JaVale McGee

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JaVale McGee
J McGee - Wizards vs Heat 2009-04-04.jpg
McGee during his tenure with the Wizards
No. 7 – Los Angeles Lakers
PositionCenter
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1988-01-19) January 19, 1988 (age 32)
Flint, Michigan
NationalityAmerican
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High schoolDetroit Country Day
(Beverly Hills, Michigan)
Providence Christian
(Fremont, Michigan)
Hales Franciscan (Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeNevada (2006–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Playing career2008–present
Career history
20082012Washington Wizards
20122015Denver Nuggets
2015Philadelphia 76ers
2015–2016Dallas Mavericks
2016-2018Golden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
2x NBA Champion
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

JaVale McGee (born January 19, 1988 in Flint, Michigan) is an American basketball player that currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He went to University of Nevada, Reno for college where he played for the Nevada Wolf Pack. McGee was drafted by the Washington Wizards with the 18th overall pick in the 1st round of the 2008 NBA Draft. McGee also participated in the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest where he finished in second place, losing to Blake Griffin. He was the first player to dunk three basketballs at one time in a dunk contest. On March 15, 2012, He was traded by the Wizards to the Denver Nuggets for Nenê.[1] McGee's father was George Montgomery who was also a NBA player and his mother is Pamela McGee who was a WNBA player which made McGee the first son of an WNBA player to play in the NBA.

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