JaVale McGee

#1C

JaVale

McGee

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 8.1 65.6 0 46.9 5.4 2.4 0.2 0.6
CAREER STATS 18.3 54.8 12.5 57.8 7.9 5.2 0.3 1.6

HEIGHT

7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m

WEIGHT

270 lbs

/ 122.5kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170113 dunks

Check out all the rim rocking action in Friday's edition of the Dunks of the Day.

20170112 top 10

Take a look at the top 10 plays from Thursday's NBA action.

20170112 botn

JaVale McGee leaps and swats the shot attempt into the seats with force.

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JaVale McGee crashes the boards and follows up the miss for a putback dunk.

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JaVale McGee shows off his footwork in the post and makes the pretty bank shot over the double team.

0021600520 DEN GSW McGee oop 1q

JaVale McGee completes the oop fro Draymond Green.

0021600501 dal gsw play5 McGee Dunk

Steph Curry passes to JaVale McGee for the dunk.

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Draymond Green lobs it up to JaVale McGee for the slam

0021600501 dal gsw play2 McGee alley oop q1

Steph Curry lobs it up to JaVale McGee for the slam.

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JaVale McGee elevates for the dunk.

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JaVale McGee crashes the boards and follows up the missed shot for a putback jam.

20161223 GSW DET recap go90

The Warriors get their seventh win in a row behind 32 points from Kevin Durant, 119-113.

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Kevin Durant scores a game high, 32 points, as the Golden State Warriors defeat the Detroit Pistons 119-113

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JaVale McGee skies for the block on Trevor Booker.

0021600427 uta gsw Mc Gee Dunk

JaVale McGee rises up for the slam.

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JaVale McGee rises up for the alley-oop jam.

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Draymond Green connects with JaVale McGee on the lob for the one-handed alley-oop finish.

20161215 NYK GSW recap go90

Klay Thompson has 25 points to help lift the Warriors over the Knicks, 103-90.

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Klay Thompson throws the lob to JaVale McGee and he comes down with the slam.

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JaVale McGee slams the alley-oop.


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 36GP 289MIN 86FGM 131FGA 65.6FG% 03PM 23PA 03P% 23FTM 49FTA 46.9FT% 31OREB 57DREB 88REB 8AST 22TOV 8STL 21BLK 43PF 0DD2 0TD3 195PTS 77+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016GSW3622891958613165.6020234946.93157888821224377
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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