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Doleac, Michael
Background

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Has appeared in 563 regular season games and has made 76 starts (73 at center and three at forward) in his nine NBA seasons…has averaged 5.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 15.2 minutes while shooting 43.9 percent from the floor, 12.5 percent from three-point range and 79.2 percent from the foul line…has missed a total of 63 games due to injury, one due to personal reasons and has been a DNP-CD on 74 occasions…has scored in double figures on 84 occasions, including four games with at least 20 points…his longest stretch of consecutive games scoring in double figures is five and occurred from Dec. 2, 1999-Dec. 11, 1999…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on 11 occasions and has recorded seven double-doubles…his longest stretch of consecutive starts is 29 and occurred from Nov. 2, 1999-Dec. 30, 1999…has recorded 39 multi-block and 32 multi-steal games…has appeared in 31 postseason games, all off the bench, and has averaged 2.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 8.9 minutes while shooting 41.1 percent from the floor and 84.6 percent from the foul line…has scored in double figures in postseason play once.

2006-07 SEASON: Came off the bench in all 56 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 3.6 points (.469 FG%, .878 FT%), 2.8 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 12.5 minutes…missed five games due to injury from Oct. 31-Nov. 10 with a sprained right ankle…was a DNP-CD on 21 occasions…recorded single-season career highs in both field goal percentage and free throw percentage…topped the HEAT in blocks six times, in rebounds on four occasions and in steals once…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench three times and also topped the Miami reserves in rebounds and blocks 12 times each, in steals six times, in assists on five occasions and in minutes twice…scored in double figures on five occasions and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…recorded one double-double…registered a career-high five steals against Milwaukee on Jan. 30 and also set season highs in points (11), rebounds (11), assists (4) and minutes (31:44)…drew seven charges…had two multi-block games and one multi-steal game…had a pair of dunks…Season Highs: 11 points (vs. Milwaukee, Jan. 30), 11 rebounds (vs. Milwaukee, Jan. 30), five steals (vs. Milwaukee, Jan. 30), four assists (vs. Milwaukee, Jan. 30), two blocks (twice) and 31:44 minutes (vs. Milwaukee, Jan. 30).

2005-06 SEASON: Saw action in 31 games (three starts) with the HEAT and averaged 3.2 points (.420 FG%, .800 FT%), 2.7 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 12.0 minutes…missed 13 games due to injury and was a DNP-CD on 38 occasions…missed the first 13 games of the season and was placed on the inactive list from Nov. 2-26 with a strained left calf…in his three starts he averaged 5.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.00 blocks and 25 minutes…ranked fourth on the team in charges drawn with eight…scored in double figures twice…led the HEAT in steals on four occasions, in blocks three times and in rebounds once…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench five times and also topped the reserves in rebounds on six occasions, in steals four times, in assists and blocks twice each and in minutes once…had one dunk…made his 2005-06 debut against New York on Nov. 28 and had four points and four rebounds (including the 500th offensive rebound of his career) in 19:57 minutes…reached the 7,500 minutes played mark in his career against Atlanta on Dec. 20…played in his 500th NBA game against Detroit on Apr. 6…had three multi-steal games and one multi-block game…Season Highs: 14 points (vs. Charlotte, Mar. 24), eight rebounds (at Atlanta, Apr. 18), two steals (three times), two blocks (vs. Chicago, Apr. 14), one assist (eight times) and 27:47 minutes.

2004-05 SEASON: Started eight of the 80 games in which he appeared for the HEAT and averaged 4.0 points (.447 FG%, .610 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 14.7 minutes…missed one game due to personal reasons and was a DNP-CD once (Apr. 15 at Boston)…averaged 6.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 25.0 minutes in his eight starts…scored in double figures on four occasions…ranked third on the team in charges taken (16) and fourth in offensive rebounds (74)…topped the HEAT in steals seven times, in blocks on four occasions and in rebounds three times…was Miami’s leading scorer off the bench 10 times and topped the reserves in rebounds a team-high 29 times, in blocks on 15 occasions, in assists and steals 12 times each and in minutes six times…had eight dunks…had one double-figure scoring quarter (10 in 2nd Q at Denver, Dec. 4)…played a career-high 38 minutes at Charlotte on Mar. 26…scored his 2,500th career point at New Orleans on Apr. 2…hit his 1,000th career field goal against Atlanta on Dec. 27…grabbed his 1,000th career defensive rebound at Milwaukee on Nov. 17…grabbed his 1,500th career rebound at Portland on Jan. 7…played in his 400th career game against Washington on Nov. 9…had two multi-block and two multi-steal games…Season Highs: 16 points (vs. Chicago, Feb. 5), nine rebounds (vs. Washington, Nov. 9), four assists (vs. Chicago, Feb. 5), two steals (twice), two blocks (twice) and 38 minutes (at Charlotte, Mar. 26).

2003-04 SEASON: Split the season between the Knicks and the Denver Nuggets…came off the bench in each of the 72 games in which he appeared and averaged 4.5 points (.435 FG%, .865 FT%), 3.7 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 14.3 minutes…missed a total of five games due to injury (all with the Knicks)…was placed on the injured list from Dec. 30-Jan. 10 due to lower back spasms…scored in double figures on six occasions (five with New York) and grabbed double-figure rebounds once (with the Knicks)…played in 46 games with New York before being traded to Atlanta in a three-team trade on Feb. 15 and subsequently waived on Feb. 18 (without playing a game) and averaged 5.0 points (.444 FG%, .861 FT%), 4.1 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 14.9 minutes…led the Knicks in scoring once, in rebounds on five occasions and in assists once…appeared in all 26 games with the Nuggets after being claimed off waivers on Feb. 20 and averaged 3.6 points (.412 FG%, .875 FT%), 2.9 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 13.2 minutes…led the Nuggets in rebounds once…played in his 350th NBA game at Toronto on Dec. 19…scored his 2,000th career point against Minnesota on Dec. 23…tied his career high in blocks with four against Philadelphia on Nov. 22…had eight multi-block games (seven with New York) and three multi-steal games (all with New York)…Season Highs: 18 points (vs. Miami, Jan. 24), 10 rebounds (vs. Phoenix, Jan. 31), four blocks (vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 22), three assists (five times), three steals (three times) and 32 minutes (vs. Miami, Jan. 24).

2002-03 SEASON: Came off the bench in each of the 75 games in which he appeared for the New York Knicks and averaged 4.4 points (.426 FG%, .783 FT%), 2.9 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 13.9 minutes…was hampered in training camp with a strained left hamstring and did not play in the preseason…opened the regular season on the active roster but did not dress and missed the first six games of the season (Oct. 30-Nov. 8) with the strained left hamstring…was a DNP-CD against New Orleans on Nov. 10 and then played the final 75 games of the season…scored in double figures 10 times…led the Knicks in rebounds twice, both against eventual NBA champion San Antonio…grabbed his 1,000th career rebound at Indiana on Jan. 8…played in his 300th career game against Orlando on Feb. 28…hit the 5,000 career minutes milestone at San Antonio on Mar. 18…had three multi-block and two multi-steal games…Season Highs: 16 points (vs. San Antonio, Dec. 30), nine rebounds (at Memphis, Jan. 31), four assists (at Chicago, Mar. 22), two steals (twice), two blocks (three times) and 33 minutes (vs. San Antonio, Dec. 30).

2001-02 SEASON: Started 15 of the 42 games in which he appeared for the Cleveland Cavaliers and averaged 4.6 points (.417 FG%, .826 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 16.8 minutes…missed 30 games due to injury and was placed on the injured list from Dec. 1-Jan. 26 with a stress fracture of the posterior talar process in his left ankle…was a DNP-CD on 10 occasions…in his 15 starts he averaged 7.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 26.9 minutes…scored in double figures six times and grabbed double-figure rebounds on a career-high five occasions…recorded a career-best three double-doubles…led the Cavaliers in rebounds in eight contests…made a career-high seven free throws and tied his career high with nine defensive rebounds against Sacramento on Nov. 6…had two multi-block and two multi-steal games…Season Highs: 17 points (vs. Dallas, Nov. 14), 11 rebounds (twice), two assists (eight times), two steals (twice), two blocks (twice) and 33 minutes (at L.A. Lakers, Mar. 26).

2000-01 SEASON: Appeared in 77 games (21 starts) for the Magic and averaged 6.4 points (.417 FG%, .847 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 18.2 minutes…missed a total of four games due to injury, sitting out the final four contests of the season (Apr. 13-18) with a sprained left ankle…was a DNP-CD once (Nov. 4 at Atlanta)…in his 21 starts he averaged 8.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 23.9 minutes…established career highs in free throw percentage (.847), minutes played (1,398), assists (65), steals (37), blocked shots (41) and disqualifications (10)…scored in double figures 20 times (matching his career high)…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and recorded one double-double…topped the Magic in rebounds on four occasions…blocked a career-high four shots against Indiana on Jan. 30…had 10 multi-block and eight multi-steal games…Season Highs: 17 points (vs. Seattle, Nov. 6), 11 rebounds (at Philadelphia, Feb. 2), four blocks (vs. Indiana, Jan. 30), three assists (seven times), three steals (twice) and 36 minutes (at Milwaukee, Dec. 26).

1999-00 SEASON: Saw action in 81 games (29 starts) with the Magic and averaged 7.0 points (.452 FG%, .842 FT%), 4.1 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 16.5 minutes…was a DNP-CD once (Jan. 23 at the L.A. Clippers)…in his 29 starts he averaged 7.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 16.6 minutes…set career highs in scoring average, points (565), field goals made (242), field goals attempted (535), free throws made (80), free throws attempted (95), offensive rebounds (89), defensive rebounds (245), total rebounds (334), rebound average, games played and starts…scored in double figures a career-high 20 times with three games of at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds on three occasions, including a career-high 13 at Philadelphia on Jan. 14…also set a career high in field goal attempts (21) at Philadelphia on Jan. 14 and scored 18 points…recorded a pair of double-doubles (Jan. 2 at Miami and Jan. 14 at Philadelphia)…led the Magic in scoring three times and in rebounds on six occasions…matched his career high with 11 field goals made against Golden State on Feb. 7…had a career-high five assists at Atlanta on Nov. 20…recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Miami on Jan. 2…hit his first career three-point field goal at Milwaukee on Feb. 27…made his first career start in the season-opener at Charlotte on Nov. 2 and totaled seven points, three rebounds, two assists in 20 minutes…had nine multi-block and six multi-steal games…Season Highs: 23 points (vs. Golden State, Feb. 7), 13 rebounds (at Philadelphia, Jan. 14), five assists (at Atlanta, Nov. 20), three blocks (three times), two steals (six times) and 37 minutes (at Philadelphia, Jan. 14).

1998-99 SEASON: Appeared in 49 of Orlando’s 50 games during the lockout shortened season, all off the bench, and averaged 6.2 points (.468 FG%, .675 FT%), 3.0 rebounds and 15.9 minutes…was a DNP-CD once (Mar. 5 at Toronto)…earned NBA All-Rookie Second Team honors…his 46.8 percent field goal accuracy is his single-season career high…scored in double figures on 11 occasions…topped the Magic in scoring twice and rebounds once…scored a career-high 25 points against the Lakers on Mar. 21 while also setting a career high in field goals made (11) and playing a season-high 32 minutes…made his NBA debut against New York on Feb. 5 and totaled two points and two rebounds in seven minutes…had two multi-block and five multi-steal games…Season Highs: 25 points (vs. L.A. Lakers, Mar. 21), eight rebounds (twice), four assists (vs. Boston, Apr. 5), three steals (vs. Milwaukee, Feb. 14), three blocks (at Atlanta, Apr. 16) and 32 minutes (vs. L.A. Lakers, Mar. 21).

NBA PLAYOFFS: 2007: Saw action in one game in Miami’s four-game Opening Round series against Chicago and was scoreless in one minute in Game 4…was a DNP-CD in each of the first three games…2006: Saw action in eight postseason games, all off the bench, for the HEAT’s NBA championship team and averaged 2.0 points (.538 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 2.8 rebounds and 9.0 minutes…was a DNP-CD on 15 occasions…was Miami’s top rebounder off the bench twice and led the HEAT reserves in steals once…had three dunks and took a charge in 72 minutes of action…appeared in five of the six games in Miami’s Opening Round series against Chicago and averaged 2.8 points (.545 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 3.6 rebounds and 10.8 minutes…saw action in a pair of games against New Jersey in the Eastern Conference Semifinals and averaged 1.0 points (.500 FG%, .000 FT%), 2.0 rebounds and 8.0 minutes…did not see action in the Eastern Conference Finals against Detroit…made his NBA Finals debut against Dallas in Game 4 on June 15 and was scoreless in one minute in his only Finals appearance…2005: Came off the bench in each of the nine postseason games he appeared in with the HEAT and averaged 1.8 points (.438 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 1.6 rebounds and 7.2 minutes…was a DNP-CD on six occasions…was Miami’s leading rebounder off the bench twice and topped the HEAT reserves in points, minutes, steals and blocks one time each…appeared in two games of Miami’s Opening Round series against New Jersey and totaled two points and one block in five minutes of action…saw action in all four games of Miami’s Eastern Conference Semifinal series against Washington and averaged 2.5 points (.364 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 2.8 rebounds and 10.3 minutes…appeared in three games of the Eastern Conference Finals against Detroit and averaged 1.3 points (.500 FG%, .000 FT%), 1.0 rebounds and 6.3 minutes…2004: Came off the bench in each of Denver’s five games in its Opening Round series against Minnesota and averaged 2.0 points (.500 FG%, .000 FT%), 1.4 rebounds and 9.8 minutes…played a postseason career-high 26 minutes in Game 5 on Apr. 30…2001: Appeared in each contest of Orlando’s four-game Opening Round series against Milwaukee, all off the bench, and averaged 3.0 points (.375 FG%, .000 FT%), 3.5 rebounds and 11.3 minutes…recorded postseason career highs in offensive rebounds (two), defensive rebounds (five), total rebounds (seven) and steals (one) in 24 minutes in Game 2 on Apr. 25…1999: Came off the bench in each of Orlando’s four games in its Opening Round series against Philadelphia and averaged 4.3 points (.278 FG%, .778 FT%), 3.0 rebounds and 10.8 minutes…scored in double figures once…made his postseason debut in Game 1 against Philadelphia on May 9 and set postseason career highs in points (11), field goals made (four), field goals attempted (nine), free throws made (three), offensive rebounds (two) and blocks (one).

HONORS: 1998-99: Was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons at the University of Utah and averaged 11.6 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting 49.1 percent from the floor, 40.4 percent from three-point range and 78.4 percent from the foul line in 131 games…departed Utah in 10th place on the school’s all-time scoring list (1,519 points), eighth in rebounds (886) and fourth in free throws made (472)…was named AP All-American Honorable Mention and GTE First Team Academic All-American as a senior…named to the Western Athletic Conference First Team and All-Defensive Team by both the league’s coaches and media as a junior and senior…earned Honorable Mention All-WAC honors as a sophomore and was a member of the WAC All-Newcomer Team as a freshman…as a senior in 1997-98 he averaged a team-high 16.1 points and 7.1 rebounds en route to leading the Utes to the NCAA championship game…named to the Final Four All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.2 points and 7.5 rebounds in Utah’s six NCAA Tournament games…led the Utes in scoring 17 times and rebounds on 15 occasions in his final collegiate season…as a junior in 1996-97 he averaged 14.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while shooting a career-best 53.7 percent from the floor…scored in double figures in 17 of his final 19 games as a junior and averaged 16.5 points in Utah’s four NCAA Tournament games…averaged 8.6 points and 7.7 rebounds as a sophomore and led the Utes with 30 blocked shots…as a freshman in 1994-95 he averaged 7.3 points and 4.5 rebounds and led Utah with 31 blocks.
Personal

Full name is Michael Scott Doleac…graduated from the University of Utah where he majored in biology…aspires to go to medical school after his playing career is over…took an independent study course in medical physics during his rookie year…lists his parents, Marg and Phil Doleac, as the people that made the biggest difference in his life…married his wife Shannon Bowles in June 2005…has served as the HEAT player representative…is involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation…co-hosted a Halloween Read to Achieve party with former teammate Kurt Thomas for fourth grade students in 2002…enjoys playing guitar, reading, fishing, playing chess and playing golf in his free time…lists his guitar as his most prized possession and often travels with it on the road…enjoys listening to the Dave Matthews Band, Tom Petty and U2…lists A Few Good Men, Tombstone and Shawshenk Redemption among his favorite movies…says his favorite sport besides basketball is football and is a fan of the Green Bay Packers…was unrecruited coming out of high school and decided on the University of Utah after attending a summer basketball camp…traveled to Sweden with the Utah basketball team in the summer of 1997…wore number 51 at Utah and has worn the number at every stop in his pro career…was a college teammate of Andre Miller who he also played with in Denver and Cleveland in the NBA…lists Alaska as the best place he has visited…has no pre-game superstitions or rituals…wears a size 18 shoe.
Home Career Season & Totals Season Splits Game Logs Bio
Brewer, Corey POS:22 -Forward-Guard
Buckner, Greg POS: -Guard-Forward
Doleac, Michael POS:51 -Center
Foye, Randy POS:4 -Guard
Gomes, Ryan POS:8 -Forward
Green, Gerald POS: -Guard
Jaric, Marko POS:55 -Guard
Jefferson, Al POS:25 -Center-Forward
Madsen, Mark POS:35 -Center-Forward
McCants, Rashad POS:1 -Guard
Richard, Chris POS:32 -Forward
Smith, Craig POS:5 -Forward-Center
Telfair, Sebastian POS:3 -Guard
Walker, Antoine POS:8 -Forward
 
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