Ben McLemore

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Ben

McLemore

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 19.3 43 38.2 75.3 8.1 2.1 0.8 0.1
CAREER STATS 25.5 41.7 35.2 78 9.4 2.6 1.2 0.2

HEIGHT

6 ft5 in

/ 1.96m

WEIGHT

195 lbs

/ 88.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021601228 sac lac recap

DeAndre Jordan posts a double-double with 18 points and 17 boards as LA clinches the 4th seed in the West with the win over the Kings.

0021601200 hou sac mcLemore and-one Q2

Ben McLemore drives into the lane and hits the layup as he draws the foul.

0021601187 VO SAC MCLEMORE DUNK Q4

Langston Galloway finds Ben McLemore in transition for the one handed tomahawk dunk.

0021601140 sac min recap

Buddy Hield scores 22 points as the Kings defeat the Timberwolves, 123-117

0021601132 sac nop recap

DeMarcus Cousins shines against his former squad as he posts a double-double of 37 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Pelicans past the Kings, 117-89.

0021601120 uta sac mclemore and one q2

Ben McLemore gets the hoop and the harm on the driving layup.

0021600997 ORL SAC recap

Darren Collison records 19 points and 13 assists, Willie Cauley-Stein adds 18 points as the Kings defeat the Magic.

0021600972 was sac mclemore flush 4th

Off the steal, Ty Lawson dumps it back to Ben McLemore for the flush.

0021600866 cha sac recap

The Hornets snap a 12-game road losing streak behind Frank Kaminsky's 23 points as the Charlotte beats the Kings, 99-85.

0021600866 cha sac ben mclemore dunk

Ben McLemore flies in baseline and throws it down.

0021600855 DEN SAC recap

Willie Cauley-Stein scores 29 points as the Kings roll past the Nuggets, 116-100.

0021600855 DEN SAC McLemore dunk 1q

Ben McLemore gets out on the fast break and finishes with the slam.

0021600833 sac lal recap

DeMarcus Cousins scores 40 points, grabs 12 rebounds and hands out eight assists to lead the Kings past the Lakers. Louis Williams scores 29 points in the loss.

0021600833 vo sac mclemore three q3

Ben McLemore gets the pass from Arron Afflalo and knocks down the three.

0021600806 ATL SAC recap

DeMarcus Cousins, Ben McLemore and Darren Collison each score 22 points as the Kings defeat the Hawks, 108-107.

0021600806 VO SAC MCLEMORE THREE Q2

Darren Collison kicks it out to Ben McLemore who hits the three-pointer.

0021600793 bos sac recap

Darren Collison and Willie Cauley-Stein combine for 40 points to lead the Kings past the Celtics 108-92.

0021600793 bos sac mclemore 3pt q3

Ben McLemore drills the deep three-pointer.

0021600793 bos sac mclemore dunk q3

Ben McLemore powers past Jae Crowder for the huge two-handed slam.

0021600764 GSW SAC RECAP

DeMarcus Cousins scores 32 points, grabs 12 rebounds and dishes nine assists as the Kings beat the Warriors in overtime, 109-106. Stephen Curry scores 35 points and Klay Thompson adds 26 for the Warriors.


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

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 61GP 1176MIN 180FGM 419FGA 43FG% 653PM 1703PA 38.23P% 70FTM 93FTA 75.3FT% 19OREB 110DREB 129REB 51AST 62TOV 29STL 6BLK 108PF 1DD2 0TD3 495PTS -135+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016SAC61271176495180419436517038.2709375.3191101295129662108-135
2015SAC6853144253119545542.96718536.27410371.8341141487952109914022
2014SAC8282267099636383143.714039135.813016081.3312102411407719138219-35
2013SAC8255218672025567937.6952973211514380.45318223582451896201-206

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