Lauri Markkanen SF  #24

Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Born: May 22, 1997 (24 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Vantaa, Finland

Nationality: Finland

Height: 7-0 (213cm)     Weight: 238 (108kg)

@laurimarkkanen laurimark @MarkkanenLauri

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Free Agent: UFA-2025

Agent: Michael (Boris) Lelchitski

Draft Entry: 2017 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2017 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 7, Minnesota Timberwolves

Draft Rights Trade: MIN to CHI, Jun 22, 2017

Pre-Draft Team: Arizona (Fr)

High School: Helsinki Basketball Academy [Helsinki, Uusimaa (Finland)]

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NBA

4 Years Of Service

Lauri Markkanen 2021-2022 Game Log

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI 68 68 29.7 15.19 5.50 12.68 .434 2.13 5.90 .362 2.06 2.44 .843 1.16 6.31 7.47 1.16 0.57 0.59 1.22 1.51
2018-19 CHI 52 51 32.3 18.73 6.58 15.29 .430 2.31 6.38 .361 3.27 3.75 .872 1.42 7.62 9.04 1.44 0.71 0.63 1.63 2.35
2019-20 CHI 50 50 29.8 14.74 5.02 11.82 .425 2.18 6.34 .344 2.52 3.06 .824 1.20 5.06 6.26 1.48 0.84 0.46 1.62 1.92
2020-21 CHI 51 26 25.8 13.63 4.90 10.22 .480 2.33 5.80 .402 1.49 1.80 .826 0.69 4.57 5.25 0.88 0.51 0.29 1.02 1.47
2021-22 CLE 61 61 30.8 14.75 5.13 11.52 .445 2.23 6.23 .358 2.26 2.61 .868 0.97 4.69 5.66 1.33 0.74 0.49 0.89 2.13
CAREER   282 256 29.7 15.39 5.43 12.31 .441 2.23 6.12 .364 2.30 2.71 .850 1.09 5.66 6.75 1.26 0.67 0.50 1.26 1.87

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI 68 68 2,020.1 1,033 374 862 .434 145 401 .362 140 166 .843 79 429 508 79 39 40 83 103
2018-19 CHI 52 51 1,682.2 974 342 795 .430 120 332 .361 170 195 .872 74 396 470 75 37 33 85 122
2019-20 CHI 50 50 1,491.5 737 251 591 .425 109 317 .344 126 153 .824 60 253 313 74 42 23 81 96
2020-21 CHI 51 26 1,317.4 695 250 521 .480 119 296 .402 76 92 .826 35 233 268 45 26 15 52 75
2021-22 CLE 61 61 1,877.6 900 313 703 .445 136 380 .358 138 159 .868 59 286 345 81 45 30 54 130
CAREER   282 256 8,388.8 4,339 1,530 3,472 .441 629 1,726 .364 650 765 .850 307 1,597 1,904 354 189 141 355 526

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2017-18 CHI 68 68 14 0 0 0 0 0 .172 0.95 0.47 0.19 23 45 .338 1.74 1.65 3.39
2018-19 CHI 52 51 20 0 0 0 0 1 .199 0.88 0.44 0.25 16 36 .308 1.51 1.32 2.83
2019-20 CHI 50 50 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 0.91 0.52 0.26 18 32 .360 0.97 1.91 2.88
2020-21 CHI 51 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 .140 0.87 0.50 0.18 20 31 .392 1.63 1.33 2.96
2021-22 CLE 61 61 3 0 0 0 0 0 .160 1.50 0.83 0.23 32 29 .525 2.69 2.02 4.71
CAREER   282 256 42 0 0 0 0 1 .167 1.00 0.53 0.22 109 173 .387 8.47 8.42 16.89

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2017-18 CHI 68 68 .552 .518 4.09 23.57 13.54 6.36 8.15 0.94 1.75 21.96 163.88 -1.49 1.20 106.7 110.2 15.57
2018-19 CHI 52 51 .553 .506 4.83 26.24 15.45 7.11 8.80 1.07 1.71 25.14 166.34 -2.11 1.23 108.0 112.5 17.26
2019-20 CHI 50 50 .560 .517 4.18 19.31 11.40 7.76 10.96 1.35 1.47 21.13 159.21 -2.13 1.25 107.3 108.5 14.23
2020-21 CHI 51 26 .619 .594 2.93 19.62 11.26 5.11 8.48 0.96 1.00 20.22 170.80 -1.68 1.33 115.1 112.6 15.01
2021-22 CLE 61 61 .582 .542 3.55 16.38 10.12 6.42 6.53 1.19 1.42 19.37 167.11 - 1.28 116.9 111.6 14.45
CAREER   282 256 .570 .531 3.96 21.09 12.42 6.56 8.53 1.10 1.50 21.59 165.48 -1.43 1.25 110.4 111.0 15.33

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NBA Transactions

Jun 22, 2017 - The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Lauri Markkanen in Round 1 with Pick 7 in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Jun 22, 2017 - The draft rights to Lauri Markkanen was acquired by the Chicago Bulls, along with Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine and a TPE, from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Jimmy Butler, the draft rights to Justin Patton and a TPE.
Jul 5, 2017 - Lauri Markkanen signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls.
Feb 6, 2018 - The Chicago Bulls assigned Lauri Markkanen to the Windy City Bulls of the G League.
Feb 6, 2018 - The Chicago Bulls recalled Lauri Markkanen from the Windy City Bulls of the G League.
Oct 30, 2018 - The Chicago Bulls exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Lauri Markkanen.
Oct 21, 2019 - The Chicago Bulls exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Lauri Markkanen.
Mar 2, 2020 - The Chicago Bulls assigned Lauri Markkanen to the Windy City Bulls of the G League.
Mar 2, 2020 - The Chicago Bulls recalled Lauri Markkanen from the Windy City Bulls of the G League.
Jul 30, 2021 - The Chicago Bulls tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Lauri Markkanen a Restricted FA.
Aug 3, 2021 - Lauri Markkanen, previously with the Chicago Bulls, became a free agent.
Aug 28, 2021 - Lauri Markkanen was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Larry Nance, Jr. and a conditional 2023 2nd round pick (DEN own).
Aug 28, 2021 - Lauri Markkanen signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls as part of an eventual sign and trade to Cleveland Cavaliers.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-Rookie First Team - 2018

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Rising Stars Challenge Participant - 2018, 2019
Skills Challenge Participant - 2018

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Rising Stars Challenge Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2018 World 1 0 22.1 15 7 11 .636 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 0 6 6 1 0 0 0 0
2019 World 1 1 22.4 21 9 17 .529 3 7 .429 0 0 .000 0 6 6 2 0 0 2 1
TOTAL   2 1 44.5 36 16 28 .571 4 11 .364 0 0 .000 0 12 12 3 0 0 2 1
AVERAGES   2 1 22.3 18.00 8.00 14.00 .571 2.00 5.50 .364 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 6.00 6.00 1.50 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.50

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NBA Summer League Stats - Per Game

Season Team Location GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI Las Vegas 3 3 32.8 14.00 4.00 13.67 .293 2.00 8.33 .240 4.00 4.33 .923 3.00 6.00 9.00 1.00 1.00 1.67 0.67 1.67

NBA Summer League Stats - Totals

Season Team Location GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI Las Vegas 3 3 98.3 42 12 41 .293 6 25 .240 12 13 .923 9 18 27 3 3 5 2 5

NBA Summer League Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team Location GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2017-18 CHI Las Vegas 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 1.50 1.50 0.32 1 2 .333 0.16 0.19 0.34

NBA Summer League Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team Location GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2017-18 CHI Las Vegas 3 3 .449 .366 8.68 19.51 13.78 6.30 4.11 1.50 4.08 20.84 145.58 - 1.02 102.3 95.0 18.36

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NBA Preseason Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI 3 1 24.8 11.67 4.00 10.00 .400 2.33 6.00 .389 1.33 1.67 .800 1.33 3.67 5.00 1.33 0.33 0.33 1.00 2.33
2019-20 CHI 4 4 22.7 11.25 4.00 10.50 .381 2.00 6.00 .333 1.25 1.75 .714 1.25 7.00 8.25 2.00 0.50 0.00 1.25 2.00
2020-21 CHI 4 4 26.5 12.25 4.75 12.50 .380 2.25 7.25 .310 0.50 1.50 .333 1.75 4.75 6.50 1.25 0.75 0.75 2.25 1.00
2021-22 CLE 5 2 18.1 11.00 4.40 8.00 .550 1.40 3.00 .467 0.80 1.00 .800 0.80 3.20 4.00 1.60 0.80 0.60 0.60 0.40
CAREER   16 11 22.6 11.50 4.31 10.12 .426 1.94 5.38 .360 0.94 1.44 .652 1.25 4.62 5.88 1.56 0.62 0.44 1.25 1.31

NBA Preseason Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2017-18 CHI 3 1 74.5 35 12 30 .400 7 18 .389 4 5 .800 4 11 15 4 1 1 3 7
2019-20 CHI 4 4 90.9 45 16 42 .381 8 24 .333 5 7 .714 5 28 33 8 2 0 5 8
2020-21 CHI 4 4 106 49 19 50 .380 9 29 .310 2 6 .333 7 19 26 5 3 3 9 4
2021-22 CLE 5 2 90.5 55 22 40 .550 7 15 .467 4 5 .800 4 16 20 8 4 3 3 2
CAREER   16 11 361.8 184 69 162 .426 31 86 .360 15 23 .652 20 74 94 25 10 7 20 21

NBA Preseason Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2017-18 CHI 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 1.33 0.33 0.17 1 2 .333 0.10 0.03 0.13
2019-20 CHI 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .146 1.60 0.40 0.17 2 2 .500 0.09 0.10 0.19
2020-21 CHI 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 0.56 0.33 0.12 3 1 .750 -0.21 0.25 0.04
2021-22 CLE 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .163 2.67 1.33 0.12 2 3 .400 0.31 0.11 0.43
CAREER   16 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 .151 1.25 0.50 0.14 8 8 .500 0.39 0.38 0.78

NBA Preseason Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2017-18 CHI 3 1 .543 .517 5.60 16.59 10.89 9.09 8.52 0.61 1.22 19.94 158.89 -0.42 1.17 106.2 107.2 13.92
2019-20 CHI 4 4 .499 .476 5.00 33.38 17.94 12.96 9.98 0.99 - 21.54 142.86 0.35 1.07 102.7 101.8 15.47
2020-21 CHI 4 4 .465 .470 6.28 15.71 11.19 6.99 14.60 1.29 2.73 23.11 102.37 -5.01 0.98 87.6 100.8 9.11
2021-22 CLE 5 2 .652 .638 4.72 18.31 11.62 17.02 6.64 2.09 2.78 21.17 181.67 2.59 1.38 124.4 102.3 24.89
CAREER   16 11 .535 .522 5.45 20.71 12.98 11.18 10.41 1.27 1.76 21.61 143.86 -0.88 1.14 103.5 102.6 15.63

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NBA Training Camp Experience

2017 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2018 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2019 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2020 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2021 NBA Training Camp - Cleveland Cavaliers

NCAA

College: Arizona (2017)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2016-17 Arizona Fr 37 37 30.8 15.57 5.00 10.16 .492 1.86 4.41 .423 3.70 4.43 .835 2.38 4.81 7.19 0.86 0.41 0.51 1.08 1.97
CAREER NCAA DI   37 37 30.8 15.57 5.00 10.16 .492 1.86 4.41 .423 3.70 4.43 .835 2.38 4.81 7.19 0.86 0.41 0.51 1.08 1.97

NCAA Season Stats - Totals

Season School Class GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
2016-17 Arizona Fr 37 37 1,140 576 185 376 .492 69 163 .423 137 164 .835 88 178 266 32 15 19 40 73
CAREER NCAA DI   37 37 1,140 576 185 376 .492 69 163 .423 137 164 .835 88 178 266 32 15 19 40 73

NCAA Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season School Class GP Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2016-17 Arizona Fr 37 6 0 0 0 0 0 .222 0.80 0.38 0.44 32 5 .865 4.95 1.89 6.84
CAREER NCAA DI   37 6 0 0 0 0 0 .222 0.80 0.38 0.44 32 5 .865 4.95 1.89 6.84

NCAA Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season School Class GP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2016-17 Arizona Fr 37 .635 .584 10.01 17.47 14.02 5.64 8.10 0.78 1.83 22.46 175.07 -1.70 1.53 134.1 99.1 23.52
CAREER NCAA DI   37 .635 .584 10.01 17.47 14.02 5.64 8.10 0.78 1.83 22.46 175.07 -1.70 1.53 134.1 99.1 23.52

NCAA Awards & Honors

NABC All-American Third Team - 2017
NABC All-District (20) First Team - 2017
AP All-American Third Team - 2017
USBWA Player of the Week - 1/22/2017
Sporting News All-American Third Team - 2017
All-Pac-12 First Team - 2017
Pac-12 All-Tournament Team - 2017
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team - 2017
Pac-12 Player of the Week - 1/23/2017, 2/20/2017

G League

G League Transactions

Feb 6, 2018 - The Chicago Bulls assigned Lauri Markkanen to the Windy City Bulls.
Feb 6, 2018 - The Chicago Bulls recalled Lauri Markkanen from the Windy City Bulls.
Mar 2, 2020 - The Chicago Bulls assigned Lauri Markkanen to the Windy City Bulls.
Mar 2, 2020 - The Chicago Bulls recalled Lauri Markkanen from the Windy City Bulls.

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National Basketball

Nationality: Finland

FIBA Senior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF Place
2017 European World Cup Qualifier 2 32:22 20.5 8.0 13.5 .593 1.0 2.5 .400 3.5 6.5 .538 7.0 2.5 1.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 15th
2017 EuroBasket 6 26:59 19.5 6.7 12.5 .533 1.8 3.8 .478 4.3 4.8 .897 5.7 0.7 0.3 0.7 1.7 1.7 11th
2015 EuroBasket - -:- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16th
AVERAGES   8 28:20 19.8 7.0 12.8 .549 1.6 3.5 .464 4.1 5.2 .786 6.0 1.1 0.5 0.8 1.8 2.0 -
TOTAL   8 226:43 158 56 102 .549 13 28 .464 33 42 .786 48 9 4 6 14 16 -

FIBA Junior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF Place
2016 U20 Euro Championship A 7 26:30 24.9 8.3 16.4 .504 1.9 4.9 .382 6.4 7.7 .833 8.7 1.0 2.3 1.3 2.0 2.6 15th
2015 U18 Euro Championship A 9 28:40 18.2 6.1 11.3 .539 1.3 3.2 .414 4.7 5.9 .792 6.3 0.9 1.9 0.9 2.1 2.7 13th
2014 U18 Euro Championship B 8 20:07 9.5 3.4 6.9 .491 1.4 3.8 .367 1.4 1.8 .786 4.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 1.2 0.9 Bronze
2013 U16 Euro Championship B 9 23:46 15.6 5.1 11.3 .451 2.2 5.0 .444 3.1 3.9 .800 5.9 0.8 1.9 0.3 1.3 1.8 Bronze
AVERAGES   33 24:48 16.8 5.6 11.3 .497 1.7 4.2 .406 3.8 4.7 .808 6.3 0.8 1.7 0.7 1.7 2.0 -
TOTAL   33 818:31 554 186 374 .497 56 138 .406 126 156 .808 209 28 55 23 55 65 -

National Awards & Honors

All-Tournament Team - 2016 U20 Euro Championship A
All-Tournament Team - 2013 U16 Euro Championship B

Recent News

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