#22 Small Forward

Khris Middleton

Height / Weight
6' 7" / 222 lbs
Born
Aug 12, 1991 (31)
College
Texas A&M
NBA Draft
2nd Round, 39th Overall, 2012
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2021-2022
PTS
20.1
-0.3
Rebounds
5.4
-0.6
Assists
5.4
-0.0
PER
21.88
-0.66
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Khris Middleton
Nickname: WD-40
Place of Birth: North Charleston, South Carolina
Education: Texas A&M
Parents: James and Nichelle Middleton

Khris Middleton Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, & Basketball Career

Khris Middleton was born in Charleston, South Carolina on August 12, 1991. In high school, Middleton led Porter-Gaud School to a South Carolina state title. He was a two-time South Carolina basketball player of the year winner.

Recruited by a number of D1 schools, Middleton was considered one of the best shooters in the country coming out of high school. Electing to attend Texas A&M, Middleton’s best season was his sophomore season. After his junior year, Middleton entered the 2012 NBA Draft and was selected 39th overall by the Detroit Pistons.

Middleton eventually wound up in Milwaukee playing for the Bucks. He signed a five-year, $178 contract with the Bucks in 2019.

Now, Middleton is considered one of the best three-point shooters in the league and is one of the biggest parts of the Bucks’ success and future.

Khris Middleton Basketball Career

High School Career (Porter-Gaud School)

Middleton played high school basketball at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina. During his sophomore season, Middleton averaged 12 points and eight rebounds per game. During his junior season, he upped those numbers to 21 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. He was also named the South Carolina player of the year.

Middleton also won the state player of the year award his senior season, scoring 22.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. He led Porter-Gaud to a state title his senior season.

College Career (Texas A&M)

Middleton was a top 100 recruit and was regarded as the best shooter at his position. Being recruited by Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Michigan and Saint Joseph’s, Middleton chose Texas A&M due to the atmosphere and coaching staff.

During his sophomore season, Middleton led the team in scoring at 14.3 points per game. Entering his junior year, Middleton was added to the preseason watchlist for the Wooden Award. However, Middleton’s stats dropped from his sophomore to junior season.

Still, Middleton declared for the 2012 NBA Draft after his junior season.

NBA Career

Middleton was drafted by the Detroit Pistons 39th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft. He was demoted to the development league during his rookie season but eventually returned and played a total of 27 games his rookie season. After his rookie year, Middleton was traded in July, along with Brandon Knight and Viacheslav Kravtsov, to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Brandon Jennings.

Middleton played in all 82 games his first season in Milwaukee. He averaged 12.1 points per game. In July of 2015, Middleton signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the Bucks. In September of 2016, Middleton sustained a hamstring injury that sidelined him for six months. 

During the 2018 season, Middleton earned his first All-Star nod. After the 2018-2019 season, Middleton signed a five-year, $178 million extension with the Bucks. He made his second-consecutive All-Star selection the following season.

Khris Middleton Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

In his seven seasons, Middleton has earned $90 million in salary and is set to earn $33 million during the 2020-21 season. 

Khris Middleton signed a five-year, $178 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2019.

Khris Middleton Personal Life

Khris Middleton was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Middleton is a Christian and has one child, daughter Audrielle to his long-time girlfriend Samantha. In March of 2020, Middleton matched teammate Giannis Antetokounmpo’s $100,000 donation to the staff of the Fiserv Forum in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Middleton has a sister named Brittney.

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
2 x NBA All-Star
2019, 2020
Awards and Honors by Year:
2019
NBA All-Star
2020
NBA All-Star

Khris Middleton Fun Facts

  • Cousin Josh Powell also played in the NBA.
  • Nominated for the 2009 McDonald’s All-American Game but did not play.
  • Real name is James.
  • Two-time South Carolina High School Player of the Year.
  • Knows how to play the piano.
Career stats
2021-2022
MIL
2020-2021
MIL
2019-2020
MIL
2018-2019
MIL
2017-2018
MIL
2016-2017
MIL
2015-2016
MIL
2014-2015
MIL
2013-2014
MIL
2012-2013
DET
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2021-2022
66 32.4 44.3 37.3 89.0 5.4 5.4 0.3 1.2 20.1
2020-2021
68 33.4 47.6 41.4 89.8 6.0 5.4 0.1 1.1 20.4
2019-2020
62 29.9 49.7 41.5 91.6 6.2 4.3 0.1 0.9 20.9
2018-2019
77 31.1 44.1 37.8 83.7 6.0 4.3 0.1 1.0 18.3
2017-2018
82 36.4 46.7 36.0 88.4 5.2 4.0 0.3 1.5 20.1
2016-2017
29 30.7 45.0 43.3 88.0 4.2 3.4 0.2 1.4 14.7
2015-2016
79 36.1 44.3 39.5 88.8 3.8 4.2 0.2 1.7 18.2
2014-2015
79 30.1 46.7 40.7 85.9 4.4 2.3 0.1 1.5 13.4
2013-2014
82 30.0 44.0 41.4 86.1 3.8 2.1 0.2 1.0 12.1
2012-2013
27 17.6 44.0 31.1 84.4 1.9 1.0 0.1 0.6 6.1
Recent Games
Wed 4/20
Sun 4/17
Fri 4/8
Thu 4/7
Tue 4/5
Sun 4/3
Thu 3/31
Tue 3/29
Sat 3/26
Sat 3/19
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Wed 4/20
L 114-110
32 18 1 4 5 8 2 0 4
Sun 4/17
W 86-93
38 11 0 5 5 6 1 0 7
Fri 4/8
W 131-101
28 15 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
Thu 4/7
W 121-127
39 22 0 8 8 9 2 1 3
Tue 4/5
W 127-106
27 19 0 4 4 5 3 0 4
Sun 4/3
L 118-112
36 11 1 3 4 9 0 0 3
Thu 3/31
W 120-119
30 16 0 9 9 4 2 1 4
Tue 3/29
W 118-116
39 22 2 7 9 7 1 1 2
Sat 3/26
L 102-127
28 16 0 5 5 5 0 0 5
Sat 3/19
L 119-138
25 15 1 6 7 5 1 0 3