Intangibles make Jordan Mickey an intriguing prospect for the Celtics

Back in July the Celtics decided to instill their faith in young power forward Jordan Mickey with a 4-year, $5-million deal. The contract is set to pay Mickey roughly $2.4 million guaranteed per year through 2016-2017, the largest ever first pact for a 2nd round selection like him. The expectations may not be sky-high for Mickey in his rookie year out of LSU, but there will be some...
Via Celtics Life
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Sign Draft Pick Jordan Mickey To Reported Four-Year, $5M Contract

Jordan Mickey officially has signed with the Boston Celtics, the team announced Monday. Mickey, the 33rd overall pick in last month’s NBA draft, inked a deal with the Celtics reportedly worth $5 million over four years, with two of those years guaranteed. Shams Charania of RealGM, citing league sources, was the first of several outlets to report the terms of Mickey’s contract...
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics, Jordan Mickey Hit ‘Breakdown’ In Contract Negotiations

Jordan Mickey is having a rather impressive summer league showing with the Boston Celtics, so there’s no doubt the franchise wants to keep him on its roster. But it might take some time to get there. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald reported Friday that contract negotiations between Mickey and the Celtics have suffered a “breakdown.” Both sides would like to reach an agreement...
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NBA Draft: Celtics Take LSU PF Jordan Mickey With No. 33 Pick

The Boston Celtics took two guards with both of their first-round picks. They decided to take a power forward at No. 33 in Round 2 by selecting LSU’s Jordan Mickey. Mickey averaged 15.4 points, 9.9 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game as a sophomore for the Tigers last season. He doesn’t have ideal height for a power forward, but his superior length and athleticism allows him to...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU’s Jordan Mickey Wants NBA Teams To Focus On His Stats, Not His Height

WALTHAM, Mass. — To 6-foot-8 NBA draft prospect Jordan Mickey, height is just a number. And he’s more interested in another number: 3.65. That’s the number of shots Mickey blocked per game during his sophomore season at LSU, a mark that ranked first in all of Division I. It’s also what the 20-year-old big man pointed toward when asked how he’d respond to critics who...
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU sophomore Jordan Mickey declares for NBA draft

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU sophomore forward Jordan Mickey, who led the nation with 3.65 blocks per game this season, has decided to forego his final two year with the Tigers and enter the NBA draft. "This was a tough decision because I hate to leave my teammates and LSU family. We have been through a lot in the past two years as we have grown as a team. " Mickey said in a statement...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Auburn F Jordan Granger Threw A Punch At LSU F Jordan Mickey During SEC Tournament

A fight broke out midway through the second half of the SEC Tournament quarterfinal game between Auburn and LSU this afternoon.  After a physical box out, Auburn forward Jordan Granger threw a punch at LSU forward Jordan Mickey. Contact did not appear to be made and the referees were able to break up the scuffle before it went any further.  Granger was ejected from the game; Mickey...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: LSU’s Jordan Mickey Joins the Block Party

Today has been a great day of shot block. LSU’s Jordan Mickey was ever ready to get in on the action: LSU's Jordan Mickey with a huge volleyball spike block — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) February 7, 2015
Via The Student Section
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mickey leads LSU past Arkansas 88-74

Jordan Mickey had 22 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and LSU led throughout in an 88-74 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (14-6, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who've now led wire-to-wire in two straight games, starting with their upset of No. 11 Kentucky on Tuesday. Jarell Martin added 15 points, including...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU holds off late rally to beat UL-Monroe 61-54

Jordan Mickey scored a season-high 25 points as LSU defeated Louisiana-Monroe 61-54 on Saturday. Mickey, who was 9-of-13 from the field, also grabbed nine rebounds and blocked five shots. The only other Tigers player to score in double figures was Andre Stringer, who had 10 points. Marvin Williams was the leading scorer for the Warhawks (3-2) with 14 points. Tylor Ongwae added...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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