Micheal Essex 
#53 C | 7-0, 292lbs | Thunder | Experience: 8 years
Born: 5/21/2007 (30) | College: DePaul | Hoffman Estates, IL

 Attributes
  INS JPS FT 3PS HND PAS ORB DRB PSD PRD STL BLK QKN STR JMP STA  
 Current: 82 25 56 42 24 33 83 62 64 44 31 56 13 95 0 66  
 Potential: A D C C D C A B B C C C          
 Health: Good
 Status: Active Roster

 Contract
  2037  2038  2039  2040  2041  2042  2043  2044 
 Value: $12,000,000  $12,600,000  $0  $0  $0  $0  $0  $0 
 Option: None  Team  None  None  None  None  None  None 
 Bird Years: 0                

Season Averages

 Season LGE TEAM G GS MIN PTS ORB DRB AST TO A/T STL BLK PF FG% FT% 3P%  
 2037 PBSL OKC 23 0 13.0 6.0 1.3 2.8 0.7 0.6 1.21 0.3 0.4 0.8 .479 .750 .385  
 2036 PBSL DET 81 0 12.6 5.2 0.9 2.1 0.8 0.5 1.48 0.3 0.6 0.9 .451 .700 .292  
 2035 PBSL HOU 78 78 32.6 11.9 2.9 5.2 2.2 1.7 1.24 0.5 1.0 2.6 .490 .630 .338  
 2034 PBSL HOU 82 49 27.8 10.2 2.5 3.8 1.8 1.6 1.15 0.5 1.0 2.4 .493 .696 .352  
 2033 PBSL HOU 59 0 18.5 6.0 1.5 2.8 1.3 1.1 1.21 0.4 0.8 1.3 .458 .667 .346  
 2032 PBSL SAC 82 0 16.7 6.0 1.3 2.8 1.0 1.1 0.91 0.3 0.5 1.5 .451 .672 .246  
 2031 PBSL LAC 82 3 20.1 7.6 1.5 2.7 1.5 1.2 1.21 0.4 0.8 1.6 .527 .750 .239  
 2030 PBSL BKN 82 0 16.1 6.3 1.2 2.1 0.9 0.8 1.15 0.3 0.5 1.2 .532 .661 .295  
 2029 PBSL CLE 38 0 6.5 2.2 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.89 0.1 0.3 0.6 .522 .571 .333  
 Career     607 130 19.5 7.2 1.6 2.9 1.3 1.1 1.17 0.4 0.7 1.5 .489 .682 .309  

Shooting Averages

 Season LGE TEAM FGM FGA FG% FTM FTA FT% INM INA IN% JSM JSA JS% 3PM 3PA 3P%  
 2037 PBSL OKC 2.5 5.2 .479 0.8 1.0 .750 1.9 3.3 .558 0.4 1.3 .310 0.2 0.6 .385  
 2036 PBSL DET 2.1 4.7 .451 0.7 1.0 .700 1.5 2.6 .578 0.4 1.2 .296 0.3 0.9 .292  
 2035 PBSL HOU 4.9 10.1 .490 1.5 2.3 .630 3.5 5.9 .587 0.9 2.4 .364 0.6 1.8 .338  
 2034 PBSL HOU 4.1 8.4 .493 1.6 2.2 .696 3.2 5.2 .614 0.5 2.1 .263 0.4 1.1 .352  
 2033 PBSL HOU 2.4 5.2 .458 1.0 1.5 .667 1.8 2.9 .598 0.3 1.4 .225 0.3 0.9 .346  
 2032 PBSL SAC 2.4 5.3 .451 1.0 1.4 .672 1.9 3.2 .576 0.3 1.3 .269 0.2 0.8 .246  
 2031 PBSL LAC 3.0 5.7 .527 1.3 1.8 .750 2.4 3.7 .651 0.4 1.2 .354 0.2 0.9 .239  
 2030 PBSL BKN 2.6 4.9 .532 0.9 1.3 .661 2.1 3.3 .638 0.4 1.1 .326 0.2 0.5 .295  
 2029 PBSL CLE 0.9 1.8 .522 0.2 0.4 .571 0.7 1.2 .591 0.1 0.3 .455 0.1 0.3 .333  
 Career     2.9 6.0 .489 1.1 1.5 .682 2.2 3.7 .605 0.4 1.4 .306 0.3 0.9 .309  

Season Totals

 Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS OREB REB AST STL TO STL BLK PF +/- 
 2037 23 0 299 57 119 18 24 5 13 137 29 93 17 8 14 8 10 18 -93 
 2036 81 0 1017 172 381 56 80 21 72 421 76 245 65 28 44 28 52 70 58 
 2035 78 78 2540 385 785 114 181 47 139 931 223 629 168 42 136 42 79 203 -174 
 2034 82 49 2281 338 686 128 184 31 88 835 207 519 151 43 131 43 85 194 -301 
 2033 59 0 1091 140 306 58 87 18 52 356 91 259 75 23 62 23 45 74 -153 
 2032 82 0 1367 197 437 78 116 17 69 489 108 339 84 24 92 24 40 123 -71 
 2031 82 3 1650 248 471 108 144 17 71 621 123 345 120 34 99 34 65 135 114 
 2030 82 0 1323 215 404 72 109 13 44 515 102 275 76 22 66 22 44 96 -127 
 2029 38 0 246 35 67 8 14 4 12 82 7 36 17 4 19 4 10 22 -197 
 Career 607 130 11814 1787 3656 640 939 173 560 4387 966 2740 773 228 663 228 430 935 -944 

Efficiency

 Season LGE TEAM TS% PPS AST TO USG ORR DRR RR PER VA EWA +/- OEFF DEFF  
 2037 PBSL OKC .523 1.15 10.6 8.7 20.6 10.0 25.9 17.3 15.9 23.8 0.8 -4.0 102.7 118.0  
 2036 PBSL DET .505 1.10 12.4 8.4 18.9 8.4 18.3 13.4 15.5 74.4 2.5 0.7 105.4 104.1  
 2035 PBSL HOU .539 1.19 14.4 11.6 17.1 9.6 18.5 13.9 14.4 143.5 4.8 -2.2 105.4 108.4  
 2034 PBSL HOU .545 1.22 14.4 12.5 17.0 10.2 16.1 13.1 14.1 120.4 4.0 -3.7 104.6 111.5  
 2033 PBSL HOU .517 1.16 15.6 12.9 16.1 9.9 19.0 14.4 13.4 45.6 1.5 -2.6 105.8 113.3  
 2032 PBSL SAC .500 1.12 12.7 13.9 18.0 8.6 18.3 13.5 11.5 19.4 0.6 -0.9 104.3 108.1  
 2031 PBSL LAC .581 1.32 15.9 13.1 16.1 8.4 14.4 11.5 14.5 94.8 3.2 1.4 108.6 105.7  
 2030 PBSL BKN .571 1.27 12.8 11.1 16.7 8.3 15.0 11.5 14.6 79.2 2.6 -1.5 104.8 109.8  
 2029 PBSL CLE .562 1.22 15.6 17.4 15.6 3.0 15.8 8.6 9.9 -2.7 -0.1 -5.2 91.4 136.9  
 Career     .539 1.20 14.0 12.0 17.1 9.1 17.2 13.1 14.0 598.3 19.9 -1.6 105.2 109.6  

Playoff Averages

 Season LGE TEAM G GS MIN PTS ORB DRB AST TO A/T STL BLK PF FG% FT% 3P%  
 2036 PBSL DET 10 0 6.7 2.5 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.5 1.20 0.3 0.2 0.4 .440 .750 .000  
 2034 PBSL HOU 4 4 34.8 8.0 3.8 6.3 2.5 2.8 0.91 0.0 0.3 3.0 .341 .500 .125  
 2032 PBSL SAC 5 0 18.2 6.0 0.8 2.6 1.2 0.8 1.50 0.8 0.2 1.8 .444 .833 .167  
 2031 PBSL LAC 7 0 17.7 5.1 1.9 2.6 1.3 1.3 1.00 0.3 0.7 0.4 .417 .462 .000  
 2030 PBSL BKN 6 0 16.3 7.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 1.0 0.83 0.0 0.7 1.0 .500 .643 .250  
 2029 PBSL CLE 2 0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 2.00 0.0 1.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000  
 Career     34 4 15.5 4.9 1.4 2.4 1.1 1.0 1.09 0.3 0.4 1.0 .420 .605 .125  

Playoff Shooting

 Season LGE TEAM FGM FGA FG% FTM FTA FT% INM INA IN% JSM JSA JS% 3PM 3PA 3P%  
 2036 PBSL DET 1.1 2.5 .440 0.3 0.4 .750 0.9 1.7 .529 0.2 0.8 .250 0.0 0.0 .000  
 2034 PBSL HOU 3.5 10.3 .341 0.8 1.5 .500 2.8 5.8 .478 0.5 2.5 .200 0.3 2.0 .125  
 2032 PBSL SAC 2.4 5.4 .444 1.0 1.2 .833 2.0 3.8 .526 0.2 0.4 .500 0.2 1.2 .167  
 2031 PBSL LAC 2.1 5.1 .417 0.9 1.9 .462 1.7 2.9 .600 0.4 1.4 .300 0.0 0.9 .000  
 2030 PBSL BKN 2.7 5.3 .500 1.5 2.3 .643 2.3 3.8 .609 0.2 0.8 .200 0.2 0.7 .250  
 2029 PBSL CLE 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 Career     2.0 4.8 .420 0.8 1.3 .605 1.6 3.0 .544 0.3 1.0 .257 0.1 0.7 .125  

Playoff Totals

 Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS OREB REB AST STL TO STL BLK PF +/- 
 2036 10 0 67 11 25 3 4 0 0 25 6 17 6 3 5 3 2 4 -7 
 2034 4 4 139 14 41 3 6 1 8 32 15 40 10 0 11 0 1 12 -43 
 2032 5 0 91 12 27 5 6 1 6 30 4 17 6 4 4 4 1 9
 2031 7 0 124 15 36 6 13 0 6 36 13 31 9 2 9 2 5 3 27 
 2030 6 0 98 16 32 9 14 1 4 42 10 23 5 0 6 0 4 6 -32 
 2029 2 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 -2 
 Career 34 4 527 68 162 26 43 3 24 165 48 129 38 9 35 9 15 34 -56 

Playoff Efficiency

 Season LGE TEAM TS% PPS AST TO USG ORR DRR RR PER VA EWA +/- OEFF DEFF  
 2036 PBSL DET .444 1.00 15.8 13.2 19.4 8.7 16.2 12.4 12.0 1.4 0.0 -0.7 100.7 108.1  
 2034 PBSL HOU .364 0.78 15.4 16.9 16.6 10.7 18.8 14.7 4.7 -12.3 -0.4 -10.8 101.0 114.6  
 2032 PBSL SAC .500 1.11 15.0 10.0 15.9 5.3 18.6 11.7 9.5 -1.4 0.0 0.2 118.4 117.9  
 2031 PBSL LAC .429 1.00 15.0 15.0 16.5 10.7 14.0 12.4 10.2 -0.7 0.0 3.9 105.3 95.5  
 2030 PBSL BKN .553 1.31 10.2 12.2 18.2 10.8 15.3 12.9 13.4 4.2 0.1 -5.3 99.5 116.6  
 2029 PBSL CLE .000 0.00 66.7 0.0 8.6 0.0 12.5 7.7 11.4 0.1 0.0 -1.0 73.3 92.9  
 Career     .453 1.02 15.0 13.8 17.0 9.5 16.4 13.0 9.5 -8.6 -0.3 -1.6 104.2 109.8  

 College Averages
 Season TEAM G GS MIN PTS ORB DRB AST TO A/T STL BLK PF FG% FT% 3P%  
 2025 DEP 31 31 29.5 11.1 2.3 5.8 1.1 2.0 0.54 0.3 0.5 2.6 .436 .702 .224  
 2026 DEP 27 27 29.0 12.7 2.4 5.8 1.0 1.9 0.51 0.4 1.0 2.9 .434 .637 .167  
 2027 DEP 31 31 30.8 12.4 3.3 6.6 1.5 1.6 0.94 0.4 1.9 2.6 .440 .704 .244  
 Total   89 89 29.8 12.0 2.7 6.1 1.2 1.8 0.66 0.4 1.1 2.7 .437 .681 .212  

 College Totals
 Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS OREB REB AST STL TO STL BLK PF +/- 
 2025 31 31 913 120 275 92 131 11 49 343 70 250 33 10 61 10 16 82 -49 
 2026 27 27 784 121 279 93 146 7 42 342 64 220 26 11 51 11 26 79 -115 
 2027 31 31 956 131 298 112 159 10 41 384 103 309 48 11 51 11 59 81
 Career 89 89 2653 372 852 297 436 28 132 1069 237 779 107 32 163 32 101 242 -157 

Career Highs

 Type PTS OREB REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA  
 Season 14 4 9 3 2 1 3 7 11 4 4 1 2  
 Playoff 20 7 13 5 2 2 6 8 18 5 8 1 4  
 Career 27 8 18 6 5 4 6 11 22 10 11 3 6  

Game Logs

 Date Opp W/L MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS ORB REB AST TO STL BLK PF +/-
 10/20 NYK W 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 13
 10/21 MIL W 14 10 15 0 2 1 1 21 5 7 0 0 1 0 1 5
 10/22 UTA W 25 6 10 1 2 0 0 13 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 7
 10/24 NOP L 14 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 -7
 10/25 CLE L 15 0 2 1 4 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 -13
 10/27 PHI L 11 3 5 0 0 0 0 6 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 -3
 11/3 DET L 14 3 6 4 4 0 0 10 2 5 1 0 2 1 1 -12
 11/5 CLE L 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 -14
 11/7 DET W 10 5 7 1 2 0 0 11 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 -9
 11/8 LAL L 18 6 11 1 2 1 1 14 2 7 1 1 0 1 1 0
 11/11 CHI L 21 7 10 0 0 0 1 14 4 9 0 0 0 1 1 -10
 11/12 DAL L 12 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 -9
 11/14 MIN L 12 4 5 0 0 1 1 9 2 5 2 3 0 0 1 1
 11/16 UTA L 16 1 4 3 4 0 1 5 0 6 1 0 0 0 3 -8
 11/17 NOP L 11 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 8 2 1 0 1 1 12
 11/19 PHX L 10 4 6 0 0 1 1 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -5
 11/21 TOR L 11 1 5 2 2 0 2 4 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 -5
 11/22 POR L 10 1 4 1 2 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 -4
 11/24 DEN L 12 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 4
 11/26 UTA L 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 3
 11/29 DET L 20 4 10 3 4 0 0 11 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 -3
 11/30 NYK L 10 2 7 0 0 1 2 5 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 2
 12/2 NOP L 19 4 6 0 0 0 1 8 1 4 0 2 0 1 2 -14
 12/4 ORL L 18 4 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 5 3 1 0 0 1 -8
 12/6 HOU W 10 3 4 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 -2
 12/8 BKN L 12 4 5 0 0 1 1 9 1 4 0 0 0 1 2 0
 12/9 HOU L 9 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -11
 12/12 DAL L 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 -5
 12/13 ATL W 14 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 2 1 0 0 4

Awards and Achievements

 Season Award
 Total Player of the Game: 11
 2024 High School: Rated **** and #96 overall by the FBCB scouting service.
 2025 Freshman All-Conference (Big East Conference)
 2026 1st Team All-Conference (Big East Conference)
 2027 1st Team All-Conference (Big East Conference)

Transactions

 Date Action
 6/28/2028 Drafted by the Cavaliers with pick #12 of round 2.
 7/22/2030 Signed with the Nets for $1,409,563 over one year.
 8/11/2032 Signed with the Pelicans for $1,783,415 over one year.
 10/1/2032 Released by the Pelicans
 7/26/2033 Signed with the Rockets for $39,886,704 over 3 years.
 8/2/2036 Signed with the Pistons for $2,697,723 over one year.
 7/27/2037 Signed with the Thunder for $24,600,000 over 2 years.


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