Shake Milton; Stats, Contract, Nickname, Dating, Height, Jersey, Age

Published Date: 02 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 02 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Just one season into NBA league, Shake Milton is setting records of new stats, beating his own. Because of his sheer dedication to training and laudable games, he signed a new contract with the same in early July 2019.

American professional basketball player Shake Milton plays for NBA team, Philadelphia 76ers. He won two Second-team All-AAC honors in 2017 and 2018, including the AAC All-Rookie team receipt back in 2016.

Shake Milton Bio & Family

The player was born as Malik Benjamin “Shake” Milton on 26 September 1996 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, to parents Myron and Lisa Milton. He went to Owasso High School in Owasso, Oklahoma, to play under Coach Mark Vancuren. Over there, his stats were average 29.7 points and 4.4 assists as a senior during the 2014-15 season. Shake then committed to SMU over the University of Oklahoma and Indiana University.

In the 2016-17 season, out of 35 games, he made a brilliant average stats of 13.0 points, 4.5 assists and 1.3 steals per outing. During the time, he also got the recognition as the All-AAC Second Team for a second season. He stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs around 93 kg.

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More On Player’s Stats & Contract!

After three years of playing for college from 2015 until 2018, he became the 54th pick overall pick of Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA draft. However, the team traded him to 76ers for the rights to the 56th and 60th picks, Ray Spalding and Kostas Antetokounmpo, respectively. The player then agreed upon a two-year contract with 76ers on 26 July 2018.

Shake Milton in his 76ers kit on 20 October 2019 (Picture: Shake’s Instagram)

Shake in his rookie year made a brilliant stats of 4.4 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 0.9 assists in 13.4 minutes per game. Likewise, he scored a career-high 13 points when playing against the Orlando Magic on 25 March 25, 2019. In early July, he and the team agreed upon an extended four years contract worth $1.4 million. Milton also made another career-high stats of 39 points in 136-130 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on 1 March 2020.

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Does He Have A Girlfriend?

Talking about his personal life, there are very few details. He might have a girlfriend or maybe single, which is very hard to understand from her private nature. Unlike, he is still striving to beat his career-high stats then rather be in a possible relationship.

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Some Interesting Facts About Shake Milton

  • Shake is given a nickname as “Milk,” Milton, also known as little ‘Milk-Shake.’
  • During his high school, he won the Player of the Year honors for the state of Oklahoma in 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.
  • At the time of his rookie season at college, he saw the hardwood in 30 games (23 starts) to average 10.5 points, 3.0 boards and 2.7 assists a contest.
  • He wears jersey number 18 for 76ers.
  • The player has more than 31.6k Instagram followers.
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