WILLIE CAULEY-STEIN

Team: Sacramento Kings                             

Position: Power Forward/Center

Height/Weight: 7’0″, 240 lbs.

Date of Birth: August 18, 1993

Place of Birth: Spearville, Kansas

College: University of Kentucky

Drafted: 2015- 1st Round, 6th Overall by Sacramento Kings

 

Willie Cauley-Stein is a basketball player for the Sacramento Kings.

 

Raised in Olathe, KS, Cauley-Stein attended Olathe Northwest High School. Cauley-Stein committed to the University of Kentucky in October of 2011.

 

During his junior year, Cauley-Stein led Kentucky to a perfect regular season record (31-0) and an appearance in the 2015 Final Four. Following the season, Cauley-Stein declared for the 2015 NBA Draft.

 

Cauley-Stein was drafted sixth overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings.

 

Off the hardwood, Cauley-Stein is also known for his fashion-forward style and strong advocate for philanthropy. His pre-Draft “Team Blake” tattoo honors a 9-year-old friend who lost a battle with cancer. Since then Cauley-Stein has helped design a collection of custom watches in which their proceeds are donated to the American Cancer Society in Blake’s honor.

 

In April 2015, Cauley-Stein signed with Roc Nation Sports ahead of the 2015 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights:

  • NBA All-Rookie Second-Team (2016)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • First-Team All-SEC (2015)
  • First-Team All-American (2015)
  • NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • All-SEC Freshman Team (2013)

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Check out Roc Nation Sports NBA highlights below:

Willie Cauley-Stein recorded his first double-double of the season, putting up 21 points and 10 rebounds

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Rudy Gay put up 14 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists

Henry Ellenson scored 13 points, 4 rebounds

Caris Levert put up 12 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists

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Justise Winslow put up 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists

Dwayne Bacon scored 8 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in his NBA debut game

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Erick Aybar went 3-for-3 and had a nice double play - watch it here. CC Sabathia threw 5 scoreless innings in his 2017 season debut. Willie Cauley-Stein had a double-double in last night’s game, putting up 12 points and 16 rebounds.  
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Kevin Durant recorded his 21st double-double of the season last night with 25 points and 15 rebounds.   Willie Cauley-Stein had himself a night last night, putting up his first double-double of the season with 29 points and 10 rebounds.   Wilson Chandler notched his 7th double-double of the season last night, scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds.
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Willie Cauley-Stein took an 8-day trip to China with Visit California where he explored Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, participated in the Visit California Dreamers Basketball Clinic, and got some training sessions in. wcs x china   wcs x china 2   wcs x china 3 Take a look at a recap from Willie about his trip here.   Watch some highlight videos from his trip here: Willie Begins His Journey in Beijing Willie Tours the Great Wall and Forbidden City Willie Works out in China
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NBA All-Star 2016 voting has officially started! See below for ways you can vote for Roc Nation athletes:


James Young
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote James Young” up to 10x a day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote James Young” OR “#NBAVote @RealJamesYoung" up to 10x a day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post an image using “#NBAVote James Young” or "#NBAVote @IAm_JamesYoung" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Celtics, select James Young, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Young” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Justise Winslow
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” up to 10x a day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” OR “#NBAVote @IAmJustise" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Justise Winslow” or #NBAVote @IAmJustise" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Heat”, select Justise Winslow, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Winslow” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Kevin Durant
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” up to 10x day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” OR “#NBAVote @KDTrey5" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Kevin Durant” or #NBAVote @easymoneysniper" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote OKC Thunder”, select KD, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Durant” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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Willie Cauley-Stein
1) Facebook: Post status update using “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” up to 10x day
2) Twitter: Post tweet with “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” OR “#NBAVote @THEwillieCS15" up to 10x day; RTs count as votes
3) Instagram: Post image using “#NBAVote Willie Cauley-Stein” or #NBAVote @pr00fessortrill" in the caption
4) Google Search: Search “NBA Vote All-Star” or “NBA Vote Kings”, select Willie Cauley-Stein, select Submit Vote
5) SMS: Text “Cauley-Stein” to 69622 (MYNBA)

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