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27-Year-Old    C,PF    Denver Nuggets

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

6.9

REB

4.4

AST

0.8

STL

0.5

BLK

0.6

2015-16 NBA ROS Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

While Hickson recorded his fewest starts since his rookie season, he was regular rotation player for the 2014-15 Nuggets. Hickson played in 73 games while starting just eight and averaged 7.6 points and 6.2 rebounds in 19 minutes per game despite all the rotation shuffling i...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 9/4/1988  College: North Carolina State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #19 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Nuggets in July 2013.

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Hickson, who missed Wednesday's win over the Warriors after undergoing a root canal, didn't play in Friday's contest against the Heat due to a coach's decision.

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JJ Hickson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 62 11.4 4.0 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 51.5 67.2 0.7 0.8 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.7 1.1
2009-10 20 81 20.9 8.5 4.9 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.0 55.4 68.1 1.1 1.4 3.6 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.4 1.4 2.0
2010-11 21 CLE 80 28.2 13.8 8.7 1.1 0.6 0.7 0.0 45.8 67.3 2.2 2.7 6.0 0.1 0.0 5.4 11.7 3.1 4.6
2011-12 22 POR 19 31.6 15.1 8.3 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.0 54.3 64.5 1.6 3.5 4.8 0.1 0.0 6.3 11.5 2.6 4.0
2011-12 22 SAC 35 18.4 4.7 5.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 37.0 63.8 1.1 1.9 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.9 1.1 1.7
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 23.0 8.4 6.2 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.0 46.7 64.2 1.3 2.5 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.3 1.6 2.5
2012-13 23 POR 80 29.0 12.7 10.4 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 56.2 67.9 1.8 3.3 7.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 9.3 2.3 3.4
2013-14 24 DEN 69 26.9 11.8 9.2 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.0 50.8 51.7 1.9 3.0 6.2 0.1 0.0 4.8 9.5 2.2 4.2
2014-15 25 DEN 73 19.3 7.6 6.2 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.0 47.5 57.7 1.3 2.1 4.1 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.3 1.6 2.8
2015-16 26 DEN 20 15.3 6.9 4.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.0 50.5 45.8 0.8 1.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 2.8 5.5 1.4 3.0
Rest Of Season Projections 27 DEN 18 1.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for JJ Hickson
Preseason Projections 27 DEN 75 18.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for JJ Hickson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

JJ Hickson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
  Most Popular Fantasy Basketball Stats Additional Stats
Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 3 4.3 1.0 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 50.0 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.7 0.3 0.7
Last 5 Games 5 9.8 4.0 4.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 36.8 35.3 1.0 1.2 2.8 0.0 0.0 1.4 3.8 1.2 3.4
Last 10 Games 10 12.5 5.7 3.7 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0 45.7 48.4 0.7 1.0 2.7 0.0 0.0 2.1 4.6 1.5 3.1
Last 20 Games 20 15.4 6.9 4.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.0 50.5 45.8 0.8 1.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 2.8 5.5 1.4 3.0

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   JJ Hickson
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
2016-2Feb 5 CHI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-2Feb 3 @UTA Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 1 TOR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 30 @IND Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 28 @WAS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 27 @BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-1Jan 25 ATL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 23 DET Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 21 MEM Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 19 OKC Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 17 IND Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 15 MIA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 13 GSW Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 10 CHA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 8 @MEM 11 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 2 0 0 2 3 2
2016-1Jan 6 @MIN Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 3 POR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 2 @GSW Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 30 @POR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 29 CLE Did Not Play
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2015-12Dec 27 @OKC Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 26 @SAS Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 23 @PHO Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 22 LAL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 20 NOP Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 18 @UTA Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 15 @MIN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 14 HOU Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 11 MIN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 8 ORL 29 10 11 0 0 1 4 4 10 2 6 0 0 3 8 2
2015-12Dec 5 @PHI 7 7 4 2 1 0 0 2 4 3 9 0 0 1 3 1
2015-12Dec 3 @TOR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 2 @CHI 16 5 6 1 3 0 1 2 5 1 2 0 0 2 4 4
2015-11Nov 30 @MIL Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 28 @DAL Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 27 SAS 17 9 1 0 0 2 0 3 6 3 4 0 0 1 0 2
2015-11Nov 24 LAC 19 11 5 0 1 0 1 4 7 3 4 0 0 1 4 1
2015-11Nov 22 GSW 10 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 1
2015-11Nov 20 PHO 14 10 2 3 1 1 0 4 6 2 2 0 0 0 2 1
2015-11Nov 18 @SAS 16 6 7 1 1 0 0 2 10 2 2 0 0 3 4 2
2015-11Nov 17 @NOP 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2015-11Nov 14 @PHO 18 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
2015-11Nov 13 HOU 23 10 6 2 1 0 1 5 9 0 2 0 0 2 4 4
2015-11Nov 11 MIL 29 12 2 1 1 1 1 5 8 2 2 0 0 0 2 2
2015-11Nov 9 POR 30 19 13 1 0 3 0 7 11 5 11 0 0 2 11 4
2015-11Nov 6 @GSW 7 5 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 2
2015-11Nov 5 UTA 25 8 7 1 0 1 4 4 9 0 4 0 0 2 5 2
2015-11Nov 3 @LAL 25 17 7 2 0 2 0 8 9 1 3 0 0 1 6 4
2015-11Nov 1 @OKC 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
2015-10Oct 30 MIN Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 28 @HOU Did Not Play
JJ Hickson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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JJ Hickson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#4 Center
Also Listed As:  #4 Power Forward

1.  Nikola Jokic

2.  Jusuf Nurkic

3.  Joffrey Lauvergne

4.  JJ Hickson

5.  Kenneth Faried

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True Shooting Percentage

50.8%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, JJ Hickson has a true shooting percentage of 50.8%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2015-16

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JJ Hickson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 62 36.0 12.5 8.4 0.5 0.7 1.5 0.0 51.5 67.2 2.3 2.7 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.1 9.9 2.3 3.4
2009-10 20 81 36.0 14.7 8.5 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.0 55.4 68.1 2.0 2.3 6.2 0.0 0.0 6.1 11.1 2.4 3.5
2010-11 21 CLE 80 36.0 17.6 11.1 1.5 0.8 0.9 0.0 45.8 67.3 2.8 3.5 7.6 0.1 0.0 6.8 14.9 3.9 5.9
2011-12 22 POR 19 36.0 17.2 9.5 1.4 0.7 1.1 0.0 54.3 64.5 1.9 4.0 5.5 0.1 0.0 7.1 13.1 2.9 4.6
2011-12 22 SAC 35 36.0 9.2 9.9 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.0 37.0 63.8 2.2 3.7 6.1 0.1 0.0 3.6 9.7 2.1 3.2
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 36.0 13.1 9.7 1.3 0.9 1.0 0.0 46.7 64.2 2.0 3.8 5.8 0.1 0.0 5.3 11.3 2.5 3.9
2012-13 23 POR 80 36.0 15.8 12.8 1.4 0.7 0.8 0.0 56.2 67.9 2.2 4.1 8.7 0.0 0.0 6.5 11.5 2.8 4.2
2013-14 24 DEN 69 36.0 15.8 12.2 1.9 0.9 1.0 0.0 50.8 51.7 2.5 4.0 8.2 0.2 0.0 6.4 12.7 2.9 5.6
2014-15 25 DEN 73 36.0 14.1 11.5 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.0 47.5 57.7 2.4 3.8 7.7 0.1 0.0 5.6 11.7 3.0 5.1
2015-16 26 DEN 20 36.0 16.2 10.3 1.9 1.2 1.4 0.0 50.5 45.8 1.9 2.6 7.7 0.0 0.0 6.5 12.9 3.2 7.0
Rest Of Season Projections 27 DEN 18 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for JJ Hickson
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

JJ Hickson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 62 705 245 165 9 14 30 0 51.5 67.2 45 52 113 0 0.0 100 194 45 67
2009-10 20 81 1692 689 400 40 36 39 0 55.4 68.1 92 110 290 1 0.0 289 522 111 163
2010-11 21 CLE 80 2256 1105 695 91 48 54 0 45.8 67.3 173 217 478 5 0.0 429 936 247 367
2011-12 22 POR 19 600 287 158 23 12 18 0 54.3 64.5 31 66 92 1 0.0 119 219 49 76
2011-12 22 SAC 35 644 165 177 22 18 17 0 37.0 63.8 39 67 110 1 0.0 64 173 37 58
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 1244 452 335 45 30 35 0 46.7 64.2 70 133 202 2 0.0 183 392 86 134
2012-13 23 POR 80 2323 1018 828 88 48 51 0 56.2 67.9 145 266 562 2 0.0 418 744 182 268
2013-14 24 DEN 69 1859 814 632 96 47 51 0 50.8 51.7 128 206 426 8 0.0 332 654 150 290
2014-15 25 DEN 73 1411 552 452 57 36 35 0 47.5 57.7 96 150 302 2 0.0 218 459 116 201
2015-16 26 DEN 20 305 137 87 16 10 12 0 50.5 45.8 16 22 65 0 0.0 55 109 27 59
Rest Of Season Projections 27 DEN 18 19 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for JJ Hickson
Preseason Projections 27 DEN 75 1358 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for JJ Hickson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

JJ Hickson NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 19 62 11.4 54.8 51.5 3.2 16.2 0.2 4.9
2009-10 20 81 20.9 58.0 55.4 5.5 12.7 0.4 10.2
2010-11 21 CLE 80 28.2 50.3 45.8 6.7 12.7 0.5 14.9
2011-12 22 POR 19 31.6 56.8 54.3 7.5 10.1 0.7 17.9
2011-12 22 SAC 35 18.4 41.6 37.0 8.5 15.0 0.6 6.6
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 23.0 50.1 46.7 8.0 12.4 0.6 10.6
2012-13 23 POR 80 29.0 59.1 56.2 8.0 13.2 0.6 18.5
2013-14 24 DEN 69 26.9 52.1 50.8 9.5 12.7 0.8 15.2
2014-15 25 DEN 73 19.3 50.4 47.5 8.1 13.7 0.6 9.7
2015-16 26 DEN 20 15.3 50.8 50.5 9.6 9.6 1.0 8.0
Rest Of Season Projections 27 DEN 18 1.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for JJ Hickson
Preseason Projections 27 DEN 75 18.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for JJ Hickson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

JJ Hickson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hickson won't play Wednesday against the Warriors while he recovers from a root canal, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson (coach's decision) didn't play in Saturday's 101-86 loss to the Spurs.

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Hickson started at center in Tuesday's loss to the Magic and posted 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-6 FT), 11 rebounds, and a block in 29 minutes.

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Hickson will start at center during Tuesday's game against the Magic, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson started the second half at center Wednesday against the Bulls, finishing the contest with five points (2-5 FG, 1-2 FT), six rebounds, three steals, and one assist in his 16 minutes.

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Hickson will come off the bench Friday versus Suns.

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Hickson scored six points (2-10 FG, 2-2 FT) and grabbed seven rebounds over 16 minutes in Wednesday's loss to San Antonio.

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Hickson will likely remain in the starting lineup at center for at least two more games, as Joffrey Lauvergne (back) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Bucks and Friday's game against the Rockets, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson posted 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-11 FT), 13 rebounds, one assist, and three blocks in 30 minutes of action Monday against the Blazers.

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Hickson will enter the starting lineup for Monday's tilt against Portland, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson started for the injured Joffrey Lauvergne (back) Tuesday against the Lakers and posted 17 points (8-9 FG, 1-3 FT), seven rebounds, two assists, and two blocks in 25 minutes of action.

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Hickson will start at center Tuesday.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Hickson (knee) hopes to be ready for training camp, and if that's not the case, he believes he'll be ready before the season begins. When asked about a rumored January return date, Hickson said, "That's false. I'm looking to be ready for training camp. If not, definitely before the season starts." He went down with an ACL tear in his right knee during the Nuggets' March 21 game against the Mavericks last season. Before the injury, he was averaging 11.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 27 minutes per game. In May, it was reported that Hickson was targeting a January return. Timetables for a return from ACL surgery vary, so it's hard to pick a concrete date for Hickson's return. Even when he does return, Hickson may not have a regular role in the rotation considering the impending healthy return of JaVale McGee (knee) and the development of Kenneth Faried and Timofey Mozgov last season.

2013-14

Hickson signed with the Nuggets this offseason for three years and $15 million. He had a solid season in Portland, averaging 12.7 points and 10.3 rebounds, but in Denver, he will find himself competing for minutes at power forward with Kenneth Faried and for time at center behind JaVale McGee. Both are projected starters, which leaves Hickson in the more likely role of contributing as a backup for both positions. If he can continue to be versatile and play both the four and five spot, he should be able to find enough minutes to contribute in a meaningful way.

2012-13

As a power forward, Hickson will have trouble getting the minutes required to make a significant fantasy impact. Portland already as LaMarcus Aldridge in place at the four, and he’ll get anywhere from 35 to 38 minutes a night. Hickson will need to emerge as Portland’s starting center to carve out a significant role. At this point, the only natural center on the roster is 11th-overall draft pick Myers Leonard. He’s considered a project and may not open the season in the starting lineup. After Hickson was waived by Sacramento last season, the Blazers scooped him up and liked what they saw in his 19-game audition. Hickson averaged 15.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while shooting 54.3 percent from the field during the team’s late-season push to play its young players. Hickson is a bit undersized as a center, but he played the position for stretches of time while with the Cavaliers earlier in his career. The Blazers feel a lineup with Hickson alongside Aldridge can work. He’s definitely better than he showed in Sacramento last season, when he got caught up with a franchise in turmoil and a coaching shuffle. He’s a real sleeper heading into this season.

2011-12

Hickson put together a strong second half last season in Cleveland, averaging a double-double and becoming a valuable fantasy asset down the stretch. With the Kings, he will come off the bench in relief of Chuck Hayes and DeMarcus Cousins. The Kings have a lot more scoring options than the Cavaliers did last season, which will cut into Hickson’s offensive looks. His offensive talent gives him a decent amount of upside; but make sure not to pay for last season’s numbers when drafting Hickson this year.

2010-11

Hickson is one of very few reasons for Cavs fans to be optimistic about the future. The third-year big man out of N.C. State looked good in limited exposure last season, and absolutely dominated the competition at the Vegas summer league this year. An athletic 6-9, 240, Hickson even has the ability to slide over and guard some centers – a skill that will be very much in need this season, with Cleveland losing both Shaquille O'Neal and Zydrunas Ilgauskas to free agency and no obvious replacement in sight. Look for Hickson to establish himself as a big part of the Cavs' future plans this season.

2009-10

He's a former first-round pick that the Cavaliers are still high on. The problem now is finding him more minutes. With the Cavaliers in championship mode that may be tough, especially after the acquisitions of Shaquille O'Neal and Jamario Moon. Hickson will be a part of the rotation, but it may just be spot duty as in making sure the front court keeps out of foul trouble. If someone does go down, Hickson will have a nice opportunity, especially in the rebounding area.

2008-09

The 19th overall draft pick by the Cavaliers played solidly in the summer league. Hickson is young and athletic at 6-9, the key word being “young”. At only 19 he can't be counted on for much early in the season. After averaging 15-points and eight rebounds at N.C. State, he played himself into the first round. However, with his size and youthfulness he will at least be vying for a rotation spot.

2007-08

The 19th overall draft pick by the Cavaliers played solidly in the summer league. Hickson is young and athletic at 6-9, the key word being “young”. At only 19 he can't be counted on for much early in the season. After averaging 15-points and eight rebounds at N.C. State, he played himself into the first round. However, with his size and youthfulness he will at least be vying for a rotation spot.