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Jodie Meeks
PPG RPG APG
15.7 2.5 1.8
Team: DetroitHeight: 6-4 Born: 8/21/1987
Position: SGWeight: 210 Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
College: KentuckyDraft: 2nd Round 11th pick by Bucks (2009)


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July 14 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET19:12 GMT3:12 12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST23:12 UAE21:1215:12 ET2:12 PM CT18:12 - The Detroit Pistons formally introduced Meeks on Monday after signing the free agent to a $19.5 million, three-year deal.
Analysis: The Pistons hope Meeks will help bolster their perimeter shooting after he averaged a career-high 15.7 points last season for the Los Angeles Lakers, taking advantage of the opportunity that came about because of Kobe Bryant's injury problems. Meeks has averaged 9.7 points over his five-year career.
July 1 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST5:08 UAE (+1)03:0821:08 ET8:08 PM CT0:08 - A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $19.5 million, two-year deal with Meeks.
Analysis: The person spoke Tuesday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because free agents can't sign contracts until the league's moratorium ends July 10.
Apr. 5 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST8:07 UAE06:070:07 ET11:07 PM CT3:07 - Meeks had 25 points for the Lakers on Friday.
Analysis: He's scored 21 or more points three times in four games.
Mar. 14 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:271:27 ET11:27 PM CT4:27 - Meeks followed up his career-high 42-point performance with a more tepid 19 points in Thursday's loss to Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Though it wasn't as explosive as his spectacular performance four days earlier against the Thunder, Meeks was 3 of 4 from 3-point range and is shooting 48.7 percent from deep over his last eight games.
Mar. 1 9:37 PM PT10:37 PM MT11:37 PM CT12:37 AM ET5:37 GMT13:37 10:37 PM MST12:37 AM EST9:37 UAE06:370:37 ET11:37 PM CT4:37 - Meeks enjoyed perfection as the Lakers beat the Kings 126-122 Friday night.
Analysis: Meeks scored 22 points and made all eight shots. His point total matched the second-best total by any player who shot perfectly this season and it's an effort that has followers of NBA analytics drooling thanks to his efficiency.
Feb. 5 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST2:51 UAE (+1)23:5117:51 ET4:51 PM CT20:51 - Meeks returned with 19 points Wednesday for L.A.
Analysis: Meeks was dealing with a sprained right ankle.
Jan. 9 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Meeks scored 21 points Wednesday in a loss to Houston.
Analysis: He's averaging 22.7 in the last three games, but the Lakers have lost them all.
Jan. 8 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET6:56 GMT14:56 11:56 PM MST1:56 AM EST10:56 UAE07:561:56 ET12:56 AM CT4:56 - Jodie Meeks who led the Lakers with 24 points in a 110-97 loss to Dallas on Tuesday.
Analysis: The 24 points was the most in a game for Meeks since he scored 25 in a loss to the Grizzlies on Nov. 15.
Dec. 7 10:34 PM PT11:34 PM MT12:34 AM CT1:34 AM ET6:34 GMT14:34 11:34 PM MST1:34 AM EST10:34 UAE07:341:34 ET12:34 AM CT4:34 - Meeks made two huge 3-pointers in the final minutes to finish with 19 points, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers past the Sacramento Kings 106-100 Friday night in what was expected to their last game before Kobe Bryant returns.
Analysis: Meeks made five 3-pointers while scoring in double figures for the sixth consecutive game. He had 20 points in a loss to Portland on Sunday.

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