Ben McLemore




Starters To Be Announced January 18th
SEASON 16.7 41.1 31.7 78.9 6.3 2 0.8 0.2
CAREER STATS 24.8 41.6 35 78 9.1 2.5 1.2 0.2


6 ft5 in

/ 1.96m


195 lbs

/ 88.5kg



Tyreke Evans passes to Ben McLemore who cuts to the basket for a one-handed throw down.


Mario Chalmers passes to Ben McLemore for the and-1 layup.

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DeMar DeRozan scores 26 points to go along with 7 rebounds to lead to the Raptors to a win over the Grizzlies, 116-107.

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Courtney Lee scroes 24 points, Kristaps Porzingis adds 18 points and five rebounds as the Knicks defeat the Grizzlies.

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The Grizzlies break their 11-game losing streak with a 95-92 win over the Timberwolves behind Marc Gasol's 21 points and seven rebounds.

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LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers with 34 points to continue their 11th game winning streak by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies, 116-111.

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LaMarcus Aldridge scores 22 points and Rudy Gay adds 18 off the San Antonio bench to lead the Spurs to victory over the Grizzlies, 95-79.


Ben McLemore fakes out his defender and then hits the jumper for three.

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LaMarcus Aldridge scores a season-high 41 points to lead the Spurs to a 104-95 victory over the Grizzlies.


Ben McLemore turns Dirk Nowitzki around on a crossover before finishing with a layup.

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Marc Gasol dishes a quick pass to Ben McLemore for the layup.


NBA TV's crew analyzes the Memphis Grizzlies record of 22.4 fouls last season, which is the second highest in the NBA.

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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.

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


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

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

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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.

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

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

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


Professional History


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)


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)


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)


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


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 ... 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


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


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

Traditional Season Stats

Season2017 24GP 400MIN 58FGM 141FGA 41.1FG% 193PM 603PA 31.73P% 15FTM 19FTA 78.9FT% 10OREB 38DREB 48REB 20AST 21TOV 14STL 6BLK 61PF 0DD2 0TD3 150PTS -100+/-

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