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Clinton Renard "Mikki" (pronounced "MY-key") Moore (born November 4, 1975 in Orangeburg, South Carolina) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the NBA's Boston Celtics.

Moore went undrafted following a career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he left as the all-time leader in blocked shots. He is a journeyman player, having played for eight different NBA teams (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, New Jersey Nets, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Clippers, Seattle SuperSonics, Sacramento Kings) He has also had stints playing overseas as well as other professional leagues in the U.S. such as the CBA, and NBDL, where he played for the Roanoke Dazzle. He was drafted 1st overall by Roanoke Dazzle in in 2002 NBA D-League Draft. Most notably, he enjoyed All-NBDL 1st Team and NBDL Defensive Player of the Year honors during the 2002-2003 season.

On June 27, 2006, Moore was traded by the Sonics to the Nets in exchange for a 2009 second-round draft pick. Following a season-ending ACL injury to center Nenad Krstić, Moore was called upon to play major minutes and had one of the best years of his NBA career, averaging career highs of 9.8 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game, plus a league-leading .609 field goal percentage, becoming the first undrafted player ever to lead the NBA in field goal percentage, and only the third to finish in the top five since the 1976-77 season.

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