Shelvin Mack

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Shelvin Mack
Shelvin Mack Hawks.jpg
Mack with the Hawks
No. 8 – Atlanta Hawks
PositionGuard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1990-04-22) April 22, 1990 (age 24)
Lexington, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High schoolBryan Station (Lexington, Kentucky)
CollegeButler (2008–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Pro career2011–present
Career history
2011–2012Washington Wizards
2012Maine Red Claws
2012–2013Washington Wizards
2013Maine Red Claws
2013Philadelphia 76ers
2013Maine Red Claws
2013–presentAtlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Development League All-Star (2013)
  • All-Horizon League Second Team (2011)
  • All-Horizon League First Team (2010)
  • Horizon League All-Newcomer Team (2009)
 
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Shelvin Mack
Shelvin Mack Hawks.jpg
Mack with the Hawks
No. 8 – Atlanta Hawks
PositionGuard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1990-04-22) April 22, 1990 (age 24)
Lexington, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High schoolBryan Station (Lexington, Kentucky)
CollegeButler (2008–2011)
NBA draft2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Pro career2011–present
Career history
2011–2012Washington Wizards
2012Maine Red Claws
2012–2013Washington Wizards
2013Maine Red Claws
2013Philadelphia 76ers
2013Maine Red Claws
2013–presentAtlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Development League All-Star (2013)
  • All-Horizon League Second Team (2011)
  • All-Horizon League First Team (2010)
  • Horizon League All-Newcomer Team (2009)

Shelvin Bernard Mack, Jr. (born April 22, 1990) is an American professional basketball guard with the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Butler University.

High school career[edit]

Mack attended Bryan Station High School in Lexington, Kentucky. As a senior in 2007–08, he averaged 23.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 3.8 steals per game as he was named to the Lexington All-City team after leading the Defenders to a 30-3 record.[1][2]

College career[edit]

In his freshman season at Butler, Mack started in all 32 games, sharing the Butler freshman record for games started with teammates Ronald Nored and Gordon Hayward. He was named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer team and the Horizon League All-Tournament team after leading the Bulldogs in assists in 2008–09, becoming just the third freshman in Butler history to record 100 assists. In 32 games, he averaged 11.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 30.8 minutes per game.[2][3]

In his sophomore season, he was named to the All-Horizon League first team and the NABC All-District 12 first team. He was also named to the Horizon League All-Tournament team and the West Regional All-Tournament team. In 38 games (all starts), he averaged 14.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.4 steals in 30.9 minutes per game.[2][3]

In his junior season, he was named to the All-Horizon League second team and the NABC All-District 12 second team. He became just the 33rd Butler player to score 1,000 career points. In 38 games (37 starts), he averaged 16.0 points, 4.5 rebounds ad 3.4 assists in 32.1 minutes per game.[2][3]

On April 21, 2011, he declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.[4]

College statistics[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2008–09Butler Bulldogs323230.8.391.326.7574.43.51.1.011.9
2009–10Butler Bulldogs383830.9.454.391.7343.73.01.4.114.1
2010–11Butler Bulldogs383732.1.408.354.7694.53.4.8.116.0

Professional career[edit]

Early years (2011–2013)[edit]

2011–12 season[edit]

On June 23, 2011, Mack was selected with the 34th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards.[5] On December 9, 2011, he signed with the Wizards. On February 1, 2012, he scored a then career high 12 points in a 103-109 loss to the Orlando Magic.[6]

2012–13 season[edit]

In July 2012, Mack joined the Washington Wizards for the 2012 NBA Summer League. On October 28, 2012, he was waived by the Wizards.[7] On November 2, 2012, he was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA D-League draft by the Maine Red Claws.[8]

On December 25, 2012, Mack re-signed with the Wizards.[9] On January 7, 2013, he was again waived by the Wizards.[10] Two days later, he was reacquired by the Red Claws.[11]

On January 17, 2013, Mack signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.[12] On January 28, 2013, he signed a second 10-day contract with the 76ers.[13] On February 7, 2013, he was reacquired by the Red Claws.

On February 4, 2013, Mack was named to the Futures All-Star roster for the 2013 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[14]

Atlanta Hawks (2013–present)[edit]

On March 6, 2013, Mack signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks.[15] On March 16, 2013, he signed a second 10-day contract.[16] On March 26, 2013, he signed a two-year, non-guaranteed deal with the Hawks.[17][18]

In July 2013, Mack joined the Hawks for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On February 21, 2014, he recorded a career high 21 points in a 107-115 loss to the Detroit Pistons.[19] In 2013–14, he played 73 games, averaging 7.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

On August 22, 2014, Mack re-signed with the Hawks[20] to a reported three-year, $7.3 million contract.[21]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GPGames 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]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2011–12Washington64012.2.400.286.7121.42.0.4.03.6
2012–13Washington7220.1.400.308.5002.33.3.9.05.3
2012–13Philadelphia401.8.500.000.000.0.3.0.0.5
2012–13Atlanta20113.4.488.400.5711.22.2.5.05.2
2013–14Atlanta731120.4.417.337.8652.23.7.7.07.5
Career1681416.0.419.335.7721.72.8.6.05.5

Playoffs[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2013Atlanta405.5.444.400.0001.81.8.0.02.5
2014Atlanta7016.9.404.370.7501.93.6.6.08.1
Career11012.7.411.375.7501.82.9.4.06.1

Personal[edit]

Mack is the son of Shelvin Mack, Sr. and Victoria Guy, and has two sisters, Sierra and Keionna.[22][23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For Mack, Life Has Imitated Art Imitating Life". NYTimes.com. March 30, 2010. Retrieved March 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "1 - Shelvin Mack". ButlerSports.com. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Shelvin Mack Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Shelvin Mack Declares For NBA Draft". ButlerSports.com. April 21, 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Washington Wizards Select Shelvin Mack With No. 34 Pick In 2011 NBA Draft". BulletsForever.com. SB Nation. June 24, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2011. 
  6. ^ Lee, Michael (February 2, 2012). "Wizards’ Shelvin Mack, Kevin Seraphin have career nights in Orlando". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Wizards Waive Cook and Mack". NBA.com. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ "RED CLAWS SELECT SHELVIN MACK IN FIRST ROUND OF NBADL DRAFT". NBA.com. November 2, 2012. Retrieved November 2, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Wizards Sign Shelvin Mack And Garrett Temple". NBA.com. December 25, 2012. Retrieved December 25, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Wizards Waive Shelvin Mack". NBA.com. January 7, 2013. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  11. ^ "SHELVIN MACK REJOINS RED CLAWS". NBA.com. January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sixers Sign Guard Shelvin Mack to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. January 17, 2013. Retrieved January 17, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Sixers Sign Guard Shelvin Mack To Second 10-day Contract". NBA.com. January 28, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  14. ^ "2013 NBA Development League All-Star Game Rosters Announced". NBA.com. February 4, 2013. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  15. ^ "ATLANTA HAWKS SIGN SHELVIN MACK TO 10-DAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  16. ^ "ATLANTA HAWKS SIGN SHELVIN MACK TO SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. March 16, 2013. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  17. ^ "ATLANTA HAWKS SIGN SHELVIN MACK FOR REMAINDER OF THE SEASON". NBA.com. March 26, 2013. Retrieved March 26, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Mack finally finds home". NBA.com. April 8, 2013. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Notebook: Pistons 115, Hawks 107". NBA.com. February 21, 2014. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Hawks Re-Sign Shelvin Mack". NBA.com. August 22, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Shelvin Mack Agrees To Three-Year, $7.3M Deal With Hawks". RealGM.com. July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Merlene Davis: Shelvin Mack's mom credits many for his success". Kentucky.com. March 31, 2011. Retrieved March 31, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Shelvin Mack's family gathers to cheer him on". Kentucky.com. April 5, 2011. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 

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