College - Temple
Aaron McKie, one of the most popular Sixers in recent history, is in his sixth season as an assistant coach. During his time on the staff, McKie has exhibited a strong influence in the development of the Sixers roster.
The local product played 13 seasons in the NBA, spending the final two with the Los Angeles Lakers. In 793 career games played with 287 starts, McKie averaged 7.4 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.15 steals.
As a member of the Sixers in 2000-01, McKie enjoyed his best season, taking home Sixth Man of the Year honors while helping Philadelphia reach the NBA Finals. That season, he recorded back-to-back triple-doubles at Sacramento on Dec. 30, 2000 (19 points, 14 assists, 10 rebounds) and vs. Atlanta on Jan. 3, 2001 (11 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists).
McKie, who had his jersey retired at Simon Gratz High School back in 2002, also starred at Temple University. He finished his three-year career with the Owls tied for sixth on the school’s all-time scoring list and was named Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Year as a junior in 1993.
McKie is active in the community, through his foundation, “AM8”. He has one daughter, Erin.