Arnett Moultrie

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Arnett Moultrie
Arnett Moultrie 76ers.jpg
Moultrie with the 76ers
Free agent
Position Power forward
Personal information
Born (1990-11-18) November 18, 1990 (age 26)
Queens, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school Raleigh Egypt
(Memphis, Tennessee)
College UTEP (2008–2010)
Mississippi State (2011–2012)
NBA draft 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
20122014 Philadelphia 76ers
2012–2013 Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League)
2014 Delaware 87ers (D-League)
2014–2015 Jiangsu Dragons (China)
2015–2016 Al-Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon)
2016–2017 Atenienses de Manatí (Puerto Rico)
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2012)

Arnett Nathaniel Moultrie (born November 18, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Atenienses de Manatí of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He played college basketball with UTEP and Mississippi State.

High school[edit]

In Moultrie's junior season at Raleigh-Egypt High School, he averaged 15 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks per game. In his senior season, he averaged 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks per game.[1]

College career[edit]

Freshman season[edit]

In Moultrie's freshman season at UTEP, he averaged 8.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. He was also named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. Moultrie averaged 13.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game in the College Basketball Invitational as UTEP lost in the final round to Oregon State.[1]

Sophomore season[edit]

In his sophomore season at UTEP, Moultrie averaged 9.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. In the Conference-USA Tournament, Moultrie averaged 12.0 points per game and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.[1]

Junior season[edit]

Moultrie was forced to sit out a season after transferring to Mississippi State. In his first and only season playing for Mississippi State, (2011–12), Moultrie averaged 16.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.[2] He was also named to the All-SEC men's basketball team.[3] On March 28, 2012, Moultrie decided to enter his name in the 2012 NBA Draft.[4]

College statistics[edit]

2008–09 UTEP 37 34 26.8 .502 .282 .535 8.2 0.6 0.8 0.9 8.8
2009–10 UTEP 33 33 28.9 .475 .225 .651 8.2 1.2 1.4 0.8 9.8
2011–12 Mississippi State 30 30 35.8 .549 .444 .780 10.5 1.2 0.8 0.8 16.4

Professional career[edit]

Moultrie was drafted with the 27th pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Miami Heat. He was then traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for Justin Hamilton and a future first-round draft pick.[5] On December 21, 2012, Moultrie was assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League.[6] He was recalled on January 6, 2013.[7]

On February 4, 2014, he was assigned to the Delaware 87ers.[8] On February 9, 2014, he was recalled by the 76ers.[9] On February 21, 2014, Moultrie had his first career start. In 31 minutes, he recorded 6 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in a 112-124 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.[10] On March 15, 2014, he was reassigned to the 87ers.[11] On March 31, 2014, he was suspended for five games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy.[12] On April 6, 2014, he was again recalled to the 76ers.

On October 27, 2014, he was traded to the New York Knicks in exchange for Travis Outlaw, a 2019 second-round draft selection and the option exchange 2018 second-round draft selections. Upon acquisition, he was waived by the Knicks.[13]

On December 16, 2014, he signed with the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.[14]

On December 5, 2015, Moultrie signed with Al-Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon.[15]

NBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  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[edit]

2012–13 Philadelphia 47 0 11.5 .582 .000 .643 3.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 3.7
2013–14 Philadelphia 12 2 15.6 .421 .000 .800 2.9 0.2 0.7 0.3 3.0
Career 59 2 12.4 .547 .000 .667 3.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 3.6

International career[edit]

Moultrie represented the U-19 United States national team at the 2009 U-19 World Championship held in New Zealand, where they won the gold medal.


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