Ben McLemore SG  #23

Current Team: Sacramento Kings

Born: Feb 11, 1993 (22 years old)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-5 (196cm)     Weight: 195 (88kg)

Hand: Right


Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Sacramento Kings)

Free Agent: RFA-2017

Current Agent: Rich Paul

Draft Entry: 2013 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2013 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 7, Sacramento Kings

Pre-Draft Team: Kansas (Fr)

High School: Christian Life Center [Humble, Texas]

Ben McLemore News

Kings Exercise 16-17 Option On Ben McLemore
Ben McLemore averaged 12.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 32.6 minutes per contest in starting all 82 games he played in last season.

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Ben McLemore Hires Rich Paul As Agent
Ben McLemore has decided to sign with Klutch Sports Group two weeks after firing his previous agent Rodney Blackstock.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Ben McLemore's 15-16 Option Exercised By Kings
Ben McLemore averaged 8.8 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 26.7 minutes per contest as a rookie last season

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Kings Offered Celtics Isaiah Thomas, Ben McLemore, Picks For Rajon Rondo
The deal did not go through due to Rajon Rondo's disinterest in signing a long-term contract with the Kings.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Passed Over For Rising Stars Challenge, McLemore Looks To Build ‘Brand’ Through Dunk Contest
Ben McLemore is looking to raise his profile in New Orleans, especially since the Dunk Contest garners more attention than the Rising Stars Challenge.

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George, Wall, Ross, Lillard, McLemore, Barnes In Dunk Contest
Paul George, John Wall, Terrence Ross, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes and Ben McLemore are confirmed for this year's Slam Dunk Contest.

Marc Stein/ESPN

LeBron On Dunk: I Like McLemore, Sucks It Was Him
LeBron James cleared Ben McLemore for a tomahawk dunk that instantly went viral.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

Carter-Williams, McLemore Named Rookies Of The Month
Michael Carter-Williams is averaging 17 points, seven assists, five rebounds and a league-high three steals per game.

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Kings Pleased With Work Ethic, Progress Of McLemore
Ben McLemore is earning a reputation as a hard worker and a committed defensive player.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

McLemore Aiming To Become Rookie Of The Year
Ben McLemore was drafted seventh overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Kings after it appeared at some points as though he would be a top-3 selection.

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Kings Looking To Move Up To Select McLemore
The Kings are believed to be targeting Ben McLemore.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

McLemore Thinks He'd Be Perfect Fit For Magic
Ben McLemore is a prime candidate to be drafted No. 2 overall.

Josh Robbins/Orlando Sentinel

List Of 77 Early Entry Candidates For 2013 NBA Draft
The 2013 NBA Draft has 77 early entry candidates, with 46 players from United States' colleges and 31 internatinoal players.

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NBA Scout: McLemore Is A 'Better Version' Of Ray Allen
Ben McLemore’s shooting stroke has drawn raves from NBA observers.

Gary Bedore/Lawrence Journal World

Ben McLemore Announces Entry Into Draft
Ben McLemore averaged 15.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game this season.

Chad Ford/ESPN (via Twitter)

McLemore Defers Decision On NBA Draft
Ben McLemore is seen as a top-5 pick in the June draft.

Tony Adame/Wichita Eagle

McLemore Overcame Extreme Poverty To Become Top Prospect
Ben McLemore grew up in one of the poorest urban communities in Missouri.

Eric Prisbell/USA TODAY

30 Candidates For NCAA Naismith Award Announced
The thirty candidates for Naismith Men's College Player of the Year were announced on Tuesday.

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McLemore Gaining Momentum As GM's Top Pick
Ben McLemore has a True Shooting Percentage of .651 this season and a PER of 24.61.

Chad Ford/ESPN

McLemore Survives Ankle Scare
Ben McLemore was diagnosed with a Grade 1 sprain.

Jason King/ESPN

McLemore Patterns Game After Pierce, LeBron
Ben McLemore is regarded as one of the top wing prospects in the country.

Tom Keegan/Lawrence Journal World

Ben McLemore Improving As Catch-And-Shoot Option From Outside
Ben McLemore has emerged as the go-to scorer for the Kansas Jayhawks.

Katie Sharp/ESPN

Self: McLemore Has Tools To Become KU's All-Time Best Defender
Bill Self said red-shirt freshman Ben McLemore could be the best defensive player the Jayhawks have ever had.

Gary Bedore/Lawrence Journal World

Self Identifies McLemore As Best NBA Prospect On Kansas Roster
Ben McLemore sat out last season due to being academically ineligible.

Andy Katz/ESPN

Self: McLemore As Talented As Robinson, Taylor
Ben McLemore is a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard out of St. Louis, Mo.

Lawrence Journal World

Ineligible McLemore Called NBA Talent By KU Teammates
Ben McLemore was ranked as the 49th best incoming freshman in the class of 2011.

Andy Katz/ESPN

Ben McLemore Commits To Kansas
Guard Ben McLemore was the second-highest rated non-committed prospect in the country.

Tully Corcoran/Topeka Capital-Journal

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