Top Michael Kidd-Gilchrist News

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Waived by Knicks

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) was waived by the Knicks on Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

    Kidd-Gilchrist missed all of the preseason due to an illness, and the organization has opted to go a different direction with the roster spot. Kidd-Gilchrist has struggled to find minutes recently and it's not clear what his future in the NBA will be.

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  • Knicks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Likely still out Friday

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) will probably not play during Friday's preseason finale against the Cavaliers, Steve Popper of Newsday reports.

    Kidd-Gilchrist will probably not end up playing in the preseason for the Knicks due to an illness. It's unclear if he'll be ready for Wednesday's regular-season opener against the Pacers.

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  • Knicks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Out Wednesday

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) is out for Wednesday's preseason contest against the Cavaliers.

    Kidd-Gilchrist continues to deal with an illness and will not suit up for the Knicks in the team's second-to-last preseason contest.

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  • Knicks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Out for preseason opener

    Kidd-Gilchrist is out for Friday's preseason opener against the Pistons due to an illness, Marc Berman of the New York Post reports.

    There's no indication Kidd-Gilchrist is dealing with anything serious. He should be considered questionable for Sunday's second preseason game, also against the Pistons.

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  • Knicks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Joins Knicks

    Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a one-year contract with the Knicks, Bobby Marks of reports.

    The Knicks will mark Kidd-Gilchrist's third team since the beginning of last season, as he played 25 total games between the Hornets and the Mavericks in 2019-20, averaging 2.4 points and 2.7 rebounds in 11.2 minutes. Kidd-Gilchrist is a defensive specialist, but even that reputation can't get him consistent time on the floor lately. That doesn't figure to change drastically in New York.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Logs 19 minutes

    Kidd-Gilchrist had three points (0-3 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and three rebounds in 19 minutes during Sunday's 135-133 Game 4 overtime win against the Clippers.

    Kidd-Gilchrist was one of three Mavericks reserves who saw double-digit minutes. In fact, he earned more minutes in this one than he did in the first three playoff games this series combined (15), as the absence of Kristaps Porzingis (knee) opened up some playing time. Nevertheless, Kidd-Gilchrist is a defensive specialist who typically doesn't contribute much offensively and thus warrants fairly minimal attention for fantasy purposes.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Not on injury report

    Kidd-Gilchrist is not on the Mavs' injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Suns.

    It's still unclear if Kidd-Gilchrist will actually play, as he was held out of the Mavs' re-opening game amid conditioning concerns. Either way, Kidd-Gilchrist is not much of a fantasy consideration in season-long leagues or DFS contests.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Not available for opener

    Kidd-Gilchrist will not play during Friday's opener against the Rockets, Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News reports.

    Rick Carlisle noted that Kidd-Gilchrist's absence isn't due to injury; rather, he simply hasn't yet gotten back into game shape since arriving in the bubble last week. His next chance to play will come Sunday against the Suns.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Arrives in Orlando

    Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) arrived in Orlando on Saturday and is expected to be available for the Mavericks when the team resumes its season July 31 versus the Rockets, Callie Caplan of The Dallas Morning News reports.

    While speaking to the media at practice Monday, Kidd-Gilchrist explained that he didn't accompany the Mavericks' main traveling party to the Walt Disney World complex earlier this month because he was tending to a family matter. With Kidd-Gilchrist back in the fold, the Mavericks have all available members of their 15-man roster in the NBA bubble with the exception of Trey Burke.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Has yet to enter bubble

    Kidd-Gilchrist isn't yet in the bubble, Tim MacMahon of reports. According to coach Rick Carlisle, "We're working to get him here logistically and we hope that it happens soon."

    It's not clear why Kidd-Gilchrist isn't in the bubble, and it's not clear when he might be available. That said, his role with Dallas has been small, and he's essentially a break-glass-in-case-of-emergency big. The Mavericks' first game is July 31 against the Rockets.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Available Wednesday

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) is available for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets.

    The 26-year-old was probable with an illness and will be suiting up as expected. Kidd-Gilchrist may see increased work Wednesday with Kristaps Porzingis (rest) and Dorian Finney-Smith (hip) out.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Probable vs. Nuggets

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) is probable for Wednesday's action against the Nuggets.

    Kidd-Gilchrist has missed the past two games due to an illness, but he's expected to return. With Kristaps Porzingis (rest) out, Kidd-Gilchrist may be in an opportunity to see more minutes than usual.

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  • Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Remains out

    Kidd-Gilchrist (illness) will remain out for Tuesday's game against the Spurs, Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News reports.

    Kidd-Gilchrist won't make the trip with the team, but he could return Wednesday, when the Mavs return home to host the Nuggets.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 230 lbs
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Age: 30
School: Kentucky
Experience: 8