Kelly Oubre Jr. Celebrity Life
Kelly Paul Oubre Jr. or Kelly Oubre Jr. is a basketball professional from America. He was born on December 9th, 1995 and currently plays for the Phoenix Suns in the NBA. He featured for the University of Kansas in his college days for one season prior to being picked by the Atlanta Hawks as the 15th pick overall during the NBA drafts of 2015.
As a college freshman in Kansas, he was twice included in the Newcomer of the Week by Big 12. He also got a selection to the All-Newcomer Team. He was also mentioned in the All-Big 12 honors.
Out of the 36 matches he played for the Jayhawks during the 2014–15 season, he had an average points tally of 9.3, 1.1 steals, and 5.0 rebounds from 21 minutes per match. He announced for the NBA drafts in April 2015 after relieving himself from 3 final years of collegiate eligibility.
Professional Career Highlights
Washington Wizards (2015–2018)
Oubre was picked up by the Atlanta Hawks as the 15th pick overall and then he was traded to the Washington Wizards. He netted a career-best of 18 points from 6 attempts out of 15 during the defeat against the San Antonio Spurs.
In November 2016, Oubre netted his initial double-double of 10 points alongside 10 rebounds during an overtime victory against the Sacramento Kings.
In December, he registered a new career-best with 19 points along with 9 rebounds and 3 steals during their victory versus the Milwaukee Bucks. Oubre received a suspension from their 4th playoff game in the second round versus the Boston. This was because of an ejection during 3rd game for shoving Kelly Olynyk of Celtics.
Oubre netted more than 20 points on five occasions in the 2017–18 season. This included a career-best points tally of 26 during a victory against the Detroit Pistons. He began the ear with a shooting percentage of 44.9% on-field and 40.5% in-perimeter for 46 games. However, this dropped to 34.9% on-field and 27.4% in-perimeter for the final 35 matches of the season.
In December 2018, Oubre netted a season-best of 23 points during a loss versus the Indiana Pacers.
Phoenix Suns (2018–present)
In December 2018, Oubre was sold to the Phoenix Suns along with Austin Rivers in return for Trevor Ariza. He played his first match for the Suns after 2 days, recording 13 points during a victory against the Boston Celtics. He equaled his career-best of 26 points during a win against the Sacramento Kings in January.
Oubre tied his career-best figures scoring 26 points. He also tied his career-best rebound count with 11 during the victory versus the Denver Nuggets. He scored 25 points and a career-best 12 rebounds in February during their defeat versus the Golden State Warriors. He improved his career-best to 28 points during a defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers.
He kept up the consistent performances with 27 points and 13 rebounds during a victory over Bucks. He set a new career-best with 32 points in another overtime win against the New Orleans Pelicans. In March, he suffered a thumb injury and was ruled out for the remainder of the season.
Oubre extended his contract for 2 more years in July 2019. He improved his career-best rebound count to 15 alongside 4 blocks and 14 points during their overtime success versus the New Orleans Pelicans.
Oubre again equaled his career-best performance along with 20 points during a success against the Sacramento Kings. He equaled his career-best rebound count with 15 apart from netting 25 points during their victory against the Charlotte Hornets.
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