JaVale McGee

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JaVale McGee

McGee during his tenure with the Wizards
No. 11 – Dallas Mavericks
Center
Personal information
Born January 19, 1988 (1988-01-19) (age 28)
Flint, Michigan
Nationality American
High school Detroit Country Day
(Beverly Hills, Michigan)
Providence Christian
(Fremont, Michigan)
Hales Franciscan (Chicago, Illinois)
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College Nevada (2006–2008)
NBA Draft 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Pro career 2008–present
League NBA
Career history
20082012 Washington Wizards
20122015 Denver Nuggets
2015 Philadelphia 76ers
2015–present Dallas Mavericks
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 Denver Nuggets of the 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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