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Nikola Mirotic
PPG RPG APG
17.3 6.8 1.5
Team: ChicagoHeight: 6-10 Born: 2/11/1991
Position: FWeight: 260 Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 23rd pick by Rockets(2011)


Latest News
Jan. 15 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST2:32 UAE (+1)23:3217:32 ET4:32 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 18 points Monday on 4-of-11 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Miami Heat 119-111. Mirotic grabbed five rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -17 in his 24:13 on the floor. He added one block. Mirotic went 3 of 10 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic scored all of his points in the fourth quarter.
Jan. 13 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 16 points Saturday, going 6 of 13 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Detroit Pistons 107-105. Mirotic pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 21:41 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Mirotic went 4 of 9 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic's trade value continues to rise, so the smart thing for Chicago to do during this rebuild is to get something of value for him. It's unlikely he wants to be a role player when he can be a top-notch scorer for an even worse club, perhaps.
Jan. 8 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST21:16 UAE18:1612:16 ET11:16 AM CTNaN:� - Mirotic will return Saturday night against the Pistons after missing the past two games due to an illness.
Analysis: Mirotic has been a catalyst to the Bulls' recent turnaround. He's cooled off in his last two games, however, totaling 19 points on 5-of-13 shooting.
Jan. 6 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)02:5620:56 ET7:56 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored eight points Saturday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Indiana Pacers 125-86. Mirotic pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -20 in his 22:55 on the floor. Mirotic went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.
Jan. 5 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST7:58 UAE (+1)04:5822:58 ET9:58 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 11 points Friday on 3-of-9 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Dallas Mavericks 127-124. Mirotic pulled down 10 rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 22:52 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Mirotic went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Jan. 3 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3622:36 ET9:36 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 20 points Wednesday on 7-of-17 shooting as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Toronto Raptors 124-115. Mirotic pulled down five rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 25:53 on the floor. He added one block. Mirotic went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: He is averaging 21.8 points in the last four contests.
Jan. 2 12:02 PM PT1:02 PM MT2:02 PM CT3:02 PM ET20:02 GMT4:02 1:02 PM MST3:02 PM EST0:02 UAE (+1)21:0215:02 ET2:02 PM CTNaN:� - Mirotic (back) will play Wednesday against Toronto.
Analysis: The back soreness limited Mirotic to under 19 minutes Monday - his fewest since his first game back from injury Dec. 8. Despite Monday's limited minutes, Mirotic recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Jan. 1 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET3:34 GMT11:34 8:34 PM MST10:34 PM EST7:34 UAE (+1)04:3422:34 ET9:34 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 18 points Monday, going 6 of 13 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 124-120 in overtime. Mirotic pulled down 10 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +10 in his 18:44 on the floor. He added one steal. Mirotic went 2 of 5 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic notched his third double-double of the season. He's been on quite a roll since returning and has averaged 22.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists while going 13 of 29 from long range in his last three games.
Dec. 31 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET23:34 GMT7:34 4:34 PM MST6:34 PM EST3:34 UAE (+1)00:3418:34 ET5:34 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 21 points Sunday, going 8 of 15 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Washington Wizards 114-110. Mirotic pulled down four rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 27:37 of playing time. He added one steal. Mirotic went 3 of 8 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic has now scored 20 points or more in seven of his last 11 games. The streaky forward is averaging 19.4 points and 7.8 rebounds while going 33 of 72 from 3-point range (45.8 percent) during that span.
Dec. 30 10:18 PM PT11:18 PM MT12:18 AM CT1:18 AM ET6:18 GMT14:18 11:18 PM MST1:18 AM EST10:18 UAE07:181:18 ET12:18 AM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 28 points Friday, going 10 of 20 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Indiana Pacers 119-107. Mirotic pulled down four rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 27:35 on the floor. He added one steal. Mirotic went 8 of 16 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic was coming off a disappointing four-point effort Wednesday against the Knicks, but he's now scored 22 points or more in six of his last 10 games. The streaky forward is averaging a excellent 19.2 points and 8.2 rebounds while going 30 of 64 from 3-point range to help the resurgent Bulls win eight times during that span.
Dec. 27 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)04:4822:48 ET9:48 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored four points Wednesday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the New York Knicks 92-87. Mirotic grabbed eight rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 25:15 of playing time.
Analysis: Mirotic fell back down to earth, at least for the moment, with his season low for points.
Dec. 26 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)04:2222:22 ET9:22 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points Tuesday, going 9 of 18 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 115-106. Mirotic grabbed eight rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 28:07 of playing time. Mirotic went 4 of 8 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic led Chicago's bench in outscoring Milwaukee's reserves 54-25.
Dec. 23 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5222:52 ET9:52 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored nine points Saturday on 3-of-10 shooting as the Chicago Bulls lost to the Boston Celtics 117-92. Mirotic grabbed nine rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 22:35 on the floor. Mirotic went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: The Bulls next play Tuesday in Milwaukee, and Mirotic had 22 points and eight rebounds in the only other matchup with the Bucks this season on Dec. 15.
Dec. 21 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET1:38 GMT9:38 6:38 PM MST8:38 PM EST5:38 UAE (+1)02:3820:38 ET7:38 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 15 points Thursday, going 5 of 9 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-112. Mirotic pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 25:28 on the floor. Mirotic went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
Analysis: After scoring six points in his season debut Dec. 8, Mirotic has averaged 20.9 on 54.3 percent shooting from the field and 22 of 44 from long range with 8.0 rebounds in the past seven games.
Dec. 20 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST8:18 UAE05:1823:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 15 points Wednesday, going 6 of 11 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Orlando Magic 112-94. Mirotic pulled down 10 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 21:44 on the floor. He added one block. Mirotic went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Analysis: This Mirotic's second straight double-double and fourth time he's shot better than 50 percent.
Dec. 18 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:1623:16 ET10:16 PM CTNaN:� - Mirotic scored 22 points Monday, going 7 of 16 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 117-115. Mirotic grabbed 13 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 26:17 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Mirotic went 3 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: The Bulls' six-game winning streak has coincided with the return of Mirotic, who has averaged 24.3 points in the last four contests.
Dec. 15 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST8:29 UAE05:2923:29 ET10:29 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 22 points Friday, going 7 of 16 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Milwaukee Bucks 115-109. Mirotic grabbed eight rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 29:06 of playing time. He added one steal. Mirotic went 3 of 7 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Mirotic made his season debut Dec. 8 and the Bulls haven't lost since. After scoring six points in his season debut, Mirotic has averaged 23.5 points on 56.9 percent from the field and 14 of 27 from long range with 7.0 rebounds in his past four games.
Dec. 13 7:40 PM PT8:40 PM MT9:40 PM CT10:40 PM ET3:40 GMT11:40 8:40 PM MST10:40 PM EST7:40 UAE (+1)04:4022:40 ET9:40 PM CTNaN:� - Mirotic scored 29 points Wednesday on 11-of-18 shooting as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz 103-100. Mirotic grabbed nine rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 35:16 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Mirotic went 3 of 5 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic returned last week after missing the start of the season with facial fractures. The 6-foot-10 forward got hurt in a practice fight with teammate Bobby Portis, throwing the future of both players in question, but the Bulls are 4-0 since Mirotic returned to the court.
Dec. 11 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST7:09 UAE (+1)04:0922:09 ET9:09 PM CTNaN:� - Mirotic scored 24 points Monday, going 9 of 14 from the field, as the Chicago Bulls topped the Boston Celtics 108-85. Mirotic grabbed eight rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 31:35 on the floor. He added one block. Mirotic went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic made his first start of the season with leading scorer Lauri Markkanen sidelined because of back spasms.
Dec. 9 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored 19 points Saturday on 6-of-10 shooting as the Chicago Bulls defeated the New York Knicks 104-102. Mirotic pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 20:08 on the floor. Mirotic went 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Mirotic looked very good in just his second game of the season. He played over 20 minutes in this one after he played just shy of 15 in his season debut Friday at Charlotte. Mirotic has hit six 3-pointers in his first two games, a good sign that his recent facial injury isn't a problem.
Dec. 8 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST7:19 UAE (+1)04:1922:19 ET9:19 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Mirotic scored six points Friday on 2-of-7 shooting as the Chicago Bulls topped the Charlotte Hornets 119-111 in overtime. Mirotic grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 14:54 on the floor. He added one block. Mirotic went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Mirotic made his season debut after missing the first two months of the season following facial injuries sustained in a fight with teammate Bobby Portis. Mirotic's minutes will surely increase as the season progresses but his long-term future with the Bulls remains in question.
Oct. 17 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)23:4117:41 ET4:41 PM CTNaN:� - Mirotic will make his season debut Friday versus Charlotte.
Analysis: Mirotic has been sidelined ever since sustaining facial injuries from an altercation with Bobby Portis at practice on Oct. 17. The two players are expected to be on the second unit together, with Mirotic having lost the starting job to emerging rookie Lauri Markkanen.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
14-15 Chi 82 20.2 10.2 4.9 1.2 0.7 0.7 1.1 .405 .316 .803
15-16 Chi 66 24.9 11.8 5.5 1.5 0.9 0.7 1.5 .407 .390 .807
16-17 Chi 70 24.0 10.6 5.5 1.1 0.8 0.8 1.1 .413 .342 .773
17-18 Chi 19 24.8 17.3 6.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 1.2 .479 .450 .778
Career 237 23.0 11.3 5.4 1.3 0.7 0.7 1.2 .416 .361 .796

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
14-15 Chi  82 1654 253 624 99 313 228 284 63 404 97 54 54 89 833
15-16 Chi  66 1646 248 609 135 346 146 181 58 362 100 58 46 102 777
16-17 Chi  70 1679 258 625 129 377 99 128 61 384 75 53 55 80 744
17-18 Chi  19 472 113 236 54 120 49 63 17 130 28 9 8 23 329
Career 237 5451 872 2094 417 1156 522 656 199 1280 300 174 163 294 2683

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
14-15 Chi 11 14.9 5.7 2.7 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 .303 .233 .800
16-17 Chi 6 27.0 8.7 5.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 .340 .286 .800
Career 17 19.2 6.8 3.5 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.7 .319 .262 .800

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
14-15 Chi  11 164 20 66 7 30 16 20 7 30 9 6 6 8 63
16-17 Chi  6 162 17 50 10 35 8 10 4 30 9 4 3 4 52
Career 17 326 37 116 17 65 24 30 11 60 18 10 9 12 115

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