JaVale McGee

#1C

JaVale

McGee

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 7.3 63.8 0 51.7 4.7 2.2 0.3 0.7
CAREER STATS 18.7 54.4 14.3 58.1 8 5.2 0.3 1.7

HEIGHT

7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m

WEIGHT

270 lbs

/ 122.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Stephen Curry finds JaVale McGee for the alley oop dunk

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JaVale McGee makes a great lookaway pass to Andre Iguodala for the jam.

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JaVale McGee comes up with the big block off the backboard on Blake Griffin's shot.

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combine for 62 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists as the Warriors beat the Timberwolves, 115-102.

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JaVale McGee swats Andrew Wiggins' layup attempt.

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Draymond Green throws the alley oop to JaVale McGee.

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Warriors work the ball to JaVale McGee for the slam.

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JaVale McGee misses the first dunk attempt but connects on his second try.

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Klay Thompson feeds JaVale McGee down low, and McGee finishes with the slam.

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Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, and Klay Thompson combine for 55 points as the Warriors breeze by Lakers , 112-107.

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Patrick McCaw penetrates and dishes to JaVale McGee who puts the defender on an absolute poster.

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Chandler Parsons scores 26 points with eight rebounds and four assists as the Mavericks beat the Grizzlies, 114-110.

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JaVale McGee drives the lane for an alley-oop dunk from J.J. Barea.

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Chandler Parsons finds JaVale McGee for the alley-oop dunk.

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J.J. Barea feeds JaVale McGee for the two-handed slam.

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Kevin Durant scores 24 points with seven assists to top Chandler Parsons' 26 and five rebounds as Oklahoma City hangs on, 109-106.

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JaVale McGee soars to catch the alley-oop pass from J.J. Barea.

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JaVale McGee gets the feed in the lane and powers it home over the defense.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in five games (all starts) for the Denver Nuggets in his sixth NBA season, averaged 7.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 15.9 minutes... Suffered a stress fracture in left tibia and was inactive at UTA on 11/11 … Registered 14 points, three rebounds and two blocks vs. ATL on 11/7.

CAREER NOTES: Finished second in the NBA in total blocked shots (193) and blocks per game (2.4) in 2010-11 . . . Scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed a career-high-tying 18 rebounds at GSW (3/27/11) . . . Recorded his first career triple-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high 12 blocks at CHI (3/15/11) . . . In 2011 in Los Angeles, became the first player in Washington franchise history to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend . . . With a then career-high 25 points and 15 rebounds in 30 minutes of play on 4/6/10 vs. GSW, became the first NBA player since Boston's Kevin McHale (12/14/84) to record 25+ points and 15+ rebounds as a reserve in less than 31 minutes of play.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13 (Denver): Appeared in 79 games, averaging 9.1 points, 4.8 boards and 1.99 blocks in 18.1 minutes . . . Recorded 10 points and a season-high 17 rebounds in 25 minutes at MIL on 4/15 . . . Tallied 11 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in 28 minutes at DAL on 4/12 . . . Grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots in 16 minutes vs. SAS on 4/10 . . . Scored a season-high 21 points (10-11 FG) to go with 11 boards and three blocks in 26 minutes at SAS on 3/27 . . . Posted 17 points, six boards and three blocks in 17 minutes at CHA on 2/23 . . . Had five points, a season-high 16 rebounds and three blocks in 32 minutes at BOS on 2/10 . . . Had 15 points (5-6 FG) and three blocks in 20 minutes at OKC on 1/16 . . . Totaled 17 points (7-9 FG) and six rebounds in 26 minutes at LAL on 1/6 . . . Tallied 11 points and seven rebounds and hit first career three-pointer in 17 minutes vs. LAC on 1/1 . . . Posted 12 points, nine rebounds and season-high six blocks in 22 minutes vs. MEM on 12/29 . . . Had 19 points (7-9 FG) and three blocks in 17 minutes at SAC on 12/16 . . . Totaled season-high 20 points on 9-of-9 shooting to go with four boards in 30 minutes at IND on 12/7 . . . Posted 17 points (career-high 16 FTA), six rebounds and a season-high five blocks in 23 minutes vs. TOR on 12/3 . . . Had 18 points, six boards and three blocks vs. MIA on 11/15 . . . Posted 16 points and nine boards in 23 minutes at MIA on 11/3.

2011-12 (Denver, Washington): Acquired by Denver in a three-team deal with Washington and L.A. Clippers on 3/15 . . . Appeared in 61 games overall . . . Including five starts in 20 games with Denver, averaged 10.3 points 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 20.6 minutes . . . Totaled 17 points, eight boards and three blocks in 24 minutes vs. ORL on 4/22 . . . Registered 14 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes at LAL on 4/13 . . . Had eight points, seven boards and two blocks in 23 minutes at TOR on 3/28 . . . Tallied 13 points, 11 boards and two blocks in 25 minutes at MIN on 3/25 . . . Posted 15 points, including the game-winning dunk with 5 seconds left, seven boards and three blocks in 24 minutes vs. DET on 3/21 in his first game since joining Denver . . . Scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds vs. SAS (3/12) . . . Recorded three straight games with at least 18 points and 11 rebounds (2/10--2/14) . . . Had a season-high 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. MIA (2/10) . . . Tallied 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots at CHA (1/28) . . . Scored 23 points, grabbed a career-high tying 18 rebounds and blocked a season-high tying five shots vs. PHI (1/14) . . . Has five games with five or more blocks this season.

2010-11 (Washington): Appeared in a career-high 79 games (career-high 75 starts), and averaged then career-highs in points (10.1 ppg), rebounds (8.0 rpg), blocks (2.4 bpg), field goal percentage (.550) and minutes per game (27.8) . . . Led Washington in total rebounds (634), offensive rebounds (223), games played (79) and starts (75) . . . Grabbed 10+ rebounds in 28 games, and had 10 games with five or more blocks . . . Posted a career-high 21 double-doubles . . . Finished second in the NBA in total blocked shots (193), and recorded Washington's highest single-season block total since 1989-90 . . . Scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed a career-high tying 18 rebounds at GSW (3/27) . . . Recorded his first career triple-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high 12 blocks at CHI (3/15) . . . His 12 blocks at CHI marked the most by any NBA player since 2000-01, and marked the most blocks in a triple-double effort since Shawn Bradley in 1998 . . . Missed a total of three games; one for a team suspension (12/26), and two due to flulike symptoms (1/28-1/29).

2009-10 (Washington): Averaged 6.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game in 60 games (19 starts) for Washington . . . Tied with Brendan Haywood with a team-high 101 blocked shots . . . Improved on his rookie season marks with a then career-high .508 FG%, 4.0 rpg and 1.7 bpg . . . Ranked ninth in the NBA in blocks per game and first in blocks per 48 minutes (5.01) . . . In eight games in the month of April, averaged 13.2 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game . . . Recorded six double-doubles, and had seven games with 10+ rebounds . . . Scored in double-figures 17 times . . . Blocked a career-high six shots twice (4/12 at NYK, 11/24 vs. PHI) . . . With eight dunks vs. ATL (3/11), recorded the most dunks in a game by a Wizard since dunks have been officially recorded as a stat (last 10 seasons) . . . Missed one game (12/28) with a sore right knee.

2008-09 (Washington): Averaged 6.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per game . . . Started 14 games as a rookie, and averaged 7.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in those games . . . Scored a season-high 18 points three times . . . Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds in three games . . . Blocked a season-high four shots at Chicago (12/6) . . . Scored in double figures 18 times overall, and grabbed 10+ rebounds four times . . . Recorded four double-doubles . . . Did not miss a game due to illness/injury.

PLAYOFFS:
2013: Appeared in all six games (two starts) during Denver's first-round playoff series against Golden State . . . Went 4-for-4 from the field and finished with nine points and six rebounds in 23 minutes in Game 1 . . . Averaged 7.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.00 blocks in 18.7 minutes . . . Scored 10 points to go with eight rebounds and three blocks in Game 5 . . . Had nine points and 10 rebounds in Game 6. 2012 (Denver): Appeared in all seven playoff games vs. L.A. Lakers, averaging 8.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.14 blocks in 25.9 minutes per game . . . Recorded double-doubles in two games against the Lakers in GM 3 on 5/4/12 and GM 5 on 5/8/12) . . . Posted 21 points, 14 rebounds and 2 blocks while shooting 9-of-12 from the field in GM 5 @ Lakers . . . Also collected 15 rebounds, 16 points, and 3 blocks while shooting 8-of-12 in 28 minutes in GM 3 vs. LAL on 5/4/12 . . . Recorded a total of 22 blocks and 67 rebounds in the seven game series vs. LAL.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Washington in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft (18th overall) . . . Acquired by Denver, along with Ronny Turiaf and a future second-round pick, as part of a three-team trade that sent Nene, Brian Cook and a second-round pick to Washington and Nick Young to the L.A. Clippers . . . Signed contract extension with Denver on 7/18/12.

COLLEGE:
Earned Second Team All-WAC honors as a sophomore at Nevada in 2008, and was named to the league's All-Defensive Team . . . Finished his collegiate career as Nevada's fourth all-time leader in blocked shots with 122 . . . Averaged 14.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game during his sophomore season . . . Led the WAC in blocks per game (2.8) as a sophomore . . . As a freshman, averaged 3.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game behind All-American and future NBA draft pick Nick Fazekas.

PERSONAL:
Mother, Pamela McGee, was an All-American basketball player at Southern California who also played and coached in the WNBA . . . Is the first son of a WNBA player to be drafted in the NBA . . . His father, George Montgomery, played collegiately at Illinois . . . Joined with team management and teammates when with Wizards for their annual "Family-to-Family Holiday Delivery," to deliver toys, books, clothes, games and gift certificates to designated families in Washington, DC, who needed help with the holidays . . . In October of 2009, joined a contingent of teammates and coaches in Washington's "Salute To The Stars," honoring wounded servicemen and women for their service to the country . . . Was an early entry candidate in the 2008 NBA Draft . . . Attended Detroit Country Day HS and Providence Christian HS in Michigan before playing his senior season at Hales Franciscan in Chicago . . . Enjoys playing chess and video games.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 19GP 139MIN 37FGM 58FGA 63.8FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 15FTM 29FTA 51.7FT% 18OREB 24DREB 42REB 6AST 15TOV 3STL 13BLK 25PF 0DD2 0TD3 89PTS 37+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016GSW19013989375863.8010152951.71824426313152537
2015DAL3423691727713457.5010183650538013335262149-54
2014PHI60611881844.40002450491320152-81
2014DEN17019488346155.700020296914344812191328-129
2013DEN557935173844.70001110010717217816-5
2012DEN790143371730352757.51110011018659.115822338124301579018465
2011DEN2054102059315261.2000195137.33679115610311948-3
2011WAS4140112448621440053.50005811650127235362252510168118-909
2010WAS797521927983326045503013423058.32234116343841193102232-456
2009WAS601996738615630750.80107411663.888155243141610151122-344
2008WAS7514114248919138749.40001071626612017429423337561155-586

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