On six occasions, Moore drilled at least three triples, averaging 16.7 points in those contests. 1 pick. Moore posted 14 points (6-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 24 minutes during Tuesday's loss to the Kings. Toss in the fact Moore was a reliable ball-handler (just 1.2 turnovers per game) and it's easy to see why the 2011 second-rounder earned extended run during his sixth NBA season. He was later named as a Third Team Parade All-American. On Feb. 26, Moore registered his first career double-double with 12 points, 11 assists and one steal during a win at Philadelphia. 191 lbs. Consider that New Orleans lost 11 of the first 12 games in which Moore did not play, including the last seven games of a 13-game losing streak. 4 to Chicago Bulls in latest 2020 NBA mock draft for The Ringer, Report: LaMelo Ball 'not performing very well' at draft workouts, no longer lock for top-three pick, Patience pays off as New Orleans Pelicans introduce Stan Van Gundy as new head coach, LaMelo, LiAngelo Ball, Lance Stephenson wish Lonzo happy birthday on Instagram, Josh Hart, JJ Redick, Larry Nance donate $30,000 to Napa Valley Community Foundation, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Moore's playing time increased significantly with Orlando relative to his rookie season with the veteran-stacked Celtics. E'Twaun Donte Moore was born in 1989 in East Chicago, Indiana. On Feb. 3, the 6-foot-4 guard tallied 24 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals during a win at Sacramento. When he returned, Moore generally came off the bench, but still averaged 24.3 minutes per game. 57 Perimeter Defense. Ten days later, Moore posted 12 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in a loss at Oklahoma City. Moore then decided to stay in his home state and attend Purdue University, where he majored in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Copyright © 2020 NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Even if one of them were to get injured, Moore is unlikely to provide much production. As a senior, Moore was named to the All-Big Ten team for the second straight season. The points per game were a new career high for the 28-year-old, while his 77 total three-pointers were a new high as well despite seeing a drop in his three-point percentage from 45.2 percent during the 2015-16 campaign to just 37 percent. He shot career-best 50.8 percent from the field, an extremely impressive number for any guard. If you make a request through Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 2nd round (55th pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft and signed a rookie contract shortly thereafter. Strength – Defense. On Nov. 26, during a blowout win at Atlanta, Moore posted 12 points and a season-high five assists. During the team’s most recent playoff season, New Orleans went 11-5 when Moore drained at least three treys. The 6-foot-4 guard connected on 43.4 percent of his 3-pointers and was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman squad. To opt out of the sale of your personal information as permitted by the California Consumer Those two Thunder contests were Moore's only double-digit scoring efforts for the season. Pelicans record when Moore connected on at least three three-pointers in a game, including quality victories over the Clippers, Houston, Indiana, Portland and Phoenix. During his time with the Bulls, the guard read to children as part of the Baskets for Books program and spoke to children at the Boys & Girls Club at the Jackson Community Center about staying motivated. Moore finished the year as close to a top-100 player in some formats and should return in a similar, if not slightly reduced, role in 2018-19. As a member of the Pelicans, Moore handed out hoodies to exceptional math students in Lafourche Parish as part of the Chevron Mathletes program. LAKERS is a registered trademark of the Los Angeles Lakers LLC. 72. With a hamstring injury sidelining Solomon Hill for the majority of the season, Moore was afforded the opportunity to move into the starting five at small forward. In fact, Moore was a more efficient offensive player in general. During the summer of 2016, Moore signed a four-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Along the way, the methodical veteran wing provided his usual blend of above-average three-point shooting (37.7 percent, keeping him a tick over 40 percent over his four Pelicans seasons) and timely offensive production. 41 Interior Defense. This type of inconsistency leaves Moore as a somewhat unreliable source of offense on a nightly basis. Perhaps most impressive was, despite the increased playing time and shot attempts, Moore managed to shoot a career-best 50.8 percent from the field. That likely means a similar or slightly smaller workload moving forward, so Moore's value could be on the decline. He will get every opportunity to win the backup point job for the season. Moore appeared in 56 of a possible 72 games for the Pelicans, with six starts. On four occasions, the Purdue product grabbed a season-high seven rebounds. Offense. 72. The Bulls defeated Milwaukee in six games during the first round of the playoffs, but were eliminated by the Cavaliers during the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Not surprisingly, Moore's increase in playing time led to an increase in his statistical production. Moore signed a four-year contract in free agency during the ’16 offseason that many NBA analysts decried as too pricey at the time, but he emerged as a valuable piece and starter for the ’18 squad that generated NOLA’s first playoff-series win in a decade. The 30-year-old pro averaged 8.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 18.2 minutes per game. Moore participated, appearing in five of the eight seeding games and averaging 5.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 12.4 minutes per bubble contest. On Dec. 11, Moore generated a career-high 36 points, including six three-pointers, during a home loss to the Rockets. From Nov. 11 through Nov. 21, Moore had his longest double-digit scoring stretch, which was six games. A threat to explode on short notice, Moore produced at least 20 points eight times. In a TNT game, the Pelicans survived a final-minute scare to win their third straight game, holding on in Arizona. The Boilermakers returned to the Sweet 16 in 2010, with Moore scoring 18 points during Purdue's elimination loss to Duke. New Orleans was plus-29 with him on the floor. Do Not Sell My Personal Information | But yeah, let's … They can both switch one-through-three or one-through-four. Moore proved to be effective and scored 9.6 points per game over 73 appearances, with 22 starts. WarnerMedia Privacy Center | the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. Signed a four-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Rockets released Moore four days after the deal, however. Find detailed E'Twaun Moore stats on FOXSports.com. 6'9" Weight. The Pelicans capped an encouraging 2-0 weekend at home, following up a rout over Indiana with this victory over shorthanded Houston. Following a solid season in which he established himself as a key rotation player for the Pelicans, Moore took his game to an entirely new level in 2017-18. Hill is the favorite to start at small forward, so if Holiday does indeed get shifted over to shooting guard, Moore could be stuck on the bench. In Purdue's two NCAA Tournament games, Moore averaged 15.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per contest. Moore would match his career-high 18 points two more times during the season. He is slightly behind Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton (39.2), but a few decimal points ahead of Miami’s Meyers Leonard and Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving (39.0). If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center, Moore started 18 of New Orleans' first 21 games before a toe injury forced him to miss three games. He was 3/5 from beyond the arc and grabbed five rebounds. If one of them goes down, as happened several times last season, Moore immediately becomes a heavily used part of the rotation. In the second-to-last game of the season, Moore grabbed a season-high seven rebounds to go with seven points during a home win over Miami. 63. On Nov. 10, Moore scored a season-best 20 points during a win at Milwaukee. 4, Moore tallied 30 points, four assists, three steals and a career-high seven three-pointers during a home blowout win over the Grizzlies. As soon as Moore moved into the rotation Dec. 18 at Minnesota, the Pelicans proceeded to reel off a 10-4 stretch. Rose, Hinrich, and Aaron Brooks are all returning to the team this year, leaving Moore with little playing time if they all remain healthy. Chicago finished the season with a record of 50-32. New Orleans players such as Lonzo Ball and Nicolo Melli experienced 2019-20 individual seasons that greatly mirrored their team’s performance, featuring a slow start, hot stretch from December through March, followed by a frustrating two weeks in the summer Orlando bubble. He showed great across-the-board skills in college, but will probably spend most of this year in the D-League. He returned to the Celtics in December and made his NBA debut on opening day, Dec. 25, with a very brief appearance during a loss at New York. Overall, New Orleans went 27-29 when he played, but just 3-13 when he did not. Rank for Moore among all active NBA players in career three-point percentage (39.0). He made his Pelican debut on opening night, Oct. 26, and generated 10 points, four assists, one rebound, one steal and one block in a loss to Denver. He started 22 of 59 games and averaged 21.4 minutes per game -- that was a big improvement over the zero starts and 9.0 minutes per contest Moore experienced during the 2014-15 campaign. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Pelicans played their final normally-scheduled regular-season game Mar. In September of 2014, Moore signed a two-year agreement with his hometown Chicago Bulls. Following a 2016-17 campaign in which he hit 37.0 percent of his threes, Moore upped that total to 42.5 percent this past season. 63 Lateral Quickness. New Orleans was searching for reliable guard production to bolster their starting tandem of Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans, who both had experienced various injury issues. Moore finished with career-best marks in points (12.5), rebounds (2.9), and steals (1.0) per game. On Mar. This site is operated jointly by NBA and WarnerMedia. The swingman also provided versatility by making 21 starts at forward and 15 in the backcourt. Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring E'Twaun Moore. He started 80 of 82 games for New Orleans and averaged a career-high 31.5 minutes per game. ... Defense. NBA 2K21 MyTeam Card Description of E'Twaun Moore. He shot a career-best 48.1 percent from the field and career-high 45.2 percent from three-point land. He also shot a career-best 42.8 percent from the field, up from 39.6 percent last season. Moore's role for the upcoming year is a bit cloudy. Dunks by Moore during the season, often to the amusement of his teammates, who sometimes rib the relative elder statesmen for having so little flash to his offensive repertoire and good-naturedly call him “Uncle E.” According to Basketball Reference, Moore did not have any dunks during the previous ’18-19 season. But on March 17, Moore suffered a left hamstring injury and missed 11 of Chicago's last 15 games. A natural fit in the Pelicans' up-tempo offense, Moore managed double-digit point totals in 31 of 53 games in 2018-19 to cap off his eighth NBA season. He is the son of Ezell and Edna Moore and one of three children. Moreover, an even more massive dip in counting stats is absolutely in the cards, and Moore's value was already lacking on nights when he struggled to score.