Top Yoeli Childs News

  • Yoeli Childs: Out with injury

    Childs was inactive in Thursday's loss to the Agua Caliente Clippers due to an ankle injury.

    There is no timetable on Childs' return at the moment, but his next opportunity to play will be against Santa Cruz on Tuesday. He's averaging 15.5 points and 10.2 rebounds per game on 63.3 percent shooting from the floor this season for SLC.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Double-double against Hustle

    Childs logged 27 points (13-20 FG, 1-2 FT), 16 rebounds and an assist across 40 minutes in Wednesday's 124-112 loss to the Memphis Hustle. He also had two blocks and two steals in the game.

    Childs had yet another double-double Wednesday, and he had seven offensive rebounds in Wednesday's matchup as well. He's averaging 10.4 rebounds per game this season, including 3.8 offensive boards per game, and he's shooting 63 percent from the field.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Good shooting in double-double

    Childs recorded 20 points (9-12 FG, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, one assist and two blocks across 28 minutes in Monday's 130-117 loss to the Oklahoma City Blue.

    Childs shot 75 percent from the floor and led his team in rebounds in Monday's defeat. He's still averaging a double-double per game in the G League this season, but he's still shooting poorly from the free-throw line (54.2 percent).

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  • Yoeli Childs: Efficient double-double in win

    Childs put up 10 points (5-7 FG), 11 rebounds, three blocks and a steal across 26 minutes in Tuesday's 108-102 victory over the Texas Legends.

    Childs shot well Tuesday and led his team in steals as he registered a double-double against the Legends. He's shooting 62.8 percent from the floor this season for SLC, and he's averaging a double-double per game.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Double-double in defeat

    Childs posted 21 points (9-15 FG, 2-2 FT) and 12 rebounds across 38 minutes in Saturday's 110-100 loss to the Austin Spurs.

    Childs had an efficient showing despite his side's loss to Austin on Saturday, shooting 60 percent from the field. He's averaging 16.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per game this season for SLC.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Double-double in win over Wolves

    Childs tallied 16 points (8-15 FG, 0-2 FT), 13 rebounds and three assists across 39 minutes in Wednesday's 126-122 victory over the Iowa Wolves. He also made five blocks and three steals in the game.

    Childs played well in multiple aspects of Wednesday's game, especially impressing on defense as he blocked Iowa five times. He's averaging a double-double per game this season, as well as 1.3 blocks and 0.8 steals per game.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Near double-double against Iowa

    Childs posted 22 points (11-15 FG, 0-2 FT), nine rebounds, an assist and a block across 36 minutes in Monday's 113-109 victory over the Iowa Wolves.

    Childs led SLC in rebounds and finished second in points as an efficient performance helped his team to a win over the Wolves. He's making 62.7 percent of his shots this season, and he's averaging 15.9 points per game in the G League.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Double-double off bench in defeat

    Childs put up 14 points (6-11 FG, 1-3 FT), 11 rebounds and five assists across 33 minutes in Wednesday's 116-109 loss to the Iowa Wolves.

    Childs is averaging a double-double per game in the G League since getting traded to Salt Lake City in January, and he's started in only six of his 14 games. He's shooting efficiently from the floor by making 62.5 percent of his attempts and not forcing three-pointers.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Logs another G League double-double

    Childs totaled 17 points (7-10 FG, 3-5 FT), 13 rebounds, one assist, two steals and a blocked shot across 30 minutes in Salt Lake City's loss to South Bay on Tuesday.

    Childs came off the bench in the contest but logged 30 minutes and led the team in rebounding. He was very efficient with his 10 field-goal attempts to finish with double-digit points for the ninth straight game. Childs has double-doubled in seven of those contests.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Logs another strong G League line

    Childs tallied 21 points (9-13 FG, 2-4 FT), 13 rebounds and one block across 26 minutes Wednesday in a loss to Stockton.

    Childs came off the bench after a six-game run in the starting lineup, but he nonetheless tied for the team lead in scoring and paced the Stars on the boards. The 6-foot-8 forward finished with his fifth consecutive double-double and has now scored 20-plus points in three straight contests. Childs is averaging 14.6 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks over 10 G League games this season.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Dominating in G League

    Childs racked up 20 points (8-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 12 rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots over 40 minutes Friday in Salt Lake City's 117-116 victory versus South Bay.

    Childs' dominant double-double came on the heels of an even more impressive 31-point, 12-rebound performance Thursday. The 24-year-old has double-doubled in four straight contests and has tallied eight blocked shots over that span. Childs is averaging 13.9 points, 9.6 boards and 1.6 swats in nine games with Salt Lake City this season.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Snags double-double Tuesday

    Childs finished Tuesday's 111-109 G League loss to Rio Grande Valley with 14 points (6-12 FG, 1-1 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist, three steals and three blocked shot over 38 minutes.

    Childs registered his second straight double-double, and third in his past four contests, in the loss. The 24-year-old has started each of those games after coming off the bench in his first three contests of the campaign. Childs also tied his season-best marks with three blocks and three steals in Tuesday's all-around strong performance.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Another double-double in defeat

    Childs totaled 10 points (4-6 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 12 rebounds and three blocks across 33 minutes in Friday's 114-112 loss to the Oklahoma City Blue.

    Childs has two double-doubles in three SLC starts this season, and he's averaging 10 points and 8.3 blocks across his six appearances. He has also been effective defensively with 1.5 blocks per game.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Double-double against RGV

    Childs put up 12 points (6-8 FG, 0-2 FT), 11 rebounds and three assists across 29 minutes in Saturday's 146-122 loss to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. He also had three steals and three blocks in the game.

    Childs was solid in multiple aspects of Saturday's game, but it wasn't enough to seriously trouble the Vipers. This was his just first start of the season for the Stars, and he's averaging 8.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.3 blocks and one steal per game in his four appearances.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Close to double-double off bench

    Childs tallied 12 points (5-10 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), nine rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal across 19 minutes in Wednesday's 120-98 victory over the Memphis Hustle.

    Childs has played well to begin his G League season, coming off the bench and averaging 10 points and eight rebounds per game in his two appearances since being traded to Salt Lake City. It's a small sample size so far, but it's an improvement from his 8.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game last season for the Birmingham Squadron (now the Erie Bayhawks).

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  • Yoeli Childs: Records double-double Sunday

    Childs recorded 16 points (8-18 FG, 0-2 3Pt), 10 rebounds, one steal and one block over 26 minutes in Sunday's 126-91 win over the Swarm.

    Childs came off the bench in Sunday's matchup, but he recorded his first double-double of the year while playing a season-high 26 minutes in the blowout win. Childs has had an inconsistent role for the BayHawks this season, but he's generated modest production while starting four of the first nine contests.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Brings in six rebounds Saturday

    Childs posted eight points (3-6 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and six rebounds over 20 minutes in Saturday's 94-89 win over Agua Caliente.

    Childs has had an inconsistent role for the BayHawks to begin the G League season. He's started four of the first eight games and has been unable to produce on a reliable basis. He's now averaging 7.5 points and 4.6 rebounds over 18.5 minutes per contest.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Scores 11 off bench

    Childs totaled 11 points (3-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 3-3 FT), three rebounds, one assist and one steal over 17 minutes in Monday's 115-110 win over the Blue Coats.

    Childs was a starter to begin the G League season, but he's reverted to a bench role for the BayHawks recently. He was quite efficient despite a limited shot volume Monday and is now averaging 8.4 points and 4.2 rebounds over 18.3 minutes per game this year.

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  • Yoeli Childs: Starts in G League season opener

    Childs generated 11 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 0-1 FT), five rebounds, two steals and one assist over 24 minutes in Wednesday's 117-98 win over the Stars.

    Childs was let go by the Wizards prior to the start of the NBA season, but he was a starter in his first G League game with the BayHawks. He averaged 22.2 points and 9.0 rebounds over 28.8 minutes per game during his senior season at BYU and will continue his development in the G League this year.

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  • Wizards' Yoeli Childs: Waived by Wizards

    Childs was waived by the Wizards on Thursday, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports.

    Childs signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the team in November, but his stay in the NBA didn't last long. The rookie signed with the Wizards after four seasons at Brigham Young University.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-8, 225 lbs
Birthplace: South Jordan, UT
Age: 26