Miles McBride, born on September 8, 2000) is an American professional basketball player and a guard in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Position: G (No. 2)
Height: 1.85 meters / 6 feet 1
Weight: 88 kg/195 lbs
Team: New York Knicks
School: West Virginia University
Draft: No. 6 in the second round of 2021
Salary for this season: $930,000
Miles McBride is a student at West Virginia University. In his freshman season, he averaged 9.5 points and 2.4 rebounds per game. As a sophomore, he averaged 15.9 points, 4.8 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game. On April 2, 2020, Myles McBride declared for the 2021 NBA Draft while maintaining his college eligibility. Later decided to stay in the draft, forfeiting his college eligibility. Miles McBride was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 36th pick in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft and was subsequently traded to the New York Knicks. On August 6, 2021, the Knicks announced the signing of Miles McBride.
McBride is a strong core defender who poses a great threat off the ball, but with average speed and explosive power, it is difficult to score by himself in transitions between offense and defense. On the defensive end, he is a top perimeter defender with a strong body, excellent wingspan and strong defensive aggression.