Shake Milton

Born Sep 26, 1996
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Shake

Shake Milton is an American professional NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers. During his high school years, he is being coached by Coach Mark Vancuren of Owasso High School. His high school basketball stint made him earn the Gatorade Player of the Year. He recorded a magnificent record of 29.7 points with 4.4 assists. During his senior year, he was hailed as the Tulsa World Player of the Year and belonged to the Oklahoma Super 5 Player of the Year.

During the recruitment, he committed to play for Southern Methodist University over giant teams of the University of Oklahoma and Indiana University.

Milton performed greatly during his freshman year, as he earned the AAC All-Rookie Team distinction after recording an average of 10.5 points with 2.7 assists per game. He was easily noticed, so he became a member of the US Select Team for the Goodwill Tour in Croatia. In the following season where he attended all 35 games, he averaged 13.0 points with 4.5 assists per outing. He also appears in the Mustangs campaign, where he averaged 18.0 points with 4.4 assists per game. Even though he broke his right hand during the campaign, still he was recognized by the All-AAC Second Team.

Milton decided to join the 2018 NBA Draft, where he was selected as the 54th overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks. However, he was later traded to the 76ers in exchange for Ray Spalding and Kostas Antetokounmpo.

In July 2018, he signed a two-way contract with the 76ers and their NBA G Affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats. Milton made his official debut in November 2018 against the Washington Wizards, where he averaged 5 points and 2 assists. Appearing in 20 games for the 76ers, he recorded an average of 4.4 points with 0.9 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game. His career-high 13 points happened when the Sixers played against the Orlando Magic in March 2019.

Before the 2019-20 season starts, Milton agreed to sign a 4-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, however, he got injured. When he returned to the team in January 2020 against the Los Angeles Lakers, he only recorded 7 points with a career-high 9 rebounds.

Achievements:

2013-14 and 2014-15 Gatorade Player of the Year2016 AAC All-Rookie Team2017 and 2018 Second-Team All-AAC

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