a win over the Knicks on Jan. 29. In that game, Millsap also added a season-high 19 rebounds, seven assists and one steal. Against the Spurs on Jan. 1, Millsap posted 32 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and a block. In a win over Oklahoma City on Dec. 19, the veteran posted 30 points and 11 rebounds. He handed out a season-best 10 assists in a win over Dallas on March 3, also adding 18 points and eight rebounds. Millsap went 12-of-12 at the line in a win over Portland on Feb. 13, also contributing 21 points, nine rebounds, five assists, five blocks and two steals. At midseason, Millsap was named to his fourth consecutive Eastern Conference All-Star team. In the playoffs, Millsap started all six first-round games against the Wizards. For the series, Millsap averaged 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.7 steals in 36.6 minutes. In a Game 3 win, Millsap posted 29 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and a steal.

2015

In his 10th NBA season, Millsap appeared in and started 81 games, averaging 32.7 minutes per contest. He posted averages of 17.1 points, a career-high 9.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.7 blocks. Millsap reached double-figures in scoring 75 times, including 29 games with at least 20 points. He notched 32 double-doubles and was the only player in the NBA to average at least 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game. Millsap scored a season-high 31 points in a win over the Celtics on Apr. 9, adding 16 rebounds, five blocks, three assists and two steals. Against Cleveland on Apr. 1, Millsap went for 29 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block. On Apr. 5 against the Suns, Millsap finished with 13 points, a season-high eight assists, 17 rebounds, three steals and three blocks. He was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played between Apr. 4 and Apr. 10. At midseason, Millsap was named to his third consecutive Eastern Conference All-Star team. In the postseason, Millsap helped lead the Hawks over the Celtics in Round 1. He had a career-playoff-best 45 points, to go with 13 rebounds, three assists, two steals and four blocks, in Game 4 of the series. Atlanta matched up with the Cavaliers in Round 2, and Millsap scored at least 16 points in all four games.

2014

Millsap appeared in 73 games for the Hawks, who went on to claim the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. He averaged 16.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.8 steals and 0.9 blocks in 32.7 minutes per game. He reached double-figures in scoring 66 times, while reaching the 20-point threshold 21 times. Millsap notched a season-high 30 points in a win over the Jazz on Nov. 12, also adding 17 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks. In a loss to the Lakers on Nov. 18, Millsap went for 29 points, four rebounds, four steals, three assists and two blocks. He posted 28 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks in a win over the Nets on Jan. 28. Millsap was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the second time in his career. He was also the co-recipient of the Eastern Conference Player of the Month award for January. In the playoffs, Millsap helped lead Atlanta to the Eastern Conference Finals. During a six-game series win over the Nets in Round 1, Millsap posted 15.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.2 blocks for the series. For the entire postseason (16 games), Millsap averaged 15.2 points, 8.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.6 steals and 0.9 blocks.

2013

In his first season with the Hawks, Millsap continued to improve his game. He posted new career highs in per-game averages for points (17.9), assists (3.1) and blocks (1.1), while also delivering 8.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals in 33.5 minutes per contest. Millsap hit 46.1 percent of his field goals, including 35.8 percent of his career-high 2.9 three-point attempts per game, and 73.1 percent from the charity stripe. Atlanta asked Millsap to greatly increase his shot attempts from behind the arc. In six seasons with Utah, the power forward averaged only 0.2 three-point attempts per game. The Louisiana Tech product scored in double-figures 68 times, including 29 games with at least 20 points. He had 29 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and two steals in a Nov. 7 loss to Denver. Millsap exceeded the 30-point mark twice, topping out with 34 points in a win over Boston on Dec. 31. In that game, he also tallied 15 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. In a win over Charlotte on Dec. 28, Millsap went for 33 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal. Against Memphis on Feb. 8, Millsap posted 20 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals. Millsap posted his lone triple-double of the season in a Mar. 18 win over Toronto, when he finished with 19 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. At midseason, Millsap was selected to his first All-Star Game. In the playoffs, he averaged a double-double of 19.4 points, 10.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.4 steals over seven postseason games against Indiana.

2012

In Millsap’s seventh year with the Jazz, he averaged 14.6 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals. He led the team in free throws (3.4) and steals (1.3) and was second in points (14.6) and rebounds (7.1) per game. He was 18th in the league in plus/minus, meaning he was contributing to wins whenever he stepped on the court. His strongest game of the season was in a 140-133 win against the Raptors on Nov. 12. He scored 34 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished two assists, nabbed two steals, and blocked the ball twice. His strongest stretch of the season came in December. From Dec. 5 to Dec. 12, he averaged 22.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks on 54.0 percent shooting.

2011

In the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, Millsap appeared in 64 of 66 possible games, averaging 16.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.8 steals in 32.8 minutes per game. Millsap shot an effective 49.5 percent from the field and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. He led the Jazz in steals per game and ranked fourth in the NBA in that category. Millsap scored a season-high 31 points on two separate occasions. In a loss to Toronto on Jan. 25, he finished with 31 points and 11 rebounds, to go with two assists, a steal and a block. On an Apr. 2 win at Portland, Millsap again went for 31 points and 11 boards. He dished out a season-best six assists against Phoenix on Apr. 4, adding 25 points, eight boards, three steals and two blocks. The power forward pulled down 15 rebounds in a win over the Suns on Apr. 24 in addition to posting 26 points, four assists, three steals and a block. Millsap registered a season-high eight steals during a win over the Timberwolves on Mar. 15. In the post-season, he averaged 12.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game in four games against the Spurs.

2010

In his fifth NBA season, Millsap averaged per game career highs in points (17.3), rebounds (7.6), assists (2.5), steals (1.4) and minutes per game (34.4) over 76 starts for the Utah Jazz. He also blocked 0.9 shots per contest. Millsap shot 53.1 percent from the field and a then-career-best 75.7 percent at the free throw line. The Louisiana Tech product ranked 10th in the league in field goal percentage. Six times Millsap reached the 30-point plateau, including on Nov. 9 against Miami, when he poured in a career-high 46 points on 19-of-28 shooting (3-3 3PT). It was the highest-scoring game by a Jazz player since Karl Malone in 1998. In a win over Minnesota on Jan. 28, he had 30 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a season-high six steals. In a Feb. 5 loss to Oklahoma City, he went for 34 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. He had a season-high 18 rebounds against the Pacers on Feb. 25, also posting 23 points, two assists and two blocks. In a loss to Houston on Mar. 20, Millsap had 35 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks. Millsap registered a season-high four blocks against the Kings on Mar. 5. On the season, Millsap recorded 19 double-doubles.

2009

In his fourth NBA season, Millsap averaged 11.6 points, 6.8 boards, 1.6 assists and 1.2 blocks in 27.8 minutes per contest. He appeared in all 82 games, making eight starts. His first start of the season came on Jan. 29 against the Kings, and he posted a season-high 32 points in 43 minutes, also chipping in 14 boards and seven assists. It was the only 30-point game of the season for Millsap, who reached the 20-point plateau on nine other occasions. Against the Mavericks on Feb. 1, he went for 25 points, nine rebounds and four blocks. Versus the Hornets on Mar. 20, Millsap finished with 22 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and three steals. He swatted a season-high five shots in a win over the Wizards on Mar. 27. In a win over New Orleans on Apr. 9, Millsap posted 15 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and a season-high five steals. For the season, the Louisiana Tech product posted 12 double-doubles.

2008

Playing in his third NBA season, Millsap enjoyed a breakout year for the Jazz in 2008-09, posting 13.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals per game — all career highs. He shot 53.4 percent from the field and 69.9 percent at the line on his way to finishing fourth in the voting for the NBA’s Most Improved Player award. He scored 20-plus points on 14 occasions. Even more impressively, Millsap registered 29 double-doubles, including a league-high 19 in a row from Nov. 24 through Jan. 7. During that stretch, Millsap averaged 19.0 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.2 blocks in 36.8 minutes. Against Boston on Dec. 15, Millsap posted a season-high 32 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. His biggest rebounding performance came Jan. 2, when he pulled down 17 boards to accompany 16 points against the Lakers. On Jan. 20, Millsap provided 28 points and 15 boards in a win over Minnesota. The Louisiana Tech product went on to average 11.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks off the bench during Utah’s five-game playoff series against the Lakers.

2007

For the second straight season to begin his career, Millsap appeared in all 82 games in 2007-08. In 20.8 minutes, he posted averages of 8.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.9 blocks per game. The Louisiana Tech product made two starts, the first of which came on Nov. 30 against the Lakers, when he finished with 20 points, nine rebounds and a steal in 36 minutes. In his other start, versus the Suns on Dec. 12, Millsap posted 20 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks. In a win over the Magic on Dec. 21, Millsap scored a season-high 28 points on 11-of-15 shooting. Against the Cavs on Nov. 7, he went for 24 points, five rebounds and a season-high five steals. Millsap participated in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive season.

2006

The 47th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, Millsap appeared in all 82 games for the Jazz as a rookie. In 18.0 minutes per game, he averaged 6.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.9 blocks, while shooting 52.5 percent from the field. In his NBA debut on Nov. 1 against Houston, Millsap scored two points and grabbed two boards in nine minutes of action. On Nov. 11 in Milwaukee, he scored in double figures (10 points) for the first time in his career. Millsap logged his first career double-double in a win over Phoenix on Nov. 18, finishing with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Two nights later, he went for 20 points and seven rebounds in a win over Toronto. In a Jan. 27 loss to New Orleans, Millsap scored 15 points and grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds. He was named to the All-Rookie Second Team. In the playoffs, Millsap appeared in all 17 games as the Jazz advanced to the Western Conference Finals. He scored a playoff-high 10 points in a Game 2 win over Golden State in Round 2.

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