Mike Bibby life and biography

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Mike Bibby biography

Date of birth : 1978-05-13
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Cherry Hill, New Jersey, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-29
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, Gurad for the Miami Heat, NBA Draft

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Mike Bibby is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat. He is a 6'2" point guard and he attended Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, Arizona.

Re-signed by Atlanta on July 13, 2009
Acquired by the Hawks from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Anthony Johnson, Tyronn Lue, Shelden Williams, Lorenzen Wright and a 2008 second-round draft pick on February 16, 2008
Traded from Vancouver to Sacramento, along with Brent Price, in exchange for Jason Williams and Nick Anderson on June 27, 2001 • Selected by the Grizzlies with the second overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft

(2009-10):

For the third time in his three years in a Hawks uniform, was a consistent performer at the point position, helping lead Atlanta to the postseason
• His minutes may be down, but it doesn’t diminish his value to the Hawks roster
• Averaged 9.1 ppg, 3.9 apg, 2.3 rpg and 0.8 spg in 27.4 mpg (.416 FG%, .389 3FG%, .861 FT%), appearing in 80 contests (all starts)
• Played in at least 80 games for the eighth time in his 12-year career
• Ranked 7th in the NBA in assist/turnover ratio (3.44), was 37th in apg and t31st in 3FG% • Passed Mitch Richmond on 4/2 to move into 19th place all-time in three-pointers made
• Scored in double-figures 37 times, including 3 20-point outings
• Team leader in 3FG%, and ranked 3rd in apg, spg and 3FGM, and 6th in ppg
• Led the team in assists (21x)
• Against New York on 1/1, became the sixth active player to reach 5,000 career assists, joining Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Andre Miller, Allen Iverson and Baron Davis
• Put in a season-best 23 pts on 8-10 FGs (season-high 7-9 3FGs) v/GS (3/5)
• Dished out a season-high 11 assts v/Phoe (1/15)
• Hit his 5,000th career FG @Hou (1/25)
• Became the sixth Hawk to make 300 career 3FGs v/OKC (1/18)
• Ranks 6th in Atlanta history in 3FGM (362) and 3FGA (939)
• Listed at DNP-coach’s decision on 4/6 @Char, but was unavailable (ingrown toenail removal)

COLLEGE:

Entered the NBA Draft as an underclassmen following two seasons at Arizona • Started all 69 games during his Wildcat career • Earned First-Team All-America honors, and was named Pac-10 Player of the Year as a sophomore (1997-98), after averaging 17.2 ppg, 5.7 apg and 3.0 rpg (.464 FG%, .387 3FG%, .755 FT%)
• Finished third in the voting for the 1998 Wooden Award • As a freshman (1996-97), helped lead the Wildcats to the 1997 NCAA Championship, scoring 19 points in the 84-79 championship game win against Kentucky
• Selected to the '97 All-Final Four Team • Named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year after posting averages of 13.5 ppg, 5.2 apg and 3.2 rpg.

PERSONAL:

Nickname is 'Bib'
• Mother is Virginia Bibby, and father is Henry Bibby, a former NBA player, current Memphis Grizzlies assistant coach, and former college head coach
• Girlfriend is Darcy
• They have four children, Michael, Janae, Mia and Nylah
• Has two brothers and two sisters
• Brother-in-law is Heat guard Eddie House
• Involved in many charitable efforts, including hospital visits, Adopt-a-Family programs during the holidays, Read to Achieve, and Habitat for Humanity
• Sponsored 100 children from low-income families for the 2008 holidays, providing gifts of new clothes, toys, food and other items
• Appeared on NBA Wheel of Fortune Week in 2005, donating his winnings to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort
• Served as a national representative to the 2002-03 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Advisory Council
• Along with teammate Joe Johnson, one of a select group of players to endorse Nike's Jordan Brand line


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