Ben McLemore

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Ben

McLemore

HEIGHT

6 ft5 in

/ 1.96m

WEIGHT

195 lbs

/ 88.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021701227 MEM OKC RECAP

Russell Westbrook makes history by hauling in 20 rebounds to become the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double in multiple seasons as the Thunder win over the Grizzlies, 137-123.

0021701227 - Ben McLemore - Memphis Grizzlies - Oklahoma City Thunder - Assist - 1Q

0021701227 - Ben McLemore - Memphis Grizzlies - Oklahoma City Thunder - Buzzer-Beater - 1Q

0021701209 MEM MIN RECAP

Karl-Anthony Towns and Jeff Teague combine for 48 points as the Timberwolves keep their playoff hopes alive with a 113-94 win over the Grizzlies.

0021701199 DET MEM RECAP

The Grizzlies end their home season with a 130-117 win over the Pistons as MarShon Brooks drops 25 points and Dillon Brooks adds 22 points and eight rebounds.

0021701199 DET MEM mclemore three q1

Dillon Brooks gets it back to Ben McLemore behind the arc to drill the three.

0021701188 SAC MEM RECAP

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 16 points and Buddy Hield adds 14 as the Kings defeat the Grizzlies.

0021701173 MEM NOP RECAP

E'Twaun Moore erupts for 30 points by going 7-10 from three-point land and the Pelicans get the win over the Grizzlies 123-95. MarShon Brooks scored 25 points off the bench for Memphis in the loss.

0021701154 MEM POR RECAP

Damian Lillard led the way with 27 points as the Trail Blazers top the Grizzlies 113-98.

0021701002 MIL MEM RECAP

Brandon Jennings puts up a near triple-double in his first game of the season with 16 points, 12 assists, and 8 rebounds as the Bucks beat the Grizzlies 121-103. Marc Gasol had 17 points and 7 rebounds for Memphis in the loss.

0021701002 MIL MEM SIMMONS ASSIST Q4 WSC

Kobi Simmons drives and dishes a wraparound assist to Ben McLemore for an easy lay-in.

0021700989 mem dal RECAP

Harrison Barnes totals 25 points and seven rebounds as the Mavericks pull away with their 21st victory of the season after a 114-80 win against the Grizzlies.

0021700980 UTA MEM RECAP

Jae Crowder comes off the bench to score a game-high 22 points as the Jazz get the Win over the Grizzlies, 95-78.

0021700967 MEM CHI RECAP

The Chicago Bulls hang on down the stretch and beat the Memphis Grizzlies for their 15th straight loss.

0021700936 MEM ORL RECAP

Evan Fournier scores 19 points and Nikola Vucevic adds 19 of his own as the Magic hand the Grizzlies their 13th straight loss, 107-100.

0021700931 DEN MEM RECAP

Gary Harris scores 26 points as the Nuggets beat the Grizzlies on March 2nd, 2018.

0021700918 PHX MEM RECAP

Devin Booker leads the Suns to a 110-102 victory over the Grizzlies with 34 points and six rebounds.

0021700839 MEM OKC RECAP

Paul George leads all scoring with 33 points as the Thunder get the win over Grizzlies, 110-92.

0021700707 sas mem MCLEMORE PUTBACK LAYUP Q2

Deyonta Davis misses the turnaround hook shot but Ben McLemore skies in for the putback layup.

0021700677 MEM NOP RECAP

Jrue Holiday scores 27 points and dishes out eight assists to lead the Pelicans to a home win over the Grizzlies.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

NBA CAREER

Averaging 9.7 ppg (.414 FG%, .346 3pt%, .786 FT%), 2.7 rpg, 1.3 apg and 27.2 mpg in 232 career games (started 190) in three seasons with the Kings (2013-14 - 2015-16)

NBA HONORS/AWARDS

Named NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for November during 2013-14 season ... Was bestowed with the 2015-16 Oscar Robertson Triple-Double Award (Kings Community Impact award)

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

Selected after redshirt freshman season by the Sacramento Kings in the first round (7th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft (6/27/13) ... Signed by the Kings to a multi-year contract (7/13/13)

2015-16 (Sacramento)

Averaged 7.8 ppg (.429 FG%, .362 3pt%, .718 FT%), 2.2 rpg, 1.2 apg and 21.2 mpg in 68 games (started 53) ... As a starter, averaged 8.2 ppg (.439 FG%, .361 3pt%, .711 FT%), 2.3 rpg, 1.1 apg, 22.2 mpg in 53 games ... As a reserve, averaged 6.5 ppg (.381 FG%, .368 3pt%, .741 FT%), 1.9 rpg, 1.3 apg, 17.9 mpg in 15 games ... Missed four games (2/1, 2/7, 2/8, 2/10) due to a sprained right wrist ... Missed 10 games (3/9-3/25) due to a right ring finger tip non-displaced fracture ... Scored in double-figures in 20 games, 20 or more in two ... Led team in scoring in three games ... Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded 17 points (7-12 FG, 3-4 3pt), one rebound and three assists in 32 minutes at Miami (11/19/15) ... Scored a game-high 19 points, grabbed a season-high and career-high-tying nine rebounds, recorded three steals and one block in 42 minutes at Houston (12/5/15) ... Tallied a team-high-tying and season-best 26 points (9-17 FG, 5-10 3pt, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, two assists, one steal in 31 minutes at New Orleans (1/28/16) ... Made career-high 5 three-pointers ... Missed game vs. Milwaukee (2/1/16) with a sprained right wrist, ending games played streak at 211, second-longest active streak.

2014-15 (Sacramento)

Averaged 12.1 ppg (.437 FG%, .358 3pt%, .813 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 1.7 apg and 32.6 mpg in starting all 82 games ... Scored in double-figures in 52 games, 20 or more 13 times ... Led the Kings in scoring in six games and assists in four

2013-14 (Sacramento)

As a rookie, averaged 8.8 ppg (.376 FG%, .320 3pt% .804 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 1.0 apg and 26.7 mpg in 82 games (started 55) ... Scored in double-figures in 33 games, 20 or more points in three games, 30 points or more once ... Led team in scoring in four games, rebounding in one, assists in one ... Named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for games played in November after averaging 9.1 ppg (.378 FG%, .350 3pt%, .810 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 0.9 apg and 22.8 mpg in 14 games (started 8) ... Was selected to participate in the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, held on February 15 at the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, joining Terrence Ross (Toronto), Paul George (Indiana), Damian Lillard (Portland), John Wall (Washington), and Harrison Barnes (Golden State) ... Top Single-Game Performance: Tallied career-highs in points (game-high 31), five rebounds, a season-high five assists and a steal in 42 minutes vs. Phoenix (4/16/14) ... Scored 20 points (8-17 FG, 4-7 3pt), six rebounds, one assist and two steals in 32 minutes off the bench vs. Lakers (12/6/13) ... Had 20 points (8-13 FG, 4-7 3pt) at Miami (12/20/13)

COLLEGE CAREER

An early entry candidate, averaged 15.9 ppg (.495 FG%, .420 3pt%, .870 FT%), 5.2 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.0 spg, and 32.2 mpg in 37 appearances for the Jayhawks ... Set the KU freshman record in scoring (3rd in the Big 12) and free throw percentage ... Was named to the Second Team All-America by the AP, NABC, and USBWA in 2013 ... Also chosen John R. Wooden Award All-America, Lute Olson All-America Team, Third Team All-America by Sporting News and USBWA Freshman All-America ... Was listed on the final ballot for the John R. Wooden Award given to the nation’s top player, as well as one of 14 finalists for USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Year, 30 candidates for the Naismith Award and eight for USBWA Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year ... An All-Big 12 First Team honoree by both the coaches and media as well as a Big 12 All-Rookie Team pick ... A three-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week and one-time league player of the week ... Became only the second Jayhawk in the 17-year history of the Big 12 to win both awards in the same season ... Had 11 games of 20 points or more, including three 30-point performances ... His 36 points against West Virginia broke the Kansas freshman single-game scoring record and his three 30-point efforts also set a KU freshman single-season mark ... Set Kansas freshman records in scoring (15.9 ppg, 589 points) and free throw percentage (87.0) ... Led Kansas in scoring at 15.9 points per game, a Jayhawk freshman record and third in the Big 12 ... Paced the conference with an 87.0 free throw percentage and also ranked among the league leaders in field goal percentage (8th, .495 FG%), three-point field goal percentage (2nd, .420 3pt%), three-point field goals made (6th, 2.0) and rebounds (20th, 5.2 rpg) ... Redshirted in 2011-12, sitting out the season as a partial academic quali er ... Was able to practice with the team during the second semester ... Made the Big 12 honor roll that semester with a GPA over 3.0

HIGH SCHOOL

Averaged 16 points and seven rebounds over six games as a high school senior at Christian Life Center in Humble, Texas after transferring there from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. ... Ranked No. 17 nationally by Rivals.com ... Spent his junior season at Wellston High School in St. Louis, averaging 28.3 ppg, 12.7 rpg, 6.2 apg, 2.6 spg and 2.3 bpg ... Wellston closed following the 2009-10 academic year

MORE

Changed jersey number to 23 prior to the 2014-15 season after wearing #16 in first season with the Kings ... Became only the third player to be selected out of Kansas by the Kings in the Sacramento era, joining Ryan Robertson (second round, 45th overall, 1999) and Thomas Robinson (first round, 5th overall, 2012) ... Is only the fourth player from Kansas to ever be selected by the Kings (Carl Henry, 4th round, 1984) in Sacramento franchise history

PERSONAL

Lists "The Hangover" and "Friday" as all-time favorite movies ... Favorite comfort is hamburgers


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