Patrick Bergin Connaughton is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association, where he primarily plays as a shooting guard or small forward.
26 Facts About Pat Connaughton
Pat Connaughton was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the fourth round of the 2014 MLB Draft.
Pat Connaughton attended St John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts, where he starred in three sports, playing quarterback in football and multiple positions in both baseball and basketball.
Pat Connaughton received major interest in baseball from schools in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I, with Boston College, the University of Virginia, and his original first choice, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who all made him scholarship offers.
Pat Connaughton's sporting trajectory changed during the summer between his junior and senior years.
Pat Connaughton suddenly emerged as a major basketball prospect after what ESPN.
Pat Connaughton eventually chose the University of Notre Dame over BC, the University of Miami, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Vanderbilt University.
Pat Connaughton followed through on his commitment to Notre Dame, choosing not to sign with the Padres.
At Notre Dame, Pat Connaughton played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as a member of their college baseball and college basketball teams.
Pat Connaughton averaged 7.0 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 0.9 assists per game while playing 24.1 minutes per game.
Pat Connaughton scored 10 points with two assists and two rebounds in 34 minutes of play during the loss.
Pat Connaughton then joined the baseball team as a relief pitcher.
Pat Connaughton was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball in the fourth round, with the 121st overall selection, of the 2014 MLB Draft.
Pat Connaughton agreed to terms with the Orioles, receiving a signing bonus of over $400,000, with the Orioles permitting Connaughton to play basketball for the Irish in his senior year.
Pat Connaughton took part in a 2015 tournament game against Kentucky for a Final Four berth, narrowly lost by his team after having sustained a lead until the six-second mark.
Pat Connaughton was determined to finish his degree at Notre Dame, and had a 3.0 grade point average with the university's Mendoza College of Business.
Pat Connaughton ultimately graduated from Notre Dame in spring 2015.
The Orioles did not add him to their major league roster in that span, meaning Pat Connaughton would be free to sign with any team if he decides to return to baseball.
Pat Connaughton was drafted with the 41st pick by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2015 NBA draft.
Pat Connaughton made his debut for the Trail Blazers on October 30,2015, scoring five points in a loss to the Phoenix Suns.
Pat Connaughton appeared in 34 games for the Trail Blazers as a rookie.
Pat Connaughton competed in the Slam Dunk Contest at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, dunking over Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich and finishing third in the tournament.
On June 22,2022, Pat Connaughton opted into his $5.7M player option to remain with the Bucks.
Later, on July 13,2022, Pat Connaughton signed a three-year, $28.5M extension with the Bucks.
Pat Connaughton only allowed himself one luxury with his signing bonus, buying a new Jeep Wrangler.
Pat Connaughton is a landlord, and has invested in Bitcoin.